A Letter from the Superintendent was emailed to parents/guardians RE: students' use of District-approved internet applications and 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.
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.
Deposit funds directly into an account using your student's ID number* (obtained from your child's school or report card.)
Monitor balances or your student's purchases
MyPaymentPlus charges a fee of 4.75% of the transaction amount each time a deposit is made.
Important Information about logging on with your child's student ID number: All student passwords require 7-digits. If your child's student ID number is less than 7 digits, you must enter zeros in front of the ID number when logging in. For example, if your child's ID number is 1234, your password will be 0001234.
The Board of Education recognizes that on occasion, students may forget to bring meal money to school. To ensure that students do not go hungry while also promoting fiscal responsibility, the Board will allow students who may forget meal money to “charge” the cost of meals to be paid back at a later date. Please refer to the terms in Charging School Meals Policy 8595 which can be found in the ePolicy Manual located in the District home page "Board of Ed" > "Policies".