Elementary School Handbook">

Elementary School Handbook

Last modified Oct. 19, 2020 ACADEMIC INTERVENTION SERVICES Academic Intervention Services is a required instructional support provided to students who do not meet the identified benchmarks on standardized testing as identified by the State Education Department and the Valley Central School District. Services will be provided during the school day by the reading or […]

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UPK Frequently Asked Questions

[…] Is the UPK program free? Yes. The cost of tuition for those students selected through a rubric/lottery selection process is paid for by the grants. There are no fees paid by the family or the district for up to 2 Β½ hours per day/five days a week for the halfday program and up to […]

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VC Reopening PlanFacilities

[…] Visual Inspections on time. In addition, lead in water sampling will be carried out upon the reopening of school under conditions consistent with when the building is β€œnormally occupied.” Upon reopening, the district plans to increase ventilation, to the greatest extent possible. Β  Water systems will be flushed in buildings that have been unoccupied. […]

VCMS COVID Procedures

[…] for 7th & 8th graders: Continue to enter the building at the main office entrance doors. Signs posted. Busing and Block Numbers for Students (this procedure has not changed): Updated lists have been provided to teachers to assist students with locating their bus. We do not have many bus changes and if so, parents […]

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VC Reopening PlanHealth and Safety

[…] itΒ  under supervision.Β  Disinfecting Recommendations for disinfecting health offices All nurses’ offices will be cleaned and disinfected daily with attention to the high traffic areas, including door knobs and handle,Β  by the custodial staff.Β  In addition, nurses’ will be supplied with an approved disinfectant that they can use between each student visit.Β  All classrooms […]

Science

[…] The three credits must include one Living Environment credit and one Physical Setting credit – Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics. The third credit may come from taking another science course ending in a Regents exam, Elements of Chemistry and Physics, Basic Physics, a science elective, or an MST course. All students must take a […]

COVID-19 Screening / Testing

[…] Fever or chills Cough Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Fatigue Muscle or body aches Headache New loss of taste or smell Sore throat Congestion or runny nose Nausea or vomiting Diarrhea This list does not include all possible symptoms.Β  CDC will continue to update this list as we learn more about COVID-19.Β  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html […]

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5280-R- Interscholastic Athletics Regulation

[…] under the heading of β€œStudent Activity Programs.” New extracurricular or cocurricular activities added during the school year will also be subject to this policy. Any activity that normally originates from a subject class is not included under the Academic Eligibility policies. School functions that are considered social activities (proms, dances, spectators at school events, […]

Programs for Students with Disabilities under the Idea and New York’s Education Law Article 89">

4321- Programs for Students with Disabilities under the Idea and New York’s Education Law Article 89

[…] to the extent appropriate to his/her needs. The Board also shall make available special education and related services to eligible students with disabilities parentally placed in a nonpublic school located within the district, regardless of whether they are residents of the district. However, this obligation does not extend to resident students with disabilities who […]

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SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICER AGREEMENT

[…] Parties believe that the provision of SROs to schools in the District will serve to advance key objectives in the mutual interests of the Parties, including, but not limited to: 1) the reduction of incidents of school violence; 2) the maintenance of a safe and secure environment on school grounds; and 3) the reduction […]

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