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Cohoes, NY 12047

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Changes to immunization requirements for 2015-16 school year

July 22,2015—With the start of the new school year approaching, parents should be aware that there have been changes to the 2015-16 immunization requirements for public schools. Among the changes are requirements that all children have their complete series of MMR, DTaP and polio immunizations prior to entering school. Previously, the final doses of each vaccine could be administered up until age 6. read the full story>>

Cohoes City School District community mourns loss of central office secretary

July 17,2015—The Cohoes City School District community is mourning the loss of a dedicated support staff member and friend. Secretary to the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent JoAnn Heroux, “Jo” passed away on Tuesday, July 14, at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany.“While I didn’t have the pleasure of knowing JoAnn personally, I know she touched many lives throughout the district and the community,” [...] read the full story>>

New Athletic Placement Process (APP) for all middle school students interested in playing on high school athletic teams

June 24,2015—There is a new statewide Athletic Placement Process (APP) for middle school students interested in playing on a high school athletic team. This replaces the Selection Classification Process! There are no waivers if a student does not meet the medical clearance/maturation and/or pass 4 out of the 5 physical fitness tests.
This means the respective student may not proceed with the process [...] read the full story>>

Middle School principal receives YMCA Black & Latino Achievers Award

June 9,2015—On Tuesday, June 2, Principal Dan Martinelli was honored at the 12th Annual awards event recognizing key leaders in the Greater Capital Region who have made a difference for area youth. Mr. Martinelli was instrumental in bringing two Achievers programs to Cohoes Middle School this year—The Black and Latino Achievers program and the Youth and Government program. read the full story>>