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 virtual 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 …

Watch valedictorian Hannah Ragule’s graduation speech

Watch Cohoes valedictorian Hannah Ragule deliver her graduation speech to the Class of 2020. Ragule and other top seniors from around the region were featured Sunday in a two-hour special “The Class of 2020 Speaks,” which aired on My4/WNYA. Hannah’s speech begins at the 13:43 mark of the video.

Cohoes senior earns multiple Adobe certifications at Capital Region BOCES

A Cohoes High School senior is now a certified Adobe expert. BOCES Career and Technical School student Kierra Blair-Leak-Cohoes has earned four professional certifications, showcasing her expertise in the Adobe programs. Blair-Leak has earned Adobe Graphic Design and Illustration, Visual Communication and Photoshop SC6, Print Design and Media Publishing and Visual Design certifications during her …

Watch the CHS Senior Awards

The 2020 Cohoes High School Senior Awards premiered at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 25 on the district’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Nearly $94,000 in scholarships was awarded and more than 50 seniors were named as Honor Medal recipients, given to students with an overall GPA of 85 and above. Embedded YouTube video of …

Cohoes graduation moved to July 18

In response to feedback from our students and their families, as well as the Governor’s recent executive order loosening restrictions on high school graduations, Cohoes district leaders have decided to change the date and procedures for the Class of 2020 graduation ceremony. Under the new plan, graduation will be held on Saturday, July 18 on …

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 …

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