Cohoes schools receive $3,700 from Stewart’s Holiday Match

Harmony Hill Principal Mark Perry and RozieCohoes schools recently received a total of $3,700 as part of the Stewart’s Holiday Match program.

Checks were sent to each of our five schools in amounts ranging from $700 to $800.

“We are incredibly grateful for these funds, which will be used to support activities that will have a positive impact on our students,” Interim Superintendent Peggy O’Shea said.

  • Abram Lansing: $800 will be used to increase the diversity of picture-books in the library.
  • Harmony Hill: $750 will be used for two classroom sets of fiction and non-fiction reading books for students.
  • Van Schaick: $700 will be used for a variety of books that enhance the social studies curriculum, character education and reading fluency.
  • Cohoes Middle School: $750 will be used to purchase Mosa Mack Science, a web-based series of short, animated science mysteries designed to inspire and teach middle school-aged students.
  • Cohoes High School: $750 will be used to purchase a laptop, projector and cart for PE class to stream health and wellness videos.

CHS PhysEd teachers Dom Bondi and Matt CaterAccording to Stewart’s, the 2020-21 campaign raised nearly $1.9 million for local organizations and, since its inception in 1986, the Holiday Match program has raised about $32 million.

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