The 2018-19 Budget Newsletter has been posted and mailed to the school community. The Budget/Trustee Vote is May 15.
“Proposed Budget Maximizes Safety, Security, Technology and Emphasizes 21st Century Skills for AllStudents” headlines the 2018 edition of Straight Talk which includes an annual “With Pride” section of District highlights and accomplishments; the Budget Notice, Fast Facts and Q&A; Key Initiatives that this budget supports; a listing of Trustee candidates and polling sites; and the two propositions on the ballot for this year.
Community members are encouraged to take a look at the newsletter and make an informed vote on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Polling sites are open from 7:00am - 9:00pm.
For more information, please contact the PR Office at 353-7013.
Results of the School Start Times Survey are now available to the public. Please see attached analysis.
Nyack's BOE and the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. James Montesano, are dedicated to keeping our community informed.
Please see the attached analysis of the survey entitled "Examining School Start Times: What Do YOU Think?" which was distributed to District parents, guardians and high school students February - March of 2018. A total of 1,697 responses were received.
The Board of Education has approved the School District Calendar for 2018-19.
The approved District calendar for the 2018-19 school year has been emailed to all District staff and families, upon BOE approval at the March 20th School Board Meeting. It can be found on the District website in the navigation bar under "About Us" > Calendars and has been uploaded to this announcement.
Nyack Public Schools is committed to creating an environment where all are welcome. We strive to make our facilities and technologies accessible to all students, staff and visitors in accordance to WCAG 2.0 Level AA guidelines.
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.
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".