Regarding Swatting Calls

Dear Valley Central Families, Several Hudson Valley and Westchester schools have received “swatting” calls, which are hoax calls made to cause undue hardship for first responders and purposely try to put schools into lockdown, causing panic. Valley Central has not received such a call, and our district’s safety team continues to work proactively with law enforcement to …

Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers Program Visits Berea Elementary

Valley Central High School students who are a part of the Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers program visited Berea Elementary School on Wednesday, March 29 to observe classes and to read to the younger students. The Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teacher program is an innovative career development and mentoring program that recruits, mentors, and trains culturally diverse …

VCHS Nurse Connie Griffin Receives Founders Award

Valley Central High School congratulates our 2022-2023 PTSA Founders Award recipient, Nurse Connie Griffin! The Founders Award is given out annually to recognize outstanding service to our students and our community. A reception is scheduled on Wednesday, April 26, 2023. Congratulations Connie!

VCMS Students Compete at NYS FCCLA Conference

  Valley Central Middle School’s Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) students went to the New York State FCCLA Conference at Villa Roma Resort on March 22 through March 24. Valley Central Middle School cleaned house with all 11 students who competed in FCCLA National STAR events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) winning …

MES 5th Graders Graduate from DARE Program

MES’ 2023 5th graders are the newest graduates from the DARE program.  They participated in a ceremony on March 23, 2023 attended by family and friends.

VCMS 6th Graders Create Cards for Vets in Hospice Care

The 6th grade Blue Team ELA classes made cards for the Veterans through the Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. this past weekend. In total, they gathered 296 cards! Many of them were thoughtful, beautifully crafted, and expressed truly heart- warming sentiments.

EC Presented “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.”

The East Coldenham Drama Club, under the direction of Katharine Terry, presented “Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” on March 16 and March 17, 2023, to sold-out audiences.