November 29, 2015
Jonathan Burns, Principal
970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0450
Acadia Mentor Program’s Thanksgiving Feast. Students and their mentors prepared the meal together and then enjoyed the dinner.
At the Acadia Student Council Fall Festival Dance, students donated canned goods for the CAPTAINS Food Pantry.
Acadia's Black and Orange Dance
RPI Engineering Ambassadors provide
lessons and hands-on activities to Tech 8 students to
promote engineering. The two workshops were:
Snowboarding – A look at the science and materials behind designing snowboards. Students create a model snowboard then test it on a replica of a ski mountain.
Robotics – Students learn how engineers apply science and mathematical algorithms to program robots that navigate around obstacles.
Acadia students enjoying the day in Halloween costumes.
Shen middle schools held a Career Day for 8th graders.
Students in Acadia Library use their devices to download ebooks and audiobooks. 
Students use chrome books in Acadia Library to practice database research and catalog skills. 
The Middle School Technology Committee would like to invite each of you to the 2nd annual Middle School Technology Night on Thursday October 22nd, 6:30-8:00, starting in the Gowana Auditorium. We would like to request that everyone register online for this informative evening. Go to http://bit.ly/1RkU6Tq for the Middle School Technology Night Registration Form! Please come join us and become more familiar with how your child is learning in classrooms that use a variety of computer technology for direct instruction and the ancillary software sites that support their learning. Our team is eagerly waiting to present to you with the latest classroom technology that your children are using each day in the middle school (Chromebooks, BYOD, Google Drive, School Network, Parent / Student Portal, etc). No prior knowledge of technology or materials are necessary for this evening.
First week of school at Acadia.
11/11/15 - Veterans Day, No School
11/26/15-11/27/15 - Thanksgiving Recess - No School
12/24/15-1/1/16 - Winter Recess - No School
1/16/16 - Community Conversations, 9:30 am, Gowana Cafe.
1/18/16 - 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