7 Bevan Street

Cohoes, NY 12047

(518) 237.0100


Robert K. Libby


Character Trait of the Month
The character trait for the month of October is: Trustworthiness, Honesty and Integrity.


"Go Home Early" evacuation drill set for October 10 at all school buildings

September 30, 2014The New York State Education Department requires all school districts to hold an annual "Go Home Early" drill to ensure that students and staff are prepared in case an emergency ever requires school grounds to be cleared. The Cohoes City School District will conduct this drill on Friday, October 10, 2014. read the full story>>

Recent CHS graduate overcame language barrier in quest to earn diploma

September 17, 2014—Daniel Otamendi moved to Cohoes the summer before he started ninth grade. He didn’t know how to say “hello” in English. A native of Argentina, Daniel came to live with his dad with the goal of earning his diploma, and then a college degree, to be able to provide a better future for his two younger brothers. read the full story>>

Health departments provide advice on preventing the spread of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

September 16, 2014—As you may be aware from recent media coverage, several states in the Midwest reported clusters of a respiratory illness known as Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) affecting children and others over the last few weeks; more recently, cases of EV-D68 have been confirmed in New York. The Cohoes City School District is providing information from the CDC and the DOH [...] read the full story>>

Feedback sought on next superintendent

September 12, 2014Superintendent Robert Libby recently announced his decision to retire, effective April 1, 2015. The school board is seeking the community's input via an online survey. The feedback will be used to draft the questions that will be posed in the initial candidate interviews, and serve as information that will be shared with candidates regarding the district's priorities and expectations. read the full story>>