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Compassionate Giving Project

December 17, 2014 - There's still time to be a part of our sixth annual COMPASSIONATE GIVING PROJECT. We are asking every student in grades pre-K through 12 to participate by either bringing in a donation or a card. All our families and our entire school community are filled with compassion so let’s join together to share that compassion with others. Click here for more information and the grade level list of items.

Jr. High Concert Rescheduled for Thursday

December 17, 2014 - The Jr. High Concert that was "snowed out" last week will be held Thursday at 7pm. The tiles painted by the HS students will be available for sale.

Signup Now for Spring Driver's Ed

December 17, 2014 - The Driver Education course at Hoosic Valley Central High school will be offered again this spring.  The deadline to sign up is Friday, Jan. 30th.  If interested in the program see Mr. Ryan in room 211 or call at 753-4432 Ext 5053 for more details.

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School Physician On-Site Thursday

December 15, 2014 - Dr. Nightingale, our school physician, will be available in the Nurse's Office for physical on Thursday, December 18th. Students needing a physical should contact the school nurse ahead of time to setup and appointment and obtain the necessary paperwork. Please contact Mrs. Barton at the High School (x 2511) or Mrs. Ellett at the Elementary (x 3509) with questions.

Writing Olympics to Begin

December 15, 2014 - The time for Writing Olympics is here once again! Students in Kindergarten through Sixth grade are eligible to participate by writing a story or poem and submitting it to their teacher by Thursday, January 22, 2015. All authors will be recognized at the Writing Olympics Author’s Celebration Night on April 29, 2015 at 6:30 pm. New this year, authors will receive a gift card for a free ice cream cone! Click here for more information on this great program.

Winter Wonderland Semi Formal

December 8, 2014 - The Class of 2017 sponsored the Semi Formal on Saturday. Over 190 students dressed to impress at the “Winter Wonderland” themed night. Ten members of the Class of 2017 spent Saturday morning decorating the entry way and cafeteria of the Elementary School – it was an amazing transformation inside with mother nature providing the outside winter wonderland!

The Class would like to thank the chaperones for the evening: Mr. Apostol, Mr. O'Brien, Mrs. Stark, Ms. Das, Ms. Tiernan, and Ms. Holbritter. Cookies and brownies were donated by many of the class members. Punch, water and fruit platters were provided by the class. Thank you to Mrs. Margaret Norton, Mrs. Melissa Sanchez, and Mrs. Kathy Yavaniski for keeping the refreshment table full of goodies. Thank you to the custodial staff – Denise Paulo & Jeff Spiers for keeping the sidewalks clear and for all your help cleaning up afterwards. The biggest thanks of all go to class advisors Mrs. Anderson and Mr. Spooner for all their work behind the scenes and making it all happen as if by magic.

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Algebra Tutoring Continues

December 2, 2014 - Mr. Sheeran will continue the after school algebra tutoring sessions throughout December. Tutoring sessions will be held from 3-4 on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Mr. Sheeran's room.

Fall Sports Photos

December 2, 2014 - All fall sports photos will taken offline at the end of December. We have limited space and need to make room for the winter sports teams. Photos are free to download, simply click on the photo to view full screen and then use the drop down under more for the download option. For high quality printing make sure you save the full size photo not the smaller thumbnails. Click here to access the sports photo page.

Yearbook Ordering Begins

December 2, 2014 - The yearbook staff will be taking orders for the 2014-2015 yearbook during lunch periods. Yearbooks are $40 with options for engraving and covers. Payment is required when ordering, checks should be made out to Hoosic Valley Extracurricular Fund or HVECF. Click here for ordering options and pricing.

Lucy Calkins Story Sharing

December 2, 2014 - Our first and second graders have published their first writing piece. They joined together to share their stories with one another. Click here for more photos.

Students Perform at Radiant Peace Tree Lighting

December 2, 2014 - Hoosic Valley music students performed at this year’s Radiant Peace Tree Lighting. The HV Jam Band started the ceremony off with “Somewhere over the Rainbow”; Maddie Coons and Kayla Carknard teamed up beautifully to sing “Give me Wings”. After the Radiant Peace poem written by Trista Bugbee, Kayla Carknard sang “Fly”. Marlee Peterson, Will Hunter, Sarah Corey, Halle Nightingale and Ms. Allen closed out the ceremony with the Christmas Peace Canon as everyone enjoyed the radiance of the beautiful trees.  The Hoosic Valley Community Partners would like to thank our Music Department and everyone that made this year’s tree lighting so special. Click here for more photos from the tree lighting ceremony

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December 2, 2014 - The Language Club took a trip to the Clark Institute recently.  The students learned a great deal about  impressionistic French and Spanish art.

Continuous Recruitment
Per Diem Substitutes (All Areas)

September 5, 2014 - Hoosic Valley uses substitute personnel on a daily basis in a number of different position. Anyone interested in substituting must first submit an application and be board approved. Upon approval names are added to the "Sub List" and then Substitute personnel are called upon on an as needed basis.  Employment applications can be obtained from the school offices or by calling 753-4458 or click here to download an application packet.

  • Teacher – Substitute - (Certified $80/day; Uncertified $65/day)
  • Teaching Assistant, Teacher Aide, Food Service Helper, Clerical – Substitute - ($8.00/hour)
  • Custodian - Substitute - ($8.60/hour)
  • Bus Driver - Substitute - ($15.51/hour)
  • Bus Aide – Substitute - ($8.82/hour)
  • Nurse – Substitute - (LPN $65/day; RN $80/day)
  • Home Tutor – ($15/hour)


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District Documents

Virtue of the Month

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Anti-Bullying Rules

1. We will not bully others.
2. We will try to help students who are bullied.
3. We will try to include students who are left out.
4. If we know someone is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and at home.

Sports Photo Albums


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Last updated on December 17, 2014