Superintendent Bob Horan, building principals, and BOE President Michael Hiser will discuss the Capital Project during a Community Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School auditorium. The evening will feature an overview of the project and leave plenty of time for community questions. Community members who would like to know more about the project are strongly encouraged to attend. A vote on the project will be held Thursday, Nov. 20. Read more on our Capital Project webpage... Posted 10/15/14.
Schodack CSD is planning to rewrite its Technology Plan this year with a focus on integrating 21st century skills into the curriculum within the next three years. The district is seeking community members for the committee, particularly those who have a background in technology or are involved in a business in the technical field. The first meeting is planned for Tuesday, Oct. 21 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Please email district Educational Technology Specialist Tim Ryan if interested. Thank you. Posted 10/06/14.
Interested in taking a yoga class, learning how to play guitar or practicing cake decorating with your child? Register now for one of our more than dozen Continuing Education classes offered in Schodack schools. Please note, Continuing Education is a self-funded program. Posted 9/04/14.
The town of Schodack completed a town-wide assessment improvement project over the past few months that lowered home assessed values for many properties. As a result, homeowners will notice the tax rate has increased. However, the change in tax rate should not impact the total school taxes individuals pay. “When assessments are lowered, it impacts the tax rate,” said Monica Kim, Director of Business Support Services. “It’s important for homeowners to compare how much they paid in taxes from the previous year, not the rate.” Read more… Posted 8/15/14.
Question about your school tax bill? Check our School Taxes Question and Answer webpage... Posted 8/18/14.
This fall, homeowners in Schodack CSD who qualify for New York’s STAR exemption will receive an additional state rebate check. The rebate is part of the Property Tax Freeze Credit Program created as part of this year’s New York State budget agreement. Qualified homeowners will receive the rebate because Schodack CSD’s proposed 2014-15 budget is within the state’s property tax cap. The rebate check will come from the state, not the district. A fact sheet with more information is available... Posted 8/05/14.