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 …

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 …

Van Schaick hosts College Day

Students at Van Schaick Grade School on Friday looked to the future as the school hosted College Day. Current college students (all Cohoes grads!) stopped by for virtual and in-person visits to discuss their collegiate experiences and answer questions. Van Schaick teachers wore sweatshirts representing their respective alma maters. Isabelle DeChiaro, a senior at Siena, …

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 …

Watch “Navigating the District’s Technology Platforms to Support Remote Learning”

In case you missed this Virtual Parent Academy session on September 14, here’s your chance to learn more about the different platforms the district is using to support remote learning. Embedded YouTube video of Navigating the District’s Technology Platforms to Support Remote Learning Jennifer Sangiacomo, our Instructional Technology Integration Specialist, has created a tech help …

Watch ‘Off to a Great Start: Social Emotional Supports’

“Nervous is normal.” That’s one of the key messages our experts have for Cohoes families as we approach the reopening of our schools for the 2020-21 school year. If you weren’t able to join us for ‘Off to a Great Start: Social Emotional Supports,’ our first virtual Parent Academy workshop of the year, a recording …

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