CHS students create health and fitness app for community

Students in Laura Murawski’s human anatomy and physiology class at Cohoes High School learn about not only the structures and functions of the human body, but also how to keep it healthy. They are taking that knowledge and looking to help support a healthier community. The six students – seniors Jessica Pucci and Troy Snyder, …

COVID protocols to remain in place through end of school year

As you likely heard, Governor Cuomo announced on May 17 that the state has adopted new CDC guidance which eases mask-wearing recommendations for fully-vaccinated individuals. We have received some inquiries about how this affects our schools.  In following CDC guidance, the state is advising that schools continue to implement their COVID-19 prevention strategies for the …

CHS senior Laraina Westcott named 2021 CASDA Scholar

Cohoes High School senior Laraina Westcott was recently named a 2021 Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA) Scholar. Laraina was nominated by CHS guidance counselors. “Laraina is a very determined, highly motivated, intelligent, and hard-working young lady who is always challenging herself in the classroom. She will be graduating high school with her Advanced Regents …

CHS announces 3rd quarter honor rolls

HIGHEST HONOR ROLL (95+ GPA) Grade 9 Brandon Beaulac, Isabella Buttofucco, Nicholas Chicaway,  Christopher Cipollo, Ashley Fanniff, Lillie Garneau, Chelsey Kerr, Madelyn Marer, Carli O’Hara, Luke Paradis, Sylas Petrie, Regina Poulin, Luke Rouche, Rachel Seeger, Kyle Smith, Kevin Stanley, Marquay Tanksley, Gabrielle Verchereau-Greco, Nyasia Wade Grade 10 Jaylynn Bariteau, Jaclyn Benedetti, Maya Buchanan, Adriana Galasso, …

Veteran Cohoes educator Peggy O’Shea named Superintendent of Schools

The Cohoes Board of Education on Wednesday approved the appointment of Peggy O’Shea to the position of Superintendent of Schools for a three-year term, effective immediately. Ms. O’Shea was named acting superintendent in October, then interim superintendent in December. She has served in those roles while continuing to perform her duties as assistant superintendent. “I …

Future Ready Pathways program set to recruit new cohort

Cohoes’s Future Ready Pathways program is excited to announce the recruitment of a new cohort of students after the district recently learned that grant funding will be available. FRP is a collaboration between the district, HVCC and UAlbany that provides year-round career mentoring and academic support to 25 high school students in each grade-level as …

CHS teachers surprised with faculty room makeover

In recognition of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 3-7), members of the Cohoes High School PTO, CHS Admin Team and Milltown Homes spent the weekend updating and beautifying the high school faculty room. The makeover includes new furniture, decor and artwork, dishes and flatware, fresh paint, and a coffee/ tea station. The project was also completely …

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