Schodack Central School District

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

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Junior Visits Washington to Raise Epilepsy Awareness

Junior Lexi Cartwright visited Washington, DC on Apr. 17 to participate in the Teen Speak Out for Epilepsy on Capitol Hill. Alexandria shared her own epilepsy journey while meeting with U.S. Senate and Congress members and their staff. Great job!

Gr. 5 Research Projects On Display at Albany Institute of History & Art

Fifth graders will have their "Creating a More Perfect Union" research projects put on display at the Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany on Saturday, Apr. 21 and Sunday, Apr. 22. An opening reception will be held on Apr. 21 at 1:00 p.m.

MS Students Honored by VFW for Patriotic Essays

Congratulations to MHMS students who were recognized by the East Greenbush VFW Post and Ladies Auxiliary on Apr. 16 for their Patriot's Pen Essays.

Congratulations to National Honor Society Students

MHHS held its annual National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on Apr. 12. "Congratulations to our Honor Society members! You are a great representation of leadership in our school and community," said Principal Jacqueline Hill.

Gr. 3 Students Enjoy Science Crew Thanks to PTO

Students explored pulleys, wheels and catapults and worked together to create wind turbines, marble mazes and cardboard structures at this year's Gr. 3 Science Crew. Thank you to CES PTO for supporting the program! More photos.

How Gr. 3-8 Assessments Help Prepare Students (Video)

Here is a 3-minute video where Assistant Principal Jodi Sullivan explains how Gr. 3-8 state assessments help educators improve instruction and prepares students for exams such as Regents in High School.

How Gr. 3-8 Testing Helps Improve Instruction (Video)

Here is a 3-minute video explaining how the Gr. 3-8 state assessments help the district improve education for students. This is the first video of a two-part series. Parents with questions are asked to please call your child's school.

Principal Dresses Up As Ronald McDonald to Celebrate Reading

To celebrate Castleton Elementary School reaching their Read for Ronald McDonald House goal by reading 121,731 minutes in March, Principal James Derby dressed up as Ronald McDonald on Apr. 10 to the delight of students (and staff).

Students Organize Events to Honor Parkland Victims

Maple Hill students organized events on Mar. 14 to remember the victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Watch video.

School Budget Information Board of Education Adopts 2018-19 School Budget

The Board of Education adopted the 2018-19 school budget on Apr. 19 which requires no cuts to programs or staff. The estimated 2.2% tax levy increase is within the NYS Property Tax Cap. The school budget vote is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15. A newsletter detailing the school budget will be mailed in early May. Posted 4/19/18.


Superintendent Jason Chevrier Superintendent Chevrier Discusses School Walk Out Day

Superintendent Jason Chevrier recorded a video to explain the district's thought-process regarding National School Walk Out Day on Friday, Apr. 20 and the importance of respecting all students' viewpoints. Posted 4/19/18.


High School Drama Club HS Drama Club Performances - Friday, Apr. 20 and Saturday, Apr. 21

The High School Drama Club will perform the play "The Matchmaker" on Friday, Apr. 20 and Saturday, Apr. 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the HS auditorium. Adults $7, $3 students and seniors, age 5 and under free. Posted 4/11/18.


PancakesMusic Parents Association Pancake Fundraiser - Saturday, Apr. 21

The Maple Hill Music Parents Association will hold a pancake fundraiser on Saturday, Apr. 21 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Applebee's restaurant in Rensselaer. Cost is $6. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. Posted 3/26/18.


Wildcats Marathon Main St. Mile Kick-Off Partners w/ Wildcats Marathon - Saturday, Apr. 21

The Castleton-on-Hudson Main Street Association is partnering with the Wildcats Marathon for a Main Street Mile Kick-Off on Saturday, Apr. 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event on the one-mile walking loop features family activities and can be used towards the 25-mile Wildcats Marathon goal. The Wildcats Marathon, which challenges the community to walk or run at least 25 miles, culminates on Jun. 1 at the Middle School. More info. Posted 4/05/18.

Donations DriveStudent Organizes Donations Drive for Equinox Youth Outreach Center

Senior Connor Hall is seeking donations for his National Honor Society service project to benefit the Equinox Youth Outreach Center. Deodorant, shampoo, washcloths, soap, toothbrushes, and other toiletries can be donated in drop boxes in the lobbies of all three schools through Friday, Apr. 27. Posted 4/11/18.

Substitutes NeededDistrict Seeks Substitutes

Schodack CSD is seeking to build its substitute list, particularly for substitute teachers, bus drivers and teaching assistants. Please email District Clerk Michele Reickert if interested or if you have questions. More info. Posted 3/06/18.


Maple Hill Best Graduation Rate in Capital Region 2nd Year in a RowMaple Hill High School: Best Graduation Rate 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Maple Hill High School had the highest graduation rate in the Capital Region last year with a 100% graduation rate according to figures released Wednesday by the NYS Dept. of Education. The figures also show 55% of students graduated with a Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation. In 2016, the graduation rate was 99%. Go Hill! Posted 2/08/18.

Capital Project UpdateCapital Project Videos and Information

Question about the district's Capital Project? Visit our Capital Project webpage for the latest video updates and other information about renovations to Maple Hill and Castleton Elementary School. Posted 9/14/17.