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District Announcements

  • 2022-23 District Calendar Now Online

    The 2022–23 District Calendar is now available on the district website. Printed copies of the calendar will be mailed in mid-August to households with students entering pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The first day of school is Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

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  • Proposed District-Wide Safety Plan

    Click here for the Proposed 2022-2023 District-Wide Safety Plan. Questions and/or comments about the Plan should be directed to Bill Castoro, district security supervisor, at 441-4911 or A public hearing on this Plan will be held at the Board of Education meeting on August 25, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Board of Education Organizational Meeting

    At the annual organizational meeting on July 6, Donna Peirez was sworn into her third term as a Board trustee, and Rebecca Sassouni and Jeffrey Shi were appointed as president and vice president (respectively) of the Board for the 2022-23 school year.

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Health and Wellness

Registration Information

  • Kindergarten & Universal Pre-K (UPK) Registration Remains Open

    Kindergarten and UPK registration remains open for the 2022–23 school year. All registration applications are now processed online.


    All children who will attend public or private school kindergarten in Sept. 2022 must be registered. Any child who legally resides within the school district and will be 5 years old on or before Dec. 1, 2022, is eligible for kindergarten.

    Universal Pre-K

    UPK is a half-day program offered to residents at no cost; a supplemental half-day, tuition-based enrichment program called “Fun For Fours” is also available with limited enrollment. To be enrolled, children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2022.  

    For more information, visit our Office of Registration home page, download a registration packet, or call the Registrar’s Office at (516) 441-4080.

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Featured Video

  • The "Great Neck Pride" video series highlights student accomplishments and the outstanding academic programs that we're proud to offer to our school community. Stay tuned to our website and social media channels for new episodes from April through June 2022.

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    GNPS/TV Current Programs
    Programs currently airing on GNPS/TV include the South Middle Cultural Heritage Celebration, South High Spotlight, North Middle Spotlight, and Village School Exhibition.  GNPS/TV programming reflects the offerings of the Great Neck Public Schools and the achievements of its students and staff. Programs may be viewed within the incorporated villages of Great Neck on Optimum Channel 75 and on Verizon Fios Channel 32. Programs are also available on-demand, 24/7, on the GNPS/TV web page.

    For more information, please visit the GNPS/TV homepage or contact Robert Zahn, director of educational television and broadcast media, by e-mail at, or by phone at (516) 441-4676.

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GNPS Community Education


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    Community Ed Fall 2022 Catalog
    The Great Neck Community Ed Fall 2022 catalog is now available online, featuring a variety of in-person and online courses. Registration is underway and classes will begin the week of Sept. 12. Visit the Community Ed web page for more details about course offerings and registration.


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  • Class of 2022—Barstow & Scott Moss Awards

    Each year, North and South high schools announce the winners of significant graduation awards, including the annual Barstow and Scott Moss Awards. Recipients of the Barstow Award are Sahar Tartak, Kevin Khadavi, and David Zheng from North High, and Lydia Wang and John Xie from South High. The Scott Moss Award recipient is Sana Merchant from South High.

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  • Class of 2022—Gleitsman & Taney Awards

    North High School presents two prestigious awards at its graduation ceremony—the Alan L. Gleitsman Outstanding Graduate Award and the Genelle Taney Memorial Award. This year's award recipients are Sahar Tartak and Natasha Khazzam, respectively.

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  • Class of 2022 Valedictorians & Salutatorians

    Meet the 2022 Valedictorians and Salutatorians: North High Valedictorian Sahar Tartak, South High Valedictorian Jansen Wong, North High Co-Salutatorians Kevin Khadavi and David Zeng, and South High Salutatorian Ross Williams.

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  • North High Athlete Earns All-American Honors

    Adam Namdar, a senior at North High School, capped off his high school track and field career with a podium finish at the Nike Outdoor National Championships in Eugene, Oregon on June 18. He competed in the high jump against the best high school athletes in the country and won third place with an impressive jump of 6’7”.

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