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Capitol visitCapitol Visit

SHS Participation in Government students visited the NYS Capitol as guests of Sen. George Amedore, received a guided tour,  and were invited to the Assembly floor, where they wwere announced as special guests by Speaker Heastie. They watched part of an Assembly session before meeting with Assemblyman Santabarbara.

School board adopts new technology/bring your own devices policy

The Schalmont Board of Education has adopted new policies regarding use of technology in school and bringing your own devices into school buildings. view policy (pdf)

SHS to host college readiness discussion April 28

Schalmont High School will host a forum on what it means to be college ready on Tuesday, April 28, 7-8 p.m., in the auditorium. The event will feature a panel discussion with college administrators, business owners, military personnel, and health care providers. learn more (pdf)

Two Sabres sign college letters of intent

Two of Schalmont High School's top athletes signed their letter of intent to attend and play at colleges next fall. Amanda LaBelle has earned a Bowling scholarship at Indiana Tech and Allison Hutchins a Swimming scholarship at the University of Tampa. learn more

Post test exam schedule changes

Schalmont High School is changing its post test exam schedule this spring. learn more (pdf)

Reminder about school dress code

With the arrival of warmer spring weather, we would like to encourage you to take some time now to review the dress code with your children. Students and their parents have the primary responsibility for acceptable student dress and appearance. Students who violate the student dress code will be asked to modify their appearance in school by covering or removing the offending item. Parents may also be notified so that arrangements can be made to correct the situation. Any student who refuses to modify their appearance shall be subject to disciplinary action. Please pay special attention to the guidelines about apparel that is determined to be revealing or inappropriate. Clothing that exposes a student’s midriff is not allowed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact High School Associate Principal Jackie Gordon at 355-6110 ext. 3001 or Thank you in advance for your cooperation! Dress code guidelines [PDF]

High school menus

The monthly school menu is now available online for Schalmont High. april menu (pdf)

Science Honor Society hosts after school program for fourth-graders

Making clouds, studying fingerprints and examining old skeletons were among the many fun and exciting science experiments offered to fourth-graders as part of a unique enrichment offering in March. Photo gallery

Class of 2017 flower bulb sale

Although the weather might indicate otherwise, spring is finally here! Get a jump-start on your spring planting, by ordering flower bulbs through the Class of 2017's online fundraiser. Items will be shipped directly to your house! visit the online fundraiser  

Congratulations scholar-athlete teams

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association has recognized five winter sports teams for their classroom success—boys and girls' basketball, boys and girls' indoor track and field, and girls' bowling. To qualify, a specific number of athletes on each roster (the number varies by sport) must have a class average of 90 or above.

Way to go bowlers!

Congratulations to the boys and girls' bowling teams on having a great season, including Schalmont senior Amanda LaBelle who was recognized as All-Star First Team MVP. Summary of boys' season [PDF] | Summary of girls' season [PDF]

Congratulations SkillsUSA participants

Congratulations to Schalmont student Dalton Cooke who took first place for culinary arts at the SkillsUSA competition March 18. He will advance to the state competition in Syracuse next month. Way to go Mellissa LaCasse (third place, prepared speech) and Sean Makara (fifth place, internetworking)! learn more

Regents approves plan for new statewide science learning standards

In January, the New York State Board of Regents approved a strategic plan to enhance science instruction for students in grades K-12. learn more

Third quarter progress reports now online

Progress reports for Schalmont High School students are now available online through the Eschool Parent Portal. Please remember that progress reports are no longer mailed home. This change became effective with students' second quarter progress reports. If you have any questions on how to use the Parent Portal system, please contact Anthony Cassale at 355-6110, ext. 3029 or learn more about the portal

Congratulations Amanda LaBelle

Schalmont High School senior Amanda LaBelle was recently recognized on WNYT as the Capital Region Orthopaedics Athlete of the Week. watch video

Tri-M Honor Society attends workshop, shares ideas with Mohonasen students

Members of Schalmont's Tri- M Honor Society joined their peers at Mohonasen to share ideas and learn more about the field of music. learn more

Important notice regarding student drop-off and pick-up

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.



Budget proposal focuses on long-term success

Voters to decide on proposition to replace five school buses

SHS actors to stage Hairspray April 24-26

2015-16 school year calendar now online [PDF]

Board of Education nominating petitions available 

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