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 …

Superintendent O’Shea’s message about back-to-school plans

Dear Families: With the start of the school year a few weeks away, I want to share some information with you on our back-to-school planning. We are committed to having all students return for daily, in-person learning on September 7th and look forward to welcoming your child back to school. This summer we have worked …

Martinelli named Cohoes Assistant Superintendent 

Daniel Martinelli, principal at Cohoes Middle School, has been named Assistant Superintendent for Educational Services. The Cohoes Board of Education appointed Mr. Martinelli at its Aug. 11 meeting. “Mr. Martinelli’s commitment to educational excellence and innovation as well as his extensive knowledge of the district make him a stellar candidate for this position,” said Superintendent …

2020-21 retirees and outgoing board member honored

A number of Cohoes educators and support staff members retiring during or at the end of the 2020-21 school year were honored Wednesday at the Board of Education meeting. In total, 16 individuals were recognized for their distinguished careers dedicated to serving the students of the Cohoes City School District. Please join us in celebrating …

Harmony Hill raises $2,400 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Harmony Hill school recently raised more than $2,400 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Lucas Santoro, the current third-grader who inspired the fundraiser several years ago, was responsible for a majority of the money raised. Lucas is a survivor of acute lymphoblastic leukemia after being diagnosed at the age of two. “We do it so …

Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill raise big money for Kids Heart Challenge

Abram Lansing Elementary School and Harmony Hill School have combined to raise nearly $3,700 for the Kids Heart Challenge. The challenge is an annual event where students learn about heart health while helping others by raising money for the American Heart Association. Abram Lansing’s fundraising efforts ended recently with a grand total of $2,604 collected. …

Elementary classrooms host virtual visits from local professionals

Cohoes elementary schools are celebrating National Career Week (Mar. 1-5) by hosting virtual presentations from professionals in a wide variety of careers. The opportunity was offered in partnership with Junior Achievement of Northeastern New York, an organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for …

“Quarantine Fairy” featured on news for new venture

Harmony Hill 5th grader Josie Parker, aka the “Quarantine Fairy,” was featured Thursday on Spectrum News for a brand new project: a birthday food drive. See the story on the Spectrum News website. Josie has collected several boxes of food and raised more than $1,000 for the Connect Center for Youth backpack program. Here’s how …

Recognizing and celebrating those reaching years of service milestones (w/video)

Embedded YouTube video of Employee Recognition 2020-21 Our central office admins and school principals have a special message for all of our staff members celebrating a milestone with us this year! The full list is below. Congratulations and THANK YOU to all for your years of service to our school community! 5 Years Terilynn Curtin …

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