8:30 AM Geometry (Common Core)
8:30 AM Physical Setting/Chemistry
8:30 AM RCT: Writing
8:30 AM RE in Algebra I (Common Core
12:30 PM Algebra 2/Trigonometry
12:30 PM RCT: Science
12:30 PM RCT: US History & Government
12:30 PM RE in Global History & Geography
8:30 AM Physical Setting/Earth Science
8:30 AM RCT: Global Studies
On June 14th, Berea Elementary held its annual Flag Day ceremony.
Four Valley Central students were honored at the annual County Executive Youth Awards Luncheon on May 20. For more than 30 years, the event seeks to recognize exceptional youth and other community members.
Berea families took a virtual trip around the world without leaving the school during the school's inaugural Passport Day.
Third-grade Walden Elementary School student Valerie Nielson won the Teaching the Hudson Valley writing contest, “writing about place”, in the fall. The prize was an all-expenses-paid field trip for her entire class to the place that she wrote about, which was the Hudson River
On Wednesday, May 25, students in Robert Sassi’s SUNY Orange Modern Europe class at Valley Central High School had the opportunity to hear a first-person account of life, and subsequent escape, under the Iron Curtain.
When Orange County’s District Attorney, David Hoovler asked Montgomery Elementary School’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education’s (DARE) graduating class who coined the slogan “Just Say No,” he was surprised to hear a young voice call out, “Nancy Reagan.”
33 students from Walden Elementary School entertained the audience during the school’s Talent Show on Friday, May 16.
Sarah Baker, VCHS senior, had her art chosen to be shown at the 2016 26th Annual Legislative Student Art Exhibit at the Legislative Building in Albany on May 18.
On May 4, students from Valley Central Middle School were celebrated during the school’s annual Student Recognition Dinner.
On May 17, Valley Central School District voters approved the district’s $98.5 million 2016-17 budget proposal and elected three board of education members.
The special meeting of the Board of Education that was scheduled to take place on Monday, Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. has been rescheduled for Monday, Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the administration building. It is anticipated that the Board will take action.
District administrators have been notified that a company called “National Campus Professionals” has been attempting to solicit advertisement purchases from local businesses under the guise of being affiliated with Valley Central School District.
Please be advised that the district has no affiliation with this company.
Orange Ulster BOCES tested the water at all of our Elementary Schools supplied by municipal water at the district’s request. Tests indicate that one water fountain at East Coldenham Elementary and two sinks at Montgomery Elementary had slightly elevated lead levels.
As a precaution, we have shut down all classroom water fountains at East Coldenham Elementary. We will be providing bottled water for staff and students. At Montgomery Elementary School the affected sinks have been shut down. Our maintenance department will address all of these issues. When complete, the water will be retested and then water use will return to normal
Please contact Central Office should you have any questions or concerns.
The Board of Education announces that the contract for Interim Superintendent of Schools, John P. Xanthis, has been extended through the 2016-2017 school year while the Board completes a search for a Superintendent. The timing and format of the search will be discussed by the Board after the newly elected Board members begin their terms in July.
A reminder that all visitors must provide identification to the greeter in order to enter any of our schools. We can not accept photo copied, or photos of forms of identification. Only original forms of identification will be accepted. The safety of our students is our utmost priority and we thank you for your attention to this matter.
A statement from Lisa Raymond, Assistant Superintendent of Business re: tax rebates:
The Valley Central School did stay under the tax cap and did submit a government efficiency plan that was approved. Taxpayers should expect to receive a rebate from the NYS Division of Budget.