7:00 PM HS Chorus Concert
9:15 AM - 11:00 PM RE in US History & Government
1:15 PM - 11:00 PM Algebra I (Common Core)
9:15 AM - 11:00 PM English Language Arts (Common Core)
1:15 PM - 11:00 PM Living Environment
9:15 AM RE in Global History & Geography
1:15 PM - 11:00 PM Physical Setting/Earth Science
1:15 PM - 11:00 PM Physical Setting/Physics
Back in March, Katherine (Katie) Cavallucci and Grace Ciabottoni were called into the principal’s office – an unusual summoning for the two friends. When they opened the door, they found Valley Central High School Principal Jayme Ginda-Baxter bearing balloons and flowers, telling them that they had earned the title of Valedictorian and Salutatorian, respectively, for the high school’s class of 2017.
On Friday, May 12, Nicholas Longo, a technology teacher at Valley Central Middle School and Valley Central High School was formally presented with the 2017 Council of Industry Manufacturing Champion Educator Award at the organization’s annual awards breakfast at the Powelton Club in Newburgh.
On May 16, Valley Central School District voters approved the district’s $101,247,326 2017-18 budget proposal and elected two Board of Education members.
Nearly 150 East Coldenham students and their families recently participated in the school’s Family Math Night. East Coldenham’s Math Consultant, Rosi McFadden, organized a night filled with surprises and opportunities to win prizes to pique students’ curiosity and enthusiasm about math with the help of teacher volunteers.
The 17th-annual Hannaford Helps Schools campaign has raised $640,000, which has been distributed to schools in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Massachusetts. More than 1,500 schools received funds this year that can be used to support educational programs such as field trips, supplies, activities or new playground equipment.
Students at Valley Central’s Alternative Learning Center (ALC) celebrated the Mexican celebration of Cinco de Mayo on May 5. The festival celebrates the defeat of a large group of French soldiers by a small group of Mexican militia on May 5, 1852.
Six Valley Central elementary students competed in a basketball and soccer skills competition for the Special Olympics n at Montgomery Woodbury High School on March 11. The team was coached by Valley Central Teachers Amy Stevens, Delaine Charette and Jen Kinsley.
On Thursday, April 20, the Valley Central Board of Education voted to adopt the district’s proposed budget of $101,247,326 during its regularly scheduled meeting. The proposed budget, which represents a 2.75% spending increase or $2,713,870 will result in a tax levy increase of 2.69% -- an increase which is within the district’s legal limit as defined by New York’s tax levy cap legislation.
A small gaggle of students, all smiles, crowd around a tiny pony on a field at Montgomery Elementary School. To the casual observer, it looks more like a scene from a birthday party featuring a traveling petting zoo than a therapy session; but these students are all learning how to conquer some of the physical, mental and emotional challenges associated with disabilities.
Although the district has identified Walden Elementary School as being in need of improvements and repairs, building a new school is only one option out of many that the district is exploring.
According to the college’s website, the award recognizes the achievements of deserving Orange County youth who are traditionally under-represented in the college population in 10 categories: athletics, citizenship, creative arts, diversity, English Language Arts, foreign languages, mathematics, perseverance/effort, sciences and technology.
13 Reasons Why - What Parents Need to Know
Valley Central School District wants parents to be aware of the popular Netflix original series, 13 Reasons Why. We urge parents to research the series to fully understand what your child may be exposed to. Please read the letter from the Superintendent and also review the important talking points about the miniseries.
A Special Meeting of the Board of Education is scheduled to take place on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Administration Building, for the purpose of a Board Retreat during which Board operations and procedures will be discussed. It is anticipated that the Board will move into Executive Session for its discussion. No action is expected to take place.
The next audit committee meeting scheduled to take place on Thursday, Feb. 9 has been rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of the administration building
On January 30th 2017, the Valley Central Board of Education approved the Smart Schools Investment Plan. Smart Schools funding as proposed in the SSIP will allow Valley Central to invest in network infrastructure upgrades as well as improved video and door security technologies. Read more about the SSIP here.
District administrators have been notified that a company called “National Campus Professionals” has been attempting to solicit advertisement purchases from local businesses under the guise of being affiliated with Valley Central School District.
Please be advised that the district has no affiliation with this company.