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  • Nutley at Millburn

  • Nutley vs Orange
  • Football Ticket info for Saturday, October 17

    Please click here for important information regarding purchasing tickets for Saturday's home game. 

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  • 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.

  • NY Giants Foundation Names DiGregorio Coach of the Week

    The New York Giants and Gatorade have selected Mr. Steve DiGregorio of Nutley High School (Nutley, NJ) as the Lou Rettino High School Coach of the Week for Week 4 of the 2020 season. Coach Steve DiGregorio, a Nutley native, is in his 12th season as Head Coach of the Nutley Raiders. In 2017, DiGregorio started his battle with cancer, which caused him to have to miss the 2019 season as he began six months of chemotherapy.

  • Virtual College Panel: October 20th

    Please join us as the NHS Counselors for the Virtual College Panel on October 20th 7pm-9pm!

    During this event, the representatives will address the rigors and complexities of college admission to simplify the process, and facilitate an open panel discussion where students and parents/guardians are encouraged to ask any questions they may have.

    Join via Google Meet: meet.google.com/znk-hpze-sxa

    Representatives Include:
    Caldwell University
    Drexel University

  • Nutley at West Side

  • Return To School

    On Friday, October 2, the Nutley Public Schools announced a phased in plan  for the return to school. The full letter can be found here.

    Important dates are as follows:

    Special Education, Pre-K and Kindergarten

  • JHWMS and NHS Open House Videos: Available Now

    2020-2021 NHS Open House

    John H. Walker Middle School and Nutley High School's Virtual Video Open Houses are now available.

    All Open House videos and directions on how to access those videos and student schedules are available at the following link:

    NHS
    https://www.nutleyschools.org/schools/nhs/BTS

     

    JHWMS

    https://www.nutleyschools.org/schools/jhwms/BTS

  • Financial Aid Virtual Workshop: Wednesday, October 6 7pm

    The Nutley High School Counseling Department will host a virtual Financial Aid workshop on October 6th at 7:00 pm.

    Our guest speaker and presenter will be Andre Maglione from HESAA (Higher Education Student Assistance Authority).

  • School Messenger Test: September 29

    Dear Parents/Guardians,

  • 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. 

  • Tips for Virtual Learning

    Thank you for your patience, flexibility, and support as we begin this school year while navigating remote-virtual learning.  We know that while exciting, the beginning of the school year can also be tiring and trying even with a traditional start.

  • School Counseling Virtual Meet-Up Schedule (For All Students + Parents!)¬†

    As an additional way for students to connect with one another and their counselors this year, the School Counseling Department is offering live Virtual Meet-Ups!  At the Elementary level, the grade level meet-ups will be held every other week.  At the Middle and High School levels, they will be held weekly.  There are also weekly parent meet

  • Reminders for September 8: First Day of School

    Welcome back to a new school year!

     

  • Meal Service Reminder and Update

    September 4, 2020

     

  • Freshman Orientation Details

    Greetings to all Parents/Guardians and Students of the incoming Class of 2024! 

  • OPENING DAY INFORMATION

    Dear NHS Parents/Guardians and Students,

    Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year.  As we begin in a virtual setting, I would like to take this opportunity to review some important information regarding the opening of school, scheduling and expectations.

  • August Wellness Programs: Available to All

    We understand that our students and families are managing many emotions surrounding the anticipation of the upcoming school year, and facing challenges at the community, family and individual levels as well.  As a part of our plan to support our community, we have scheduled wellness programming events beginning next week and encourage you to attend. 

     

  • New Student Registration Must Be Done Online

    Student registration will not be done in person. Registration must be done online.

    Please visit our site here: https://www.nutleyschools.org/registration

  • August 17: Important Information Regarding School Re-Opening

    Please read the letter attached, from Dr. Glazer, regarding the re-opening of school for the 2020-2021 school year.

    August 17th Letter: English

    August 17th Letter: Spanish

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

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

    Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Grade - 2018-2019

  • NHS locker pick-ups and item drop-offs

    Please see the attached letter for information about the schedule for NHS locker pick-ups and item drop-offs.

    NHS pick-up/drop-off letter

  • 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!

  • 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,

     

  • Dr. Glazer Addresses the Community: May 9

    May 9, 2020

    Dear Nutley Parents, Students, and Staff, 

     

  • May 5th Open Public Meeting/Budget Hearing

    NUTLEY BOARD OF EDUCATION

    PUBLIC HEARING on the

    2020-2021 SCHOOL BUDGET

    Monday, May 5, 2020

    Virtual Online Meeting 6:30 PM

    Followed by the Regular Board Meeting

     

  • 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.

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  • 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 www.nutleyschools.org 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!
    https://maroonandgray.nutleyschools.org/

     

  • 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.

    https://youtu.be/Qr2Ui-pA69c

     

  • 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

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    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.
    https://www.collegeboard.org/

    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.

  • NHS Journalism Students Publish February Issue of Maroon & Gray

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

  • 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. 

  • 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!

  • Middle Years bonus edition, "Being a Good Digital Citizen".

    Please see the Middle Years bonus edition, "Being a Good Digital Citizen".  Click HERE for English and HERE for Spanish.

  • 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. 

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  • 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.

     

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

    NHS

    JHWMS

    Lincoln

    Radcliffe

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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.

About

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.