WWII Vet’s Valentine’s Day wish granted by Van Schaick students

A 104-year-old WWII veteran had his Valentine’s Day wish granted by students at Van Schaick Grade School. Major Bill White (Ret.) of Stockton, California asked people from all over the country to send him cards to add to his scrapbooks. Van Schaick students wanted to make sure their cards stood out, so they combined them …

RPI Engineering Ambassadors bring love of STEM to CMS

Members of the RPI Engineering Ambassadors visited CMS Thursday to give hands-on lessons on the principles of g-force, centripetal force and drag force. G- and centripetal force were explored as students had the opportunity to design and create their own rollercoasters. To demonstrate drag force, students built lego cars to test in a wind tunnel. The RPI …

More than 20 Cohoes students to spend senior year on college campus

When Saif Shah first heard about the Future Ready Pathways program in ninth grade, he thought it sounded too good to be true. “I thought there had to be a catch,” said Shah, now a junior at Cohoes High School. But the promises of Future Ready Pathways (FRP) were real, and students are reaping the …

Mentoring programs recognized by Gov. Cuomo

A certificate of recognition from the governor’s office has been awarded to the Cohoes City School District for its mentoring efforts. The certificate, signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, cites “conscientiousness, leadership, and sense of responsibility in developing quality mentoring services that pair youth with caring adults who offer sound guidance and direction.” The district’s mentoring …

Kindergarten registration to run March 2-6

Registration for Cohoes kindergarten will run 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2-6 at the middle school, by appointment only. Please call 237-4131, ext. 2299 to schedule an appointment. Children currently enrolled in the district’s UPK program are automatically registered for kindergarten. New applicants must be 5-years-old by December 1, 2020. Required documents Parent/Legal Guardian …

CMS announces 2nd quarter honor rolls

Highest Honor Roll (94.5-100 quarterly average) Grade 6 Zeinab AlHassan AlHussein, Dmytro Bonchyk, Chloe Came, Amelia Cappabianca, Liam Carmel, Jesiah Clayton, Jacob Crabtree, Jerome Dawson, Edmund Decker, Olivia DiCocco, Gunnar Felton, Ethan Gagnon, Oliver Heaphy, Sydney Hunt, Meghan Loiselle, Maximus Malaquias, Vito Marascia, Azeemullah Neyazi, Ana Luisa Pereira, Anastasiia Shuldak, Julia Skidmore, Hailey Van Bramer, …

Harmony Hill collecting bottles and cans for CLYNK Challenge

Harmony Hill School is once again participating in the CLYNK for Schools Recycling Challenge! The school’s Green Team will be collecting bottles and cans through March 21. For every $1.00 raised in the challenge period the school receives a bonus $.50 match from Hannaford, plus an opportunity to win additional prizes! All money raised is …

Cohoes grad rate hits 84 percent

The Cohoes graduation rate reached a ten-year high 84 percent according to data released last week by the New York State Education Department.  The rate also indicates a 13 percent increase from the previous year.  “It was nice to see validation for all of the hard work our students, teachers and administrators have done,” said …

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