Open House is September 19

Dear Parents and Guardians: This year we are hosting our Open House on Thursday, September 19, from 6-7:30 p.m..   The past few years we have modified our evening based on parent and teacher feedback to make the night as efficient as possible.  Also, the format was designed for families who have multiple students in the …

Upcoming guidance events

Welcome back to Schalmont High School! The Guidance Department has several upcoming events for our students: September 18, 6 p.m.:  Financial Aid Seminar in the High School Auditorium September 25, 6:30-8 p.m.: College Fair in the gymnasium October 16: Juniors will be able to take the PSAT, sign up by October 4 in the Guidance …

NAtional Honor Society applications due by Oct. 21

Membership in the National Honor Society is both an honor and a responsibility.  Students selected for membership are expected to continue to demonstrate the qualities of scholarship, service, leadership and character. Only active members have a voice and vote in chapter affairs.  Active members become graduate members at graduation. Learn more and download the requisite …

Tax payment deadline extended

Due to a delay in mailing tax bills, the payment dates for 2019 Schalmont Tax Bills have been extended. School tax collections will be from Sept. 7 through Oct. 7, 2019, without penalty. A 2% penalty will be added from Oct. 8 through Oct. 31, 2018. Do not send payments after Oct. 31, 2018. They …

Principal Abbasi leaving Schalmont in October, interim will be appointed

Parents and Guardians: I am writing to you with bittersweet news. High School Principal Imran Abbasi has accepted the position of Director of World Languages, English as a New Language and Social Studies at the Niskayuna Central School District, effective October 7. In the coming weeks, we will appoint an interim principal and conduct a …

This 2019 graduate ‘dug’ his learning and now has a safety net for the future

 You could say 2019 Schalmont High School graduate Cole Cookingham really “dug” his time at Capital Region BOCES. The Heavy Equipment/Commercial Construction graduate has a passion for using heavy equipment, but that is not necessarily his career plan – at least for now. Cookingham will attend Hudson Valley Community College in the fall for a …

Fall sports dates

Dust off your cleats, fall sports start soon! JV & Varsity Girls’ JV & Varsity Soccer- Mon 8/19- 8:00-10:00 am (HS Practice Field) 4:00-6:00 pm (HS Practice Field) Boys’ JV & Varsity Soccer- Mon 8/19- 8:00-10:00 am (HS Practice Field) 4:00-6:00 pm (HS Practice Field) Varsity/JV Cross Country- Mon 8/19- 11:00 am (HS Gym Lobby) …

SUNY SCCC grads welcome Schalmont P-TECH students to college life

They may only be freshmen in high school, but two-dozen students in the innovative Capital Region BOCES Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) got a head start on their college education on Tuesday as they heard tips on how to survive college life from SUNY Schenectady County Community College graduates. While the presentation …

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