Superintendent’s Consent for Winter High Risk Sports

As you are aware, New York State’s Re-opening Guidance for Sports and Recreation activities categorizes sports/activities as lower risk, moderate risk, and higher risk. On January 22, 2021 Governor Cuomo announced that sports categorized as high risk sports (including wrestling, basketball, competitive cheer, etc.) will be permitted as of February 1, 2021 as permitted by …

January 29th Letter from Superintendent Re: COVID-19

We were notified today that a High School Staff Member tested positive for COVID 19.  We are in close contact with the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) to assist with the identification and contact of the staff members and parents/guardians of all students that were probable direct, close or proximate contacts with the infected …

National Social Studies Honor Society Black History Month Display

Rho Kappa, the National Social Studies Honor Society, decorated the main vestibule at the High School with posters about Americans who have made an impact on our society in honor of Black History Month, which begins February 1st. Students chose the person they researched and wrote information to share with everyone.   Rho Kappa is advised …

VCHS Students Create Portraits for Children in Syria

The Memory Project is an international project that VCHS Advanced Drawing and Painting students have participated in for many years. Our students receive a photograph of a child in an orphanage and create a realistic portrait that is sent back to the child. The portraits created by Mrs. Langlitz’s students in Advanced Drawing and Painting …

VCHS Teacher Rebekah Stoll Awarded NYSCOSS Scholarship

The Valley Central School District is proud to announce that VCHS Family and Consumer Science (FACS) Teacher, Rebekah Stoll is the winner of the New York State Council Of School Superintendents (NYSCOSS) 2021 Dr. Mary Barter Scholarship. The award of $2000 is presented to an individual pursuing a graduate study program that leads to School …

Boys’ Swim Meet is the First Athletic Contest of the Year

The Boy’s Swim Team has the distinction of being the first athletic contest held for the  2020-2021 school year due to the Pandemic.  Sports have been delayed throughout the pandemic.  Sports began this year with low-risk sports on January 19, 2021.  The Boys’ Swim, and Girls’ and Boys’ Track teams are the first sports to …

January 25th Letter from Superintendent RE: COVID-19

We were notified today, January 25th, that three students, in various grades, at Montgomery Elementary School tested positive for COVID 19.  We have been  in  close contact with the Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) to assist with the identification and contact of the staff members and parents/guardians of all students that were probable direct, …