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Shalmont Central School District
Joby Gifford, Principal
Jason Thompson, Assistant Principal
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Parent Today feature: Help For Back to School Anxiety

Anxious feelings are normal and expected in times of transition, particularly with a change such as going back to school. For younger children, anxiety often revolves around separating from parents. For older children, it's frequently about social situations such as fitting in, making new friends and personal performance in specific areas such as academics, music or sports. To read this and other great stories this school year sign up for Parent Today - IT'S FREE! Our Schalmont district ID is 12306. Log into parent today to read more

September school menus

The September school menus are now available for Jefferson Elementary School. september menus [PDF]

Welcome back letter from building principals

We are pleased to welcome each of you for another exciting year at Jefferson Elementary School. We are certain that the 2014-2015 school year will provide your child with many opportunities for academic rigor, while also learning valuable lessons in citizenship along the way. We invite you to join us in this journey as your participation in and support of the learning process will be a crucial factor in your child’s academic and social growth in school. read more [PDF]

Exciting parent event set for Sept. 2

All Schalmont parents are invited to attend an exciting event on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. in the Mohonasen High School LGI. A joint event between Schalmont and Mohonasen Central School District, speaker Luis F. Cruz, Ph.D., will be presenting on what parents can and should expect from a 21st Century classroom. Cruz will also be presenting to faculty and staff during each district’s staff days next week.

Jefferson PTO welcome back packet

Here is your Jefferson Elementary School PTO welcome packet for the 2014-15 school year. It includes important information about upcoming events for the year and how you can volunteer to help out. View Packet (PDF)

Back to school supply lists

In an effort to help parents with their back to school shopping, grade level supply lists are provided online. VIEW LISTS

The Jefferson PTO needs your help!

All the research says that students whose parents are involved in their education have better grades and fewer discipline problems. Involvement at Jefferson also makes it easier to establish friendships with teachers and other parents. Find out how you can get involved.  Jefferson PTO

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

DISTRICT HEADLINES

Schalmont students participate in summer honor choir

Board of Education adopts 2014-14 school tax rates

Det. Patrick Farry named new Schalmont SRO

Schalmont wins state grant to review assessments

8th annual SAA Golf Classic set for Sept. 29 at new venue [PDF]

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