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John Rickert, Principal
1626 Balltown Rd., Niskayuna NY 12309
Phone: (518) 382-2511, Ext. 21701  Fax: (518) 382-2539
picture of students at Choral Festival

Graduation ticket information

GRADUATION TICKET INFORMATION

If you submitted a request for extra tickets for this year's graduaton ceremony and have not been contacted by Mr. Bianchi, this means that your request has been received and filled. This year we have received an overwhelming number of requests for extra tickets. At the present time, we are "sold out" of tickets and are maintaining a growing waiting list for requests for extra tickets. Read more about graduation tickets

 

Senior Barbecue

The senior barbecue will take place on Tuesday, June 20 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the high school. Rain or Shine.
NHS seniors will be guests at the barbecue upon their return from graduation rehearsal at Proctors. They will also receive their cap and gown and tickets to graduation at this time. [read more]

 

Senior Gala

The Senior Gala will take place on Friday June 16, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at The Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia. Each student must secure and complete a Contract For Safety before he or she can purchase their ticket. Price of ticket is $42.00 per person. [read more]

 

Exam schedules and reminders for june 2017

As we approach the final weeks of school, the high school is providing the schedules and informational reminders for local and Regents exams. June 2017 exam information

 

Math department posts 2017 review calendars

Please use the following links to access the math class review calendars in PDF format for May and June 2017: Algebra 1  |  Geometry  |  Algebra 2

 

Summer 2017 Driver Education Information

Summer 2017 Driver Education Information Registration dates will be May 15-26, with a deadline of 12 noon on May 26 for all applications to be in. Registration information can be picked up at the high school's East Office. The cost is $350. Openings will be filled starting with seniors, in the order of oldest to youngest. The dates for the course are July 5-August 8. Students must be available from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m., 5 days a week during this time frame. Students should not sign up for the course unless they can attend every class. In order to be eligible students must be 16 years of age on or before July 5th, 2017 and must be in possession of a driver's license or a valid learner's permit before the course begins.

 

graduation news for June 2017

On or about May 1st, every senior will receive a letter in homeroom from Mr. Rickert entitled "Commencement - Fact Sheet"". Each household of a senior will also receive this letter by U.S. Mail. If you do not receive this letter, extra copies are available from Mr.Bianchi or Mrs. Harland in the Counseling Center. Read more...

 

A legacy of excellence remembered as mike jones is named Ymca educator of the year

Mike Jones' legacy of excellence in language education and advocacy for his students, was recognized by the Capital District YMCA with its Outstanding Educator Award on April 5. Five Niskayuna High School seniors were honored for their nomination as Outstanding Students at the organizaton's annual awards breakfast, held at Key Hall at Proctors. READ MORE

 

Niskayuna senior finds inspiration behind the camera

If you hear the name Jad Jacobs in Niskayuna, you will also likely hear "Opus 12" mentioned in the same breath. Why? Sixteen-year-old Jacob is the writer, director and editor of the web series Opus 12 which featured classmates and Niskayuna staff in its debut in 2015. read more

Presentation from 8th Grade Parent night

An orientation program for the parents of students who will enter 9th grade in September 2017 was held at the High School on Thursday, Jan. 5. View the presentation from the orientation program [PDF]

 

2017-18 Program of Studies is available

The Niskayuna HS Program of Studies for 2017-18 is now available right here. This document includes course descriptions and will guide planning in the months leading up to the 2017-18 school year.

 

Sixteen NHS student-athletes sign Division I and II Letters of Intent

With pens poised to sign, sixteen student-athletes from the Niskayuna class of 2017 were honored by Principal John Rickert as he read aloud their accomplishments, both athletic and academic. read more

 

Student forum information

Student Forum provides a regular venue for Niskayuna High School students to engage with the high school and district administration and Board of Education members. Meetings are open to all high school students. More information, meeting schedule & minutes