Harmony Hill collecting bottles and cans for Clynk Challenge

Harmony Hill School is participating in the CLYNK for Schools Recycling Challenge now through March 22. Donated bottles and cans are being accepted and for every $1.00 raised in the Challenge period, the school receives a bonus $.50 match from Hannaford, plus an opportunity to win a $1,500 grand prize! Bottles and cans can be …

Abram Lansing students create huge “drip” painting

After watching a couple videos about abstract impressionist painter Jackson Pollock, Abram Lansing students recently tried their hands at a technique he made famous: “drip” painting. Over the course of a few days, every student in the school dripped and splashed paint on a massive canvas on the floor of McKenna Robinson’s art room. “I …

Registration open for summer music/theatre program

Registration for the 2019 summer arts education program is open now through April 18. The program is limited to the first 75 students (currently in grades 3-8) who register. The program, covering instruction in dance, acting and voice, will meet July 8-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cohoes Middle School and culminate in a showcase presentation on the …

Stuck for a Buck earns Harmony Hill “Rookie of the Year” honors

Harmony Hill’s Kiera Hovey and Sharon Laughlin recently accepted, on behalf of the school, a “Rookie of the Year” award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). The award was in recognition of the school’s Stuck for a Buck fundraising efforts last March. Those efforts were inspired by 1st grader Lucas Santoro, who is a …

Junior Drama Club presents “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Jan. 18-20

Embedded YouTube video of Little Mermaid Jr. preview Showtimes Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19 – 7pm Sunday, Jan. 20 – 2pm matinee Cohoes HS Auditorium Admission: $5 Lead roles Ava Hotaling – Ariel Joe McCormick – Prince Eric Eli Thivierge – Sebastian  Claire D’Angelico – Flounder Julia Szozda – King Triton Samantha Huelle – Ursula …

Regents exam schedule and CDTA info

Exam Schedule Tuesday, January 22, 8:30 a.m. – English Language Arts Tuesday, January 22, 12:30 p.m. – Living Environment Wednesday, January 23, 8:30 a.m. – US History & Gov’t Wednesday, January 23, 8:30 a.m. – Geometry Wednesday, January 23, 12:30 p.m. – Algebra I Thursday, January 24, 8:30 a.m. – Transition Exam in Global History & …

Functional skills class completes rollercoaster (Video)

Embedded YouTube video of marble going through obstacle course Students in Mr. Morris’s functional skills class at CHS recently completed a 50 foot obstacle course spanning half the classroom! Their goal was to get a marble to roll from one end to the other. “They’re learning a lot of important skills, like planning, organizing, and …

CHS faculty learns how to ‘Stop the Bleed’

At Thursday’s faculty meeting at Cohoes High School, the teachers were the students, and the lesson they learned could save a life. Professionals from Albany Med, Cohoes school nurses and a Cohoes firefighter were on hand to teach Stop the Bleed, a program that demonstrates how to recognize and control life-threatening bleeding. Participants were shown …

Kindergarten registration open Feb. 25 to Mar. 1

Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year will take place the week of February 25 to March 1 at Cohoes Middle School during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 518-237-4131, ext. 2299 our email our registrar Alena Savaria – asavaria@cohoes.org. Pupils entering kindergarten must be …

District welcomes new facilities director

Please join district leaders in welcoming our new director of facilities, Jim Stapleton, to the Cohoes school community. Stapleton comes to Cohoes from the Shenendehowa Central School District, where he was the energy management supervisor. Previously, he spent more than a decade in the Niskayuna Central School District as a maintenance mechanic supervisor. Stapleton has a degree in …

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