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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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Schalmont's Board of Education looking for new member

The Board of Education of the Schalmont Central School District is looking for qualified candidates for appointment to fill a vacant seat on the Board through June 30, 2018. Click here for more details

2017 Summer Office Schedule

Schalmont CSD offices will be operating on a summer schedule now through August Click here for more details

Schalmont's 2017 Summer School Schedule

Summer School will be held at Mohonasen CSD from now through August 17th Click here for the complete schedule

Sports Clearance dates for 2017-18 school year

Schalmont’s Sports Clearance will be held in the High School Nurse's Office this summer. This is for High School Students only  Click here to get a copy of the form and learn more details

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 seniors bid farewell to high school during graduation ceremony

Schalmont’s Class of 2017 receivied their high school diplomas during the district’s 60th graduation commencement ceremony at Proctors Theater in Schenectady on Friday, June 23. Click here to learn more about the ceremony

Dance Camp being offered this summer for next year's musical

The Schalmont High School Drama Club will be holding a three day summer Dance Camp for all students who are interested in auditioning for next year’s musical, Footloose. Click here for dates, times and details

Fourth Grade Class honored during Moving Up Ceremony

Fourth Grade students at Jefferson Elementary School celebrate moving up a grade with their parents and teachers. Click here for the full story.

Top 10 Percent of Class of 2017 and Alumni Wall of Distinction Inductee Honored

Schalmont honors the Top 10 percent of the Class of 2017, as well as Evan Christou, the Alumni Wall of Distinction Inductee during a special ceremony. Click here for more details.

Insurance Renewal for Chromebooks

Attention High School Parents: Does your student have a district assigned Chromebook? Insurance renewal letters, brochures and forms were sent home in May. Please visit the Help Desk website for more information on the insurance program and to download and complete the payment form. Payment must be received prior to July 1, 2017.

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.

Schalmont Junior Prom and Senior Ball will be combined

The Junior Prom and Senior Ball will now be held the same night, starting in 2018. Click here for more information.

2017-18 School Budget passes with 66.8% approval 

Voters passed $47.2 million spending plan, bus proposal, and selected two BOE members. Click here to view the details.

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

View the details about the proposed 2017-18 school budget. Download a copy of the school budget presentation here.

Please take Schalmont's Technology & Learning Survey

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

Board adopts 2017-18 calendar

View the important dates for the 2017-18 school year. Download a one-page PDF of the calendar.

Scott Ziomek named MS Principal

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

Registration is now open for Schalmont Basketball Camp

Schalmont's summer basketball camp will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 10-14. It is open to boys and girls entering fourth through eighth grade for the 2017-2018 school year. cost is $100 per camper; $85 if there's more than two participants from the same family. see the brochure to registered

Detective Farry wins Friends of Education Award

Congratulations to Schalmont SRO Detective Patrick Farry for being named a CASDA Friends of Education Award winner! learn more about the award

Camp Invention returning to JES this summer

 Camp Invention for students in grades K-6 is returning to Jefferson Elementary Aug. 7-11. New and exciting modules will have students fully engaged with STEM learning. Price for the camp is $225. If you register before March 20, use the promo code Discover25 to save $25. Registering two or more siblings? Enter promotion code SIBLING to receive $25 off per child. (Promotion offers cannot be combined). Register at campinvention.org or by calling (800) 968-4332. Email our Camp Director, Mrs. Melchior at jmelchior@schalmont.net if you have any questions.

Statement from the Superintendent

Read Dr. Carol Pallas' statement to parents, staff and the community regarding the car accident on Jan. 22.

Governor releases Executive Budget Proposal

New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented a state budget proposal Jan. 17 that includes a $1 billion increase in overall funding for the state’s schools in the 2017-18 school year. read more about the exective budget

Schalmont's phase 1 of Smart Schools plan financed

 Governor Cuomo announces approval of 65 Smart Schools Investment Plans - including Schalmont's - totaling $44 million. read more about the approval

Capital project referendum approved

Residents voted to approve the capital project referendum Dec. 14 with 155 yes votes and 129 no votes. Thank you to everyone who came out to vote. Learn more about the project

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

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.

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.