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Dr. Carol Pallas
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Schenectady, NY 12306
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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

District seeks feedback on capital project scope

The public is invited to a study session Monday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in the High School Library, as part of the board meeting, to learn more about the potential project. There will also be an opportunity to give feedback. read more

Reported incident serves as reminder to be cautious

The Schalmont Central School District has been notified that the Rotterdam Police Department is investigating a reported attempted abduction that occurred late Friday afternoon. School officials are sharing this information as a precaution for students walking to and from school and in the community. View Safety Tips Read Rotterdam Police Department press release

Homecoming is Friday, October 7

Mark your calendars for Schalmont's annual Homecoming celebration, which this year takes place on Friday, October 7. If your group is interested in running a booth for Homecoming, please remember to complete and submit a request form online. read more view Homecoming Booth Request Form

Reminder to register for Race Back to School

The annual “Race Back to School” 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Sandie Stryjek Memorial Scholarship Fund will take place Saturday, Sept. 24. read more

Friends of Schalmont Middle School Library Used Book Sale

The Friends of Schalmont Library will host a used book sale on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. directly across Route 7 from the Schalmont entrance. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Middle School Library and Makers' Space.

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

The Marching Sabres get ready for season

High temperatures and rain storms were no match for the Marching Sabres during band camp. view album

Wall that Heals arrives in Princetown

The Wall That Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica, is currently displayed for viewing at Princetown Hall, 165 Princetown Plaza, Schenectady, through Aug. 28. learn more

SAA Golf Tournament Sept. 26

The annual Schalmont Athletics Association golf tournament will be held Monday, Sept. 26 at the Mohawk River Country Club. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with golfing starting at 8:30 a.m., followed by dinner and awards. Fees are $125 per individual golfer and dinner is $35 per person. Sponsorships available. Please see the event form for more information.

Bus cards coming soon

Bus pick up time and location information will be mailed out Aug. 29.

Vaccine reminder

Parents: All students entering 7th and 12th grade must have the meningococcal vaccine. Without it, they can’t start school. Review the required vaccinations.

Crafters wanted

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

Marching Sabres BBQ Sept. 14

 Schalmont Friends of Music is sponsoring a Wagon Train BBQ from 4-6:30 Sept. 14 at the High school. The $12 meal includes 1/2 chicken or pulled pork BBQ sandwich, baked potato, coleslaw, cornbread and dessert. Please pre-order dinners by Sept. 9 by using this form.

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.

Camp Invention gets students learning this summer

Students got creative this summer as Camp Invention came to Jefferson Elementary School Aug. 1-5. learn more

Freshmen Chromebook pickup starts Aug. 24

The Schalmont Help Desk will be handing out Chromebooks to incoming Freshman beginning Wednesday, Aug. 24. Both a parent/guardian and the student will need to be present. Please bring cash or check if you wish to purchase insurance. learn more

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

The Wall That Heals is coming to Princetown

The Wall That Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica, will be coming to the Princetown Hall, 165 Princetown Plaza, Schenectady, Aug. 25-28, 2016. The event is organized by Princetown Community Volunteers. learn more 

August regents exam schedule announced

Exams will be Aug. 17-18 at Draper Middle School. learn more

SED releases spring assessment results

The State Education Department released the results of the 2016 Grades 3-8 English language arts (ELA) and math tests which were administered in the spring. learn more

Congratulations to the Class of 2016

Schalmont says goodbye to another group of seniors. View graduation album

Business Review ranks Schalmont 22

Schalmont ranks 22 out of 84 regional schools based on  test scores, 2015 SAT scores and graduation rates in Albany Business Review rankings. learn more

Kindergarten registration information

Athough Kindergarten screening will take place throughout the summer, teacher placement of students will occur on Aug. 15 and Sept. 6. download registration packet

Regents approve new graduation pathway

At its June 2016 meeting, the New York State Board of Regents adopted a regulation that will allow all students statewide the opportunity to graduate with a Career Development Occupational Studies (CDOS) Commencement Credential added to their high school diplomas. learn more

Sports clearance dates set

Students are required to go to the health office on a specific date/time with their completed paperwork for sports clearance. see schedule

Board of Regents extends special education safety net

Certain students with disabilities will be allowed to graduate without passing all required Regents exams. learn more

Schalmont High School named a No Place for Hate school

The Anti-Defamation League of New York designated Schalmont High School a No Place for Hate school thanks to the work of the members of SADD. learn more

Cronk named Valedictorian

Kennedy Cronk, the daughter of Jodi and Earl Cronk, lives in Rotterdam, and will be graduating with a grade point average of 98.55 percent. She will be attending Clemson University, where she will study engineering and business.  Learn More

Hasan named Class of 2016 Salutatorian

Shaheen Hasan, daughter of Feroz and Saman Hasan of Rotterdam has been named the Class of 2016 Salutatorian. Graduating with a GPA of 98.4 percent, she will be attending SUNY Polytechnic Institute Colleges of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, where she will be majoring in Nanoscale Science. learn more

Congratulations to Alumni Wall of Distinction honoree

1987 Schalmont graduate Richard Franzen was inducted into the Almuni Wall of Distinction June 7. view ceremony

Brian Sherman named interim Schalmont Middle School principal

The Schalmont Board of Education appointed Brian D. Sherman as interim principal for Schalmont Middle School at its meeting Monday, June 6. learn more