The halls of Schalmont Middle School are once again filled with students as the 2015-16 school year starts.
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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.
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
Congratulations to Schalmont Middle School students, along with Mrs. Duxbury and Mrs. D'Alessandro, for winning the "Best Green Architecture" award as part of the Future City regional competition in Albany. learn more
Maxwell Schaefer, grade 7, wins Schalmont Middle School's annual Spelling Bee. learn more
Schalmont's modified girls basketball team lands a hand to help open mail for Safyre on Sunday. view gallery
Congratulations to the winners of the holiday Principal's Writing Challenge! learn more
The middle school’s annual Giving Tree Toy Drive was a great success this year Members of the National Junior Honor Society and Sabre Service Club collected new toys, hats, gloves, and scarves and delivered them to the Schenectady City Mission for the Christmas Toy Shop. learn more
The sixth-grade Digital Literacy students are currently working on a programming project where they will create music videos in the coding program Scratch. learn more
The Schalmont Middle School is starting to look a little more jolly as students join together to deck the halls and doors for the holiday season. learn more
At Schalmont, collaboration is a key factor for success, not only for the students, but also the staff. learn more
Schalmont 8th grader and soccer player Davia Rossi was named the Times Union's girls' athlete of the month. learn more
June Krone's eighth-grade students bake cookies for families on the school's Giving Tree. view gallery
Give the gift of reading this season. The middle school Book Fair is underway through Friday. view gallery
The National Junior Honor Society held their annual Hot Cocoa Drive to benefit Concerned for the Hungry, Inc., a volunteer organization that serves needy families in Schenectady County. learn more
The sixth-grade Digital Literacy students were charged with creating a presentation and digital handbook for fifth-grade students that detailed topics on cyber security. learn more
Last year, as part of a project in Lauren Defayette and Michael Libertucci's 7/8 grade English Language Arts class, students collected spare change from their classmates to donate to a group called The Water Project, which has since created a well for students in Uganda with that money. learn more
Schalmont Middle School students took time as they were passing through the school's halls to write a message of thanks on a giant banner for local veterans. learn more
Check out what some Schalmont students are doing outside the classroom. learn more
There is a difference between students knowing how to use the Internet, social media and digital technology, and knowing how to use it safely and effectively. At Schalmont Middle School, a new sixth-grade digital literacy class is tackling not only the how-tos but also best practices to be sure students understand the digital footprint they leave behind in today’s world. learn more
Schalmont Middle School staff expects students to leave their mark. That’s the slogan of the new Sabre Citizen campaign launched this year that focuses on four characteristics of respect: responsible, honest, caring, and trustworthy. learn more
The Schalmont Middle School hosted The Ghostly Gallop for Good Fun Run for all 5th through 8th graders on Oct. 29. learn more
Schalmont Middle School Principal Linda Taylor decided to have a little fun this Halloween by challenging all fifth through eighth grade students to the first Principal’s Writing Challenge.
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
The library at Schalmont Middle School is not just a place for quiet reading and research. On Mondays after school, it becomes a vibrant, creative environment for students to stretch their problem-solving skills and inventiveness as they tackle projects as part of the school’s new Makerspace. learn more
When entering the high school/middle school building after 3:30 p.m., please use the new gym entrance. For safety, all other doors to the building, including the main entrances, will remain locked.
In order to continue strengthening the school-parent-community bond, Schalmont Central School District will be offering free programming throughout the year to district parents and residents. learn more
Schalmont middle and senior high students were treated to a special guest speaker on Friday when 2004 Schalmont grad Kevin Shimkus returned to talk about his experience as a researcher on a project associated with N.A.S.A. learn more
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
Schalmont seventh graders, under the direction of Regina Hanson, hosted a Wellness Fair today in the library. Learn More
Schalmont Middle School students were encouraged to use their creative and responsible Sabre minds to "swag up" the Schalmont S. view gallery
The middle school students that participated in the summer reading program received certificates for their effort. view photo
Students work on posters illustrating "Discover a new world through language" in Fran Wamsley's Spanish 7 class. view gallery
Seventh graders sew pin cushions in June Krone’s Home and Careers class in preparation for a sewing machine project. view gallery
Eighth grade science students in Andrea Bryson's class work on constructing a tower with marshmallows and pasta. They worked together and used the metric system to measure the height of the tower both in centimeters and millimeters. view photos
SMS students to take the STAR math, reading assessments
STAR math and reading assessments are used to screen all students
for their achievement levels in the fall, winter andd spring of the
STAR math and reading assessments are used to screen all students for their achievement levels in the fall, winter andd spring of the school year. learn more
The Schalmont Middle School staff wants students to start the 2015-16 school year off on a positive note. learn more
Congratulations to the Schalmont Middle Shool and Jefferson Elementary students who recently participated in the Honor Choir concert held in Albany at the Hilton Hotel as part of the NYSSMA Conference and American Choral Directors Association (ACDA). learn more
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.
Please be sure to register your Price Chopper AdvantEdge card with Schalmont Middle School's code—16010. 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 today!