Announcements

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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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Welcome to the Nyack High School Library

     

 

 

The library has both print and non-print material and electronic resources available for all students. The electronic resources are also available through  remote access (from home or outside the district), further information on those resources and access to them is provided on this page. The District has an online catalog, also linked to this page. The library is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm. Students may use the library during their lunch period, their option period (for 11th and 12th graders), their study hall (9th and 10th graders with sign up) and after school (with student ID) for any student. We look forward to serving our students with their curriculum needs.

Contact Information

Deirdre R. O'Hagan                                                                                                                                                 Sharon Delfini

Nyack High School Librarian                                                                                                                               Library Clerk

District Library Administrator

(845) 353-7142                                                                                                                                                            (845) 353-7190

dohagan@nyackschools.com                                                                                                                             sdelfini@nyackschools.com 

 

Gale databases

Includes over 40 databases, many funded by NOVEL, New York State Library. Power Search option will search all or selected databases simultaneously.  The two databases funded by the Nyack School District are Student Resources in Context and Science in Context.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

   

Ebsco Databases

Includes databases  Advanced Placement Source and History Reference Center among others. Click on Ebsco Host Web to access all databases individually. Click on Explora Secondary Schools to search all databases simultaneously and to access content through identified subject areas.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

 

Expert Space

Expert Space is a digital Social Studies & Science curriculum tool which develops 21st century literacy skills in Grades 4-12.  You can search but to use tools you must sign in with a user name and password you create.

This link for in school use only.  See link below for use from home.

Expert Space- Use from home

User name and password must be created within school building, then you can sign in from home to search and use the tools.

See Librarian for assistance.

 

  

Classroom Video on Demand-Films For the Humanities

 Classroom Video On Demand provides access to educational videos, segmented into easy-to-use clips and grouped into convenient subject-specific categories.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

  

Worldbook Encyclopedia

An online encyclopedia, also includes periodical articles and website links.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

 

 

  

Credo Reference

A database of over 800 full text reference books with over 3 million entries.  Has a search engine component and images associated with many search terms.

 To use from home -See Librarian for Remote Access ID and PW

   

Noodletools

A web site that assists users step by step to create a bibliography in MLA (Nyack District required), APA or Chicago format. Each student must create a personal user name and password to use.  You can log in from home as well.

 

 

Turnitin

A plagiarism prevention tool for both student and faculty use. Students must create a user name and password.