Senior Prom Tickets on Sale Through April 25th

The Senior Prom will be held on May 7, 2021 at Anthony’s Pier Nine.  Tickets are  available  April 16-April 25, 2021 for $75.00 per person Link to Ticket Sales: https://sites.google.com/vcsdny.org/seniorballtickets/home There will be multiple 2 hour events in various rooms at Anthony’s Pier 9. • Students will be greeted with a mocktail presented on the …

Wondering What Happened to the HS Marquee?

The NYS Department of Transportation asked the district to remove the HS Marquee in preparation for upcoming road construction and lane widening set to begin soon. It will be put back after the construction is complete.

Deadlines Coming Quickly for Scholarship Applications

Naviance has a large listing of scholarships.  They are listed under Colleges, Scholarships and Money. DEADLINE – Varies   The Local Scholarships Common Application is available and has a listing of 33 scholarships. DEADLINE – April 19th, by 2pm  ** PLEASE REMEMBER THE SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAYS THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR MANY OF THESE SCHOLARSHIPS.** The list of scholarships and their associated requirements and essay descriptions are located in the Class …

VC Music Department Honored with National Awards

From the NAMM Foundation: Valley Central Middle School and Valley Central High School have both been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for outstanding commitment to music education. The SupportMusic Merit Award recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To …

Elementary Students Return Five Days a Week

Our four Elementary Schools welcomed back our students to 5-days a week instruction today, April 12, 2021.  Preparations for the return of students to school 5-days a week has been taking place for over three weeks.  Partitions were purchased last month at the recommendation of the CDC which has since changed their recommendation.  However, the …

Senior Lia Grammer Recipient of Scholarship from National Honor Society

We’re proud to announce that Lia Grammer, VC Class of 2021 & a Gradus Honoris Dean , has been selected as a National Honor Society Scholarship recipient. Lia was chosen from nearly 10,000 applicants and will receive a $3,200 scholarship toward higher education. Recipients are chosen based on their demonstrated work to support the four …

Implications of NYSDOH Updated Guidance for In-Person Instruction

On Friday evening, New York State issued updated guidance for in-person instruction, social distancing, and reopening of schools. Today, Superintendent John Xanthis, district administrators, and Nurse Coordinator Connie Griffin met to review the guidance and its implications on our current plans. To read the revised State guidance, which was designed to align closely with the …