Van Schaick celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Van Schaick Grade School students and staff packed the gym Thursday morning to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD). The event was especially meaningful to Van Schaick parents Jeff and Caroline Stallmer, whose sons Oliver and Oscar have Down syndrome. “It’s just amazing for the school to support these guys and bring together kids with …

Harlem Wizards coming to Cohoes High School

The world famous Harlem Wizards are bringing their trick hoops and alley-oops to Cohoes! The high-flying team will take on a team of teachers and principals at Cohoes High School on Sunday, March 24 at 3 p.m. Tickets for the family-friendly event are $10 for students, $12 for general admission and can be purchased online: https://harlemwizards.thundertix.com/events/144009 …

Van Schaick raises $2,600 for Jump Rope for Heart

Embedded Youtube video of Van Schaick students jump roping Van Schaick Grade School just wrapped up its Jump Rope for Heart fundraising campaign, bringing in $2,589 for the American Heart Association! The school was recently awarded 1st place in the small schools division for their 2017-18 fundraiser, which brought in almost $2,800. 

A message about online safety

There has been some talk in our schools about an online phenomenon known as the “Momo Challenge,” which includes disturbing images and messages relating to violence and self-harm. To the best of our knowledge, this is not a real threat and there have been no reported instances of harm to children connected to this social …

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 …

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.

Van Schaick students ‘believe’ in making a difference

“We believe that we can make a difference.” That’s the mantra students and staff at Van Schaick Grade School have taken to heart this holiday season. First, students participated in a Macy’s fundraising campaign, with $1 going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for each letter to Santa written. Then, each class made a blanket to donate to …

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