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 …

NYS Commissioner of Health’s Determination on Indoor Masking Pursuant to 10 NYCRR 2.61

Howard Zucker, Commissioner of NYS Dept. of Health released a determination on Indoor Masking on August 27, 2021.  In the statement, schools are identified by the CDC as “areas of substantial or high community transmission” and deems “layered prevention strategies, which includes face coverings/masks” necessary.   In the statement, he specifically adopts the recommendations of the …

Athletic Spectator Guidelines

Section IX Fall 2021 COVID-19 Protocol Guidelines The Section IX Protocol Committee has developed a set of guidelines for the Fall 2021 season. These guidelines are subject to change based on any future mandates from the Governor, the State Department of Health, the local County Departments of Health, the State Education Department or the NYSPHSAA. …

Questions and Answers Regarding 2021-2022 Back To School Plan Available

Questions and Answers regarding the 2021-2022 Back to School Plan have been added to that webpage.  The questions were collected via Google Form from August 17-August 20, 2021 and presented during Public Participation at the August 23, 2021 BOE meeting.     

References from Dr. Remenar

Dr. Remenar, MD, our district physician, offered information at our August 23, 2021 BOE meeting. She has forwarded the sources of the information to publish here.  Quoted studies that support wearing of masks within the article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/957133?src=mkm_covid_update_210824_MSCPEDIT&uac=277016PN&impID=3591289&faf=1 Children and COVID-19: https://www.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/children-and-covid-19-state-level-data-report PIDS (Pediatric Infectious Disease Society) Supports Universal Masking for Students, School Staff https://pids.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/PIDS-statement_7.26.26SchoolsMaskingUpdateStatement.CVHdraft8FINAL_v2.pdf

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 …

Where are all the Supply Lists?

The District has purchased basic supplies for students this year as a way to alleviate any stress due to the ongoing pandemic.  Although some teachers may request certain items, there are no overall supply lists from any of our schools.  Also, remember that every VC student can get a free breakfast and free lunch everyday …

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 …