Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School
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read the most recent Myers newsletter
Elbel Court, Albany, NY 12209
(click here for directions)
Phone: (518) 475-6425
Fax: (518) 475-6427
Jennifer Chatain, Principal
Timitra Rose, Assistant Principal
Planning with our students for Friday activities
and Harriet Myers Middle School students who would like
to participate in the school's activities related to the
National School Walkout on Friday will have
opportunities to sign up during their lunch periods
Thursday and during school breakfast Friday.
Students must sign up in advance at
one of these times to be able to participate in the
school's activities Friday.
Principal Jennifer Chatain and
her staff have been working together with student
leaders from the Myers Allies group to plan activities
for Friday afternoon during eighth period. Please
click here to read a letter that Chatain
sent home with all students Wednesday.
"It is our goal to ensure that these activities are both
appropriate within the context of national events, and
safe for our entire school community," Chatain said. "We
value these opportunities to provide all of our students
educational experiences that help them learn to advocate
for the social and civic topics they value, both now and
in the future."
that if you do not want your child to participate in
Friday afternoon’s activities you can contact Assistant
Principal Lisa House by 10 a.m. Friday at (518) 475-6425
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 day begins:
School day ends:
and sports programs end: 4 or 5 p.m., depending
on the program.
Tuesday, May 15
Thursday, April 19 -- Teen
Night, 6-8 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 25 --
Parent University, Topic: Family Time: Why It's
Important and How to Make It Happen, 5:30-7
Tuesday, May 1
-- New York State math exams
- Wednesday, May 2 -- New
York State math exams
- Thursday, May 3 -- New York
State math exams
Monday, May 21 -- PTSA
meeting, 6:30 p.m.Wednesday, May 23
-- Spring Concert, 6:30 p.m.
Monday, May 28 -- Memorial Day, no
- Superintendent's Conference Day, no
school for students
BUDGET VOTE AND BOARD ELECTIONS
2017-18 news and
Listening to our
On March 14, students at Albany High School and the
City School District of Albany's three middle
schools joined their peers nationwide in coming
together to advocate for school safety and to honor
the memory of the 17 people who lost their lives in
last month's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. (MORE)
Albany High 2018-19 course books to be distributed Jan.
Eighth-grade students received Albany High School course listing books in
homeroom on Thursday, Jan. 4 and Friday, Jan. 5.
Students, please review the course books to prepare
for upcoming appointments to plan your schedule for
the next school year. Click on the highlighted text
a snapshot of next year's course offerings or to
the full course catalogue.
You also can view information
here about Albany High's "Seal of Biliteracy"
program for students that can speak, understand and
write in more than one language.
Modified winter sports practice schedules
Nov. 13-17: Practice started Monday, Nov.
13 for modified winter sports (grades 7-8).
Please visit our Athletics section for schedules
during the first week of practice.
Welcome to the new school year!
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
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.
graduating from the following elementary schools attend Myers
School of Humanities (ASH)
Memorial Elementary School
Montessori Magnet School
Hills Elementary School