All three EVSD elementary schools (preK-5 grades) will be resuming all day, in-person school on April 26th. East Valley Central Middle School and East Valley High School will also resume all day, in-person school on April 26th if our case rates are below 200 for 100,000 over 14 days. If case rates are above 200 per 100,000, middle and high school students will remain in the hybrid model until case counts are reduced. (Current rate for the last 14 days is 276).
News & Announcements
Last month, the East Valley School District appointed Matthew Toth, current Principal of East Valley Central (EVC), to the position of Assistant Superintendent. As the district was considering the process for filling the East Valley Central Principal vacancy, an internal candidate surfaced multiple times throughout conversations as a highly qualified individual. In addition, when working with the EVC building leadership team, the same name was brought up during these discussions.
Interested in learning more about East Valley School District's Dual Language Program? Dual Language Programs provide integrated language and academic instruction for native English speakers and native speakers of another language with the goals of high academic achievement, first and second language proficiency, and cross-cultural understanding. Incoming kindergarten students must apply and then are selected for the program using a lottery system. These students will remain in the dual language classes for the length of the program, currently grades K-8, with hopes of expanding to the high school.
Online Kinder Registration is now open for all three East Valley School District elementary schools. Need a printed registration packet? Stop by your elementary school (closed April 5-9 for spring break) and pick one up.
The “Comprehensive Sexual Health Education” Senate Bill 5395 has resulted in controversy throughout the State of Washington. We recognize that many of our families and community members may have concerns and questions about what their children will be learning. In East Valley, we don’t expect the passing of this bill to drastically change what we are currently offering students, but rather the frequency of instruction in these subjects throughout a child’s academic career.
All three EVSD elementary schools (preK-5 grades) will be resuming all day, in-person school on April 26th. East Valley Central Middle School and East Valley High School will also resume all day, in-person school on April 26th if our case rates are below 200 per 100,000 over 14 days.
Washington State Department of Health updated their K-12 Schools Guidance recommendations for physical distancing between students in certain situations.
On February 22, 2021, the East Valley School District Board of Directors appointed assistant superintendent, Russ Hill, as the new superintendent of East Valley schools, effective July 1, 2021. The decision to appoint Mr. Hill came following the announcement of the upcoming retirement of longtime superintendent, John Schieche, earlier this year. Mr. Hill’s appointment to this new role left an opening for the position of assistant superintendent. After thoughtful consideration, the East Valley Board of Directors has made the decision to approve the appointment of a candidate from within the district, to fill the role of assistant superintendent.
On March 19th, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated their guidance for physical distancing recommendations in schools. The East Valley School District will be working with State and local health departments to determine what this will mean for our schools. We will update our families as more information becomes available.
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