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Shalmont Central School District
Dr. Carol Pallas
Superintendent
4 Sabre Drive
Schenectady, NY 12306
Phone: 518.355.9200
Fax: 518.355.9203
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Drama Club to perform ‘Footloose, the Musical’

The Schalmont High School Drama Club will be performing the musical, “Footloose, the Musical” Thursday-Saturday, March 8-10, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 11 at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Read more about Footloose.

From the Superintendent: The safety of our children is always our No. 1 priority

Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the community of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. When a tragedy such as the shooting in Parkland, Florida occurs, it forces us to reflect on what we can learn and remind ourselves of what we currently have in place. Read more from the superintendent.

Your feedback needed: What competencies will a 21st Century grad need?

As you know, Schalmont is currently undertaking a 21st century education initiative. In order to help our parents reflect on the underlying issues surrounding 21st century education we wanted to offer this primer on 21st century education. Read more.

Flu facts

What are the symptoms? Should your child stay home from school?
With flu season upon us, take some time to read this handy flu fact sheet [PDF].

Board considers Veterans Tax Exemption; Vote expected in coming months

The Schalmont Central School District Board of Education conducted a public hearing on the Alternative Veterans’ Exemption at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 22. A vote on the exemption is expected in the coming months. Read more about the Veterans Tax Exemption.

Governor Unveils School Aid Proposals

In the governor’s proposal, Schalmont would purportedly receive $14,644,581 in state aid. This would be an increase of $267,402 over last year, but Business Administrator Joseph Lenz cautions that an increase of less than $100,000 is more likely. Read more.

A message from Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas

As we begin the new year, I wanted to take a moment to reflect upon the successes of the first few months of the school year. Read the letter from Dr. Pallas.

Schalmont students serve on Assemblyman Santabarbara's cabinet

Five Schalmont students joined Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara at Clarkson University campus in Schenectady to take part in the process to experience what it’s like to create a school budget and have their voices heard. Click here to read more.

Let’s build a budget: BAC goes through budget process in tabletop exercise

The Schalmont Budget Advisory Committee recently got a taste of what it’s like allocating limited resources, by putting together a simulated budget in a tabletop exercise. Read more about Schalmont's budget.

Plotting the course for future grads

A lot has changed since 1893. Unfortunately, says Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas, the basic model for how we educate children isn’t one of them. Read more about how Schalmont is developing a Profile of a Graduate in the 21st Century.

Schalmont National Honor Society inducts 20 new members

Membership in the National Honor society is based upon excellence in four areas: scholarship, leadership, service and character. The students are hand-picked and must have a cumulative average of 88.00 percent or higher. Click to see who was inducted.

Mrs. Ryder's government class tours the Capitol

At the end of October, Mrs. Ryder's government classes toured the NYS Capitol. Read more about the tour.

SMS students honor veterans

Schalmont Middle School was honored to partner with Charter Communications, the History Channel, and Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara’s office to host area veterans at Schalmont Middle School. Read more about the ceremony.

Sabres football players make strides for cancer

The Schalmont boys varsity football team raised more than $3,000 at the Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk on October 15 in Washington Park. Read more about the walk.

Schalmont High students raise more than $900 for hurricane relief

The Schalmont community pitched in for hurricane relief in the weeks leading up to Homecoming. Read more about the fundraiser.

Couldn't make it to High School Open House? We have you covered!

If you were unable to attend our High School Open House, or just want a refresher, we have all the information you need to start the year right. Click here for more open house information.

Makerspace 2017-18 schedule available

Schalmont Middle School Makerspace has a number of amazing events and activities planned for the 2017-18 school year. Click here for a schedule of events