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Midterm Exam Schedule

Click on the links below for information on the upcoming midterms and January Regents Exams.

Update - Due to the winter weather forcast for Tuesday, we have developed a plan in the event of a school closing or delay. Click here for the letter that was sent home with 7-12 students.

Broadway Juniors Carnations

January 23, 2017 - Broadway Juniors is selling carnations for Valentine’s Day. Broadway Juniors helps to fund our elementary school play, this year our kids will be performing “Peter Pan.” Orders must be in by this Friday, click here for the details and order form.

D.A.R.E Graduation - Monday 1/23

January 20, 2017 - Please join us at our 5th grade D.A.R.E. graduation ceremony in the elementary school auditorium, Monday, January 23rd at 1:00pm.   All 5th grade students will be recognized for completion of the program! Doors will open to the Auditorium at 12:45pm and the program will begin at 1:00pm

Birds of Prey Visit 4th Grade

Trish Marki from the Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York paid her annual visit to the Hoosic Valley 4th graders today. She brought along four of her feather friends and shared some great tips to help our students become better eco-citizens. If you have a 4th grader, ask them what she gave them for homework! This is part of the 4th grade science unit on ecosystems; animals and their habitats.

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Financial Aid Seminar by Siena College

January 13, 2017 - Ideal for students and parents with financial aid questions, the 90-minute event will cover an array of affordability topics, including the FAFSA, financial aid packets, scholarships and loans. Click here for info and registration.

Albany Med Visit

January 11, 2017 - Mr. Ryan's Anatomy & Physiology recently visited Albany Med. Students were able to use the Albany Med Facilities to learn more about the human hear.

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Compassionate Giving Thanks You

January 11, 2017 - We want to thank everyone who donated to the compassionate giving project.  We received so many donations!

The donations were divided between the Unity House Domestic Violence Shelter and the YWCA of the Greater Capital Region Inc. with the Chap Stick going to Military Mom in Action.  We are told each year how thankful the families and soldiers are when they receive these donations.  We are proud to be a part of such a generous, compassionate community.

Each of the classes at each grade level who brought in the most donations has a ribbon above their classroom door.    

Pre-K  - Mrs. Gerwin’s class
K     -  Mrs. Lee’s class
1st   -   Mrs. Moss’ class
2nd -   Mrs. Cruz’ class
3rd -   Mrs. Silverman’s class
4th -  Mrs. Pruiksma’s class
5th -   Mrs. Bochette’s class
6th -   Mrs. Baranowski’s class

Each student in these classes received a coupon for a free breakfast in the cafeteria (on a specified day).  One student from each class has also been randomly chosen to read one announcement during the morning announcements in January and February.   (Click here for class photos)

Karen Torres to Visit

January 9, 2017 - Distracted Driving Advocate Karen Torres will be in the district on Wednesday speaking to our juniors and seniors about what it means to be a distracted driver. Click here for more info on Karen Torres.

Winter Chorus Concert

December 21, 2016 - Monday night Grades 5-12 filled the auditorium with the sounds of Christmas. We are lucky to have so many talented singers in our district. Along with the singing we have many gifted artist, our program design contest winner was Rebecca Viall with Jin Hee Hinman and Emily Jacques receiving honorable mention. Great job everyone!

For those of you that attended the concert, the answer to the Christmas Challenge: How many songs are there in Christmas... In About Three Minutes? The correct answer is 23. Believe it or not there were 23 correct answers, what attentive listeners we have! Of the 23 correct responses one lucky name was drawn for the gift basket - Sue Adhemar, congratulations and enjoy! Click here for photos from the concert.

Spring Driver's Ed

December 21, 2016 - The Driver Education course at Hoosic Valley Central High school will be offered again this spring.  The deadline to sign up is Monday, Jan. 30th.  Click here for info & application or call Mr. Ryan at 753-4432 Ext 5053 for more details.

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 - ($9.00/hour)
  • Custodian - Substitute - ($9.25/hour)
  • Bus Driver - Substitute - ($15.51/hour)
  • Bus Aide – Substitute - ($9.00/hour)
  • Nurse – Substitute - (LPN $65/day; RN $80/day)
  • Home Tutor – ($15/hour)


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District Information


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Anti-Bullying Rules

1. We will not bully others.
2. We will try to help students who are bullied.
3. We will try to include students who are left out.
4. If we know someone is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and at home.


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Last updated on January 23, 2017