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South Middle Winter Concerts -- Dec. 9 & 10
The South Middle music department is proud to present Winter Concert 1 on Tuesday, Dec. 9, and Winter Concert 2 on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Both Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m., and will take place in the school's auditorium. Read more...

North Middle Winter Concert -- Dec. 10
North Middle's Grade 7-8 Winter Concert will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the school auditorium. Read more...

North High Winter Concert -- Dec. 11
North High student musicians will perform their Winter Concert on Thursday, Dec. 11, beginning with Music in the Lobby at 7:15 p.m., and the full Concert at 7:30 p.m., in the school's auditorium. Read more...

South High Winter Concert 1 -- Dec. 11
South High's Winter Concert 1 will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7:30 p.m., in the school auditorium. Nine vocal and instrumental groups will offer an evening of exciting music. Read more...

SHS Improv

Improv at South High -- Dec. 12
Theatre South's Improv Troupe will be performing on Friday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m., at South High School, 341 Lakeville Rd. During the performance, students improvise and create characters and scenes based on ideas from the audience. Read more...

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.


What's New at Cumberland?
Learn, explore, create, and have fun at the GNPS Adult Continuing Education Program! Register now for our winter session. Don't wait! Click on the Adult Ed icon above to view our online catalog, or call us at (516) 441-4949 for more information. Cumberland...a class above.


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 You can also read more, visit the GNPS/TV On Demand Site, or vist the GNPS/TV Web site.

Superintendent Search
Superintendent Thomas P. Dolan announced his retirement at the
Nov. 17 Board Meeting. Read the GNPS Press Release and
view the GNPS advertisement for our
Superintendent Search.

South High's Chicago, In Pictures

North High's Rent, In Pictures
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Niche Ranks GNPS Teachers #1 and District #6 in Nation!
Niche, an education review Web site, has ranked GNPS #1 in their
2015 National Rankings for Best Public School Teachers in America
and #6 for Best Public School District in America.
Read the GNPS Press Release and the Business Insider Article.

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 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.


Jay Zussman Named Siemens Finalist
Jay Zussman, a South High senior, is one of three Long Island students who were named finalists in the prestigious Siemens science research competion. Read more, courtesy of Newsday...

SM Teachers

LI Technology Summit Presenters
Three South Middle School teachers--Sandi Cooper, Catherine Graybosch, and Justin Lander--were workshop presenters at the 2014 Long Island Technology and Education Summit. Read more...

Master Teacher Finalist Chosen
Alan Schorn, science research and physics teacher at North High School, has been selected as a New York State Master Teacher Finalist.Read more...

ALC Food Drive

Adult Learning Center's Food DriveEach year, just before Thanksgiving, the students at the Great Neck Public Schools Adult Learning Center donate food to Long Island Cares, Harry Chapin Food Bank. Gathered here, holding some donations are Student Council members, from left: Phillen Gu, Jessica Zhou, Wanting Zhang, Lisa Liu, and Ana Goya. Middle row, from left: Mandy Xio, Jacob Yaghobin, and Yuka Nakagawa. Last row, from left: Director of Adult Basic Education Errin Hatwood, Superintendent Thomas Dolan, Board of Education Trustee Susan Healy, and Board of Education President Barbara Berkowitz.

Teachers Assist with Lincoln Center Music Guide
South High School music students, under the able guidance of Michael Schwartz, performing arts chairperson/instrumental music teacher, and Pamela Levy, vocal music teacher, have excelled in the school's chamber music programs and have consistently been chosen to perform at Lincoln Center, in the Chamber Music Society Young Musicians Concerts. It was a well-earned accolade, therefore, when Mr. Schwartz and Dr. Levy were invited by Derek Balcom, Lincoln Center's director of education, to assist with the handbook, "Building a Chamber Music Program, A Teacher's Guide," produced by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Read more...


Rent Actor Visits North High
Actor Anthony Rapp (right) interacted with North High students during their dress rehearsal for Rent. Drama teacher Jonathan Gellert is at left. 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.

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