A-C Valley School District
First day: Aug. 25
Phone numbers: Elementary, 724-659-3555; high school 724-659-4661.
Lunch prices$1.75 in elementary and $1.75 in secondary schools; milk is 50 cents.constructionThe Allegheny-Clarion Valley High School gymnasium is undergoing a $910,700 renovation project that includes new cooling and heating systems, bleachers, floor, windows, and scoreboards. Construction began in May and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30. The center court logo was designed by an A-C Valley student.
What's new Full-day kindergarten will be implemented this school year. Grants have helped begin implementation of the Olweus Bullying Program at the elementary level. The high school curriculum will include Japanese language classes.At the high school, PSSA Prep classes were added to assist students in demonstrating academic improvement. An increased emphasis on reading and literacy will begin in the fall with students and teachers beginning each day with a 30-minute sustained silent reading period. The high school accelerated reader program will enable all students to improve reading comprehension skills as well as keep track the books they read.
New administratorsJoshua Tabor, assistant high school principal, formerly a math teacher at Kingswood Regional Middle School; recent graduate of Clarion University.
New teachers Joe Graf, high school technology teacher; taught technology at Galeton High School; graduate of California (Pa.) University.Jaclyn Jones, high school Spanish and French teacher; taught Spanish in Millcreek
School District.Deborah White, speech; last employed at Riverview Intermediate Unit.