J. William Leary Junior High School

Update and Information

Hello everyone,

We had another awesome week here at JW Leary!

Happy Mother's Day to all of the mothers out there.

Important upcoming dates include

Monday 5/10 Lunch Pack Pick Up 11 am - 12 pm

Wednesday 5/12 7:00 pm St. Lawrence Youth Commission Youth Virtual Meeting--ALL youth, grades 6-12, are invited to attend via ZOOM; click here to register

Monday 5/17 Lunch Pack Pick Up 11 am - 12 pm

Tuesday 5/18 School Budget Vote, Massena Community Center Beach Street, 12 pm-8 pm

Friday 5/21 5 week Progress Reports

In so many ways, this is an amazing time of the year. Somedays it seems we are seeing COVID more and more from the rearview mirror; other days COVID remains all around us. Please continue daily health screenings, physical distancing in the hallways and classrooms, and keeping the mask on while in school.

Also-if your child is not feeling well, please keep them home.

Monday is a virtual day. All work will be posted in the Google Classrooms.

Tuesday to Friday the Junior High School Schedule is:

Normal Class Schedule (links to a printable version)

Homeroom/Advisory 7:20 - 7:40

Period 1 7:40 - 8:22

Period 2 8:27 - 9:09

Period 3 9:14 - 9:56

Period 4 10:01 - 10:43

Period 5 10:48 - 11:30

Period 6A 12:10 - 12:52

Period 6B 11:35 - 12:17

Period 7 12:57 - 1:39

Period 8 1:44 - 2:28

Children at home need to login to their meets at the scheduled class time. Remember-cameras are at the teachers discretion.

MCSD Jr. High students of My Brothers Keeper can earn their wings at the JW Leary Jr High Summer Flight Camp

Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of flight while working with a STEM/STEAM based curriculum and using real flight simulators to build skills.

The camp will take place at the Jr. High in room 405.

As social distancing will be enforced, space will be limited. Masks will be required.

Registration is in the Mohawk Club Google Classroom or by emailing breed@mcs.k12.ny.us or here.

Call Mr. Reed with questions at 315-764-3720 ext.3246

We want to thank our amazing teachers and children who participated in the NYSSMA Solo Festival this year!


Julian Araujo, Hailey Boulais, Evan Bovay, Christopher Boyea, Andrew David, Kaitlyn Dostie, Jordan DuBray, Sophia Greco, Nicholas Gilbert, Austin Hardy, Zachary Johnson, Mackenzie Oldenburgh, and Zander Wilhelm.


Andrew David, Jordan Dubray, Kate Finnegan, Lauren Henning, Allie Lincoln, Makenzie Maurer, Colin Mayer, Mackenzie Oldenburg, Carter Robideau, Elizabeth Seaver, Cameron Smith, Mason Thomas, Hannah Worthley

Despite a truly unique year and NYSSMA Experience, everyone put forth an incredible effort that resulted in some truly phenomenal performances of which they should all be very proud!

We are certainly proud of each and every one of you as well!

Learning about heredity and genetics by creating aliens with specific types of genes/traits and determining the probabilities of their babies getting certain genotypes and traits.

All students attending in person must complete the health screening app.

Just a reminder that each student needs to have a “Daily screening form” filled out BEFORE coming into the school.

We have three options:

  • Download + fill out the app-->,
  • This is also a link to an online version of the app http://bit.ly/JWLScreen,
  • Children can get the pink forms from the nurse to bring in each day.

If there are any questions regarding this procedure please call the office 315-764-3720 or the nurse (Nurse Gilman) at 315-764-3720 ext. 3203.

Lunch Pick Up

Did you know that on Mondays you can pick up 7-day meal packs for all students you have enrolled at the Massena Central School Districts? You can pick the packs up at any school in the Massena Central School District, including here at JW Leary on Mondays after 11!

The packs are at no cost to you and you do not need to call ahead. Pull into the parent loop and let us know how many students you have!

The Mohawk Club has rewards for


Please follow us on Facebook and our website for up to date information. Thank you for checking out our weekly update. If you have ideas, questions, or concerns please email azullo@mcs.k12.ny.us.

Take care,

Mrs. Zullo, Principal

J. William Leary Junior High School

Grades 7-8 of the Massena Central School District.