Valley Central School District

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    Berea Elementary  
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    Berea Elementary School
    946 Rte. 17K
    Montgomery, NY 12549
    To reach Berea's main office, please call (845) 457 - 2400 and use extension 11501 or 11511.
    Our fax number is (845) 457 - 8552. 

    Berea's Mission Statement
    We believe that it is a shared responsibility among Berea's stakeholders to foster positive academic, emotional, social, and physical growth in a nurturing risk-free environment. Diversity will be celebrated, creating students who respect one another and embrace differences. Through the implementation of the Common Core Learning Standards and an aligned curriculum, creative and critical thinkers will meet and exceed school district standards, ensuring future school success and lifelong learning.
    Growing Minds of All Kinds 

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  • journey October's Theme of the Month - Life is your journey; travel healthy and drug free


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  • Support Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 22nd - 26th.  Dress according to the following theme days.

    Monday, October 22nd - “Life is Your Journey. Travel Healthy and Drug Free.” (Wear red. Students and staff will be given stickers to wear.)

    Tuesday, October 23rd - Team Up Against Drugs. (Wear a uniform shirt from a team you are on or wear clothes from your favorite sports team.)

    Wednesday, October 24th - I’m a JEANious - I’m Healthy and Drug Free. (Wear jeans.)

    Thursday, October 25th  - I'm Wild About Being Healthy and Drug Free. (Wear shirt with an animal or an animal print on it.)

    Friday, October 26th - I Have the Power to Be Healthy and Drug Free! (Wear a superhero t-shirt.)

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  • Click here for Universal Pre-Kindergarten information.
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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics as well as the National Association of School Nurses both advise against excluding a child with lice from school. Attendance at school is critical to a child’s academic success. Excluding a child from school because of a head lice infestation is futile as far as preventing the transmission of lice to other children. Learn more about head lice


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  • There will be two more half days this year to allow teachers and staff time to work on our district's accountability initiative.  Dismissal will be at 12:10 pm on each of the following days. 
    Wednesday, Dec. 5
    Wednesday, Mar. 6
    Please make appropriate childcare arrangements.
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