Walking School Bus program coming to Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill

The Cohoes City School District, in partnership with St. Peter’s Health Partners Community Health Programs, is launching a new Walking School Bus for students who attend Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill. The Walking School Bus (WSB) is a group of children walking to school together with adult supervision. Students are picked up at their front …

Hundreds turn out for second annual MENtors walk

Hundreds of male mentors, from dads and grandads to older brothers and uncles, turned out for the elementary schools’ second annual MENtors Walk-Your-Child-to-School event this morning. Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill students and their mentors gathered in Lansing Park and welcomed Albany County District Attorney David Soares, while Van Schaick families joined Mayor Morse in …

CHS students one step closer to earning HVCC credits

On Thursday, September 14, Cohoes City Clerk Lori Yando provided more than 50 Early College High School foreign language students with certificates of residency, making it possible for them to earn Hudson Valley Community College credits for the successful completion of the HVCC French and HVCC Spanish courses they are taking this year. he certificate …

New local law makes attendance compulsory for Cohoes five year-olds

Earlier this week Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that makes attendance for kindergarteners enrolled in school in Cohoes and Watervliet mandatory. In accordance with New York State law, school attendance is compulsory for children ages six and above. The exceptions are New York City, Syracuse, Buffalo, Rochester, Utica, Yonkers, and now Cohoes and …

New hires in leadership roles at Cohoes High School, central office

School started today and the district is still filling the last of the vacant and new positions for the 2017-18 school year. The successful passage of the proposed budget in May established new positions, as well as some new roles for current staff. Retirements and resignations have also led to some new staff joining the …

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