COVID-19/Coronavirus Updates & Resources

All Cohoes schools are closed until at least April 15 due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health situation. For updated information from the school district, including important notices, learning resources, and food distribution plans, please go to this page.

March 29 update from Supt. Spring

Dear Cohoes School Families, At our November 20, 2019 Board of Education meeting, the Board approved a new vision for the Cohoes City School District, 2,000 Empowered Learners! At that time, we never could have imagined that our new vision would be tested and applied to educating our students during a world-wide pandemic and extended …

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. School Closure Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on March 27 that due to ongoing …

Resources for Self-Guided and Parent-Guided Learning

The Cohoes City School District is committed to providing educational resources for our students during this time away from school. Our teacher leadership teams have created a more comprehensive grade- and subject-specific plan in anticipation of an extended closure. These templates contain a variety of suggested activities in core subject areas for grades K-5. Kindergarten …

Social Emotional Learning and Support for Our Families

While we are not with you in person, Cohoes City School District social workers, school psychologists, school counselors and parent engagement specialists are available to support students and families with individual concerns. Please make contact by email, and let them know if you would prefer phone or email conversation. Social workers/school psychologists Mrs. Alexeew (CHS) …

A message on special education support

Dear Cohoes Families, While schools are closed per Governor Cuomo’s executive order, the school district must ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to learning opportunities provided to general education students. To the greatest extent possible and appropriate, each student with a disability will be provided special education supports to help ensure a lack …

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, …

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 …

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