Back To School
2020-2021 Back To School Info.
** Due to COVID-19 we will not be having an Open House before the start of school this year. If you would like to come in early to drop off items, see the school, pay fees, please contact your child's teacher or the office to schedule a time to do so. **
August 18, 2020: First day of classes
School will start at 8:35 A.M. the first day . Buses will run regular time the first day. Lunch and breakfast will be served the first day.
Regular School Day: 8:35 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.
New to Central Valley? Please print and fill out our Student Registration form: CV Registration Form
Before and After School Program:
2020-2021 is the 6th year we are offering a before and after school program free of charge to our K-6th grade students. Student can be dropped off no earlier than 7:15 am and picked up no later than 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday, each school day.
Situations where this service will not be available are:
1) Scheduled late starts (mornings only)
2) Scheduled early outs such as the last day of school (afternoons only)
3) Weather related late starts/early outs/cancellations
If you feel like your family will be eligible for Free or Reduced lunch, please fill out the form (you can type in it, but must print it out - it will not save what you type in it) and return to to Michelle in the main office.
Scheduled Late Starts - Central Valley has scheduled 2 hour late starts 8 times a year for teacher professional developments. The dates for these late starts for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows:
Wednesday, September 2nd
Wednesday, October 7th
Wednesday, November 4th
Wednesday, December 2nd
Wednesday, February 3rd
Wednesday, March 3rd
Wednesday, April 7th
Wednesday, May 5th
High School Registration: All high school students pre-registered last spring, so a fall registration is not necessary. Please contact Mr. Justin if you need to change anything on your schedule for the 2020-2021 school year.
Elementary Student Handbook: Students will also receive a handbook the first week of school.
High School Student Handbook: Students will also receive a handbook the first week of school.
School Pictures: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020.
Release of Information: Please notify the school if you do not wish to have your child’s name, address or phone number given out for the following purposes: invitations, university and military recruiters, honor roll lists, student of the month, etc.
School Publications – At Central Valley we enjoy celebrating the learning, activities, and accomplishments of our students. Throughout the year we will post articles, pictures, or videos of these celebrations in papers, our website, our Facebook page, and other media. If you wish for your son or daughter to not be published, please contact the office to opt out.
School Newsletters: Newsletters will be sent directly to parents and students in grades 7-12 via e-mail. Please provide your e-mail address(es) to the school for this purpose as well as other quick communication. Please check them for upcoming events as well as changes in dates and times of things happening in school.
Telephone Calls: Phones are located in all classrooms. When you call the school you will be instructed on how to reach a teacher’s classroom or office. Individual extension numbers will be provided to you. Please do not call the school and ask to have a student or teacher removed from the classroom for a call unless it is an emergency. Teachers will check their voice mail throughout the day for messages. The office staff will also check for messages and deliver them to students.
School Visitors- All doors will be locked during the school day. All people coming to the school between the hours of 8:35 am and 3:15 pm are required to buzz in at the front door, state your name and purpose for the visit, and stop in at the office. You will need to sign-in and wear a visitor badge.
Chromebooks – All Students in Grades 7-12 will be issued a school owned Chromebook. Parent must read and sign the Chromebook policies and agreement form before a Chromebook will be distributed. These forms can be found HERE and will also be emailed to parents who have supplied their e-mail address to the school. Students are responsible for the proper care of the Chromebook and ensure it will be charged and ready for school each day.
Grades K-6 have a chromebook for each student in their classroom. These chromebooks are not allowed to leave school grounds without special permission from the administration.
Attendance/Homework – If a student is to be absent, parents should call the school to notify the office by 8:30 am. All missed school work will need to be completed and handed in to receive credit. High school (7-12) students can miss a maximum of 10 days per class per semester. Any absences in excess of the maximum, need to be accompanied by a written doctor’s note or the student will need to make up their time hour for hour.
PowerSchool Logins – Through PowerSchool, parents may log in to see their child’s grades, lunch accounts, attendance, etc. Parents can also set up e-mail notifications to be sent daily, weekly, or monthly with this information to avoid having to go to the website to check as well. Any parent who would like a username and password to set up a PowerSchool Account please contact Mr. Justin (email@example.com) with a phone call or e-mail for instruction on how to set it up. Click the Powerschool tab at the top of this webpage for more information and links.
Parents’ Right To Know
Through federal education law, parents have the right to request information on the professional qualifications of the teachers and paraprofessionals at our school. If you are interested in learning this information, please contact the school administration office at (701)847-2220. Upon this request, you will receive a detailed explanation of the licensing, education and experience of each of our teachers. You will also receive information regarding the names and qualifications of the paraprofessionals at our school.
Asbestos: The reduction of asbestos contamination in our school continues. Some areas toward this end are:
1. Awareness training for new employees
2. Semi-annual re-inspection
3. The Asbestos Management Plan is available in the Superintendent’s office.
4. Most identified discrepancies are corrected or will be before school starts this fall.
The Central Valley School District supports the provisions of Title IX of the Civil Amendments of 1972, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which commit all schools to the elimination of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender and handicap to those programs and activities offered to its students. It is the expressed intent of the Central Valley School District to provide equal opportunity for all students, free from limitations of race, color, national origin, gender and Title VI, IX and section 504. Inquiries may be directed to Jeremy Brandt, Superintendent at 847-2220.
Central Valley’s School Profile can be found on the Department of Public Instruction’s web site (www.dpi.state.nd.us) or at the school office.