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.

School Climate Survey for students and parents

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Cohoes City School District is conducting an anonymous School Climate Survey to gather input to inform district practices. All schools in New York State will be required to administer this survey next year under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The survey is designed to gauge school climate and asks questions in the …

Harlem Wizards coming to Cohoes High School

The world famous Harlem Wizards are bringing their trick hoops and alley-oops to Cohoes! The high-flying team will take on a team of teachers and principals at Cohoes High School on Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets for the family-friendly event are $10 for students, $12 for general admission and can be purchased online: https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/144009 …

Community invited to discuss “future-ready” capital project Feb. 7

The Cohoes community is invited to give input to help shape the future of our schools! Parents, business owners, and residents are encouraged to participate in a roundtable discussion about the district’s “Building Future-Ready” capital project. Thursday, February 7 at 6pm in the CHS cafeteria – meet with district leaders, administrators, and students to help …

FREE breakfast and lunch for grades pre-K to 8 (Video)

Did you know that breakfast and lunch are free for all Cohoes students in grades pre-K through 8th? The Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) is a non-pricing meal service option for schools and school districts in low-income areas. CEP allows qualifying schools and districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled students without …

CHS to host college planning, financial aid events

The Cohoes High School Career and Counseling Center is set to host two October events designed to help our students and their families explore post-secondary options. College and Career Night Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the LGI room CHS students and their parents are invited to learn about the college and career exploration …

Sept. 21 incident involving CDTA bus

On Friday afternoon, a number of Cohoes students exited a CDTA bus before reaching their stops while the driver addressed a disciplinary issue. District leaders are reviewing footage from the incident. “The safety of our students is always a top priority,” said Superintendent Jennifer Spring. “We’re working with CDTA officials in order to take appropriate …

Coxsackievirus (Hand, Foot, and Mouth) confirmed at Abram Lansing

As a precaution, district leaders are making families aware of four recently confirmed cases of Coxsackievirus (hand, foot, and mouth disease) at Abram Lansing Elementary School. This is a viral infection caused by a strain of the Coxsackie virus. Initial symptoms include fever, poor appetite, runny nose and sore throat and can appear 3-5 days …

MENtors walk draws big crowd

Hundreds of male mentors, from dads and grandfathers to older brothers and uncles, turned out Wednesday morning for the district’s third annual MENtors Walk. Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill students and their mentors gathered in West End Park while Van Schaick families convened in Van Schaick Park. “What’s really important is that each and every …

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