Announcements

  • 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.

     

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Summer Reading Packets

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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.

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  • Visit "Need to Know" for "Spirit Day" information.

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

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Welcome to Valley Cottage Nurses Office

Please be sure to check this site periodically for updates

Contact info

Patricia Kozar, (Nurse Patti)

845-353-7290

pkozar@nyackschools.org

Fax 845-353-7287

Announcements

  • Physicals and Immunization Requirements

    It is recommended that all students submit a physical to the Nurse's Office with an updated copy of their immunization record. NY State Law mandates that all New students; and students in Kindergarten, Grade 2 and 4 submit a current physical to  Nurses's Office. Physicals are good for one year from the date of the exam.

    *STUDENTS THAT FAIL TO  SUBMIT A MANDATED PHYSICAL MAY BE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN IN-SCHOOL PHYSICAL BY THE SCHOOL DOCTOR AT THE DISTRICT'S DISCRETION SO THAT WE MAY REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH NY STATE.

    When your child receives immunizations, please remember to send an updated legal MD or clinic record to the Nurse's Office.

    Nurse Notes
  • PHYSICAL AND IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS

    Physicals and Dental Exams: NYS Law mandates that all New students, and students in Kindergarten, Grade 2 and 4 submit a current physical and proof of a dental exam to the Nurse's Office. Physicals and dental exams are good for one year from the date of the exam.

    *STUDENTS THAT FAIL TO SUBMIT A MANDATED PHYSICAL MAY BE REQUIRED TO HAVE AN IN-SCHOOL PHYSICAL BY THE SCHOOL DOCTOR AT THE DISTRICT'S DISCRETION SO THAT WE MAY REMAIN IN COMPLIANCE WITH NEW YORK STATE.

    When your child receives immunizations, Please send an updated legal MD or clinic record to the Nurse's Office. All students are required to have their immunization records on file in the Nurse's Office.

    Nurse Notes
  • Fall Allergies

    Seasonal allergies are on the rise.  Contact your Pediatrician for recommended treatment. Please send in Asthma Management Care Plan completed by MD with necessary medications.  Call me with any questions or concerns.

    Nurse Notes

Resources

New York State Department of Health

www.health.ny.gov