Letter to NEST+m Students & Families, Week of September 30

Dear NEST+m Students & Families,

It was wonderful to see many of you at yesterday’s Curriculum Night!

As a reminder, school is closed on Monday, September 30 and Tuesday, October 1 in observance of Rosh Hashanah. For those observing Rosh Hashanah, wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year.

We look forward to welcoming 8th grade families on Wednesday morning for the High School Admissions Workshop & NEST+m Upper Grades Information Session from 8:30-10:30am, and then the Upper Grades students will have their Club Fair in the Courtyard after school at 2:45-3:45pm.

Have a restful extended weekend!

Thank you for your ongoing support and communication,


Mark Berkowitz

Coming Up 

  • ➡️ Monday, September 30 & Tuesday, October 1: School is closed for Rosh Hashanah
  • ⚛️ MG & UG Open Houses ⚛️: These events are open to the public. 5th grade and 8th grade families are welcome to attend Open Houses as well! See nestmk12.net for a list of tour dates or email pc@nestmk12.net
  • Upper Grades CLUB FAIR RESCHEDULED: October 2, 2:45 – 3:45pm in the Courtyard. See the email from Ms Thompson with your photo schedule time. Questions? Email katethompson@nestmk12.net
  • High School Admissions Workshop & NEST+m Upper Grades Information Session for 8th Grade Families: Wednesday, October 2, 8:30am – 10:30am in the Auditorium. October 10 is the deadline for registering for the SHSAT test! Learn all about the high school admission process and then, if you like, stay for an information session about our very own NEST+m high school!
  • Middle Grades Field Day: Friday, October 4. We need lots of volunteers! Please sign up HERE
  • PTA Auction & Gala Committee Meeting: Friday, October 4 at 8:30am. Location TBD. All welcome, and bring your fresh ideas! Email gala@nestmpta.org
  • College Financial Aid Night Presentation & Q&A: Friday October 4, 5:00pm-6:30pm in the Auditorium. We will have a guest speaker form NYS HESC. Open to parents and students.
  • Whole Child Committee Meeting: See new date: Friday, October 11 8:30-9:30am in the Cafeteria
  • ➡️ Yom Kippur: Wednesday October 9 – School is closed
  • ➡️ Columbus Day: Monday, October 14 – School is closed
  • SLT Meeting: Tuesday, October 15 4:10pm in the Library
  • PSAT Day: Wednesday, October 16 for Grade 11 students.
  • FAFSA Filing Workshop for SENIOR families: Wednesday, October 16th 4pm-6pm. Need help filing your FAFSA? Bring your 2018 Taxes and W2s. There will be laptops and we will have an expert who can help you with the FAFSA form. Open to Seniors and their parents.
  • PTA Meeting: Thursday, October 17 at 8:30am in the Cafeteria

Save the Date

  • NEST+m Faculty & Staff Talent Show: Friday, October 18, time TBD