School Information


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


Directory: Do you need to call or email a teacher or staff member at NSIS?
The directory includes the email address and phone extension of each teacher and staff member. Click here to view the directory.

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures: Parents who drop their children off in the morning or pick up their children 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 Schedules: Click here to view the bell schedules.

Career Day: The 5th grade annual Career Day will be held in May, 2023. Information will be shared later this year for parents to volunteer to share about their careers. 

Chromebook Loaner: Click here to complete the Chromebook Loaner Form for Flexible Instruction Days during the 2022-2023 school year. 

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

Fall Fun Night:  Click here to give your child permission to attend Fall Fun Night on November 4, 2022 from 6:00 - 8:00. 

Maturation & Wonders of Wonder + HIV Instruction: Click here to read about the programs.  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. Specially trained health science educators from the Carnegie Science Center use audiovisual materials to give students important, accurate, and age-appropriate information about puberty, reproduction, the development of new life, and the facts about HIV. Communication will be shared in advance of these programs taking place.

Wonders of Wonder + HIV Parent Guide: Click here for WOW FAQs

Maturation & Wonders of Wonder + HIV: Click here for Permission Form

Maturation Videos: The following videos will be used in addition to instruction from the school nurses to teach students about maturation. Permission from parent(s)/guardian(s) will be required prior to Maturation and WOW + HIV instruction.

Parent Volunteer Information: Click here to sign up to be a parent volunteer for students activities such as fun night, field day, fundraising helper, etc.

Report Card Directions: Click Here to view how to access your child's Quarterly Report Card in Powerschool. 

Request for Excused Absences from School for Pre-Planned Educational Tour or Trip: Click here to complete an online form. The form will automatically be submitted to the secretary.

Severe Allergy Information:  Severe allergic triggers and reactions will be shared with the students during the first week 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.

Student Handbook: Click here to access the 2022-2023 Intermediate Handbook. The handbook contains information related to school/district information, rules, guidelines, etc. pertaining to intermediate school. The handbook is also located on the front page of the NSIS website on the left side. 

Summer Reading Program: Click here to read about our Summer Reading Program to help fight the summer reading slump.  Incoming 5th graders and soon to be 6th graders are encouraged to participate.  At the onset of the 2022-2023 school year, all students that particpate will get the opportunity to win a variety of prizes such as passes to the Carngie Scince Center, book series of different genres, a Kindle, etc.  

  • Click here to print a copy of the the Summer Reading Journal. 

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 will be taught by Officer Hart.

Yearbook: Click here to order the NSIS 2022-2023 Yearbook.  The yearbook is on sale for $17 until 9/30/2022.  After this date, the cost to purchase a yearbook is $20.