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grade 8 danceSMS grade 8 dance and awards ceremony

The Schalmont Middle School eighth grade held its graduation awards ceremony and dance in June. The class was the first fifth grade class to walk the halls at the middle school for the four years, and it will be the first in the high school to have the Chromebooks. Photo gallery

There is still time to join the Summer Reading Program

Schalmont Middle School librarian Linda Fasano wants students to read so much this summer that she's willing to serve as their lunch lady for a day next school year if they meet her challenge. learn more

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

2015-16 Middle School supply lists

Now posted are the Schalmont Middle School supply lists for the 2015-16 school year by grade level and special area. view lists

Schalmont Sabres' Summer Boys and Girls' Basketball Camp

Due to numerous requests, the Schalmont Sabres' Summer Basketball Camp is now open to both boys and girls entering third through eighth grade next school year. The camp will be held July 13-17, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Schalmont. The registration deadline is July 1. brochure [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.

Grade 8 dance and graduation awards ceremony

The Schalmont Middle School eighth grade held its graduation awards ceremony and dance in June. photo gallery

New Regent, Assemblyman Santabarbara tour Schalmont Middle School

New Board of Regents member Beverly Ouderkirk joined Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Schalmont Superintendent Dr. Carol Pallas and other school officials on a tour of Schalmont Middle School on June 12. photo gallery

Schalmont work published in the Student Gazette

Congratulations to Schalmont Middle School students on their participation in the Daily Gazette's annual journalism writing contest. learn more

Students inducted into National Junior Honor Society

Forty-five new members were recently inducted into Schalmont Midde School's Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society. learn more

SG Traveling Museum challenges 5th graders with measurements and shapes

The Scotia-Glenville Traveling Museum visited Schalmont Middle School and challenged fifth graders with programs focusing on measurement and shapes. photo gallery

Book motivates student fundraising effort

After reading about the impact a lack of clean water has on other countries, a group of Schalmont Middle School students decided to help make a difference. learn more

District to begin phasing in Chromebooks to next year's ninth-graders

Back to school supplies will soon include district-provided Google Chromebooks. The web-based laptops will be rolled out next school year to approximately 160 members of the Class of 2019. An informative session was held for parents of current eighth-graders on June 2. learn more

Middle school hosts Colonial Day 2015

Schalmont Middle School hosted Colonial Day 2015 in May. Seventh-graders had the chance to interact with Ben Franklin, an American Indian, a fife and drum unit, the Colonial militia, a Colonial surgeon, and British soldiers. 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

Middle school recycling team honored on Earth Day for efforts

Five members of the Schalmont Middle School Environmental Club have been busy this year helping to save the earth. Appropriately, these students were recognized on Earth Day for their efforts. learn more

SMS Physical Ed Student Leadership Award winners

Congratulations to this year's Sandra G. Morley Physical Education Student Leadership Award recipients from Schalmont Middle School. learn more

Middle school recycling team honored on Earth Day

Five members of the Schalmont Middle School Environmental Club have been busy this year helping to save the earth. Appropriately, these students were recognized on Earth Day for their efforts. learn more

Annual middle school talent show nets $2,000 for charity

Schalmont Middle School held its talent show on March 4. Students and teachers in grade 5-8 performed in 18 acts. The show raised $2,125 for the Vasculitis Foundation. A big thank you to all who attended and we congratulate those who performed! Photo gallery

Library Makers' teaches students to create own computer games

Schalmont Middle School students learned to create their own computer games as part of the Library Makers' Space Program. learn more

Students make drawstring bags for YWCA shelter

Schalmont Middle School students in Ms. Hanson’s Family and Consumer Sciences classes made small drawstring bags and filled  them with travel size hygiene products that they brought in for extra credit. learn more

Fifth-graders share rainforest knowledge with younger students

Sloths, golden lion tamarins and gibbons, oh my! These exotic creatures are among the many fifth-graders researched online and later discussed with younger students. View photos

Seventh graders tout value of vitamins, minerals

Students, parents and teachers visited the seventh grade wellness fair on Friday, March 6 in the middle school library where students showed off their knowledge of vitamins and minerals. view photos

School Supplies: Buy online, ship for free, raise money for PTO

Want to avoid some of the time and inconvenience of back-to-school shopping while supporting your PTO? Check out the School Tool Box program, which has school-provided, teacher-approved supplies lists for grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, at Schalmont Middle School. School supplies

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. 

Help the middle school earn free equipment

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!

DISTRICT HEADLINES

Schalmont recognizes distinguished alumnus

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Middle and high school students honored by Human Rights group

Spring musical, actors recognized by local theatre group

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