April 27, 2015

Jonathan Burns, Principal

970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0450

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Acadia Middle School building

Acadia is one of three middle schools located on the main campus. It opened in 1953. The three middle schools buildings are attached and share core areas such as gym, libraries, etc., however, they function as separate schools.

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Posted 4/22/15Bingo For Books Fundraiser

The Acadia National Junior Honor Society raised $500 for textbooks for students in Uganda through a Bingo for Books fundraiser. NJHS members donated money as well as the prizes which included 70+ cakes/cupcakes. [MOREMore photos]

Posted 4/8/15RPI visit

In March, a group of Acadia 8th-grade girls from team 8-2 went to meet with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at RPI for a day of tours, Q&A sessions, and a STEM activity involving liquid nitrogen. Acadia's annual 7th-grade Dodgeball Tournament

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Acadia's annual 7th-grade Dodgeball Tournament  [MOREMore photos]

Posted 4/8/15Acadia's Lock In

Acadia Team 7-2 had another successful fundraising campaign this year, raising $4,500 for Niemann-Pick Type C research, in support of JP Honsinger and his family. The kids celebrated their successes with an evening lock-in full of food, games and fun.  [MOREMore photos]

Posted 3/24/15Acadia Library’s community puzzle brings tri-building students together.

Acadia Library’s community puzzle brings tri-building students together. [MOREMore photos]


Posted 3/17/15JT Sterle

On March 21, Acadia 7th-grade student JT Sterle will be performing at the American Protégé International Competition Winners’ Concert. The American Protégé has various international competitions and receives thousands of competitive applicants from around the world via video submission, all of which must be unedited. The piano competition requires two repertoires and all have to be played from memory. JT has won 2nd place two years in a row. The Shenendehowa Fine Arts program sends its congratulations to JT on this incredible distinction.

Posted 3/11/15Algebra Honors Math

Algebra Honors students using the Chromebooks to complete their group statistics project.

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Open Mic EventAcadia students beat the winter blues with a hot open mic event in the Acadia cafeteria. Talent ranged from karoke to juggling! Good times were had by all!

Posted 3/11/15Invention Day

Acadia’s Team 7-2 enjoyed an Invention Day. Whether working independently or collaborating as a group, students identified a problem, designed a solution or improvement to a solution, researched an idea to make sure that it hadn’t been invented yet, and then prepared a poster to display the invention. [MOREMore photos]

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4/22/15 - NYS Math Assessment Gr. 3-8, thru 4/24

4/24/15 - Science and Health Discovery Night, 6:30pm, HSE

4/25/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30a.m., Acadia

4/30/15 - MS/HS Report Cards Distributed

5/1/15 - MS Tribuilding Gr. 8 Dance, 7pm, Green Gym

5/5/15 - Acadia Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, Cafe

5/7/15 - Koda Gr. 5 Orientation, 6:30pm, MS Aud.

5/12/15 - Budget Hearing, 7pm, Gowana Library

5/16/15 - Community Conversation, 9:30am, Cheryl's Lodge

5/19/15 - School District Budget Vote, 7am-9pm, Gowana Gym

5/20/15 - NYS Science Performance Assessment Gr. 4/8

5/25/15 - Memorial Day, No School

6/1/15 - NYS Science Written Assessment, Gr. 4/8

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