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What's New in Hoosic Valley

May 19 - 1 Hour Delay

April 28, 2017 - Their will be a One-Hour Delay on Friday, May 19th. Student Council will be hosting their annual Staff Appreciation Breakfast.


Boys Basketball Camp

April 28, 2017 - Click here for the summer boys baseketball camp info and signup.


Summer Driver's Ed Signup

April 28, 2017 - The Driver Education course at Hoosic Valley Central High school will be offered again this summer. The deadline to sign up is Friday, June 23rd . If interested in the program download the application now or call at 753-4432 Ext 5053 for more details.


Class of 2018 Chicken BBQ

April 27, 2017 - The Class of 2018 is holding their spring BBQ on May 15th, orders due May 8th. Click here for the order form.


Baseball Summer Camp

April 25, 2017 - It's time to signup for summer baseball camp! Click here for more info and the registartion form.


4-H Science Club at Hoosic Valley

April 24, 2017 - Fifth and sixth graders from 4-H Science Club at Hoosic Valley spent 5 weeks in the classroom learning how to program computers using Scratch, a computer software program designed by MIT, and  made their own games using Makey Makey, an innovative way to turn ordinary objects into computer touch pads. After the 5 sessions the 32 youth participated in a cumulative field trip to the Tech Valley Center for Gravity, Tech Valley Game Space and 1st Playable in downtown Troy, NY to learn about possible careers in gaming as well as places to go locally to continue engaging in science, engineering, technology and mathematics practices. For more information about how to get involved in 4-H after school programs please contact your respective Cornell Cooperative Extension Office. Click here for more photos.


Volleyball Summer Camp

April 21, 2017 - Attention girls grades 3-11, summer Volleyball Camp sign-up is going on now. Click here for more info.


Career Expo 2017

April 21, 2017 - Explore exciting careers available in our local communities! Hosted by Questar III at Columbia-Greene Community College on May 17 from 4:30 - 7:30. Click here for more info.



April Character Counts

April 13, 2017 - The Elementary School held their April Character Counts assemblies this morning. Students in grades PK-4 celebrated their diversity while appreciating their similarities. This month's virtue is tolerance, click here for a list of students that received their character of the month awards. Click here for photos from the Character Counts Assemblies.


Scholarship Offer along with Safe Driving Tips

April 13, 2017 - Jamison Jarosz and Rebecca Viall attended the Teen Driver Safety Program, sponsored through the Cornell Cooperative Extension, and hosted at New Country of Toyota. They are pictured here with local police, and most importantly, with Linda Champion, the mother and advocate for her daughter, Kathleen Champion, who was killed at age 20, by a drunk-driver. Any Junior or Senior who attends, will have their name put in a drawing for 3- - $1,000 scholarships! The event is running tonight also, April 13, from 2-8 pm, click here for more info.


Career Day @ Hoosic Valley

April 12, 2017 - Hoosic Valley hosted their biannual Career Fair today. Students in grades 9-12 had an opportunity to attend five different twenty minute sessions presented by industry experts, many local to our own community.  There were representatives from 27 different fields ranging from Agriculture to SWAT!  We’d like to thank all our presenters who took time out of their busy schedules: Frank Razzano, Salem Art Works, Karen Carlson, John Mahony, Brian Holbritter, Ashley Miller, Marjanii McCline, Warren Famiglietti, Jay Martyn, Jeff Yash, Jim Czub, Eric Beam, Joe Henkel, Dave Jones, Scott Earing, John Sassatelli, Stefanie Wiley, Jeannine Rose, Adam Decatur, Dwayne Speiss, Adam Kocienski, Chris Coons, Tim Leonard, Erin Clark, Thomas Slocum, Tonya Russell , Elizabeth Haight, Melissa Murray and Sergeant Roy. And thanks to our faculty members who took the time to arrange this special event.


April 11, 2017 - Some of our high school art students attended a field trip to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, Massachusetts.  The students were given a docent led tour to get them familiar with a few of the exhibits before they explored the rest of Mass MoCA.  Some of the featured artists were Nick Cave, Elizabeth King, Spencer Finch, and Sol LeWitt.


Elementary Spring Book Fair - BOGO

April 11, 2017 - It's time for the Spring Book Fair in the Elementary School! Students will be previewing books during their library time with the buying day on the Wednesday after Spring Break. The family buying night will be on the same night as the writing olympics, Wednesday, April 26 from 6-8:30. The All for Books program will be available again - Scholastic matches $$ raised with the donations going towards the Zillah Herrington Literacy Fund.


Elementary School - Field Day T-Shirts

April 11, 2017 - Click here for the field day t-shirt order form due back May 5th.


April 7, 2017 - Elementary Student Council Members send off the food collected for the Pittstown Food Pantry. Great job guys!


Prom 2017

April 6, 2017 - This year’s Prom will be on Saturday, May 20th @ the Troy Country Club.  Tickets will go on sale April 24th and will cost $50 per student.  You may pick up your guest authorization form in the Main office.  They are due back no later than May 15th.


Change for Autism

April 4, 2017 - The Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region is asking schools to join together to raise awareness and funds to help support families in the Capital Region that are touched by autism. Each of our elementary classrooms will have jars for loose change donations. Click here for more info and as always, thank you for support.


Diversity Month

April 4, 2017 - The Elementary School is celebrating diversity and tolerance throughout the month of April. Diversity encompasses all those differences that make us unique, including but not limited to race, skin color, ethnicity, language, family status, education, nationality, religion, gender, socioeconomic status, age and physical and mental abilities.

The virtue of the month for April is tolerance. We define tolerance as “To accept, respect and appreciate people who are different than you”. During April, character education lessons, morning announcements and posters in our hallways will focus on diversity and tolerance, Mrs. Beamish will be reading books about diversity during library time, on April 13th we will have Character Counts for Pre-K - 4th and 5th and 6th grade students will “Mix It up at Lunch”.


HV Learning Fair

April 3, 2017 - It's time to start thinking about this year's Learning Fair. It's voluntary for any student in grades 4-6. Two informational meetings will be held for parents and students on May 2, and May 11; 6-730 in the art room at the elementary school. There will be adults in various fields there to help guide and advise on how to make your entry its very best! Click here for all the details including the sign up form.


FDA alerts consumers of nationwide voluntary recall of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr

April 3, 2017 - We'd like to make parents aware of an EpiPen recall - click here for more info.


Summer Camp Fair

March 30, 2017 - Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Check out the Hudson Valley Community College Camp Fair on Saturday. HVCC has a wide variety of camps ranging from athletics to theatre. Click here for more info on the camp fair, click here to see HVCC's summer camp offerings.


Continuous Recruitment
Per Diem Substitutes (All Areas)

September 5, 2014 - Hoosic Valley uses substitute personnel on a daily basis in a number of different position. Anyone interested in substituting must first submit an application and be board approved. Upon approval names are added to the "Sub List" and then Substitute personnel are called upon on an as needed basis.  Employment applications can be obtained from the school offices or by calling 753-4458 or click here to download an application packet.

  • Teacher – Substitute - (Certified $110/day; Uncertified $65/day)
  • Teaching Assistant, Teacher Aide, Food Service Helper, Clerical – Substitute - ($9.70/hour)
  • Custodian - Substitute - ($9.70/hour)
  • Bus Driver - Substitute - ($15.51/hour)
  • Bus Aide – Substitute - ($9.70/hour)
  • Nurse – Substitute - (LPN $65/day; RN $80/day)
  • Home Tutor – ($15/hour)

 

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Last updated on April 28, 2017