District Announcements

  • A letter from our Superintendent of Schools was sent to District parents/guardians and staff in response to the Parkland, Fla. tragedy

    The letter, in English and Spanish, is attached to this announcement.

    Si ou bezwen enfòmasyon tradui an kreyòl,rele Jocelyne Abraham nan 353-7044.

    Si le hace falta información traducida en español, llame a Yesenia Polanco 353-7042.

     

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  • A Letter from the Superintendent was emailed to parents/guardians RE: students' use of District-approved internet applications and webtools

    Nyack Public Schools utilizes certain internet-based applications (commonly referred to as "apps") and webtools to provide effective educational resources for students.  A list of District-approved apps and webtools, with the privacy policy for each, can be found on the District website  under Parent Resources > Bill of Rights > Information Regarding Other Applications & Webtools. 

    Please note that this listing will be updated throughout the year as apps and webtools are added or deleted, with District approval.

    The letter is attached here for your convenience in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.

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  • A District letter has been sent to Parents/Guardians with reminders and recommendations regarding the Flu Season

    Please see the attached letter from Leo Macias, Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services, sent on Feb. 1st, 2018.

    Thank you for your attention to this important information.

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  • Nyack Schools Launch a NEW early childhood literacy program to help babies learn and thrive in the first 3 years of life.

    The NYACK BASICS launched on January 8th, 2018.  Over 150 school community leaders, early childhood educators and county service providers joined together in Hilltop Auditorium to kick off this new initiative lead by Superintendent James Montesano and Assistant Superintendent Winsome Gregory. 

    The District welcomed Chancellor Betty Rosa, Regent Judy Johnson and Regent Luis Reyes from the NY State Department of Ed for a tour of the schools.  Founder of The Boston Basics and Harvard Economist Ron Ferguson lead the the day as keynote speaker. The District plans to implement The Nyack Basics and support a community-lead campaign to help ensure that all children read by the third grade.

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  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole

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Budget and Vote Information

BUDGET VOTE AND BOARD TRUSTEE ELECTION - TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2018

POLLS OPEN: 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM  

POLLING LOCATIONS:

1.  Depew Manor
2.  Hilltop Building (Nyack Schools Administration Building)
3.  Valley Cottage Elementary School
4.  Upper Nyack Elementary School

FIND YOUR POLLING LOCATION (Upper Nyack, Upper Grandview and Grandview are all listed under NYACK)

VOTER REGISTRATION:  

To qualify as a voter, you must be:

  • A citizen of the United States
  • At least 18 years old
  • A resident of the school district for at least 30 days prior to the day of the vote

In order to vote in the school budget vote and board elections, voters must be registered with the Rockland County Board of Elections or Nyack School District.  You are registered if you have voted in a general or school election at your present address in the past 4 years.   Am I registered?

To Register:

  • You may register with the Board of Elections, 11 New Hempstead Rd, New City, NY 10956, (845- 638-5172).
  • You may register at the Nyack Schools District Office, 13A Dickinson Avenue, Nyack through Wednesday, May 9, 2018.  In-person registration is required along with photo identification and proof of residence.
ABSENTEE BALLOTS:
A registered voter who will be unable to vote in person on the day of the election must first complete an APPLICATION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT which can be downloaded here or obtained from the District Clerk by mail or in person at the Nyack Schools Administration Building, 13A Dickinson Avenue, Nyack. Upon receipt and review of the application, a ballot will be issued. Ballots must be returned to the District Clerk no later than 5:00 PM on the day of the vote.   

BOARD CANDIDATES:
Any person 18 years or older; a resident of the District for at least a year; a U.S. citizen; and a registered voter may run for a position on the School Board.

Anyone interested in running for the Board of Education should contact the District Clerk at 353-7015 to obtain a packet containing the guidelines for running and the nominating petition. Signatures of at least 27 qualified voters are required on the nominating petition. The deadline for filing the petition is 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018. 

For further information on the School Budget Vote or Board Trustee Election, please contact the District Clerk between 8:00 AM-4:00 PM any week day:

Linda DeCicco, District Clerk
Phone: (845) 353-7015
Email: LDecicco@nyackschools.org