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  • IMPORTANT CLV NEWS & UPDATES 

    1/22/21
     
    Yesterday, we were informed that an individual attending an out-of-district placement tested positive for COVID -19.  The Cattaraugus County Department of Health was notified and was in communication with individuals needing to quarantine.
    Last evening, the district was informed of an elementary individual testing positive for COVID - 19. The Cattaraugus County Department of Health will initiate contact tracing.  
    We will continue with in-person instruction and remote learning at this time and continue to assess on a day-to-day basis.  We encourage our entire school community to abide by established Cattaraugus County DOH and CDC guidelines including social distancing, mask wearing, and hand washing. 
     
    Calendar Change
    The 20 - 21 calendar has been amended.  High School parent teacher conferences originally scheduled for January 29th have been rescheduled to March 19th.
    January 29th is a regular day of student attendance for all students.
      
    Counselors Available
    It is with great sadness that we share the tragic loss of a parent of a first and sixth grader who perished in a house fire earlier this month.  Grief counselors are available to our CLV family.  
     
    Please contact our school counselors at the following numbers if you, your child or family member is in need. 
    Elementary Counselor
    Nicole Illig 716- 257-5517
     
    Middle & High School Counselors
    Please call 257-3483
    Stacey Lindner (Family Support Coordinator) Ext: 5536
    Sheryl Williams (Grades 5-7, Grades 5-12 IEP) Ext: 5665
    Casey Barber (Grades 11-12) Ext: 5058
    Jeff Goodridge (Grades 8-10) Ext: 5324
    Erica Trysnicky (Job Coach/Transition Coordinator) Ext: 5548
    Michelle Sacilowski (School Psychologist) Ext: 5501
    The Student Services Secretary, Stacey Chapman, can be reached at 257-5721
     
     
    COVID TESTING CONSENT FORM
     

    Should our community be designated a yellow zone, schools must test 20% of in-person students, faculty and staff for COVID -19.   Schools may remain open for in-person instruction if they adhere to required testing regulations. Personnel from the Cattaraugus County Department of Health will administer the test in collaboration with our school staff. The following is a summary of updates: 

    • Cattaraugus County DOH will conduct testing using BinaxNOW COVID -19 Antigen test (see video posted below under Headlines).  This is the nasal swab rapid response test providing results in 15 minutes.  
    • Consent form is posted HERE  
    • Only students that have a consent form will be tested (randomized testing) 
    • Parents are permitted to be with their child during the testing  
    • Parents will be notified if their child tests positive 
    • Schools can accept written tests from healthcare providers 

    Please complete the consent form posted on this site and on the CLV Facebook page.   

    Please contact me at (716) 257-5292 to address specific questions or concerns.  This is an opportunity to keep our schools healthy, safe and open to in – person instruction.  

    Detailed information on testing protocol and the consent form are posted at:  https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6043711/Consent-Waiver-For-COVID-19-Testing.
     
    PARENT DASHBOARD

    The New York State Education Department developed a Parent Dashboard to increase transparency and make school-level data easier for parents and the public to access.  Find information about your child's school and provide feedback at:  https://data.nysed.gov/parents
     

    Student COVID - 19 Daily Screening Form to be completed by Parent/Guardian Before Sending your Child(ren)to School

    As part of our reopening plan we are asking parents to complete an on-line COVID – 19 electronic screening form before sending your child(ren) to school.  The on-line form (located to the left of this page under Return to School) is secure and confidential. Daily temperature screening and assessment of the four COVID-19 close contact/potential exposure questions will be conducted at each school building as students exit the school bus and/or enter the school building (parent drop off and walkers). 

    COVID HOTLINE

    A COVID - 19 hotline is now available to parents/guardians at 257-5625.  Please call this number if you have questions specific to COVID- 19 and the district will be in communication with you. Thank you.  

    MEAL PROGRAM REGISTRATION UPDATES!

    **Meals for virtual learners will be available on Tuesday, December 22nd and will include meals for Wednesday, December 23rd.**

    Please compete the registration form as soon as possible in order for the district to provide Free breakfast and lunch to our child(ren).

    Virtual Instruction--CLICK HERE

    Hybrid Instruction--CLICK HERE

    CLEANERS NEEDED

    Fill out application found HERE and return to Wayne McGuire, Cattaraugus-Little Valley CSD, 25 N Franklin St. Cattaraugus, NY 14719

    REOPENING PLAN AND SUMMARY 

    Click Here to access a summary that provides an overview of three reopening models submitted to NYSED and NYSDOH including: in-person, hybrid and virtual. Click Here to access the full plan submitted to the state.  Other required plans can be accessed below.
     
  • Welcome to CLV...
     
    The responsibility of the Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District is to educate all students in a caring and cooperative community.  At CLVCS, we embrace the responsibility to educate all students in a collaborative, creative, and competitive culture.  We expect our students to excel in all endeavors while we simultaneously nurture their social and emotional development.  We will empower our graduates with the tools, skills, and knowledge for future success. 

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