Van Schaick Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Van Schaick students and staff on Wednesday, March 21 had a celebration in honor of World Down Syndrome Day. They wore mismatched socks to celebrate their differences, had a dance party, and made a “chain of kindness” by writing acts of kindness on paper chain links.

Lockdown at Cohoes High School on Tuesday, March 20

At approximately 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, Albany County Sheriff’s dispatch notified administrators at Cohoes High School about a threat made against the school. The school was immediately put in lockdown. Police arrived within minutes, investigated the report, and determined the threat was not credible. The lockdown was lifted at 2:37 p.m. and students were …

Two Cohoes students place first at SkillsUSA regional

Two Cohoes students are moving on to the state SkillsUSA competition after placing first in their respective fields of study at the regional competition last Wednesday. Abby Grant took the top spot in the commercial baking category while Thomas Ascenzi triumphed in internetworking. “I was really nervous when I got there, but then I realized …

Cohoes students join nationwide walkout against gun violence

“Enough is enough.” That was the message delivered by hundreds of Cohoes High School students on Wednesday as they joined a national movement to honor the victims of the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and advocate for political action on gun violence. “A walkout is, more or less, a form of …

March is Community Month at CHS

For the entire month of March, Cohoes High School students are teaming up to participate in programs that encourage healthful habits, building respect, developing creativity, inspiring diversity, establishing connections, informing their futures, protecting our environment, and serving our community. Each week in March will focus on a different community theme and will include a variety …

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