News

Mar 30

Parent Steering Committee Meeting

General

We are so pleased that you have shown interest or have already attended a Parent Steering Committee meeting. Your input is invaluable for making decisions and coming up with new ideas. The Committee has already been instrumental in brainstorming how to improve communication between home and school. Thank you so much!  ...read more

Nov 28

Valley Voice - November 2016

Valley Voice

Highlights of the November 2016 edition of the Valley School District newsletter, the Valley Voice, includes a spotlight on new staff, foreign exchange student stories, extraordinary learning activities and news from around the campus and much more! ...read more

Aug 18

Valley Voice - August 2016

Valley Voice

The August 2016 edition of the Valley School District newsletter is now out! Highlights include changes at K-8 School, Healthy Kids-Healthy Schools grant project update, the fall drama production, new teachers will greet students, and more!   ...read more

Jun 28

Valley Voice - June 2016

Valley Voice

The June 2016 edition of the Valley School District newsletter is now out! Highlights include Citizen of the Year, VSD awarded grant, year-end activities and awards, and more!  ...read more

Jun 21

Kids Eat Free This Summer!

Announcements

In conjunction with the Loon Lake School District Summer Meals program, Valley School will be serving free lunches to kids ages 18 and under. Join us weekdays from 11 a.m. to noon on the lawn near the playground through August 19th. ...read more

Jun 20

Air Monitors Are Coming to Valley

General

While students and staff are enjoying summer break, air monitors will be hard at work in Valley. The Washington State Department of Health and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) are coming to Valley this summer to conduct an air monitoring investigation. ...read more

Jun 14

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15th, 2016. ...read more

Jun 10

Valley School District Refinances Bonds

Announcements

Valley School District has refinanced its callable 2005 and 2006 bonds in order to take advantage of lower interest rates. The recent refinancing will save the district’s taxpayers a total of $372,567 over the next 10 years. ...read more

Apr 27

New AED Easily Accessible

General

Valley School District has received an automated external defibrillator (AED), provided by a grant through the Tina Charles & Hopey’s Heart Association, a foundation committed to improving sports safety and raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest. ...read more

Apr 12

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Valley School District No. 70, Stevens County, Washington (the “District”) will hold a Special Meeting on April 13, 2016, at 6:30 PM in the District Office, located at 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. ...read more

Apr 05

Spring Newsletter Puts Students Front and Center

Activities

The districtwide spring newsletter for the Valley School District is out and it is packed with great stories, resources and information. Click here to check it out today! ...read more

Mar 22

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Valley School District No. 70, Stevens County, Washington (the “District”) will hold a Special Meeting on March 23, 2016, at 1:00 PM in the District Office, located at 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. ...read more

Feb 17

Love and Logic Training Opportunity

General

Don’t miss this opportunity to attend the Love and LogicTM Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun!® seminar  at Valley School District on March 4th and 5th.  ...read more

Feb 01

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Valley School District Office, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington.  ...read more

Jan 20

Valley Voice - January 2016

Valley Voice

Check out the January 2016 edition of the Valley Voice for stories on Art Smart, Veterans Day Assembly, Students SOAR and more! ...read more

Jan 19

Community Wildfire Preparedness Meetings

Announcements

Join your local County Officials, Fire District Chiefs, Department of Natural Resources and neighbors to learn what action you can take now and in the future to protect your land and your community from wildfires. Click here for a list of meeting dates and locations.  ...read more

Nov 20

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2015, at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. ...read more

Oct 26

VSD Awarded Grant for Heart Saving Device

Announcements

Valley School District has been selected to receive an automated external defibrillator (AED) through the Tina Charles & Hopey’s Heart Association, a foundation committed to improving sports safety and raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). ...read more

Oct 23

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training Well Attended

Announcements

The sexual abuse of children is a difficult subject, but Valley School District staff and community members aim to be “stewards of children” by being informed and prepared to respond and intervene. ...read more

Aug 29

Fire Information Meeting Sunday, 8/30

Announcements

The Washington State Patrol will hold a fire and community information meeting at the Valley School Multi-Purpose Room on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m. Please call 509-722-6040 or 509-722-6165 for more information.  ...read more

Aug 25

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Work Session beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is the District Continuous Improvement Plan. ...read more

Aug 20

Due to Level 2 Fire Evacuations, VSD is Temporarily Suspending Operations.

Announcements

Due to Level 2 fire evacuations in our area, the Valley School District will be shutting down operations as of 2 p.m. on Thursday, August 20. Operations should proceed as normal on Monday morning depending on the situation. In the meantime, updates can be found on the Stevens County Fire District No. 1 Facebook Page regarding evacution updates and notices.  ...read more

Aug 17

Valley Voice - August/September Edition

Valley Voice

School supply lists, announcements, notices, and more! ...read more

Jun 29

Valley Voice - June/July Edition

Valley Voice

2015 Grads, End-of-Year Awards, and more! ...read more

Jun 29

Summer Meals around Valley Area

Announcements

More information on summer meal options in the Valley area:  Local Summer Meals USDA Summer Meal Information Flyer   ...read more

Jun 15

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17th, 2015. The meeting will begin with an Executive Session for the purpose of evaluating the performance of a public employee.  ...read more

May 01

Creative Beginnings Month

Announcements

The theme for the month of May is all about making things and exploring what it means to be creative-it's Creative Beginnings Month!  ...read more

Apr 13

Yellow Buses Get Green Light

Announcements

Officers from the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau of the Washington State Patrol (WSP) conducted their rigorous, bi-annual inspections of the Valley and Loon Lake School District buses recently and came away pleased with what they saw. ...read more

Apr 01

Keep America Beautiful

Announcements

The theme for the month of April is about finding inspiration and generating awareness to care for all of our environments!   ...read more

Mar 23

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Work Session beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in the Superintendent’s Office at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is a discussion of the budget process. ...read more

Mar 12

Pi Day Celebration

Announcements

From now until March 14th, we will be celebrating Pi Day!  ...read more

Mar 10

Small Works Roster Notice

General

RCW 39.04.155 provides that school districts establish a SMALL WORKS ROSTER of Qualified Contractors who wish to receive bidding information and be considered for performing work on public works projects, estimate to cost less than $300,000. ...read more

Mar 01

National Idea Month

Announcements

This March we will be exploring the best ideas of the past, present and future.     ...read more

Feb 25

Nominations for 'Citizen of the Year' Open

Announcements

The Valley School Board is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year Award.  ...read more

Feb 12

Valley Voice - February/March 2015

Valley Voice

Pep Club fundraiser, spring drama production, a message from the Superintendent, and more! ...read more

Feb 01

Youth Leadership Month

Announcements

This month we willl be looking at young people who are making a difference in their communities, the arts, the sciences, and more! ...read more

Jan 26

Notice of Special Board Meeting

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. ...read more

Jan 01

National Staying Healthy Month

Announcements

This month we will be celebrating a month of habits and choices that promote staying health!   ...read more

Dec 02

Valley Voice - December 2014 & January 2015

Valley Voice

Drama awards, Fund Run, a message from the Superintendent, and more! ...read more

Dec 01

Famous Birthdays in December

Announcements

This month we will be celebrating famous birthdays. We will look at people who have uniquely contributed to their field or industry and we will also celebrate Universal Human Rights Day, which as an organization, turns 21 this month. ...read more

Nov 05

Statement from State Superintendent Rand Dorn on School Safety

General

The Oct. 24 shootings at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, which left four people dead, once again brought the need for safety into focus. Recent lockdowns in Moses Lake, Federal Way and Seattle underscore the threats students face. Below is a statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on recent events. ...read more

Nov 01

National Pomegranate Month

Announcements

This month we will be celebrating National Pomegranate Month! All through November we’ll be sharing recipes, experiments, literary significance, artistic inspiration, historical facts, riddles and general knowledge on the wonderful Pomegranate.    ...read more

Oct 01

Valley Voice - October & November

Valley Voice

A message from the Super Intendent and much more!  ...read more

Oct 01

National Book Month and National Cyber Security Month

Announcements

This October we are celebrating both National Book Month and National Cyber Security Month. We wanted to share the offline pleasures of a good book, and resources on how to be safe while online. ...read more

Aug 12

Notice of Special Board Meeting

General

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Work Session beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014, in the Superintendent’s Office at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is development of board/superintendent working procedure. ...read more

Aug 04

Surplus Tire Sale

Announcements

The Valley School District is surplussing used tires in two sizes and types. All tires are 5-plus years old and in varying condition. ...read more

Jul 29

Valley Voice - August & September

Valley Voice

A Message from the Superintendent, p. 2 | Valley Fair, p. 4 | Valley Community Almanac, p. 7 ...read more

Jun 23

Valley Voice - June & July

Valley Voice

AAUW Scholarship Winner, p. 3 | 2014 Graduates, p. 4-5 | End of the Year Awards, p. 6 ...read more

Jun 18

Surplus Curriculum Bag Sale

Announcements

The Valley School District will be holding a surplus curriculum sale on Thursday, June 26th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Valley School covered area (by the football field) at 3034 Huffman Road. Surplus items are in varying condition and  ...read more

Jun 12

Summer Meals

Announcements

The Summer Meals Program feeds kids and teens 18 years and under. Sites are located at places such as schools, parks and community centers. ...read more

Jun 03

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. ...read more

Apr 28

New Valley School District Superintendent Selected

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Directors recently hired Ferris High School Principal Kevin Foster of Spokane to be the district’s new superintendent.  ...read more

Apr 18

FREE Cultural Diversity Training

Announcements

FREE 1 Day Training and Conversation: Cultural Diversity = Socio-Economic background, Gender, Sexual Orientation, National Origin, Race/Ethnicity, Physical & Mental Abilities/Disabilities, Generational & Regional Differences, etc. ...read more

Apr 18

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Till Family

Announcements

There is a Spaghetti Dinner for the Till Family that lost their home and all their belongings in a fire. Sunday, April 27, 2014, beginning at 1 p.m. at the Springdale Community Church. Show your support for this family. Donations accepted.  ...read more

Apr 15

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING APRIL 16

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington.  ...read more

Apr 14

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING ON APRIL 15

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold an on-going work session from 10:15 a.m. until approximately 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, with Executive Sessions anticipated at various times.  ...read more

Apr 08

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Announcements

The Valley School District Board of Director’s will hold a Special Meeting beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington. The purpose of the meeting is an executive session for the purpose of considering the qualifications of candidates for employment. ...read more

Apr 02

Valley Voice - April and May

Valley Voice

Avista Education Grant, p. 4 | The Rearview Mirror, p. 8 | Valley Community Almanac, p. 9 ...read more

Mar 31

PUBLIC SALE OF SCHOOL BUS / REQUEST FOR BIDS

Announcements

Valley School District has a surplus school bus for sale: 1995 International, DT466 Diesel. Sealed bids will be accepted until May 2, 2014. For further details and Bid Proposal form, click here.  ...read more

Mar 18

NOTICE OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

Announcements

Prior to the regular School Board Meeting, the Valley School District Board of Directors will hold a Study Session from 6:00 p.m. to 6:25 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at the Valley School District Offices, 3030 Huffman Road, Valley, Washington.  ...read more

Feb 26

Staff & Community Provide Input on New Supt. Search

General

The Valley School District’s new superintendent search got underway this week with staff and community members providing input about the qualities they’d like to see in their new district leader. Through a series of meetings held throughout the day by the search firm leading the new superintendent search process, staff and community members also talked about what they felt were the strengths, challenges and opportunities of the district. ...read more

Feb 24

Valley Community Votes Yes on Levy

General

Staying true to its more than 30-year history, the Valley community once again passed their local school district levy after the Feb. 11 special election last week. The Valley School District’s Maintenance & Operations (M&O) levy that voters are asked to approve every four years, showed a 54.07% yes-vote as of Friday, Feb. 14th. The election will be certified on Feb. 25th. ...read more

Feb 06

Doodle 4 Google Competition

Announcements

Google is holding its annual “Doodle 4 Google” competition, which is a challenge to all K-12 students to consider the theme “If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place…” and to create a doodle for their panel of judges to consider.  ...read more

Dec 30

Local Fundraiser for Eden Clemmer

Announcements

10 year old Eden Clemmer of Springdale has recently been diagnosed with Ovarian Cancer. We would like to invite all of you to a benefit Taco Bar dinner and auction to help this family of 6 during this difficult time.  ...read more

Dec 09

Valley Voice - December and January

Valley Voice

Highlighted: Learning Spotlight, pg. 4 | Drama Awards, pg. 6 | Valley Community Almanac, pg. 9. ...read more

Nov 27

Stewards of Children Community Training

Announcements

Stewards of Children is a sexual abuse prevention training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Stewards of Children is evidence-based and 3rd party evaluated.  ...read more

Nov 05

Winter Slip Awareness

General

Winter weather brings snow and ice, and along with it, the potential to slip and fall. Here are some facts and tips to keep you safe and aware as the temps drop. ...read more

Oct 25

Mock Election Starts Monday!

Announcements

The Washington State student Mock Election, held every year the week before national Election Day, gets underway on Monday, October 28th. ...read more

Oct 24

School Bus Safety Week

General

In honor of National School Bus Safety Week, Houston Independent School District's transportation team created the video, which covers such topics as proper boarding procedures, how to sit on the bus and the importance of reporting bullying. Transportation Field Safety Investigator Curtis Harris wrote the song and choreographed its accompanying dance. ...read more

Oct 21

Valley Voice - October and November

Valley Voice

HIGHLIGHTED: Layers to Learning, p. 4 | Fair Winners, p. 6 | Valley Community Almanac, p. 9  ...read more

Sep 11

New Valley Skills & Resource Center to Open

Announcements

The community is invited to attend an open house for the Valley Skills & Resource Center on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at the VL Transport Center on the corner of Hwy. 395 and Bulldog Road. ...read more

Aug 09

Whooping Cough Update

Announcements

Washington State is in the midst of a whooping cough (pertussis) epidemic. Nearly 3,300 cases have been reported so far this year—more than the State has recorded in seventy years. Read more... ...read more

Aug 08

Valley School District Surplus Sale!

Announcements

The Valley School District will be holding its annual surplus sale for one day only on Thursday, August 16th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the VL Transport Center on 3150 Bulldog Creek rd., Valley, WA 99181 (on the corner of Bulldog Creek rd. and Hwy. 395). ...read more

May 24

Whooping Cough Epidemic

Announcements

The State of Washington has declared a whooping cough (pertussis) epidemic, a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing that makes it hard to breathe. It is potentially fatal for young children, and infants with severe cases should be hospitalized. ...read more

Mar 22

Abduction Alert In Springdale Area

Announcements

According to Stevens County Sherriff’s Patrol Captain, Andy Harbolt, a white male, 18-20 years old, driving a green SUV-type vehicle, made an attempt to abduct two girls south of Springdale last night at about 5:00 PM. Another attempt was made in Springdale at about 7:00 PM. Springdale Superintendent Kevin Jacka reports that the suspect was by the burned gas station talking to a high school girl yesterday evening. The suspect was asking questions about dates and times of school sporting events. ...read more

Nov 02

Nine Mile Falls Joins Transportation Co-op

Announcements

VL Transport Center added Nine Mile Falls School District to their cooperative last week, saving taxpayers 60 cents a gallon on fuel. ...read more

Nov 05

A Quarter Million Miles a Year

Announcements

VL Transport Center was recently awarded a certificate of achievement for passing the annual Washington State Patrol (WSP) school bus inspections with flying colors. ...read more

Sep 24

School Bus Safety Week

Announcements

Bus safety week is October 18-22, 2010. ...read more

Feb 08

Love the Bus!

Announcements

  February 14th is generally relegated to the flowers, cards and candy of Valentine's Day, but did you know that it also is a day to celebrate some of your school district's most important members? ...read more

Dec 17

Valley Bus Drivers Emphasize Safety on the Roadways

Announcements

Winter proves to be a tricky time for most drivers, who must face ice, snow, slush or any combination of adverse weather conditions as they navigate the roadways. ...read more

Dec 31

Stewards of Children Community Training

Announcements

Stewards of Children is a sexual abuse prevention training that teaches adults to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. Stewards of Children is evidence-based and 3rd party evaluated.  ...read more

Dec 31

Accepting Bids for 15,000 Gallon Fuel Tank

Announcements

Valley School District is selling a surplus 15,000 gallon Ace UL 142 dike fuel tank. Sealed bids will be accepted until May 30, 2014.  ...read more

Dec 31

Seeking Fuel Bids

Announcements

Valley School District (Stevens County) is requesting proposals for the provision of diesel fuel and unleaded gasoline for VL Transport Center.  ...read more