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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.

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Faculty Recital: An Evening of Outstanding Music -- Oct. 23
The exceptional musical talents of the Great Neck Public Schools faculty will again entertain all at the 23rd annual Faculty Recital on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m., at South High School, 341 Lakeville Rd. The Recital brings together concert-hall-caliber instrumental and vocal musicians performing classical music by Chopin, Schubert, Milhaud, and Quilter. Tickets at the door are $5 (suggested donation). Proceeds will benefit the Music Scholarship Fund. Read more...


Memoir, Art, Brunch with GNPS Continuing Education
Join the Great Neck Public Schools Continuing Education for learning and fun this fall.
For more information, call 441-4940, read more, or visit to view the online catalog.

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 Parent 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.

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

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.

GNPS High School Graduations On Demand
GNPS June 2014 Commencement Ceremonies for North High,
South High, and Village are now available on demand via the
GNPS/TV On Demand Site. You may also read the
NH Commencement Speeches and the SH Commencement Speeches.

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 VOIP Phone 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 taxpayer dollars.

Siemens Winners Named
Four Great Neck South High School seniors have just been named Semifinalists in the prestigious 2014 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. They are Justin Chen, Katie Tan, Eric Zhong, and Jay Zussman. The Competition gives students the opportunity to conduct original research and reveals the brightest high school minds in contention for this coveted teen-science prize. Details about the students' award-winning projects will appear in the future.


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.


Two Teachers Excel in Professional Writing and Photography
Joseph Rutkowski, North High School instrumental music teacher, has articles appearing in the September 2014 editions of two professional music journals. Deidre Elzer-Lento, technology department chairperson and yearbook photography advisor at South Middle School, had one of her photos chosen as the "Photo of the Day" for October 3, by Imaging Resource, one of the largest photo news and review sites on the Web.

District News Archive
To read past press releases from the Great Neck Public Schools in their entirety, please visit our District News Archive.

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Office of Instructional Technology
Great Neck Public Schools
Phipps Administration Building
345 Lakeville Road
Great Neck, NY 11020

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Last Updated October 21, 2014
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