Spirit Day at Jefferson Elementary (Photos)

Jefferson Elementary students celebrated the second week of the March Madness Tournament of Books last Thursday with a Sports Team/Spirit Day! Students wore their favorite team’s shirts or school spirit attire as a fun way to build excitement for the challenge where classes vote for their favorite books. Thank you to the Schalmont/Jefferson Elementary PTO …

Kindergarten Orientation – April 4

Jefferson Elementary will hold a Kindergarten Orientation Presentation Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. in the school play area for parents and guardians of children who will be kindergartners in the fall. If you have not registered your child for kindergarten, please contact Donna Notar at 518-355-9200 ext. 4005 or dnotar@schalmont.net as soon as possible. …

Cozy Day at Jefferson Elementary!

Jefferson Elementary students celebrated the first week of the March Madness Tournament of Books with a Cozy Day Thursday! Students wore pajamas, sweats, or their favorite comfortable clothes as a fun way to build excitement for the month long challenge where classes vote for their favorite books. Thank you to the PTO for organizing such …

Bus Safety Reminders at Jefferson

Jefferson Elementary students learned some important bus safety reminders last week when members of the Transportation Department visited students. Each year, the Transportation Department talks with students about how to be safe on and off the bus. Judging by their responses to a bus safety quiz, students are well aware of the rules. “If the …

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!

Register Kindergartners for Fall

Schalmont encourages families with children who will attend kindergarten in the fall to please register them as soon as possible. Children must be 5 years old by December 1 to attend kindergarten this fall. To register your child, please make an appointment with Donna Notar¬† in the District Office by calling 518-355-9200 ext. 4005 or …

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 …

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 …

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