MHHS Students Organize Club Fair
Maple Hill High School held its first ever Student Club Fair on Oct. 2 where students learned about the clubs that are available to them. Congratulations to junior Christy Dean who organized the event!
Science Seminar Series Teaches MHHS Students About Science in Careers
The Science Seminar Series, a program that helps Maple Hill High School students learn how science is used in various careers, started its second year on Sept. 30. "Our first speaker was Dr. Christopher Manley who spoke to students about his experience as a medical chemist and hospital pharmacist," said Science Teacher Kaitlin McGann.
Fire Fighters Teach CES Students Fire Safety
Thank you to the Castleton Fire Department for coming to Castleton Elementary School on Oct. 6 to teach our students about fire safety!
Senior Garrett Renslow Honored by National Merit Scholarship Program
Congratulations to MHHS senior Garrett Renslow who was named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Garrett received the honor by finishing among the top 5 percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the 2014 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Field Lines Painted Pink in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Groundskeeper Chuck Thomas painted the field lines pink again this year.
Solar-Powered Boat Built in Bus Garage Featured on News
Solar Sal, the solar-powered boat built in the bus garage, was featured on Time Warner Cable News as it became the first vessel to transport cargo on the Erie Canal using only alternative energy. Students helped build the boat, learning about photovoltaics in the process, as part of the business incubator program which brings businesses into unused school space to create real-world learning opportunities for students.
View Menus on Smartphones with New App
You can now view school breakfast and lunch menus on your smartphones or tablet with the Nutrislice app. Chartwells Dining Services is using the free app which also includes food descriptions, nutritional values and allergen information. Just search for "School Lunch by Nutrislice" in the Apple App or Google Play stores and select "Schodack CSD".
Kindergartner Shares Love for Bus Driver
A parent shared an email about her child's bus driver, Noelle Zoller. Thank you so much for sharing this wonderful story!
Hands-on Learning in Principles of Engineering
Engaged learning in Principles of Engineering class has students planning movie trailers and commercials this year to explain various types of engineering.
Flashlight Friday Reading Time Makes Reading Fun
Second graders in Ms. Donato's class had fun reading with Flashlight Friday Reading Time!