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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Suicide Prevention

The District recognizes that schools have an important role, in partnership with parents and guardians, in preventing youth suicide.  Being aware of risk factors in students' lives is key to this responsibility.  Our administrators and support staff want to be respectful and responsive to community members when addressing or discussing the topic of suicide.  To our parents, guardians and friends who may be looking for resources to better understand suicide risk and prevention or for age-appropriate resources to discuss suicide, please see a list of online resources, below.

Please contact the Guidance Departments at the middle school (353-7220) or the high school (353-7120) to speak to a guidance counselor or if additional professional assistance is needed.  Our support staff at Nyack Public Schools is available should you have questions or concerns.  The safety, security and psychological well-being of all our students is our priority.

Si ou bezwen enfòmasyon tradui an kreyòl,rele Jocelyne Abraham nan 353-7044.

Si le hace falta información traducida en español, llame a Yesenia Polanco 353-7042