William S. Hackett Middle School News

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look at a typical day of learning in Kerstin House’s eighth grade English Language Arts (ELA) class at William S. Hackett Middle...

Wintry weather reminders

November 5, 2019

With the leaves and the temperatures both falling, it’s time to start planning ahead for wintry weather and the possibility of school closings or delays.  The City...

Check out the new look for the City School District of Albany's quarterly newsletter “Capital Education.” The fall edition is available online now.  P...

Safety update for families

October 31, 2019

I am writing to inform you that the Albany Police Department is investigating an incident involving a 12-year-old boy that occurred earlier this week on South Manning Boulevard....

As the City School District of Albany continues to work through the review process that the State Education Department requires of our schools, we are interested in your input a...

School safety update

October 21, 2019

Albany police on Monday arrested a 17-year old in connection with his Sunday Facebook post indicating that he would be involved in a shooting at Albany High School. City Scho...

Applications are available for the lottery to determine placement in Albany High School’s four academies for the 2020-21 school year.     You can download an ...

Help keep our kids warm! The City of Albany and other community partners on Wednesday announced the 2019 Cash for Coats Drive, an initiative to collect money to buy new winte...

Congratulations to seventh grader Daaron Harrell, who proudly represents Hackett Middle School in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Daaron was recognized at a special...

Congratulations to eighth grader Adela Hoxha, who proudly represents Hackett Middle School in the district's 2019-20 wall calendar. Adela was recognized at a special rece...

Falcon diver soars in Section 2

September 24, 2019

Varsity Falcon diver Anna Flanders earned the top score in Section 2 to win the Skidmore Invitational on Sept. 21! The William S. Hackett Middle School eighth-grader is now r...

The City School District of Albany is making it easier for English language learners and schools to communicate with each other. Starting this school year, all schools have a...

Dads Take Your Child to School Day was especially meaningful for Germaine Montes, who took his daughters to school on Tuesday at Philip Schuyler Achievement Academy and had a su...

A Friday treat from our PTA

September 13, 2019

Big thanks to our PTA, who welcomed students back with their annual cookout on Sept. 13, adding a little something extra to regular lunch shifts with food hot off the grill...

Cheering on our students

September 13, 2019

Staff at William S. Hackett Middle School lined the front steps of the building to cheer on students as they entered during our Sept. 13 “clap-in.”  “C...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look inside the first day of school for eighth-graders and returning seventh-graders at William S. Hackett Middle School on Sept. 9. N...

Visit our district Facebook page to take a look inside the first day of school for new sixth- and seventh-graders at William S. Hackett Middle School on Sept. 6. (A Facebook ...

Welcome to the 2019-20 school year! Whether your family is returning to the City School District of Albany or joining us for the first time, we are excited to greet you and g...

A new look for our site

September 4, 2019

Welcome to the new albanyschools.org! We have completely redesigned and dramatically updated our website to provide our students, families, faculty and staff, and community m...

The City School District of Albany has put some new practices in place for the start of the 2019-20 school year to help our middle and high school students get comfortable in th...

A broad coalition of students, parents and community partners joined Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams at a news conference on Tuesday to support the City School District of Alban...

2019-20 Code of Conduct

August 19, 2019

The City School District of Albany’s 2019-20 Student Code of Conduct is a resource for students, staff, families and community members – everyone that has a stake in...

Supply lists for the upcoming 2019-20 school year are now available. If you have any questions about your child's supply list, please feel free to contact their school. ...

Friday, Jan. 11 was a docile day at William S. Hackett Middle School. D-O-C-I-L-E, that is. Correctly stating those six letters earned Pine Hills Elementary School’s Jonah...

Nine City School District of Albany schools, including Albany High School and William S. Hackett Middle School, have been identified in Good Standing based on their overall acad...