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Fall Sports Parent Night

August 25, 2014 - Hoosic Valley Athletic Director, Eric Papandrea, and our fall coaches will be holding a Parent Night on Tuesday, August 26th at 6pm in the High School Gym.  The meeting will address the upcoming season, the new scheduling website and the code of conduct.  Parents and players of all fall sports and levels are encouraged to attend.


Hudson Valley Distance Learning Classes

Reminder - Hudson Valley Community College classes through Interactive TV begin on Monday, August 25 in Room 33 of the High School. Attendance is required, please contact guidance with any questions.  Following is the class schedule for the 2014 fall semester:

  • General Psychology - Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:00 - 9:50
  • Business Law I - Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday - 10:00 - 10:50
  • Sociology - Monday/Wednesday/Friday - 12:00 - 12:50

7th Grade Orientation

Reminder - On Tuesday, August 26th, Student Council will hold an informal orientation for 7th grade students and their parents in the LGIA at 9:00 a.m.  The purpose of this orientation will be to familiarize the students with the physical layout of the building and the location of their classrooms and locker.  Students will receive their schedule and locker combination on this day. Click here for more info


2014-2015 School Supplies

Click below for a list of school supplies needed for September.


Elementary School Building Referendum
Roof And Energy Management System Replacement

August 22, 2014 - On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 district residents will go to the polls to vote on a $2,200,000 bond referendum. The plan calls for upgrades to the aging infrastructure at the elementary school. The project consists of replacing the failing elementary school roof and obsolete energy management controls system, which operates the heat and ventilation throughout the building. Click here for more info....


Athletic Pages have a New Look for Better Communications

August 19, 2014 - The Wasaren League will be using a new scheduling system this year.  This new software has the capability to send immediate schedule cancellations and changes through text or email messaging.

Click here for the Sports Calendar

Click here for the user guide and directions for automatic updates


Volunteers Needed for the Booster Club Fair Booths

August 17, 2014 - The HV Booster Club is offering a FREE one day admission pass to The Great Schaghticoke Fair from August 27-September 1, 2014 in exchange for your help at the Milk Shake or Fried Dough Booth. The shifts are 4 hours: 11-3, 3-7, & 7-11. The Booster Club is very short on volunteers this year, all parents and athletes are needed to make it another great year at the fair! Remember this is the main fundraiser for the year for all our sports teams.

If you would like to donate your time and talents please call Peter Simmons at 753-7753 to schedule your shift. Thank you for your continued support of the HV Booster Club.


Fall Sports' Startup
(check back for updates)

Football: practice starts Monday, August 18th at 9am for all students grades 9-12. Have cleats, t shirt, and wear shorts. Football practice starts for grades 7th and 8th (modified) Monday, August 25th from 6-8pm. Contact Coach Porcelli at esggold@aol.com with questions. See below for Blue Card requirements.

JV and Varsity Boys Soccer - Soccer practice for boys in grades 9-12 will start August 18 from 5-7.

JV and Varsity Volleyball: tryouts begin Monday August 18th at 9:00 am in the high school gym.  Be stretched and ready to go at starting time.  Bring your running shoes and we will be running a timed mile every practice.  See below for Blue Card requirements. 

Modified Volleyball
: tryouts will begin Wednesday September 3rd at 3:15 in the elementary gyms. See below for Blue Card requirements. 

X-Country: Varsity Cross Country practice will start Monday, August 18th at 6pm at the high school. Please come ready to run. Any questions email Coach Forbes at jforbes@hoosicvalley.k12.ny.us. See below for Blue Card requirements.

Modified X-Country: practice will begin after school on Spetember 3rd. If you have any questions contact Mr. Pagano, rpagano@hoosicvalley.k12.ny.us. See below for Blue Card requirements.

Girls Varsity Soccer: Girls Varsity Soccer will start on Monday, August 18th at 6 am.

Girls JV Soccer: Girls JV Soccer Tryouts/Practice will begin on Monday, August 18th at the JV field next to the track.  Practice will run from 8-10 am. Girls should come dressed appropriately--t-shirt, shorts, shin guards, cleats and lots of water.  Players must also bring sneakers in order to run the track.  If any cuts need to be made, they will be done at the end of the first week of practices.

Girls Modified Soccer: practice will begin on Wednesday Sept. 3.  Meet at the Concession Area changed and ready to go at 3:15.
Bus transportation to Chapko Field for practices is provided daily ... you are responsible for a ride home at 4:45 when practice ends.
See below for Blue Card requirements.


Fall Sports Info

The Interval Health History or Athletic Health History forms should be sent in starting July 21st. Please do not send in earlier than the 21st, they can only be accepted 30 days before the start of practices.

Forms can be dropped off at the main office, mailed, faxed, or e-mailed to the School Nurse. Please send them in by August 11th so Mrs. Barton may process the Blue Cards to give to the coaches before the start of practice. Also remember a current physical (within the last year) is also needed for sports participation.

ATHLETIC BLUE CARDS

  • A current physical is required - If the 12-month period for the physical expires during a sports season, participants may complete the season as long as an interval health history was conducted prior to the season.  For example, a physical conducted August 1 would be valid through August 31 of the following year.  If a student plays beyond August (ex. Football), the student may complete that sport season as long as an interval health history was conducted before the start of the season. Immediately following the last sanctioned tournament competition for that season, a new physical is required if the student is going to play another sport.
  • Interval Health History OR Athletic Health History (for 1st time participants) must be completed (dated no earlier than 30 days prior to the start of the sport season) and presented to the school nurse with a current physical for a Blue Card.
  • Current physicals and health history forms can be mailed or faxed to the High School (fax # 659-3900).
  • The nurse will issue blue cards directly to coaches after all paper work has been received.

HV Boys Athletics receives top honors

July 30, 2014 - 2013-2014 was indeed a record breaking year for the Hoosic Valley Boys Sports teams. Hoosic Valley was selected as the top Boys NYSSWA Kerr Cup All-Sport Championship and placed second in the combined All-Sport category.

The Kerr Cup is named in honor Neil Kerr, the retired Post-Standard sportswriter who has been the driving force behind the NYSSWA for more than four decades. It includes all NYSPHSAA members in a competition in 28 sports.

Click here for the boy's complete list

Click here for the combined All-Sport List


Baseball State All Stars Announced

July 28, 2014 - The 2014 New York State Sports Writers Associations NYSSWA Baseball all-star team has been selected. Congratulations to Coach Brooks, John Rooney and JT Sawyer for making the list. John Rooney was selected as the Class C Player of the Year; JT Sawyer was selected for the 3rd team State All stars and Coach Brooks was selected as the Class C Coach of the Year. Click here for the complete list.


2014-2015 School Supplies

July 16, 2014 - Click below for a list of school supplies needed for September.


Summer Review & August Regents

July 2, 2014 - The district will once again hold summer review sessions through the distance learning service. Please contact guidance ASAP to signup.

Regents Review - Monday - Thursday, starting July 28th through August 12th

  • Integrated Algebra - 8 - 10 am
  • Earth Science - 10 - Noon
  • Global History - Noon - 2 pm
  • US History - 2 - 4 pm

August Regents Schedule

Students retaking the Earth Science Regents must also re-take the lab practical. The lab practical will be held on August 12 @ 9 am.


Summer Reading Programs

June 24, 2014 - It so important for all our students to continue reading over the summer vacation. We are extra lucky because we have two community libraries offering great summer reading programs and activities.

And don't forget math! Here's a few of the kids favorites math websites:


Summer Lunch Services

June 23, 2014 - If your child was eligible for free or reduced meals during the school year they may also be eligible for free or reduced meals this summer. Click here to find a site that is convenient for you. 

 

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Last updated on August 27, 2014