Come February, there’s a chance you might glimpse Nyack High School band leader Michael Smith on stage at the 2015 Grammy awards show telecast. The long-time Rockland County music educator is one of 25 semi-finalists in the running for the Grammy’s second annual Music Educator Award. Ten finalists will be… Read More →
Three local students have been named recipients of $2,500 scholarships awarded by United Water and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) NY Chapter. They are: Emily Algert of Tappan Zee High School, Connor Burnich of Nyack Senior High School and Adaugo Ezike of New Rochelle High School. NAWC scholarships… Read More →
Miracle Fox and Quie-Shaun Price are seventh-graders at Nyack Middle School. This year they’ve been part of the district’s new Fresh Start program, a new after-school program to help middle-schoolers who live at Waldron Terrace apartments with their homework. The program is held at the apartment complex’s community center three… Read More →
The Rockland County School Boards Association presents an information session on bullying in schools tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Rockland BOCES headquarters, Building #10, 65 Parrot Road, West Nyack. Travis W. Jackson, a state-certified school counselor and DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) trainer, will facilitate a presentation on these… Read More →
Nyack College will host its annual Social Justice Day Luncheon on Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at 12:30 p.m. at The Nyack Seaport, 21 Burd Street in Nyack. This tradition is a prelude to celebrating the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, which will be observed on Monday, Jan. 20. M&T Bank… Read More →
Students and staff at Liberty Elementary School in the Nyack school district are holding an annual pajama drive to help less fortunate children stay warm and toasty on these chilly nights. Wednesday, Nov. 27, is Pajama Day, when kids — and staff, if they like — get to wear pajamas… Read More →
Nyack High School seniors, staff and parents will prepare and serve their annual Thanksgiving feast for about 150 senior citizens from the community on Monday, Nov. 25. The event, featuring the traditional meal and entertainment by the Nyack High School Jazz Band, will be held in the high school cafeteria… Read More →
The Nyack?Board of Education will appoint a replacement trustee to serve out the remaining term of Bryan Burrell, who resigned on Nov. 13. School board president Michael Lagana said today the board will accept applications until Dec. 1 and will appoint the new trustee in early December. The school board… Read More →
Nyack College held its graduation ceremonies May 8. Read on for the full list of graduates or click here to view the Nyack College photo gallery. Looking for your friends? You can view the graduation lists or photo galleries for all local high schools and colleges by clicking on these… Read More →
Nyack High School held its graduation ceremonies June 25. Read on for the list of graduates or click here to view the Nyack High photo gallery. You can also commemorate this event by tagging yourself in our Facebook albums. Photo by Vincent DiSalvio/The Journal News/LoHud.com Looking for your friends? You… Read More →
Nyack High School held its graduation ceremonies tonight. Following is a list of all the graduates. Hereâ€™s a link to the home page for the photo galleries for all local graduations. Here’s a link to the Nyack High photo gallery. Congrats to all!
A student named Ricky Moson sent us a few photos of the Nyack High School prank yesterday. Why a few dudes were shirtless in one of these photos I can’t explain, but I won’t publish it! I’ll be happy to post any other non-shirtless photos of the prankster night or… Read More →
My colleague Steve Lieberman reports that… Nyack â€” Six high school seniors will share $5,000 in college scholarships on Saturday through a fund named for two Nyack officers murdered in the line of duty.The O’Grady-Brown Scholarship Awards breakfast starts at 10 a.m. at the Nyack Seaport. The keynote speaker will… Read More →
Members of the Nyack High School mock trial team, which won the Lower Hudson Valley competition on Sunday, are presenting their trophy to the Nyack Board of Education tonight. The team goes on to state competition May 19 and 20.
By Steve Lieberman The Journal News NYACK – It was a gang-related incident at Nyack High School that set off brawls across downtown Wednesday, police and some students said yesterday.Two people were wounded in the series of fights between the youngsters armed with knives, bats, an ax and claw hammers… Read More →