Special Alert

For the latest reopening updates and information on summer meals, childcare resources and more, please visit our summer resources page.

District continues to plan for reopening; state guidance to be released July 13

With the release of state guidance on the horizon, Cohoes City School District leaders continue to establish adaptable plans to reopen schools in the fall. At its virtual meeting on Wednesday afternoon, the district’s reopening committee discussed solutions to a number of logistical challenges that need to be addressed in order to safely return to …

Register for the Aug. 7 Special Education Task Force virtual meeting

School districts are being challenged with when and how to reopen schools while ensuring the health and safety of their students, teachers and communities during this unprecedented time we are living in. A Special Education Task Force panel is set to meet virtually at 12:30 p.m. on  Friday, August 7 to discuss what the new …

2020-21 district safety plan open for public comment

A draft of the district’s 2020-21 safety plan is open for public comment through July 29. Comments can be emailed to boecomment@cohoes.org. Board of Education members will review all public comments. A vote to adopt the plan will be on the July 29 meeting agenda.

District to begin utilizing ParentSquare for enhanced communications

On July 1, the Cohoes City School District will transition from Blackboard Connect to ParentSquare, a new communication platform that will allow the district, administrators, and teachers to more effectively communicate with families. Like Blackboard, ParentSquare is fully integrated with SchoolTool and will be used to send updates to our families via email, text and …

Watch valedictorian Hannah Ragule’s graduation speech

Watch Cohoes valedictorian Hannah Ragule deliver her graduation speech to the Class of 2020. Ragule and other top seniors from around the region were featured Sunday in a two-hour special “The Class of 2020 Speaks,” which aired on My4/WNYA. Hannah’s speech begins at the 13:43 mark of the video.

July 1 board reorganization/business meeting to be held remotely, streamed live

The Cohoes Board of Education meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, will take place via remote video conference, with a livestream for the public. Follow this link to join the meeting. Event password: tigers (this should autofill) Event number: 132 817 8335 Follow along with the agendas for the reorganization meeting and …

Cohoes senior earns multiple Adobe certifications at Capital Region BOCES

A Cohoes High School senior is now a certified Adobe expert. BOCES Career and Technical School student Kierra Blair-Leak-Cohoes has earned four professional certifications, showcasing her expertise in the Adobe programs. Blair-Leak has earned Adobe Graphic Design and Illustration, Visual Communication and Photoshop SC6, Print Design and Media Publishing and Visual Design certifications during her …

Summer Resources and Reopening Updates

Reopening Updates | Summer Meals | Summer Learning Resources | Social Emotional Learning and Support Resources | Child Care | Coronavirus Resources Reopening Updates With the first day of the 2020-21 school year less than three months away, Cohoes district stakeholders are working collaboratively on a plan to reopen safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The …

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