Note: you can Subscribe to the school’s channel but it’s not necessary to watch broadcasts.
To pick up meals for your remote or quarantined student, please fill out the meal request form at: https://forms.gle/krL9jv7Uyqco...
Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Cheer and Dance Squads!!
Cheer: Captain - Makayla Yates, Abbey Brosa, Calleigh Clark, Heidi Gibbens
Dance: Abbey Brosa, Calleigh Clark, Samantha Clark, Tori Freeborn, Heidi Gibbens, Carly Henson, Aubrey Hernandez, Madelyn Miller, Addie Moore, Trinity Seymour, Makayla Yates
The April 8th MS Track Meet @ Oskaloosa is rescheduled to April 27. 3:30 PM
The PK-2 concert video has been uploaded to YouTube, and is ready to be viewed at:
The NEKL Art Competition has opened while this year's competition is virtual all of the league Art teachers have worked together to organize a great virtual event. Please visit the following link for more information and to see the artwork from Valley Falls and other NEKL schools, the website will be live until May 31st .
https://schreckr.wixsite.com/nekl-art-2021. All Valley Falls entries are denoted by a VF prefix.
USD #338 is taking sealed bids for concrete work on the district bus barn approach. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the district office for specifications, 785-945-3214. Sealed bids must be received by 4:00 pm on April 21, 2021, at 700 Oak Street, Valley Falls, KS 66088.
Here are a couple of great links to assist with talking to your kids about Social Media from our Social Media 101 Zoom information session.
Boy Scout - You can visit BeAScout.org to request additional details or register today!
PreSchool & Kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year. Please contact Wendy at the Elementary Office if you have a PreSchool or Kindergarten student attending Valley Falls this fall who isn't currently enrolled. (785) 945-3221
The Suicide Prevention Taskforce in Jefferson County is encouraging community members to learn more about how we can help prevent suicide. QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is a two hour Zoom meeting that teaches people three steps to help prevent suicide. This is especially relevant for community members.
A more in-depth training is Suicide Intervention Basics. This training consists of two 3-hour Zoom meetings and will give participants skills to talk to someone who is feeling suicidal. These trainings are available at various times this Spring and Summer and could make a positive difference in the life of someone you know. See registration information below.
June 10th & 11th
August 12th & 13th
The Graphics Design Class is selling custom dragon insulated cups. There are 2 different cup designs. $13 for the basic designs and $16 for a custom design. (Price includes tax)
Orders must be prepaid.
When cup(s) are ready, you will be notified to pick it up at the high school office. Cups can be ordered online at: https://usd338.revtrak.net/Miscellaneous-Fees/#/list or by contacting the high school office.
Teen Vaping Resources: What to Watch For, The Do's and Don'ts of Talking to Teens About Vaping
The person must not have any symptoms to do the shortened quarantine.
It has to be a full 7 days of quarantine with the test (they must wait to receive results before returning) or a full 10 days of quarantine without the test.
The incubation period did not change. It is still a full 14 days that a person could become symptomatic/infectious from last date of exposure, so those coming out of quarantine early must continue to self-monitor for any symptoms through day 14.
Parenting: "Because kids don't come with instructions" by the Family Service & Guidance center. This free course for parents will be held weekly for eight weeks via Zoom video conference. It’s on Eventbrite. People can sign up by going to https://parentingm21.eventbrite.com
As a parent/guardian, you know that children can be challenging at times. Finding resources or guidance can often be difficult. Now there is a new call-line and resource directory for parents/guardians.
1-800-CHILDREN provides judgment-free 24/7 confidential information, with connection to local resources and supports. Kansans can:
Call 1-800-CHILDREN (1-800-332-6378). Download the mobile app by searching 1800CHILDRENKS in your app store.
Email or text 1800CHILDREN@kcsl.org.
Visit 1800CHILDRENKS.org to find resources near you.
Dillons Rewards - Valley Falls School advocates shopping local. However, if you do shop at Dillons please link your rewards card to Valley Falls School. We receive cash rewards as a result of your purchases.
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