Tree planted outside Cohoes High School in memory of Brittany Knight

October 3, 2016—Family, friends, students and staff gathered outside Cohoes High School on Monday afternoon to honor Brittany Knight, whose tragic death last June rocked the community and fueled a call for action to improve pedestrian safety when crossing 787 in Cohoes. “Brittany was a vibrant young lady who was full of energy,” said Becky Leach, high school social worker. read the full story>>

Cohoes elementary students to learn engineering

September 28, 2016—Cohoes elementary students will soon be learning about engineering and related career choices thanks to a grant recently won by the Capital Region BOCES in partnership with four districts. Selected teachers in grades 3 and 5 at Bethlehem, Cohoes, Schenectady and Watervliet school districts will receive professional development in the engineering design process [...] read the full story>>

Update on meningitis vaccination requirement for students in grades 7, 12

September 26, 2016—On Sept. 21, 2016, the New York State Department of Health issued a 30-day grace period for parents or legal guardians to comply with the meningococcal immunization requirements. Now is a good time to check with your doctor to schedule the meningococcal vaccine requirement if your child entered 7th or 12th grade this year. read the full story>>

Elementary schools call on "MENtors" to walk their child to school on Sept. 20

September 14, 2016—On Tuesday, Sept. 20, Cohoes fathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, cousins and friends will gather with the elementary school-aged children in their life and walk them to school. Principals from the three Cohoes elementary schools are calling on all of the important MENtors who serve as role models to the hundreds of children attending their schools to take an active role in their education [...] read the full story>>