Spotlight on FRC Programs



    Looking for community service ideas? Attached is a list of volunteering opportunities that can be done from home, or with covid safety measures in place.

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  • PROJECT HOPE Counseling - Coping with Covid

    For FREE, confidential crisis counseling, referrals to community agencies and tips to help you manage stress caused by the pandemic, call the numbers below. Mon-Fri, 9AM – 5PM. Translation available.  Children/Families (Astor) 845-204-5223 // Adults (MHA) 845-580-2022.  Due to high call volume, please leave a message. Calls returned within 24-48 hours. A program of the NYS Office of Mental Health. Funded by FEMA. See flyers below. 

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  • Workforce Development / Programas de Capacitacion!

    Join "Neighbors Link" for ESL workforce training programs! See flyer for more information.  Unise con "Neighbors Link" para programas de capacitacion! Mire el boletin para mas informacion.  Registration required. Inscripcion requerida.

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  • Covid-19 Vaccine - Frequently Asked Questions

    This document contains the latest information compiled by the Rockland County government regarding Covid-19 vaccination (1/15/21)

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  • Annual Holiday Giving 2020

    The FRC is collecting donations of Shoprite Gift cards and/or gift cards to Target and VC/Mastercard.  See flyer for more details and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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    Learn how to fight the flu at home and school / Aprenda como combatar la gripe en su hogar y la escuela! For more information about the flu and the flu vaccine clinics call 845-364-2534. Para obtener más información sobre la gripe y las clínicas de vacunación contra la gripe, llame al 845-364-2534.


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  • 6th Grade Student Orientation - Orientación de sexto grado - Sept 22/Sept 23

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 8:05am–11am, 6th grade students in BLUE Cohort ONLY.

    Wednesday, September 23rd, 8:05am - 11am, 6th grade students in RED Cohort ONLY. 

    This will be a great opportunity for members of the Nyack Middle School family to meet and greet your child.  Transportation will be provided. For more information, see attached documents (English & Spanish) below! Esta será una gran oportunidad para que los miembros de la familia de Nyack Middle School conozcan y saluden a su hijo. Se proporcionará transporte. Para obtener más información, consulte los documentos a continuación - en ingles y espanol!

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    Fall sports physicals are scheduled for Oct. 7th and Oct. 15th (new date!).  Los exámenes físicos para deportes están programados para 7 de octubre y 15 de octubre (nueva fecha). 

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  • School Meal Update 2020 / Comidas Escolares 2020

    Both breakfast and lunch will continue to be available for pick up for eligible students while learning remotely from the Nyack Center and Waldron Terrace.  For more information, see attached flyer.  El desayuno y el almuerzo seguirán disponibles para recoger para estudiantes elegibles durante el aprendizaje de forma remota desde el Nyack Center y Waldron Terrace. Para obtener más información, consulte el folleto adjunto.

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  • Re-Entry At A Glance / Reingreso de un vistazo

    Here's all you need to know about Re-Entry 2020 on one page!  ¡Aquí encontrará todo lo que necesita saber sobre el reingreso 2020 en una página!

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Contact Us

Wanda Octaviano, FRC Coordinator Speaks Spanish/Se Habla Espanol  (845) 353-7214  Office Hrs:  9am - 2pm, Mon-Fri





Welcome to the Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center

The Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center (FRC) is here for YOU and YOUR FAMILY        

  • VIEW OUR FRC VIDEO:  "Message from the Nyack Family Resource Centers" --
  • The FRC is a family engagement program dedicated to strengthening the link between family, school and community to ensure the success of EVERY child, pre-K through 8th grade.
  • All FRC services and programs are FREE to Nyack Public School families.  
  • The FRC collaborates with teachers, administrators, community leaders and other partners, building connections to ensure that vital resources are more accessible and responsive to the changing needs of ALL families.  We are here to support you as an active partner in your child's education.  The FRC is funded by the Nyack District and Rockland 21C. 
  • Research shows that family involvement in middle school has direct links to youth's academic success and social outcomes.  The Nyack Middle School Family Resource Center's main goal is to help you, help your child during these challenging years.  
  • Please call anytime for information, answers to your questions and referral requests regarding school, district or county wide services, programs, events, community service opportunities and more! 
  • Nyack Middle School FRC Brochures - English and Spanish:   FRC Brochure NMS 2020 ENGLISH.pdf     FRC Brochure NMS 2020 SPANISH.pdf 
  • Nyack FRC District Snapshot - Successes 2019-2020 (Student Population Served: 2,963):  Nyack FRC Info Graphic 2019-2020.pdf 
  • Watch our short video of FRC Activities - NMS FRC 2015-2017

How the FRC Helps Families

  • Parent Advocacy & Support 
  • Community and District Resources including support groups, healthcare and insurance referrals, family services, student volunteer opportunities, summer camp information,  and more. 
  • Information Articles Library 
  • Outreach and Informational Events 
  • Translation Services in Spanish and Creole
  • Free School Supplies available to students all year long
  • Monthly FRC Newsletter - English and Spanish

How Families Can Help Families

The FRC coordinates a variety of charitable programs.  Here are some of the ways that YOU can help throughout the school year:

  • Helping Families Impacted by COVID-19.   How YOU can HELP - Pandemic 2020.pdf 
  • DONATION STATION - This program anonymously connects specific donations to students and families in need or in crisis. Join our email list and donate when you can.
  • SCHOOL SUPPLIES - We collect school supplies all year long - especially binders!  Donations can be dropped off in the Guidance Office.
  • Thanksgiving Supermarket GIFT CARD DRIVE - Instead of food items, the FRC gives families the opportunity to make their own food choices with supermarket gift cards.
  • COAT DRIVE in collaboration with NMS G.O. Club 
  • HOLIDAY GIVING - In collaboration with NMS staff, the FRC collects supermarket and other gift cards for our most vulnerable students and their families.
  • SPONSOR A STUDENT - Sponsor a student and cover the cost of PTA or school-sponsored, fee-based events, trips or activities for the year.