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Imran Abbasi, Principal
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Students in HS cafeLife at Schalmont High

Classes are underway at Schalmont High School. Here's a look at some of the activities that go on here.

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RPI students visit Schalmont

Students from RPI recently came to Schalmont to share a-hands on activity that related to drag force, the future of light, and thermoelectric devices. learn more

Students visit RPI for STEM Day

The Principles of Engineering class went to RPI on Dec. 2 to participate in the STEM day, where they participated in labs and projects. learn more

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

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

Students design playhouses

The civil engineer class recently completed a project in which they designed playhouses for staff. learn more

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

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

A look back at Homecoming 2016

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

Capital project would create secure HS entrance, Learning Commons

Renovations 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 hosts record college fair

More than 90 colleges representatives filled both the new and old high school gyms Sept. 26 as part of the largest College Fair the district has hosted. Students in grades 10-12 were able to talk to college and university reps and get more information about perspective schools and degrees. view gallery

Club Fair highlights student groups

The annual Schalmont Club Fair was held last week to give freshmen a chance to check out all the opportunities to get involved and be a part of their new school.  view gallery

National Honor Society application available

If you are a junior or senior iterested in applying for the Schalmont chapter of National Honor Society, Download the application.

Superintendent's back to school letter

Following is a fall back to school letter from Schalmont Superintendent of School Dr. Carol Pallas. letter (pdf)

The Marching Sabres get ready for season

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

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.



• Board sets capital project referendum for Dec. 14

•  Free, reduced meal applications available

District procedures for school closings and delays

Parents can now access their student's academic information online

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