As National School Bus Safety Week kicks off, check out these important tips to help keep students safe.
Columbus City Schools and the District's Farm to School Initiative joined forces with the Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch for one great crunch... out of an apple!
Columbus City Schools is proud to shout-out and acknowledge the following achievements by its schools across the region, indicating advancement by students in several key areas of academic and personal development.
Principals Participate in a Data Walk Looking at Strategies to Improve Students' Academic Performance
Principals across the District came together for a Professional Development Day to dive deeper into a MAP Growth Action Plan. Using MAP Growth data to pinpoint the instructional areas students are ready to tackle—whether they’re on, above, or below grade level. Looking at information collected from the 2018-2019 State Report Card, District and Ohio’s State assessment tests.
Columbus City Schools Teams-up with Ohio State University Students and Community Partners to Grow Learning Garden Initiatives
School Garden Program sees growth with assistance from Ohio State University students. New this year, 44 learning gardens are getting a makeover, while 20 new gardens are in the process of being built this fall.
Columbus City Schools saw a letter-grade improvement on its overall score, in addition to gains made across various components, on its State Report Card which was released by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) on Thursday morning.
Columbus Board of Education Votes to Approve Teacher Contract that Focuses on Student Achievement, Highly Qualified Teachers
The Columbus Board of Education at a special meeting Monday morning voted unanimously to approve a three-year contract agreement with the Columbus Education Association (CEA), the union representing the District’s 4,000 teachers, nurses, counselors, social workers and other education professionals.
Superintendent Dixon Recommends Approval of Teacher Contract that Focuses on Student Achievement, Highly Qualified Teachers
Columbus City Schools (CCS) Superintendent Dr. Talisa Dixon will recommend that the CCS Board of Education on Monday vote to approve a tentative, three-year contract agreement between the District and the Columbus Education Association (CEA).
Valleyview Safety Reminders
As a result, please understand we will be following district guidelines with fidelity.
- As per district guidelines, students will be released only to adults (18 or older) who are listed on the emergency medical card.
- As per district guidelines, when you arrive at school you will be asked by office or school personnel to provide your identification. Your driver’s license will be scanned by our Lobby Guard which is now working well. Please know that even if we recognize you, we will ask to see your identification and you’ll be directed to use Lobby Guard. A sticker will be printed out which identifies to each staff member that you are approved to be in the building.
- If you would like to have breakfast or lunch with your student, please allow us 24 hours notice. We will ensure that there is a table available in the Library or Lobby. Due to federal food program guidelines and allergies, other than packed lunches, outside food (McDonald’s, Wendy’s, etc.) is not allowed to be brought into the cafeteria.
- If you are here to visit your student’s classroom, please reach out to the teacher at least 24 hours in advance of your visit. As per the teacher contract, they are required to have a minimum of 24 hours notice.
Thank you in advance for helping us to keep all students, staff and visitors safe!
10/9 = Early Dismissal @ 2:00
10/10 = Fall Literacy Day
10/18 = No school for students
10/23 = No school for students
10/28 - 11/1 = 3rd gr ELA AIR testing
11/1 = 1st quarter PEAK FREE event
11/5 = No School for students
11/13 = Early Release @ 2:00
11/13 and 11/19 = Parent Teacher Conferences (3:45 - 7:00)
We begin our dismissal procedures prior to 3:15 so if you are picking up your student, please make sure to sign him/her out prior to 3:05.
Notify us in writing if there are any changes in how your student will be getting home from school. If there is a situation that pops up during the day which will impact how your student is to get home, make sure to call the school prior to 3:05.
Please make sure when you visit Valleyview that you have your identification ready. In order to keep our students and staff safe, everyone entering the building must stop at the office and check in with Lobby Guard. If you are picking up a student, you must stay in the office area and your student will be brought to you.
If you need to speak with your students' teacher, please call or email to make arrangements with the teacher. It is very important that we preserve instructional time.