PSAT/NMSQT Score Reports will be released on Monday, December 5. Students and families are invited to join Sarah Jacobson, Head of Upper School, on Wednesday, December 7 at 7 PM for an “Understanding Your PSAT Test Scores” webinar. The webinar will be recorded and available for those who cannot attend.
The Varsity Girls Soccer team had a 6-0 semi-final win to advance to the Monsignor Martin Championship game on Saturday, November 5 at 4:00 p.m. vs St Mary’s of Lancaster. The game will be at Canisius College (Demske Sports Complex - 1829 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14208).
Hopefully, many of you will be able to come and cheer on the girls! Please see the information below regarding how to purchase tickets.
Below is important information regarding the upcoming winter athletic season at Nichols. I hope you will actively support our Nichols Vikings as you have supported them in the past. Your presence at sporting events and your support of the athletic program is greatly appreciated by your athletes and by the coaches.
To further enhance the AP curriculum, we have decided to offer Nichols students the option of earning an AP Capstone Diploma. This is in addition to the Nichols diploma, which all students earn upon graduation. Nichols is one of only 2,000 schools worldwide to implement the AP Capstone Diploma™ program.
Nichols School Chinese teacher Yajie Zhang recently presented at the 2022 “Inaugural Conference of Developing and Administrating Chinese Language Education in Upstate New York K-12 Schools” at Alfred University.
Amanda Simmons has rejoined Nichols as an Upper School Math teacher. After a short hiatus from Nichols to earn her doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Science of Learning, she has jumped right back into the Nichols community.
Nichols’ College Counseling Office wrapped up its week-long College Application Workshop, which allowed 25 rising seniors an opportunity to get a head start on the college application process. This mini-course, conducted by the College Office staff, focused on the first steps of applying to schools, including how to complete the Common Application, tackling the main essay, navigation SCOIR, and becoming familiar with College Kickstart.
Click here to view an updated version of the 2022-2023 school calendar. An important change for our Middle School families; there will be no school for the Middle School on Friday, September 2nd. Please click here to view.
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.
A Summer Intern Grant Program was created in 1992 by The Western New York Foundation to endow an opportunity for Nichols Upper School students in grades 9-11 to receive financial assistance for a summer service opportunity or unpaid internship.
The Spring One-Act Play Festival will take place on Saturday, April 23rd at 7pm in the Flickinger Performing Arts Center. This hour-long program is free and open to the public and features eight original works that are written, directed and performed by Nichols Upper School Theater students. The theme “Beyond Reality” has inspired plays of all genres that take us through portals and time loops, delve into the subconscious, and launch us into Outer Space. We hope you’ll join us for an imaginative and fun night at the theater!
On March 10 and 11, eight teams presented their pitches in the semifinal round to four judges and an audience of Upper School students, faculty, and staff. Four teams advanced to the Pitch Night finals on March 15.
Flick Fest is the opportunity for middle and high school students from across Western New York to showcase their creativity and filmmaking skills to the local community at the historic North Park Theatre and compete for awards and prizes.
Warren aspires to become a pediatric allergist and help girls and boys like her who also have allergies. As a biracial student looking to follow in the footsteps of her older sisters, Camryn '19 and Marisa '19, Warren hopes to inspire others to pursue careers in medical fields.
A team of 18 Nichols students and faculty members took part in the annual Bald for Bucks on Wednesday, February 16. In addition to hair donations collected during the event, the team raised over $22,000 to support Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
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.
The Nichols Healthy Choices program, along with our Wellness Department, announce a special on-demand, at-home, viewing opportunity of Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience.
For 36 years, this day has been an opportunity to inspire athletic participation from girls and women and recognize their accomplishments. Nichols School offers 36 athletics teams for girls in grades 5-12.
Students presented lessons on the life and education of Dr. King; his commitment to nonviolence and leadership in the Civil Rights Movement; the activism led by his wife, Coretta Scott King; and his dreams for our country.
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.
Rockford operated Clarence Hollow Antiques until 2020, an operation that included American painted furniture, folk art, advertising and graphic design history, American Indian arts, early industrial furniture, and vintage printing machinery and wood type.