Announcements

  • NYS MATH TESTING REMINDER

    NYS Mathematics Exams will be on May 2, 3, and 4, 2017.  These exams will be administered from approximately 8:10am-10:10am.  Students will then follow their schedule using a 2-hour delay schedule.   

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  • An important letter to parents and guardians regarding the popular Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" has been sent by the Superintendent...

    The letter, dated April 24th, 2017, is accompanied by a document from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) that contains information for parents and guardians to read and take into consideration. Our District recognizes that schools have "an important role in preventing youth suicide, and being aware of potential risk factors in students' lives is vital to this responsibility."   Feel free to contact Dr. Montesano's office should you need more information or support.

    Thank you for your attention to this very important matter. The Dr. Montesano's letter and the NASP document are attached, below.

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  • The 2017-18 Proposed Budget was presented at the April 18th BOE meeting and is available to the public.

    Please see the attached presentation made by Dr. Montesano to the Board of Education. 

    Our annual Budget Newsletter, Straight Talk, will be mailed out to all District residents on Friday, May 5th.  It will include a message from our Superintendent and BOE President, Karen Hughes, along with Points of Pride, the Budget Notice, a listing of the BOE Trustee candidates on the ballot, and a Q&A section.

    The Budget/Trustee Vote is on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017.  Please remember to vote.

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  • Nyack Middle School in the Journal News

    Nyack Students, integrate technology into classroom learning.  

    Click on the link below to view the entire article. 

    NMS Journal News Article

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  • The attached letter from Dr. Montesano was sent to District families and all staff on 3/24/17 RE: undocumented & immigrant students rights.

    This letter also contains a link to a statement from the New York State Attorney General Schneiderman and Education Commissioner Elia advising schools on protecting immigrant students, "In Light of Recent Federal Immigration-Related Actions, Guidance Reminds Districts of Their Duty to Uphold the Rights of Immigrant Students and Safeguard Student Data".

    Nyack Public Schools is steadfast in its commitment to protecting the rights of all students. 

    The letter is attached in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.  Thank you for your attention to this.

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  • Summer Camp Resources

    The attached information is provided to assist you with a starting point in your search for the right summer program(s) for your children.  Program information is always subject to change so please be sure to contact individual providers for the most current information, dates and costs.  For additional assistance, contact the Family Resource Center at (845)353-7214.

     

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  • Please see the 2/27/17 letter from Dr. Montesano RE: Transgender Student Rights which was sent District-wide to families and staff

    The statement contains a link to the 2/23/17 Press Release from Attorney General Schneiderman and State Education Commissioner Elia issuing a reminder that New York State protects transgender students.  A second link contains a July 2015 "Guidance to School Districts for Creating a Safe and Supportive School Environment for Transgender and Nonconforming Students", issued by the NY State Education Department (NYSED).  A third link contains results  of a statewide school district survey designed to help determine whether public schools are meeting their obligations under the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).

    Nyack Public Schools will continue to fully support the July 2015 guidance document issued by NYSED.

    A quote from Dr. Montesano's letter was featured in The Journal News 3-21-17 article, "Safe & Secure".

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  • Attention 7th & 8th Graders Interested in Spring Sports

    Middle School Spring Sports Online Registration will be open Monday, February 27, 2017

    Please see attached flyer for more information. 

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  • The BOE approved the 2017-18 School Calendar at the Feb. 7th, 2017 meeting. The PDF is attached, below, for your convenience.

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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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Message from the Principal : David Johnson

 Nyack Middle School serves approximately 640 students in grades 6 through 8.  We strive to create an environment where all students learn, grow and become "better students and better citizens" who will contribute to this outstanding community.  At Nyack Middle School, we strive to prepare our students to take a leading role in our ever evolving world.  We stress 21st century skills such as collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity.  

Parental involvement and communication is the foundation of any successful school.  We foster parental involvement and communication by holding monthly Principal's Breakfast chats, publishing a quarterly newsletter, PTA meetings, emails and constantly updating our school website. 

As a resident of this community and a parent of two students who attend Nyack Public Schools,  I am deeply invested in the success of every student attending Nyack Middle School. Please stop by to share ideas that would help us improve your child's educational experience.    

David Johnson
Nyack Middle School Principal

 

 

 

 

 

Middle School Dates to Remember...

April 28, 2017 - Community Service Hours are Due, Final Day

May 2-4, 2017 - NYS Math Test

Congratulations.......

7th Grade NMS Student, Tayler A. finished 1st Place at the NY State Geography Bee in Albany this past weekend.  Tayler will move on to compete in the National Geography Bee in Washington, D.C. this May.  

 

 

Nyack Middle School in the Journal News.....

Nyack Students integrate technology into classroom learning.  Click on link below for the full article.

NMS Journal News Article 

 

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