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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 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...


Junior Prom 2017 news

The Junior Prom will take place on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Albany Marriott on Wolf Road in Colonie. More details about the prom, Contract for Safety and after-promo


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


Student Congress announces grant opportunities for clubs and organizations

Student Congress has opened a new grant that will allow clubs and organizations within the school to apply for funding. Learn more and access the application


NHS Music Department proudly presents "the Phantom of the opera," March 2-4

Performances will be March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and 
March 4 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and $15; all seating is reserved. More information, ticket orders and Matinee Magic


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]


date of the june 2017 senior gala

The correct date for the Senior Gala is Friday, June 16, 2017. It will take place at the Glen Sanders Mansion from 7:00 to 11:00 pm. The date was published incorrectly in the high school PTO newsletter.


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