In response to concerns circulating in our community, the district has developed a library of information that may help answer lingering questions community members may have.
School leaders are committed to creating a safer, healthier school community, and have developed a plan moving forward that follows best practices and the advice of many experts.
With winter weather coming right around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to explain how Schalmont communicates weather-related announcements, be it closings, delays or early dismissals. Learn more
Congratulations to the high school drama club's entire cast and crew for their excellent performances of the hilarious farce "Lend Me a Tenor" by Ken Ludwig on Nov. 20-21.
School leaders are committed to creating a safer, healthier school community, and have developed a plan moving forward that follows best practices and the advice of many experts. Learn more
Coming together as a community and providing suicide prevention resources and information in a safe environment were the goals of a community-wide forum held Nov. 18 at the South Schenectady Fire Department. Learn more
Schalmont Project Lead the Way students Dom Toma, Alyssa Marzella, Taylor Gould, and Nick Marotta recently presented their Civil Engineering and Digital Electronics projects at the New York State School Board Association Conference in Rochester. Read more
Undoubtedly, this has been an extraordinarily difficult time for our entire school community, and there are still strong emotions surrounding this loss. In addition, news reports last week suggesting that bullying may have contributed to the suicide have also been unsettling. Superintendent's Letter [PDF]
Counseling services continue to be available on an ongoing basis for students during this time of crisis. There are also a number of community resources available to offer assistance to those in need. Principal's Letter [PDF] | Community Resources
All parents/guardians now have the right to request Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) quality ratings and composite effectiveness scores for their child's current year's teacher(s) and principal(s). Learn more
Whether you could be found running, walking, cheering or volunteering, the first annual "Race Back to School" 5K/fun run could not have been successful without you. Learn more
The Schalmont Central School District is excited to announce that school tax bills can now be paid online. In addition, you may view a tax bill, find an assessed valuation, see any exemptions on the property and print a receipt. Learn more
Before being buzzed into any school district buildings, including the district office, residents must state their reason for visiting and present photo identification via a security camera outside of the entrance. Learn more
Schalmont welcomed back faculty and staff on Tuesday, Sept. 3, during the first professional development day of the 2013-14 school year. Learn more
The new school year is almost upon us. Make sure your SNN profile is up to date. New to the district? Sign up for SNN today to stay connected with your child's school. Learn more
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
If you’re a homeowner who has benefited from reduced property taxes under the state’s Basic School Tax Relief (STAR) program, it’s important to note that you must re-register with the New York State Tax Department by Dec. 31, 2013, in order to continue receiving the exemption in 2014 and beyond. Learn more
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.
The New York State Education Department released results of the grades 3-8 exams that students took last spring—completely revamped math and English Language Arts (ELA) tests that reflect the new, more difficult Common Core Learning Standards. Learn more
You can now follow Dr. Carol Pallas on the online social networking service Twitter. The new 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
New York State, through its engageny.org website, offers The Toolkit for Parents and Families, a collection of materials and resources that help parents help their children with the changes associated with Common Core State Standards. Learn more
Please be aware that the front doors at Jefferson Elementary School facing Princetown Road will only be used for student arrival and dismissal each day. These doors will remain locked at all other times. All student drop offs, pickups, and parent visitors should enter the building via the primary office accessed by Ford Avenue. Learn more
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.