2015-16 Universal Pre-K (UPK) Registration
UPK is offered to GNPS residents with busing at no cost. To enroll in the a.m. or p.m. session, your child must be 4 years old by 12/1/15. Some students can attend the GN Community School, our collaborative agency, at 225 Schenck Avenue, but without busing. Please read our UPK Letter or visit the Parkville Web Site for more information. Registration takes place at the Registrar's Office, Phipps Administration Building, 345 Lakeville Rd, (516) 441-4080. You may visit the Registration Web site for additional information and/or our Registration Forms Page to download documents.
Music Night at South High -- Nov. 7
South High School will be hosting its fall Music Night on Friday, Nov. 7, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the school's Music Suite, room 309, 341 Lakeville Rd. Instrumental and vocal students will perform in various genre including original compositions, pop, jazz, rock, Broadway, and classical. There will be a $5 per person cover charge that includes refreshments. For further information, please contact Michael Schwartz, performing arts department head/instrumental music teacher, at email@example.com.
Artistic Endeavors at GNPS Continuing Education
Explore your creativity hands-on with Great Neck Public Schools Continuing Education. For more information, call 441-4940, read more, or visit greatneckadulted.org to view the online catalog.
GNPS/TV October Programs
Current programming on GNPS/TV, over Cablevision Channel 75 and Verizon Channel 32, includes North Middle School's Art Show and Grades 7-8 Choral Concert; South High School's opera, The Magic Flute; and Focus on Education: an interview with Kennedy School's new assistant principal, Kathleen Murray.
For More Information - Please contact Robert Zahn, district educational cable TV producer/director, by phone at (516) 441-4676 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read more, visit the GNPS/TV On Demand Site, or vist the GNPS/TV Web site.
|GNPS Community Survey - Respond By November 3
The Board of Education is conducting an online GNPS Community Survey
which will seek information to assist the Board in planning for the future.
Please read Dr. Dolan's Letter and click the link above to participate.
The survey is also available in Chinese, Farsi, Korean, and Spanish,
and can be printed, completed, and submitted in any school Main Office
or the Superintendent's Office located in the Phipps Administration Building.
The North High "Spooktacular" Halloween Fair
Thursday, October 30, 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Elementary students are invited to the "spooktacular" Halloween Fair
hosted by the North High 10th Grade Advisories and the North High PTO.
Math in Focus Parent Workshop
Tuesday, November 18, 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
A new Math in Focus Parent Workshop will take place
at the Kennedy Cafeteria on the above date and time.
Good Health Habits and Prevention
GNPS Nurses have released three documents to promote
good health habits and prevention tips for the cold and flu season.
Please read their Parent Letter, When To Keep Child Home document,
and the Incubation and Contagious Periods document.
Click our 200th commemorative banner to read about the history
of our school district. Click the photo of North High School under
construction to view a historic photo gallery of our school district.
Good To Know
Learn about the GNPS
System and use our online
Administration Directory and District Directory to contact us.
Learn about our Go Green initiative which leverages ParentLink,
the GNPS Web site, and the Campus Parent Portal to improve
communication, reduce paper, and save
Village School Wins W!SE Finance Award
The Village School has been named a W!SE Blue Star School having excelled on the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test. The award, to be presented in November, is for the 2013-14 academic year. Read more...
Siemens Winners Named
Four Great Neck South High School seniors have been named winners in the 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. Jay Zussman is a Regional Finalist. Named Semifinalists are: Justin Chen, Katie Tan, and Eric Zhong. The Competition gives students the opportunity to conduct original research and reveals the brightest high school minds in contention for this teen-science prize. Details about the student's award-winning projects will appear in the future.
Board of Education Student Delegates
At the October meeting of the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education, student delegates, representing the district's secondary schools, were introduced to the community. These non-voting delegates are encouraged to express opinions about educational and student matters, to voice school issues or concerns, and to take pertinent Board agenda items back to their respective schools. Read more...
Shark Dive Adventure at LI Aquarium
Over 60 South High School students in Marine Science and Biology classes recently participated in an exciting trip to the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center in Riverhead. A highlight of the Aquarium trip included a Shark Dive Adventure. South High Science Department Head Brad Krauz and Anabelle Liu (a student chosen by lottery) were equipped by the Aquarium with wetsuits and SCUBA equipment and went into the 120,000-gallon tank where they were able to see the animals up close and in person. Read more...
District News Archive
To read past press releases from the Great Neck Public Schools in their entirety,
please visit our District News Archive.