For Hayley Scamurra ’13, her focus on academics and athletics was always a balancing act. When her chance to represent the United States on ice hockey’s biggest stage emerged, however, it was a calling she could not ignore.
Named after four nearby major bodies of water – Erie House, Niagara House, Ontario House, and St. Lawrence House – the four Houses at Nichols School are made of students from each grade level, fifth through eighth.
Nichols School's new Director of College Counseling Kelly Jorgensen discusses lessons from the first half of the year, what trends she was noticing, and what advice her team is giving the junior class in this question-and-answer session.
As students who have been involved in numerous community service opportunities during their time at Nichols, taking on a leadership role through the Work of Life program has been a great experience for Emmy Franz '22 and Clare Mooney '22.
Emma Eddy joined the Middle School faculty this year teaching sixth grade English. This week on Faculty Friday, Miss Eddy shares her passion for English and the language arts, how she helps young students discover the joy of reading and writing, and more.
As the nation recognizes 20 years since the events of September 11, 2001, Mr. Nolan expands on the impact of 9/11 in the classroom and what he hopes this generation of students remembers about that day.
Learn what Deni, Gacioch and Li hope to accomplish in the year ahead, what inspired them to serve on Student Council, and what they appreciate most about the opportunity to lead in the Nichols community.
Ron Montesano is a longtime Spanish teacher and golf coach at Nichols School, and he's a former Nichols parent as well. This week's interview dives into how Mr. Montesano has adjusted to the changes of this school year in his classes and as an advisor, as well as the school's annual Bald for Bucks campaign.
As a 1984 graduate of Nichols and as a former Nichols parent, Mrs. Alford has seen the Nichols experience from many different angles. She shares a bit about how she brings learning to life for her students and what makes a Nichols education truly special in this week’s feature!
Coach Ross is in his sixth year teaching at Nichols and just finished his third season coaching varsity boys soccer. He led the team to an 11-1-1 record and a Monsignor Martin league championship last fall.
In addition to teaching Upper School science classes, Mr. Bouchard coaches sailing and teaches Research Scholars, an elective for seniors who work with physicians from Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center to conduct scholarly research.
Faculty Friday features the outstanding teachers of Nichols School and showcases the work they do to help our students and our community. Meet Andrea Mancuso, our arts department chair and Upper School visual arts teacher!
Mr. Ring is in his 19th year teaching at Nichols School. In addition to leading fifth grade math and science classes, he also teaches environmental science in the Upper School and leads a number of environmental projects around campus.
There have been many successes for the Class of 2022; but the journey to college is perhaps the one that feels the most personal. The College Counseling Office has supported the student journey focusing on where the student will be happy and will be able to thrive.
To fully benefit from the PSAT testing experience, students and families are invited to join Sarah Jacobson, Head of Upper School, on Tuesday, May 24, and Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. for an “Understanding Your PSAT Test Scores” webinar.