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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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



Welcome to Curriculum & Instruction

The Department of Instruction is responsible for the integration, coordination and articulation of the instructional program K-12. In addition to the supervision of all state testing, this office is responsible for the implementation of "best practices" and research-based instruction to improve student learning and achievement. Our vision is to create and support district-wide professional learning communities operating on a continuous improvement model. Our goal is to provide information, understanding and support enabling our teaching staff to deliver curriculum and instruction created to improve and enhance learning for all students.

Dr. Winsome Gregory Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction/Personnel

Dr. Winsome Gregory
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction & Personnel




"Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource."

~John F. Kennedy

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    MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 2018 - 7:45-10:45AM - NYS English Regents Exam (for scheduled 11/12th graders and walkins, NOT for all juniors).

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018 - 7:45-9:45AM - English 9R/9H, AP Lang, AP Lit

    WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2018 - 12:15-2:15PM - English 10R/10H, English 11R/11H

  • Congratulations Henry Sloan!!!

    Henry Sloan, a senior at Nyack High School, has been named a semifinalist in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2018, the nation's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition.  Henry was one of 300 semifinalists chosen from a pool of over 1,800 entrants hailing from 41 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas, for his project entitled, "User-Tailored Privacy by Design."  This constitutes a novel approach to user-tailored computer privacy by testing various adaptations and methods of implementing them.  Congrats Henry!!!!

  • ACT Exam - February 10, 2018

    ACT Registration and information

    Locations vary.  Check your ACT admission ticket for details.

  • Registration deadline for March 10 SAT is February 9, 2018

    SAT registration and information

  • Nyack Music: Help volunteer for the Senior All County Festival (Jan 5-6, 2018)

    The Nyack Music Department and MusicWorks​ are working together to host the upcoming Senior All County Festival on January 5th and 6th. We need volunteers to help make this two day event a success! 

    1) Click this link to see our SignUp: http://signup.com/go/afXbMCu
    ​2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.



  • Congratulations Fall Athlete of the Season Honors

    Maya Owens - Volleyball

    Sam Beck - Soccer

    Athletics, Health & Wellness
  • Fall NYSPHSAA Scholar Athlete Team Award Winners


    Girls Tennis'

    Girls Swimming

    Field Hockey

    Girls Soccer

    Girls Cross Country

    Boys Cross Country

    Athletics, Health & Wellness
  • Project Lead the Way

    Interested in STEM, science, and college credit?  Check out our Engineering and Biomedical Project Lead the Way course offerings!  To view the videos, click the links below.




  • Congratulations to our HS All-State Student Musicians!

    Congratulations to our Nyack HS Students who were accepted and performed at the 2017 NYSSMA All State Festival in Rochester, NY


    Sam Abers - Jazz Ensemble

    Anna de Carvalho - Symphony Orchestra

    Coby Petricone-Berg - Jazz Ensemble

    Kevin Saum - Symphonic Band

  • Congratulations Hal Stone

    Selected as Rockland County Coach of the Year - Boys Soccer

    Athletics, Health & Wellness

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