We Are the Champions!

Congratulations to the Girls’ Varsity Soccer team who won the Section 9 Championship game on Monday, April 19th.  The team faced Monroe-Woodbury in a hard-fought game that was tied at 1-1 for most of the game.  In the final 5 minutes, VC scored another goal taking the Section 9 victory.  “The team played hard and …

VC Music Department Honored with National Awards

From the NAMM Foundation: Valley Central Middle School and Valley Central High School have both been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award from The NAMM Foundation for outstanding commitment to music education. The SupportMusic Merit Award recognizes individual schools that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To …

Special Board of Education Meeting Scheduled for April 22, 2021 at 5:15 PM

A Special Meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at 5:15 p.m. in the Administration Building for the purpose of voting on the 2021-2022 Orange-Ulster BOCES Budget and Board of Education seats (2). Action is anticipated to be taken at this Special Meeting. The Board of …

Kindergarten Registration Reminder

Kindergarten Registration packets for the 2021-2022 school-year were mailed out in early March. If you have not returned the packet that was mailed to you, please do so as soon as possible, as the buildings are currently scheduling Kindergarten Screening Appointments. Packets can be dropped off at the District Office anytime in the mail slot in the front door.  If …

Elementary Students Return Five Days a Week

Our four Elementary Schools welcomed back our students to 5-days a week instruction today, April 12, 2021.  Preparations for the return of students to school 5-days a week has been taking place for over three weeks.  Partitions were purchased last month at the recommendation of the CDC which has since changed their recommendation.  However, the …

Implications of NYSDOH Updated Guidance for In-Person Instruction

On Friday evening, New York State issued updated guidance for in-person instruction, social distancing, and reopening of schools. Today, Superintendent John Xanthis, district administrators, and Nurse Coordinator Connie Griffin met to review the guidance and its implications on our current plans. To read the revised State guidance, which was designed to align closely with the …