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Imran Abbasi, Principal
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First day at HSWelcome back HS students

Classes are underway again at Schalmont High School. It's great to see our returning students again and meet the incoming Freshmen class.

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Class of 2018 Yankee Candle fundraiser starts

Schalmont High School Class of 2018 is partnering with Yankee Candle Fundraising this year. Click here to support the class, which receives 40 percent of every sale now through July 13. If the page doesn’t open to Schalmont's Class of 2018 page, enter Group Number 990093619 in the requested field.

Schalmont students' photos exhibited at Proctor's

Some of the digital photography students at Schalmont High School will have their work exhibited in a student art show titled "The Power of Me" (an anti-bullying exhibition) at Proctor's. learn more

Parents: We want to hear your thoughts

Please take a minute to fill out this brief, anonymous online survey to share your opinions on grades, homework, and how the district communicates about student progress. Your feedback will help us as we work to better serve you to keep you informed regarding your child's academic progress.

Congratulations honor roll students

Congratulations to all high school second quarter honor roll and high honor roll students.

Parents: Access report cards online

Middle and high school students' Quarter 2 Report Cards will be published on the district's Parent Portal on Friday, Feb. 5. If you haven’t created a Portal account or you have requested to have the reports sent home, you willbe receiving a paper copy on Friday. If you do not have a Parent Portal account yet, you can set one up here. If you have questions or problems, contact Debbie Falcone at 355-9200 Ext 4014 or Anthony Cassale at 355-6110 Ext 3029.

Public Affairs students present to Town Board

The Schalmont High School SUPA Public Affairs 101 class made a formal presentation to the Rotterdam Town Board last week. learn more

Blood drive set for Feb. 11

The High School Key Club is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood drive from 2:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11 at the high school. To sign up, please email Shea Carr at scarr@schalmont.net.

Schalmont musicians participate in All-County Music Festival

Students from Schalmont, Schenectady, Scotia-Glenville, Niskayuna and Mohonasen came together for a weekend of music making, which culminated with a concert at Schenectady High School on Saturday. learn more

After school pickup is in the back circle

Parents: The pick-up point for students after school is in the back circle of the high school. Please do not come to the front of the building to pick up your student. Students should wait in the New Gym Lobby for their ride.

"Back to Broadway 2" tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Schalmont Drama Club’s “Best of Broadway 2” go on sale today for musical taking place April 7-9. learn more

Schalmont Boys Soccer winning season breaks records

Schalmont’s Boys Soccer team had an outstanding season this year, which included breaking not only a number of Section 2 records, but also New York state records. learn more

Students host fair to demonstrate career research

As an alternative to a traditional Career Fair, Schalmont High School sophomores hosted a student-driven fair on Jan. 15. learn more

Schalmont tops county graduation rates

The New York State Education Department data released yesterday shows Schalmont tops Schenectady County in graduation rates. learn more

Building small business spaces

Schalmont's civil enegineering students completed an assignment to design a small business space to suit the needs of their clients, which were Schalmont staff members. learn more

Students donate gifts to Ronald McDonald House

Kudos to Mr. Dolan's AP US History and Current Affairs classes that raised $7,200 to purchase gifts for the kids at Ronald McDonald House! This is more than double the amount they have raised in the past. The students went to Toys R Us to purchase the gifts and wrapped them themselves. They will deliver the presents on Thursday morning, Dec. 24, to the Ronald McDonald House.

Students share holiday cheer

Students in the high school band and choir led Jefferson students in a sing-along concert. view gallery

National Honor Society induction

Congratulations to the newest members of Schalmont's chapter of the National Honor Society! view gallery

Key Club's Giving Tree helps local familes

Faculty, staff and students of Schalmont High School worked together to provide more than 100 gifts to eight students at the high school as well as their siblings. learn more

Schalmont artists win regional art contest

Congratulations to Emily Aucompaugh and Emily McGowty, who were selected as winners in the region round of the 2015-16 eSchoolData Login Page Art Contest! learn more

Sabre's Edge now online

Check out the latest edition of the Schalmont High School Newspaper, the Sabre's Edge. view PDF

English Honor Society induction

Congratulations to the new inductees of the Schalmont English Honor Society! view gallery

Fall scholar athletes recognized

Congratulations to the fall atheltic teams recognized at the Board of Education meeting as scholar athletes. learn more

Getting their game faces on

High School students get to sharpen their stratigic stills in a fun and unusual way with game club. learn more

Forensics students determine 'When Did She Die?'

In Forensics class at Schalmont High School were recently tasked with deteriminte the time of death in a criminal case. learn more

Digital Electronic students tour National Grid Substation

The first period Digital Electronic class recently took a tour of a National Grid substation in East Greenbush. learn more

Engineer students get look at new development

The Schalmont high School civil engineering class recently toured the Netzero village on Burdeck Street. learn more

Congratulations to all honor roll students

Congratulations to all the high honor roll and honor roll students of the first quarter! View gallery for honors breakfast

Hamilton, Flower sign Letters of Intent

Schalmont High School students Chris Hamilton and Julia Flower signed their National Letters of Intent on Nov. 19. Learn more

T.I.G.E.R.S. collect boxes for needy

Schalmont's T.I.G.E.R.S. Christian club collected more than 40 Christmas Child boxes To be sent around the world to needy children. Learn more

Girls varsity soccer brings home state title

Congratulations to the girls varsity soccer team for winning the state championship against Section VI champion Wilson 2-0! Learn more

Learning continues beyond school walls

Check out what some Schalmont students are doing outside the classroom. learn more

Textbooks go virtual at high school

Schalmont High School students are going virtual when it comes to textbooks in several classes this school year. learn more

Congratulations to the swim team

Congraulations to the Girls Varsity Swim Team for taking second place at the Sectionals Championships this past weekend. And additional cheers for the following girls, who have qualified for NYS Championships at Ithaca College in two weeks: Rebecca Nelson, Allie Dixon, Emily Holman and Amaya DiGiovanni. view gallery

Students design houses for staff

The civil engineering class selected staff members to serve as clients and designed a small home to their specifications using the REVIT software program. learn more

The chemistry of a haunted house

Schalmont high school honors science students made a trip to middle school to lead the younger students in science experiment suited for Halloween. learn more

Schalmont students tour the Capitol, meet with senator

Mrs. Ryder's participation in government students travelled to the NYS Capitol Building on Tuesday, Oct. 27. learn more

Schalmont’s Environmental Club strives to make a difference

This year, Schalmont High School’s Environmental Club is focusing on two ways the organization can directly impact the environment: recycling and monitoring the blue birds on campus. Learn more

Homecoming donations equal more than $1,500

In lieu of charging admission to our Homecoming game, we asked spectators for donations for the Ronald McDonald House and the Shriners Hospital. We are excited to announce that we were able to raise $785.33 for each charity to assist them in the important work they do to help provide children in our community the best medical care possible. Thank you to all who attended the game and gave a donation.

SUPA students tour SUNY Albany library

Schalmont SUPA English & Public Affairs students took a field trip to the SUNY Albany College library on Tuesday, Oct. 13.  learn more

Yearbook pre-orders and parent ads now being accepted

The High School Le Sabre Yearbook is now available for pre-sale. The cost is $60 until Jan. 14 and $70 afterward. Order your copy at www.smart-pay.com or download a PDF order form. All parent ads for the yearbook are due Nov. 7. Download the PDF flyer for more information on parent ads.

Parents can now access their student's academic information online

In an effort to provide you immediate and convenient access to your child’s academic information, Schalmont has phased in an electronic delivery system using the district’s highly secure, Internet-based eSchoolData Parent Portal. learn more

Homecoming 2015

Check out our gallery for some highlights of Homecoming 2015 activities. More photos can be found on the Schalmont Facebook page.

Students tour Greno Industries

Students from the principles of engineering classes at Schalmont participated in Manufacturing Week by taking a tour of Greno Industries in Scotia. learn more

Superheroes invade Schalmont

As part of Spirit Week, Schalmont High students showed up in their best superhero gear. view gallery

Students learn a new way to organize study material online

Students in Rebecca Remis’ class are organizing their notes, vocabulary, and study resources in a completely new, digital way.  learn more

Passport to the fair

Clubs and organizations held a fair today for Schalmont High School ninth graders and new students. learn more

College Caravan a success

More than 100 Schalmont High School students had a chance to learn more about 25 colleges this morning as part of the College Caravan. Learn more

Schalmont’s S.A.D.D. members share tips for success

Members of Schalmont’s Students Against Destructive Decisions club shared some helpful tips with incoming high school students at Freshman Orientation last week. learn more

Drama Club wins national award for set design

Last year's spring production of "Hairspray" was awarded first place for a national set design contest hosted by ScenoGraphics. Lean more

Ninth graders gear up for new school year at Freshmen Orientation

About 170 incoming freshmen at Schalmont Central School District arrived at the school today, excited about the start of their high school career and the chance to be in the first class that will partake in the district’s new one-to-one initiative, in which all ninth graders will receive a new Chromebook to use for the next four years. Learn more

Schalmont to launch one-to-one Chromebook program this year

Find out more about this exciting new initiative that starts September with Schalmont's incoming Freshman class. Learn more

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)

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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