Elementary School on remote instruction through February 1st | Secondary School maintains regular schedule

As the result of a recent positive COVID-19 test of a staff member and the number of staff members and students implicated in contact tracing, beginning January 21st the Elementary School will be placed on remote instruction through February 1st. The Secondary School will continue to operate as scheduled and Frost Valley students will be …

The January issue of The Guidepost is now available!

A printer-friendly version of The Guidepost, January 2021 Edition is available here. This month’s Guidepost includes a message from Secondary Principal David Pulley and information about the district’s pesticide application policy, as well as information about several events at Daniel Pierce Library.

Free remote workshop for parents Feb. 10 | How Mindset Affects our Children

Tri-Valley Central School District is offering a free remote workshop 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 hosted by MaryAnn Brittingham, a noted educator,  speaker, and and supervisor of student teachers at the SUNY at New Paltz. In the Growth Mindsets Workshop, Brittingham will discuss how mindset, specifically a “growth mindset,”  affects student success and happiness. Children who …

Remote school is new for kids. Here are some tips to help the get the most out of online learning

Need some tips on how to help your child get the most out of online learning? The Iris Center, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, develops and shares free, engaging online resources. Here are a couple of their most recent tip sheets, developed especially for parents: Parent …

“Snow Days” will be a little different this year. Delays and emergency weather closings during the 2020-21 school year

“Snow days” will be a bit different during the 2020-21 school year. Here’s what to expect: Snow days This year, the district will not be using traditional snow days. Rather, these days will become virtual days and instruction will continue as it would in the event of a COVID-19 related closure. 2-hour delays The district …

From the Superintendent | COVID-19 closure decisions explained

Hello Tri-Valley! I hope this finds you and your families well! I have been told that there is some confusion regarding what happens when a student or staff member receives a positive test for COVID-19 and how the school district reacts with regards to a closure. I wanted to take this opportunity to walk everyone …

Oct. 5 letter from Superintendent Williams regarding COVID-related closure

Dear Tri-Valley community,  I wanted to take a moment to update you regarding the school campus closure following a positive COVID test by one of our staff members. Eleven (11) staff members and 20 students of Tri-Valley Secondary School have been referred to Sullivan County Public Health in response to the positive COVID-19 case at …

Free breakfast, lunch served in school through Dec. 31

Tri-Valley is pleased to announce that recent federal and state decisions now allow the district to serve free meals to all students through Dec. 31, 2020. This allows the district to provide free breakfast and lunch to all students on days of on-campus attendance. A condensed ala carte menu will also be available (there will …

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