Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School
Elbel Court, Albany, NY 12209
(click here for directions)
Ed. D., Principal
Jones-Oliver, 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.
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 21
-- School budget vote.
Polls open 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
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Tuesday, May 21 --
Talent Show, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, May 24 --
Unused snow day,
Monday, May 27
-- Memorial Day, no school
Monday, June 3
-- New York state written science exam for
Wednesday, June 5
-- Grade 6 Orientation/Information Night,
Thursday, June 6
-- Spring Concert, 7 p.m.
Friday, June 14
-- Grade 8 Dance, 7-9:30 p.m.
-- PTSA meeting, 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 20
-- Last day of school for
a great summer!
Friday, June 21
-- Grade 8 Moving-Up Ceremony,
News and information
Myers takes a stand against bullying --
Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School
said “NO!” to bullying during a weeklong series of
events and activities designed to give students a
better understanding of what bullying is, how it
affects everyone involved and what they can do to
teacher gets a big suprise (the good kind!)
-- Breton Teresi looked
puzzled when Principal Kimberly Wilkins, Ed.D., made an
unscheduled stop in her fourth-period English class
at Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School on Oct.
2. Confusion gave way to surprise, then tears, when
Dr. Wilkins told Teresi that she had just won more than
$1,000 worth of school supplies through OfficeMax’s
Adopt A Classroom program. Dr. Wilkins nominated Teresi
for the award more than a year ago because of
Teresi’s dedication to her students, her creativity
in the classroom and the positive energy and
attitude she brings to Myers every day. (MORE)
crew sets sail aboard historic ship --
students and a teacher from Stephen and Harriet
Myers Middle School returned Tuesday from their
six-day voyage on the Hudson River, where they lived
and worked as 17th-century sailors. Crew members
pictured at right include, from left to right,
eighth-graders Kyle Pearlman, Laura Bulmer, teacher
Larry Drew, Aaron Shields and Alexis Kittel. The
crew also was composed of students from other area
middle schools and a Dutch university. (MORE)
2012-13 school supply
lists -- Click the following links to
download the supply lists for the 2011-12 school
Summer reading list
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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
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.
graduating from the following elementary schools will attend Myers
School of Humanities (ASH)
Memorial Elementary School
Montessori Magnet School
Hills Elementary School
Visit the Middle School Enrollment section for more