Student Recognized for Helping Classmate

Schalmont could not be prouder of 8th grader Rosemary Harrington who was recognized Thursday for her incredibly quick response to helping a classmate during a recent medical event in school. Rosemary was given a Making a Difference Award from the Rotterdam Police Department Police Benevolent Association after she immediately sought help for a classmate who …

Peter Gorman Is Spelling Bee Champ

Congratulations to 5th grader Peter Gorman III who won this year’s Middle School Spelling Bee Wednesday evening, correctly spelling the final word “tenets”. The competition lasted 18 rounds with 7th grader Liam Anderson finishing second. Peter will represent Schalmont in the 2023 Capital Region Spelling Bee. “Congratulations to all who participated. You are to be …

Math Olympics in Algebra 1 Class

Schalmont Middle School students enjoyed a fun math lesson last week as Ms. Gandrow’s Algebra 1 class participated in a Math Olympics. Students took turns competing in events such as speed walking, broad jump, jump rope and eating Starburst candies while recording their results. “Students collected real-life data to be used in class as they …

Congratulations to Future City Team!

Congratulations to Schalmont Middle School’s Future City Team who earned three trophies this past weekend at the Regional Future City Competition in Albany! Students won Best Design and Construction of a Bridge, Best Green Architecture, and Best Use of Innovation in Transportation. Future City is a competition that challenges students to use their creative and …

Grade 5 Band Rehearses (Photos)

Grade 5 band students worked hard Tuesday rehearsing for the Grade 5 Winter Concert, which features band and chorus. Great job students! We know our community will enjoy your performance! More photos

MS Students Prepare for Concert

Schalmont Middle School students have been busy this week preparing for the Grade 7 & 8 Winter Concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the High School auditorium. We invite our community to come out and enjoy all their hard work for our first concert of the holiday season! More photos

Students Make Slime in Physical Science

  Schalmont 8th graders in Physical Science class made slime this week to demonstrate physical and chemical properties and changes. “It was a gooey great time. A few students became slime experts and made slime for my daughter as well,” said Science Teacher Mrs. Bryson.

Students Donate Cake Mixes for Thanksgiving

Concerned for the Hungry, Inc., a volunteer organization fighting hunger in Schenectady County, received 585 boxes of cake mixes for their Thanksgiving food baskets thanks to Schalmont Middle School students. The National Junior Honor Society organized the annual cake mix drive after asking the organization how they could help. Last week, volunteers from the organization …

Congrats 1st Quarter Sabre Citizens!

Schalmont Middle School held a Sabre Citizen 1st Quarter Award Breakfast Monday to recognize students who have a good attitude, are enthusiastic and put forth a good effort. Faculty and staff nominate students for the awards each quarter and students enjoy a special breakfast during first period where they can spend time with friends. Congratulations …

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