Message from the Principal:

             

                                                                                                                      

   

   

Start with Hello:
Elementary Guidance Department
9/19 - 9/23

Start with hello week raises awareness about social isolation and educates students and the
community on how to prevent it by reaching out to others who may feel left out, lonely or invisible.
Our goal is that all students in Nyack feel a sense of belonging and celebrate spreading kindness to
all.


Monday:
Quote of the day: “It only takes a minute to say hello but it can make a big difference in someone's day!”
Say Hello to somebody in our school community and introduce yourself
Wear yellow or green (The colors of inclusion)
Task for the day Start with Hello name tags – students/staff will be given a name tag in
their classroom to wear all day.

Tuesday:
Quote of the day: “Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give.”
Wear an article of clothing displaying a positive message or represents something important to you.
Task for the day Random act of kindness: We are encouraging staff and students to go out of their way to do
something nice for someone else.

Wednesday:
Quote of the day: “Be a rainbow in someone else's cloud.”
Wear rainbow colors.
Task for the day: Spread kindness: Write a kind note or draw a picture for someone in our school.

Thursday:
Quote of the day: “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The
third way is to be kind.” (Mr. Rogers)
Kindness always wins! Wear Kindness from head to toe! Mix/Match Sock Day
Task for the day: Sit with someone new at lunch or play with someone new at recess.

Friday:
Quote of the day: “No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted”.
Task for the day: Nyack spirit: Wear school colors(Red and Black) to show we support each other in this great
community

(see link for Hello Spirit Week) Start with Hello Week.pdf 

Lucrisha Addison-Harris

Principal

Valley Cottage Elementary

845-353-7280

 

“Be the change you want to see in the world”

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events (scroll through)

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    Valley Cottage School
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  • C day

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  • Back to School Night, 7pm

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Valley Cottage Elementary PTA members 2021-22

Co-President:              Holly Anderson,          hollylanderson@gmail.com (845) 661-0561

Co-President:              Shannon Bender         slbender3@aol.com (845) 548-1673

Vice President:           Devon Cooney            dcurryot@yahoo.com (613) 431-2024

Treasurer:                   Tad Finnegan              grf3014@msn.com (302) 388-8123

Recording Secretary: Liz Lewis                     lizlewis14@gmail.com (845) 709-1697

Corresponding Secretary: Erica Finnegan     EricaLF@aol.com

www.facebook.com/valleycottagePTA

VCEPTAcommunications@gmail.com

 

After School Programs.

AfterschoolDayCare-RecreationalProg WEBSITE info.pdf 

AFTERSCHOOL DAY CARE PROGRAMS AVAILABLE FOR V.C.E.
JCC – BTB (BEYOND THE BELL) (held in V.C.E. cafeteria)
SUSAN COFFIELD (Site Leader)
STEPHANIE SCHLEIDER (Program Coordinator, contact person)
stephaniesc@jccrockland.org
JCC Rockland
450 West Nyack Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
(845) 362-4400 ext. 633
www.jccrockland.org (click on Youth, then Afterschool Programs)
ELIZA MILMAN, CEO
Tel: (845) 362-4400 X136
Fax: (845) 362-5107
elizam@jccrockland.org
 Hours: 3:15 to 6:00pm
 If after school activities are cancelled, JCC is cancelled
 NO JCC/BTB here at building on half days when school has half days
 NO JCC/BTB if school closes early due to weather or emergency

NYACK CENTER
58 Depew Ave, Nyack, NY 10960
Tel: 358-2600 (Kim Cross) / Fax: (845) 358-5364
RECREATIONAL FACILITY

CENTRAL NYACK COMMUNITY CENTER = Clarkstown Parks & Rec.
58 Waldron Ave, C. Nyack, NY 10960
Tel: (845) 358-2500 (Kathy Klein) / Fax: (845) 358-2500