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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Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Congratulations to Maple Hill's newest graduates, the Class of 2016! Best wishes! More photos.

Video of Class of 2016 Entering Commencement

Here is a video of the Class of 2016 walking into Commencement. Congratulations to our newest graduates!

Students Leave on Last Day of School

Castleton Elementary and Middle School students left school for the last time this school year on June 23 as faculty and staff congratulated them. Have a safe and happy summer! More photos.

Graduating Seniors Get Warm Send Off

Schodack CSD started a new tradition June 22 when graduating seniors walked through the halls of Castleton Elementary School so younger students could cheer them. "It's great for our graduating seniors to see how much the younger students appreciate them and also for our elementary students because our seniors are an inspiration to them," said High School Principal Ron Agostinoni. More photos.

Superintendent Horan Speaks About Future of Education

Superintendent Bob Horan was a panelist at the Albany Business Review's Power Breakfast on June 23 where he spoke about the future of education, how to prepare students for not only college but trades, the need to teach computer programming, and other topics. Read more.

CES Students Donate Hair

Castleton Elementary students and faculty donated lengths of their hair June 22 for wigs to help women fighting cancer as part of the annual hair cutting drive. More photos.

Congratulations to MHHS's Top 11 Seniors

Congratulations to Maple Hill High School's Top 11 Seniors: Kerry Golden, Kayla Hanrahan, Alysa Kelly, Amanda Kern, Lauryn Krupa, Michaela Mueller, Samantha Muller, Garrett Renslow, Elizabeth Roberts, Greg Roe and Stefanie Wood!

Senior Michaela Mueller Honored by Rotary Club

Congratulations to MHHS senior Michaela Mueller who was honored with a Southern Rensselaer County Rotary Club scholarship.

Senior Alyssa Kelly Recognized at Scholar Recognition Dinner

Senior Alyssa Kelly was recognized as an outstanding student at the Scholar Recognition Dinner on May 18 at the Albany Marriott. Congratulations!

Slideshow from Spring Sports Awards Night

The Athletics Department held its Spring Sports Awards Night on June 7. Here is a photo slideshow from the event.

Alumni Join MS Storytellers Group

Maple Hill Middle School's Storytellers group had some special guests for their performance at the library on May 24. "This year's storytelling group did a great job at Castleton Public Library," said teacher Christine Fowler. "Two alumni, Sherwood Ludwig (2012) and Aubrey Kirsch (2013) joined the performance."

HS Students Have Artwork Selected for Regional Exhibit

Congratulations to Maddie Bryda and Kyler Randall whose artwork was selected to be in the 2016 Annual High School Regional Exhibit. Their artwork was on display at the Albany Center Gallery. "This is a very prestigious juried show," said teacher Suzanne Pazienza. "We are very proud and honored to have these students represent Schodack's High school art program."

Congratulations to Our Retirees!

Schodack CSD would like to congratulate this year's retirees and thank them for all they have done for our students. Best wishes! Posted 6/20/16.

  • Frank Bareis – Bus Driver, 8 years with district
  • Valerie Flood – Teacher, 30 years with district
  • Karen Harris – Teacher, 30 years with district
  • Florence Heeder – Teacher, 21 years with district
  • Mary Mabb – Transportation Supervisor, 10 years with district

Administrative Changes Will Help Strengthen Curriculum and Ease Transition

The district would like to inform our community about administrative changes planned for next school year that will help strengthen classroom curriculum and ease the transition to two school buildings in 2017-18 at no expense to the district. Read more... Posted 6/01/16.

2016-17 Student Attendance Calendar Available

The one-page 2016-17 school attendance calendar, which lists school and recess days, is available here. Posted 5/13/16.

Summer Food Services ProgramFree Summer Food Service Programs

To help ensure all students have a healthy summer, the USDA's Summer Food Service Programs provides free meals when school is out. Click here to find the many local organizations participating in this program. Posted 6/17/16.


Interns NeededInternships Needed for Juniors and Seniors

Maple Hill High School will start a new Career Exploration Internship Program next year, creating opportunities for juniors and seniors to learn in unpaid internships. The high school is currently identifying businesses interested in providing internships. Specifically, students are interested in the following fields next year: Architecture, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Equine Studies, Marketing, Mechanical or Computer Engineering, Medical, Nursing, Pharmaceutical, Probation (Juvenile), Psychology/Human Services and Veterinarian. If you or someone you know may be interested in providing an internship, please email Christopher VanDerbeck. More information available here. Posted 5/13/16.

Student creating artCheck Out the Art Department's Facebook Page

Do you have a student taking art in the second half of the school year? Make sure to check out the Art Department's Facebook page to see what they're learning in the classroom. Posted 3/16/16.


Help WantedSubstitute Teacher and Substitute Teaching Assistants Needed

The district is need of substitute teachers and substitute teaching assistants. If interested, please see our Employment webpage. Posted 11/12/15.