School Information


20 Giffin Drive, Canonsburg PA 15317
Telephone: (724) 873-5252


Directory: Do you need to call or email a teacher or staff member at NSIS? The directory includes the email address and phone extension of each teacher and staff member. Click here to view the directory.

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures: Parents who drop their children off in the morning or pick up their children in the afternoon must use the parent loop.  Click here to view a visual of our school's pick-up and drop-off locations. 

Bell Schedules: Click here to view the bell schedules.

Career Day: The 5th grade annual Career Day will be held in May. Information will be shared later this year for parents to volunteer to share about their careers. 

Chromebook Loaner: Click here to complete the Chromebook Loaner Form. 

Dress Code: Check out the NSIS Dress Code visual to always 'Dress for Success. Click here to view the dress code.

Maturation & Wonders of Wonder + HIV Instruction: During fifth grade, boys and girls will learn about the natural changes that take place in their bodies via two programs, Maturation and Wonder of Wonders & All about HIV. Specially trained health science educators from the Carnegie Science Center use audiovisual materials to give students important, accurate, and age-appropriate information about puberty, reproduction, the development of new life, and the facts about HIV. Communication will be shared in advance of these programs taking place.

Wonders of Wonder + HIV Parent Guide: Click here for WOW FAQs

Maturation Videos: The following videos will be used in addition to instruction from the school nurses to teach students about maturation. Permission from parent(s)/guardian(s) will be required prior to Maturation and WOW + HIV instruction.

Report Card Directions: Click Here to view how to access your child's Quarterly Report Card in Powerschool. 

Severe Allergy Information:  Severe allergic triggers and reactions will be shared with the students during the first week of school.  All parents will also receive the guidelines via an email blast the first week of school. Click here for a digital copy of the handout.

Six Pillars of Character:  Throughout the school year NSIS will embed character education lessons each month around a particular theme associated to the Six Pillars of Character. We believe that teaching students about the Six Pillars will help them develop good character. Click here to view the Six Pillars of Character.

Student Handbook: Click here to access the 2021-2022 Intermediate Handbook. The handbook contains information related to school/district information, rules, guidelines, etc. pertaining to intermediate school. The handbook is also located on the front page of the NSIS website on the left side. 

Too Good For Drugs: To inform intermediate level students about the negative effects of alcohol, drugs and tobacco, 5th and 6th graders participate in the evidence-based curriculum "Too Good For Drugs" for 10 weeks. The program will be taught by Officer Hart. Communication will be sent prior to instruction during the first semester of the 2021-2022 school year.