Welcome to South Orangetown Middle School

Chromebook Handbook for Students and Parents.

In keeping with our security procedures we want to remind anyone who wishes to enter any SOCSD building that you will be required to present a photo ID to the security guard prior to entering.  Your cooperation and understanding is appreciated as the safety of our children is our number one concern.


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Summer Reading List

Attention Athlete’s Who have not yet been cleared for the Fall Athletic Season
The next deadline for Athletic Clearance will be August 18th at TZHS - Nurse’s Office. Check the athletic website for the time. If you miss that deadline there will be another opportunity during the first week of school in September. Athletes who have a physical with their private physician over the summer may drop off the forms in the nurse’s mailbox in the SOMS main office. The SOMS summer office hours are Monday- Thursday 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, and Friday 12:00PM – 2:00 PM

SOMS Washington Trip 2014!

NYS Education Department Designates SOMS a Reward School
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The South Orangetown Middle School has been designated a Reward School for 2013-14 by the NYS Education Department. SOMS, one of twelve schools in the County to receive the designation.

According to NYSED, "Reward Schools are either schools that have made the most progress or schools that have the highest achievement in the state and do not have significant gaps in student achievement." This is the second consecutive year SOMS has received the award.

This is a Different Way to Learn as a Middle Schooler at South Orangetown Middle School with Virtual High School
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Are you interested in learning more about: American Popular Music, Oceanography, the Teenage Brain, Learning to invest in the stock market, Advanced English Literature, Poetry Writing, Fantasy and Science Fiction Short Stories, Literacy Skills for the 21st Century, Web Design, Number Theory, Psychology, Sociology, Meteorology, Mythology and even more?

SOCSD is a member of the VHS Collaborative, a global approach to supplemental online learning. If you are the type of student who is curious, welcomes an additional challenge and can work independently, then consider this as a possible supplement to your academic studies. See your guidance counselor for additional details.


South Orangetown Middle School
160 Van Wyck Road, Blauvelt, NY 10913
Grades 6-8
School Hours: 7:35a.m. - 2:20p.m.
Lunch Hours: 10:48a.m. - 12:49p.m.
Main Office: 845-680-1100
Fax: 845-680-1905

SOCSD Communication System
Please be advised, to update your children(s) contact information please contact the school building directly.  This includes updates to emergency phone numbers, email addresses, etc

SOMS District Goals 2013-14

Super Skills for the 21st Century