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193 Golding Drive, Cobleskill, NY 12043, V: 518.234.8368 F: 518.234.4114, Scott McDonald, Principal Jeffrey Klenk, Asst. Principal

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June 24, 2014

Field Day, Kindergarten graduation a success

Field Day at Golding Middle School went as scheduled today. The rain held off long enough for students to enjoy the games without a hitch before heading home after a half-day of school. Golding Middle School also hosted the Kindergarten Graduation this morning. We congratulate all of Cobleskill-Rchmondville Central Schools’ newest first graders. We’d like to thank the Cobleskill Police Department and our parents for all their help to make today a success

June 23, 2014

Letter to Parents from Principal McDonald

Please take a moment to read the letter from Principal McDonald to the Golding Middle School community.

June 2, 2014

Girls on the Run

girls on the run

Freihofer's Run for Women

Congratulations to the Golding students who participated in Girls on the Run and the Freihofer's Run for Women!

May 19, 2014

Free Comic Book Day


April 21, 2014

Guest chef shares pizza-making expertise

Guest Chef, Mr. Lamp share his expertise of making pizza with Mrs. Butler's Home and Career Skills students. The students have been studying the bread, grains, and cereals group, and gained an understanding how leavening agents work. They interacted in an experiment showing the affects of heat, water, sugar and an acid have on various leavening agents. Mrs. Butler has been feeding a sourdough starter to show students an alternative leavening agent that could be used for pizza dough. They have been in the kitchen making quick breads and, now, pizza.

April 21, 2014

Tennis Intramurals Postponed

The tennis intramurals for grades 6-8 have been postponed for Monday, April 21st.

March 10, 2014

Yearbooks available to order

Download a form to preorder your yearbook.

Feb. 6, 2014

Poster Contest Winners

Poster Contest Winners

Students recently participated in an Anti Bullying poster contest.  Winning entries shown above were created by Kera Mahar (Honorable Mention), Lauren Lewis (First Place), Sharon Terefenko (Second Place), Robert Lang (Third Place) and Julianna Bell (Honorable Mention).

Jan. 27, 2014

Modified Sports Awards change

The Winter Season Modified Sports Awards has been changed from Thursday, February 13 to Thursday, February 27, 2014.  It will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Golding Auditorium. 

Dec. 17, 2013

Golding students create Egyptian Museum

Egyptian Museum

Golding sixth graders created an Egyptian museum in the library as part of their inquiry project on the Nile River. read more

Dec. 4, 2013

It's book fair time

Golding book fair

Golding students can pick up some winter reading at this week's book fair. view gallery

Dec. 3, 2013

C-RCS modified athletes score on field and off

C-RCS holds all athletes to high academic standards, but the district’s fall modified athletes proved to be just as skilled in the classroom as the field. At Golding Middle School, High honor roll is awarded to students with averages of 90 percent or higher. Students with averages of 85 to 89.9 percent are named to the honor roll. read more

Nov. 18, 2013

C7th grade C0mmander talkommander talks to Golding seventh graders

7th grade C0mmander talkNaval Commander Tom Dickinson of the U.S.S. Barry returned from his 9-month tour in the Mediterranean near Syria. Commander Dickinson visited 7th grade students to talk about his experiences, share photos and answer questions regarding his time in the Navy and on the U.S.S Barry.

Nov. 5, 2013

Golding Drama Club to present "M*A*S*H*"

The cast of MASH

Golding Middle School Drama Club will present "M*A*S*H*" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 and 9 in Golding Auditorium. Tickets are $3 for students and seniors and $5 for adults. view gallery


Oct. 29, 2013

Principal McDonald runs in Marine Corps Marathon

On Oct. 27, Golding Middle School Principal Scott McDonald joined nearly 30,000 other participants in the 38th annual Marine Corps Marathon. read more




Oct. 28, 2013

fourth annual Math Mystery Night a hit

20 students and adults ran around Golding Middle School in search of clues to solve the “math mystery” of 2013.

More than 120 students and adults ran around Golding Middle School on Friday, Oct. 25 in search of clues to solve the “math mystery” of 2013. read more

What Golding students/parents need to know

Parent Drop Off/Pick Up

Parents are reminded that our arrival time is 7:56 a.m. Students should be dropped off no earlier than that time. Buses unload and walkers should arrive at the same time. Drop off is allowed in the circle out in front of the Middle School Office entrance. Parking for an extended time in the circle is not allowed. Please use the parking lot so that we can keep the circle clear. Students can also be dropped off at the District Office door, however students will need to walk around the front of the building to get in.

Dismissal is at 3:15 p.m. There is NO PARKING allowed in the circle in front of the Middle School entrance from 2:30-3:30 p.m. to allow bus loading and unloading. Please park in the parking lot or behind the signs posted leaving the circle clear.

Homework for Absent Students

Homework requests are handled by Mrs. Ward in the Attendance Office. Please review the procedure in the Student Handbook. Collected homework is available after dismissal until 4 p.m. daily. Should you need to make arrangements for pick up after that time, please contact Mrs. Maggs in the Middle School Office at (518) 234-8368, option 2. As always, check the “Homework Hotline” link posted on the left side of the Middle School webpage.

Absences and Late Arrival/Early Dismissal

Golding Middle School is striving for perfect school attendance! Should your child become ill and not be able to attend school, we ask that you call Mrs. Ward, Attendance Clerk at (518) 234-8368, option 3, before 8:30 a.m. on the day of the absence. As always, even if you call, a note needs to come to school with your child when he/she returns.

Late arrivals and early dismissals are handled in our Attendance Office. Parents need to sign students in/out. Please come in to the school and speak with Mrs. Ward, Attendance Clerk. She will walk you through the process.

Visitors to School

All visitors to the William H. Golding Middle School need to check in at the Middle School Office.

Modified Sports

Are you playing on a sports team this year? If you have questions about sports, check the bulletin board outside of the gym across from the Nurse’s Office for information. You may also contact Mrs. Westervelt, Assistant Athletic Director, at (518) 234-8368, ext. 2030.

School Contacts

(518) 234-8368
Option 2 – Middle School Office
Option 3 – Attendance Office
Option 4 – Guidance Office
Option 5 – Nurse
Option 6 – Homework Hotline Grade 6
Option 7 – Homework Hotline Grade 7
Option 8 – Homework Hotline Grade 8


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