To make it easier for families to find the latest information about the school closing due to coronavirus precautions, all updates are listed on this webpage. Last updated May 21, 2020.

School Canceled Through End of School Year

Governor Andrew Cuomo has extended the school closing for all New York schools through the end of the school year.

Contact Information While Offices Close

Schodack CSD is not staffing school offices during the closure.

If you have a question, please use the department email addresses below. Your email will be distributed to multiple people to help ensure you get a response.

If you need to call the school, please call only the District Office at 518-732-2297 and leave a voicemail. Someone will return your call.

Castleton Elementary School Updates

  • Belongings can be picked up June 4 or 5. More info.
  • Daily Morning Announcement video available here.
  • Grade 6 orientation informational videos available here.
  • Playgrounds and basketball courts are closed.
  • All class trips are canceled.

Maple Hill Jr./Sr. High School Updates

  • Belongings can be picked up June 4 or 5. More info.
  • Grade 8 orientation informational videos available here.
  • June and August Regents Exams are canceled.
  • Playgrounds and basketball courts are closed.
  • Prom has been canceled.
  • All class trips are canceled.
  • Section 2 has canceled all spring sports activities.

Home Instruction Resources

Please email teachers or principals with any questions. Contact information here.

Free Meals Available for Students

Free grab-and-go breakfasts and lunches are available each day for students during the school closure. More info.

Mental Health and Wellness Resources

Our social workers, counselors and school psychologists have created resources for parents to help their mental health and wellness during this stressful time.

Capital District YMCA Providing Childcare for Essential Workers

The YMCA is providing childcare services for essential workers who do not have the option to work from home, as defined by the NYS Education Department. More information here.

Rensselaer County Recovery Helpline

Anyone who needs help with substance use issues is urged to contact the Rensselaer County Recovery Helpline at 1-833-467-3123.

Mental Health Mobile Crisis

The Northern Rivers Family of Services offer support for individuals and families who are experiencing a mental health or behavioral crisis. Call 518-292-5499.

Preventative Measures for Families

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has an excellent website for information about coronavirus and how to protect your family.

Have a Question About an Update That Is Not Listed Here?

Please email Communications Specialist Jason McCord if you have a question not listed on this webpage.