Tiger Times: Vaping effects tested by CHS students

By Ava Vautrin, CHS Tiger Times Contributor Students in Laura Murawski’s living environment class recently got an up-close look at the effects vaping can have on human lungs. The learning module, developed by Cornell University, allows students to directly test the effects of e-cigarette vapor and vape juice on living cells called Tetrahymena. The Tetrahymena …

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information and Resources

Given the continuing public health concerns worldwide surrounding cases of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), district leaders feel it is important to share information about our efforts related to both prevention and preparedness. First, as with all other matters related to public health, we will monitor this fluid situation and follow guidance from …

NYSPHSAA honors Cohoes winter sports scholar-athletes

At the end of each sports season, the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA) honors those teams and individuals that excel in the classroom. To receive the scholar-athlete team recognition, the team’s average GPA for 75 percent of the roster must be greater than or equal to 90. Individuals with a 90 …

Universal Pre-K registration open Mar. 16 to Apr. 9

Registration for Cohoes Universal Pre-K is set to take place March 16 to April 9. To be eligible, your child must turn 3- or 4-years-old by December 1, 2020. Our grant-funded, full-day UPK program is free and provides breakfast and lunch to our young learners. Registration will take place by appointment only. Please call 518-237-4131, …

Recycling takes teamwork at Harmony Hill (video)

Embedded Youtube video of Harmony Hill students recycling Harmony Hill School’s Green Team knows better than anyone that recycling takes teamwork! Join the team as Harmony Hill moves up the leaderboard in the #CLYNKforSchools Recycling challenge now through March 20. Drop off bottles and cans during school hours or bring everything to their bottle and …

CHS announces 2nd quarter honor rolls

HIGHEST HONOR ROLL (95+ GPA) MARYAM ABBAS ZACHARY ALONZO HAILEY ARMSTRONG ISABELLA BANKS JULIE BARAN JAYLYNN BARITEAU SHAELAH BARRETT KAYLEIGH BEATTIE JACLYN BENEDETTI MAYA BUCHANAN HANNAH BURGESS KALIE CALAGNA SHANNON CEPIEL SAMANTHA CHRISTMAS NATHANIEL CUNNINGHAM SHAY-LYNNE DAVIS CARINA DEDERICK REAGAN DION CHRISTOPHER EDMONDS AARRON GILLSON MELODY HADLEY ALLEDA HAWRON KATLYN HEBERT CELINA HESLOP BRIANNA HOGAN …

Students to showcase skills at “Cohoes’ Got Talent”

Singers, actors, jugglers and class clowns wanted! Cohoes students of all ages will have an opportunity March 7 to showcase their skills at “Cohoes’ Got Talent.” There are only 50 two-minute time slots available, so those interested in performing are encouraged to complete the online registration form as soon as possible. Acts can be performed …

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 …

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