Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School
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Elbel Court, Albany, NY 12209
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Panetta, Interim Principal
Timitra Rose, Assistant Principal
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.
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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.
New assistant principal joins
John C. Powell, an experienced administrator and
teacher, is a new assistant principal at Stephen and
Harriet Myers Middle School.
Powell spent the last 16 years in the Stillwater Central
School District. He began his career there as an
elementary school teacher in 2002 and five years later
became an assistant principal, serving in the district's
elementary, middle and high schools. He served as
principal at Stillwater Elementary School until
recently. While a principal, his building and the
district in general saw impressive gains in student
performance on state exams that measure proficiency in
English and math skills. Before his work in Stillwater,
he taught special education in South Glens Falls and at
the Wildwood School in Latham.
He is certified as a school building leader, a special
education teacher and an elementary teacher. His first
day at Myers was Nov. 28.
School day begins:
School day ends:
and sports programs end: 4 or 5 p.m., depending
on the program.
- Tuesday, Sept. 5 --
First day of school
- Wednesday, Sept. 13 --
Garden Party, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Tuesday, Sept. 19 --
Dads' Breakfast, 8-9 a.m.
- Wednesday, Sept. 20 --
Parent University, 5:30-7 p.m.
- Thursday, Sept. 21 --
Rosh Hashana, no school
- Friday, Sept. 22
- Superintendent's Conference Day,
no school for students
- Hall of Fame Dinner and Inductions,
Italian-American Community Center, 6:30 p.m.
- Saturday, Sept. 23
- Wall of Fame Ceremony, Albany
High School, 11 a.m.
- Homecoming Parade, Albany High
- Homecoming Game, Albany High
School, 1:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Sept. 24
- Falcon 5K, Washington Park,
- Fun Run, Washington Park, 10:30
- Monday, Sept. 25 --
PTSA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
2017-18 news and
The first day of
school is Tuesday, Sept. 5.
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
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