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March 15, 2020 Extended School Closure Update

Our priority is to maintain the safety of our students, staff, and community. This pandemic remains fluid with new information coming out daily so updates will be communicated often. Thank you for your patience as we navigate these challenging times together. The following bullets outline our plan moving into the week:


  • Paideia High School is on a regular schedule for Monday, March 16
  • Valley School has a professional development day on Monday, March 16 (no students)
  • Valley Early Learning Center is on a regular schedule for Monday, March 16
  • Parents/guardians may pick up medications and personal items on Monday, March 16
  • Valley School District will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17
  • We are planning to provide a sack breakfast and sack lunch with a targeted start date on Monday, March 23
  • Childcare for medical professionals and first responders target start date is Monday, March 23
  • Optional learning opportunities are being explored and will be communicated when ready
  • Columbia Virtual Academy will continue to operate virtually


Ben Ferney, Superintendent