Facility Use Requests

Beginning Monday, community groups and athletic teams unaffiliated with the school district can expect changes to the way facility use requests are submitted to the district business office. The current system of submitting a paper form is being replaced by ML Schedules, an online scheduling management system based in Rochester, NY. Users are required to …

Changes to arrival procedures at Abram Lansing aim to ease congestion on James Street

Abram Lansing families who drive their children to school were welcomed back from April break with new arrival procedures. All students will now enter through the door by the playground for arrival. Families should drive through the lane and stop as close to the playground as possible. This serves to move traffic further along, allowing …

Van Schaick Energy Club holds recycled linens drive to benefit The Animal Support Project (TASP)

The Energy Team, an environmentally conscious group of students at Van Schaick Grade School, recently completed a spring linens drive to make a difference in not only saving the environment, but also saving community animals. The Animal Support Project (TASP) located in Renssalaer County, provides assistance to animal owners to reduce shelter populations, euthanasia and …

Board approves $41.8 million 2017-18 proposed budget

School budget vote day and Board of Education elections On Tuesday, May 16, residents will go to the polls to vote on a proposed $41,826,200 spending plan for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget increases spending over the current-year by $400,612 or 0.97 percent. The proposed spending plan includes a 1.62 percent increase in …

CDTA Survey Results

CDTA Transportation Proposal Background The Cohoes City School District is considering providing CDTA swipe cards to all students in grades 6-12 beginning in the 2017-18 school year. The cost to provide swipe cards to the roughly 960 eligible students is an estimated $127,500. This includes four new CDTA buses transporting students on three newly developed …

Assistant Superintendent to be honored with Excellence in District Administration Leadership Award

Later this evening, Cohoes Assistant Superintendent Peggy O’Shea will be presented with the Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Excellence in District Administration Leadership award at their Capital Region Annual Education Awards Dinner at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Albany. Ms. O’Shea began her administrative career in 1995 as an assistant principal at …

Seven CHS seniors accepted to Siena College

Madison Benedetti, Dawson Bridger, Kayleigh Coones, Treviny Cox, Nia Hamlin, Jakob Majkut and Danielle Mero all received acceptance letters from Siena earlier this year. While these graduating seniors finish up their remaining months of high school, big decisions lie ahead. To help make those decisions easier, Siena College’s Associate Director of Admissions, Jim Eaton, met …

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