News & Events


  • March

    Karr Parker Summer Grant Internship

    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.
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  • 2023-24 One Page Calendar

    We are excited to release the 2023-2024 school calendar. A few notable dates at the beginning of the school year are:
    • Monday, August 28, all students who are new to Nichols will be invited to campus for a one-day orientation
    • Tuesday, August 29, is the first official day of school
    • Friday, September 1, Upper School grade-level retreats
    Click here to view the calendar.
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  • Senior Capstone Help!

    Ava N. '23 Senior Capstone project was to research and design a traditional prep school sweater that would appeal to students, alumni, and parents that we could sell in the Campus Store. 
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  • Summer at Nichols!

    Summer at Nichols
    Registration is now open for our Summer at Nichols programs! We are pleased to offer a variety of recreational, credit-bearing, instructional, and test-prep programming for both Upper and Middle school students.
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  • The 22nd Flick Fest Wants to See Your Video!

    We are pleased to announce the call for work for the 22st Annual Nichols School Flick Fest Student Film and Video Festival! The festival accepts entries by middle and high school students across Western New York. Student work submitted to the festival is judged by a panel of student filmmakers and curated into a single evening screening. 
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  • Geology and Ecology of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

    An exciting opportunity is available this June for an experiential education adventure in the course titled: Geology and Ecology of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  Registration for the class is open until March 24th. There are two optional meetings to learn more:
    Optional Meetings:
    Family Meeting in-person for those interested: Middle School Room 105, Tuesday, March 7th, 3:45 p.m.
    Family Virtual Meeting for those interested: Online, Thursday, March 9th, 8:15 a.m.
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  • Nichols Night 2023 Early Bird Tickets on Sale Now

    The 45th Nichols School auction, Nichols Night, is the school’s major fundraising event, and 100 percent of the proceeds support the student experience.
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  • February

    A Powerful Message of Community

    Kevin Powers
    This morning we gathered in each division for a moment of community before we started the day. In the Upper School, Co-Director of Service and Social Justice, Kevin Powers, shared his feelings about how Nichols can move forward after Friday's events. Mr. Powers does his best to answer these questions: How should we go about this? What do each of us need? What should we say? How should we act? How should we enter into community with the people around us? To read his full transcript, please click 'read more'.
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  • SAT Content and Strategy 101

    A course designed for students taking the SAT in May or June. It is a structured introduction to the SAT.
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  • Nichols to Hold ACT Prep Course

    Nichols to Hold ACT Prep Course
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  • January

    Nichols Athletes in the News

    Nichols Athletes Featured in the News
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  • “Mirror of Matsuyama" Filmed on Nichols Campus

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  • Nichols to Host Nationally Recognized Speaker: Dr. Howard Stevenson

    Please Join Us:  Nichols to Host Nationally Recognized Speaker: Dr. Howard Stevenson
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