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Information from RVCSD 10.28.20
10/28/2020
At Rondout Valley CSD, we are committed to ensuring the safest possible learning environment for our students and staff during these challenging times. To that end, we implemented a wide range of precautionary measures, including the use of a health screening app that students and staff fill out regularly before coming to school, temperature checks of everyone entering our buildings, mandated mask wearing as medically able, social distancing, hand washing, and rigorous cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
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Fully Remote Information
Fully Remote Information
10/23/2020
Please read this information regarding our Fully Remote 100% Off Site option as we move toward the 2nd quarter of our school year.
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NYSSBA
School Board Recognition Week
10/21/2020
The New York State School Boards Association recognizes October 19 - 23 as School Board Recognition Week. This is a time to promote awareness and understanding of the important work performed by school board members. Rondout Valley School District is joining all public school districts across the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Week to honor local board members for their commitment to Rondout Valley and its children.
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RVCSD Notice and NYSDOH Flowchart
COVD-19 RVCSD Notice and NYSDOH Flowchart
10/16/2020
Please see the attached flowchart provided by the NYSDOH with instructions on when to keep your child home if they experience COVID-19 symptoms.
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Positive COVID Test
10/14/2020
An update has been posted regarding our staff member that tested positive for COVID-19.
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Information from RVCSD
10/12/2020
At Rondout Valley CSD, we are committed to ensuring the safest possible learning environment for our students and staff during these challenging times. To that end, we implemented a wide range of precautionary measures, including the use of a health screening app that students and staff fill out regularly before coming to school, temperature checks of everyone entering our buildings, mandated mask wearing as medically able, social distancing, hand washing, and rigorous cleaning and disinfecting protocols.
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bus routes
Cohort B Bus Routes
10/12/2020
Cohort B bus route information can be found here.
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Student Meal Distribution 10/20
10/09/2020
Beginning next week, food distribution through RVCSD will take place on Thursdays. Distribution sites will be open from 11 AM - 1 PM at Kerhonkson Elementary School and Rondout Valley High School on Thursdays beginning on October 15th.
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bus routes
Bus Routes
10/04/2020
The links found here will provide you with an approximate time for student pickup for Cohort A.
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Important Calendar Change
Important Information - Calendar Change
10/04/2020
As we begin our Hybrid instructional model and students return to in-person instruction, I would like to share some updates to our school calendar. Because teachers will be seeing some of our students for the first time over the next couple weeks, we will reschedule our Parent-Teacher Conferences until later in the semester.
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transportation update
Transportation Update
10/02/2020
If your child(ren) are utilizing the District’s Bus Transportation, please read this information.
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Hybrid Instructional Model Information
Hybrid Instructional Model Information
09/29/2020
As we begin our phase-in of in-person instruction under the Hybrid Instructional Model, we want everyone to know that we have implemented safety protocols throughout the district to bring our students back to school in the safest environment possible.
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Public Comments During BOE Meetings
Public Comment During BOE Meetings
09/25/2020
Our Board of Education welcomes your public comment during our Regular BOE Meetings, held on the 1st meeting of each month.
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Grades K-3 Hybrid Info Meeting
Grades K-3 Hybrid Model Informational Meeting
09/21/2020
On October 5, our schools plan to shift from our current remote learning model to our hybrid schedule. The Kerhonkson and Marbletown Elementary principals would like to invite you to one of three Zoom meetings for parents hosted by your Elementary principals, Andrew Davenport and Jackie VanNosdall.
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Remote Learning Guidelines
Remote Learning Guidelines
09/18/2020
We hope everyone’s year is getting off to a good start and we are here to support our students and families in any way we can. These are challenging times and we are all trying to adjust to the new normal. In this new environment I would like to share some guidance on remote learning expectations.
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Fully Remote Option
09/10/2020
We hope this finds you all well and that you have had the opportunity to enjoy some rest and relaxation this summer. As we begin the school year in the remote only model we wanted to share with families what Fully Remote Learning will look like for students whose families have chosen to stay fully remote when we transition back to school in the Hybrid Learning Model.
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BOE Vacancy
Board of Education Vacancy
09/10/2020
The Rondout Valley Central School District Board of Education is accepting letters of interest for the vacant board seat of Gail Hutchins.
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special education parent session
Special Education Parent Session #4
09/10/2020
There will be a special education parent session on Friday, September 11th from 3:00-4:00 PM. Director of PPS, Meg Braren, will be updating families on potential plans for services during the 2020-2021 school year.
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Student Meal Distributions
09/03/2020
Rondout Valley CSD will be providing student meals during remote learning. We will have Distribution sites open starting September 9th.
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Special Education Parent Session #3
09/02/2020
There will be a special education Parent Session on Thursday, September 3rd from 4:00-5:00 PM. Director of PPS, Meg Braren will be updating families on potential plans for services during the 2020-2021 school year.
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tax information
Tax Information
08/31/2020
Due to COVID-19 the district is requesting all taxpayers mail their payments to: RONDOUT VALLEY CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PO BOX 1718 BUFFALO, NY 14240-1718. Should you have any questions the tax collector can be reached at 845-687-2400 x4813
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elementary orientations
Elementary School Orientations
08/27/2020
As we start the new year with remote learning, we would like to invite our parents to an “Elementary Orientation” on Zoom hosted by your Elementary principals, Andrew Davenport and Jackie VanNosdall.
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Grades 5, 10, & 11 Device Distribution
Grades 5, 10, & 11 - Device Distribution
08/22/2020
Device distribution for students in grades 5, 10, & 11 will be held the week of August 24th.
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RVCSD Fully Remote Model
RVCSD Fully Remote Model
08/18/2020
At the August 17th board meeting, Superintendent Morgan recommended that RVCSD begin the school year on a fully remote schedule. That model is attached here. The Board of Education approved of the plan and fully remote learning will begin for our students on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. More information will be provided over the coming weeks.
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important information
Important Info Re:Re-Opening Discussions
08/18/2020
We are aware that some of our families were unable to attend our recent community forum due to a 300-person capacity restriction. For the upcoming Re-Opening Schools Discussions, we will be offering an additional option to accommodate additional attendees.
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Board of Education Meeting Recordings
Board of Education Meeting Recordings
08/17/2020
Board of Education meetings that have been recorded are now posted to our website.
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Student Devices
08/13/2020
Is your child's school issued device lost or in need of repairs? If so, please fill out this form
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Special Education Parent Session
Special Education Parent Session #2
08/13/2020
There will be a special education Parent Session on Monday, August 17th from 3:00-4:00 PM. Director of PPS, Meg Braren will be updating families on potential plans for services during the 2020-2021 school year.
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Family Re-Opening Schools Discussions
Family Re-Opening Schools Discussions
08/11/2020
RVCSD will be holding three Family Re-Opening Schools Discussions next week. Please use the links provided to ask questions prior to the event.
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Fully Remote Learning Survey - Fall 2020
Fully Remote Learning Survey - Fall 2020
08/11/2020
As the Rondout School District continues to closely monitor the local, national and worldwide impact of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, and the illness it causes, it is reasonable and prudent to assume that COVID-19 may affect our students and their families. Any family or guardian who would prefer 100% off site remote learning, including children with health conditions, please complete the survey that is now available by August 20, 2020.
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UPK Update
Universal Pre-K Update
08/11/2020
Robin Doick will be giving an update on our Universal Pre-K programs on Thursday, August 13 from 6:00-7:00 PM.
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Transportation Request Form
Mandatory Transportation Request Form
07/31/2020
Rondout Valley Central School District is planning for the potential of students returning in-person this Fall. In preparation, it is critical that we identify which students will require transportation and which will be opting out. Your timely feedback is essential for us to ensure social distancing.
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Virtual Community Forum
Virtual Community Forum
07/29/2020
Join us for a virtual community forum on reopening school hosted by Superintendent Joe Morgan.
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Special Education Online Parent Session
Special Education Parent Session
07/27/2020
There will be a special education Parent Session on Monday, August 3rd from 6-7:30PM. Director of PPS, Meg Braren will be updating families on potential plans for services during the 2020-2021 school year.
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RVHS Human Rights Club
Human Rights Club
07/24/2020
The mission of the Human Rights Club (HRC) of Rondout Valley High School (RVHS) is “to raise awareness for people whose rights are being violated. We SUPPORT and DEFEND equal rights for all humans. We INSPIRE the next generation to be a part of the solution!”
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School Reopening Student Survey
School Reopening Student Survey
07/15/2020
As we plan for the reopening of school in the fall, it is critical that we have our students' feedback about what that will look like.
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School Reopening Family Survey
School Reopening Family Survey
07/10/2020
While schools across the country face significant uncertainty and a range of potential scenarios for the fall, one thing is for sure in Rondout Valley: Reopening our schools will take a community-wide effort.
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Health Screening Procedures
RVCSD Health Screening Procedures
07/09/2020
Beginning on Monday, July 13th, RVCSD will be implementing a new set of Health Screening Procedures.
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Science Research
Virtual Science Research Symposium
07/08/2020
Welcome to the annual Rondout Valley High School Science Research Symposium. Unfortunately, due to the current health care crisis, this year’s symposium must be presented virtually.
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Immunization Requirements
2020-2021 School Immunization Requirements
07/01/2020
The School Immunization Requirements for School Entrance/Attendance for the 2020-21 school year are now available.
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Food Pantry Information
Food Pantry Information
06/29/2020
We understand that summer meals are a concern for some of our families. Please utilize this information to assist in meeting your family's food needs through the summer.
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Virtual Graduation Celebration
Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration
06/29/2020
If you missed the premier of our Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Celebration last week, don't worry! You can still it view it here.
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Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Challenge
06/24/2020
Reading is an essential skill for academic success. Reading over the summer helps to prevent regression in reading skills and also provides a way for students to make connections with each other and their world.
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Graduation Celebration Information
06/19/2020
Please read this important information regarding our 2020 graduation celebrations. We hope that our community will join us in celebrating the accomplishments of our graduating class!
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Budget Vote Passes
06/17/2020
The proposed budget for the 2020-2021 school year was passed by voters in the annual budget vote.
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UPK Update
UPK Lottery Update
06/17/2020
Due to restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19, the UPK lotteries will be held as closed sessions this year.
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Tallying of Ballots
Tallying of Ballots for Budget Vote
06/16/2020
The tallying of the ballots for the budget vote will be live streamed and will begin at 5:00 PM on June 16, 2020.
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Rondout Valley Calendar Photo Contest
06/16/2020
The Rondout Valley Central School District encourages student, amateur, and professional photographers to share the striking images they have captured within the district’s boundaries in this year’s Photo Contest.
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Graduation Update 6.16.20
06/16/2020
Over the past few days, I have heard from many students and parents expressing opinions about either holding our originally planned concept of a video tribute and parade graduation or the new possibility of hosting smaller, in-person events that meet newly announced New York State (NYS) guidelines allowing in-person graduations with up to 150 people.
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Student Meals
Student Meals and Other Food Resources
06/15/2020
We understand that the closing of our schools may be difficult for our families. RVCSD will continue to distribute meals to all children ages 18 and under during the extended school closure.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Information Regarding Last Days of School
06/12/2020
We are approaching the last days of school, and Friday, June 19 will be the last day for new instruction. The last week of school, June 22-25, will be time for students to turn in makeup work, receive feedback on assignments, complete review materials, and for teachers to take care of year end details and grading.
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Governor Extends Date for Mail-In Ballots
06/08/2020
Governor Cuomo has issued Executive Order 202.39 that states any absentee ballot received by mail in the office of the District Clerk, or designee of the trustees or school board, by June 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm shall be canvassed and counted for the budget vote and election held on June 9, 2020. No absentee ballots shall be accepted after 5:00 pm on June 9, 2020, except those absentee ballots received by mail.
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statement from RVCSD
Statement from RVCSD
06/05/2020
These are surely difficult times we are living through, everything from the COVID-19 Pandemic, to the news coming out of Minnesota on the senseless killing of George Floyd, and the ensuing protests and riots in our nation’s cities.
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Ballot Information
Ballot Information
06/05/2020
We have been notified that voters are receiving ballots. We want to remind all voters to make sure that they complete the “Statement of Absentee Voter” by signing and dating this envelope. This must be completed in addition to filling out the ballot, in order for your vote to count.
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Important Update Re:School Budget Vote
06/04/2020
We have spoken with NTS, the third-party vendor that is handling the printing and mailing of our ballots, and they have confirmed that all ballots were mailed to RVCSD registered voters on Tuesday, June 2nd. Ballots should be arriving in mailboxes any day.
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NTS Press Release
Press Release from NTS
06/02/2020
Please click here to view a press release from NTS.
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UPK Update
Universal Pre-K Update 6.2.20
06/02/2020
The deadline for Universal Pre-K applications has been extended.
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important information
Budget Vote & School Board Election Additional Info
06/01/2020
Over the weekend we were informed by representatives of NTS that ballots for our District will be mailed to registered voters during the upcoming week between June 1st and June 3rd.
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Budget Vote & School Board Election Information
Budget Vote & School Board Election Information
05/28/2020
In an executive order issued Friday, May 1, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that this year’s school budget vote and Board of Education election will take place on June 9 instead of May 19, by absentee ballot only. There will be no in-person voting at public polling places due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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parent resource sessions
Parent Resource Sessions
05/27/2020
Several parent sessions will be available through the District’s PPS Office. Sessions will focus on accessing district and community resources, as well as special education services during the time of distance learning.
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Conversation Re:School in the Fall
05/26/2020
New York State's 37 BOCES have launched an online conversation regarding how New Yorkers feel about returning to school in the fall or whenever it is possible. It consists of a single question: "What ideas and thoughts do you have as you think about a return to in-person schooling?"
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Facilities Usage
05/15/2020
Due to the school closure we have cancelled all facility usage until further notice.
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Graduation Update
05/14/2020
Determining the appropriate ways to honor our graduating Class of 2020 has been one of the top priorities for our school district over the past several weeks. We appreciate all your input and ideas, helping us develop the best way to celebrate this momentous occasion.
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Science Research Students Excel
05/14/2020
The Rondout Valley Science Research program had another extraordinary year despite the difficult situation that developed this spring. The program continued to offer our students unparalleled opportunities to develop knowledge and master skills at levels far beyond their years which will undoubtedly pave the way for success and prepare them to take the lead in solving the complex issues facing our planet and society.
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Grades K-8 Distance Learning Surveys
Grades K-8 Distance Learning Surveys
05/08/2020
These surveys will help us to better understand your needs, questions and concerns as we move through this challenging time together.
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IS/JHS Closed
IS/JHS Building Closed For Two Days
05/06/2020
We were made aware that a staff member at the Intermediate/Junior High School just tested positive for COVID-19 and was in the building recently. Upon the advice of the Ulster County Health Department and with the cooperation of our Medical Director Dr. Woodley, and in the abundance of caution, we are closing the Intermediate/Junior High School building for two days.
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Best Communities for Music Education
4th Grade Band Registration
05/06/2020
Attention 3rd Grade Students: If you are interested in playing an instrument next fall in the 4th grade please click here.
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Budget Vote Update
Budget Vote Update (5/5/20)
05/05/2020
Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting and Budget Vote will be held on June 9, 2020. All voting will be completed by absentee ballots. All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail.
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Universal Pre-K Update
Universal Pre-Kindergarten Update
05/05/2020
Please read this article for updates and information regarding our Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs.
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4th quarter grading plan
4th Quarter Grading Plan K-12
05/01/2020
Grading is considered a positive tool to indicate achievement and development in each subject. With the many changes as a result of the mandatory school closure until the end of the school year, Rondout Valley Central School District’s goal and attention is to assist and support students for not only the remaining weeks of school but for the long term.
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Public Bid Opening
Public Bid Opening
04/28/2020
This information will allow you access to the Public Bid Opening being held today, April 28th, at 3:00 PM.
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calendar
2020-2021 School Calendar
04/23/2020
The 2020-2021 School Calendar was approved by our Board of Education on April 22, 2020.
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School Closure Extended
School Closure Extended Through May 15
04/16/2020
Governor Cuomo has announced that all New York State schools will remain closed through May 15.
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Budget Vote Update
Budget Vote Update
04/10/2020
Notice is hereby given that the annual Meeting and Budget Vote typically held each year on the third Tuesday in May is hereby postponed until at least June 1, 2020, and the circulation, filing, and collection of petitions for Board of Education positions are postponed pursuant to the New York State Governor’s Executive Order 202.13. Further notice will be given when more information is available.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update from Superintendent Morgan
04/06/2020
Governor Cuomo has announced that all New York State schools will remain closed until April 29.
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Face Shield
RVCSD Collaborates To Donate PPE Items
04/04/2020
RVCSD is proud to announce that the total number of face shields that have been printed using our 3D printers is up to 246!
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Parent Need for Child Care Survey
Parent Need for Child Care Survey
04/02/2020
The NYS Office of Child and Family Services is seeking information about childcare needs during this crisis.
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Related Services Personnel
Related Services Personnel
04/01/2020
Several of our Related Service Personnel have been given cell phones to make contact easier for our families when email is not possible. These lines will be available from 8AM to 3PM, Monday through Friday, to answer calls and respond to messages.
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Update Regarding CSE Meetings
Update From PPS Re:CSE Meetings
04/01/2020
This message is from the PPS office and is for those parents awaiting CSE meeting dates.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update from Superintendent Morgan
03/27/2020
I wanted to give you an important update regarding our schools. Please be advised that in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, Governor Cuomo has issued an executive order extending the mandatory closing of all New York schools through April 15th, 2020.
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Continuation of Student Meals
03/27/2020
During the extended school closure, meal distributions will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays at multiple locations.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update from Superintendent Morgan
03/26/2020
It is important for students to have structure during the day. We are also mindful of the fact that every family situation is different now.
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Grades K-4 Internet Survey
Grades K-4 Internet Survey
03/26/2020
If you have a child in grades K-4, please complete this short 10 question survey. Your answers will help our district provide distance learning to our students in Kindergarten through fourth grade.
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Special Olympics Cancelled
03/26/2020
We have received word from Special Olympics of New York that all Special Olympics training and competition through have been cancelled for through the end of May.
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Update from PPS Regarding Special Ed & Related Services
03/25/2020
As we move through these unprecedented times, I hope this finds you all well. I know that there are many questions and concerns as we all try to figure this out together.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update from Superintendent Morgan
03/25/2020
These are difficult and unprecedented times for all of us, and especially for us in education. As we navigate through these shifting circumstances I would like to lay out where we have been and where we are headed.
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Student Medications and Equipment
03/23/2020
In a continued effort to support the needs of our students, please reach out to your building school nurse regarding your child’s medication and/or medical equipment if needed for use at home during school closure.
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Student Meals
Update Re:Student Meals
03/23/2020
Please be aware that our student meal distributions for this week have been changed due to the weather. Student meals will now be distributed on Tuesday, March 24th and Thursday, March 26th. Locations and times remain unchanged.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update from Superintendent Morgan
03/20/2020
All school buildings are closed starting Monday, March 23rd, until further notice. Nobody will be allowed into the buildings without first contacting the building principal and receiving permission.
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Child Care
RVCSD Providing Child Care for Essential Health Care Workers & First Responders
03/18/2020
The Rondout Valley Central School District will be providing child care for the children of essential health care workers and first responders.
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Update Regarding Student Meals
03/17/2020
While school is not in session, we will provide free breakfast and lunch to all children ages 18 and under.
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Update from Superintendent Morgan
Update Regarding Mandatory School Closure
03/15/2020
As you know from my March 13 letter, the County Executive, under advisement of the Ulster County Department of Health, ordered the closing of all Ulster County schools from March 16 though March 27. This amounts to a total of ten (10) school days where the District will now be closed.
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Student Meals
Student Meals
03/14/2020
We know that the closure of our schools may be difficult for many. The District is working on a plan to distribute breakfast/lunches to students. More information will be available early next week.
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RVCSD Closed Starting March 16, 2020
03/13/2020
Please be advised that we have received a directive from Ulster County Executive, Pat Ryan, that all Ulster County Schools are required to be closed for two weeks starting Monday, March 16, 2020, to help control the current COVID-19 situation in our county.
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health information
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update 3/11/20
03/11/2020
While there are currently NO confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in our schools, we are taking proactive steps to ensure we are prepared to respond to the evolving situation.
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Band Pops Concert Cancelled
03/10/2020
As part of the District's efforts to ensure the health and safety of our students, staff, and community, the band pops concert scheduled for March 11th has been cancelled. This proactive decision has been made out of an abundance of caution.
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update 3/8/20
03/08/2020
We are writing to provide you with an update about the Coronavirus Disease 2019, also known as COVID-19, and the district's efforts to ensure the health and safety of all students in our buildings.
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Health Information
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update
03/05/2020
This letter is to update you on the current situation with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and our district’s response to the evolving situation and steps you can take to prevent the spread of the illness.
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Pre-Kindergarten Applications Available Now!
03/02/2020
Pre-Kindergarten Lottery Applications are now available for the 20/21 school year! Multiple Pre-K programs are available through the Rondout Valley Central School District.
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Health Information
Parent Letter Re:Coronavirus
02/28/2020
A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been found in humans before. This coronavirus can lead to fever, cough and trouble breathing or shortness of breath.
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Blood Drive
"No Gander Fights Alone" Blood Drive
02/28/2020
Come out to our Annual "No Gander Fights Alone" Blood Drive on Friday, March 6th. The blood drive will be held in our High School Gym between the hours of 8 AM - 5:30 PM.
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My Favorite Year
RV High School Presents.... My Favorite Year!
02/18/2020
RV High School presents..... My Favorite Year! It is a romantic slapstick comedy set in the writer's room of a 1950's variety show.
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Alternate Bus Stops During Hazardous Weather
02/13/2020
The District will further investigate the routes and proposed alternate bus stops based on the questions and concerns of our community members. We are putting the implementation of these alternate bus stops on hold in the meantime.
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Letter from the Superintendent
Letter from the Superintendent Re:Recent Lockouts
02/12/2020
In the past week, we have placed our Kyserike Road campus on lockout twice due to reports of gunfire in the area. Both times, upon reports of the shots, campuses immediately implemented lockout procedures, which prohibit anyone from entering or exiting the buildings.
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Information Regarding Lockout On Main Campus
02/07/2020
This morning (2/7/20) around 11:45 AM gunshots were heard on the north side of Kyserike Road. The main campus went into a lockout while law enforcement investigated. Law enforcement determined that target practice was taking place off campus. At no time were any students or staff in danger. We thank you for your patience while we investigated this issue.
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Fight Flu at Home and School
01/07/2020
Flu, or influenza, spreads easily and can make people very sick, especially kids. You can help stop flu!
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School Climate Survey
School Climate Survey
01/02/2020
As we strive to ensure that all schools provide a safe and healthy learning environment for our students, we want to learn more about your experiences as a parent or caretaker of a student in the Rondout Valley Central School District.
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Promoting a Growth Mindset
01/02/2020
Decades of research show a powerful relationship between mindset and achievement.
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Consumer Notice of Tap Water Results
12/18/2019
We are responsible for providing you with water at this location and ensuring that the drinking water we provide to you meets state and federal standards. We collected a drinking water sample for lead at this location on September 18, 2019.
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Water System Repaired
11/25/2019
The water system at the High School has been repaired and school will open as planned tomorrow, November 26th.
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Welcome Ron Montalto - Interim Athletic Director
11/19/2019
Ron Montalto was appointed to the position of Interim Athletic Director to assist Dr. Hans Sebald as Dr. Sebald focuses his time and energy on the design and construction of the District’s Artificial Turf Athletic Field and Stadium.
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The Loss Of One Of Our Students
The Loss Of One Of Our Students
11/18/2019
The Rondout Valley Central School District is saddened by the loss of one our Kerhonkson Elementary students.
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capital project update
Capital Project Update
11/15/2019
Currently in the design state and anticipated work to begin the Summer of 2020
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Student Drop Off Locations
Student Drop Off Locations
11/06/2019
Parents, this is a reminder regarding student drop off locations. Students are not to be dropped off via the Third Street Entrance. This is a high trafficked area and dropping students off in this area is extremely dangerous.
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Growth Mindset Initiative
10/07/2019
Research shows that students who believe their intelligence can grow with effort and practice - like a muscle - do better in school and in life. This belief is called a growth mindset. Rondout Valley School District is excited to announce our new growth mindset initiative.
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Tax Payment Information
10/01/2019
Due to the school district being closed on Monday, September 30th, school tax payments will be accepted without penalty on Tuesday, October 1st.
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Important Information
Student E-mail Information
09/25/2019
For security purposes, the district is blocking email from outside the Rondout domain, incoming and outgoing, for students.
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2019-2020 Bus Routes Available Now
08/29/2019
Bus routes for the 2019-2020 school year have now been posted to our website. The website will provide you with the approximate times that school buses pick up students along their routes.
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2019 Bike for Cancer Care 5K Run/Walk
08/19/2019
The 2019 Bike for Cancer Care 5K Run/Walk Event will be dedicated in honor of Robert D. Cook Jr.
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Pre-K Openings
4-year-old Full Day Extended Pre-K Openings @ Brookside School
07/15/2019
There are still openings for the 4-year-old Full Day Extended Pre-K program at Brookside School. Your child must be a resident of the Rondout School District. Your child must be 4 years old on/before Dec 1, 2019. No transportation will be provided.
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vaccination
New Vaccination Requirements
07/02/2019
Recently New York State implemented legislation removing nonmedical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children.
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School Attendance Matters
06/13/2019
School attendance is critical to the academic success of our students.
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2019-2020 School Calendar
04/25/2019
The 2019-2020 school calendar was approved on April 9, 2019 by the Board of Education.
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