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8th Grade Residency Re-verification
The annual Residency Re-verification for current eighth-grade students must be completed before high school admission. Please read the letter from Dr. Dolan in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, or Farsi. You may also view our FAQ and Checklist.

Kindergarten Registration
Parents of eligible students may register their children now. Please read our Kindergarten Letter for more information. Note: Students currently enrolled in UPK do NOT need to register.

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 12/1/14. Some students can attend the GN Community School, our collaborative agency, at 225 Schenck Avenue, but without busing. Please read our UPK Letter for more information or click the Parkville logo above.

Registration 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.


ESOL & TASC Summer Programs at the Adult Learning Center
The Great Neck Public Schools Clover Drive Adult Learning Center, 105 Clover Drive, will be offering ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) and TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion, formerly known as GED) preparation classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, June 24-July 24, 9 a.m.-Noon, and 6-9 p.m. Registration for summer classes and labs must be in person, at the Center, on Monday, June 2, or Tuesday, June 3, from 9 a.m.-Noon, or from 6-9 p.m. Read more...

Summer Offerings at GNPS Continuing Ed.
A potpourri of classes is offered this summer season at Great Neck Public Schools Continuing Ed. Explore new interests or hone existing ones in a relaxed atmosphere, close to home, in air-conditioned rooms. CPR for children/infants, defensive driving, fine arts and fine crafts, film discussion, French language immersion, home sale advice, and PSAT/SAT Prep for high school students are among the classes scheduled. If, by some chance, you did not receive the Adult Program catalog (it's the one with the tablet and apps on the cover), please phone us at 516-441-4949, or contact us by e-mail at You can also peruse it online by following the link to the Adult Program on the scroll menu. While supplies last, all summer semester registrants are invited to pick up an Adult Ed tote bag in the Main Office at the Cumberland center.
For more information, call 441-4940, read more, or visit to view the online catalog.

Computer & Technology at GNPS Continuing Ed.
Whether you are new to computers or are an advanced student of technology, the Great Neck Public Schools Continuing Ed Program offers classes to meet all levels. Our popular Computer Essentials class is for those using computers for the first time. Expand your marketable skills with Word I and Word II, or PowerPoint. Enhance your knowledge of Gmail, learn how technology can assist you in an emergency, or find out the latest information about cell phones.
For more information, call 441-4940, read more, or visit to view the online catalog.


GNPS/TV Programs
Current viewing over Great Neck Public Schools Television (GNPS/TV) includes these three shows: GNPS Student Filmmakers Showcase, GNPS/TV Spotlight: South High Edition, and Four Score and Seven (an original movie). Call 441-4676, read more, visit, or contact Robert Zahn at

GNPS Class of 2014 Photo Farewell

North High Graduation
South High Graduation
Commencement Speaker
Superintendent Thomas Dolan
Village School

GNPS 200th Anniversary Calendar Posted
The Office of Public Information has posted the
2014-15 GNPS Calendar which includes the
Calendar Pages
, Text Pages, and Overview Page.

2014-15 Board Meeting Schedule Posted
The 2014-15 Board of Education Meeting Schedule

has been posted.

Office of Instruction Summer Parent Letter
The Office of Instruction has prepared a
Summer Parent Letter
containing Parent Involvement and Summer Reading links.

2014-2015 Immunization Changes for School Attendance
The New York State Department of Health has revised the
immunization requirements for school attendance. If you receive a
notice from your school nurse, please contact your physician.
For all students regardless of grade level, please read the
Immunization Requirements for the 2014-2015 School Year
and for incoming sixth graders, the mandated Tdap Vaccine.

GNPS Summer Program Registration
Registration is open for the 68th annual GNPS Summer Programs.
Programs for elementary, middle, and high school students run
weekdays during July and August. For information, read more,
visit the 2014 GNPS Summer Program home page for details,
and see the 2014 GNPS Summer Recreation Program home
page for online brochures and bus schedules.

GNPS partners with SCOPE to offer the
2014-2015 After-School SCOPE Child Care Program.

The Reporting Resolution for District Clerk and District Treasurer
has been posted in accordance with NYS regulations.

Good To Know

Learn about the GNPS VOIP Phone System and use our
online Administration Directory and District Directory to
contact our schools and offices.

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.


Career Day at South Middle
South Middle School seventh-graders experienced a "peek" into their possible career futures through the school's first annual Career Fair held in May. Over 30 community professionals offered workshops on topics from medicine and law to science, fashion, and athletics.
Read and see more...

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Gleitsman & Taney Awards
The John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School presents two prestigious awards at its graduation ceremony--the Alan L. Gleitsman Outstanding Graduate Award and the Genelle Taney Memorial Award. (The school's other awards are given at the Senior Awards event prior to commencement). Conor O'Byrne is the winner of the 2014 Gleitsman Award. Kamla Kumar is the winner of the Genelle Taney Memorial Award, which was established in 2006.

Nassau County Science Competition Winners
Seven students from North and South High Schools took awards at the second annual Nassau County Science Competition.

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Class of 2014 -- New Awards
In addition to recognizing graduating seniors at the John L. Miller-Great Neck North High School and the William A. Shine-Great Neck South High School for the traditional top awards--Valedictorian, Salutatorian, Barstow, and Scott Moss--recognition is also given to students who received new awards. There were five, first-time awards this year.


Village Student Wins W!SE Financial Award
Christopher (Chris) Helms, a senior at the Village School (Great Neck's alternative high school) scored a 98 on the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification Test and is now a Financial Literacy Certification Scholar.


District Retirees Recognized
The Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education and professional associations representing teachers, administrators, and civil service staff recently recognized 28 retirees, many of whom are shown in the accompanying photo.

Secondary Staff Granted Tenure
At its June 16 meeting, the Great Neck Public Schools Board of Education granted tenure to one secondary school administrator and 25 secondary school teachers.

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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