Principal's Message

Dear Families,

As we move into April, we are all eagerly anticipating the warmer spring weather! The final three months of school will be busy here at VCE!

As you may know, New York State Assessments in English/Language Arts and Math will be administered this month to students in grades 3-5 as follows:

2015 NYS English/Language Arts Assessment

Tuesday, April 14th

   Wednesday, April 15th

Thursday, April 16th

         Book 1

         Book 2 & 3

               Book 4

Grades 3 & 4- 70 min.

Grade 5- 90 minutes

Grades 3 & 4- 70 min.

Grade 5- 90 minutes

 Grades 3 & 4- 70 min.

 Grade 5- 90 minutes

 2015 NYS Math Assessment

Wednesday, April 22nd

Thursday, April 23rd

Friday, April 24th

       Book 1

        Book 2

Book 3

Grade 3- 60 minutes

Grade 4- 60 minutes

Grade 5- 80 minutes

Grade 3- 60 minutes

Grade 4- 60 minutes

Grade 5- 80 minutes

 

Grade 3- 70 minutes

Grade 4- 90 minutes

Grade 5- 90 minutes


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Welcome

Gina Cappiello, Principal
Valley Cottage Elementary School...
Welcome to success, a place where we do our best.
To contact offices directly, please use the following phone numbers:
Main Office       (845) 353-7280  
Main Office fax          353-7287
Nurse                       353-7290
(you may dial direct to r
eport illness absence)
Voice Mail                 353-7165 (follow prompts)
Cafeteria                   353-7286
Family Resource Ctr  353-7291
Student hours:           8:50am-3:20pm

Daily Announcements

Kindergarten Screening: June 8th, 9th and 10th.
Kindergarten Orientation: June 15th, 9:30am


If your child is to be absent, it is very important to notify the school early in the morning. All students must be accounted for first thing. It is the parent responsibility to call the school. Thank you!
If sick, please direct dial the nurse, 353-7290.
If not ill but absent/late, please dial the office,
353-7280.



ELA STARS begins for qualifying students on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.
Classes are on Tuesdays and Thursday from 3:40-4:40pm.
Program ends on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Math STARS begins January 7, 2015.
Math classes meet on Wednesdays 3:40-4:40pm.
Program ends on Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

There will be no classes on any days that school is not in session or an days when parent conferences are scheduled.



ESL Homework Club
October 21st - March 26th 
Meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays when school is in full-day session.

No ESL Homework Club on half days




Please click below for information regarding the district's meal payment program, Meal Pay Plus.
Meal Payment Program.pdf

Per our Transportation Department:
Bus changes are for emergencies only. Any request for a bus change for the day must be sent to the main office on paper for approval by our Transportation Dept:  353-7041.
 
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Good News


WE'RE HERE FOR YOU

Please contact the VCE PTA any time by speaking to an officer or any member, or by e-mailing your thoughts to: vceptacommunications@gmail.com.    

The PTA at Valley Cottage sponsors field trips and programs for students throughout the school year. For further information, please call
PTA Co-President,
Scott Nappi at (845) 290-2497
PTA Co-President Jose Picado (845) 499-1740
Email: alumnibaseball@aol.com

Scott Nappi, Co-President 845-290-2497
Jose Picado, Co-President 845-499-1740

Sean Wilson Co-Vice President 845-642-9511
Ashley LaVine, Co-Vice President 845-405-6472
Melissa Swann, Treasurer 845-548-8203
Loren Soloff, Recording Secretary 845-536-2505
Christine Edmonds, Corresponding Secretary 845-548-7176


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Upcoming Events

Monday, March 30
SCHOOLS CLOSED
Spring Recess
Tuesday, March 31
SCHOOLS CLOSED
Spring Recess
Wednesday, April 1
SCHOOLS CLOSED
Spring Recess
Thursday, April 2
SCHOOLS CLOSED
Spring Recess
Friday, April 3
SCHOOLS CLOSED
Spring Recess

Weather

Today, 3/29/2015
High: 41 Low: 27
Mostly sunny
0% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/30/2015
High: 52 Low: 33
Slight chance rain showers
20% chance of precipitation.