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  • Faculty Recital POSTPONED

    The District Faculty Recital, originally scheduled for Oct. 21, has been POSTPONED. Information about the rescheduled event will be shared when available.

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  • GNPS Community Closet Event at South Middle School, Oct. 14

    The GNPS Community Closet will host a FREE shopping event on Thursday, Oct. 14, from 4-6 p.m. at South Middle School. Clothing will be available for children and adults. Please call or email Julie Goldin, with any questions: 516-441-7991 or

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  • District-Wide Safety Plan

    The 2021-2022 District-Wide Safety Plan, developed by the District Safety Team, was adopted by the Board of Education on September 22. The plan can be viewed here.

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  • School Board Meetings Available via Livestream

    The Great Neck Board of Education is pleased to announce that Public Action Meetings are available for online viewing via livestream. A livestream link will be posted before each meeting on the District homepage.

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  • Sept. 22 Board Meeting Location Change - 7:30 p.m. at Kennedy School

    The Board of Education Public Action Meeting scheduled for Wed., Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. will take place at the John F. Kennedy School, 1A Grassfield Rd. This meeting has changed from its original location (Saddle Rock) that is printed in the District Calendar.

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  • Free School Lunch Meals Available for Students

    The Food and Nutrition Department reminds families that school lunch meals are available to all GNPS students at no charge for the 2021–22 school year. This free meal program is made possible through federal and state funding dedicated to providing students with healthy, nutritious meals through June 30, 2022.

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  • 2021-2022 GNPS Print Calendar Available Online

    The 2021–2022 District Calendar is currently available online. Print copies will be mailed to households with school-age children in mid-August. Residents without school-age children may request a copy by calling 441-4006.

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  • Board of Education Organizational Meeting, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. at North Middle

    Based on current guidelines and low COVID positivity rates within the community, the Board of Education anticipates returning to in-person public meetings beginning with the Organizational Meeting on July 1 at 7:30 p.m. at North Middle School. Please note that the meeting time and location are different than printed in the 2020–21 District Calendar.

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  • Board of Education Public Action Meeting, June 2

    The Board of Education will hold a public action meeting on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at 7:30 p.m., preceded by UPTC Committee Reports at 6:45 p.m. Click on the announcement title for more details.

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  • Reopening Plan Update for Secondary Schools

    The Great Neck Public Schools has announced plans to return more secondary students to the classroom for daily, in-person instruction in May 2021. Click on the announcement title to review an addendum to the District's Reopening Plan that outlines measures to support the safe return of middle and high school students to daily classroom instruction.

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Health and Wellness

  • School Reopening 2021-2022
    School officials continue to abide by all guidance provided by local, state, and federal agencies regarding COVID-19. Updates are shared with our school community as soon as they become available. For information, links, and resources, visit the School Reopening 2021-2022 Page.

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GNPS Television

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    GNPS/TV Current Programs
    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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Registration Information

  • Online Registration Dates for 2022–23 Kindergarten & UPK 

    All applications to register for Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and Kindergarten for the 2022–23 school year will be processed online.

    Universal Pre-K

    The District offers a UPK program to all Great Neck School District residents at no cost. UPK Online Registration will open Oct. 25 through Nov. 12, 2021. To enroll, children must be 4 years old by Dec. 1, 2022.  


    Kindergarten Online Registration will open on Jan. 10, 2022. 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.

    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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GNPS Community Education

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    Community Ed Fall 2021 Catalog
    The Great Neck Community Ed Fall 2021 catalog is now available online, featuring a variety of in-person and online courses. Registration is underway and classes will begin on Monday, September 13. Visit the Community Ed web page for more details about course offerings and registration.

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