Student Artwork Selected for Agenda Covers

Congratulations to Jefferson Elementary 3rd graders David Kane and Cristiano Rossi who had their artwork selected for next year’s student agenda notebooks! Third graders participated in a competition to have their artwork selected for the front and back covers of the agenda notebooks that students use for homework and planning. Congratulations, David and Cristiano!

Grades 1 & 4 Buddy Up for Reading

  First and 4th grade students are buddying up this year to help with their writing. Last week, students in Mrs. Melchior and Ms. Butler’s classes met together to work on Fact and Opinion writing. Working together, students chose their favorite holiday and then came up with three reasons. “Fourth Graders also helped the younger …

Newsletter to Be Mailed to Schalmont Homes

As part of Schalmont’s efforts to share the great things our students are achieving with our entire community, a newsletter will be mailed to homes next week. A pdf is available here.

Gooey Science Fun in 2nd Grade

Second graders in Mrs. O’Rourke’s class studied matter last week with a fun, gooey science experiment. Students made Oobleck, a material made from cornstarch and water. The material gets its name from the Dr. Seuss book “Bartholomew and the Oobleck” where a gooey green substance falls from the sky and wreaks havoc. “It’s a solid …

Architectural Designers Visit Class

Schalmont High School students in Civil Engineering and Architecture enjoyed an opportunity to learn recently from two Architectural Designers during a class visit. Deanna Campchero and Trey Graham from C2 Design Group in Glenville visited students where they shared designs of projects the firm has done and talked about their day-to-day work. Students asked great …

Seniors Read to Jefferson Students

Jefferson Elementary students enjoyed a special surprise Thursday when a group of Schalmont seniors visited to read to them throughout the day. The High School English Honor Society spent the day as peer mentors in the school library where they read to younger students and listened to older students as they read. Both seniors and …

Kindergartners Celebrate 100th Day of School

Jefferson Elementary kindergartners celebrated the 100th day of school Wednesday with lots of 100-based learning activities and of course lots of smiles! More photos  

MS Celebrates 1,000 Days of Learning

Schalmont Middle School’s 5th grade celebrated the 1,000th day of learning Wednesday, creating a paper chain of 1,000 things they have learned since starting school in kindergarten. Students in some classes also enjoyed 1,000-based classroom activities such as math exercises, puzzles and physical activities. “We are 1,000 days smarter!” said Teacher Ms. Scotti. More photos

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