Edmund J. O'Neal Middle School of Excellence News

Changes at O'Neal

July 23, 2020

Starting with this new school year, fewer students will be enrolled at Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence.  All sixth grades will move to North Alba...

The following message is from Principal David Bernsley: Dear Families of Excellence, I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. I am writing to tell you about Edmund ...

The following message is from Edmund J. O'Neal Middle School of Excellence Principal David Bernsley. It also was mailed home as a letter to families. Dear Parents and Car...

Keeping it clean

March 6, 2020

The City School District of Albany has made it a top priority to control the spread of illness in all our buildings, and on Friday maintenance staff were hard at work cleaning a...

It pays to have perfect attendance at O’Neal Middle School. On Tuesday, 55 students who didn’t miss a day of school during February were rewarded with a yummy bre...

The award-winning Albany High School Theatre Ensemble will present the Broadway hit Cabaret, with shows Thursday, March 12 through Sunday, March 15. Performances will be at 7...

March is "Fine Arts in Our Schools Month" in the City School District of Albany, and you can experience the talents of our students in a variety of exhibits, conc...

On Wednesday, Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School recognized the contributions of African-Americans throughout history and celebrated their own “Hidden Figures” dur...

Great grades make a difference at O’Neal Middle School, and on Tuesday the 57 students who made second-quarter honor roll received breakfast and a certificate at a special...

Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence sixth grade reading teacher Victoria DeGouff helped her students create some hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering a...

The City School District of Albany will have half-days of school on April 28 and June 23 to meet the requirements of New York’s new Paid Voting Leave Law. The law allow...

We celebrate good behavior

February 3, 2020

O'Neal Middle School students who met behavior expectations in January finished off their month and week on Friday with fun and games at a PBIS Winter Wonderland Celebration...

Former New York First Lady Matilda Raffa Cuomo, wife of the late Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, met with administrators at Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence on Friday to ...

Isaac Allen’s spelling ability is out of this G-A-L-A-X-Y. That’s the word the Stephen and Harriet Myers Middle School eighth-grader spelled correctly to clinch t...

The City School District of Albany’s four middle schools, Albany International Center and Tony Clement Center for Education all will dismiss early on Wednesday, Jan. 15 an...

Welcome to 2020!

January 2, 2020

Welcome to the year 2020!   We look forward to continuing our work on equity in education. Please take a moment to view this message from Superintendent Kaweeda G. Adams...

Happy Holidays!

December 20, 2019

Happy Holidays from all of us here at the City School District of Albany! What's open and when All City School District of Albany schools will be closed for holiday ...

Talk about all-around learning. Sixth graders in Victoria DeGouff’s and Erin Speed’s classes at O’Neal Middle School on Thursday showed the connections amon...

Survey deadline extended!

December 18, 2019

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...

Our winter concert

December 17, 2019

Visit our district Facebook page to view photos from our Dec. 17 winter concert here at O'Neal Middle School! (A Facebook account is not necessary to view the photos. A w...

As part of our ongoing effort to provide our families and employees with timely and accurate information during urgent safety- and weather-related events, the City School Distri...

‘Tis the season for holiday concerts, and there are many opportunities in December to experience the talents of City School District of Albany musicians. Here’s w...

Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School of Excellence eighth-grader LaTonya Stewart got a room full of people to clap along to and sing “Lean On Me” on Tuesday at a rib...

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...