Schodack Central School District

1477 South Schodack Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-2297 • F: (518) 732-7710
Lee Bordick, Interim Superintendent

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Student presents research Teachers work with podcasts 1st graders learn about nanoscience Students raise money for American Heart Association Students of the Month Students excel in Science Olympiad Students bowl perfect games Students learn karate Trevor Dorward and Ron Agostinoni Senator Marchione with the Horan family

Seniors Present Epidemiology Research at SUNY

Several Maple Hill seniors shared the results of months of epidemiology research at the University at Albany's Health Science Campus on Feb. 15. Read more.

MHHS Use of Podcasts Featured in Publication

MHHS's use of podcasts to engage students in English classes was featured in On Board, a publication by NYS School Board Association. Read more. (Photo credit: NYSSBA).

Hands-On Learning Teaches 1st Graders Nanoscience

First graders are learning about nanoscience this year at no cost thanks to an opportunity initiated by the late Superintendent Bob Horan. Read more.

Students Raise Money for American Heart Association

Maple Hill Middle School students earned $875 for the American Heart Association through its Hoops for Heart event in December. Great job!

Middle School Students of the Month

Congratulations to Andrew Penn, April Jacobs and Grace Malone, Maple Hill Middle School's Students of the Month! Read more.

Students Excel at Science Olympiad

Congratulations to MHHS students Erik Burns and Brayden Renslow who finished fourth in the Optics Events at this year's Capital District Regional Science Olympiad.

Students Bowl Perfect Games

Congratulations to Austin Barden and Dylan Fletcher who each bowled perfect "300" games in a span of less than a week for the Maple Hill Bowling Team!

5th Graders Inspired by 7th Degree Black Belt

A karate teacher who earned a 7th degree black belt with only one leg inspired 5th graders on Feb. 8. "If I can do it, you can do it. It's just a matter of trying," said William Carpenter. Read more.

Graduate Visits School After Finishing Air Force Training

Maple Hill alumnus Trevor Dorward '16 enjoyed an up close tour of the Capital Project on Feb. 3 while visiting the High School. Mr. Dorward recently finished training with the U.S. Air Force and stopped to visit while back on leave before heading to North Carolina.

Superintendent Horan Honored by Senator Marchione

Senator Kathy Marchione honored Superintendent Bob Horan with a moving tribute on the Senate floor on Jan. 24. "Our superintendent Bob Horan was admired, respected, and loved, and is truly missed. We honor his legacy and his life in service to others," said Senator Marchione. Watch the video.

BasketballUpcoming Basketball Tournament Games

Below are upcoming games for Maple Hill in the Class C Sectional Tournament.

#6 Girls vs. #9 Greenwich on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 6:00 p.m. at MHHS
#14 Boys at #3 Greenville on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Capital Project UpdatePrecautionary Steps Taken for Asbestos Removal at MHHS

We would like to let our community know that as part of the Capital Project, asbestos removal will take place in the High School over the winter recess. The district has hired a company to monitor the work and ensure it meets all federal and state codes. Numerous precautions are taken including constant use of fans with HEPA filters and monitoring machines around the perimeter of the work site. Read more. Posted 2/17/17.

Hoops Against HungerDonations Needed for Hoops Against Hunger

Teacher Patrick Austin is seeking concession stand donations for the 8th Annual Hoops Against Hunger charity basketball game on Friday, Mar. 10 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School gym. The event raises money for The Anchor Food Pantry. A list of items is available here. Please email Mr. Austin if you can help so he can coordinate what items are donated. Thank you! Posted 2/16/17.

Maple Hill Best Graduation Rate in Capital RegionMaple Hill High School Earns Best Graduation Rate in Capital Region

Maple Hill High School had a graduation rate of 99% in 2016, the highest in the Capital Region according to figures released by the NYS Dept. of Education on Feb. 10. More than half (51%) of graduates received an Advanced Regents Diploma. "Congratulations to the administration, faculty and staff for making Schodack Schools one of the highest performing school districts in the Capital Region and State," said Interim Superintendent Lee Bordick. Posted 2/10/17.

Help WantedBoys Varsity Tennis Coach Needed

The district is seeking a boys varsity tennis coach to start Mar. 6. Applicants do not need to be certified to apply must be willing to obtain proper certification. For more information, please contact Athletic Director Dave Austin at 732-0109. Posted 2/10/17.

 

 

MusicMusic Association Holding Raffle - Drawing: Wednesday, Mar. 15

The Maple Hill Music Parents Association is holding a raffle to raise money to benefit the district's music program. Drawing will be held Mar. 15. More info. Posted 2/06/17.

 

 

BusForms for Non-Public Transportation Due Apr. 1

Parents of students who need transportation to non-public schools must fill out a Transportation Request Form. Forms are due by Apr. 1. Posted 2/13/17.

 

 

Superintendent Search UpdateUpdate on Superintendent Search Process

The Board of Education would like to update our community about the Superintendent Search process. The district received 22 applications for the position. A school-community committee will interview seven selected candidates and the Board will interview final candidates. A new superintendent is expected to be appointed by the Apr. 18 Board meeting with an anticipated start date of July 1. Read more. Posted 1/24/17.