for Students and Parents.
In keeping with our
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.
calendar of events below!
Summer Reading List
Attention Athlete’s Who have not yet been cleared
for the Fall Athletic Season
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!
Education Department Designates SOMS a
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
This is a Different Way to Learn as a Middle
Schooler at South Orangetown Middle School with
Virtual High School
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