Daily Announcements

Five Science Research Seniors won major awards at the Westchester Rockland 30th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. 

WesRock JSHS is the regional preliminary competition for the Upstate New York Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, one of the most prestigious forums for young scientists in the country.

Congratulations to Stephanie Micucci - 1st Place, Zoe Friedberg - 2nd Place, Brooklyn Grossbard - 2nd Place, Tyler Jenss - 3rd Place and Daniel Plaisance - 1st Place.  Please click below for more information on their individual recognitions.  Brooklyn, Zoe and Stehanie move on to present at Upstate JSHS and compete to become a delegate at the National JSHS.  Tyler will present a competitive poster at Upstate JSHS.

JSHS Press Release (2).pdf
Nyack High School's Academic League Wins 2nd Place!

Academic League is a county wide trivia tournament where schools compete against each other in topics such as History, Math, Science, English, Foreign Language, and Pop Culture. The members of the 2014-2015 Nyack High School Academic League team are Owen Voutsinas-Klose (10th), Edward Jiao (12th), Julia Tippett (12th), Dan Plaisance (12th), Sophia Carroll (10th), Amulya Marellapudi (10th), Tai Uong (11th), and Adrian Stepper (10th).  The team is advised by Nyack High School Math Teacher Erika Tatti, whose dedication is unparalleled. Nyack finished the season with a 6-2 record, placing second in the county.  On Thursday, March 12, 2015, the Nyack High School Academic League team competed in the Rockland Academic League Invitational and came in second place.  In the preliminary rounds, Owen, Ed, Julia, and Dan competed against Tappan Zee and North Rockland.  Nyack advanced to the semifinals to compete against Tappan Zee again.  After defeating Tappan Zee, Nyack advanced to the final to compete against Suffern.  After a match that went back and forth, Nyack was defeated, earning second placed.


Science and Engineering Fair
On Saturday, March 20th, Science teacher, Kirsten Kleinman, accompanied our students to Troy, NY.  Congratulations to the following award winners from the Greater Capitol Region Science and Engineering Fair (GCRSEF) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute .

  • Tyler Jenss - Walter Eppenstein Astronomy/Physics Award for outstanding physics or astronomy project
  • Daniel Plaisance - Regeneron Award for most creativity in improving or identifying health issues in an individual
  • Chloe HutchinsU.S. Navy and Marine Corps Award for excellence in science or engineering AND Stockholm Junior Water Prize for the best projects related to water quality, resource management, protection or treatment.


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
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.   



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.


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, Mar 30 - Fri, Apr 3
Mon, Apr 6 - Wed, Apr 8
Thursday, April 9
C Day
PTSA Staff Appreciation Brunch
Friday, April 10
D Day


Today, 3/28/2015
High: 34 Low: 29
Slight chance snow
31% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/29/2015
High: 42 Low: 19
Mostly cloudy
13% chance of precipitation.