Jennifer DeMarco named new Middle School principal

At the district’s September 8th meeting, the Cohoes City School District Board of Education approved the appointment of Jennifer DeMarco as the new principal of Cohoes Middle School. Mrs. DeMarco will be coming to Cohoes from the Troy City School District, where she has served as Response to Intervention Coordinator and Testing Coordinator since 2018. …

Parent Forum Video and Q&A

On August 30, 2021 the Cohoes City School District held a virtual forum for parents on the protocols that will be in place to mitigate COVID-19 to begin the school year. The link to the video can be found here and is embedded below.  Back to School Opening Forum Q&A Cohoes City School District …

District receives water test results

Cohoes City School District has received results of lead tests performed on district water outlets as required by New York state law. District staff and families were notified by email of the results and the actions taken where necessary. View the results. Of the 288 outlets tested in Cohoes schools, nine required remediation as they …

Board reorganization meeting, public hearing on code of conduct is July 7

The Cohoes Board of Education will holds its annual reorganization meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 7, followed by a public hearing on the district code of conduct and a regular business meeting. The meeting will be be open to the public with a livestream available via the district’s YouTube channel. The meeting will …

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 …

Form available to change learning model preference for Q2

As the district prepares for the second quarter of the school year, we would like to give families the option to update their selection for the model of instruction that best meets the needs of their children. If you are looking to continue your child in his/her current learning model i.e. fully virtual, hybrid (CMS/CHS), …

Dr. Spring announces retirement as Cohoes superintendent, effective Dec. 1

Dr. Jennifer Spring resigned for the purposes of retirement Friday from her position as superintendent of schools, effective Dec. 1. In a letter sent to staff, Spring indicated that it was her intention to retire at the end of the school year. However, citing the district’s potential budget shortfall due to a reduction in state …

Virtual meetings on reopening set for August 18, 19 & 20

District leaders are set to host a series of virtual forums next week to review our reopening plan and address questions from our school community. A meeting with staff will be held on Monday, August 17. Meetings open to the entire school community will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. They’re scheduled at various times …

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