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Shalmont Central School District
Dr. Carol Pallas
4 Sabre Drive
Schenectady, NY 12306
Phone: 518.355.9200
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Support Sabres football and soccer teams in Sectionals this week

The Sabres are all over Sectionals this week:

  • Friday 10/20 Football vs. B-P 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 10/21 Girls Soccer vs. CCHS/A.A winner 1:00 pm
  • Saturday 10/21 Boys Soccer vs. C-A/V'ville winner 4:00 pm
Get out there and root them on!

Key Club hosting blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 26

Give blood, save a life. It’s that simple.
The Schalmont High School Key Club will host a blood drive on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 2:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 1 Sabre Drive, in the gymnasium. To schedule an appointment sign up with the Key Club or call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit and enter sponsor code: SchalmontHS.
Bonus: Donors get a free t-shirt while supplies last!

Drama Club presents 'You Can't Take It With You' Nov. 2-4

The Schalmont High School Drama Club will be performing the classic Pulitzer Prize winning play "You Can’t Take It With You" by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman on Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 2-4, 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Read more about the performance.

Couldn't make it to High School Open House? We have you covered!

If you were unable to attend our High School Open House, or just want a refresher, we have all the information you need to start the year right. Click here for more open house information.

National Honor Society selection committee accepting applications through October 27, 2017

The National Honor Society selection committee is about to review the records of eleventh and twelfth graders who are academically eligible for membership. Click here for NHS criteria, application

Makerspace 2017-18 schedule available

Schalmont Middle School Makerspace has a number of amazing events and activities planned for the 2017-18 school year. Click here for a schedule of events

Registration underway for Fall Adult Education classes

Women's self-defense, retirement planning and oil painting are just some of the nearly 60 adult education courses scheduled this fall. Printed course guides have been mailed to all homes in the district. You can also download a copy and register online.  Don't miss out on this chance to learn something new... Sign up today!

Attendance Matters - A letter from the Superintendent

We are off to a great start to the 2017-18 school year, but, even in these early days, some students may be heading toward academic trouble because they are missing too many days of school. Read the rest of the letter

Santabarbara fills vacant Board of Education seat

The Schalmont Central School District Board of Education has selected Angelo D. Santabarbara to fill the vacant position on the board for the rest of the 2017-18 school year. Read more about Santabarbara

Professional Development Days focus on the future

Superintendent Carol Pallas welcomed new and returning teachers and staff to a new school year, asking that this year the district focuses on the future and how they can best prepare their students for it. Learn more about this year's goals

Letter to Community from Schalmont Superintendent on 2017-18 school year

It's hard to believe that it is almost time to start another school year! The 2017-18 academic year gets underway Thursday, Sept. 7 for grades 1-12 and Friday, Sept. 8 for our kindergarten students. Between now and then, our staff is busy preparing for another great year! Click here to read the full letter from Dr. Carol Pallas

Schalmont CSD Tax Levy and Tax Rates for 2017-18

The Board of Education has approved the Tax Warrant for the 2017-18 school year that includes a 1.46% tax levy increase, which is exactly what the district’s voters had approved at the budget vote on May 16, 2017. Click here to see the new tax rates for property owners in each town in the Schalmont School District

Letter to Parents from Jefferson Elementary School

Welcome back to Jefferson Elementary School! We would like to extend a special welcome to each of our 120 new kindergarten students. For students in first grade through fourth grade, our first day of school is scheduled for Thursday, September 7, 2017. Click here to read the full letter

Freshman Orientation schedule and supply list available

Freshman orientation will be held at Schalmont High School on August 31, 2017; staring at 9:30 a.m. and finishing up around 10:30 a.m.  Click here for more details and the supply list

Letter from Schalmont High School Principal to parents

High School Principal Imran Abbasi shares some updates with parents ahead of the start of the 2017-18 school year  Click here to read the full letter