Basic School Supplies Have Been Purchased by the District

From: John Xanthis, Superintendent The Valley Central School District is committed to helping families, especially during these difficult times.  In light of the challenges with the economy, high unemployment rates, and family personal economic struggles, we have decided that families should not have extra expenses in the form of purchasing school supplies.  For this school …

Valley Central Digital Learning Website

VC’s Instructional Technology Coach, Christine Dworetsky has created a Digital Learning website.  It is located in Parent University on the district website. The Google site is specifically geared to our parents of children any age.   The site reviews the VC login process.  Tutorials on using the chromebook, google classroom, and google meet are included. There …

English Department Summer Reading Program 2020

Find the Summer Reading Program here The New York State Education Department, along with educators across the state, developed the English Language Arts Curriculum for all students. This document is based on shared beliefs, including the belief that English Language Arts students must be exposed to regular and varied opportunities to read (25 books or …

Joseph Bond elected as Board of Education President for 2020-21 School Year

The Board of Education met on July 6, 2020 for a Public Hearing of the  Annual Review of the Code of Conduct and Plain Language Summary followed by the Reorganizational and first Regular meeting of the 2020-21 Board of Education.  A new clause is proposed for the Code of Conduct and the BOE will return to …

Diploma Photos are Ready!

Diploma Photos  The photos from the Presentation of Diplomas are now uploaded and available to all for viewing and purchasing. We want to thank our local photographer Katiegh Jamison for her endless hours of work and support of the Class of 2020. Access the following link to view the galleries- happy viewing:  https://kateighandben.pic-time.com/-vc2020.

Graduation (August 1) Participation Survey Due by July 14

Finally, we need to assess first who would like to participate in a full commencement ceremony should we be afforded the opportunity as an entire graduating class on August 1st. All graduates should complete the following survey NO LATER than July 14th.  Student Survey -Commencement Participation As we anxiously await further changes to the current …

Message to UPK Families

From UPK Director, Tammy Coleman (tammy.coleman@vcsdny.org) We have received numerous questions and inquiries about the UPK Program for 2020-2021 so we thought it would be helpful to send a quick update. Although we are not 100% certain, we are fairly confident, and proceeding as such, that the UPK Program will be held beginning in September. …

Seeking Parent Input on School Reopening for September 2020

The Valley Central School District, along with all Orange County Schools, is exploring the many different variables related to opening school in September. As with all decisions regarding COVID 19, the District takes direction from the Governor, the State Education Department, the CDC and the local health department when making all decisions. We are looking at …