Student Shares Welding Skills with TV Show

Schalmont senior Francesco DelGallo enjoyed teaching This Old House host Kevin O’Connor about welding recently for a segment that will appear on the iconic TV show. The opportunity took shape when Francesco, who attends the Capital Region BOCES CTE Welding program, offered to build new hockey goals for his Schalmont teacher Mr. Williamson’s backyard ice …

MS Students Build Wind Turbines

Last week, Schalmont Middle School students tested the wind turbines they built for a hands-on science lesson, even generating electricity with their creations! Grade 8 Science Teacher Ms. Deming explained the project was part of an Electricity and Magnetism Unit where students put their learning to the test by creating their own wind turbines. View …

Grade 4 Enjoys Pen Pal Project

Students in Ms. Bennett’s 4th grade classroom are participating in a Pen Pal project through the United States Postal Service. “They have been paired up with a class in New Mexico and are very excited to learn about their new friends! Over the next months, students will send and receive letters, and even hope to …

JES Students Hold Dinosaur Museum

Second graders in Ms. Knapik’s class held a dinosaur museum this past week where they showcased all the research and work they did learning about dinosaurs. Ms. Knapik explained each student adopted a different dinosaur, which students researched so they could write a report with amazing facts. “Then they took their dinosaur and put it …

Students Enjoy Valentine’s Day STEM Activities

Mrs. Schiavo’s 3rd grade students celebrated Valentine’s Day last week with some fun candy-themed STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities! Students first discussed data and graphing before exploring the concepts through a candy heart graphing unit. Students then used candy hearts to explore patterns, estimation and measurement, as well as engineering ideas. “The conversations …

Students Make Valentine’s Day Cards

Schalmont students helped ensure community members felt loved this Valentine’s Day by making cards for local senior citizens and veterans. Students in Key Club, SADD Club and Ms. Popolizio’s art class made Valentine’s Day cards that were distributed to area nursing homes. Students visiting the High School library also made cards for veterans on hospice, …

Dylan Devine Is Wrestling Champion!

Congratulations to freshman Dylan Devine who is Schalmont’s first Section 2 Champion in wrestling since 2014! Dylan also was honored at this past weekend’s Wrestling Championship in Glens Falls with the Most Outstanding Wrestler Award for Division 2. Congratulations also to senior Zaire Scott who finished 4th in the tournament. “Dylan pulled off the huge …

Girls Bowling Team Section 2 Champs!

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Bowling team who won the Section 2 Class B Championship Thursday! Junior Kaitlyn Rose had the third highest single score at Sectionals with a 224. Sophomore Marissa Phillips had the second highest triple score with a 611. Congratulations!

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