District Announcements

  • Nyack Schools Launch a NEW early childhood literacy program to help babies learn and thrive in the first 3 years of life.

    The NYACK BASICS launched on January 8th, 2018.  Over 150 school community leaders, early childhood educators and county service providers joined together in Hilltop Auditorium to kick off this new initiative lead by Superintendent James Montesano and Assistant Superintendent Winsome Gregory. 

    The District welcomed Chancellor Betty Rosa, Regent Judy Johnson and Regent Luis Reyes from the NY State Department of Ed for a tour of the schools.  Founder of The Boston Basics and Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson lead the the day as keynote speaker. The District plans to implement The Nyack Basics and support a community-lead campaign to help ensure that all children read by the third grade.

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  • A letter from the Superintendent was emailed to all District families and staff today, Jan. 4 RE: a situation at the high school

    Please see the attached letter from Dr. James Montesano, Superintendent of Schools.

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  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole

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  • 2017 PRIDE Survey Results were presented to the Board of Ed. and Community on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The Power Point is attached, here...

    OCADA (Our Community Against Drug Abuse) Coalition will present outcomes and insights from our most recent PRIDE Survey results. 

    The PRIDE Survey was given county-wide to 8th and 11th grade students in the Spring of 2017.  Results and analysis provide important information to the school community regarding substance use, availability, perception of risk and trends among our youth.  To find out more about OCADA, please visit www.ocadacoalition.org

     

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Budget and Vote Information

BUDGET VOTE AND BOARD TRUSTEE ELECTION - TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018

POLLS OPEN: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM  

POLLING LOCATIONS:

1.  Depew Manor
2.  Hilltop Building (Nyack Schools Administration Building)
3.  Valley Cottage Elementary School
4.  Upper Nyack Elementary School

FIND YOUR POLLING LOCATION (Upper Nyack, Upper Grandview and Grandview are all listed under NYACK)

VOTER REGISTRATION:  

To qualify as a voter, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years old
  • A resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the day of the vote

In order to vote in the school budget vote and board elections, voters must be registered with the Rockland County Board of Elections or Nyack School District.  You are registered if you have voted in a general or school election at your present address in the past 4 years.   Am I registered?

To Register:

  • You may register with the Board of Elections, 11 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956, (845- 638-5172).
  • You may register at the Nyack Schools District Office, 13A Dickinson Avenue, Nyack through Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  In-person registration is required along with photo identification and proof of residence.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS:
A registered voter who will be unable to vote in person on the day of the election must first complete an APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT which can be downloaded here or obtained from the District Clerk by mail or in person at the Nyack Schools Administration Building, 13A Dickinson Avenue, Nyack. Upon receipt and review of the application, a ballot will be issued. Ballots must be returned to the District Clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the day of the vote.   

BOARD CANDIDATES:
Any person 18 years or older; a resident of the District for at least a year; a U.S. citizen; and a registered voter may run for a position on the School Board.

Anyone interested in running for the Board of Education should contact the District Clerk at 353-7015 to obtain a packet containing the guidelines for running and the nominating petition. Signatures of at least 27 qualified voters are required on the nominating petition. The deadline for filing the petition is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018. 

For further information on the School Budget Vote or Board Trustee Election, please contact the District Clerk between 8:00 AM-4:00 PM any week day:

Linda DeCicco, District Clerk
Phone: (845) 353-7015
Email: LDecicco@nyackschools.org