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seniors and Dr. PallasSeniors celebrate last day of classes

Seniors celebrated the last day of classes on June 12 with a senior picnic featuring an inflatable obstacle course, jousting and a giant inflatable rolling ball.

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Congratulations, Class of 2015!

Congratulations to the 146 graduates of the Class of 2015! Graduates accepted their diplomas in front of family, friends, teachers and staff at the 58th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 26, at Proctor's Theatre in Schenectady. learn more | photo gallery

Regional summer school registration to be held June 29

Summer school registration for Schalmont students entering grades 7-12 will be held on Monday, June 29, 8-11 a.m. in the Schalmont High School library. Registration for Distance Learning Regents Review will be held on the same date/time. Students wishing to ONLY retake the Regents must also register at this time. learn more

Athletes: Summer weight room hours

The weight room will be open this summer for Schalmont athletes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. beginning July 7 through August 13. The weight room is located in the high school building near the new gym. weight room schedule [PDF]

Introspection now online

View original student artwork, photography, poetry and short stories published in Schalmont High School's Literary Magazine, Introspection. introspection [PDF]

Fall sport clearance dates

The Schalmont fall sports clearance dates are August 10-14, 9-11:30 a.m., in the Middle School Health Office.

Schalmont High students honored for CTE achievement

Eleven Schalmont High School students joined their peers from the Capital Region Career and Tech Center and received academic honors during the end-of-year awards ceremony in June at Proctors Theatre. learn more

English students complete poetry portfolio project

Students in Sarah Mattice’s English 10 classes recently worked to complete their poetry portfolios by engaging in writing workshops in a café setting that their teacher recreated in her classroom. photo gallery

Ceremony recognizes top 10 percent of senior class

Energetic, compassionate and humorous are among the adjectives used to describe the 15 students ranked in the top 10 percent of the senior class. photo gallery

Students gain recognition at BOCES annual art show

Kudos to Schalmont's many talented artists whose work was featured this spring in the Capital Region BOCES 27th Annual Art Show. learn more

Lybrand resigns as Schalmont softball coach

After 15 years of coaching various sports, Eric Lybrand has decided to step away as varsity softball coach - a role he's held for the past five years - to concentrate on his own children. daily gazette article (subscription required)

Spring musical, actors recognized by local theatre group

The Schenectady Light Opera Company awarded the high school drama club third place for their outstanding high school production of Hairspray this  school year and six actors were nominated as outstanding performers. learn more

Student Cabinet discusses APPR and teacher evaluations

Five Schalmont High School students, who are members of Assemblyman Santabarbara's Student Cabinet, participatef in a legislative hearing on the issue of APPR and teacher evaluations in New York State. learn more

3D printing at Schalmont High School

3D printing is an innovative rapid prototyping technology and something students are now using at  Schalmont High School. learn more

Principles of Engineering students kinematics

Students in Mrs. Stearns’ Principles of Engineering class at Schalmont High School recently completed a unit on kinematics. learn more

Local developer gives engineer lesson

David Bruns from Bruns Realty Group, LLC recently gave a presentation to the Civil Engineering class at Schalmont High School. learn more

Respect Club engages peers in important discussions

The Schalmont High School Respect Club visited ninth grade English classes in May to engage their peers in an important discussion about showing respect in school. photo gallery

Middle and high school students honored by Human Rights group

A group of Schalmont middle and high schools students were honored by the Schenectady County Human Rights Commission this spring for helping to bring diversity and a positive environment to their schools. learn more

Schalmont Junior Prom photos

Were you seen at the Schalmont Junior Prom walk-in at Malozzi's in Rotterdam on Friday, May 8? Times Union photo gallery

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)

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

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

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

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.

 

DISTRICT HEADLINES

Schalmont recognizes distinguished alumnus

Teaching is the Core Grant work continues

Voters approve budget proposal, bus proposition

Middle and high school students honored by Human Rights group

Spring musical, actors recognized by local theatre group

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