Daily Announcements

Regents Rescheduled! New York State Department of Education has made an exception due to the weather conditions. Any Regents Exams canceled due to the weather (Physics, Algebra, English, Global History, RCT Math, and RCT Writing) will be administered on Thursday during the AM and PM testing blocks and Friday during the AM block. If you were scheduled to take a Regents or RCT which was cancelled, please see the schedule below. Integrated Algebra Regents, English Regents, and Math RCT Thursday at 7:30 Global History and Geography Regents, Physics Regents, and RCT Writing Thursday at 12:15.  Algebra Common Core Friday at 7:30 and Earth Science Mandatory Practical at 10:00 on Friday.  Please report to the main office at the High School. If you have a conflict with a local exam, accommodations will be made.

Due to the 2 hour delay on Friday, January 30, please be advised that exams previously scheduled to begin at 7:45 will begin at 9:45.  This includes Algebra Common Core Regents, AP Spanish, Global History and Geography 9 & 10, and ESL Global History and Geography. In addition, the Earth Science Lab Practical will be administered at 2:30 on Friday afternoon.   Afternoon exams will begin at 12:15 as planned. Students who receive additional time to complete their exams will be given the opportunity to make-up their second exam next week.

REVISED Regents & Midterm Exam Schedule

The January 2015 Regents and Midterm Exam Schedule has been revised to reflect the weather closings which occurred this week.  Please click below to view the latest updated schedule (as of January 28th).
Please note that the bus schedule is located at the bottom of the page. Also be reminded that if your child does not have an exam on any day, they do not need to report to school. No classes will be held during Exam week.


January 2015 REVISED 1-28-15 3PM (2).pdf
Second Quarter Report Card Delayed
Due to inclement weather and the rescheduling of Regents and midterms exams, the mailing of the second quarter report card has been delayed until the week of February 9th.  Please click below to see the letter mailed home from Principal Nicole Saieva and Assistant Principal Tracy Smith.
2nd Quarter Report Card.pdf
SENIOR OPEN CAMPUS OPT-IN PERMISSION FORM

Please click below for information, policy, regulations and the permission slip regarding the Senior Open Campus

Senior Open Campus Opt-In Form for 2014-15 (2).pdf
2015-2016 Program of Studies
The 2015-2016 Program of Studies is now available in the Guidance Office or by clicking below.
Program of Studies 2015-16 R (2).pdf

Attention Freshmen:The Science Research Program is accepting applications.  Science Research is a three-year program that allows you the opportunity to carry out a research project under the guidance of a professional in your area of interest.  Interested students MUST apply during their Freshman year, and MUST attend a meeting with a parent/guardian in the NHS library at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  Applications can be picked up in the HS library or in room 115, and must be turned in by Friday, February 6, 2015.  For further information, contact Mary Foisy (mfoisy@nyackschools.org), Kirsten Kleinman (kkleinman@nyackschools.org), or Deirdre O'Hagan (dohagan@nyackschools.com).

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 6, 2015.


Nyack High School has earned a place on the College Board’s 5th Annual Honor Roll. 

The success of our students is a direct reflection of our teachers' commitment, dedication, and passion for reaching all of our students.

According to the College Board, Nyack is one of 547 schools in the US and Canada being honored with placement on the Annual Honor Roll for increasing access to AP course work while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores for 3 or higher on AP Exams.   The Board of Education and Central Office Administrators will be acknowledging this recognition at the December 9th Board meeting.   


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NYACK STUDENTS ARE AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS INTEL AWARDS

Brooklyn Grossbard,
a senior at Nyack High School, has been named a Semifinalist in the Intel Talent Search 2015, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math completion.  Brooklyn was one of 300 semifinalist chosen from a pool of over 1,800 entrants hailing from 41 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas, for her project entitled, “Secretion of Organic Compounds from Tissue Engineered Adipose on Silk Scaffolds of Differing Sizes Compared to Differing Culture Periods.”  Brooklyn receives a $1,000 award from Intel, and an additional $1,000 goes to the school. 

Tyler Jenss, a senior at Nyack High School, received an Intel STS Student Initiative Badge for his project entitled, “Growth of Cyanobacteria on Extraterrestrial Materials.”  This badge is awarded to an entrant who has exhibited extraordinary effort and dedication in his or her pursuit of scientific research and has made great accomplishments relative to the resources available to him or her.

Daniel Plaisance, Radene Mitchell, Zoe Friedberg, Arianna Injeian, and Emma McGirl were awarded STS Entrant Badges, for recognition of the significant effort involved in successfully completing the STS application, which includes conducting an authentic, college-level research project, and writing a summary paper with a thorough analysis of the data.


Please click below for the Dignity for All Students Incident Report Form.
DASA Incident report-secondary (2).pdf

NHS Philosophy and Goals

Nyack High School is a community, proud of its traditions and rich diversity. We strive to meet the needs of all students and to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. In a spirit of collaboration, we seek to provide an environment that fosters scholastic excellence, cultural appreciation, ethical behavior and democratic values. We value individuality and the effort to realize full potential. We encourage harmonious partnerships among students, staff, parents and wider community.

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Message from the Principal

Welcome to Nyack High School
To contact offices in the high school please use the following telephone numbers:
Attendance:             353-7110
Main Office:             353-7100
Guidance Office:      353-7120
Nurses Office:          353-7140
Athletic Office:         353-7135
Voice mail system:  353-7165

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jan 26 - Fri, Jan 30
Regents Exam Week

Monday, February 2
E Day
Tuesday, February 3
A Day
Wednesday, February 4
B Day
Drama Works (HS 7PM)

Weather

Today, 1/30/2015
High: 32 Low: 27
Snow likely
82% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 1/31/2015
High: 17 Low: 7
Mostly clear
11% chance of precipitation.