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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Civil War scholar J.J. Jennings New Visions students Students with pen pal letters Blue Ribbon banner Spelling Bee finalists Students with donations Students with food donations Student presents National Honor Society students volunteer

Civil War Scholar Speaks to MHHS Students

Local Civil War scholar J.J. Jennings presented at Maple Hill High School on Jan. 19, sharing his knowledge and answering student questions. Watch video.

Senior Helps Team Win "We the People" Competition

Maple Hill senior Kassidy Berger helped her New Visions: Law and Government class win the Upstate New York "We the People" Regional Competition in January. Read more.

Students Pair with College Basketball Pen Pals

Maple Hill 7th and 8th graders paired with college basketball pen pals this year as part of the MAAC Gives Back program. Read more.

National Blue Ribbon School Banner Donated

Thank you to Lifetouch School Photography who honored the district's National Blue Ribbon School designation by donating a banner to help celebrate the award.

April Jacobs Wins Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Gr. 8 April Jacobs who won the MHMS Spelling Bee on Dec. 21 after a lengthy spell-off with runner-up Gr. 6 Zackary Civerolo. April will represent Schodack CSD at the Capital Region Spelling Bee in February.

Students Donate to Those Who Serve

CES Kiwanis K-Kids collected items before the holidays to donate to Operation Gratitude, an organization that sends care packages to deployed troops, veterans, new recruits and first responders. Great job!

Key Club Donates to The Anchor

Students in Key Club, a Kiwanis-sponsored school club, are giving back to community by donating cereal boxes to The Anchor food pantry. "It is incredible to see what an impact our students can make through service learning!" said Principal Jacqueline Hill.

Gr. 10 Research Project Presentations

A collaborative History and English Language Arts project challenged sophomores to write research papers about 20th Century historical events. Watch video.

NHS Students Volunteer at Food Bank

National Honor Society students gave back to the community by volunteering at the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York on Dec. 14. Great job!

District Website SurveyHelp District Improve Website with Short Survey

Schodack CSD is updating its website this year to make it easier to use, particularly for mobile devices. Please fill out this short survey to help us better understand how our parents and community members use the website. Thank you for your input! Posted 1/12/18.


Board of EducationBoard of Education Meetings Move to MS Library

Board of Education meetings through June have been moved to the Middle School library (except for the May 15 meeting). The next meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6:00 p.m. Posted 1/11/18.



No School Due to Weather5th Annual HS TED Talk Symposium - Thursday, Jan. 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Maple Hill High School will host the 5th Annual TED Talk Symposium on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 9:00 a.m. in the High School auditorium. Students in Public Speaking class will present for their final exam. The public is welcome to attend. More info here. Posted 1/17/18.


Walk for Free on Evenings at Maple Hill Middle School

Did you know you can walk for free on evenings at Maple Hill Middle School? Just call Continuing Education Coordinator Lisa Smith-Auer at 518-732-4982 to get a free visitor's badge. Posted 12/28/17.



Kiwanis InternationalKiwanis Chicken Barbecue - Sunday, Jan. 28 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The Kiwanis will hold a Chicken BBQ fundraiser on Sunday, Jan. 28 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Castleton Fire House. Cost is $10. Walk-ins welcome. Call 518-732-4228 to pre-order. Posted 1/17/18.


Continuing EducationRegister Now for Continuing Education Classes

Registration is now open for winter Continuing Education classes. In addition to popular classes like yoga and spin bike, new courses include Power Bang Workout, How to Make Handmade Books, and Tech Support classes that teach the basics of using smartphones and social media. Read more. Posted 12/18/17.


Sign Up for Text AlertsSign Up for Text Alerts

Schodack CSD offers text alerts for school delays, school closings, and other non-emergency announcements. Learn how to subscribe. Posted 12/13/17.



Continuing EducationMaple Hill High School Honored as National Blue Ribbon School

Maple Hill High School was named a 2017 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Dept. of Education on Sept. 28, the only school in the Capital Region and one of just 27 in New York to receive the designation. "This award is a great honor and a credit to the hard work and talent of our dedicated faculty, staff, and administration who work tirelessly on behalf of the students of our community," said Superintendent Jason Chevrier. Read more. Posted 9/28/17.

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.


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. Posted 2/10/17.