Robot coding project at Harmony Hill heads for the finish line

Students in Brenda Geis’s fourth grade classroom at Harmony Hill have spent months writing code and constructing robots. Recently, those two components merged as students applied their code to the robots. On command, the bots made short movements left, right, backward, and forward. “They were excited. A lot of jumping and screaming,” Geis said. The …

District wins state grant to add pre-K for three-year-olds at Harmony Hill

The Cohoes City School District has been awarded a New York State Education Department (NYSED) grant for $137,761 that will allow the district to add a pre-K classroom for 18 three-year-olds at Harmony Hill School. Currently, Harmony Hill is the district’s only elementary school without a pre-K classroom for three-year-olds. “There is currently a waiting …

CHS announces 1st quarter honor rolls

Highest Honor Roll (95+ GPA) ACIEA AHMADZAI ZACHARY ALONZO SHAELAH BARRETT DEVANTE BAYNES HANNAH BURGESS KALIE CALAGNA SHANNON CEPIEL SHAY-LYNNE DAVIS KAYLA DONOVAN CHRIS EDMONDS BRIANNA FORKEL JARRON FRANGIE AARRON GILLSON MARIELLY HERRERA CELINA HESLOP BRIANNA HOGAN CHLOE HOLLNER-TURNER OLIVIA HUNEAU MADISON HUNEAU ANDRAYA HUNT FAITH JESMAIN ISABELLA  JESMAIN CALLIE KOBLENSKY RUCHI MADHIWALA ANGELO MAGNOTTA …

CMS 1st quarter honor and high honor rolls

Cohoes Middle School has announced high honors (91.5-100 percent average) and honors (84.5-91.49 percent average) students for the first quarter of the 2018-19 school year. High Honor Roll – Grade 6 Giavahna Barbosa, Landon Bastian, Kalliann Briggs, Christian DeChiaro, Kaelynn Dooley, Jackson Felt, Samantha Figueroa, Shae Fontaine, Clare Frank, Brooke Godfrey-Fogarty, Luca Grestini, Erin Guild, Kassidi Guire, Malak Hatim, Cesar …

CDTA schedule during a delay, closure or half-day

With winter weather upon us, here’s what you need to know about CTDA bus schedules when the district has a delay or closes completely: One-hour delay – Buses arrive one hour later than normal. No change in afternoon departure. Two-hour delay – Buses arrive two hours later than normal. No change in afternoon departure. School closed – …

District looking into report of insect in fruit cup

On Friday afternoon, a Cohoes student reported to cafeteria staff that she had found an insect in her cup of peaches, which come sealed from the manufacturer. The district’s food service director has contacted our vendor and the manufacturer and will continue to investigate the matter.

Educators build skills at Staff Development Day

Cohoes students may have had the day off on Tuesday, but district educators were working hard to strengthen their skills at Staff Development Day. The day included collaborative sessions on a range of topics including trauma responsiveness, video editing, tech tools for the classroom, restorative justice, mindfulness, adopting a growth mindset and more. Teachers also …

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