January 28, 2015
Robin Gawrys, Principal
970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0460 Fx 518-383-1490
Come on Gowana let’s get into the
school spirit!!!! Gowana’s Student Council and Community
Club are sponsoring a spirit week! This week’s spirit week
Tuesday January 27th – Comfy clothes Day
Wednesday January 28th – Twin or Multiplicity day
Thursday January 29th – Crazy Hair and Crazy Hat Day
Friday January 30th – Super bowl Day – Wear your favorite football team apparel
as a part of the historical fiction unit, Gowana students listen to a presentation by Mrs. Quattrocci about the Holocaust and her family members who were involved.
Championship rounds of the Acadia, Gowana and Koda 2015 National Geographic Bee.
National Junior Honor Society raised more than $1,900 for Floyd Warriors by selling bracelets and sponsoring Wear Pink for The Day.
The first annual Middle School Technology Night will be held on Wednesday January 21st, 6:30-8:00 (snow date Tues. Jan. 27th). We would like to request that everyone register online at Bit.ly/shenPTN. Please come join us and become more familiar with how your child is learning in classrooms that use a variety of computer technology for direct instruction and the ancillary software sites that support their learning. Our team is eagerly waiting to present to you with the latest classroom technology that your children are using each day in the middle school (Chromebooks, BYOD, Google Drive, School Network, Parent / Student Portal, etc). No prior knowledge of technology or materials are necessary for this evening.
Gowana’s students who were the top magazine fundraisers!
serenade the Main Office staff.
and provides character education for Gowana 7th grade
Gowana faculty and staff greet the students with holiday carols.
Mrs. Drury's 7th
graders taking book selfies after their book talk in the
Gowana Library !
Gowana’s 7th grade winter chorus concert
Gowana 7th and 8th grade
New Student Luncheon. [
Gowana FACS class
are learning about consumer rights
using BYOD to research apps to help consumers.We found apps
to scan bar codes on food for nutrition facts, food
allergies, search recipes, compare food costs. We also found
many other ways to save money or get coupons. [ ]
Gowana's Team 6-2 students perform a Reader's Theatre presentation.
The Tri-building Talent Show now has a webpage, go to the Extra-curricular Club page for the link.
students researching and presenting Hunter-Gatherer
enjoy the Book Fair.
6th and 7th-grade
students at Gowana singing karaoke at our activity night
organized a fundraiser for breast cancer awareness.
Gowana students take selfies after their book talk in the library!
Gowana student enjoys her prize for participating in our fundraiser.
Gowana grade 6 students enjoy a team event at Ellms Tree Farm. 
Students on both
Gowana 6th grade teams enjoy Kona Ice on the 2nd day of
Students on Team
6-2 work on a getting to know you project during the first
week of school
Gowana students glad to be back at school to visit with friends.
Gowana students enjoying the deli line on a hot September day.
1/17/15 - Community Conversation with Superintendent, 9:30am, Arongen
1/19/15-Martin Luther King Jr. Day, No School
2/3/15 - Informational session on enrichment and acceleration options for students, 7 pm, MS auditorium (Gowana entrance)
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
Algebra - Ms. Romano
Gowana Unified Arts:
Languages Other Than English (LOTE):