CHS students prepare for future with PSATs/SATs, UAlbany trip

A majority of Cohoes High School sophomores, juniors and seniors on Wednesday morning took critical college entrance exams while freshmen got to experience campus life firsthand. For the second year in a row, the district partnered with College Board to offer the SAT and PSAT free of charge during regular school hours. “This is all …

CDTA Reminder: Students must have ID

Just a reminder, students are responsible for having their district-issued ID’s, which serve as their CDTA bus passes. Drivers recently reported students frequently boarding CDTA busses without ID. If a student has lost or misplaced their ID, the cost for a replacement is $10. Students must immediately report lost or stolen cards for deactivation to …

Free breakfast and lunch for all Cohoes students

District leaders were recently informed that in 2019-20 all Cohoes students will be eligible to receive breakfast and lunch for free under the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Last year, only our K-8 students qualified under the parameters of the grant. “This is fantastic news for all of our families,” Superintendent Jennifer Spring said. “Research shows …

High School supply list for 2019-20

The following items are general recommendations for our Cohoes High School students as they prepare for the upcoming school year. Please note: additional items may be needed based on the specific courses your child is scheduled into. Pens / Pencils Highlighters Looseleaf Paper Pocket Folders Single or Multi-subject Notebooks Weekly Planner / Agenda 3-ring binder

Prevent “summer slide” with these free reading opportunities

“Summer slide” is the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. The effects of summer slide are cumulative, as researchers estimate that by the time a struggling reader reaches middle school, summer reading loss has accumulated to a two-year lag in reading achievement. Thankfully, we …

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