Regarding NWEA Assessments at VCMS

VCMS students will be taking the NWEA MAP Growth assessments for reading and mathematics on Wednesday, September 30, and Wednesday, October 7, 2020. It is critical that students complete these assessments individually, as these scores help teachers check student performance by measuring achievement and growth. Teachers use results to tailor classroom lessons and set goals …

From the Superintendent Regarding COVID-19

September 25, 2020 We were informed late this afternoon that an Alternative Learning Center student tested positive for COVID-19. We have contacted the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) and they have advised us that they will identify and contact the parents/guardians of all students and staff that they determine are probable “close contacts” in …

Changes to October Calendar Dates

Due to the pandemic the following events are postponed:  High School Powderpuff Game- Rescheduling yet to be determined High School Homecoming Game-Rescheduling yet to be determined High School Homecoming Dance -Rescheduling yet to be determined All Elementary School Photos are postponed at this time.  Rescheduling is yet to be determined.     

Information Regarding the PSAT

We are anticipating offering the PSAT in January of 2021- the October PSAT will not be offered this year. The January administration will have the same benefits as the October PSAT/NMSQT, including eligibility for programs administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Please stay tuned for additional information or reach out to your child’s counselor …

Regarding Chromebooks

If a High School/ALC student still needs a Chromebook, please email chromebookhs@vcsdny.org. The HS/ALC Chromebook User Agreement  needs to be filled out ahead of time.  If you’re having trouble with your School Chromebook, or if it is broken,  please complete VCHS Chromebook Repair Request and our technology department will follow-up accordingly.  Please keep in mind …

An Opportunity for Public Input on the District Safety Plan

The District Safety Plan (2020-2021) was developed as a requirement of the New York State Project SAVE legislation. The plan serves as a framework and focuses on crisis intervention, emergency response, and management. New York State Education Department regulations call for the plan to be adopted annually by the Board of Education. The District is …

Information on Student Yearbook Photos

Underclassman Information (Students Grades 9-11)   Legacy Studios will be taking underclassmen portraits on Monday, September 21st through Friday, September 25th. Students will have their pictures taken in the gymnasium during Physical Education classes. Order forms will be distributed through English classes. A digital copy of the form will also be available on the district …

MES Moves Virtual Open House Date

MES has moved its Virtual Open House date to September 24th from 6-8pm.  Presentations from the MES staff will be posted on the MES webpage before the Virtual Open House and links to grade level Google meets will be emailed to parents so they may ask questions directly to staff members.  The times for the …