Schodack Central School District

1216 Maple Hill Road, Castleton-on-Hudson, New York 12033
T: (518) 732-2297 • F: (518) 732-7710
Robert Horan, Superintendent

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Ovarian Cancer Walk Ovarian Cancer Walk September newsletter First day of school photo Middle School roof resurfaced District calendar Superintendent Bob Horan takes Ice Bucket Challenge Athletic Director Dave Austin takes Ice Bucket Challenge Assistant Superintendent Mike Bennett takes Ice Bucket Challenge

Students and Community Take Part in Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk

For the second year in a row, the girls varsity soccer team and Schodack CSD community took part in an Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk in Albany on Sept. 14 in honor of former Health teacher Jeri Puccio. The group named itself Mima's Marauders/Jeri's Kids in honor of Mrs. Puccio. Great job! Photo gallery available...

Video of Superintendent Horan Speaking About Capital Project

Superintendent Bob Horan spoke about the Capital Project at the Sept. 16 Gr. 3-5 Parents Night. At the request of parents, we have made video available here...

September Newsletter Available as PDF

A newsletter was mailed to all district residents on September 11. A .pdf of the newsletter is available here...

Photos From 1st Day of School

Thank you to the dozens of parents who sent photos of the first day of school for our community to enjoy!

Capital Project Proposition Completed On Time and Under Budget

The Capital Project proposition voters approved in May was completed by the start of the school year, on time and under budget. Over the summer, the High School was hooked to village water, 60-year-old water mains were replaced and the Middle School roof was resurfaced. “We would like to thank the village, our architects, contractors and the Board of Education who worked together to get this done in time for school,” said Matt LaClair, Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds. “The staff in the High School and District Office also deserves thanks for going weeks with just one bathroom to speed up the project.”

Dave Austin Named New Athletic Director

Dave Austin was named the new Athletic Director for Schodack CSD at the Aug. 21 BOE meeting. Mr. Austin succeeds Mark Bubniak, who is now the Athletic Director in Averill Park CSD. “We’re excited to have Mr. Austin as our new Athletic Director,” said Superintendent Bob Horan. “He graduated from Maple Hill and has taught and coached here. He will be an outstanding Athletic Director for our schools.” Read more...

Superintendent Horan Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Support ALS

Superintendent Bob Horan accepted a challenge from Principal Ron Agostinoni by participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge to support The ALS Association on Aug. 15 (work clothes and all). Watch the video...

Girls Varsity Tennis Team Helps AD Dave Austin Take Ice Bucket Challenge

Athletic Director Dave Austin took the Ice Bucket Challenge with help from the girls varsity tennis team this summer to show support for the ALS Association. Watch the video...

Assistant Superintendent Bennett Takes Ice Bucket Challenge to Support ALS

Michael Bennett, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Pupil Personnel Services, completed the Ice Bucket Challenge this summer to show support for the ALS Association. Watch the video...

WildcatsMaple Hill Athletics - Home of the Wildcats

Schodack CSD believes participation in sports provides students unique opportunities and experiences that teach teamwork, good sportsmanship and other qualities supporting a well rounded education.


If you have a question about athletics, please e-mail Athletic Director Dave Austin or call him at (518) 732-7701, ext. 1140.

District Creates Advisory Committee to Examine School Athletics Topics

In an effort to examine school Athletics topics such as a possible conference realignment, current sports offerings and fostering positive relationships, Schodack CSD has created an Athletics Advisory Committee featuring parents, community members, coaches, students, faculty, staff, administrators and Board of Education members. Click here for more information, including meeting notes and committee members… Posted 5/07/14.

Official Athletic Twitter Accounts

Here is a list of the district's official Athletic Twitter accounts, which are run by coaches or Athletic Director Dave Austin. Posted 4/30/14.

Please Observe No Parking Signs for Sporting Events

The district would like to remind our community to please observe No Parking signs for sporting events, in particular on South Schodack Road and behind the High School. The only parking places for athletic events are the High School and Middle School parking lots. Due to concerns about safety, the district has asked Schodack police to enforce these rules and violators may be ticketed. Posted 4/09/14.

Opportunity for Businesses and Organizations to Support MH Athletics

As part of efforts to raise money to support the districts’ Athletics programs, the Maple Hill Booster Club has started a program where local businesses and organizations can make donations in return for a sign being posted at one of the district’s athletic fields. Two local businesses have already made donations through the program. For more information, click here… Posted 10/01/12.