Tonight's (May 24) baseball game has been cancelled due to rain. We will post more information as soon as the game is rescheduled.
Schalmont Middle School’s Sabre Nation organization was recognized with the Youth Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Schenectady County Human Rights Commission Ceremony. lean More
Schalmont Central School District residents approved the proposed 2016-17 budget Tuesday, May 17 with 705 yes votes to 254 no votes, or 73.4 percent. learn more
The 2015 NYS Championship Schalmont Girls Soccer Team was recognized by both houses of the NYS Legislature on May 11. learn more
Five Schalmont Middle School students, along with middle school librarian Linda Fasano, presented at the “Maker Madness” workshop for the New York State Section of School Librarians Conference in Albany on May 7. learn more
Tuesday, May 17 is the annual school district budget vote, Board elections, and BBQ! learn more
Camp Invention is coming to Jefferson Aug. 1-5! Register before May 10 to receive a discount of $15 off tuition. Camp Invention involves engaging and authentic STEM activities for students who are entering 1st-6th grade. Imagine, explore, design and build with local educators. Go to www.campinvention.org for more info and to register your child. Watch this short video to learn more.
Schalmont middle schoolers named winners in Daily Gazette student contest. learn more
Induction ceremony welcomes 13 new members. learn more
Alexis Ryder was selected as Schalmont's 2016 Empire Girls State Representative. Empire Girls State is a hands-on week-long educational workshop, focusing on Americanism and the political process, sponsored by the New York State American Legion Auxiliary. learn more
Schalmont hosted a special pair of visitors recently when Sebastian Maroundit and Mathon Noi, two of the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” characterized in the book A Long Walk to Water, shared their experiences with the Schalmont students and community. learn more
Schalmont's Marching Band peformed at the "Happiest Place on Earth" last week. view album
The Schalmont Boys Basketball program is hosting it’s 3rd annual summer basketball camp for players who will be going into grades 2-8 for the 2016-2017 school year. Camp will be held July 11-15. View flyer
Schalmont Superintendent Carol Pallas addresses district communications. learn more
On May 17, voters will elect three candidates to three open seats on the Schalmont Board of Education. Theses seats are currently held by John DiCocco, Amelia Hallam, and Robert Sheehan. learn more
Schalmont Central School District residents will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 17 to vote on a $46,570,427 budget proposal for the 2016-17 school year, which increases spending by $772,866 or 1.7 percent over the current year’s budget. learn more
Domino's Pizza of Schenectady brought a pizza party to Schalmont first grader Oliver Jordan's class in response to a letter Jordan wrote as a school assignment. view facebook album
Schalmont will host a special pair of visitors on Friday night. Sebastian Maroundit and Mathon Noi, two of the “Lost Boys of Sudan,” characterized in the book A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, will share their experiences with the Schalmont community at 7 p.m. Friday, April 15 in the High School theater. learn more
District officials were pleased with the positive financial news that filtered in last week in the form of the end of the Gap Elimination Adjustment and the final rates for the district’s health care plans. learn more
The Schalmont Board of Education and Schalmont Teachers’ Association have ratified a new contract.The agreement, which covers July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2018, includes an increase in the employee contribution to health care premiums and more competitive stipends for coaches. learn more
New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget on April 1 that includes an overall $1.5 billion – or 6.5 percent – increase in education funding. But more importantly for Schalmont Central School district, the new state budget ends the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which has diverted billions of dollars from schools during the last seven years. learn more
A Schalmont student was arrested today on a class D felony for “making terroristic threats.” learn more
Dr. Carol Pallas addresses an ongoing community concern. read letter
Now in its fifteenth year, the Dollars for Scholars (DFS) phone-a-thon will be held April 20-21. learn more
The eighth-grade American History Club, with advisers Michael DiCocco and Pete Rings took a trip to Gettysburg this past Thursday and Friday. view album
"Best of Broadway 2 - A Musical and Theater Celebration” hits the Schalmont stage at 7 p.m. April 7-9. learn more
Schalmont elementary and middle school students were treated to a special assembly last week by Sweethearts and Heroes that focused on what students can do as bystanders when they witness bullying. learn more
Schalmont CSD is looking for volunteers to help work the polls on the annual school budget vote day Tuesday, May 17. You can volunteer for as little as an hour or as many as you want between noon and 9 p.m. Poll volunteers confirm identification and residency. To be a volunteer, you must be 18 years old and a district resident. For more information or to sign up, please call 355-9200, ext. 4002.
Jefferson first-graders dressed up as their favorite book characters to celebrate reading today. view album
Schalmont Middle and High Schools conducted a lockdown drill today, March 29. The event lasted approximately 15 minutes, during which time the complex went into complete lockdown as it would if it were a true emergency. learn more
As the Senate and Assembly draw closer to a New York State budget, your advocacy for our school is needed! Please consider calling or emailing your local legislators to remind them to fully fund public schools and eliminate the Gap Elimination Adjustment. learn more
Students in Mrs. Resue's Level 3 and Mrs. Riggin's Level 1 Spanish classes collaborated on an in-house language experience today in the High School cafeteria. Students in Spanish Level 1 invited their partners to "restaurants" run by students in Level 3. All students had to communicate as best they could in Spanish to describe a dish, order food, and give directions. Students will be evaluating each other on their ability to converse with each other. view gallery
We are excited to announce that Jefferson Elementary will host Camp Invention the week of Aug. 1-5 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. this summer for children entering first through sixth grade. Register online at campinvention.org. This an amazing program focuses on fun STEM learning, and includes exploring animals and discovering science concepts through hands-on learning and designing and building prototypes. View flyer for more information.
March is Music in Our Schools Month and Schalmont celebrated with choral and instrumental concerts, featuring middle school and high school musicians. Visit our Facebook choral and instrumental galleries for photos.
Renowned international leader in education technology Alan November was at Schalmont today to speak to educators from Schalmont, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Broadalbin-Perth, Capital Region BOCES, Cohoes, Guilderland, Menands, Mohonasen, Niskayuna, and Shenendehowa. Learn more
Jamie Pink's first graders learned about different parts of the world, thanks to the Flat Stanley Project. learn more
The SMS Talent Show was a success and featured a wide variety of performances ranging from singing and dancing to piano playing and acting, with a little bit of comedy also. learn more
Sabre Court was in session last week as sixth graders in Kacie Rea’s digital literacy class prepared for copyright infringement lawsuit trials. learn more
Michele Freeman's Living Environment class has been working on a genetics unit, which includes concepts such as DNA, Hybridization, and selective breeding. As a special "real-life" case, Freeman arraigned to have the McDonalds bring in their Goldendoodles, both adults and three-week-old puppies. learn more
Eight culinary students from around the region, including three from Schalmont, will represent Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School at the regional SkillsUSA competition later this month. learn more
Local children's book author and illustrator Matt McElligott stopped by Jefferson Elementary to spend some time explaining his life as an author and sharing his stories with the students. learn more
Schalmont seventh graders presented their research on vitamins and minerals today to parents and staff at their Wellness Fair. view gallery
Third graders at Jefferson Elementary displayed their problem-solving skills today with the annual Invention Convention. learn more
Beginning Sept. 1, 2016, students entering seventh and 12th grades must be vaccinated against meningococcal disease in order to attend school in New York state. learn more
Schalmont Central School Transportation Department is looking for qualified individuals who are interested in becoming school bus drivers. If you are 21 years of age, have a clean driving record, and love working with young people, then school bus driving may be for you! learn more
Tickets for the Schalmont Drama Club’s “Best of Broadway 2” are now on sale for the musical taking place April 7-9. learn more
As cooler weather approaches, now is a good time to review the district's procedures for school closings and delays and make sure all your contact information on SNN is up-to-date and that you like our Facebook page or follow our Twitter feed. learn more
When entering the high school/middle school building after 3:30 p.m., please use the new gym entrance. For safety, all other doors to the building, including the main entrances, will remain locked.SNN: Keeping you connected to your child's schoolAll Schalmont Central School District sports schedules are now available online through colonialcouncil.org. Visitors can view all sports events scheduled for the day or individual team schedules by season. Once you access the site, you will be able to subscribe for text messages and e-mail notifications for all athletic teams, including event reminders and change notifications.