• 2017 PRIDE Survey Results were presented to the Board of Ed. and Community on Tuesday, Nov. 28th. The Power Point is attached, here...

    OCADA (Our Community Against Drug Abuse) Coalition will present outcomes and insights from our most recent PRIDE Survey results. 

    The PRIDE Survey was given county-wide to 8th and 11th grade students in the Spring of 2017.  Results and analysis provide important information to the school community regarding substance use, availability, perception of risk and trends among our youth.  To find out more about OCADA, please visit


  • Thank you for your participation in our Community Forum Series. We invite you to continue the dialogue via Let's Talk!

    In Nyack Schools, we are interested in continuing a community-wide, collaborative conversation of what it takes to ensure that all students succeed and how to measure that success in our ever-changing, complex world.

    With Let's Talk! , we respond promptly and directly to your concerns, questions, suggestions and comments when you provide us with your contact information and the dialogue is continued.   If you choose, submissions can also be anonymous.  Please see the attached flyer with specific instructions for how to use Let's Talk!

    Whether you are a student, parent, staff or community member, we are listening and hope to hear from you!

  • There are no after school activities and clubs today, 11/22/17

    Early dismissal 11:00am today.

    Nyack Middle School
  • Parent Teacher Conferences

    Due to power loss at NMS all conferences that were scheduled 11/6/17, are now rescheduled for Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Your scheduled time for the  5 minute teacher conference will remain the same.  If you are unable to come in on 11/21, please call the main office 353-7200.  This message pertains to only those parents whose conference was canceled on 11/6/17.  Thank you for your patience and understanding.

    Nyack Middle School
  • Nyack Middle School "Stomps Out Bullying!"

    Nyack Middle School


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    Winter Concerts!

    This is a friendly reminder that concert season is fast approaching! Please be sure to read all the information in this email and to mark your calendars.
    Grade 6 Concert - Tuesday 12/12 - 1:30PM @ NMS
    Grade 7 Concert - Wednesday 12/13 1:30PM @ NMS
    Grade 8 Concert - Thursday 12/14 - 7:00PM @ Nyack High School (call time: 6:15pm)
    Concert attendance is required for all students, and is worth 20% of their quarter 2 grade. Join us in celebrating and recognizing all of the hard work our students have put in over the course of the fall semester!
    Our students will be participating in full ensemble rehearsals (three for each grade level). Those rehearsals are listed below, and will be announced to the students. Any help in reminding them at home of these rehearsals is appreciated.
    6th Grade Orchestra

    Rehearsal 1-Wednesday 12/6 - Period 1 (B Day, in ROOM 222)

    Rehearsal 2-Thursday 12/7 - Period 7 (A Day, in ROOM 222)

    Rehearsal 3-Monday 12/11 - Period 7 (A Day, in ROOM 222)


    7th Grade Orchestra

    Rehearsal 1 - Wednesday 11/29 - Period 3 (A Day, in ROOM 222)

    Rehearsal 2-Wednesday 12/6 - Period 3 (B Day, in ROOM 222)

    Rehearsal 3-Wednesday 12/13 - Period 1 (A Day, in the GYM)


    8th Grade Orchestra

    Rehearsal 1-Thursday 11/30 - Period 4 (B Day, in Room 204)

    Rehearsal 2-Thursday 12/7 - Period 4 (A Day, in Room 204)

    Rehearsal 3 - Thursday 12/14 - Period 4 (A Day, in Room 204)
    Thank you for your support!
    Ms. Perlman's Orchestra & Band
  • Middle School Chamber Orchestra

    Middle School Chamber Orchestra Club will be begin on Tuesday, October 17th in the Band Room between 3pm-3:45pm.

    It is not too late to audition! Please see me to schedule an audition time if you're interested.

    Chamber Orchestra Club will be held every Tuesday from 3pm-3:45pm.

    Ms. Perlman's Orchestra & Band

Valley Cottage Elementary - CHOOSE YOUR CLASS!

Contact Information

Ms. Rebecca Perlman

Orchestra Director, Nyack Middle School

4th Grade Orchestra & 5th Grade Band Teacher, Valley Cottage Elementary

You can reach me at