Welcome Back, Valley Central!

School begins virtually for all students on September 4th.  Students receive a Google Meet invite by email to join all of their classes.  Students are following their regular schedule on their online/remote days of learning.   In-person learning begins on September 8th with Team 2 and Team In-Person reporting to school.  The full VC Reopening Plan …

What is ClassLink?

Upon logging into your student assigned Chromebook, you may have noticed a login page for “ClassLink”. ClassLink provides “OneClick”, which enables single sign-on (SSO) access to web and Windows applications that the district has signed up for staff and students to use. ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 initiatives, which Valley Central School District currently offering. …

Open House Dates Have Been Adjusted

Just like everything else this school year, Open House will look different.  The biggest difference is that instead of parents coming to the schools to visit classrooms, meet teachers and find out about courses, this year’s open house(s) will be virtual bringing the school into parents’ homes.   Our school leaders felt they needed a little …

Traveling to School Safely

Traveling to School will be different this year. Everyone on the bus will wear a mask. Everyone will be at least 6 feet apart. Everyone will have an assigned seat that they will not change. One person will be in a seat. Only people who live in the same household can sit in the a …

Viking Press is Being Replaced with the VCSD School Calendar and Guide

Our Viking Press was published annually and provided required notifications to the community.  The decision was made to replace this with something more practical and informative and the VCSD School Calendar and Guide has been designed to do just that.  The VCSD School Calendar and Guide has all the required notifications plus additional information about …

COVID-19 Guidance and Clarification from the Department of Health

The Orange County Department of Health (OCDOH) released this FAQ for Schools Pre-K through 12th grade. Please note that schools are required to adhere to the NYSDOH guidance. Ql: When and how should we report positive COVID-19 cases to OCDOH? A. Immediately notify OCDOH if a student, faculty, staff member or volunteer tests positive for …

Online/Remote Instruction Guide Added to Our Reopening Plan

We hope parents/caregivers will find this document helpful.  There is a link that leads to a printable pdf version of this document on the page.   K-12 Remote-Online Instructional Explanation to Parents/Caregivers Also, remember that our Technology Instructional Support Coach has created a website for VC Parents to help with learning in the digital world.    

Reopening Update: Regarding Masks

  Valley Central School District has received clarification from the Orange County Department of Health regarding the wearing of masks.   Staff and Students will be required to wear masks at all times inside the buildings; however, there will be frequent, controlled “mask breaks”.  It is expected that all  staff and students will wear masks or …