District Announcements

  • District Summer Programs, and Camp Nyack, are located in Liberty Elementary School this summer at the following list of dates and times:

    Summer STARS Reading Program - July 5-July 27 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am–11:00 am

    Summer ENL Program - July 7-July 31 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am–2:00 pm  

    Kindergarten Readiness - July 10-August 3 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am-1:15 pm,

    Special Education Extended School Year - July 3-August 11 (Monday through Friday), 8:45 am-1:15 pm

    Efficacy Academy - July 5-July 27 (Monday through Thursday), 9:00 am-11:00 am

    CONTACT: District Summer Principal, John Joyce, 353-7253

     

    Camp Nyack (run by Nyack Center) - June 26-August 11 (Monday through Friday), 8:00 am-3:30 pm 

    CONTACT:  Camp Director, Nicole Hines, 358-2600

     

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  • Congratulations Class of 2017! May you persevere in your life's endeavors with equity, innovation and optimism!

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  • FRIENDLY REMINDER: Nyack Schools are Going Green with increased electronic mailings and communications this summer...

    If you have not already done so, please fill out the attached form and return it to your school's main office by June 20th.  Thank you for your assistance in helping our district Go Green!

    The attached form is in English and Spanish.  It was also emailed to all families via Peachjar and will be back-packed from elementary schools one last time.

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  • It's mosquito & tick season! Please see the attached public service announcements on disease prevention, provided by Rockland Health Dept.

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  • The 2017-18 School Calendar has been REVISED, as approved at the May 2, 2017 BOE Meeting

    The revisions include a one-day earlier  Start Date to school on Tuesday, September 5th, 2017; and different dates for Spring Recess beginning Friday, March 30 thru Friday, April 6, 2018.

    The revised version has been attached, below, and emailed to staff and families District-wide via Peachjar and Parent Portal accounts.  

    Thank you for your attention to this change.

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  • Kindergarten Registration is now OPEN. Children who turn 5 years of age by December 1, 2017 are eligible to register.

    To find out how to register your incoming Kindergartner, please go to our District homepage at www.nyackschools.org; click on "Parent Resources" at the top of the page in the Navigation Bar; scroll down and click on "Registration".  Follow the directions for online registration.  Once you have registered online OR if you have any questions regarding the process, please contact the District's Registrar's Office at 353 - 7038 to make an appointment.  Thank you.

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  • REMINDER Regarding the District's NEW Media Release Opt-Out Form and Protocol

    Parents and Guardians: the District has a NEW Media Release/Opt Out protocol that will go into effect this month, October, 2016.  All parents/guardians should have received the attached letter in their summer mailing  that  included  a September 26th deadline for any "Opt Outs".   Parents/guardians who do not wish their child's photograph to be featured on our new websites must have checked the appropriate boxes on this form and have sent it back to their child's school.  Please call the District's Office of Public Relations at (845) 353-7013 with any questions regarding this new protocol.  The Media Opt Out Form is one that can be filled out at any time but must be kept at the school building level for easy access by staff and to ensure that the protocol  is effectively followed. The District looks forward to celebrating daily accomplishments and sharing them via posts to our new District sites.

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Welcome to the Music Department

Welcome to the Nyack Public Schools Music Department Homepage. Below, you will find links to all of the music teachers' webpages throughout all five music buildings. It is our mission to make music accessible to all students in our district. Thank you for your continued support of our program!

2017 Nyack Summer Music Registration!

Click to download: 2017 Nyack Summer Music Brochure.pdf 

Registration Deadline: 6/23/17

Announcements

  • Bill and Judy Ryan make annual commitment to the Ryan Fund

    Thank you for the Ryan family for supporting our studnets through the Ryan Fund. Their contributions have expanded the opportunities our district can offer in our effort to make music accessible to all.

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  • NHS Chamber Orchestra to perform at Nyack Indoor Street Fair 12/4/16

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  • NHS Jazz Band to perform at upcoming HS Senior Thanksgiving Feast 5:00pm

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  • 18 students selected for 2016 Area All State Festival at Cornwall HS

    Congratulations to our accepted HS Students!

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  • NHS Marching Band places in top 10 at NYSFBC in Syracuse

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  • Nyack HS Students Selected for 2017 NYSSMA ALL STATE Festival in Rochester, NY

    Congratulations to our students for their accomplishment!

    Mr. Matthew Suffern - Bass - Wind Ensemble

    Maria Camitan - Violin - Alternate - Orchestra

    Anna DeCarvalho - Cello - Alternate - Orchestra

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  • Mr. Humphrey Selected as GRAMMY EDUCATOR AWARD QUARTER FINALIST

    A total of 290 music teachers from 264 cities across 41 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 3,300 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states. The Music Educator Award was established to recognize current educators (kindergarten through college, public and private schools) who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools. A joint partnership and presentation of The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation, the recipient will be honored during GRAMMY Week 2017. The semifinalists will be announced in September.  Good Luck Mr. Humphrey!

    Click Here for more information: http://www.grammyintheschools.com/features/290-quarterfinalists-selected-2017-music-educator-award

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  • 2016/2017 Instrumental Music Program Begins on Monday, September 19, 2016

    The 4th & 5th Grade Instrumental Music Program LAUNCHES on Monday 9/19/16!

    Ms. Winze and Ms. Johnsen have prepared UNE, LIB, and VCE for an exciting new Instrumental Music Year!

    Make sure to have your instruments!

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Contact Info

Matthew M. Lucero

Music Department Chairperson

845-353-7173

mlucero@nyackschools.com

 

 

 

MusicWorks

  

Red Storm Marching Band