Valley Central to Host a Virtual Town Hall about Re-Opening and Posts Answers to FAQ’s

The District has posted a Frequently Asked Questions Section in the VC Reopening Plan.  Valley Central will be hosting a Virtual Town Hall to address questions about re-opening.  The Virtual Town Hall will be held on Tuesday, August 11 at 1:00 PM. It will be livestreamed on the District Youtube Channel and will be available …

Hybrid Instructional Model Explained- Choose Between Hybrid or 100% Online Learning

Valley Central families have the opportunity to choose from a hybrid instructional method or 100% at home remote/online learning.  Please indicate your choice by Wednesday, August 5th.   Valley Central has been working collaboratively to develop the best program we can, under the guidelines that are imposed upon us by the State Education Department and …

Returning to Learning Form-Please reply by August 5th-For All VC Students

This form asks if a student will be opting for 100% online instruction or hybrid and if the student will be using the bus or being transported to school privately. We are seeking a response for every student (one survey per student enrolled- if you have three children, please fill out the survey three times)  …

Class of 2021-Senior Portrait Dates Available for August

    Although initially, Legacy Studios planned on holding portrait sessions in the fall, we have been able to arrange some summer portrait dates for our incoming seniors. There are, of course, multiple safety measures set in place, so please be mindful of these guidelines when scheduling your appointment.  Because photographers must be given 6 …

Class of 2020 to have an Opportunity to Turn the Tassel- Saturday, August 1st, 9AM-1PM

The Class of 2020 missed so many moments of their Senior year that are usually taken for granted.  When it was announced that their August 1, 2020 in-person graduation had to be virtual due to state restrictions regarding large gatherings, many of the class members reached out to Superintendent John Xanthis and asked if there …

Superintendent is Part of County Task Force Standing Against Racism

Superintendent John Xanthis reported at the July 20, 2020 Board of Education meeting that he was joining a task force of county superintendents called United Together Against Racism. A letter had been released by the county superintendents in June 2020 indicating their stand against racism.  Mr. Xanthis reported that the superintendents formed the task force …

Middle School and High School Chromebook Collection and Distribution

Please note that the collection and distribution of Chromebooks are only for students entering grades 6 & 7 and 9 & 12. To maintain social distancing and to ensure everyone’s safety, we are asking that parents/guardians and students remain in their vehicles at all times when they drive onto campus (Middle School entrance). Upon entering …

Class of 2020 Grads: NYS Excelsior Scholarship Application SUNY/CUNY Available

From NYSHESC: The 2020-21 New York State Excelsior Scholarship application has been released and will remain open until August 31, 2020!  For your reference, please note that the NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) has advised the following:   “The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically reduced state revenues and the processing of new applications is pending on Federal …