Reopening Our Schools – Updates and Information

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

July 31 Update: Our School Reopening Plan is now available.

Two candidates running for two open board seats

Two candidates are running for two open Board of Education seats in the June 9 election. Incumbent Margaret Giller is joined by Pete Annely on the ballot. Board members are volunteers and all candidates run at-large. The individuals elected this year will serve three-year terms beginning July 1, 2020. The requirement to get signed petitions …

Parents/guardians may decline examination waivers

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) recently announced the cancellation of the June and August 2020 Regents exams and released guidance on modifications to requirements for students to graduate and earn their high school diplomas, credentials and endorsements. These modifications include granting students one-time exemptions from exams previously required for graduation if they met …

Cohoes athletics earns $500 grant from Jersey Mike’s

Cohoes athletics has earned a $500 grant from Jersey Mike’s Subs. All across the country, high school student-athletes are missing their spring sports season. To recognize them, Jersey Mike’s Subs partnered with Huddle to host on May 20 an end-of-year virtual athletic banquet. Cohoes was one of five districts nationwide to receive $500 for having …

Message from Mr. Martinelli on CMS Promotion Events

Cohoes Middle School students, families, and teachers have adapted quite rapidly to the disruption of COVID-19. Our teachers have created high quality learning opportunities, parents have risen to the challenge of homeschooling, and we all have struggled to find and provide enrichment activities for our children as we navigate through these uncertain times. Thank you …

LaPlante, Ragule sign collegiate athletic letters

Two Cohoes seniors on Wednesday signed celebratory letters to continue their athletic careers next year at the collegiate level. Megan LaPlante Megan LaPlante signed a celebratory letter to attend and play softball at Sage College, where she plans to major in health sciences. LaPlante played four seasons on the varsity softball team as a catcher …

CMS announces top two 8th grade grads

The  top two students from the Cohoes Middle School eighth grade class have been announced. Carli O’Hara achieved the rank of valedictorian with Lillie Garneau close behind as salutatorian. Both students are members of the National Junior Honor Society, volunteer their time in the community and compete in school athletics. “I am so proud of …

Coronavirus Information and Resources

Given that information related to coronavirus is a rapidly developing situation, we will use this web page to share information and resources with our families as the circumstances warrant. Time-sensitive, critical information will also be shared through Blackboard, our mass notification system. Closure Information | Meals | Learning Resources | Social Emotional Learning and Support …

Resources for Continued Learning

Dear Cohoes School Families, During this extended period of school closure, ongoing instruction remains our priority as we continue to support our students’ foundation for future learning, coursework and post-secondary plans. After a regional collaboration led by the Capital Region BOCES and input from our administrators and teachers, we are pleased to present the district’s …

Laura Tarlo named new principal of Cohoes High School

Laura Tarlo has been named the new principal of Cohoes High School. The appointment was approved Wednesday during the Board of Education meeting. A Cohoes native, Tarlo has served as the high school’s assistant principal since 2016. “I feel excited because it’s like my life has come full circle,” Tarlo said. “As a teenager walking …

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