Reopening Our Schools – Updates and Information

For the latest reopening updates and information on summer meals, childcare resources and more, please visit our summer resources page. July 31 Update: Our School Reopening Plan is now available.

A message on special education support

Dear Cohoes Families, While schools are closed per Governor Cuomo’s executive order, the school district must ensure that students with disabilities have equal access to learning opportunities provided to general education students. To the greatest extent possible and appropriate, each student with a disability will be provided special education supports to help ensure a lack …

Universal Pre-K registration open Mar. 16 to Apr. 9

Registration for Cohoes Universal Pre-K is set to take place March 16 to April 9. To be eligible, your child must turn 3- or 4-years-old by December 1, 2020. Our grant-funded, full-day UPK program is free and provides breakfast and lunch to our young learners. Registration will take place by appointment only. Please call 518-237-4131, …

Students to showcase skills at “Cohoes’ Got Talent”

Singers, actors, jugglers and class clowns wanted! Cohoes students of all ages will have an opportunity March 7 to showcase their skills at “Cohoes’ Got Talent.” There are only 50 two-minute time slots available, so those interested in performing are encouraged to complete the online registration form as soon as possible. Acts can be performed …

WWII Vet’s Valentine’s Day wish granted by Van Schaick students

A 104-year-old WWII veteran had his Valentine’s Day wish granted by students at Van Schaick Grade School. Major Bill White (Ret.) of Stockton, California asked people from all over the country to send him cards to add to his scrapbooks. Van Schaick students wanted to make sure their cards stood out, so they combined them …

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 …

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