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


Cohoes City School District part of consortium that wins $348,311 leadership grant

October 22, 2014—A consortium of Capital Region BOCES, Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES and 17 school districts have won a $348,311 grant from the New York State Education Department to enhance and expand the expertise of area principals. The “Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Dissemination Grant: Principal Leadership” (STLE-D) will fund support for up to 45 principals [...] read the full story>>

Aspiring aerospace engineer puts studies first to get ahead in STEM program

October 7, 2014—Eoin Giller knows about working hard to reach a goal. The Cohoes High School senior, who is also a three-season athlete and an honors student, has wanted to be an aerospace engineer since elementary school. He studies hard each night and even took a community college class this summer and held a full-time internship in engineering to come closer to achieving his goal. 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>>