• REMINDER: there will be a Community Forum to present and discuss the District's NEW Technology Vision

    This meeting is open to the public and will be held Tuesday, May 23rd at 7pm in the BOE Room, located in the Central Administration Building at 13A Dickinson Ave.

    Come find out more and participate in a discussion about a 5 year plan aimed at ensuring all students are future-ready with technology education, experience and opportunity.

    Flyer attached.

  • A letter from the Superintendent has been sent to all District families and staff regarding this morning's fallen tree incident

    Please see the attached 5/18/17 letter for more details.

  • Student Council and Class Council Elections

    Attached please find information for Student Council Elections and Class Council Elections.

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  • Nyack High School Regents and Final Exam Schedule

    Attached please find the June 2017 Regents and Final Exam Schedule for the Nyack High School.

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  • The 2017-18 School Calendar has been REVISED, as approved at the May 2, 2017 BOE Meeting

    The revisions include a one-day earlier  Start Date to school on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017; and different dates for Spring Recess beginning Friday, March 30 thru Friday, April 6, 2018.

    The revised version has been attached, below, and emailed to staff and families District-wide via Peachjar and Parent Portal accounts.  

    Thank you for your attention to this change.

  • The annual budget newsletter for the proposed 2017-18 District Budget has been posted, here...

    "Straight Talk"  , the Spring 2017 edition, provides the community with  budget Fast Facts; "With Pride" section for District achievements; the Budget Notice (required by NYS law) and Budget Q&A.   The newsletter is attached, below, and will be mailed District-wide to community members May 9.  The Budget/Trustee Vote is Tuesday, May 16.

  • The Class of 2017: Senior Events and Activities

    Attached please find the End of the Year Senior Class Information Agenda which includes all information needed to prepare for the Senior Prom and Graduation Ceremony.

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  • An important letter to parents and guardians regarding the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" has been sent by the Superintendent...

    The letter, dated April 24th, 2017, is accompanied by a document from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) that contains information for parents and guardians to read and take into consideration. Our District recognizes that schools have "an important role in preventing youth suicide, and being aware of potential risk factors in students' lives is vital to this responsibility."   Feel free to contact Dr. Montesano's office should you need more information or support.

    Thank you for your attention to this very important matter. The Dr. Montesano's letter and the NASP document are attached, below.

  • The 2017-18 Proposed Budget was presented at the April 18th BOE meeting and is available to the public.

    Please see the attached presentation made by Dr. Montesano to the Board of Education. 

    Our annual Budget Newsletter, Straight Talk, will be mailed out to all District residents on Friday, May 5th.  It will include a message from our Superintendent and BOE President, Karen Hughes, along with Points of Pride, the Budget Notice, a listing of the BOE Trustee candidates on the ballot, and a Q&A section.

    The Budget/Trustee Vote is on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017.  Please remember to vote.

  • Important Advanced Placement Exam Registration Information

    Below is a calendar of the Advanced Placement Exams and information regarding Terms and Conditions to register for the exams using MyPaymentsPlus.


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Message from the Principal : Nicole Saieva

Hello Nyack High School Students, Families, Alumni, and Staff members:

While focusing on academics at Nyack High School, we believe in educating the whole child.  As you review the 2016-2017 Program of Studies, various class pages, athletic news, schedules, and other helpful information, you will notice that we offer many opportunities for student engagement beyond the classroom door.  Our rigorous academic program, combined with co-curricular opportunities, a comprehensive performing arts program, and numerous athletic teams are meant to meet the academic, social, and emotional needs of each of our students. 

You will also find that Nyack High School is a unified team with students and staff working together toward common goals.  We strive to reach our fullest potential as individuals and as one collective learning community.  We understand the world is ever changing, and we work diligently to further develop our understanding of what needs to be mastered to successfully compete in a global society.  Together, we work to strengthen our skills in critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity in an effort to keep up with the demands of the 21st Century.

Please enjoy our website and contact us if you have a question, comment, or concern.


Nicole Saieva

Featured News


Ben Goldsmith won the Ricoh Sustainability Award at the regional Intel Science and Engineering Fair.  Ben's project was "The Role of Molar Concentration of Activators in Developing Engineered Geopolymer Cement Paste Using Natural Pozzolanic Volcanic Ash."  This new technology can provide alternatives to typical concrete, lowering global CO2 emissions during production.


Caleb Weinman was awarded 3rd place in his category (neurology) for his poster entitled, "The Effects of Age and Fitness on White Matter Integrity" at the Westchester-Rockland Junior Science and Humanities Symposium on Saturday, February 4, 2017.  Over 400 high school students presented their authentic research projects at the Wes-Roc JSHS.


Congratulations to Mandeep Ahuja for winning a 2nd place medal for Information Technology Services!

Rockland BOCES hosted the Area 4 Skills USA Competition.  Students from seven BOCES from the lower Hudson region competed in 29 different competitions, 160 students in total.  Way to represent Nyack!


The high school's literary magazine, "Dimensions," was presented with a National Award of Excellence for Student Literacy Magazines by the National Council of Teachers of English.  In our English Department, there is shared commitment in fostering a love of writing among our students who participate in such extra-curricular programs.  This collective effort certainly contributes directly to the departmental goal of generating a "Culture of Literacy."

Congratulations to Mr. Sheehan and Ms. Moldovan, the advisors of "Dimensions," as well as for all the student writers and editors upon receiving this prestigious award.  We are all proud of this achievement! 

Please see the attached letter.                                                                                                                                                     



Every year the Business Finance Class plays the New York State Stock Market Game.  There are usually 30-60 high schools competing, with 800-2000 students/teams playing.  This Stock Market Game is sponsored by the SIMFA Foundation.

The SIMFA Foundation is dedicated to providing financial education for  young people of all backgrounds through innovative programs promoting financial independence and real-world learning.

This year, Nyack High School is the #1 Winner for the state.  Haley Weiss, a ninth grader, has taken first place in state competing against 35 schools and 800 student teams.  She will be recognized by the state with awards and winnings.  The school will also be receiving an award on Haley's behalf.  Haley has been selected to compete this spring in the Capital Hill Challenge, which is by invitation only.

Congratulations to Haley and  the Nyack High School's Business Finance Program!

2016-2017 Cake-Off Winner

The winner of the annual cake off competition is:  Finger Lickin' Good

Congratulations to the creators - Amara Cunningham, Dianna Juechter, Neybeth Magana, Yenni Molina Aguilar, Maya Owens and Anna Turek.  

 Winner of Cake Off - Finger Lickin Good

Congratulations Red Storm in Syracuse

9th Best SS3 Marching Bands in New York State


Congratulations to Mary Berat for being named "Best High School Teacher 2016" from the Hudson Valley Magazine Reader's Poll.




Upcoming Events (scroll through)

  • Emergency Dismissal Drill - Dismissal 10 minutes early

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  • 13a Dickinson Avenue, Nyack NY 10960

    Community Forum & Presentation of District's Technology Plan

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  • E Day

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  • Sophomore Blood Drive

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  • A Day

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  • Spring Concert #1 (7PM)

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  • Spring Concert #2 (7PM)

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  • B Day

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  • C Day

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  • Memorial Day-No School

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