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Shalmont Central School District
Scott Ziomek, Principal
Kenneth Rizzo, Assistant Principal

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Schalmnot Middle School student girls smile as they sit in classLife at SMS

The halls and classrooms of Schalmont Middle School are a happening place.

 Photo Gallery

Grades 6-8 Honor and High Honor Roll for First Quarter

Did your student make the Honor or High Honor rolls for the first quarter? Click the links to find out!
Honor Roll [PDF]
High Honor Roll [PDF]

Advisory Committee gets budget, fund balance overview

Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas and Business Administrator Joe Lenz gave a budgeting primer and an in depth look at fund balance to the Schalmont Budget Advisory Committee when it convened its first meeting recently. Read more about Schalmont's budget.

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.

November SMS Newsletter

Read PTO, library, and other school news for the month of November in this SMS Newsletter.

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

Back-to-School Night scheduled for Thursday evening

Schalmont Middle School will host a Back-to-School Night on Thursday, September 28 from 6:30-8 p.m. in the Cafeteria Foyer Click here for a complete schedule of the night's events

Professional Development Days focus on the future

Superintendent Carol Pallas welcomed new and returning teachers and staff to a new school year, asking that this year the district focuses on the future and how they can best prepare their students for it. Click here to learn more about this year's goals

Letter to Community from Schalmont Superintendent on 2017-18 school year

It’s hard to believe that it is almost time to start another school year! The 2017-18 academic year gets underway Thursday, Sept. 7 for grades 1-12 and Friday, Sept. 8 for our kindergarten students. Between now and then, our staff is busy preparing for another great year! Click here to read the full letter from Dr. Carol Pallas

5th Grade orientation program scheduled

We are excited to kick off the new year with an informative 5th Grade orientation program on Tuesday, August 29th from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. that should make your child’s transition to the middle school building as smooth as possible.  Click here for more details

Register online for "Race Back to School" 5K Run/Walk

You can register online for the "Race Back to School" 5K Run/Walk being held at Schalmont CSD on Saturday,September 16, 2017.  Click here to learn how you can sign up

Middle School Fall Sports Clearance Dates

Sports Clearance for Middle School Students will be in the Middle School Health Office starting on August 7th.  Click here for the complete schedule

Middle School supply lists for 2017-18 school year

Schalmont’s Middle School staff has compiled a list of supplies students will need for the 2017-18 school year  Click here for a complete list of supplies (UPDATED 6th Grade Supply List)

Schalmont's walk/ride distance establishment vote postponed

The June 15 vote to establish walk/ride distances for students has been postponed. Read more about the decision here.

Please take Schalmont's Technology & Learning Survey

We are asking parents to fill out our Technology & Learning questionnaire. Click here to get started.

Scott Ziomek named MS Principal

Schalmont Board of Education named Scott Ziomek as the new Middle School Principal at it's March 13 meeting. read the letter from the superintendent about the appointment.

Engineer Club heads to Future City competition

Schalmont Middle School’s Engineering Club has developed a plan for Sabre City and is preparing to debut their idea at the Future City Competition at Proctors. learn more about their city

Abatiello wins spelling bee

Participants went through 17 rounds before a winner was declared. Michael Abatiello (grade 8) came in first place with Max Schaefer (grade 8) as the 1st Runner-up and Luke Toma (grade 8) as the 2nd Runner-up.  read more about the spelling bee

Students create edible cells

Mrs. Bryson's and Mrs. Duxbury's seventh-grade life science students recently had the opportunity to create a 3-D model of an animal or plant cell using food. learn more about the project

Things get hairy at SMS

As part of "Save it or Shave it," a few good sports agreed to grow a beard throughout the month of November and then let students vote on the style of facial hair they would sport in return for a donation to the Weekend Backpack Program. view gallery

When the weather outside is frightful...

When winter weather arrives, the Schalmont Central School District has established criteria for deciding whether to close school for the day, cancel afternoon and evening activities, or dismiss students earlier than normal. Learn more about the process

Important notice regarding student drop-off and pick-up

Please remember that only school buses are allowed in the middle/high school traffic circle between the hours of 7-8 a.m. and 2-3 p.m. Passenger vehicles are not permitted to enter the area during that time, as well as any other time the red light may be flashing. To drop-off or pick-up students, please proceed to the middle school parking lot for fifth- through eighth-graders and the high school new gym (located at the rear of the building) for ninth- through twelfth-graders. Thank you for your cooperation. 

Help the middle school earn free equipment

Please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with Schalmont Middle School's code—16010. By doing so, you will automatically earn credit for our school every time your AdvantEdge Card is used. Visit the Price Chopper website to sign-up or re-enroll today!

DISTRICT HEADLINES

 Schalmont's Board of Education adopts 2017-18 budget proposal

 District budget vote and board election is May 16, 2017

• Free, reduced meal applications available

District procedures for school closings and delays

Parents: access your student's academic information online

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