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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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Board meeting location changed

The Aug. 25 Board of Education meeting location has been moved to the Middle School LGI room.

SED assessment results show an increased proficiency for SCSD

The New York State Education Department released results for the English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments given to students in grades 3-8 in spring 2015 last week. Schalmont Central School District scores show growth in year-to-year and cohort-to-cohort, keeping the district on target for goals set as part of the district’s five-year strategic plan. learn more

Schalmont to launch one-to-one Chromebook program this year

Find out more about this exciting new initiative that starts September with Schalmont's incoming Freshman class. Learn more

New immunization regulations in effect for September

The New York State Department of Health has revised the regulations regarding immunization requirements for school attendance, effective September 1, 2015. learn more

Students spread cheer

The Junior National Honor Society and the MS Nothing But Treble group ended the school year by spreading cheer to senior members in our community by performing at Kingsway Nursing Home. view gallery

Construction sets off fire alarm

Schalmont High School was evacuated for a brief time this morning after construction dust set off the building's fire alarm. There was no fire, and after receiving the "all clear" from area emergency responders, students and staff returned to the building in less than 10 minutes.

Don't forget to sign up for Race Back to School!

Registration forms are available forSchalmont's "Race Back to School" on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Schalmont middle school/high school campus. Learn more

BOCES CTE offering new adult programs

Capital Region BOCES is offering multiple new courses during the 2015-16 school year for adult students.The new classes are being added to an already popular array of adult education classes that includes welding certification, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and English for speakers of other languages. learn more

School board adopts new technology/bring your own devices policy

The Schalmont Board of Education has adopted new policies regarding use of technology in school and bringing your own devices into school buildings. view policy (pdf)

2015-16 school year calendar now online

The Schalmont Board of Education recently approved the 2015-16 school year calendar. A more detailed district calendar for the upcoming school year will be provided to parents at a later date. download calendar [PDF]

SNN: Keeping you connected to your child's school

Don't forget to update your SNN profile if you have children changing buildings next year. New to the district? Sign up for SNN today to stay connected with your child's school. Learn more  

Subscribe to Parent Today... Today!

Parent Today is a free e-mail newsletter and companion website designed to help build a stronger bridge between families and the classroom. Parent Today is packed with research-based information that empowers parents and supports teachers. Learn more  

Visit colonialcouncil.org for sports schedules

All 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.

Follow Superintendent Pallas on Twitter

You can follow Dr. Carol Pallas on the online social networking service Twitter. The superintendent live "tweets" from school and district events and also shares important educational resources and information with the Schalmont community. Sign-up for a free Twitter account if you don't have one already. Follow Dr. Pallas