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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Eileen Hempstead at Canonica Classic National Honor Society Inductees High School artists Middle School play Middle School play Chamber of Commerce visits district Student honored for essay Students complete Rotary Youth Leadership Awards CES students enjoy Read Over/Sleep Over Students at Hoops Against Hunger

Don Hempstead Honored at Canonica Classic

This year's Canonica Classic was a special event as beloved community member Don Hempstead, who passed away Mar. 29, was honored before the game. Mr. Hempstead's son Kevin threw out the first pitch as Don's wife Eileen of 60 years, watched.

National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to juniors Kassidy Berger, Allison Felts, Connor Hall, Rachel Jung, Sarah Konig, Kylie Salerno, Jordan Scott and Shirah Strock, our newest National Honor Society Inductees! Program available here.

Student Artwork Selected for College Exhibit

Congratulations to MHHS sophomores Jeffrey Huskie and Rhonda McBride whose photography was selected for the 18th Annual High School Regional Juried Art Exhibition at Opalka Gallery! Read more.

CES Students Present at Library About Book

Congrats to Brody Chevrier, Zackary Civerolo and Cole Dubbelde who presented about Newbery Honor book "The Inquisitor's Tale" at the Children's Literature Connection's annual Caldecott-Newbery Tea at the Guilderland Public Library on Mar. 26.

CES Enjoys Sneak Peek of MS Play

CES students enjoyed a sneak peek of the Middle School play "Rumpelstiltskin - Private Eye" on Mar. 23. More photos.

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!"

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.

Facilities staffThank You to Our Facilities for Incredible Hard Work

Schodack CSD would like to again thank our Facilities Department for their hard work during the recent snowstorm. "Our Facilities staff deserves great credit for the incredible job they have done," said Superintendent Lee Bordick. Thank you! Posted 3/15/17.



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.

Water fountainResults of Lead Testing at Schodack Schools

Schodack CSD has received results for lead testing that was conducted at all three schools. There were no issues found with any of the schools' water fountains. Posted 12/22/16.

Castleton Elementary School Parent Letter
Maple Hill Middle School Parent Letter
Maple Hill High School Parent Letter

Call 732-2297 opt. 2 for School Delays or CancelationsParents Can Call District Office for Delays or Cancellations

Parents who would like to check if there is a delay or school closure due to weather can now call the District Office at 732-2297, option 2. A recorded message will alert parents if school is delayed or canceled. Posted 12/19/16.