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Shalmont Central School District
Joby Gifford, Principal
Jason Thompson, Assistant Principal
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Jefferson students

Life at Jefferson

Jefferson Elementary School is full of eager students and great staff doing wonderful things. Check out what an average day looks like.

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Pee Wee wrestling starts Dec. 12

Schalmont Pee Wee Wrestling starts Monday, Dec. 12. Sign up is $25/kid or $25 for family and is open to ages 6 years through sixth grade. The season runs Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m. beginning Dec. 12 in the high school “old gym.” Bring shorts, T-shirt and wrestling shoes.

Second round of water testing results in

No outlets tested Sept. 17 at Jefferson were found to exceed the new allowable measure of 15 micrograms of lead per liter, typically referred to as “parts per billion (ppb).”  view districtwide results

When the weather outside is frightful...

When winter weather arrives, the Schalmont Central School District has established criteria for deciding whether to close school for the day, cancel afternoon and evening activities, or dismiss students earlier than normal. Learn more about the process

Schalmont receives results of initial JES water testing

The preliminary report indicates that the majority of the outlets at Jefferson Elementary School and all the outlets at mechanics garage and Woestina building meet federal and new state standards for lead levels. learn more about the results

A look back at Homecoming 2016

Schalmont held Homecoming 2016 on Oct. 7. view a photo gallery

Board approves referendum for capital project bond

The Schalmont Board of Education unanimously agreed to move forward with a capital project estimated at just under $14 million dollars at the board meeting Sept. 26, which will be put up for a vote by residents on Wednesday, Dec. 14 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the new gym lobby. read more about the project i  View details of project scope

PTO/Scholastic Book Fair

Jefferson held its Scholastic Book Fair PTO fundraiser this fall. view gallery

Camp Invention at JES in the news

Camp Invention at Jefferson Elementary School was featured in the Our Towne Rotterdam newsletter, (turn to page 33 for the article). View newsletter

Superintendent's back to school letter

Following is a fall back to school letter from Schalmont Superintendent of School Dr. Carol Pallas. letter (pdf)

Principal's welcome back letter

Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! The first day of school is Thursday, September 8 for students in grades 1-4. Kindergarten students will begin their first full day on Friday, September 9. Read Principal's Letter

Crafters wanted

The JES PTO is looking for crafters/vendors for the annual craft fair. learn more

Sign up for Tools for Schools

Sign up for Price Chopper's Tools for Schools and help Jefferson Elementary earn points to get needed equipment for free such as school supplies, musical instruments, and playground equipment. All you have to do is sign up by entering your Price Chopper card number and the school's code, which is 16008.

Safety procedures at Jefferson

The front doors at Jefferson Elementary School facing Princetown Road are only being used for student arrival and dismissal each day. These doors will remain locked at all other times. All student drop offs, pickups, and parent visitors should enter the building via the primary office accessed by Ford Avenue. Learn more


• Board sets capital project referendum for Dec. 14

•  Free, reduced meal applications available

District procedures for school closings and delays

Parents can now access their student's academic information online

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