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Shalmont Central School District
Dr. Carol Pallas
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Schenectady, NY 12306
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After-school procedures for SHS students

After-school help with teachers is available Monday, Tuesday and Thursday until 3:30. Since there is limited supervision after 2:30, we expect that all students leave campus at the end of the school day unless they are with a teacher or participating in a school sponsored event or activity. Read more.

SHS student Hamza Noor feature in Times Union article

Hamza Noor has made headlines for his political activism! Read more in the TU's eEdition.

Engineering students visit RPI

The Principles of Engineering classes recently visited RPI and participated in a STEM day. The theme was Aero Engineering, focusing on airplanes and the different considerations that need to go into design. Read more about the visit.

hats more hats'Sabres Supporting Neighbors'

Marketing class designs Sabre hats to benefit community

Mr. Couture's Marketing class has joined forces with local for-purpose company, Twill, to create a community giving program called Schalmont First. Read more about Schalmont First.



Jefferson hosting annual craft fair/lunch with Santa this Saturday, Dec. 1

Jefferson Elementary is hosting its annual Craft Fair from 10 am to 3 pm, and Lunch with Santa from 11am to 2 pm this Saturday, December 1. If you would like to volunteer with Lunch with Santa, please contact Rosa Pezzuto at

PTO hosting book fair fundraiser on Dec. 1

The Schalmont MS PTO is hosting its annual fundraiser book fair at Barnes and Noble in Colonie Center this Saturday December 1. It’s easy to help! Just mention Schalmont at the register or give them the Bookfair ID: 12398848 (or present this voucher) and the SMS PTO will receive a percentage of the sale! You can also shop online at from December 1-6 by entering Bookfair ID 12398848 at the checkout. Thank you in advance for your support!


From the superintendent: I'm thankful for you

As we head into the Thanksgiving recess, I’d like to share my gratitude for your support, encouragement, and patience. Read more from Superintendent Dr. Carol A. Pallas


Santabarbara accepting applications for Student Cabinet

Assemblyman Santabarbara is now accepting applications for this year’s Student Cabinet. This is a program that’s been great for a lot of Sabres, so we encourage you to check it out!More info here:…/Angelo-Santabarb…/story/65647

Elementary aged students sitting behind piles of candyA 'world' of knowledge on  a pumpkin

During the month of October, Mrs. Schiavo’s third grade class learned about world communities and their cultures. Their project included creating a pumpkin design that represented their country. Read more about the pumpkin project.



Elementary aged students sitting behind piles of candyStudents donate nearly 100 lbs of candy to area groups

Jefferson students and 5th grade classes were encouraged to donate ten pieces of Halloween candy for our annual Candy Buyback Program. We collected a record six copy paper boxes of candy! Read more about the candy buy back program.


Parent shares worldly knowledge with Team 7

Schalmont Middle School Team 7 was visited by a parent, Mr. Decker, who spoke with students about his experience building a water retention system in Uganda. Read more.

Congratulations to new Music Honor Society members!

More than two dozen Schalmont students were recently inducted into the Tri-M Music Honor Society. Read more about the Music Honor Society.

Students inside a Tesla Model X electric carDrivers Club electrifies at Makerspace

his past Monday the middle school had 8 electric cars on display brought to us by the Capital District EV Drivers Club.  Members showed off their personal vehicles, ranging from a first-generation 2014 Chevy Spark EV, which were not sold commercially on the East coast, to a new Tesla Model X complete with gull-wing doors! Read more.


Schalmont shows progress in NYS assessment scores

The State Education Department released the results of the 2018 Grades 3-8 English language arts (ELA) and math tests which were administered in the spring. Read more about assessments.

Schalmont taking steps to curtail spread of Coxsackie virus at HS/MS

Schalmont officials have disinfected buildings and equipment after confirmed cases of Coxsackie virus were reported at the high and middle schools. Read more

New student registration information

 New students can be registered at the high school, district office, or Jefferson Elementary, regardless of the grade they are entering. Click here for registration information.