Monday, October 12
Columbus Day - Schools & Offices Closed

Wednesday, October 14
NRHS Only Half Day - PSAT

Monday, October 19
Half Day All Schools - Professional Development Day

Tuesday, November 3
Schools Closed - Election Day

Wednesday, November 11
Veterans Day - Schools & Offices Closed

Thu, Nov 26 - Fri, Nov 27
Thanksgiving Recess - Schools & Offices Closed

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Hello NRHS friends and families,

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year at New Rochelle High School! I am so excited to welcome you back to what I know will be a productive year of growth and learning. If you are new to the NRHS family, you will quickly learn why we are so proud of our school and the community that supports it. You will be hard pressed to find a school that provides the extraordinary educational opportunities that are available for our students.

NRHS is the perfect place to master the subjects and skills where you have already demonstrated strengths as well as to discover new ideas and interests. Our highly qualified staff are dedicated to the singular purpose of helping every child in our school reach their full potential.

As always, please feel free to stop by or drop me a line at rrichardson@nredlearn.org if you have any questions or concerns.

Have a great school year!

New NRHS Bell Schedule for 2015-16 

This year NRHS has a new bell schedule.  The new schedule will allow us to provide academic intervention services (AIS) and enrichment opportunities to students during the school day without pulling them out of class. Each class will still be 48 minutes long.  1st period classes will still begin at 8:15 AM and the day will end at 3:07 PM.  The major changes to the schedule are the following:

  • Six Day Rotation - The schedule will have a 6 day rotation instead of a 2 day rotation.  For most students, this means that instead of thinking of a “1” or “2” day, they will think about an “odd” or “even” day.
  • 8 Periods – We will have a straight 1 through 8 period schedule with the elimination of the a,b,c split periods.
  • 3 Lunch Periods – Students will have lunch during period 4, 5 or 6.
Bell Schedule 2015-16 3.07.pdf
An Information Meeting for JUNIORS and SENIORS who are interested in the German Exchange will be held on Monday, September 21 at 3:15 in Room 367.  Students who participated last year will be in attendance to share their experience.  If you cannot attend, but are interested in the program, please contact Mr. Goldberg in Room 361D or at sgoldberg@nredlearn.org.   See attached for more details.
Itinerary and summary.pdf
Attention NRHS Athletes!

The 2014 Secondary School Plain Language Code of Conduct
is located under the 'Student' tab

*Seniors 2016* 
Important Yearbook Information
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Health Advisory for Seniors! 
In order to register for college, you will need your immunizations & immunization records!  NRHS Health Offices are closed during the summer, so we advise you to pick up your records BEFORE the end of June!  

CSDNR Parent Home Access Center is OPEN for all K-12 Parents who have accounts.

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My Brother's Keeper

On April 29, 2015, New Rochelle officially accepted President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge and in effect, MBK New Rochelle was formed. MBK New Rochelle is being led as a partnership between the City of New Rochelle and the City School District of New Rochelle.

MBK Interim Report

MBK Promotional Flyer English/Spanish

NR FOCUS and SADD Club students at NRHS create PSA with an important message: smart decisions and drinking don't mix.

The PSA's content was produced by the students and all the actors are SADD members. The 30 second video, https://drive.google.com/…/0B9MtEL9s021yYXV2WTRQSmlYQlU/view, will begin airing on Cablevision Monday, September 28 and will run for two weeks. Great job!

New Rochelle High School graduate Gianella Solorzano awarded Mariano and Clara Rivera Scholarship

The prestigious award, given in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and community service, covers all tuition, room, and board during her four years at The College of New Rochelle.


Spend an Evening Under the Stars

Do you think there is life on other orbiting bodies in our solar system? Come to the NRHS Planetarium show to find out on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.

Watch the trailer to the film Oasis in Space

Questions? bzeller@nred.org - Admission is free
Oct.15 Oasis.pdf
Six NRHS Students Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Congratulations Eli Sills, Taylor Ullrich, Oliver Hughes, Rebecca Meisler, Sammy Stone and Gabrielle Altman.


Dr. Osborne Welcomes the School Community

In his 2015-2016 letter to the community regarding the opening of schools in New Rochelle, he expresses his excitement for the students and staff.

To read the letter click here

To read the letter in Spanish click here

Photo courtesy of Legacy Studios

Three NRHS Students Receive Perfect Score on ACT

Congratulations Eli Sills, Adam Itzkowitz, and Benjamin Greenfield.

Superintendent Dr. Brian Osborne speaks with WVOX radio talk show host Amy Bass on the opening of schools in New Rochelle. Listen here! Please note, you need to be using Internet Explorer to hear the program at this time.

Temporary Parking Changes to Accommodate Relocated Webster School

Spaces allotted on Mayflower, Clove and Mount Joy for parking, drop off and pickup



The City School District of New Rochelle now provides an easy to use solution for online payments for Grades 6-12 Metro Cards and the K-12 Food Service Lunch Program. The CSNDR Web Store provides a secure, simple way for you to make payments online.

By logging onto https://nred.revtrak.net  you have 24/7 access to make quick easy payments. The CSDNR Web Store accepts debit or credit cards from Discover, Visa, and MasterCard. A non-refundable processing service fee of 4.16% will be applied at checkout.

For full instructions, please open the attached file.

CSDNR Web Store -Directions.pdf


Please note that in the district's printed calendar, some school start times were published as to when the first class begins, not when students should report to school. Following are the school start times:

City School District of New Rochelle
School Hours – 2015-2016

8:15 to 3:07
New bell schedule for the 2015-2016 school year.
The 45 and 45Q buses will pick students up at 3:16 pm to accommodate this new end time.

8:25 - 2:30 Grade 6
8:25 - 2:25 Grade 7
8:15-2:20 - Grade 8

8:40 a.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Please refer to letter sent directly from school.

Elementary K-5
8:25 – 3:15

Barnard Pre-K
8:30 – 11:15 - AM
12:30 – 3:15 - PM

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports

Find out more about PBIS and CSDNR designing schoolwide systems for student success!

What is PBIS?

Visit: www.nyspbis.org

Parents/Guardians of K-12 Students

The CSDNR Home Access Center is currently unavailable due to the K-12 Homeroom Registration Assignment process.  Once this process is complete, the portal will be available once again.  The anticipated date is mid-August.

Thank you for your patience.



Administrators, teachers, staff and students in grade 3-12 are moving to our Google for Education platform:   @nredlearn.org 

As of July 3rd, email addresses in our website directories will change, so please note. To reach an individual by email you will (for most individuals) type in the first initial of their first name followed by their last name and then @nredlearn.org (previously it was simply @nred.org).



Students from NRHS Sister School in La Rochelle, France Visit

On July 2, students from New Rochelle High School's sister school, the Maritime Regional High School of La Rochelle, France, stopped by for a visit to learn how to play basketball. View the newsclip at:

A trans-Atlantic tale: Students from New Rochelle enjoy cultural exchange with teens from France. Visitors from sister city La Rochelle get a firsthand glimpse of American culture


Fall Sports Forms Due by August 17!

To make sure you are ready to start practice, please submit your sports physical or interval forms to the nurse's office at New Rochelle High School prior to August 17 via:

Congratulations Class of 2015!

We extend our congratulations and job well-done to all our graduates. Please visit the district Facebook page to view photos from New Rochelle High School's ceremony plus the moving up ceremonies at all CSDNR schools:


Spring Spotlight on Sports

It was a great year in New Rochelle sports for our scholar-athletes! Senior-Athlete Awards went to the following students.


NRHS Seniors Share Favorite Memories

The Board of Education premiered the Class of 2015's fantastic end-of-year video this week, a production spearheaded by students Faith Cosentino and Olivia Quiñones. A special thanks to NRHS advisor, Steve Brown, for his enthusiastic supervision of the entire project!

NRHS teacher Anthony Stirpe named 2015 Pioneer Teacher Award Winner

The award recognizes innovative use of technology in film class to transform teaching and learning. Each year, the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) presents Pioneer Awards to a school district, a director of technology, and teachers from among 63 school districts in the Westchester, Rockland and Putnam county region.


My Brother’s Keeper New Rochelle to Host Local Action Summit June 11

All are invited to help plan course of success for young people, from pre-K through college and careers; MBK National Entrepreneurial Champion Mike Muse is Keynote Speaker.

MBK Flyer English

MBK Flyer Spanish

M. Muse Bio


Planetarium Show June 18 at 7 PM

Spend an Evening Under the Stars. Find out why Earth has seasons!

June18 Planetarium.pdf
Wipro Science Fellowships

2015-2017 Wipro Science Education Fellowships were awarded to five CSDNR teachers.

NRHS on stage at Carnegie Hall

On Wednesday, June 3, the outstanding student musicians from NRHS will be performing at Carnegie Hall. This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you don’t want to miss.

NRHS students featured on FIOS1 at:


For ticket information visit:


NRHS Mock Crime Scene Final Exam

The New Rochelle High School Mock Crime Scene Final Exam culminates a year of learning in forensic science. The exam provides an opportunity for students to process simulated crime scenes.

Letter from Board President Merchant

On Tuesday, May 19, the 2015-16 proposed school district budget was solidly approved by the majority of voters of our community. Board of Education President Lianne Merchant thanks voters and shares her thoughts in this letter.

Results of the City School District of New Rochelle Budget and Board Trustee Vote of May 19, 2015

NRHS Educator is NYS 2016 Teacher of the Year Finalist

Congratulations to social studies teacher Ms. Deborah Minchin, who has been selected as one of only five finalists in the 2016 New York State Teacher of the Year Program (NYS TOTY).


PTA Council Launches Website

The City School District of New Rochelle PTA Council announces the launch of its website www.nrptac.org.
The website is a gateway to all individual New Rochelle schools' PTA websites, New York State PTA website, National PTA website and more. It also hosts a Calendar and News section.

NRHS 3rd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference  featured on WNBC

Watch the segment from Visiones:


SEPTA's We Are One Celebration a Rousing Success

Mayor Noam Bramson received the prestigious Bridges award and NRHS junior Michael Apollo, Jr. accepted the first Bridges student award.



NRHS Latino Youth Leadership Conference featured on Fios1 News!


Winter Sports Roundup & Accolades

We are pleased to announce New Rochelle's recent student accomplishments celebrated at the Winter Sports Awards assembly.  The athletes listed in each sport were recognized by their coaches at the assembly and/or in the post-season.  Congratulations to all of our athletes and coaches!  


Dr. Osborne's Huffington Post article published April 7, 2015:

Student Academic Success Gets Boost from Fitness and Nutrition

CSDNR on Social Media

CSDNR Parent Home Access Center

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Paperless Board Meetings

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