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Myers Middle School

Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School

Grades 6-8

 

100 Elbel Court, Albany, NY 12209 (click here for directions)

Phone: (518) 475-6425

Fax: (518) 475-6427

 

Malik Jones, Principal

Email: mjones@albany.k12.ny.us

Allisen Brodie, Assistant Principal

Email: abrodie@albany.k12.ny.us

Lisa House, Assistant Principal

Email: lhouse@albany.k12.ny.us

 

 

School times
  • Building opens: 7:40 a.m.

  • Breakfast begins: 7:40 a.m.

  • School day begins: 8 a.m.

  • School day ends: 3 p.m.

  • After-school clubs and sports programs end: 4 or 5 p.m., depending on the program.

Upcoming events
  • Thursday, April 18

    • Parent University, 5:30-7 p.m.

    • PBIS Fun Night, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Friday, April 19-Friday April 26 -- No school, Spring Recess

  • Tuesday, April 30 - Honnor Roll Reception, 8:30 a.m.

  • Wednesday May 1-Thursday, May 2 -- NYS math exams

 

2018-19 news and information
  • Eighth-graders support kindergarten literacy -- Jenna Mosher's students have been visiting with an Albany School of Humanities class to help increase early literacy and literacy confidence. To view photos of the collaboration, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Spring has sprung for The Veggie Project -- Mother Nature finally cooperated and students started planting. To view photos of the club, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Kindness Campaign kick-off -- Sixth-graders signed Kindness Pledges and learned how one act of kindness can have a huge impact. To view photos of the session, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Myers musicians delight ESP -- As part of Music in our Schools month, our amazing student musicians put on an excellent show during the lunch hour at Empire State Plaza. To view photos of the performance, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Opera Saratoga at Myers -- Junior Falcons enjoyed exposure to classical music with imporant message. To view photos of the performance, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Black History Month Celebration -- The message to students and staff was to celebrate diversity every day, not just in February. To view photos of the assembly, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Second-quarter honor roll -- Principal Jones and the guidance department recognized 214 hard-working students. To view photos of the ceremony, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Eighth-grade travels back in time -- New technology brings WWI to life for social studies students. To view photos of the lesson, click here. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • NABSE survey -- During the week of Feb. 11-15, eighth-graders will be asked to participate in the Pipeline for African-American Teachers initiative. Click here for more information from Principal Jones. If necessary, the form must be returned to school no later than Monday, Feb. 11.
  • Teen Night a success at Myers -- Students, staff and administrators enjoyed an evening of fun making memories and friendships. Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Albany County MLK celebration -- Tru'Quan Scott and Miranda Diaz chosen to represent Myers.Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Student government donations -- Myers staff and families support Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless. Check out a Facebook photo album of the collection. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Staff supports Equinox -- Myers teachers and administrators lend helping hands prior to annual community Thanksgiving meal. Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."
  • Early dismissal on Nov. 14 -- Students at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School will dismiss early on Wednesday, Nov. 14 so that all staff may attend professional development training. Click here to learn more in a letter from Principal Malik Jones.
  • Sixth-graders to see schedule change -- Starting Nov. 13, sixth-grade students will see a change in their schedules. The change involves the Computer-Assisted Instruction Class currently offered each day. Click here for more information from Principal Malik Jones.
  • Scheduling changes for students -- Some students at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School had changes in their class schedules beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18. There were changes at all grade levels, but not all students were affected. Please read this letter from Principal Jennifer Chatain, which also was sent home with all students Friday, Sept. 14. All students received a new schedule in school on the morning of Sept. 18, even if their schedule was unchanged. We also sent home a copy of each student's schedule on the afternoon of Sept. 18. Please contact Principal Chatain or your student's guidance counselor if you have any additional questions -- (518) 475-6425.
  • Evening in the Garden -- It was a lovely night celebrating the spectacular Myers garden. Check out a Facebook photo album from the event. You don’t need a Facebook account to view the pictures: A window may display the text “To see more from Albany City Schools on Facebook, log in or create an account,” but you can dismiss it by clicking “not now."

Curriculum guide for middle school

As we start the 2018-19 school year, check out the City School District of Albany’s new middle-school curriculum guide. It’s a comprehensive overview of what students and families can expect in each grade at Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence, Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School and William S. Hackett Middle School.

 

The district has aligned its curriculum and course offerings at all three schools this year. If you were not able to attend the recent orientation programs at each middle school, you can download a guide here or pick one up from your child’s guidance counselor at school.

 

If you have any questions about the middle-school curriculum or experience, please contact your building principal. You also can contact Assistant Superintendent for Secondary Instruction Lori McKenna at (518) 475-6012 or lmckenna@albany.k12.ny.us.

 

About Myers Middle School

The school is named after abolitionists Stephen and Harriet Myers, who lived in Albany from the 1830s through the 1850s. The Myerses played an important role in helping hundreds of African-Americans gain freedom in the Albany area via the Underground Railroad. Click here to learn more.

 

Constructed in 2005 through the City School District of Albany’s facilities project, Myers Middle School is a modern three-story, 140,000-square foot facility. The school contains 24 general-education classrooms, six special-education classrooms, six science rooms with prep space, cutting-edge technology classrooms, modern family and consumer science classrooms, two art classrooms with kiln and storage and music, choral and band room.

 

Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the school at (518) 475-6425 during the morning, and provide a written excuse when your child returns to school.

 

Middle-school enrollment -- Myers feeder schools

The City School District of Albany uses a feeder enrollment model for students at Myers Middle School, Edmund J. O'Neal Middle of Excellence and William S. Hackett Middle School.

 

Students graduating from the following elementary schools attend Myers Middle School:

  • Albany School of Humanities (ASH)

  • Giffen Memorial Elementary School

  • Montessori Magnet School

  • Pine Hills Elementary School

 
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