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Maplewood Elementary - A look back in pictures

With over a century's worth of history and stories, Maplewood Elementary has seen thousands of children walk through its hallways on a daily basis. We look back at some of the people that helped make Maplewood Elementary School a wonderful place to educate children.


Summer Retweet: Elementary Reading Project on Twitter

To our elementary students taking part in the Summer Reading Project – we want to hear and see how you’re doing! » FIND OUT HOW

Elementary Summer Reading Project

Reading is the most important lifelong skill that we can help our children to learn and practice. The goal is encourage students to read for pleasure and continue to refine their reading skills in order to become lifelong readers. » LEARN MORE ABOUT PROJECT

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Kick Off Event

Barnes & Noble Colonie Center will be hosting a Summer Reading Kickoff Event which will feature 11 teen and children’s authors on Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 p.m. » READ MORE

Elementary end-of-year dismissal schedule

As plans for the last few weeks of school are being made, special events are being prepared and details are finalized. Please pay attention to the dismissal times for your child's school. » VIEW SCHEDULE

From the Principal's desk

In many respects, it seems like yesterday that I entered Maplewood School as the superintendent/principal. That was twenty years ago. Now I am retiring and Maplewood School, as we know it, will close at the end of this month after serving this community for 114 years. » READ PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

June Maplewood Newsletter

The Maplewood newsletter for the month of June is now available. » READ NEWSLETTER [PDF]

Counselor's Corner with Miss Bremer

This year has certainly flown by and it is hard to believe it is already June! The Character Trait for May was Patriotism. We talked about what Patriotism means and why we are proud of our country and our school. » READ MORE

June's colors of the month

First grade’s colors of the month for June are red and white. Everyone is encouraged to join first grade in wearing red and white on Thursday, June 16th. The first grade will visit all classrooms to see everyone’s red and white.

Join past and present Maplewood students/staff for: A Walk Down Memory Lane

The event, which will commemorate the
long history and traditions of Maplewood School, will be held on June 12 at 6:00 p.m.


Transition process continues with Open House

On the evening of May 31, Maplewood families had the chance to formally visit their new elementary school and meet with faculty and staff. » READ MORE

A letter to parents of incoming 7th graders from SJHS principal Dr. Russell Moore

Welcome to Shaker Junior High School! All faculty and staff members join me in saying we’re happy to have all of you become part of our award winning school! » READ LETTER [PDF]

Stay informed on Maplewood Transition

The district has launched a Maplewood Transition webpage, which will highlight activities that will help you and your children transition to their new schools, as well as provide answers to all of your questions throughout this process. » VISIT TRANSITION PAGE

Maplewood celebrates Diversity Day

Principal Jerry Steele looked out at Maplewood students who gathered in the gymnasium and simply said: “Good morning!” Then he wondered how many different ways there are to say “good morning” - a fitting question on Diversity Day. » READ MORE

Annual Elementary cross-country meet held at Town of Colonie Park

On Wednesday October 13th the NCCSD held our annual Elementary Cross Country Meet at the Town of Colonie Park. Just under 500 students in grades 4-6, from all seven elementary schools participated. » READ MORE

Stages of Reading Development: K-6 Reading Program

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Donate your used band or orchestra instruments

The Music department has seen a marked increase in families who are unable to afford an instrument for their children. Some children have requested to drop out of band or orchestra because the instrument rental costs are more than their parents can currently afford. » READ MORE

Elementary curriculum news in North Colonie

Over the summer, North Colonie Elementary teachers worked to develop new curriculum projects in order to bring them into the classrooms.


Mr. Jerome Steele

32 Cohoes Rd (Rte 32)  Watervliet, NY 12189
Phone: (518) 273-1512
Fax: (518) 273-0269

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