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 honored for essay Student honored for essay Students complete Rotary Youth Leadership Awards CES students enjoy Read Over/Sleep Over Students at Hoops Against Hunger Students meet Rider University women's basketball team Liam Dowling honored Students receive Rotary Club Awards Students receive Rotary Club Awards Student presents research

Chamber of Commerce Learns About District

The Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce visited Mar. 22 to learn about our Capital Project and how we teach students. The Chamber is celebrating education in March by visiting local schools and colleges. "If there's anything we can do to help you, please be sure to ask," President Kate Ollier told the administrative team.

7th Grader Honored for Patriot's Pen Essay

Congratulations to 7th grader April Jacobs who earned 2nd place in the NYS VFW District 3 Patriot's Pen Essay Contest with her essay on "The America I Believe In". April was honored earlier this month at an awards dinner.

Juniors Complete Rotary Leadership Program

Congratulations to juniors Matthew Reardon, Shirah Strock, Allison Felt, Meg Albanese and Kassidy Berger who were honored for completing the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, a program that helps students develop skills to become dynamic leaders in their school and community.

Gr. 2/3 Students Enjoy Night of Reading and Writing

Read Over/Sleep Over was a hit on Mar. 10 as Gr. 2/3 students enjoyed a night of reading and writing. "It was a great event for the kids and families who participated," said Principal James Derby. "Who knew it would be so much fun to sleep at school!"

Hoops Against Hunger Helps Those in Need

The 8th Annual Hoops Against Hunger was a huge success again on Mar. 10 with nearly $4,000 raised and well over 1,000 cans of food (a record) collected for The Anchor food pantry. "I want to thank everyone who helped put the event together," said organizer Pat Austin. "We live and work in a wonderful community!"

MAAC Program Helps Students Learn Different Types of Writing

Middle School students became pen pals with Rider University basketball teams as part of a lesson that helped students learn different types of writing. Read more.

7th Grader Wins MAAC Essay Contest

Seventh grader Liam Dowling was honored on the floor of the Times Union Center after he won as essay contest about what it means to be a good teammate. Read more.

MS Students Honored by Rotary Club

Congratulations to Jaden DiTonno, Emily Boll and Andrew Penn who were recognized by the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club on Feb. 28 with Service Above Self awards.

HS Students Honored by Rotary Club

Congratulations to Jenna Wilkinson, Evan Fink, Jordan Scott and Rebecca Leverone who were recognized by the Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club on Feb. 28 with Service Above Self awards.

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.

Rumpelstiltskin - Private EyeSave the Date: Drama Performance - Thursday, Mar. 23 & Friday, Mar. 24

The MHMS Drama Performance will return on Thursday, Mar. 23 and Friday Mar. 24 with the play "Rumpelstiltskin – Private Eye". In this witty film noir fairytale spoof, Fairytale Land has been hit by a crime wave. The Three Bears' home was broken into. The Three Little Pigs' homes were destroyed. Only hard-boiled detective Rumpelstiltskin and his wise-cracking partner Ugly Duckling can solve this wacky case. Posted 12/02/16.

NYS AssessmentsNYS Assessments Parent Letter & FAQ

Schodack CSD will administer the NYS Gr. 3-8 English Language Assessments on Mar. 28 - 30 and NYS Gr. 3-8 Math Assessments on May 2 - 4. We encourage parents to allow their children to take the tests because the results help us improve the education we provide. A parent letter and FAQ with more info is available here. Posted 3/10/17.


Jason ChevrierBOE Names Jason Chevrier Next Superintendent

The Board of Education named Jason Chevrier the next school superintendent on March 8. He is expected to start July 1. "I am truly honored," said Mr. Chevrier. "We have such talented faculty and staff who take good care of our kids. We've got a wonderful community that is so supportive of our schools. I look forward to continuing to help make sure our students have the best education possible." Read more. Posted 3/09/17.

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.