Welcome to Pomona Middle School
101 Pomona Road, Suffern, NY 10901 (845) 577-6200
The Home of the Panthers!
Holly Zuber-Banks, Assistant Principal
Have a happy,
healthy & safe
See you in September!!!
GREAT NEWS !!!
Rockland Community College is pleased to announce that it will be providing FREE in-school and summer programming through the NYSED Liberty Partnership Program for children going into grades 5-8. Enroll your child now for our FREE three week summer program running Monday through Friday during the weeks of (August 3-21).
Activities will include:
• Computers and 3D Printing
• Leadership and team building
• Career exploration
• Field trips
• And more!!
Transportation will be provided to and from a central location within the school district.
To see if your child is eligible, please call 845-574-4269
or email email@example.com
(Extended Learning Time) PROGRAM
SCHOOL YEAR 2015-2016
September 2, 2015 - June 12, 2016
Wellcore, Inc. submitted Extended Learning Time Grants on the behalf of Pomona Middle School and Chestnut Ridge Middle School. (Sept 2013)
Pomona Middle School is the recipient of an Extended Learning Time Grant from the New York State Education Department. (July 2014)
The program will implement the ELT core tenets:
The East Ramapo Central School District foci include:
Pomona ELT foci are aligned with ERCSD academic goals to support student learning in the following areas:
In accordance with NY State Education Department, the extended school day is mandatory for students (subdivision 6-b of Section 3641 of New York State Education) with the exception of when a parent needs to pick up their child.
Pomona Middle School has partnered with Wellcore, Inc. an educational consulting firm for the design and implementation of the Extended Learning Time grant.
A student's day begins at 9:18 A.M with homeroom. There are 9 periods within the day which includes breakfast, lunch and a late afternoon snack.
Period 9 will offer Problem Based Learning activities in:
Purpose of Problem Based Learning activities is to develop well-designed projects that will teach students how to become deep, analytical thinkers and to persevere through the inquiry process. To include:
Groupings were determined based on the following school information:
7th Grade Students:
8th Grade Students:
Technological academic student support:
Co-curricular clubs will be offered on Mondays and Tuesdays from 4:44 - 5:20 PM:
Additional activities will include:
Pomona's plan for the implementation of ELT is aligned with the school's overall academic focus. This academic focus will drive instructional improvement through the continuous monitoring of student data and academic growth.
The additional time for core academics and enrichment activities will be utilized to accelerate student learning in core academic subjects to support school-wide achievement goals.