Announcements

  • National Honor Society

    If you have received a letter about applying for the National Honor Society, below is the application which must be submitted in Guidance by Friday, September 22, 2017.  Any questions, please email Ms. Gillan at kgillan@nyackschools.org.

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  • Come Join the NHS Indianettes

    Come and join the Nyack High School Indianettes.  There will be an informational meeting on August 17th. Please see the attachment below.

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  • Alert for parents of SENIORS:

    Meningitis vaccine compliance is required by NY state & must be submitted to the Nurse's Office prior to September 5, 2017!!  See the Nurse's page for more information. 

    Nyack High School
  • NOTE TO COMMUNITY MEMBERS RE: SHIFT IN 2017-18 SCHOOL TAX RATES BETWEEN ORANGETOWN & CLARKSTOWN...

    Please read the August 2017 Letter from Superintendent Montesano to make you aware of a shift in 2017-18 school tax rates between the two towns that comprise the Nyack School District, Orangetown and Clarkstown.  

    This letter contains direct links that provide additional information from New York State regarding equalization rates and real property tax services.

    The accompanying Q&A to Nyack School District 2017-18 Tax Rates was created to assist in understanding guidelines that the District must adhere to when setting annual tax rates.  

    Thank you for your attention to this matter.

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  • The NEW 2017-18 District Calendar is now available on our website !

    The calendar is attached to this announcement for your convenience and can be found on the District's homepage under "About Us" in the navigation bar. 

    Please note that in the mailed version the following important documents will be included as inserts:

    -  Free & Reduced Lunch Application and packet (for eligible families)

    - Health Certificate Form and Medication Order Form (for submission to school nurses)

    - Media Release Form (for parents/guardians who DO NOT give permission for their child's photo to be posted for District use)

    - Household Contact Verification Form - NEW (for households who have not already updated their contact info for  the District database)

    A Welcome Letter from our Superintendent, "Communication Matters", and 2017-18 District Calendar Year-at-a-Glance are also included as inserts.

    All District families will be receiving a copy of this calendar in the mail in the week of August 14th.  Please call the Public Relations Office at 353-7013 if you have not received one by August 18th.

    Communications
  • District Summer Programs, and Camp Nyack, are located in Liberty Elementary School this summer at the following list of dates and times:

    Summer STARS Reading Program - July 5-July 27 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am–11:00 am

    Summer ENL Program - July 7-July 31 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am–2:00 pm  

    Kindergarten Readiness - July 10-August 3 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am-1:15 pm,

    Special Education Extended School Year - July 3-August 11 (Monday through Friday), 8:45 am-1:15 pm

    Efficacy Academy - July 5-July 27 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am-11:00 am

    CONTACT: District Summer Principal, John Joyce, 353-7253

     

    Camp Nyack (run by Nyack Center) - June 26-August 11 (Monday through Friday), 8:00 am-3:30 pm 

    CONTACT:  Camp Director, Nicole Hines, 358-2600

     

    Communications
  • AP World History Summer Assignment Information

    Please see below for AP World History Summer Assignment Information.

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  • AP U.S. History Summer Assignment

    AP U.S. History Students:  Please use the following code, k6xyhv, to sign up for our Google Classroom page so you may access part of your summer assignment.    Additional copies of Part One of the summer assignment are located in the main office.

     

     

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  • Congratulations Class of 2017! May you persevere in your life's endeavors with equity, innovation and optimism!

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  • FRIENDLY REMINDER: Nyack Schools are Going Green with increased electronic mailings and communications this summer...

    If you have not already done so, please fill out the attached form and return it to your school's main office by June 20th.  Thank you for your assistance in helping our district Go Green!

    The attached form is in English and Spanish.  It was also emailed to all families via Peachjar and will be back-packed from elementary schools one last time.

    Communications

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.

Nyack Public Library
Summer Reading Selections
 Nyack Library 2017

 

Nyack High School Summer Reading packet 
 NHS SUMMER READING 2017 

Valley Cottage Public Library
Summer Reading Selections
 Valley Cottage Library 2017

Elise's Picks
 Elise's Picks

 

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.