Valley Central to Host a Virtual Town Hall about Re-Opening and Posts Answers to FAQ’s

The District has posted a Frequently Asked Questions Section in the VC Reopening Plan.  Valley Central will be hosting a Virtual Town Hall to address questions about re-opening.  The Virtual Town Hall will be held on Tuesday, August 11 at 1:00 PM. It will be livestreamed on the District Youtube Channel and will be available …

Hybrid Instructional Model Explained- Choose Between Hybrid or 100% Online Learning

Valley Central families have the opportunity to choose from a hybrid instructional method or 100% at home remote/online learning.  Please indicate your choice by Wednesday, August 5th.   Valley Central has been working collaboratively to develop the best program we can, under the guidelines that are imposed upon us by the State Education Department and …

Returning to Learning Form-Please reply by August 5th-For All VC Students

This form asks if a student will be opting for 100% online instruction or hybrid and if the student will be using the bus or being transported to school privately. We are seeking a response for every student (one survey per student enrolled- if you have three children, please fill out the survey three times)  …

Class of 2020 to have an Opportunity to Turn the Tassel- Saturday, August 1st, 9AM-1PM

The Class of 2020 missed so many moments of their Senior year that are usually taken for granted.  When it was announced that their August 1, 2020 in-person graduation had to be virtual due to state restrictions regarding large gatherings, many of the class members reached out to Superintendent John Xanthis and asked if there …

Superintendent is Part of County Task Force Standing Against Racism

Superintendent John Xanthis reported at the July 20, 2020 Board of Education meeting that he was joining a task force of county superintendents called United Together Against Racism. A letter had been released by the county superintendents in June 2020 indicating their stand against racism.  Mr. Xanthis reported that the superintendents formed the task force …

District Statement Regarding Use Of District Facilities And School Grounds

In recent weeks the District has received requests for the use of District facilities and school grounds.  The District, under Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.4 and its subsequent amendments is closed to the public, except for essential functions.    District policy (BOE Policy 1500) outlines the permissible uses of school grounds and facilities, including the required …

Basic School Supplies Have Been Purchased by the District

From: John Xanthis, Superintendent The Valley Central School District is committed to helping families, especially during these difficult times.  In light of the challenges with the economy, high unemployment rates, and family personal economic struggles, we have decided that families should not have extra expenses in the form of purchasing school supplies.  For this school …