December 19, 2014
Jonathan Burns, Principal
970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0450
Acadia sixth graders in Critical Inquiry are studying justice and learned about Youth Court from Supervisor Phil Barrett, Councilwoman Amy Standaert, Youth Court Coordinator Sandy Roth, and Youth Court Director Kindra McHale. The students recently read an article in class about the benefits of Youth Court in cutting down the recidivism of crime in teens.
Acadia’s 7th grade winter chorus concert.
The University of the State of New York Education Department recognized Acadia Middle School for having the highest achievement in the state with no significant gaps in student achievement and as such, has been recognized by the NYS Education Department as a “Reward School.”
Acadia team 8-1 had a fantastic team day outing at Wonder Works!
The Acadia Mentor-Mentee Program prepares a delicious pre-Thanksgiving feast after school in the FACS cooking room! 
The Acadia International Food Fest will be held on March 26 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Acadia's Team 6-2 made a large donation to Karyl's Kupboard, Captain's food bank.
The Tri-building Talent Show now has a webpage, go to the Extra-curricular Club page for the link.
Acadia Team 6-2 spends an adventured filled day out on Shenendehowa’s low ropes course. Students worked together to problem solve and team-build, as they faced challenges and took risks.
Acadia students participating in the middle schools Olweus Bully Prevention Program, where students and select faculty and staff meet bi-monthly to explore ways to reduce bullying incidents. 
NJHS Pink Day for Breast Cancer
Acadia Yearbook Club students already working hard on the 2014-15 yearbook! 
The Acadia Mentor Club had a wonderful time canoeing on Round Lake! 
Mark your calendars for March 26 when Acadia will host its second annual International Food Festival! Last year was much fun – and delicious – and we look forward to another night where we celebrate Acadia and the world’s diversity thru a sharing of international cuisine. More details to follow as we get closer to the actual event.
Acadia 7th graders enjoying a beautiful day at the Bronx Zoo!
Acadia students had a great time dancing at Acadia’s Welcome Back Dance! 
Opening day at Acadia! 
11/27/14-11/28/14 - Thanksgiving Recess, No School
12/25/14 - Christmas, No School
12/24/14-1/2/15 - Winter Recess, No School
1/1/15 - New Year's Day - No School
1/17/15 - Community Conversation with Superintendent, 9:30am, Arongen
1/19/15-Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No School
Grade 6, Team 1:Home Page
Grade 6, Team 2: Home Page
Grade 6: Critical Inquiry
Grade 7, Team 1:Home Page
Grade 7, Team 2:Home Page
Grade 8, Team 1:Home Page
Grade 8, Team 2:Home Page
AIS Math - Miss Priester
UNIFIED ART TEACHERS:
Mr. McQuade, 6th-grade Physical Education