Cohoes City School District


March 2018

Cohoes students join nationwide walkout against gun violence

March is Community Month at CHS


February 2018

A  letter regarding district safety and security from Dr. Spring

CMS announces second quarter high honor and honor rolls

Cohoes Jr. Drama Club to perform 'Peter Pan Jr.' Feb. 9 and 10

New IDs will give students access to meal accounts, bus passes

CHS edges CMS in Inaugural Volleyball Showdown


January 2018

Cohoes High School to host Curriculum Night Feb. 1

Cohoes BOE appoints Huneau as new Athletic Director

Adult mentors needed to serve as role models for Cohoes students


December 2017

Gov. Cuomo's executive order does not allow for prepayment of 2018-19 school property taxes

Staff and students hold district-wide benefit for Cohoes Fire Relief Fund

How we communicate weather announcements

Read bedtime stories with your favorite principals!

Abram Lansing 4th graders participate in UAlbany SHAPE Project

Cohoes High School announces first quarter honors, high honors and highest honors

Helping families displaced by the Nov. 30 Remsen Street fire

Cohoes High School student ambassadors begin planning improvements to school climate


November 2017

Cohoes High School's new Future-Ready Pathways program recently featured in the news

On this #GivingTuesday, consider giving your time

Incident at Cohoes High School on Thursday, Nov. 16

New Future-Ready Pathways program puts students on track to graduate with Regents diploma and associate's degree


October 2017

Van Schaick celebrates National Character Counts Week October 16-20

Bomb threat at Cohoes High School deemed not credible by law enforcement

Abram Lansing third graders travel way “down under” with Google Expeditions

It's Fire Prevention Week - Harmony Hill [photos]

Cohoes school chief among "superintendents to watch"


September 2017

'Go Home Early' Drill Notification

Putt-Putt in P.E. at CMS [photos]

Walking School Bus program coming to Abram Lansing and Harmony Hill

Help Abram Lansing win an eco-friendly gardening bed and supplies

Hundreds turn out for second annual MENtors walk

Harmony Hill PBIS Back to School Walk & Celebration

New local law makes attendance compulsory for Cohoes five year-olds

CHS students one step closer to earning HVCC credits

Van Schaick kicks off a new year with PBIS/Character Education celebration

First day photos at our elementary schools

New hires in leadership roles at Cohoes High School, central office


August 2017

Three back-to-school reminders for healthy kids

New grade weighting policy aims to promote student growth, achievement at Cohoes High School


July 2017

Cohoes football program reintroduces varsity to play Class D teams

Blue card day, fall sports physicals

We've moved! Cohoes City School District offices relocate to Page Avenue building


June 2017

Harmony Hill's pool day at Lansing Park [photos]

Van Schaick Field Day Fun [photos]

Final Round of the Annual Egg Drop Contest [photos]

Van Schaick Class of 2010/2017 returns to offer words of advice

The FREE summer meals program begins Monday, June 26

Summer school at Cohoes H.S. starts Monday, July 10

Girls' track ends season with strong showing at state meet

Abram Lansing teacher selected for prestigious Teach Like A Champion fellowship

Annual 5th Grade Egg Drop Contest underway at Harmony Hill

Annual CHS Science Research symposium held June 8

Seven CHS seniors plan to serve in U.S. Military after graduation

Ricci, Ragule, Smith and Stratton headed to states

Cohoes unified basketball brings opportunity, triumph to new group of student athletes


May 2017

Excelsior Scholarship makes college possible for low and middle income students

Cohoes Rotary in search of host families

Girls' track places 3rd overall at prestigious Eddy Meet

Google Breakout EDU box makes its way to Mr. Huneau's classroom [photos]

Cohoes residents approve $41.8 million school budget, elect two to Board of Education

2017 Junior-Senior Prom [photos]

CHS announces 3rd quarter high honor, honor rolls

CMS 3rd quarter high honor and honor rolls

Annual Cohoes CSD English as a New Language (ENL) picnic held April 25

Cohoes High School recognized in national high school rankings

Outstanding academic achievement from the top seniors in the Class of 2017


April 2017

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

Cohoes CSD Board of Education candidates on the ballot May 16

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

Harmony Hill joins in GYSD with 8th and 12 graders [photos]

Van Schaick Energy Club holds recycled linens drive to benefit The Animal Support Project (TASP)

Board approves $41.8 million 2017-18 proposed budget

CDTA transportation survey results

Seven CHS seniors accepted to Siena College

Assistant Superintendent Peggy O'Shea to be honored with Excellence in District Administration Leadership Award


March 2017

Change in June Regents exam schedule

May 30 now a regular school day

District offers new 'parent connections' meet-ups for UPK, kindergarten families

Cohoes City School District considers CDTA busing option for middle, high school students

4th Graders Debate: Who owns the land? [photos]

Van Schaick students save "Paws" the mascot from the evil Purple Pirate Pete

Varsity cheerleaders place in several regional competitions, sectionals

Harmony Hill celebrates Grandparents Day, Dr. Seuss


February 2017

Harmony Hill's Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser [photos]

Interested in serving on the Cohoes CSD Board of Education?

CMS announces second quarter honor and high honor rolls

Serious sledding in P.E. at Harmony Hill [photos]

Your feedback can help improve the Cohoes City School District website

Colonial New York comes to life at Harmony Hill School

CHS announces second quarter honor and high honor students

Lady Tigers are Colonial Council bowling champs!

Elementary and middle schools present Seussical Jr. for two performances this week, Feb. 9-10

Harmony Mills Pediatrics now offers walk-in sick clinic for Cohoes students

CHS International Club welcomes you to dinner! Multicultural Fair & Potluck

Challenge Accepted! Designing creative cellphone stands in Technology 8



January 2017

Spirit Tree Connections teaches Van Schaick staff how to help students deal with stress and anxiety

Governor outlines school aid proposal and educational initiatives in Executive Budget Proposal

Harlem Wizards vs. Cohoes Teachers at CHS [photos]

New January Academy will help students catch up on missed work

PBIS Skate Night [photos]

New Parent Cafés aim to connect families to schools


December 2016

7th & 8th grade girls take STEM field-trip to SUNY Polytech [photos]

Harlem Wizards visit Harmony Hill [photos]

Holiday Concert photos

Threats made on social media under investigation

Regents review classes in the four content areas begin next week at CHS

First Tiger Pride Party [photos]

RPI Engineering Ambassadors visit CHS science classes [photos]


November 2016

Engineering challenge! Building a bridge with school supplies

CMS announces first quarter honor and high honor students

CHS announces first quarter honor and high honor students

CHS students visit the American Museum of Natural History [photos]

Cohoes wins state prek grant for three year-olds, enrollment opens Nov. 28

9th graders pledge to make CHS "No Place for Hate"

POW/MIA ceremony held on Nov. 10 at Harmony Hill

Cohoes athletes sign letters of intent to play NCAA Division 1 athletics

Van Schaick 4th graders ask, "What happened to all the trees?"

Candy Corn Challenge brings engineering into elementary classrooms

Take Your Parent to School Day [photos]

Van Schaick second graders take virtual field-trip to learn about spiders

Water test results in Cohoes schools

Socktober movement at Harmony Hill helps homeless warm their feet


October 2016

Students 'Dance Crazy' after school at Abram Lansing

Harmony Hill Halloween Cross Country Meet [photos]

How we communicate weather-related announcements

Harmony Hill PTA's McDonald's Night [photos]

District calls on school community to take action, work together to reduce chronic absenteeism

Water testing for lead in Cohoes schools - Letter to families

CHS science classes participate in “Day in the life of the Hudson River Estuary” at Peebles Island

Cohoes City School District awaiting water test results

Harmony Hill PBIS Dance [photos]

The fire department is looking for a name for its new mascot! [photos]

Van Schaick 'goes pink' for breast cancer awareness month [photos]

Elementary-wide soccer tournament at Harmony Hill [photos]

Student in possession of carbon pellet gun at Cohoes High School

Tree planted outside Cohoes High School in memory of Brittany Knight

Bomb threat forces evacuation of Cohoes High School

Homecoming Pep Rally at CMS [photos]

Harmony Hill PTA Family Fun Night [photos]


September 2016

Cohoes elementary students to learn engineering

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

"Go Home Early" evacuation drill set for October 7 at all school buildings

Harmony Hill's PBIS walk: Friday, September 16 [Facebook photo gallery]

MENtors walk-your-child-to-school event at West End Park [Facebook photo gallery]

Van Schaick superheroes assemble to kickoff a new year! [Facebook photo gallery]

Van Schaick MENtors walk-your-child-to-school event [Facebook photo gallery]

"Scrapaluffagus" scrap metal mastodon now living outside Abram Lansing

Harmony Hill - Welcome back students! [photos]

Elementary schools call on “MENtors” to walk their child to school

Cohoes High School teacher placed on administrative leave

Abram Lansing Elementary School first day photos

Van Schaick Grade School first day photos

Welcome letter from Principal Bryan Wood

Welcome back 6th graders


August 2016

Meet Cohoes City School District's new K-12 instructional technology integration specialist: Jennifer Sangiacomo

New traffic pattern at Cohoes High School

Cohoes and Lansingburgh win $60K consortium grant to educate homeless students, become trauma-sensitive districts

Cohoes City School District appoints Russ Grestini as senior custodian

9th Grade Transition/Orientation events - August 8, 2016

Cohoes City School District audited by Office of the State Comptroller


July 2016

CHS Q4 honor and high honor students

CMS French students visit Clark Museum, National Bridge State Park

Community gardens need volunteers to tend and harvest vegetables

CMS Q4 honor and high honor students