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!
ELA & MATH REVIEW SESSIONS FOR 6 - 8th GRADE
Dear 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Parents/Guardians and Students:
In preparation for the NYS ELA and NYS Math exams we
are offering review classes at the middle school.
These review sessions are Open Enrollment and we
encourage students to attend. The schedules are
ATTENTION ALL GRADE 7 STUDENTS/PARENTS:
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 there will be an
informational meeting in the auditorium for all
current grade 7 students interested in becoming a
member of the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
for the 2014-2015 school year. The meeting will be
held in the auditorium during the second half of 5th
period lunch. The application process will be
discussed. If you are unable to attend please see
Ms. DuPont or Ms. Condon prior to the meeting.
An application will be given to any interested
student. All applications are due on Friday, April
Ms. Condon and Ms. DuPont
National Junior Honor Society Co-Advisors
Technology Trends Every Parent Needs to Know!
Thursday, March 27, 2014 @ 7:00pm
"Technology is growing at an astounding pace and
kids are interacting on-line in new and risky ways.
This presentation will discuss how emerging
technologies and teen culture interact to form a
potent and dangerous combination, and review
strategies that will keep children safe in this
ever-growing and changing
world." You cannot afford to miss this
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