Update Regarding School Mask Requirement

Dear VCSD School Community, This afternoon, Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the statewide mask requirement in schools will be lifted on Wednesday, March 2. Students, staff, and visitors are still required to wear masks indoors on Monday and Tuesday. Starting Wednesday, students, school staff and visitors will no longer be required to wear face coverings …

February 2022 Principal’s Reception

Five middle school students per grade were selected by their teachers for their outstanding citizenship, positive behavior, work ethic, character, and integrity. The honor of earning the Principal’s Reception is granted three times a school year. This is the second round. Students received a letter, certificate, medal, pencil, and slip for a free hot chocolate. …

School Board Petitions Available

Nominating Petitions are now available for Voorheesville residents interested in running for an open seat on the school board.  Petitions may be obtained in the District Office from 7:30 am – 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday.  The deadline for filing petitions is Monday, April 18. Board members serve without pay. They attend regular evening meetings …

Sharing The Love of February

In the spirit of class pride, the middle school had a February theme door decorating contest and the eighth grade won with their design featuring Martin Luther King Jr. for Black History Month. The seventh grade created a door spotlighting President’s Day and the sixth grade created the Yoda valentine messages door.   The student council …

An Effort to Make it a Happier Valentine’s Day for Senior Citizens

Voorheesville Middle and High School students created more than 400 beautifully handmade Valentines cards to spread love to residents of local nursing homes. VCSD participated in New York State Senator Michelle Hinchey’s second Annual Valentines for Seniors drive.  Freshman Class Advisor, Anne Lyons said the cards were “filled with decorative pop-ups, stunning paintings, fun origami, …

Pick up Home COVID Test Kits Starting Feb. 15

COVID-19 home test kit distribution this week: After each holiday and extended break, the district has seen a spike in COVID positive cases the first 5-8 days after returning to school. To help mitigate possible school spread, the district encourage students and staff to utilize these tests prior to returning on February 28.  **You can …

VCSD Senior Named WMHT-FM Classical Student Musician of the Month

Tomorrow morning at 7:00 tune your radio to 89.1 FM to hear music from Clayton A. Bouton High School’s Charlie Beauregard. Charlie Beauregard has been selected as the capital region WMHT-FM Classical Student Musician of the Month, as the first bassoonist ever to be named! The senior will be featured throughout February on Friday just …

VCSD Distributing COVID-19 Home Test Kits Next Week

After each holiday and extended break, the district has seen a spike in COVID positive cases the first 5-8 days after returning to school. To help mitigate possible school spread, the district will be distributing COVID-19 home test kits prior to the February Break. This is not mandatory but we do encourage students and staff …

Blackbird Science Olympiad Takes Home Medals in 17 of 23 Events

Congratulations to the Voorheesville Science Olympiad for placing fourth place overall and winning the Top Small School Award at the Regional Tournament at Ballston Spa High School. “Voorheesville competed amongst 17 teams, including Bethlehem, Columbia, Shaker and Guilderland,” said Science Olympiad Coach Ted Simons. “Our Blackbirds were just edged out by Ballston Spa for a …

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