Welcome to Notre Dame School


Are you a graduate of Notre Dame School?

Please help us to gather a list of our graduates.  Follow the link below--

Please call for information regarding private 

            tours and registration.
               Nursery to Eighth grade classes!
        Call our school office for a personal tour--                                   516.354.5618

Nursery:  Five half days (8:45 - 11:00 AM) or Five full days (8:45- 3:00 PM)
:   Five half days (8:45 - 11:15 AM)  or Five full days (8:45- 3:00 PM)
K – 8:   Five full day (7:45 – 2:30 PM)

Morning Care is available for Early Childhood from 7:45-8:45 AM.  
After-Care is available for PK–8 at dismissal and runs until 6:00 PM

         Come grow in our garden! 
Small class sizes, Art, Music, Technology, 1:1 devices in grades 3-8, Physical Education, Library, Foreign Languages (French, Italian, Latin or Spanish), Video Conferencing, are all part of the students' day.


Please find below several calendar changes for June 2019. 

Calendar Changes:

Monday, June 17th         12:00 PM Dismissal Grades 1 – 7                                           After-care available       
uesday, June 18th        12:00 PM Dismissal Grades 1 –7                                             After-care available            

Wednesday, June 19th   12:00 PM Dismissal Grades 1 –7                                              NO AFTER-CARE    

Thursday, June 20th      12:00 PM Dismissal Grades 1 –7                                             NO AFTER-CARE    

Friday, June 21st            10:30 AM Dismissal Grades 1 – 7                                           NO AFTER-CARE    Last Day

         Happy Summer!          

As part of the Diocesan Edge Initiative, we are fortunate to have connections in Catholic Charities' Mental Health Services, who are able to assist anyone who needs to speak to someone.

If you or someone you know is in need of this assistance, please contact:

Howard Duff:  516-634-0012 x126
Ana Martinez:  516-634-0014 x127

Notre Dame Spirit Wear - The spirit wear flyer went home.  Please send in your orders and show your School Spirit.  Thank you!

We are proud to announce that our First LEGO League Robotics team, the Notre Dame Masterminds, participated in a tournament on Saturday.  They were ranked 10th out of 27th and they were awarded the Gracious Professionalism Award--an award with great significance, as it is determined by the student participants!

Spring Lunch Menu

The only change is on Thursdays - 
Meatballs or Chicken Parm w/garlic bread $3.50

 Mrs. Dumas has made a flu guide available.  Follow the quick link to Health.    

Below you will find our yearly planner.

Yearly Planner 2018-2019.pdf

Many thanks to those families who have been participating in the Box-Tops Program for Education!


Please continue to save and submit the box tops, as they provide us with extra funds.  Additional sheets may be printed from their website-- 

We are proud to announce that we have 100% acceptance 
into Catholic High Schools this year.

Our students earned more than $550,000.00 in scholarships!

            (516) 354-5618                      

  • After-care - Applications may be found on our homepage under About Us. Kindly fill out both forms and return with the pictures as well as the registration fee to the main office.  Thank you!  


  • The after-care number is 516-354-5374.  Please use this number after 4:00 PM as the main office of school is closed.

     - Applications may be found on our homepage under About Us.  Kindly fill out both forms and return with the registration fee to the main office.  Thank you!

                  Tomorrow's Hope Foundation

The Catholic elementary schools participate in a scholarship program called Tomorrow's Hope.   

THF Parent FAQ English.pdf

2019-2020 Scholarship Process & General Information (Spanish).pdf

Scrip may be ordered at any time.  Follow the link under PAVE for a complete listing of stores

Regular school hours for each grade are listed below. Please note early dismissals are listed on our yearly calendar for your convenience. 

 School Hours

Notre Dame School is a Catholic elementary school with students from Nursery to Grade 8.  We follow the NYS curriculum in grades PK through 8.  Notre Dame School is accredited by AdvancED.

Here are some things we would like you to know about Notre Dame School…

 We pray together each morning as a school community and attend Mass on the First Friday of each month.  Students also attend Mass with their class.We celebrate liturgical seasons in a variety of ways.  During the seasons of Advent and Lent, we begin our week with a special prayer service.  Students in grades Kindergarten through Grade Five participate in the Christmas and Spring Show.  Students in PK-Grade 2 participate in a winter concert.  Students in grades One through Eight may enjoy music lessons and Honor Band through Paul Effman.  In music class, students learn to play the recorder and xylophone, and sing at School Masses. We also have a school choir who sing at prayer services and school masses. Our students are proficient in most aspects of Microsoft Office.  They use a variety of presentation tools including PowerPoint and Prezi, along with Movie Maker.  They build boats, hot air balloons and robotic arms and work with the Cad Pro program to design a better school environment. Our newest initiative for Pre-k-Grade 8 involves the integration of STEM based units.  Our Art teacher includes different artists, cultures and literature into her classes.  Our Physical Education teacher plays all kinds of games, teaches important skills, teaches Health to grades Five through Eight and stresses good sportsmanship. At Notre Dame we create a rich, powerful connection between students and reading by inviting authors to our school. We have 3 book fairs a year. These are family events that support the reading development of children. Our students enjoy a lunch program that features both hot and cold items, along with snacks and drinks.  All students from PK through Grade 8 work on computers and SmartBoards.  Students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 enjoy the annual Notre Dame Picnic, compete at Blue and White events, participate in Liturgies all through the year as Leaders of Song, readers, and altar servers, go on curriculum –related field trips, shop at the Christmas and Spring Boutique and love dress-down days!  We have a full time Art teacher, as well as a full time Technology teacher, Language, Physical Education teacher and librarian. Our  Music teacher is part-time. Students in Grade 2 through Grade 8 have a choice of four languages-Spanish, French, Italian and Latin! Students in Kindergarten and grade one study Italian.  We also have a Drama Club for Grades 4-8 that produces an annual theatrical performance. We offer a variety of Enrichment Programs after school during the Spring and Fall, including Chess Club and First Lego League. Morning-Care is available for those students in Nursery and PK, and after-care is available until 6:00 PM from students in PK through Grade 8.  Although our day begins at 8:10, students may be dropped off at 7:45 AM. 
Students in grades 4-8 all use Chromebooks throughout the day, while students in grade 3 have iPads 


We have many more wonderful events and programs which we would like to share with you, as space does not permit here.  Please call for an appointment and a personal tour as a part of our “Touring Thursdays.”


Please register your Stop and Shop rewards card to support Notre Dame School.  Follow the link and directions below to help supp
ort our school.  Thank you and encourage your friends and family to sign up, as well.  We can all make a difference! If you registered your card last year, you do not have to re-register.


You can also register your Shoprite Price Plus card to earn rewards for our school!  Here's how it works:
Register your Price Plus club card at and select Notre Dame.  Shop for products at ShopRite during advertised promotions using your Price Plus club card. Earnings are automatically credited to our school.

If you are new to our school or have never logged in to the Parent Portal, please go to the For Parents tab and find the link for the Parent Portal Manual.  The manual includes step-by-step instructions for creating your account.  Please note that the portal is only used for students in Grades 1-8.  If you have misplaced your Access ID or password, please contact Mrs. McCarthy via e-mail at




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