May 21, 2013
Sean Gnat, Principal
970 Route 146, Clifton Park, NY 12065 • 518-881-0470
Over the next several weeks, students across Shenendehowa will be taking summative assessments in most of their classes. These assessments will help teachers measure how well students acquired the most important content and skills from their courses. As a district, we will also be able to use the data to measure the effectiveness of our academic programs; ensuring students are prepared for the next level of rigorous coursework, aligned with the Common Core Learning Standards. Most of these assessments have been designed to fit in one class period. Teachers will provide more specifics about the content and format of each assessment. Best wishes to our students on the successful completion of the academic year. Please click here to access the.
On Tuesday, May 7, a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra will present a demonstration/lecture to all 7th-grade students. Then, each student will be offered the opportunity to attend a Philadelphia Orchestra concert at SPAC on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 8 PM, FREE OF CHARGE! Any gr.7 student who attends both the assembly on May 7 and the concert on August 23 will be given a pass to attend ALL orchestra & ballet concerts (except the gala) until that student graduates from Shen 
Recently the “World of Difference” club from the High School visited the 6th grade FACS classes for a service learning project. This high school club organized an educational presentation and activity for middle school students regarding the issues of prejudices and stereotypes.
High School West Grade 8 Parent Orientation Presentation.
Attention Parents of 6th Graders - Important information to helping your child select a language to study:
Acadia, Gowana and Koda each held Geography Bees in classrooms and at the school level. The top three scoring students competed against each other in a Championship Bee on January 17, 2013. The winner from each middle school will take a written test to qualify for the New York Geography Bee in March.
Shenendehowa Middle Schools held a Spelling Bee on Tuesday, December 11 and will send two winners to the Regional Spelling Bee scheduled for March 5, 2013, at Proctors Theater. From right to left, this year's winners are Gowana 6th grader Ryan Czirr and Koda 8th grader Priyanka Thapa. Good luck to this year's contestants.
Koda Student Council Members (Maggie McNamee and Matt Law) packaging up the 40 Jackets that Koda students collected and donated to local charities.
Koda supports Super Storm Santa! Great Job 7th Grade!
Two teams representing all three middle schools won prestigious awards at the FIRST lego league competition at RPI.
Representatives from Clifton Park Half Moon Veterans of Foreign War Post #1498 recently attended an assembly to honor 18 winners of the VFW Patriots’ Pen Essay Contest at Acadia, Gowana and Koda. 
5/21/13 - School Budget Vote and Board Election 
5/22/13 - NYS Gr. 4 and 8 science performance test,for "Don't Stress the Test" info
5/24/13 - No School
5/27/13 - Memorial Day, No School
(Daily Announcements/Clubs/ Koda Gems)
Grade 6, Team 1:
Grade 6, Team 2: Home Page
Grade 7, Team 1: Home Page
Grade 7, Team 2: Home Page
Gr. 7, Sp. Ed. Ms. King
Grade 8, Team 1: Home Page
Grade 8 Team 2: Home Page
Koda Unified Arts:
Family and Consumer Science (FACS) -
Mrs. Cisler, French