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Dr. Carol Pallas
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Schenectady, NY 12306
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Capital project forum is Dec. 8

Have a question about the capital project referendum or would like to see the 3-D renderings? Join us for the community forum on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:15 p.m. in the high school library. Learn more about the capital project referendum

Pee Wee wrestling starts Dec. 12

Schalmont Pee Wee Wrestling starts Monday, Dec. 12. Sign up is $25/kid or $25 for family and is open to ages 6 years through sixth grade. The season runs Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. beginning Dec. 12 in the high school “old gym.” Bring shorts, T-shirt and wrestling shoes.

Lockdown drill a success

Schalmont High School and Middle School just completed a successful lockdown drill today, Dec. 7. Students and staff did a great job and classes are back in session. learn more about lockdown drills

Have a question about the capital project?

Check out our Q and A to learn more about the proposed capital project referendum. If you have additional questions, email and we will post the answers. read the Q and A / Learn more about the capital project

Three SHS music students off to All-State Conference

Renee Dearstyne, Madyson Mulyca, and Madeline Dunn have been selected  to attend the prestigious New York State School Music Association’s All-State Conference on Dec. 1. learn more about the conference

Join the Class of 2020 for a holiday party

 The Class of 2020 is hosting a Schalmont Holiday Party at Glennpeter’s Diamond Centre on Central Avenue as a fundraising event on Monday, Dec. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. find out more about the event

Swim team finishes 10th in state

Congratulations to thee girls swim team, which performed outstandingly at NYSPHSAA Swim Championships this past weekend. Many had new personal best times in individual events and set new team records. read highlights from the meet

Second round of water testing results in

No outlets tested Sept. 17 at Jefferson Elementary or the Woestina building were found to exceed the new allowable measure of 15 micrograms of lead per liter, typically referred to as “parts per billion (ppb).”  view districtwide results

Becky Remis named STANYS Fellow

Congratulations to Schalmont High School Science Teacher Becky Remis, who received the prestigious honor of being named a Science Teachers Association of New York State (STANYS) Fellow. learn more about the honor

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

Schalmont thespian Amanda Earls featured in Daily Gazette

Amanda Earls will bring Flo Owens to life next week, as the Schalmont Drama Club presents “Picnic,” the play written by William Inge. Earls, 17, a senior who lives in Rotterdam, is ready for the challenge. read Gazette article

Schalmont receives results of initial JES water testing

he preliminary report indicates that the majority of the outlets at Jefferson Elementary School and all the outlets at mechanics garage and Woestina building meet federal and new state standards for lead levels. learn more about the results

Second round of HS/MS water testing results are in

“We are pleased that this round of testing is conclusive with our initial results, and once again, showed no issues in the overwhelming majority of water outlets in our schools, including all water fountains used by students on a regular basis,” said Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas. learn more about the test results

Middle School/High School holds lockdown drill

Schalmont High School and Middle School, in conjunction with the Rotterdam Police Department, has just conducted the first of four state-mandated lockdown drills for the 2016-2017 school year. learn more about the drill

Global Foundries guest speaker talks to physics students

Laurie Greisler, a Global Foundries Protocol Shift Leader, came to Schalmont High School today to talk to Lynn Gemmiti’s physics class. read story

Homecoming game photos

View the album of Homecoming game and the Marching Sabres halftime show photos.

The 2016 Powder Puff Game

Thank you, Joseph Capovani for sharing photos of the Powder Puff game! View the album

Homecoming KingPin

Schalmont Middle School students joined in the Homecoming festivities Oct. 7 with a KingPin Tourney. view photo album

A look back at Homecoming 2016

Schalmont held Homecoming 2016 on Oct. 7. view a photo gallery

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.

Capital project would create secure HS entrance, Learning Commons

Rennovations would lead to the creation of a secure vestibule entrance at the high school and create a "one-stop-shop" for most visitors. It would also create a new Learning Commons area for students and staff. read more

Board approves referendum for capital project bond

The Schalmont Board of Education unanimously agreed to move forward with a capital project estimated at just under $14 million dollars at the board meeting Sept. 26, which will be put up for a vote by residents on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the new gym lobby. read more about the project i  View details of project scope

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

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

Crafters wanted

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

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.

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