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Three African Road Elementary boys work on pumpkins they are drawing in Art class.
A seventh-grade boy at Vestal Middle School scores his clay sculpture in art class.
Three Tioga Hills first-graders sit around Sir Bookworm, who is dressed in his Word Detective deerstalker hat and brown cape.
A Clayton Avenue Kindergarten teacher points to a sentence in a book about Stone Soup.
Two first-grade boys from Vestal Hills Elementary read a book together while on a Word Detectives adventure to the Super-Secret Detective Agency.
Two Vestal High School students learn how to prepare a slide and use a microscope in their Living Environment classroom.
A boy who will be attending the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program at the Cub Care Childrens Center campus plays with colored rings during Orientation.

Announcements

Vestal CSD's Test-to-Stay Option
Following updated guidance from Broome County Health Department related to quarantines and isolations for COVID-19, the District has developed Test-to-Stay protocols for close contacts of COVID-positive individuals. A letter from Superintendent Ahearn was distributed via School Messenger on January 10, 2022, outlining the Test-to-Stay Option. You can review that letter here. Also included was the District's Test-to-Stay Attestation Form. This is linked here for easy access, or you can find both on our Back-to-School 2021-22 web page under Testing Information.

Shortened Quarantine and Isolation Periods per NYS Department of Health Guidance
Over the last week, public health authorities at the State and county levels have reduced the quarantine and isolation periods for some individuals. Here is a letter from Superintendent Ahearn outlining the changes to District protocols we are making to align with this new guidance.

Latest COVID-19 Recommendations from NYS DOH
The newest documents posted include 

The District continuously updates the Back-to-School 2021-22 web page with the latest information and resources from the CDC, Broome County Health Department and New York State Department of Health. Please check this page often if you have questions about testing and vaccination resources in our area.

District News

VHS students win Regional Scholastic Art Awards
VHS students win Regional Scholastic Art Awards
Congratulations to five of our very talented art students!.. They have won regional awards in the annual Scholastic Art Awards competition.
Registering Students for COVID-19 Testing
Registering Students for COVID-19 Testing
If you need to register your student for COVID-19 Testing, please click the link above for more information.
Vaccine Status from Broome County Health Department
The District has received this statement on vaccine status from the Broome County Health Department and wanted to share this update.
Childcare Availability in Broome County
Please see a list of child care sites with availability in Broome County. Per New York State requirements, this listing will be updated as information is received from Broome County. In addition, there is a link to a parent need survey, and the results are shared with the Office of Family & Child Services.

Upcoming Events

Feb
8

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Vestal Hills Elementary
Feb
16
Feb
22

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Administration Board Room
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