• 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.


  • 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.

  • OCADA and PTA Meeting is Canceled for Tonight

    Please be advised that the OCADA and PTA meeting schedule for tonight, Wednesday, February 7, 2018, has been canceled.  

    Nyack Middle School
  • Nyack Middle School 2017-2018 Yearbook

    Don't Forget to Order your Nyack Middle School 2017-2018 Yearbook.  Please send in your payment of $30.00 before  April 27th, see Mrs. Falvo in the guidance office for more information.    

    Nyack Middle School
  • 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.

  • Nyack Middle School "Stomps Out Bullying!"

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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.

  • Please take note of the FERPA form that was sent out to all District families in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole


Welcome to the Middle School Guidance Department.

Welcome to the Middle School Guidance Department. 


Counselors: Francesca Falvo( 6th grade), Liz Battista ( 8th grade), Edgar Lambert( 7th grade)




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Contact Us

Middle School Guidance and Counseling Department:  353-7220/7221
Lorraine Longing, Director of Guidance K - 12,
School Counselors:
Francesca Falvograde 6, 353-7223,
Edgar Lambert, grade 7, 353-7224, 
Liz Battista, grade 8, 353-7225,
Jeanine Rufo, School Social Worker, 353-7238,
Dr. Laverne Campbell-Lodge, School Psychologist, 353-7226,
Theresa Holland, 353-7220,
Eileen McGee, 353-7221,


College planning tips for Middle School students and parents

No matter what grade you are in, it's never too early to begin planning and preparing for College.  Middle School is important for building a academic foundation. 

  • Form strong study habits by being prepared, studying and doing your homework every night.
  • Stay focused , set academic and personal goals and work towards achieving those milestones.
  • Get organized, develop a calendar, to keep track of important test dates and assignment and project due dates. 
  • Get and stay involved in extracurricular clubs  - getting involved in different clubs and activities helps to develop your interests and you will feel more engaged in your school experience.
  • Visit a nearby college campus
  • Browse through the resources available to you in the Naviance program.  Begin to develop a resume.  Search colleges.  Complete a Career Cluster Finder, or Strength Explorer.
  • Meet with  your school counselor.  Your counselor is a valuable resource for you. 

8 to 9th grade transition information

High School Program of Studies: 2018-2019 Nyack High School Program of Studies.

8th grade parent orientation was  January 24 at 7pm at the High School.  To view the powerpoint:   WELCOME CLASS OF 2022 PARENTS.

Powerpoint from Elective Assembly on January 12 at the Middle School:  Class of 2022.

Freshmen Elective sheet:  Freshmen course selection form.

Program of Studies worksheet:  Your high school Plan of Studies worksheet.

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