District Safety Plan Approval Process

APPROVAL PROCESS The approval process for updates to the District’s Safety Plan involves a review by the District Health and Safety Committee (completed), and is followed by a 30-day public comment period, in effect now and through Friday, September 24, 2021.  District Safety Plan 2021-2022   To submit your comments, please email Ellen McGoldrick, District Clerk: ellen.mcgoldrick@vcsdny.org   NEXT …

Follow Valley Central Athletics!

Follow our Sports teams! Visit our Athletics webpage. Schedules can be found on RSchool Today.  Our VC Sports Schedules button leads you to the website, RSchool Today, which  also has an app available Download the RSchool mobile app in the Google Play store or in the Apple App Store After you download the app, check out this quick …

Congratulations to our 2021 Tenure Recipients

Philip Rodriguez, Secondary School Asst. Principal, HS Allison Simoskevich, Secondary School Asst. Principal, HS Sarah Rosenwasser, Social Studies, HS Amanda Gliedman, Science, HS Alisa Podgorskaya, School Psychologist, HS Denyse LaVallie, Business, HS Daniel Walker, Music, HS Brittany Bilodeau, Art, HS Kaitlyn Bruna, Social Studies, HS Thomas Stoddard, Phys. Ed., MS Joanna Sandve, English, MS Kathryn …

Thirty Day Comment Period on District Safety Plan Now Open

APPROVAL PROCESS The approval process for updates to the District’s Safety Plan involves a review by the District Health and Safety Committee (completed), and is followed by a 30-day public comment period, in effect now and through Friday, September 24, 2021.  Proposed Updates to the District’s Safety Plan To submit your comments, please email Ellen McGoldrick, District Clerk: ellen.mcgoldrick@vcsdny.org …

Parent Portal Issues?

Where do you find the Parent Portal?  On the Home page of our district website in featured links. Here is a direct link to the portal:  https://st-vc.mhric.org/valleycentral/ I need help with the Parent Portal.  Parent Portal is a highly secure, internet-based application through which you are able to view district-permitted details of your student’s academic …

How Our 2021-2022 Back to School Plan was Developed

Our 2021-2022 Back to School Plan was developed with a Back to School task force of administrators and staff members.  The Valley Central Back to School Task Force was composed of:  Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents School Business Official All the Principals of our schools Directors of Technology, Special Education, Special Program and Student Services, Food …

Face Masks to be Worn Inside Buildings Beginning August 16th

Effective August 16, 2021, the Valley Central School District is requiring the wearing of face masks in all buildings, for all faculty, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. This is due to the latest recommendations from Dr. Gelman, the Orange County Commissioner of Health. (OCNY Public Health Alert #21) Recently there has been …

Superintendent’s Letter Regarding 2021-2022 Back to School Letter

You may have learned that the long-anticipated guidance from the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) will not be forthcoming. New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker stated, “With the end of the state disaster emergency on June 25, 2021, school districts are re-established as the controlling entity for schools. Schools and school …

VC Digital Newsletter July 2021

Summer Opportunities This year has created obstacles and challenges for our students that will take time from which to recover.  The goals for our summer program are multi-pronged to address as many of the post-pandemic issues as possible. Usually Valley Central offers a remedial high school and middle school summer school program, but this year …

New Guidance from NYSDOH Regarding Masks – Summer Only

The Valley Central School District has been made  aware that because COVID-19 transmission rates are low, NYSDOH has indicated  that school districts may implement revised masking policies consistent with the INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR CHILD CARE, DAY CAMP, AND OVERNIGHT CAMP PROGRAMS DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY Mask use while indoors is still strongly encouraged, …