Update on School Reopening

The community update regarding the 2021-22 school year has a new link. The Google link previously sent will not be used, please utilize the following event link for tonight’s meeting (Thursday, Aug. 12). https://voorheesville.webex.com/voorheesville/onstage/g.php?MTID=ef8c2244a24736cb4285045c57cf272b5 Password: welcome

VCSD moving to SchoolMessenger for notifications starting July 1

Dear Community Members, Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers: Starting July 1, 2021, the Voorheesville Central School District will switch from School News Notifier to the SchoolMessenger Notification System to provide timely communication to students, staff members, and the larger school community on matters such as admissions, general interest activities, and campus emergencies. In order to enhance …

Richard Shea named new principal of Clayton A. Bouton High School

The Voorheesville Central School District is pleased to announce that Richard Shea has been named the new principal of Clayton A. Bouton High School. Mr. Shea was appointed by the Board of Education at the meeting this week. He will start at Clayton A. Bouton High School on July 1. For the past two years, …

District letter on state funding for Pre-K

For the 2021-22 school year, the enacted state budget slated $105 million for prekindergarten funding, with a focus on low- and medium-wealth school districts for the expansion of prekindergarten, or for districts that currently do not have a program for four-year-olds. Voorheesville was one of the districts that received aid to provide early childhood education …

District voters overwhelmingly pass 2021-22 budget

Voorheesville Central School District residents overwhelmingly approved the district’s proposed $26,954,451 2021-22 budget, 370 to 122, for an approval rate of over 75%. A proposition to purchase three school buses passed with 77% approval, 382 to 111 and a proposition to increase the Capital Project Reserve was approved with 77% of the vote, 373 to …

District letter on mask wearing policy for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year

To our community, As you may have seen recently, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) relaxed its guidance on mask-wearing for vaccinated individuals. This is exciting news and indicates another step toward a return to normal. However, at this time, the Voorheesville Central School District is continuing our mask-wearing and social distancing protocols as having …

District results of state-mandated lead testing

As required by New York state, Voorheesville Central School District tested faucets throughout the district for levels of lead. The district had all locations that were previously tested in 2016 resampled for thoroughness, understanding that areas already labeled as not suitable for drinking could come back with higher lead levels than state guidelines. During this …

2021-22 District Calendar Approved

At the April 12th Board of Education meeting, the Voorheesville Board of Education approved the 2021-22 District Calendar. PDF file of the 2021-2022 District Calendar Here are the important days for the coming school year: September 1 – Superintendent’s Conference Day September 2 – Superintendent’s Conference Day September 6 – Labor Day September 7 – …

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