June 25, 2015 - Hoosic Valley will be holding summer skills review classes for students going into grades 7, 8 and 9. We also will be holding regents review and offering the regents exams in August. These review sessions and exams are offered at no charge to Hoosic Valley Students. We strongly encourage all our students that scored below a 65 on a regents to regularly attend the review sessions and take the exam in August to ensure they stay on track for graduation.
The Middle School Skills sessions are from July 6th through July 23rd, everyday Monday - Thursday. Attendance is required in order for students to earn credit for grade advancement. Classes will be held in the Distance Learning Room, # 113.
Times are as follows:
Expected Grade Level for September
8:00 - 9:00
entering 9th grade
9:00 - 10:00
entering 9th grade
10:00 - 11:00
entering 7th grade
11:00 - 12:00
entering 7th grade
12:00 - 1:00
entering 8th grade
1:00 - 2:00
entering 8th grade
We will be holding Regents Review classes for the following exams using the distance learning network. Classes begin on July 27th and run everyday Monday - Thursday till August 11th and will be held in room 113.
8:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 2:00
2:00 - 4:00
4:00 - 6:00
We will also be offering the following Math Review sessions in room 106. The Algebra I regents is required for high school graduation. The Algebra II/Trig regents is one of the criteria used to determine Advanced Designation on the Regents Diploma.
9:00 - 11:00
July 17, July 21 and
July 27 - August 11
Parents must contact guidance ASAP to register for all classes and exams. We need to order materials soon so please sign up as early as possible.
If students did not pass a course they will need to attend summer school to earn credit (regents review sessions do not earn credits). Cambridge, Cohoes and Troy all offer summer classes. Click here for more information.
June 9, 2015 - The Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2015 at Hoosic Valley High School in Schaghticoke, New York, have been announced by Mr. G. Michael Apostol, High School Principal.
The Valedictorian is Mary Grace Hren, daughter of Henry and Mary Hren of Johnsonville.
Grace has been a scholar athlete, participating in basketball, track, and cross country. She has been secretary of the National Honor Society, a cheerleader, and volunteers in her community. As a junior she was awarded the Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science medal, and was honored by the Society of Women Engineers. This year she received the New York State Academic Excellence Award.
Grace will be attending the University at Albany Honors College, majoring in biology as a pre-med student. She hopes to go on to medical school with a career in psychiatry.
This year the honor of Salutatorian will be shared by Colin Claus and Nicholas Lewis.
Colin Claus, Salutatorian, is the son of Sheri and Leonard Claus of Schaghticoke.
Colin was on the Varsity football team at Hoosic Valley and was honored as the 2014 Scholar Athlete of the Year for Section II, Class D. He is a member of the National Honor Society and did Science Research through the University at Albany. As a junior he received the Clarkson Achievement Award. He has also received the New York State Academic Excellence award.
Colin plans to attend either WPI or RPI to earn a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. Both colleges have offered him substantial scholarships.
Nicholas Lewis, Salutatorian, is the son of Gregg and Dorothy Lewis of North Troy.
Nick has been very active at Hoosic Valley, especially with his participation in Student Council of which he has been treasurer and then president. He was co-organizer of both the Alzheimer’s Walk and the Relay for Life team and worked with the Red Cross blood drives. He also was president and treasurer of the National Honor Society and was the Youth 2 Youth Summer Forum representative for IMPACT.
Outside of school Nick is in the Transfiguration Parish youth ministry and is a Eucharistic minister. He worked in the Equinox Thanksgiving Community Outreach program.
Nicholas is a Scholar Athlete, played Varsity Soccer, was a 2014 1st Team Wasaren League All Star, and played Varsity baseball.
He was awarded the New York State Youth Leadership award and the DAR Good Citizen Award, the Clarkson Leadership award and receives the award for New York State Academic Excellence.
Nicholas plans to attend Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a Presidential Scholarship to pursue a major in chemical engineering.
Syracuse University Project Advance
April 29, 2014 - Hoosic Valley is very excited to announce their new partnership with Syracuse University. Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) gives Hoosic Valley students the opportunity to take college classes and earn Syracuse University credit. SUPA courses use the same curriculum as those taught to Syracuse freshman and sophomores. Our teachers will become certified SU adjunct professors by attending summer workshops and seminars throughout the year. This is truly a win-win situation offering advanced courses to our students and providing professional development to our faculty.
Starting with the 2014-2015 school year we will be offering three classes with additional classes planned in the future. Course planned for 2014-2015:
Forensic Science (4 credits): This course is intended to provide an introduction to understanding the science behind crime detection. The course will emphasize the techniques used in evaluating physical evidence; laboratory exercises will include techniques commonly employed in forensic investigations.
College Learning Strategies (3 credits): This is the study and application of strategic approaches to learning. Strategies are presented and practiced in order for students to maximize their learning in the context of college lectures, readings, recitations, and independent learning situations.
Economic Ideas and Issues (3 credits): This course provides an introduction to modern economic thought, taking students from the microeconomic to the macroeconomic level.
Please contact the guidance office for additional information and questions.
DID YOU KNOW HELP IS AVAILABLE?
If you share housing with relatives, friends or others because you lost your housing or have nowhere else to go, you may be covered under the McKinney-Vento Act. Students covered under the Act have the right to stay in the same school and get transportation to school, or immediately enroll in the local school.
High School Librarian, Mrs. Fillipone, is excited to report that Hoosic Valley Students in grades 7-12 now have access to the Questar Digital Library. Through their computer or electronic devices (Nook, Kindle, IPad, phone) students can “check-out” e-books. Students should use their student id as their user id (listed on either report cards or schedules) and remember to capitalize their last name. Please see Mrs. Fillipone with any questions.
You can locate these homework assignments by putting your mouse on Our Schools -> High School -> and click on homework assignments. You can also access this page by clicking on the department link in the blue bar at the top of this and any HS page.
Once you are on the department page you will see a number of subject icons. To view homework assignments for the week click on the subject icon. On the individual subject pages click on the tab for the specific course. Homework will be below course overview information. Additional handouts and textbooks will be available (if needed) in the attendance office. Please call the HS to arrange pickup/delivery.
Junior Senior High School 1548 Rt. 67
Schaghticoke, NY 12154