To help our community follow the district’s planning process for a Capital Project, the district has created a webpage to serve as a central resource for information about the project. We will continue to update the webpage as the project moves forward to a community vote. Click here to visit the webpage… Posted 11/06/13.
Student Council Holds Food Drive - Monday, Dec. 9 - Friday, Dec. 13
The MHHS Student Council is holding a food drive from Monday, Dec. 9 to Friday, Dec. 13 to help support The Anchor food pantry. Items can be donated during the Winter Concert on Monday, Dec. 9 or before school in the High School lobby. Thank you! Posted 12/05/13.
CES K-Kids Collecting Hats, Gloves and Coats to Help Those in Need
The CES K-Kids Club is hosting two community service projects to help neighbors in need. Students are collecting new hats and gloves for The Anchor and new or gently used coats for homeless and migrant families in Albany. Donations can be dropped off in the CES lobby. Thank you. Posted 12/09/13.
Parents Invited to Learn About Computer Science Opportunities - Dec. 12
Schodack CSD will participate in the Hour of Code program during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 9-15. Middle and High School students will learn how to code during the day and learn about opportunities in computer-related fields. Parents and community members are encouraged to learn more on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the High School. Dr. Timothy Lederman from Siena College will offer a short presentation about the opportunities for Computer Science studies in college and the workforce. Following the presentation, parents and community members will be able to explore the Hour of Code tutorials in the High School computer labs. To participate, please e-mail teacher Tim Ryan. Posted 12/04/13.
MHMS Students Help The Anchor Food Pantry
The Anchor food pantry will receive some much need food donations thanks to Maple Hill Middle School students. The Builders Club collected 516 food donations through a food drive. “We will be doing another food drive in the spring where we will try and collect even more donations!” said teacher Jacqueline Hill. Great job! Posted 12/11/13.
To help Schodack CSD students Matthew Jung and Natasha Strock participate in a Student Ambassador program, a fundraiser raffle is being held for an iPad air. The drawing is Dec. 22. To learn more, click here for a flyer... Matthew and Natasha have been nominated to be a part of the People to People program where they will represent the United States along with students and teachers from around the region. Posted 12/06/13.
Girls Basketball Sets Section II Record
The Maple Hill girls basketball team set a Section II record for consecutive league victories on Dec. 4 with their 65-25 win over Cairo-Durham. The win was the team’s 113th straight Patroon Conference victory. Click here to read the story in The Record... Congratulations! Posted 12/05/13.
Music Parents Association Fundraiser
The Maple Hill Music Parents Association is selling gift cards to Five Guys Burgers and Fries as a fundraiser. The association receives 20% of all proceeds. Gift cards can be purchased from Schodack music students. Posted 12/04/13.
Music Parents Association Seeks Baked Good Donations for Concerts
The Maple Hill Music Parents Association is seeking donations for baked goods to sell at their concession stand at the Middle and High School winter concerts. Baked good donations can simply be dropped off the night of the concert. Thank you. Posted 12/04/13.
Students Name Scholar Athletes for Excellence in Academics
Congratulations to all six fall varsity teams who were named Scholar Athlete teams by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. To receive the honor, each team had to earn a GPA of 90% or better for the quarter. Posted 11/27/13.
Schodack CSD would like to remind all homeowners who claim the Basic STAR exemption to register with the NYS Department of Taxation and Finance by Dec. 31, 2013 in order to continue receiving benefits in 2014 and subsequent years. This is a new requirement implemented by the state in an effort to reduce fraud. Click here for more info… Posted 8/28/13.