Van Schaick Grade School

150 Continental Ave.

Cohoes, NY 12047

(518) 237.2828


Jacqueline DeChiaro


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2015-16 Supply Lists - Van Schaick

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Van Schaick Grade School October Newsletter

Important events that shouldn't be missed! What's happening at Van Schaick Grade School this month. 


Van Schaick Grade School annual PBIS block party kickoff

Van Schaick Grade School kicked off a new school year of positive behavior with the annual PBIS block party. Special thanks to CAP COM, BCBS, the Van Schaick Grade School PTO, Mr. Perry and Rozie!  view the photo gallery>>

Information on the state's Common Core Learning Standards for all students

The Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) are new, more rigorous standards to better prepare students for career and college success. VISIT THE COHOES CCLS PAGE>>  CCLS Parent TOOLKIT>>

School breakfast and lunch menus at Van Schaick Grade School

Food Service provides breakfast and lunch menus for the current and upcoming month. Information on mySchoolBucks can also be found on the Food Services page.  visit the food service page>>

Talking to children about social media safety

Resources for parents on how to prevent cyberbullying and keeping track of your kids social media and online activities. VISIT THE SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY PAGE>>

Safe Snack List for classroom celebrations and school events

Revised practices regarding shared baked goods and other treats during classroom celebrations took effect in October, 2013. The list is available in classrooms and the main office.  read the letter>> view the safe snack list>>

Van Schaick School Improvement Plan 2013-14

The comprehensive plan to increase student achievement and create a more positive, supportive and productive learning environment. view the school improvement plan>>