July 30, 2015
Jonathan Burns, Principal
970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0450
Acadia’s grade 7/8 Memorial Day trip to Washington, D.C. Students recited the speech of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I Have a Dream” at the Lincoln Memorial.
Acadia team 7-1 held a ropes course and community service day in May. Rotations of small groups worked on cooperation and teamwork while on the ropes course and a community clean-up with groups cleaning the campus trails and around buildings.
Acadia Middle School had four of the 25 finalists for the
Invention Convention 2015:
Katie Gargano for Got Mail!, Katie Roche for Booklight Glasses, Ashley Shields for Ice Tape & Get a Grip! String Instruments and Matthew Van Dusen for Page Pedal. A reception and awards ceremony for Invention Convention 2015 was held in May at miSci, the Museum of Innovation and Science, during which 100 student inventors were celebrated as semi-finalists, and 25 students were announced as finalists; the finalists are pictured here with the event’s guest speaker General Electric (GE) Optical Engineer Mark Cheverton and representatives from some of the event’s sponsors: Matt Brockbank, Quirky; Peter Dorgan, M&T Bank; Susan Farley, Heslin, Rothenberg, Farley & Mesiti; Tobi Saulnier, 1st Playable Productions; Ricki Shapiro, GE; Benny Smith, Price Chopper. The honored inventors were chosen from more than 1,174 submissions from 41.
2015 Summer Walk-Through Schedule
9/3/2015 - Superintendent's Conference Day, No Classes
9/8/2015 - First Day of Classes K-12
9/23/2015 - Yom Kippur, 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