School climate survey available to parents/guardians

Dear Parents/Guardians, The Cohoes City School District is once again conducting an anonymous School Climate Survey to gather input to inform district practices as well as update the District Comprehensive Improvement Plan as required under the Every Student Succeeds Act. The survey is designed to gauge school climate and asks questions in the areas of …

Van Schaick wraps up a busy week!

Van Schaick Grade School had a busy week to say the least! Oct. 21-25 was Character Education Week, with students wearing different color shirts each day to represent a positive character trait they aim to exemplify. Throughout the week, students could earn a yellow character brick by “getting caught” demonstrating one of the traits. They …

4th Annual MENtors Walk draws big crowd

Hundreds of male mentors, from dads and grandads to older brothers and uncles, turned out Wednesday morning for the elementary schools’ 4th Annual MENtors Walk. Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill families gathered at Veterans Memorial Park while Van Schaick families met up at the pond. Following a performance by a four-piece band and a proclamation …

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 …

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