Valley Central School District

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  • Welcome! Be sure to click on Announcements above to see important messages from Berea.
    Welcome to
    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.

    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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  • healthy October's Theme of the Month - Your future is key, so stay healthy and drug-free!


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  • Click here for Universal Pre-Kindergarten information.
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  • Support Red Ribbon Week, Oct. 23rd - 27th.  Dress according to the following theme days.
    Monday – “Your Future is Key, so Stay Healthy and Drug Free.” (Wear red.  Students and staff will get stickers to wear.)

    Tuesday – Team Up Against Drugs (Wear a uniform from a team you are on or wear clothes from your favorite sports team.)

    Wednesday – I'm a JEANious.  I'm healthy and drug free.  (Wear jeans.)

    Thursday – Being Drug Free is No Sweat!  (Wear a sweatshirt and/or sweatpants.)

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

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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. 6
    Wednesday, Mar.7
    Please make appropriate childcare arrangements.
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