Colorful Chemistry Lab Lesson

Chemistry lab offered some colorful learning last week as High School students in Ms. Pris’ classes made density columns by layering liquids such as syrup, water and rubbing alcohol. By carefully pouring the liquids with different densities, students were able to make colorful layers and record their observations. See more photos on our Flickr page.

Author Talks Writing with Students

Dozens of Schalmont High School students explored the writing process with published author Emma Kress this week who visited the library for an interactive writing workshop. Students from Creative Writing, Film & Literature, Introspection, and English Honor Society shared their ideas with each other as they discussed story structures, characters, and compelling situations. A former …

Field Trip to Howe’s Cave

Students in 8th and 9th grade science classes enjoyed some hands-on learning last week when they visited Howe’s Cave and Cave House Museum! See more photos on our Flickr page.

Congrats Boys Tennis Seniors!

Congratulations to our Varsity Boys Tennis Team seniors and their families who were honored this week at Senior Night! Thank you for all your hard work, dedication and representing Schalmont so proudly! David Cafarelli Angelo DellaPorta Evan Krenav Abdul Memon Noah O’Connor Kenneth Shear Aidyn Soehl

Senior Joins CTE Signing Day

Schalmont senior Nicholas Decker joined other Career and Technical Education students Tuesday for a National Signing Day, where he signed a letter of intent to work for his family’s business Decker’s Pondscapes. Similar to Signing Days for athletes who commit to play college sports, the Signing Day held at Capital Region BOCES celebrated soon-to-be graduates …

1st Place for Student Musicians

Schalmont’s Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble took 1st place with superior ratings at last weekend’s Festival of Music Competition in Agawam, Massachusetts! The Concert Choir also took home the Best Overall Choir Award! Congratulations!

Congrats Varsity Softball Seniors!

Congratulations to Alana Judeikis, Marissa Phillips and Maggie Raymond who were honored along with their families at Friday’s Varsity Softball Senior Day! Thank you for all your hard work and representing Schalmont so proudly!  See more photos on our Flickr page.


Students in Mrs. Casalinuovo’s Introduction to Engineering and Design classes enjoyed a recent field trip to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute for a STEM Day! “Our engineering ambassadors constructed the day around the theme of chemical and polymer sciences,” explained Mrs. Casalinuovo. “Topics included creating polymers, applications of chemical changes, and stress strain applications on materials. Students …

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