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  • Special Virtual Public Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Online Meeting on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 6:30 pm to discuss the aspects of the draft Restart and Re-Opening Plan.

    A link to the online video meeting and a telephone number for audio-only will be posted here shortly prior to 6:30 pm.

    Agendas and supporting documents are available here.

    Formal action may be taken.

  • Summer Assignment Reminders

    In preparation for the next school year, we want to make sure that you are aware of summer assignments and how to access them.  


  • Draft Restart and Re-Opening Plan

    The draft plan, outlined in this document, is not an emergency or crisis education program, and it bears little resemblance to the Virtual Learning of the 2019-20 school year.  The models presented here, and the resulting compacted curricula will be comprehensive, rigorous, and adaptable to either an in-person or an online setting.

  • Change to Calendar: First Day of School

    At the July 27th Board of Education meeting, the Board voted to amend the 2020-2021 school year calendar. Staff will report to the district on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, September 1, 2, and 3 for Professional Learning regarding the hybrid instruction model that we plan to implement this fall due to COVID-19. Details on these staff days will be forthcoming.

  • July 27th Board Of Education Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Virtual Public Meeting on Monday, June 27, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

    In accordance with A3850 which supplements the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, due to the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, this is to advise that public participation shall be via Virtual Online Meeting on Monday, July 27th, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

    To join the video meeting, click this link:

  • Virtual Board Retreat

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Virtual Board Retreat on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm to discuss district and board goals for 2020-2021. 

    At 7:00 pm the Board will go into Closed Executive Session at the Spring Garden Cafeteria to discuss personnel and legal matters.

    Formal action will not be taken.

  • Virtual Online Board Meeting Notice

    Notice is hereby given that all remaining Board Meetings that were approved at the January 28, 2020 Board Meeting and published in the Nutley Sun on February 6, 2020 will be scheduled as Virtual Online Meetings until further notice.

    A link to the online video meeting and a telephone number for audio-only will be posted on shortly prior to 6:30 PM.

    Formal action will be taken.

  • Summer Group Counseling Opportunity for Students
    Dear Parent/Guardian(s),
    We are pleased to extend an opportunity for summer counseling services to support our students.  A team of NPS School Psychologists, School Social Workers, Counselors and Student Assistance Coordinators are planning and facilitating free virtual group counseling sessions for students going into grades 1-12.
  • Class of 2020 In-Person Celebrations

    Dear Class of 2020 Students, Parents, and Guardians,

    We are pleased to announce that we will be holding an in-person celebration of the Class of 2020 on Thursday, July 9th. The rain date will be on Friday, July 10th (same time sessions). The celebration will take place at Monsignor Owens Field, 44 Park Avenue, Nutley NJ (please see directions for arrival/student drop-off and parking).

  • NJ's Restart and Recovery Plan

    Please review the just released information from the Governor's office regarding September's Restart and Recovery Plan. As we develop our plan here in Nutley, we will update you regularly. Please continue to check your email and the district website this summer. Thank you.


  • Nutley Virtual Ceremonies

    As the year comes to a close, we would like to make sure you are aware of how to watch upcoming and past virtual events. This section has been created on the district website where you can watch all of these events, either at the time of their first showing, as listed below, or at a later time that is convenient for your family.


  • June 22nd Board Of Education Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Virtual Public Meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

    In accordance with A3850 which supplements the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, due to the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, this is to advise that public participation shall be via Virtual Online Meeting on Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at 6:30 pm.

    Agendas and supporting documents are available here.

    Formal action will be taken.

  • First Annual James Tricarico Scholarship Recipients Honored

    We miss our friend James here at NHS, but are happy that his memory will help our students! We are proud to announce Alexandra Protter and Kerri Holden as the first recipients of the newly established James Vincent Tricarico Memorial Scholarship!  Congratulations! May these two student carry on James' kindness.

  • Virtual Learning Meetings
    June 23rd 4-5pm - Grades 6-12
    Moderator: Kent Bania, Director of Curriculum and Instruction 6-12

    June 24rd 3-4pm - Grades 6-12
    Moderator: Kent Bania, Director of Curriculum and Instruction 6-12

    June 25th 10-11am - Grades PK-5
    Moderator: Janine Loconsolo, Director of Curriculum and Instruction PK-5

    June 25th 2-3pm - Grades 6-12
    Moderator: Kent Bania, Director of Curriculum and Instruction 6-12

    June 26th 3-4pm - Grade PK-5
    Moderator: Janine Loconsolo, Director of Curriculum and Instruction PK-5
  • June 18th Board Of Education Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm from the JHWMS Cafeteria.

    Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately go into executive session for an estimated period of time to be announced at the public meeting.

    In accordance with A3850 which supplements the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c. 231, due to the current COVID-19 State of Emergency, this is to advise that public participation shall be via Virtual Online Meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 5:30 pm.

  • Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grade - 2018-2019

    Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grade - 2018-2019

  • AHERA Management Plan Annual Notification

    The Nutley Board of Education hereby notifies all parents, students, employees and staff that the activities required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) 40 CFR, Part 763.93 have been fulfilled.

    These requirements include the Three Year Re-inspection and assessments of the asbestos containing materials located within the facilities utilized by the Nutley Board of Education.

    A copy of the updated AHERA Management Plan document is currently available for review at the Main Office of the facility.

  • Chromebook Return/Purchase: Class of 2020

    Please see that attached details regarding senior Chromebooks.


  • NHS Class of 2020

    As you may have already heard, Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey high school Classes of 2020 may have outdoor celebrations, which can take place after July 6.

    As we get more information on social distancing, capacity and acceptable protocols later today, we will begin planning with the community. We look forward to exploring ways we may continue to celebrate the Class of 2020 this summer and supplement our plans for our virtual graduation and other tributes. Stay tuned for updates!

  • Middle School Virtual Orientation

    Please click here to read the letter from Principal Egan, regarding Virtual Middle School Orientation and Course Selection.


    Join Ms. Egan for a Google Meet, Wednesday, May 27th at 6PM.


    Thank you. 

  • Year-End Virtual Events

    Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Students,

  • May 19th Board Of Education Meeting

    The Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the JHWMS Choir Room will now take place as a Virtual Online Meeting.

    Formal action will be taken.

    Agendas and supporting documents are available here.



  • Mindful Mondays: May 18, June 1, June 8, June 15

    View Video from Dr. Glazer here.


    Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Students,


  • PreK Orientation Canceled: To Be Scheduled

    Please be advised PreSchool Integrated Orientation originally scheduled for May 15 has been canceled. Details about a new date will be communicated at a later time. Thank you.

  • Dr. Glazer Addresses the Community: May 9

    May 9, 2020

    Dear Nutley Parents, Students, and Staff, 


  • May 5th Open Public Meeting/Budget Hearing



    2020-2021 SCHOOL BUDGET

    Monday, May 5, 2020

    Virtual Online Meeting 6:30 PM

    Followed by the Regular Board Meeting


  • Kindergarten Orientation and Screening to be Rescheduled

    Please be advised that Kindergarten orientation and May/June kindergarten screenings are canceled at this time. Additional information will be shared via email and on the district website as soon as available.

  • Schools To Remain Closed For 19-20 School Year

    Governor Murphy announces school closures through the remainder of this school year. "This is a difficult decision and I know that many students, parents, and staff would like to be able to return to school," Murphy said in a press release. "However, I have been unwavering on the message that we need to make decisions based on science, not emotion. And while New Jersey is making great strides in mitigating the spread of COVID-19, science tells us that at this point, we can't safely re-open our schools."

  • National Decision Day: Photos Welcome!

    Happy National Decision Day!  Traditionally, May 1st is National Decision Day - a day for students to celebrate where they have decided to continue their education or career path after high school.  We know that some colleges have extended their decision dates, so we plan to celebrate our students throughout the whole month of May this year!

  • NHS Art Students Recognized

    NHS student Anais St. Amant was awarded a scholarship from Art Educators of NJ.

    Also, NHS' Angeleah Rockford had work chosen to be part of Fresh Perspectives.

    The Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 as an outlet for artistically-accomplished New Jersey high school students to express their curiosity and creativity. This year, the exhibition will be hosted virtually.


  • April 27th Board Of Education Meeting

    The Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, April 27th, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the JHWMS Choir Room will now take place as a Virtual Online Meeting.

    Formal action will be taken.


  • Nutley High School Student Council Earns¬†National Recognition

    For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, the Nutley High School student council has been recognized as a 2020 National Gold Council of Excellence by National Association of Student Council (NatStuCo). 

  • School Counseling Resources

    April 17, 2020


    Dear Nutley Families, 


  • Governor Murphy Keeps All NJ Schools Closed Through May 15

    According to Governor Phil Murphy, all New Jersey schools will remained closed until, at least, May 15. He announced this at Thursday's press conference.

  • April 14th Special Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Virtual Online Meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm. A link to the online video meeting and a telephone number for audio-only will be posted on shortly prior to 5:00 pm.

    Upon opening the meeting, the Board will immediately go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time to discuss a pending litigation matter.

  • Holiday Weekend Letter from Dr. Glazer

    April 9, 2020



    Dear Nutley Staff, Students, and Parents,


  • Food Distribution Update: April 9, 2020

    April 9, 2020


    Dear Nutley Community,


  • Changes to Scheduled Spring Break

    Dear Nutley Staff, Students, and Parents,


  • NHS Student Council Provides Virtual Update

    The NHS Student Council provides their Virtual Update for the week. Click here to view. 

  • PSEG Offers Support to Families

    PSE&G offers support to those who are struggling to pay their bills at this time. Click here for more details about their Home Energy Assistance Program. 

  • March Issue of Maroon & Gray Publishes

    Congratulations to the Journalism I and II students for publishing their March issue!

    In this issue, the students look at the global effects of COVID-19, the recent death of Kobe Bryant, the NHS Wrestling Regional Tournament, Voter Registration and profile the NHS custodians.

    Happy reading!


  • Schoology Updates

    Please click here to read updates and information about Schoology Troubleshooting.


  • NHS Principals' Virtual Weekly Update

    Please enjoy this new NHS virtual weekly update, created by Mr. Williams, Mrs. Devore and Mr. Materia.

    Click on the below link to watch.


  • Enrichment Activity Alert from the NY Times and Academic Boosters

    The New York Times Learning Network is running an editorial writing contest for high school students (aged 16 - 19) until mid-April. NOTE: the NYT contest is open to students as young as 10, but the younger ones can only submit entries through a teacher, so we are limiting this program to students 16 and up, who can submit on their own.


  • March 18th Board of Education Meeting

    The Board Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 6:30 PM in the JHWMS Choir Room will now take place as a Virtual Online Meeting.

    Formal action will be taken.


  • NHS Student Creates Cartoon for Virtual Learning


    credit: Anais St. Amant


  • Altice Offers Nutley K-12 Families Free Wifi

    Please be advised that Altice offering free WIFI to those in the community who do not have internet at home. Below are numbers to call to access them. We are so grateful to Atlice for providing us support during this time.


  • SATs and Cafe Night Canceled

    Gov. Phil Murphy announced the spread of coronavirus in the state has prompted him to recommend the cancellation or postponement of all public gatherings of more than 250 people. 

    This would include the SATs scheduled for this coming Saturday at NHS and Cafe Night at NHS this Saturday as well.

    For more information on the SATs, visit the College Board website here.

    Cafe Night is postponed until May 30th.

    Thank you. 

  • Permitted Items Procedures at School Events

    Please review the permitted and non-permitted items procedures for our events.

  • Read Across America Takes Place This Week

    Special guests, like Mayor Scarpelli pictured here, read at the district's elementary schools this week to celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss' birthday.


  • NHS Journalism Students Publish February Issue of Maroon & Gray

    Please enjoy the February issue of the Maroon & Gray by clicking here. 

  • Author Visits Washington School

    Washington School's sixth grader, Vinuth Sumanasiri, entered a Scholastic contest and won Grand Prize, which was a visit  from Max Brallier, the author of the Last Kids on Earth series.  Mr. Brallier spoke to the sixth grade classes about his journey to become a writer, the writing process, and his ideas about the Last Kids on Earth series.  





  • Congratulations to NHS Art Students

    Congratulations to Nutley High School students for participation in the 34th annual Mount Olive High School National Art Honor Society Invitational Art Competition.

    Each year, the Mt. Olive Chapter of National Art Honor Society invites selected high schools to send 10 pieces of artwork to the competition for consideration in a number of categories: Drawing/illustration, painting, sculpture, photography, digital art, crafts and open.

  • LIKE Screening Garners Large Turnout

    Close to 400 students, parents and staff members came out last night for dinner and a movie. In partnership with the Nutley Educational Foundation - NEF, the District presented a screening of the documentary LIKE, focusing on the perils of social media and the impact of technology on our lives. A panel discussion followed with NHS students, staff members as well as key members from our community. Thank you to all who came out for the event and for all those who helped make it possible especially  Nutley Family Service Bureau and the Nutley Police Department. 

  • Integrated Pre-School Lottery Information Available


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  • Kindergarten Registration 2020-2021

    The Nutley Public School District offers a free, full-day kindergarten program for residents of Nutley. Children must be five years of age by October 1, 2020.  Kindergarten registration for the September 2020 class will be held in the Nutley High School cafeteria from 4:00pm - 7:30pm according to your school zone as listed:  

    March 3 - Lincoln and Radcliffe School 
    March 4 - Yantacaw School 
    March 5 - Spring Garden School 
    March 9 - Washington School
    March 10 - All schools

  • National School Counseling Week Begins Today

    National School Counseling Week is February 3-7, 2020.  This week, we celebrate the unique contribution of school counselors and the tremendous impact they can have in helping students and families. School counselors help students in more ways than you realize, working to support students' academic, college, career, and social emotional development.  This week we celebrate them! Take a moment to thank your school counselor.

    Follow this link to learn more about the school counselors' role!

  • VFW Patriots Pen Essay Contest Winners

    Congratulations to our JHWMS students who won the VFW Post 493, Men's and Women's Auxiliary- 2019 Patriot's Pen Essay content. The Board of Education recognized these students at this week's meeting.

    From the Post:
    1st place: Camila L.
    2nd place: Matthew B.
    3rd place: Samantha G.

    From the Post Auxiliary
    1st place: Tar'rihana M.
    2nd place: Gabriella H.

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  • Open Public Meeting

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold an Open Public Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm in the Choir Room of the John H. Walker Middle School. 

    Formal action will be taken.

  • 2020 TREP$ Registration is Open for Grades 4-8

    TREP$, short for enTREPreneur$, teaches students in grades 4-8 how to start their own businesses in 6-8 weeks. They learn the lessons in the six weekly workshops, and apply them at home as they build their business with the help of their families. The whole school community comes out to enjoy the TREP$ Marketplace where the young entrepreneurs launch their businesses together.

  • Raiders Give Back at NHS

    The Raider Donation Holiday Party took place at NHS on Friday afternoon. Students and staff raised close to $1,000 and purchased toys for children in need at the Newark Children's Hospital. All those who participated were invited to the pizza party on Friday. 


  • Computer Science Education Week Takes Place at Elementary Level

    At the elementary level, there were many computer programming activities and concepts taught during Computer Science Education Week in the school library media centers.


  • NHS Languages Students Visit Elementary Schools

    Last week, NHS Spanish and Italian Honor Society students visited Yantacaw and Spring Garden schools to read to the students in both languages! We are proud of their fluency and desire to be role models in the community by stressing the importance of bilingualism at a young age," said Coordinator of World Languages, Mrs. Julie Mitschow.



  • Annual Santa Ride

    Santa Ride

  • NHS-TV Produces Veterans' Day and Thanksgiving Specials

    NHS-TV produced two important programs this month.

    Here is the link:


    Click here to watch the Patriots' Veterans Day Program.


    Click here to watch the Thanksgiving special.


  • NHS Students Attend Jets' Sports Business Day

    NHS students attended the Jets' Sports Business Day. Students listened to Jets executives who work in business, sports marketing and management while receiving an exclusive behind the scenes tour of MetLife Stadium. The tour included 12 stadium locations, including the press box, locker room, premium clubs and field. The event was hosted by Mr. Ocejo and Mrs. Yasso.


  • Instant Decision Day Takes Place at NHS

    Instant Decision Day is taking place at NHS all day today. NHS participating seniors are scheduled for on-site interviews with up to 11 different college admissions representatives and can be admitted and awarded scholarships right here in our building. It's an exciting day for our students. Good luck and congratulations to those already accepted! A special thanks to our School Counseling department for this exciting day!

  • Substitute Teaching Opportunities

    The Nutley Public School district invites those interested to apply for substitute teaching positions. For more information and to apply, please click here.


  • NHS Auditorium Restoration Now Complete

    This week, we are pleased to announce that the NHS Auditorium Restoration Project is officially completed.

    Please join our NHS Patriot Club next Tuesday night, November 12th at 7pm for the annual Veterans' Day Program, which will be held in our newly restored NHS auditorium.

    Pictured here are Nutley Public Schools' district administrators, teachers and Board of Education member as well as those who have helped to make this restoration possible.

  • Drinking Water Reports

    Below are the drinking water reports for each specific school. Please click on the school name to view the report.





  • Fun for You Program Information

    FUN FOR ALL Special Needs Recreation Program now accepting registrations

    The Nutley Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of weekly

    Sporting programs for students with special needs.


    FUN FOR ALL is an adaptive recreation program offering a variety of seasonal

    sports and social activities on a weekly basis throughout the school year.

    Participation in the program will introduce your child to the tremendous benefits

    of sports where the focus is more on learning the basics, enjoying fitness,

  • NY JETS Discuss Character Education with Washington Students

    Last Tuesday, the Washington School sixth graders participated in a live Webinar with NY JETS Player Matthias Farley. The webinar was interactive and discussed Character Education.


  • Week of Respect Recognized in all Schools

    The Nutley School District will observe the Week of Respect beginning Monday, October 7.  In order to recognize the importance of character education, each school will provide age-appropriate instruction focusing on the prevention of harassment, intimidation, and bullying. 

  • NHS Recognizes AP Scholars

    Every fall, the AP Program recognizes high school students nationwide who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams.

    Congratulations to current NHS seniors who received 
    the AP Scholar awards for them AP Program. These students received scores of 3 or higher on three or more AP exams.

  • NHS Senior Receives Prestigious Art Award

    NHS senior and AP art student, Anais St Amant Senior AP art student recently received her acceptance letter into the Scholarship Class for Talented High School Students at The Art Students League of New York.

    Anais is the lead Set Club painter and National Art Honor Society Finance secretary. According to her art teacher of four years, Mrs. Theresa Lappostato, Anais is, ‚Äúa pretty amazing and humble student.‚ÄĚ

  • Department of Children and Families' Abuse Hotline Details

    Last month, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that requires all schools to publicly post the Department of Children and Families‚Äô Child Abuse Hotline number ‚Äď also called the State Central Registry (SCR) ‚Äď so that students as well as teachers and administrators are made aware that it exists and can easily call, if needed.¬†

    Click here to read more details. 

  • Dr. Glazer Welcomes Back Students

    Please click here to read the Welcome Back letter from Dr. Glazer. We look forward to seeing staff on Tuesday, September 3 and students on Wednesday, September 4.


  • Nurse/Medical Forms Available

    The below forms are now available for the 2019-2020 school year.

    Authorization for Medication

    Inhaler Waiver

    Medical Exam Form

    Asthma Treatment Plan 

  • NHS Students Conduct Nutley Interviews with Local Residents

    The AP US History students at Nutley High School completed an Oral History Capstone Project in which they interviewed members of the community, school or their family in order to gain a better understanding of a person’s life experience and the impact that had on either our town or their family. Some of the interviews conducted include: Mayor Joseph Scarpelli, Former Mayor Joanne Cocchiola, Lt. Christopher Rosati (NHS History Teacher), Former BOE Member Patti Williams, Nutley Hall of Fame Member Dr.

  • Summer Meals Available this Summer

    Summer meals are served free to children and teens 18 and under in communities across New Jersey.

    No enrollment, no I.D. required. Click here for more information. 

  • 1:1 Chromebook Handbook and Payment Information
    As part of the Nutley Public Schools' ongoing district-wide, long-term technology plan, all sixth grade students were issued a Hewlett Packard 14" G4 Chromebook starting in January 2017. Starting in September of 2018, all students in grades six through twelve were issued their own Chromebooks
  • Board Retreat Notice

    The Nutley Board of Education will hold a Board Retreat on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Media Center at the John H. Walker Middle School to discuss district and board goals for 2019-2020.


  • 2019 Summer Reading List

    All K-12 students attending the Nutley Public Schools during the 2019-2020 school year will have the opportunity to select books that they are interested in and motivated to read during the summer. By providing students with an element of choice, we believe that the students will be more engaged and committed to read this summer.

    View the Nutley Public Schools Summer Reading Program "Choice Matters" here.

  • WMS Promotion 2019
  • NHS Graduation 2019
  • Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grade - 2017-2018

    The New Jersey Department of Education has released school and district HIB grades as per the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights (ABR) Act.  The Nutley Public Schools has posted its Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act grades for the 2017-2018 school year to the district's homepage, the HIB webpage, and to each individual school's webpage.  These grades were determined by a district self-assessment released by the New Jersey Department of Education Commissioner.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Joseph Cappello, the Anti-Bullying Coordinator, at 973-661-8989.  

  • Dr. Glazer Shares Year-End Thoughts

    Dear Nutley Parents, Staff and Community Members,

    Tonight, we will watch as our Nutley High School Class of 2019 graduates walk out onto the Oval for the last time as our students. When they next return, it will be as alumni.

    We are so proud of their individual and class accomplishments; academically, athletically, artistically and as members of the community. In addition to these achievements, the Nutley Public School district has much to celebrate this year as well.


The Nutley School District serves approximately 4,100 students in Kindergarten through grade 12. The five elementary schools serve students K-6 and include Lincoln School, Radcliffe School, Spring Garden School, Washington School and Yantacaw School. John H. Walker Middle School serves students in grades 7-8 while Nutley High School addresses the needs of students in grades 9-12.