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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Halle Feldman and Maeve Morley Administrators accept National Blue Ribbon Award Students use Skype Students on bus with Halloween costumes Student raises money for South Sudan New High School entrance Senior Jordan Scott AP Environmental Science students

1st Grader Carries on Book Drive Started by Senior

First grader Halle Feldman has stepped up to carry on senior Maeve Morley's efforts to put books in the hands of children. Read more.

Schodack CSD Accepts National Blue Ribbon Award

Superintendent Jason Chevrier, Assistant Superintendent Michael Bennett, and former MHHS Principal Ron Agostinoni accepted the 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award for MHHS on Nov. 7. Read more.

Gr. 1 Skypes with Coding App CEO (Video)

Gr. 1 asked Grant Hosford, the CEO and co-founder of codeSpark Academy, questions about his company's coding app by Skyping with him in Pasadena, CA. CES students have used the app, which teaches children the basics of computer science, for several years. Watch video.

CES Halloween Parade (Video)

Here is a video of the annual Halloween Parade at Castleton Elementary School.

Book Inspires Students to Raise Money to Help South Sudan

Middle School students are raising money to help South Sudan after reading book in English class. Read more.

New High School Entrance Opens

Maple Hill High School opened its new entrance at the middle of the building on Oct. 30.

Senior Organizes Clothing Drive to Help Animal Shelter

Senior Jordan Scott has organized an old clothing drive to make dog toys for the Mohawk Humane Society. Jordan has placed donation boxes in school lobbies for anyone who would like to help her cause. Great idea, Jordan!

HS Students Conduct Water Quality Study

Students in AP Environmental Science conducted a water quality student at Schodack Town Park. Read more.

Sign Up for Text AlertsSign Up to Receive Text Alerts; Subscribe Text on Monday, Nov. 20

On Monday, Nov. 20, parents will receive a text from number 67587 asking if they would like to subscribe to text alerts from Schodack CSD. Due to a new system, parents need to subscribe again even if they subscribed last year. Simply reply with the letter Y to receive non-emergency text alerts such as school closings due to snow. More info. Posted 11/17/17.

 

Mythbusters Challenge DayFree RPI STEM Event for Gr. 3-8 Girls - Saturday, Dec. 2

Gr. 3-8 girls are invited to attend MythBusters Challenge Day, a free event organized by the RPI Society of Women Engineers. The event, held on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, offers girls an opportunity to use the scientific method to check if common myths are plausible. Registration info here. Posted 11/14/17.

 

Board of EducationNew System Makes Board of Education Meetings More Efficient

In an effort to make Board of Education meetings more efficient, transparent and paperless, Schodack CSD is moving to an online system called BoardDocs. Meeting agendas, minutes and supporting documents will be available to Board members and the community online, eliminating the need for large printed packets for each meeting. Access BoardDocs here. Posted 11/15/17.

Continuing EducationHigh School Yearbook Seeks Advertisers - Deadline: Dec. 21

The Maple Hill High School Yearbook is currently seeking advertisers. Ads cost between $40 and $300, depending on size. Businesses can use a current ad or have students design one. Deadline for ads is Dec. 21. More info. Posted 11/15/17.

 

Continuing EducationJacqueline Hill Appointed Maple Hill Principal

Schodack CSD is proud to announce Middle School Principal Jacqueline Hill has appointed Principal of Maple Hill High School after an extensive search. Ms. Hill will become Maple Hill Gr. 7-12 Principal in 2018-19. More info. Posted 11/04/17.

 

 

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.