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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Welcome to the Nyack Public Schools PTA Page

THE NATIONAL CONGRESS OF PARENTS AND TEACHERS is an educational organization that seeks to unite the forces of home, school, and community on behalf of children and youth.

THE OBJECTIVES ARE:

  • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship.
  • To raise the standards of home life.
  • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
  • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
  • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.

The National PTA is more than 100 years old. It is the oldest national volunteer organization in the United States.

PTA Presidents 2017-18

Each Nyack School has a PTA organization which provides vital support and input to the District and our students.

Please see school pages for specific information on the each school's PTA activities.  PTA flyers are posted to Peachjar to keep parents connected.

 

Liberty Elementary Co-Presidents:

 Amy Anthony  -  AmyBAnthony@yahoo.com

 Andrea Jordon  -  AMF389@yahoo.com

 

Upper Nyack Elementary President:

Anna Dabney  -  anna.dabney@gmail.com

 

Valley Cottage Elementary Co Presidents:

Debra Coyne  -  debra4@optonline.net

Shannon Bender  -  slbender3@aol.com

 

Nyack Middle School President:

Bonnie Cintron,  646-842-2715  -   bbcintron@aol.com

 

Nyack High School PTSA President:

Jen Stone, 845-656-9643  -  jenstone71@gmail.com

 

PTA Parent Council President:

Jean Voutsinas  -  bptks@optonline.net

 

SEPTSA  President

Scott Nappi, 845-290-2497  -  alumnibaseball@aol.com