Welcome to the Communications and Public Relations Department

"The basic building block of good communications is the feeling that every human being is unique and of value"  - Anonymous

The Nyack School District's Public Relations and Information Office has developed a comprehensive Communications Plan to keep our community informed, engaged and invested. Priority is placed on strengthening community relationships, celebrating daily accomplishments of our students and supporting our vision:

"Building Bridges for today's students to cross into tomorrow's world with Equity, Innovation and Optimism".   

Communications & Public Relations Goals

We are committed to providing public information that is clear and timely.

We encourage authentic dialogue and invite your comments, questions and concerns via "Let's Talk".

We are always listening for innovative ways to optimize outreach and engage our school community.

We proudly promote daily success stories featuring experiences, events and opportunities that embed our Core Elements of Education.

 "CITE" on Communications CITE  :  District Communication Plan on Prezi

Announcements

  • A Sex Offender Notification has been sent to all District staff and families, Oct. 5, 2018

    Please be advised regarding the attached letter from Dr. Montesano, Superintendent of Schools. 

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  • The FERPA Notification of Rights for 2018-19 was sent via Infinite Campus to all District families.

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are 18 years of age or older (“eligible students”) certain rights with respect to the student’s education records. The FERPA Notification of Rights is attached, here, for your convenience. 

    Please be advised that the District has extended the Opt Out response until October 31, 2018.  Thank you.

    Communications
  • What's NEW with Nyack Schools Technology & Innovation: UPDATE FOR SCHOOL COMMUNITY

    September’s back-to-school focus has been energized by NEW  Technology throughout the District in all schools and our Administration Building.

    The attached flyer has been emailed and posted to keep all District families informed and provide contact information to access technology assistance, if needed. 

    Thank you for your patience and partnership as we continue implementing new and improved technology for the benefit of our school community.

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  • Our NEW 2018-19 Nyack Schools Calendar is now available online! Download it here.

    We are please to present our brand new 2018-19 District Calendar.  This year, we've included color photos that bring our District vision to life with emphasis on equity, innovation and optimism.  It will be posted for the school year under "About Us" > Calendars. 

    The printed version will be mailed to all District families the week of August 13th and distributed to all staff on Superintendent's Conference Day, September 4th.

    Communications
  • 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.

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