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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: 475-6425

Fax: 475-6427

Web site: http://myers.albany.k12.ny.us

 

Kimberly Wilkins, Ed. D., Principal

E-mail: kwilkins@albany.k12.ny.us

Marilyn Jones-Oliver, Assistant Principal

E-mail: mjones-oliver@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.

 

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, Sept. 4 -- First day of school.

News and information

  • District makes AP honor roll -- The City School District of Albany has made the annual Advanced Placement honor roll, one of only two districts in the Capital Region and 477 in the U.S. and Canada to receive the distinction. The Advanced Placement (AP) program provides high-school students with academically demanding college-level courses and exams that in some cases earn college credit. (MORE)

  • Myers musicians to be on 'Albany Tempo Spectrum' -- Myers students will help kick off the holiday music season with appearances on Channel Albany/Channel 18's "Albany Tempo Spectrum" program, hosted by Donald "The Soul Man" Hyman. Pictured at right, from left to right are teacher Sue Roberts, students Matthew Rivera, Quentin Rodriguez, Maura Palden, Esmeralda Jones, Alexa Kosinski, Arianna Brooks, Saquan Malloy and Alison Nakai-Lackey and music teacher Minitria Slade. Also participating in the performance but not pictured are teacher Scott Kiernan and students Alexus Perez, Drelle Nzabi-Bongo, Ciarrah Virrey and Ferit Brace. The program will air Dec. 2 at 7 p.m., Dec. 5 at 7 p.m., Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

  • New community centers bolster students and families -- The City School District of Albany has partnered with the State University of New York’s Office of the Education Pipeline and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Albany to provide new after-school programs for 400 students, including 50 from Myers Middle School. (MORE)

  • Applications available for 2014-15 Albany High School academy lottery -- Applications are now available for the lottery to determine placement in Albany High School's four academies for the 2014-15 school year. Albany High has four academies, each with its own theme: Citizenship, Discovery, Leadership and Innovation. These physically smaller learning environments are designed to help students feel connected, involved and engaged. Students are assigned to each academy through a lottery they are encouraged to enter. The lottery is open to all incoming freshmen, new students and current Albany High students wishing to change academies. An application has been mailed to the home of each current eighth-grader; you also can click here for an application. Additional applications are available from your child's guidance counselor and at Central Registration, 75 Watervliet Ave. The deadline to apply is Nov. 18, and the lottery will be held Dec. 5.

  • Top teachers get Golden Apples -- The City School District of Albany celebrated 15 top teachers Oct. 23 at the 2013 Golden Apple Awards. (MORE)

  • District launches new monthly TV program -- The City School District of Albany is launching a new monthly television program on Channel Albany/Channel 18, one of the city’s new public-access channels. The first edition of “Capital Education” airs Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. (MORE)

  • Voyage makes sailors out of students -- Five landlubbers from Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School stepped aboard a sailing vessel in Verplanck on Friday the 13th. When they docked in Albany six days later, they were old salts. (MORE)

  • Click here to visit the City School District of Albany's Photo Gallery.

Absence from school
If your child is absent from school for any reason, call the school at 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 middle-school students. Students from designated elementary schools are assigned to either Myers Middle School or William S. Hackett Middle School. Each school has about 650 students.

 

Students in the elementary program at North Albany Academy continue on in that school's middle-level program, which serves about 150 students in grades 6-8.

 

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

  • Albany School of Humanities (ASH)

  • Giffen Memorial Elementary School

  • Montessori Magnet School

  • Pine Hills Elementary School

  • Schuyler Achievement Academy

  • Sheridan Preparatory Academy

Visit the Middle School Enrollment section for more information. 

 

 

 

 
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