United Together – A Letter from all the Orange County Superintendents

United Together Letter from all Orange County Superintendents June 12th, 2020 To Our Beloved Orange County, “Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” – James Baldwin All across our country, people of all colors and ages are exercising their constitutional right to speak out against …

Valley Central Developing a Community and School-Based Racial Equity in Education Committee

From John P. Xanthis, Superintendent The events that are taking place in our nation and our community have left me with a deep sense of frustration, anger, and sadness. The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and so many others are horrific and inexcusable, as is the ongoing violence against the black community. The …

5th Graders encouraged to enroll in VCMS Music Performance Program

The Valley Central Music Department is currently enrolling 5th graders in the Middle School performance program for the 2020-2021 school year. Parents of 5th graders can register your child for Chorus, Band, or both ensembles by filling out the form linked here. If you have any questions, please contact micheal.gonzales@vcsdny.org Thank you for your continued …

2019-20 School Calendar Modified to End the School Year Earlier

The Valley Central School District has determined that the last day of school will be on June 16, 2020 as per the board resolution below, approved May 20th, which officially modifies the district calendar for the 2019-2020 school year.   WHEREAS, in accordance with Executive Orders related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the District continued its distance learning program …

VC Presents the Top 25 of the Class of 2020

The Valley Central School District proudly presents the Top 25 students of Valley Central High School’s Class of 2020. Among them are future doctors, scientists, teachers, physicists, zoologists, nurses, business leaders, teachers and engineers. They make us VC PROUD!   In order from one to twenty-five, they are:  Kimberly Black, Valedictorian  Kimberly Black will be …

2020 Budget Vote and BOE Election

The Governor has set June 9, 2020 as the statewide election day for the school budget vote and election of Board of Education candidates.  There are two board of education seats up for election.  The vote will be conducted by absentee ballot.  For details on how this election will be conducted, please visit our Board …

May 3: Coronavirus Update

  From Michael Bellarosa, Deputy Superintendent As you know, Governor Cuomo announced on Friday that schools in NYS will not be able to resume classes this academic year. On behalf of the Valley Central School District, we want to thank you again for all of your continued support and the amazing way our community has …