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  • Zumba Glow Party

    The Greene County YMCA is hosting a Zumba Glow Party on Friday, March 9th from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. The party is to help raise funds for this year's Annual Campaign. Children ages 12 and up are invited. Wear neon and white colors! Light refreshments will be served. Neon accessories and face paint will be provided. The cost is $12.00 per member; $15.00 non-members. Please click below for more information.

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  • Most Improved Student Breakfast - Quarter 2

    The following students were recognized at a "Most Improved Student Breakfast "in their honor this Tuesday, February 13th during 1st period in the HS cafeteria. Each grade-level team at the high school was able to nominate 5 students. The following students had breakfast, a period off, and received a Certificate of Recognition: Grade 9 - Jacob Brunner, Madison Greene, Andrew Riley, Joshua Stroud, Matthew VanFonda. Grade 10 - Theo McNeil, Sage Murphy, Daniela Olivett, Connor Ploof, Ally Sutherland. Grade 11 - Gracie Hellen, Marc Martinez, Bailey Murphy, Jahsaia Myles, Vencot Watson. Grade 12 - Justin Hatch, Caitlin Kelly, Dorian Wase, Madison Williams, Brianna Youtt. Congratulations to all!

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  • C-A's Outdoors Club

    Albany’s Indoor Rock Gym was visited by C-A’s Outdoors Club on 2/12/18. Ms. Watson, Ms. Carino and 25 students had an incredible experience participating in many of the technique-building opportunities. Besides having a multitude of rock walls to climb, there was also an indoor caving system, complete with half a mile of tunnels as well as indoor ziplines. A fantastic time was had by all!!

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  • Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute

    Jeremias Brea has been selected to participate in the Angelo Del Toro Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute. The Angelo Del Toro Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute is sponsored by the New York State Puerto Rican Hispanic Task Force and the New York State Education Department. The goals of the Institute are to develop leadership skills in Latino/Hispanic youth; to create opportunities for Latino/Hispanic students to interact with positive role models such as PuertoRican/Latino elected officials, educators and business leaders; to create partnerships and conversations among educators, business leaders and students, and to develop in depth knowledge of the state legislative process. This year’s Institute is scheduled to be held from March 10-12, 2018.During the three-day Institute in Albany, students participate in leadership activities, network with high school students from across New York State, participate in a mock assembly, interact with legislatures and attend a Student Recognition Dinner. In preparation for the Institute a local training program sponsored by the Capital District RBERN is conducted from January-March

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  • Empire Girls State

    Rachael Tyner has been selected by the local American Legion Auxiliary to attend the Empire Girls State that will be held at SUNY Brockport from July 1 - July 7. Empire Girls State is a hands-on week-long educational workshop, focusing on Americanism and the political process, sponsored by the New York State American Legion Auxiliary. The goal of the program is to help students to better understand democratic ideals and the part we as individuals play in carrying out these ideals. Qualified high school juniors are selected to become citizens of and participate in creating a mythical 51st State, from the county to the state level. This mythical 51st state is divided into 11 counties, each named after famous women and the citizens, assigned to either the Nationalist or Federalist Party, experience the two party system, much like our Government. Their rigorous schedule includes participating in political campaigns, debates, and crafting bills. As the government begins to take shape, these young women come to understand their roles in a democratic society.

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  • January Graduates

    On January 26th three Coxsackie-Athens seniors completed high school graduation requirements. Christine Casper plans on attending a four year SUNY college in the fall to pursue East Asian Studies. Nicholas Jambrik plans on attending Columbia-Greene Community college in the fall. Dorian Wase is entering the workforce and plans to pursue a career in the computer science field in the future. Congratulations to all of our January graduates!

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  • 2018 Prom Court

    The junior class has voted and the results are in! The 2018 prom court will consist of the following juniors, in alphabetical order: Girls: Mary Kate Ames, Angelina Fuentes, Anya Josberger, Anna Marino, Rachael Tyner and Sydney Weinstein. Boys: Myles Clark, Dean DiBenedetto, Ethan Foster, Scott Leggio, Kevin Lynch and Vinny Watson. Congratulations!

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  • Certificate of Commendation

    Congratulations to 9th grader, John Greenaway, who received a Certificate of Commendation for spending time with a new student, helping to show the new student around, meet new people, find classes and feel less anxious about being in a new school. Mrs. Bradt nominated John for this wonderful endeavor, which was seconded by Mr. Zebrowski! Congratulations, John! You make C-A Shine.

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  • Scholar Athletes

    The Varsity Girls’ Basketball Team and Boys’ Bowling Team have earned the distinction of Scholar Athlete Team Award. The following Winter Varsity Athletes will receive the Scholar Athlete (Individual) Award for earning a marking period 2 average of 90 or higher: Connor Hillicoss, Donald Blowers, Aiden Boehm, Olivia Bradt, Hanna Boehm, Peyton Bradt, Alex Myer, Kezia Decker, Jess Steinke, Anya Josberger, Dean DiBenedetto, Kimi Campos-Cortez, Jeremias Brea, Camile Giurizatto, Kamryon Harris, Chloe Maurer, Paul Moran, Alyssa Plass, Tobias Puma, Elizabeth Scott, Michael Taber, Noah Bartels, Vincent DiSomma, and Colin Riley. Congratulations to all of our Scholar Athletes!

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  • Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders

    Ashraf Matter, one of C-A's 9th grade students, has been selected to be a Delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Massachusetts during the summer! The Congress is an honors-only program for high school students who want to become physicians or enter the field of medical research. Ashraf was nominated based on his academic achievement, leadership potential and determination to serve humanity in the field of medicine.

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  • Honor Rolls for Quarter 2 Report Card

    Congratulations to the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll students for Quarter 2. Please click "Read More" for the High Honor Roll and Honor Roll lists of students.

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  • Seniors With the "Late Arrival" Privilege Should LOOK HERE for Information on Arrival Times During School Delays!

    Please click here for the appropriate arrival times during delays.

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  • Now Available: Anonymous Drug Activity Reporting Tool

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  •  Coxsackie-Athens High School

    There is no question that Coxsackie-Athens High School is quickly becoming a leader in our region when it comes to building a high school experience that breaks with outdated practice and brings to the forefront relevant opportunities that will truly prepare our graduates to be ready for today’s world. 

    This year, our students will have access to over 40 college-credit bearing courses, allowing for the completion of many, if not all, of the SUNY General Education requirements prior to high school graduation (at 1/3 the price).  Struggling learners have flexible access to Rti "extra help" labs taught by a content-certified teacher. Our Distance Learning Program, now running in three rooms all day, has expanded career pathways electives, giving our students access to over 20 new electives, including sequences in American Sign Language and Mandarin Chinese.  Internally, the talented faculty at C-A has created even more new electives.  

    We open this year as a fully 1-to-1 iPad high school, soon-to-be recognized as an Apple Distinguished School and currently 8th in the nation for the effective use of technology within instructional program for schools our size.  A student-run Tech Help Team will now provide support for this platform. Our transition to the Common Core in Mathematics is facilitated by the continuation of extended instructional time for all students in our Regents sequence courses.   While only in our second year as an official Project Lead the Way school, our new Robotics program is already winning competitions throughout the region, as are many of our amazing athletic teams.

    Our faculty and staff have set high performance targets for the upcoming year and will now work in both departmental and, for the first time ever, grade-level teams.  Teams will meet and collaborate each day, prior to the arrival of students, in order to focus on developing and implementing high-quality, interdisciplinary, and student-centered instruction, as well as to provide common interventions for students who are at-risk.
    Our success over the past few years, as well as in the years to come, is a result of the collective work of everyone in our school community.  We encourage you to become involved in any way that you can.   If there is anything that you or your child needs, please never hesitate to reach out. We look forward to another successful year working with you. 
    Heath C. Quiles (formerly Hanley)
    Coxsackie-Athens High School

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  • The following Scholarship opportunities are available in Student Services:

     We have information in Student Services on the Amy Bindelglass Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is for a high school JUNIORS or SENIORS.  To apply for this scholarship,  you would write a persuasive essay that "debunks the three myths surrounding organ, eye and tissue donation".   For more details please stop in to Student Services and check the scholarship cabinet. has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.  

    We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:

    + A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics

    + A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

    This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.  Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage. Here they will find detailed scholarship information and the official application form​.  ​Students may also find our website a helpful reference for their college search. We provide the most complete online directory of U.S. nursing schools.  The link below is our most popular article on your state, which profiles a comprehensive list of accredited local nursing schools.  

    The Junior League of Albany is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting applications for its Rockwell Scholarship Award.  Due to the generosity of the late Marjorie Doyle Rockwell, and in her memory, the Junior League of Albany is delighted to award this scholarship for the purpose of assisting young women in obtaining the education and skills necessary to further their volunteer potential. The amount of the award shall be no less than $1,000.   Applications must be received by email no later than February 28, 2018 for consideration.  All questions should be directed, via e-mail, to


    Legacy Awards: For eligible students as children or grandchildren of dues-paying Elks, and who exemplify charity, community service and integrity. Deadline is February 2, 2018


    Hudson Valley Magazine:

    Excellence in Nursing Scholarship:

    $1,500 scholarship opportunity for high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in nursing. Deadline is February 9, 2018


    For students interested in attending Clarkson University, Drexel University, Merrimack College, Rochester Institute of Technology, SUNY Oswego, University of Cincinnati, UMASS Lowell, University of Toledo or Wentworth Institute of Technology:

    National Co-Op Scholarship Program:

    Over 160 merit-based scholarship opportunities for students, many are renewable for all 4 years sponsored by WACE, the only international professional organization dedicated to developing, expanding, branding and advocating for cooperative & work-integrated education programs within industry and educational institutions. Deadline is February 15, 2018


    American Public Works Association:

    APWA New York Chapter Capital District Branch Scholarship:

    $2,000 per year scholarship awarded to a graduating senior intending to pursue their education in engineering, public works management / administration / operation or other programs within the public works profession. Deadline is April 1, 2018


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