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    Linden Avenue Middle School's Principal Dr. Katie Zahedi

    Linden Avenue Middle School, 65 West Market Street, Red Hook, NY  12571 
    845-758-2241, ext. 25100
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    Katie Zahedi, Principal at Linden Avenue Middle School, joined the administrative team in 2002. Dr. Zahedi earned a BA in Political Science and Sociology, an MA from SUNY Albany in Liberal Studies; a MS in Education from SUNY New Paltz, and Ph.D. from SUNY Albany in Educational Administration and Policy Studies. She serves as an adjuct professor in Educational Leadership at State University of New York at New Paltz, preparing school leaders in programs offered at SUNY New Paltz and also at an extension site in Rockland County.
    Dr. Zahedi focuses on creating a positive school culture that supports student development, balancing the academic and social/emotional needs that young adolescents face during the middle school years. The professional work of teachers is respected and conceived as both an art and a science. She is published in journals and books that address education policy, and organizational theory that focuses on leadership, change and mindfulness in education.
    Dr. Zahedi lives with her husband Essi in Port Ewen and has four adult children: two daughters; Mozhdeh and Pardis and two sons; Arman and Esfand. 
    The secretary to the principal is Deborah Temple. She can be reached at 845-758-2241, ext. 25030. 








    6th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020 School Year

    7th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020 School Year 

    8th Grade School Supply List 2019-2020 School Year 


    Activities of Linden Avenue Middle School 2019-2020

    6th Grade Orientation - Cafeteria - August 27 - 5:30-6:30 PM

    Club Expo - Cafeteria - September 11, 2019 - 10:44 AM - 12:53 PM

    Welcome Back Dance/Activity Night - Gym/Cafe - September 13, 2019 - 7-9 PM

    Open House - Gym/Bldg. - September 19, 2019 - 6-8 PM

    Fall Picture Day -  Gym/N. Side - September 25, 2019 - 7:45 AM - 2:15 PM

    8th Grade Class Trip - Washington, DC - October 2, 3, 4 2019 (NOTE: Change in Date is one week earlier)

    Halloween Dance - Cafeteria - October 25, 2019 - 7-9 PM









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  • Cyber Smart Workshop for Incoming 6th Graders

    On Thursday, August 29 from 9 to 11 am, all incoming 6th graders are invited to attend a Cyber Smart Workshop at Linden Avenue Middle School. All of our new sixth graders are encouraged to attend. The workshop will include topics such as the neurological impacts of excessive screen time, general internet safety concepts, what a digital footprint is, the laws governing the sharing of images, and other related topics. Questions? Please email Mrs. Quaglietta at  


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  • Focus on Advisory Periods

    The administration at Linden Avenue Middle and Red Hook High School recently created monthly advisory periods to focus on many of the pressing social emotional needs of students. These advisory periods are meant to provide space for students and their teachers to discuss important issues. Recent topics include the harmful effects of rumors, the importance of gratitude, and understanding that perceptions of other people are often misleading. Unfortunately, schools face no shortage of topics fed by societal trends. The underlying belief is that dialoguing with students helps to create a better sense of school community, more empathy, a deeper relationship with the teacher, and a school culture more conducive to learning.

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    Virtual Backpack

    Click on the backpack to be redirected to a virtual backpack chock full of information for students and their families! SCHOOL SUPPLIES LISTS ARE IN THE BACKPACK!!
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    Contact Us

    Linden Avenue Middle School
    65 West Market Street
    Red Hook, NY  12571
    845-758-2241, option 2
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