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Character Trait of the Month
The character trait for the month of March is: Fairness and Sharing.


Cohoes High School teacher accepted as fellow in Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies project

March 23, 2015—High school science teacher Laura Murawski has been accepted as a fellow in the Cary Institute’s School Woodland Ecosystem Study Project (SWESP) which seeks to help students understand the ways in which species and diversity of trees matter in ecosystems. The study focuses on the species of trees at each fellow’s school and region. read the full story>>

Regents approves plan for new statewide science learning standards

March 20, 2015—In January, the New York State Board of Regents approved a strategic plan to enhance science instruction for students in grades K-12. According to the plan, updated state standards in science are critical for developing “scientifically literate citizens who are better prepared to pursue college and career pathways.” read the full story>>

Budget workshop outlines estimated expenditures, program needs in 2015-16

March 13, 2015—Wednesday night’s school budget presentation at Cohoes Middle School began with a review of the factors that influence a school district’s budget and an adjustment of the preliminary budget figure presented on Feb. 25. The revised 2015-16 budget is $40,037,375. This is a 1.2 percent increase over the current year budget [...] read the full story>>

Pediatric development MD and Cohoes grad shares reality of success with CHS students

March 5, 2015—Former Cohosier William Barbaresi was the first in his family to go to college. As a student at Cohoes High School in the 1970s, he grew up similarly to students today—walking to school, playing sports and navigating through social expectations, academic pressures and career aspirations throughout high school. read the full story>>