Welcome to South Orangetown Middle School

Chromebook Handbook for Students and Parents

Google Apps for Education Permission Slip

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.


Learning Institutes Calendars
Calendars will be updated as additional institutes are announced.

Grade 6 Spring ELA Learning Institutes
Please be advised, Grade 6 Spring ELA Learning Institutes will run Mondays through Thursdays through May 21, 2015 from 2:30 3:30 PM in Room 173.

- Grade 7 ELA Calendar (Updated 3-26-15)
- Grade 8 ELA Calendar (Updated 3-26-15)
- Grade 8 Foreign Language Calendar (Posted 4/24/15)

SOMS PTA Spring Wear!
Order Deadline - May 8th for June Delivery
Order Form & Details

Orangetown Police & Kids After School Program
OPEN to all 6th Graders at SOMS

Discussions and Activities on topics that touch the lives of Middle School students

TIME: 2:30 3:30 PM
DATE: TUESDAY, MAY 12, MAY 19, MAY 26, and JUNE 2ND**

Topics to be covered will include:
  • Cyber Bullying and Internet Safety (Facebook, Texting, Instagram & other Social Media)
  • Alcohol and Drugs Dangers and Strategies (How to deal with first time exposure and peer pressure)
  • Police & Kids (How police interact with youth and how youth interact with police)
  • RECAP and to include Question and Answer Session with Health and Law Enforcement Professionals covering the above topics and more.

    **Pizza will be provided at the last session.

Click here for additional information and permission slip

Check out the First SOMS Radio Interview with Past Superintendent, Dr. Mitchell


See calendar of events below!

This is a Different Way to Learn as a Middle Schooler at South Orangetown Middle School with Virtual High School
View brochure

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 Building Goals 2014-15

Super Skills for the 21st Century