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Dr. Carol Pallas
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Schenectady, NY 12306
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JV football game canceled

The Thursday, Oct. 21 JV football game has been canceled.

Community forum Nov. 7

Come learn more about the proposed capital project Monday, Nov. 7 at 6:15 p.m. in the Jefferson Playroom.

Schalmont receives results of initial JES water testing

he preliminary report indicates that the majority of the outlets at Jefferson Elementary School and all the outlets at mechanics garage and Woestina building meet federal and new state standards for lead levels. learn more about the results

Sabres in sectionals

Go Sabres! Sectionals continue this week. Here's the schedule:
• Tuesday 10/25 - Class B Semi Boys Soccer AWAY vs. I. Crane at Mohonasen $6. (If Sabres win, they play in the Finals Saturday 10/29 at S.Colonie at noon.)
•  10/26 - Semi-Finals Girls Soccer AWAY at 5 p.m. at Stillwater. (If they win, the Finals are Saturday 10/29 at 2 p.m. at Stillwater.)
• Friday 10/28 - Cross Country Colonial Council XC Championships at Saratoga Spa State Park at 3 p.m. (If Sabres win, then they compete in Section 2 XC Championships 11/4 at Saratoga Spa State Park at 10 a.m.)
• Saturday 10/29 - Class B Semi Football AWAY vs. Glens Falls at Glens Falls. $6.(If Sabres wins, they play in Super Bowl at Shen 10/29 at 3 pm.)

Schalmont apparel available online

Order Schalmont apparel from the SAA by Nov. 18 to get it in time for the holidays!  online order form. View flyer

Drama Club to perform 'Picnic'

The Schalmont High School Drama Club will perform the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Picnic, by William Inge on Nov. 9-10 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium.  learn more about the production

Second round of HS/MS water testing results are in

“We are pleased that this round of testing is conclusive with our initial results, and once again, showed no issues in the overwhelming majority of water outlets in our schools, including all water fountains used by students on a regular basis,” said Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas. learn more about the test results

Middle School/High School holds lockdown drill

Schalmont High School and Middle School, in conjunction with the Rotterdam Police Department, has just conducted the first of four state-mandated lockdown drills for the 2016-2017 school year. learn more about the drill

Global Foundries guest speaker talks to physics students

Laurie Greisler, a Global Foundries Protocol Shift Leader, came to Schalmont High School today to talk to Lynn Gemmiti’s physics class. read story

Homecoming game photos

View the album of Homecoming game and the Marching Sabres halftime show photos.

The 2016 Powder Puff Game

Thank you, Joseph Capovani for sharing photos of the Powder Puff game! View the album

Homecoming KingPin

Schalmont Middle School students joined in the Homecoming festivities Oct. 7 with a KingPin Tourney. view photo album

Drama Club Recovery Room fundraiser

The Schalmont Drama Club is sponsoring a dine to donate fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 5-9 p.m., at Recovery Room Sports Grill in Rotterdam. The Recovery Room will donate 15% of each total bill to the Drama Club. Take your coupon to Recovery Room on Oct. 18 and present it to your server. Eat, have fun and support a great cause!

Crafters wanted

The 2016 Schalmont High School Craft Fair Committee is looking for crafters for the annual Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. find out how to participate

A look back at Homecoming 2016

Schalmont held Homecoming 2016 on Oct. 7. view a photo gallery

State conducting Schalmont Special Ed focus review

The New York State Education Department’s Office of Special Education has initiated a Special Education Programs and Services Focused Review in Schalmont Central School District during the 2016-17 school year. The purpose of this review is to assess the district’s compliance with selected federal and State laws and regulations governing the education of students with disabilities. The review will be conducted by the Special Education Quality Assurance (SEQA) Eastern Regional Office. The review process will involve a review of school records of a representative sample of students with disabilities, classroom visitations and surveys. In addition, meetings of the committee on special education will be observed. Further information may be obtained by contacting the SEQA Eastern Regional office at 518-486-6366 and/or by contacting the Schalmont District Office.

Capital project would create secure HS entrance, Learning Commons

Rennovations would lead to the creation of a secure vestibule entrance at the high school and create a "one-stop-shop" for most visitors. It would also create a new Learning Commons area for students and staff. read more

Board approves referendum for capital project bond

The Schalmont Board of Education unanimously agreed to move forward with a capital project estimated at just under $14 million dollars at the board meeting Sept. 26, which will be put up for a vote by residents on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the new gym lobby. read more about the project i  View details of project scope

Schalmont receives preliminary results of initial water testing

Schalmont Central School District recently received partial results from the first-round water testing performed in its school buildings and transportation facility this summer. read more

2016-17 school year underway

K-12 pictures from the first day of school are posted on Schalmont's Facebook page.

Schalmont striving for "even better" in 2016-17 as teachers, staff return to work

Superintendent Carol Pallas and Board of Education President Michael Pasquarella welcomed new and returning teachers and staff to a new school year during opening day on Tuesday, Sept. 6. read more

Superintendent's back to school letter

Following is a fall back to school letter from Schalmont Superintendent of School Dr. Carol Pallas. letter (pdf)

Fall 2016 Adult Education Program Guide available online

Register today for one or more of Schalmont's Adult Education Program course offerings.  view the program guide online

Crafters wanted

The JES PTO is looking for crafters/vendors for the annual craft fair. learn more

Free, reduced meal applications available

Download a copy of the 2016-17 free and reduced price meal application here. An application will also be mailed home along with the district calendar.

Calendar available to download

A PDF of the 24-page 2016-17 printed district calendar that will be mailed home shortly is now available to download. view calendar