Updates from Schalmont

FOOD PICK UP for Schalmont Families

Schalmont will host a food pick-up on Wednesday, July 29th. Families can drive through the High School Bus Circle from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM and pick up non-perishable food items. Masks must be worn while on campus and picking up items. Staff will stay socially distanced while giving food items. 


Did you miss the Yearbook Pick-up Event?

Don’t worry! We are hosting another yearbook pick up for students who ordered them at the following times:

Tuesday, July 28th, 3:00 PM – 7: PM 

Wednesday, July 29th, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

All pickups will be in the New Gym Lobby. Students must wear a mask when coming on campus and must stay socially distanced when picking up your yearbook. 


School Health Updates 

Hello Schalmont community, this is an update on school requirements regarding student Health Exams.  All new students to the district and those entering K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 & 11 must attend and submit a Health (well-child visit) exam form this year.  Health exams are to be completed by an NYS certified physician, physician assistant or nurse practitioner and are valid for 1 year only.  Please send your child’s medical provider signed exam to your school nurse via mail, email, or fax.  Please refer to Schalmont’s website as needed to review this requirement. 

Middle School ONLY

Schalmont Middle school requirements regarding Tdap and Meningococcal vaccinations.  Tdap vaccine is required for school attendance for students 11 years of age.  Please provide proof of immunization or an appointment card for your child’s 11-year-old Immunization appointment to your school nurse.  1 dose of Meningococcal vaccine is required for entrance into 7th and 8th grade.  Please mail, fax, or email your school nurse medical provider signed documentation of these vaccinations.  Please refer to Schalmont’s website as needed for review of this requirement.

High School ONLY

Schalmont High School requirements regarding the meningococcal vaccination.  Those students entering 9th, 10th and 11th grade must show proof of 1 dose of the meningococcal vaccine.  Those students entering grade 12, need to show proof of 2 doses of meningococcal vaccine or 1 dose if dose 1  was received at 16 years of age or older.  Please mail, fax or email your school nurse with medical provider signed documentation of these vaccinations.  Please refer to Schalmont’s website as needed to review this requirement. 

Jefferson Kindergarten students ONLY

Jefferson elementary immunization requirements for school entry.  All Kindergarten students must provide proof of the following immunizations.  

MMR 2 doses

DTap 5 doses or 4 doses if the 4th dose was received at 4 years of age or older

Polio 4 doses or 3 doses if the 3rd dose was received at 4 years of age or older

Hepatitis B 3 doses

Varicella 2 doses

If your child is on a catch-up schedule please contact your school nurse.  The only catch-up schedule accepted by the school is the ACIP schedule.

Please provide signed medical provider documentation to your school nurse via mail, email, or fax. Please refer to Schalmont’s website as needed to review these requirements.


School Re-Opening Updates 

Superintendent Reardon has been hosting a series of CoVideo Chats to talk about various topics with regards to reopening the schools and the continuation of COVID. You can view the updates and more information on the plans and process for re-opening at the following link on our website.

https://www.schalmont.org/reboot/