Coxsackie-Athens High School
Preparing Today's Youth for Tomorrow's Possibilities

Coxsackie-Athens High School, with just over 450 students and 50 faculty and staff, is located approximately half an hour south of the city of Albany. Our small school atmosphere, quickly developing 21st century technological platform, and wide variety of unique programs merge to provide each of our students with a highly relevant and personalized learning experience aimed at preparing them to be  career and college ready within the context of TODAY’S world!

As we open the 2014-2015 school year, students have the opportunity to take advantage of over 30 college-credit bearing courses.  The incoming ninth grade is the first to work within a pilot “pathways” model, including one-to-one iPads and an interdisciplinary grade-level teamed approach, making instruction more student-centered, connected to the real world, and hands-on.  All students have access to “Power Lunches” with professionals from a variety of fields. Program opportunities have been greatly expanded via two Distance Learning labs, allowing students access to nearly a dozen new courses, including Mandarin Chinese and American Sign Language.  Our Math program starts this year with all required courses in the Advanced Regents sequence having extended instructional time.  Students who are struggling engage in extra help “labs” which are taught by a content-certified teacher.

At Coxsackie-Athens High School our mission is to prepare “today’s youth for tomorrow’s possibilities.”  Our goal is to make sure that each young person in our school has access to rigorous programs, as well as opportunities to explore the real world connections that make instruction relevant and engaging.   There are many new and innovative initiatives on the horizon.  We encourage you to join us in this important work.   Please feel free to contact us at any time. 

Heath C. Hanley
Building Principal

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  • Attention Student Council members:   Your Yankee Candle Packets are overdue.  Hand them in to Mrs. Weinstein at this time.
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  • Attention Juniors!  We need you!  Come out support our girls and boys soccer teams during sectional games on Thursday & Friday!  While at the game, sell popcorn to support your Junior Class!  Sign up with Mrs. Breen, games start at 3.  Don't forget - no money - no photobooth.  
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  • Attention all National Honor Society members:  There will be a mandatory meeting on Monday, 10.27 during 9th period.
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  • There will be a meeting for all students interested in joining Drama Club on Thursday, November 6th in the Auditorium during 9th period.  Hope to see you there!
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  • The folloiwng Field Hockey players owe uniforms to Mrs. Loughran:  Liberty Hellen, Dionna Taccetta, Bridgett Coleman, Megan Marafioti.
    Attention all Varsity & JV Field Hockey players:  Please see Mrs. Weinstein for information on our End-Of-The-Year Gathering at Crossroads on the 27th.  Money is due on the 23rd, don't miss out! 
    Congratulations to the following tennis players for the Patroon Conference All Star selection:  1st team-Caitlin Sitcer, 2nd team-Alicia Decker. 
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  • There will be a meeting of the CA Circuit student newspaper club today during 9th period in Mrs. Kearney's room, 153.  All intersted students are invited to attend.
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  • There will be after school iPad helpp for students in the HS library this Wednesday and Thursday during 9th period.  
    Lifetouch will be here next Tuesday 10/28/14 from 7:55-3:10 for picture re-takes. Students can report to the weight room during a free period or lunch, to have their re-takes done. If you have ordered pictures but did not receive them, please call Mary at Lifetouch- 518-767-9947 ext. 201. Students who were absent during the first picture day have to bring in their order form. If a student was present and just wants a new picture, they have to hand over their picture packet and Lifetouch will send them the same amount of pictures but with the newer version. If you have any questions please see Mr. Zebrowski
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  • A college representative from Paul Smith College will be in Student Services on Wednesday at 8am.  Please see Mrs. Mousseau as soon as possible for an appointment.
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