Students Bond Over Books

Students from Schalmont High School and Jefferson Elementary bonded over books last week when the English Honor Society visited to read in the school library and classrooms. Each year the English Honor Society visits, spending time with Jefferson students as they pick books, read together, and answer the often random questions younger students have for …

School Spirit Day at JES

Lots of #sabrepride at Jefferson Elementary’s School Spirit Day! View more photos in our Flickr gallery.

2nd Graders Visit Preschoolers

Mrs. Hughes’ 2nd graders visited preschool friends at Our Lady Queen of Peace last week for some fun together! Children decorated donuts with frosting and sprinkles and practiced ball skills such as dribbling, catching, throwing and kicking in the gym. Great job, 2nd graders, for being such great role models!

Spring STEM Fun!

Lots of fun, hands-on learning for Mrs. Melchior’s 1st graders as they enjoyed some Spring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)! “We experimented with magnetism and attraction, buoyancy, motion & design, and chemistry reactions to make a Skittles rainbow!” said Mrs. Melchior. See more photos on our Flickr page.

Bunnies Visit Kindergartners

Mrs. Madej’s kindergartners learned first-hand about rabbits thanks to a visit from Shelby Wimet-Himelrick of Hop on Home Rabbit Sanctuary and two of her fluffy friends! Ms. Wimet-Himelrick read the story “The Bunnies’ Picnic” to students and taught them about the nutrition of rabbits and how it compares to what students eat. “Students asked many …

Agriculture Literacy Week Fun

Mrs. Mankuski’s kindergarten class celebrated Agriculture Literacy Week with some learning, reading and a tasty snack thanks to some special guests! “We were lucky enough to have our homeroom mom, Antonia Giuliano, who works for the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets, as well as a special guest from Cornell Cooperative Extension, come visit our …

Patriotic Day at Jefferson Elementary

Patriotic Day was a hit at Jefferson Elementary Thursday as students dressed up to show their love for the United States! View more photos on our Flickr page.

Hat Day at Jefferson Elementary

There were plenty of smiles for Hat Day at Jefferson Elementary last week! See more photos on our Flickr page.

Sign Up for New Payment System

Schalmont would like to remind our families to please sign up for LINQ Connect, the new payment system for student cafeteria accounts, as MySchoolBucks will no longer work after Friday, March 1. You can sign up for the new system at or by using the LINQ Connect mobile app, which is available in the …

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