Registration open for summer music/theatre program

Registration for the 2019 summer arts education program is open now through April 18. The program is limited to the first 75 students (currently in grades 3-8) who register. The program, covering instruction in dance, acting and voice, will meet July 8-26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cohoes Middle School and culminate in a showcase presentation on the …

Stuck for a Buck earns Harmony Hill “Rookie of the Year” honors

Harmony Hill’s Kiera Hovey and Sharon Laughlin recently accepted, on behalf of the school, a “Rookie of the Year” award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). The award was in recognition of the school’s Stuck for a Buck fundraising efforts last March. Those efforts were inspired by 1st grader Lucas Santoro, who is a …

Junior Drama Club presents “The Little Mermaid Jr.” Jan. 18-20

Embedded YouTube video of Little Mermaid Jr. preview Showtimes Friday, Jan. 18 and Saturday, Jan. 19 – 7pm Sunday, Jan. 20 – 2pm matinee Cohoes HS Auditorium Admission: $5 Lead roles Ava Hotaling – Ariel Joe McCormick – Prince Eric Eli Thivierge – Sebastian  Claire D’Angelico – Flounder Julia Szozda – King Triton Samantha Huelle – Ursula …

Kindergarten registration open Feb. 25 to Mar. 1

Kindergarten registration for the 2019-20 school year will take place the week of February 25 to March 1 at Cohoes Middle School during the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 518-237-4131, ext. 2299 our email our registrar Alena Savaria – asavaria@cohoes.org. Pupils entering kindergarten must be …

Cohoes pre-K performs Baby Shark (Video)

Embedded YouTube video of pre-K performing Baby Shark Simple songs like Baby Shark help students learn language and literacy skills through an engaging, multi-sensory approach.

Robot coding project at Harmony Hill heads for the finish line

Students in Brenda Geis’s fourth grade classroom at Harmony Hill have spent months writing code and constructing robots. Recently, those two components merged as students applied their code to the robots. On command, the bots made short movements left, right, backward, and forward. “They were excited. A lot of jumping and screaming,” Geis said. The …

District wins state grant to add pre-K for three-year-olds at Harmony Hill

The Cohoes City School District has been awarded a New York State Education Department (NYSED) grant for $137,761 that will allow the district to add a pre-K classroom for 18 three-year-olds at Harmony Hill School. Currently, Harmony Hill is the district’s only elementary school without a pre-K classroom for three-year-olds. “There is currently a waiting …

Partnership with TSL announced for before- and after-care

Cohoes school leaders announced on Tuesday a partnership with TSL Adventures to operate before- and after-care programs at the district’s three elementary schools. The programs had been run by the Cohoes Community Center, which closed abruptly on Friday, October 26. “While this transition is happening under somewhat unfortunate circumstances, we feel fortunate to get a new …

10/29 update on before- and after-care programs

District leaders on Monday met with local service providers and have selected a new agency to partner with for before- and after-care programs. We will be working out the logistics this week in anticipation of starting the transition to the new provider on Monday, November 5. District administrators, board members, city council members, teachers, students and other …

Post navigation

Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

This website is maintained by Public Information Specialist Aaron Cagwin. It is the goal of the Cohoes City School District that this website is accessible to all users. View our accessibility statement. The district is not responsible for facts or opinions contained on any linked site. Some links and features on this site require the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. Visit the Adobe website to download the free Acrobat Reader. This website was produced by the Capital Region BOCES Communications Service, Albany, NY. Copyright © 2019. All rights reserved.