Cohoes Middle School announces first quarter honor and high honor students

Cohoes Middle School has announced high honors (91.5-100 percent average) and honors (84.5-91.49 percent average) students for the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year.  read the full story>>

Pre-K registration now open

Registration is now open for a half-year Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) program at Abram Lansing Elementary beginning January, 2016. Prospective students must be Cohoes residents and must turn four  by Dec. 1, 2015.    read the full story>>

Cohoes Elementary Art Teacher’s Work on Display

A Cohoes City School District art teacher’s work is being featured as part of a local art exhibition.
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CHS indoor walking track opens to community on Monday, Nov. 2

The Cohoes City School District invites city residents to utilize its suspended walking track at the Alumni Gymnasium located at Cohoes High School starting on Monday, Nov. 2. read the full story>>

Cohoes City School District wins New York State College Action Grant

Cohoes City School District has received a New York State College Action grant for $5,000 to support our students in their pursuit of post-secondary education. read the full story>>

Cohoes High School alumnus shares firefighting experience with students

Cohoes High School kicked off NYS College Application Week with a visit from a Cohoes alumnus who is a firefighter and EMT. read the full story>>

State Education Department launches Common Core survey

The New York State Education Department launched an extensive online survey on Thursday, Oct. 22 to encourage parents, educators and community members to provide detailed feedback on the state’s Common Core standards in English Language Arts and math. read the full story>>

Harmony Hill celebrates character during homecoming week

Harmony Hill hosted the annual Respect Fest and PBIS dance. read the full story>>

Approved efficiency plan means rebate checks for Cohoes homeowners

The Tax Freeze/Government Efficiency Plan submitted by the Cohoes City School District has been approved by the New York State Division of the Budget and will be forwarded to the Department of Taxation and Finance.
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Homecoming fun at Van Schaick and Abram Lansing

Students at Van Schaick Grade School and Abram Lansing Elementary School had a lot of fun celebrating homecoming during the week of Oct. 13-16.  read the full story>>

Response to Food Inspection issues at Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill elementary schools

As you may have seen in the Albany Business Review, Cohoes City School District recently received food inspection violations for having dented canned goods in stock at Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill elementary schools. The identified cans were immediately removed from the stock and returned to the vendor for credit. At Abram Lansing, a batch of chicken nuggets was also identified as having cooled to slightly below the appropriate temperature during holding. A follow-up inspection was conducted at Abram Lansing on Oct. 3 and passed without issue. Harmony Hill passed the initial inspection, so a follow-up inspection was not required.  read the full story>>

Cohoes City School District wins competitive grant to expand pre-K opportunities

Cohoes City School District has been awarded $164,209 in renewable pre-K funding to extend the district’s existing full-day prekindergarten program to 36 more students each year. read the full story>>