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John Rickert, Principal
1626 Balltown Rd., Niskayuna NY 12309
Phone: (518) 382-2511, Ext. 21701  Fax: (518) 382-2539
picture of students at Choral Festival

March Concert Scheduling Note in light of recent snow days

Please note the following:

  • The concert scheduled for Thursday, March 16, will take place as planned at 7 p.m.

  • The concert scheduled for Wednesday, March 15 has been rescheduled to Monday, March 20, at 7 p.m.


NHS to Celebrate World Languages Week, March 6-10

The World Language Department is excited to celebrate National World Language Week, March 6-10 by highlighting one language each day. This year’s motto is "Find the missing piece. Learn a language!." Read more & view the schedule


Student Congress announces grant opportunities for clubs and organizations

Student Congress has opened a new grant that will allow clubs and organizations within the school to apply for funding. Learn more and access the application


NHS Music Department proudly presents "the Phantom of the opera," March 2-4

Performances will be March 2 and 3 at 7:30 p.m. and 
March 4 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and $15; all seating is reserved. More information, ticket orders and Matinee Magic


Niskayuna senior finds inspiration behind the camera

If you hear the name Jad Jacobs in Niskayuna, you will also likely hear "Opus 12" mentioned in the same breath. Why? Sixteen-year-old Jacob is the writer, director and editor of the web series Opus 12 which featured classmates and Niskayuna staff in its debut in 2015. read more

Presentation from 8th Grade Parent night

An orientation program for the parents of students who will enter 9th grade in September 2017 was held at the High School on Thursday, Jan. 5. View the presentation from the orientation program [PDF]


date of the june 2017 senior gala

The correct date for the Senior Gala is Friday, June 16, 2017. It will take place at the Glen Sanders Mansion from 7:00 to 11:00 pm. The date was published incorrectly in the high school PTO newsletter.


2017-18 Program of Studies is available

The Niskayuna HS Program of Studies for 2017-18 is now available right here. This document includes course descriptions and will guide planning in the months leading up to the 2017-18 school year.


Sixteen NHS student-athletes sign Division I and II Letters of Intent

With pens poised to sign, sixteen student-athletes from the Niskayuna class of 2017 were honored by Principal John Rickert as he read aloud their accomplishments, both athletic and academic. read more


Student forum information

Student Forum provides a regular venue for Niskayuna High School students to engage with the high school and district administration and Board of Education members. Meetings are open to all high school students. More information, meeting schedule & minutes