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Parents are a child's first teacher and a child's best advocate all through school. The following information is provided to help Schalmont parents be even more effective in both roles.

Sabre Parent Courses

Schalmont Central School District has always worked with parents and community members to support the education of all our students. In an effort to strengthen this partnership and better publicize the existing opportunities, we are publishing offerings under the title of Sabre Parent. We will offer programs throughout the 2017-2018 school year. Below is a current list of the events. All programs will be provided free of charge and are open to Schalmont parents and community members.

Google - G Suite - Nov. 9, 16

Bring your student’s password and learn about the Google products they are using daily. This will allow you to play with the product while you learn. (You will not be able to access your personal G-mail or Drive on the school network). These productivity tools (Calendar, Docs, Drive, Slides, etc…) are useful for everything from business to planning to the latest event with friends.

Instructor: Bronson Knaggs
Date/time: Thursdays, November 9 & 16, 2017 7:00-8:30
Location: High School Room 57
Fee: Free to Schalmont Residents

An Alcohol/Drug Awareness/Prevention Class-Nov. 20

What do you really know about alcohol and drugs other than there is an “epidemic problem� of a huge proportion in society today? Learning about alcohol and drugs in an understandable format is the first step in resolving the problem. Why, for example, you will learn why .08% is NOT the legal limit for DWI.
This program was developed by recognized experts in the field of alcohol and drugs. The program allows you to make informed decisions about the effects and consequences of use to address the “problem�.
Don’t let someone’s alcohol/drug use ruin their life, your life or someone else’s life.

Instructor: Tom Winterstein
Date/time: Monday, November 20, 2017 6:30-8:30
Location: High School Room 56
Fee: Free to Schalmont Residents

Parent Today E-newsletter

Schalmont parents can now sign up for Parent Today, a free, bimonthly e-newsletter that provides tools and information to help parents be even more engaged in their children's education. Learn more...

Parent Portal

Schalmont is now offering a Parent Portal, which will provide registered parents/guardians with access to their particular students' attendance information by period, schedule, report card grades, progress reports, and more. Learn how to access and register for Parent Portal...

Kindergarten Registration

Jefferson Elementary School is offering an Orientation Presentation for the parents of our kindergarten class of 2017-2018 on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Parents of eligible children are asked to contact the school at 355-1342, ext 5080 to receive the paperwork necessary to pre-register your child.

Preschool Pages

Access helpful information for parents of preschool-aged children, including details about preschool story hours in Schalmont, lthe 1,000 Book Club and more.

Let's Get STARTED! District Reading Initiative

Schalmont Talking and Reading Together Every Day

"Let's Get STARTED!" is a kindergarten through twelfth-grade reading initiative designed to get Schalmont Talking And Reading Together Every Day with a focus on encouraging reading at home. Learn more


Attending school daily is vital to student learning. Every Student Present has tips and suggestions to help you get your child to school every day. learn more

Homework Guidelines

A district-wide committee of teachers, administrators and parents established homework guidelines for the school district. View the guidelines.

Bullying Prevention/Dignity for All Students Act

The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), which took effect July 1, 2012, is designed to help districts promote a positive school environment free from discrimination and harassment and to discourage and respond to incidents of discrimination and/or harassment on school property or at a school function. Download the board policy [PDF].  

At least one employee in every school shall be designated as a DAC trained in methods to respond to human relations in the areas of race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practices, disability, sexual orientation, gender or sex.

Schalmont's 2016-17 Dignity Act Coodinators:

  • Jackie Gordon (Schalmont High School), (518) 355-6110, ext. 3039
  • Scott Ziomek (Schalmont Middle School), (518) 355-6355, ext. 2064
  • Joby Gifford (Jefferson), (518) 355-1342, ext. 5001

Access additional resources, including the district's process for reporting incidents.