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Cohoes, NY 12047

(518) 237.0100


Jennifer Spring, Ed.D.


Character Trait of the Month
The character trait for the month of May is: Citizenship and Problem Solving.


District joins with communities around the country to honor educators during Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4, 2015—While teachers can be considered “classroom heroes” every day, Teacher Appreciation Week gives school communities the opportunity to more formally recognize the important role teachers play in students’ success and growth. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8, 2015 and schools around the country will be holding events to show appreciation for its educators. read the full story>>

Cohoes Public Library proposes restructuring, requests public vote by taxpayers

May 1, 2015—The Cohoes Public Library, serving the same community as the school district, is requesting a new public library designation. The current municipal library is funded under the city's budget. With the new designation as a school district public library sharing the school district’s boundary lines, the Cohoes Public Library would gain control over their own budget and finances. read the full story>>

CAP COM Cares Foundation awards Cohoes City Schools $2,900 for social service therapy dogs

April 28, 2015—CAP COM Federal Credit Union’s philanthropic entity, the Cap Com Cares Foundation, has awarded the Cohoes City School District $2,900 for the Pets for Progress: Improving Student Learning with Social-Service Dogs in Schools program. The funding will provide professional training and certification of two puppies to become social service therapy dogs serving students at Harmony Hill and Abram Lansing [...] read the full story>>

Board approves $40.29 million 2015-16 budget proposal; Voters head to polls May 19

April  23, 2015—On Tuesday, May 19, Cohoes City School District residents will go to the polls to vote on a proposed $40,290,105 spending plan for the 2015-16 school year. The proposed plan increase spending over the current-year budget by $726,956 or 1.84 percent. The board of education approved the proposed budget on April 22 following a series of public workshops held in March and April. read the full story>>