Valley Elementary/Middle School
On behalf of myself and Mrs. Barletta, Assistant Principal, I want to welcome all students back to our school! We are so excited to be leading this amazing educational community at Valley Elementary/Middle School. We welcome and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence in education and we look forward to working with you and your children.
Our staff of highly qualified professional educators and support personnel is committed to providing our students many opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. We invite and encourage students and parents to work in partnership with us to seize opportunities.
Please know that we highly value parent involvement and communication at Valley Elementary/Middle School. We extend an invitation to our families to join us at school activities and events whenever possible. We want you involved and value your involvement and support in your child’s education! Your active participation is key to the success of your child(ren) during his/her elementary and middle school years. It is vital and plays an integral role in each student’s success.
We encourage you to contact us if/when the need arises, and to be committed and involved about your child’s academics, assignments, assessments, and school activities, as well as other events and happenings. I look forward to working with you as a team to assist each student at Valley meet his/her goals and have a successful school year.
Mr. Christopher Yourechko
Principal, Valley Elementary/Middle School
Important PSSA Information:
2023 PSSA Frequently Asked Questions
Parent/Guardian 'OPT-OUT' Procedure for PSSA Exam Testing
2023 PSSA Cell Phone Policy
Faculty vs. Students Basketball Game
Please come out to support the VEMS Soar Program by attending this schoolwide fundraiser! There will be many fun activities and entertainment, including the introduction of our NEW Mascot!
VEMS welcomes Champ as new eagle mascot!
VEMS faculty, students and staff welcomed home a new mascot during the faculty vs. students basketball game. A contest was held to name the new mascot and Mrs. Evans submission of Champ won the popular vote. Pictured above is Mrs. Barletta, Champ, finalists; Ms. Temborski, Judah Rinkus, Caroline Tolan, Mrs. Evans and Mr. Yourechko.
February Teachers of the Month
The administration at Valley Elementary / Middle School is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Nemcek and Ms. Kasey Biever are being recognized as the Teachers of the Month for February.
Valley Elementary Middle School Yearbook:
Click here to order.
Yearbook sales will run from February 27- March 31. All orders must be placed through the direct link and ordered by March 31. There will not be additional yearbooks to purchase after March 31.
PSSA TESTING DATES:
ELA: April 24-27, 2023
Math: May 1-2, 2023
Science (Gr. 4 & 8): May 3-4, 2023
Keystones: May 15-16, 2023
Make-up Dates: May 8-12, 2023
Student Drop-Off Times:
Middle School - 7:30am
Elementary - 8:30am
Please refer to the Student Handbook (English) / (Spanish) for specific dismissal times/procedures.
Reminder: HASD requires all backpacks to be either clear or mesh.
HASD CLEAR BAG POLICY
Please click here for HASD Clear Bag Policy Summary