Congratulations to Schalmont Middle School's seventh- and eighth-grade choral and instrumental students who participated in the Schenectady County Music Association's Annual Festival at Scotia-Glenville High School on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
Students representing the school's choral program are pictured left.
Please be reminded that the grades 3-5 ski club has concluded for the 2014 ski season. A special thank you to our parent and teacher chaperones who helped to make it a success.
Congratulations to students who earned a place on the high honor roll or honor roll for their academic achievements during the second quarter. Honor Rolls
Youth Football Registration will be held at Jefferson Elementary School's library on Tuesday, March 11, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. First- through eighth-graders may sign up for spring flag football and third- through sixth-graders may sign up for fall youth football.
There's no question that social media has radically changed the way we communicate. In just over five years, the opportunities and advantages for those who use it properly have exploded. However, when not used wisely, social media can have damaging consequences. That's why parents can't talk enough to their children about social media safety. Learn more
The New York State Education Department released results of the grades 3-8 exams that students took last spring—completely revamped math and English Language Arts (ELA) tests that reflect the new, more difficult Common Core Learning Standards. Learn more
Want to avoid some of the time and inconvenience of back-to-school shopping while supporting your PTO? With School Tool Box, parents have the convenience of shopping online for "boxes" of school supplies based on school-provided, teacher-approved lists for grades 6-8 or for individual items for any grade. The Schalmont Middle School PTO will receive 10 percent of the proceeds for all orders placed before the start of the 2013-14 school year. Learn more
New York State, through its engageny.org website, offers The Toolkit for Parents and Families, a collection of materials and resources that help parents help their children with the changes associated with Common Core State Standards. 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!