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Myers Middle School

Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School

Grades 6-8

Click here for 2017-18 school supplies lists

 

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

Phone: 475-6425

Fax: 475-6427

Web site: https://myers.albany.k12.ny.us/Myers_2014/Myers/pages/home.html

 

Michael Panetta, Interim Principal

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

Lisa House, Assistant Principal

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

Timitra Rose, Assistant Principal

E-mail: trose@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.

 

New assistant principal joins Myers team

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 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

  • 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 School, noon
    • Homecoming Game, Albany High School, 1:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, Sept. 24
    • Falcon 5K, Washington Park, 9:30 a.m.
    • Fun Run, Washington Park, 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 25 -- PTSA meeting, 6:30 p.m.

2017-18 news and information

  • 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

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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