Welcome Back Valley Central!

Valley Central returns to our hybrid instructional plan on Tuesday, January 19th.  Our teachers, administrators and staff have been working very hard to make this happen and we could not be more appreciative of their efforts.  If your child is a 100% online student, they will continue with that model. If your child is a …

First Student Providing VC Bus Service

When we return to in-person instruction next week the District will have a new bus company. Due to bankruptcy proceedings, Orange County Transit is no longer the District’s transportation contractor and First Student has been awarded a new contract.  Many of the drivers and monitors that previously served Valley Central are now employed at First …

COVID FAQs-January 8, 2021

If my child was 100% online before the Pause are they now hybrid? Students remain on the teams they chose prior to the Pause, so Team Online is still 100% remote, while Team In-Person returns each day and Team 1 returns on Monday and Thursday and Team 2 on Tuesday and Friday.   If my …

EC Yearbook Seeking Photos

East Coldenham Elementary is looking for photos for the yearbook. Submit your images to: jennifer.guidry@vcsdny.org Browse to select the photo(s) you wish to upload, and click on “Select My Images.” Enter information about the photo and provide contact information in case the staff needs additional information. Types of Photos: Students learning at home Projects students …

Two Eighth Graders Named to NYS Band Directors’ Honor Band

VCMS 8th graders Kori Geiselhart (clarinet) and Amelia Krouse (trumpet) were selected for the statewide New York State Band Directors Association Honor Band. Only 160 students were selected for the honor bands across New York State. Usually, this event takes place the first weekend in March in Syracuse NY. This year, the Annual NYSBDA Honor …

Reminder Regarding Remote Learning

As we continue to face the many educational challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Valley Central School District administration would like to remind our families that it is District policy that remote learning sessions and content are not to be recorded in any manner (including by video, photos, or screenshots), without the prior permission …

Orange County Health Updates Guidelines re: Quarantine

Erin Ray Pascaretti, RD, MPH, an epidemiologist with the OC Dept. of Health has provided the following regarding quarantine guidelines:  “The Orange County Department of Health is following New York State Department of Heath guidance surrounding quarantine.  Quarantine for individuals exposed to COVID-19 can end after ten days without a testing requirement if no symptoms …