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

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Dr. Abbondanza
Principal
Ext. 3001
Mrs. Bajack
Secretary
Ext. 3000
Mrs. Kyle
Guidance Support
Ext. 3403
Officer Lee
SRO
Ext. 3000
Mrs. Dempe
Nurse (M-T-Th)
Ext. 3420
Mrs. Miller
Nurse (Wed.-Fri.)
3420
Miss John
Psychologist
3447

After-School Tutoring: Tutoring will be offered to all students in the subject areas of math and ELA during the 2019-2020 school year. Tutoring begins at 3:45 and concludes at 4:45. Information about registering your child for tutoring will be shared later in September. 

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 in May, 2020. Information will be shared later this year for parents to volunteer to share about their career. 

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. Communication will be shared in advance of this program taking place in April, 2020. 

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

Open House: NSIS Open House is scheduled for Thursday, September 19, 2019. Click below to view each grade's times for attending. Our Book Fair will also be open on this special night.

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. Homeroom teachers review these guidelines with students the first day of school. All parents will also receive the guidelines via an email blast the first week of school. Click here for a digital copy of the handout.

Six Pillars of Character:  Throughout the school year NSIS will embed character education lessons each month around a particular theme associated to the Six Pillars of Character. We believe that teaching students about the Six Pillars will help them develop good character. Click here to view the Six Pillars of Character.

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

Student Handbook: The handbook contains information related to school/district information, rules, guidelines, etc. pertaining to intermediate school. Click here to access the 2019-2020 Intermediate Handbook.

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. The program is taught by Officer Lee. Communication will be sent prior to instruction beginning during the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year. 
Click here for the 5th Grade Parent Letter
Click here for the 6th Grade Parent Letter

Yearbook: Don't wait to order your child's 2019-2020 Yearbook. The yearbook consists of 40 colorful pages of students making memories at NSIS! Click here to access the Josten's website.