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.

In-person instruction “opt out” form now available, due Aug. 7

The Cohoes City School District is planning to offer K-12 students a fully virtually option during the 2020-21 school year, which includes synchronous and asynchronous instruction in all core content subject areas. While we are still developing the details, we need to determine which families are choosing to opt out of in-person/onsite learning so we …

Grading guidance through the end of the school year

Dear Cohoes City School District Families, The COVID-19 pandemic and the school closure has certainly brought about unique challenges this year.  As education moved to a virtual environment in mid-March, grading practices also had to be updated to reflect the current situation and to also maintain academic standards. The Cohoes City School District worked collaboratively …

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 …

Tech help available for Google Classroom, Chromebooks

Resources are available to families who need assistance with Google Classroom or a district-issued Chromebook. Google Classroom Our Instructional Technology Integration Specialist, Jen Sangiacomo, will be available via text and online office hours to assist families with questions about Google Classroom. Text This will be available on Tuesday, April 28 and Tuesday, May 5 from …

Google Classroom Info and Help

To provide more authentic and consistent learning experiences, your child’s elementary teachers will be using Google Classroom for the remainder of the school closure. If you have any difficulty accessing Google Classroom after reviewing the information and video below, please fill out this form. To help you and your child navigate Google Classroom, links to …

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 …

Social Emotional Learning and Support for Our Families

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) ealexeew@cohoes.org Ms. Calderon (VS) kcaldero@cohoes.org Mrs. Flatow (CMS) …

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