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Imran Abbasi, Principal
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Schalmont High School students return to class

Schalmont was filled with excitement on Thursday, Sept. 4, as students returned for the 2014-15 school year.

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Schalmont to celebrate Homecoming 2014

We hope students, parents, faculty/staff, alumni and community members will help celebrate this year's homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 26, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Learn more

Homecoming t-shirts now available for purchase

Members of the high school student council will be selling homecoming t-shirts for $10 the week of Sept. 22. Purchase and wear your shirt to the homecoming football game on Friday, Sept. 26 and receive free admission to the game - no lines, no waiting! Sizes small to 2XL will be available. Homecoming schedule

Smile! Picture day is Oct. 2

Picture day is Thursday, Oct. 2 at Schalmont High School. Save 10 percent by pre-ordering online. Learn more [PDF]

Open House Information and Schedule for October 2

Schalmont High School will hold its open house on October 2. This is a great night to meet the teachers, learn more about the curriculum and syllabus, and it will be an opportunity to learn about the other programs we offer as a high school. We will begin the night at 6:35 p.m. in the auditorium where there will be a short introduction by the school administration. Following the introduction, parents will follow their child’s schedule, which they will receive in their first period class  If you don’t know your child’s first period class we can help direct you, but it’s very helpful if you know that information at the beginning of the evening. view schedule (pdf)

Sabre Cafe opening Sept. 29

Coffee, smoothies, baked goods and more will be available for purchase beginning Monday, Sept. 29 at the new Sabre Cafe located just outside the high school auditorium.

Military disclosure opt-out form

Pursuant to the federal education legislation No Child Left Behind, Schalmont must disclose to military recruiters, upon request, the names, addresses and telephone numbers of high school students. The district must also notify parents of their right, and the right of the child, to request that the district not release such information without prior written parental consent. Parents (or students 18 or older) wishing to exercise their option to withhold their consent to the release of the above information to military recruiters are asked to sign and return a form, which is available from the high school guidance office and online. Download form [PDF]

Help the high school earn free equipment

Please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with Schalmont High School's code—16011. By doing so, you will automatically earn credit for our school every time your AdvantEdge Card is used. Visit the Price Chopper website to sign-up or re-enroll. If you don't have a card, visit the Customer Service desk at any Price Chopper location. Thank you for your support! 

College representative visits help inform students

Choosing a college or university is one of the most important decisions a young adult will have to make. Fortunately, a number of college admission representatives visit Schalmont High School throughout the school year to help inform students about the variety of educational institutions available. A schedule of visiting colleges as well as other important news is available online. Upcoming college Representative visits [PDF] | guidance blog

Sign up for Jay Wolf's Star Shooter Camp to be held Oct. 19

Schalmont students in grades 5 and up are invited to attend Jay  Wolf's Star Shooter Camp on Sunday, Oct. 19. This is basketball's ultimate shooting camp hosted by one of the world's best shooting instructors. Download program flyer [PDF]

Welcome back to school!

Schalmont was filled with excitement on Thursday, Sept. 4, as students returned for the 2014-15 school year. Photo gallery

Parent Today feature: Seniors Offer Advice to Freshmen Students

The transition from middle school to high school can trigger a wide range of feelings — from excitement about increased independence and anxiety about social issues to stress about the workload and nervousness about just about everything else. To read this and other great stories this school year sign up for Parent Today - IT'S FREE! Our Schalmont district ID is 123066.  Log into parent today

September menu now online

The September school menus are now available for Schalmont High School. september menu [PDF]

Det. Patrick Farry named new Schalmont district SRO

Det. Patrick Farry of the Rotterdam Police Department is the new School Resource Officer (SRO) for the Schalmont Central School District. He begins Sept. 2. Learn more

August principal's letter to parents, students

High school families should have received a letter from Principal Abbasi in August with important back to school information. The letter is also being posted online for your convenience. read letter [PDF]

Math department encouraging students to purchase graphing calcuators now

Summer sales are in full effect. Teachers want families to be able to take advantage of them, especially for a calculator with a high price point. Any new student/students without a calculator enrolled in a high school math class needs to be prepared with a graphing calculator. The following are the recommended calculators: TI- 84 and TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition (no batteries are needed). Other versions of the calculator can be used for math courses. These latest models have features that make it easier to interpret and calculate data. These calculators will be the ones the math department is moving toward. If you decide not to purchase either of these, please ask your teacher about the calculator the first week of school.

District opts out of national lunch/breakfast program at Schalmont High

Families with children currently enrolled in Schalmonst schools should have recieved a letter via regular postal mail, which was dated June 30 regarding a decision to opt-out of the federally-funded National School Lunch and Breakfast Program at Schalmont High School. Parents will have 60 days to share their comments with the district before the change takes effect with the opening of the school in September. read letter [PDF]

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.



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