• John G. Borden Middle School Guidance Department

  • What Does Guidance Do?

    Guidance services are available to help each student get the most out of middle school.  All students are encouraged to come to the guidance office and talk with the counselors regarding any concerns they might have. Counselors help students with educational program planning, study habits, personal and home concerns, health problems, social concerns, career plans, and decision making.  Students should feel free to discuss their interests, plans, and difficulties with the counselors.

  • What's New?

    • The 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, June 23 at noon. Tickets have been mailed home. Please contact the Main Office if you have questions or concerns.
    • Please see the finals schedule below
    • Please view the "JGBMS Daily Bulletin" on the homepage for daily annoucements, upcoming events, clubs & activities. 

  • Finals Schedule



    Wednesday, June 15

    Social Studies – Grade 7 & 8, Living Environment - Grade 8

    Thursday, June 16

    Math – Grade 7 & 8, Algebra - Grade 8

    *Friday, June 17

    ELA – Grade 7 & 8

    *Tuesday, June 21

    Science – Grade 7, Spanish – Grade 8

    * 11:05 dismissal on 6/17 & 6/21

  • Summer School

    Below you will find information about this year’s middle school summer school program. Our program this year will emphasize Math only and will run Monday through Thursday, from July 11 through August 11, at the high school. Our 7th grade session will be from 7:30am – 9:30am and our 8th grade session will be from 9:30am – 11:30am. There is no cost to the program however transportation is not provided.

    Space in the program is limited, please return the registration form if you would like your child to attend. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Guidance Office.

  • Team Meetings

    Counselors meet with core teachers daily for a team meeting. During this time teachers discuss student needs and solutions for student success. The time is also used to meet with students for extra help. Parents are invited to join a team meeting via phone or Zoom to discuss their child - please call us to make an appointment at (845) 895-7179!

    •7 Blue - 12:05pm       •7 White - 10:35am        •8 Blue - 11:20am        •8 White - 9:55am

  • Naviance

    Students can utilize their Naviance - Family Connections account. Please go HERE

  • SchoolTool Parent Portal

    SchoolTool Parent Portal is a way for parents to check student’s marking period grades, schedule, and attendance information. The District is making this available in an effort to improve communications to you about your child's progress to date. Please make sure you sign up for Parent Portal, if you haven't already, by contacting Mrs. Tracey Rohl at the District Office. She can be reached at 895-7105 or by e-mail at wcsdparent@wallkillcsd.k12.ny.us.

  • Working Papers

    Students who are 14 years old are eligible for working papers. Students may get an application in the Guidance Office once they are of age. 

  • Registration

    If you have recently moved to the Wallkill Central School District and you have a student that will be attending John G. Borden Middle School, please register him/her as soon as possible! Registration packets can be filled out with Mrs. Tracey Rohl in our district office located at 19 Main Street in Wallkill. Mrs. Rohl can also be reached by phone at 895-7105

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