New online system for requesting use of school facilities launches May 1

April 27, 2017—Beginning Monday, community groups and athletic teams unaffiliated with the school district can expect changes to the way facility use requests are submitted to the district business office. The current system of submitting a paper form is being replaced by ML Schedules, an online scheduling management system based in Rochester, NY. read the full story>>

Cohoes CSD Board of Education candidates on the ballot May 16

April 27, 2017—On Tuesday, May 16 Cohoes City School District voters will select two members of the Board of Education in addition to voting on the $41.8 million proposed 2017-18 school budget. Board members volunteer to serve unpaid, three-terms beginning on July 1. This year, three candidates are running for two open seats. Learn more about the candidates running for the Board of Education. read the full story>>

Changes to arrival procedures at Abram Lansing aim to ease congestion on James Street

April 24, 2017—Abram Lansing families who drive their children to school were welcomed back from April break with new arrival procedures. All students will now enter through the door by the playground for arrival. Families should drive through the lane and stop as close to the playground as possible. This serves to move traffic further along, allowing more cars to exit James Street and alleviating back-up that occurs in the morning. read the full story>>

Board approves $41.8 million 2017-18 proposed budget

April 13, 2017—On Tuesday, May 16, residents will go to the polls to vote on a proposed $41,826,200 spending plan for the 2017-18 school year. The proposed budget increases spending over the current-year by $400,612 or 0.97 percent. The proposed spending plan includes a 1.62 percent increase in the tax levy—which is the total amount of money the district can raise through property taxes. read the full story>>