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20 Giffin Drive, Canonsburg PA 15317
Telephone: (724) 873-5252

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Dr. Abbondanza
Ext. 3001
Mrs. Bajack
Ext. 3000
Mrs. Kyle
Guidance Support
Ext. 3403
Officer Lee
Ext. 3000
Mrs. Dempe
Nurse (T-Th-Fri.)
Ext. 3420
Mrs. Miller
Nurse (Mon.-Wed.)
Miss John

After-School Tutoring: Starting the week of October 15, tutoring will be offered to all students in the subject areas of math and ELA. Tutoring begins at 3:45 and concludes at 4:45. If you wish to register your child for tutoring please contact Mrs. Kyle. 

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures: Parents who drop their children off in the morning or pick up their children up in the afternoon must use the parent loop.  Click here to view a visual of our school's pick-up and drop off locations. 

Bell Schedule: Click here for a copy of our bell schedules.

Career Day: The 5th grade annual Career Day will be held on May 24. If you would like to share you career with our students, please complete the following survey link. Click here for the survey.

Dress Code: Check out the NSIS Dress Code visual to always 'Dress for Success. Click here to view the dress code.

Read and Win Program: Throughout the school year all students have an opportunity to 'Read for the Gold' by earning points via Accelerated Reader. This incentive-driven program fosters a love for reading. Click here to learn more about the program.

Maturation & Wonders of Wonder Instruction: During fifth grade boys and girls will learn about the natural changes that take place in their bodies via two programs, Maturation and Wonder of Wonders & All about HIV. Click here for more information. 

Wonders of Wonder Permission Form:  Click here for the WOW permission form. This permission form is required to participate in the program offered by Carnegie Science Center. 

Maturation Videos: The following videos will be used in addition to instruction from the school nurse to teach fifth graders about maturation. 

Report Card Directions: Please see link for directions on accessing your child's Quarterly Grade Report through Powerschool. 

Severe Allergy Information:  Severe allergic triggers and reactions will be shared with the students on the first day of school during home base. Homebase teachers review these guidelines with students the first day of school. All parents also receive the guidelines via an email blast the first week of school. Click here for a digital copy of the handout. 

Summer Reading Program: To stop the 'summer slump,' NSIS encourages all students to read over the summer.
Click here to learn about the NSIS Summer Reading Program.
Click here for reading logs, book lists, prizes, and more.

Too Good For Drugs: To inform intermediate level students about the negative effects of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, 5th and 6th graders participate in the evidence-based curriculum "Too Good For Drugs" for 10 weeks. Click on the grade level of your child to learn more. Fifth Grade Parent Letter or Sixth Grade Parent Letter.