Notification of 2 COVID cases; CHS is remote on Monday

The district received confirmation Sunday of two cases of COVID-19 in our school community, both requiring contact tracing procedures. One of the cases is at Cohoes High School and will require the school to go fully remote on Monday, Feb. 1 due to staffing shortages. Currently, the plan is to resume in person hybrid instruction …

Notification of COVID case involving Van Schaick Grade School

The district learned Thursday of one COVID case in the Van Schaick Grade School community. The individual has not been in the building this school year, so contact tracing measures were not necessary. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other privacy laws restrict the district from disclosing or confirming any personally identifiable …

Threat on CHS made during Zoom meeting

During a Zoom meeting Tuesday evening for Cohoes basketball players, an unknown user joined and made a threat of violence against Cohoes High School. Following district protocols, Mrs. Tarlo immediately called Cohoes police. Police are investigating the incident. As a precaution, there will be an enhanced police presence today at CHS. The district works closely …

Due credit: Future Ready seniors complete 90 courses in fall semester

Cohoes seniors in the Future Ready Pathways (FRP) program earned a combined 293 college credits during the fall semester of the 2020-21 school year. FRP students take classes through Hudson Valley Community College, which is fully remote due to the coronavirus. “These achievements are impressive under normal circumstances, but for these students to make the …

Notification of COVID case involving transportation provider

The district learned late Wednesday of a positive COVID case involving our transportation provider. The individual was last in contact with students on Friday, Jan. 15. District leaders worked closely with the health department to supply contact tracing information. Any students or staff members who were considered a close or proximate contact have been contacted …

Notification of 1 COVID case at Abram Lansing (Jan. 20)

The district learned Wednesday of a positive COVID case at Abram Lansing Elementary School. The individual was last in the building on Jan. 15. District leaders worked closely with the health department to supply contact tracing information. Any students or staff members who were considered a close or proximate contact have been contacted by Principal …

Abram Lansing rolls out school improvement plan

Abram Lansing Elementary School recently put into action an improvement plan to ensure that the school is using all available resources in a collaborative effort to help students succeed. Read the full Abram Lansing school improvement plan. The plan was developed in response to Abram Lansing receiving a designation under the Every Student Succeeds Act …

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