I hope everyone has had a nice relaxing summer. It is hard to believe that we are almost ready to head back to school! I’m excited to be able to start the year off here at Genesee Valley after joining the GV team at the end of September last year.
Our custodial staff has worked hard to get the building in excellent shape. Our guidance department and secretaries have been getting all of the schedules and materials ready for students to return. Below are a couple of key dates to know.
Sun. August 13th – Mandatory Parent/Athlete Meeting for Fall
sports in the auditorium at 6:00 PM.
Mon. August 14th - 1st day of practices for JV & Varsity Fall sports.
Mon. August 21st - 1st day of practices for Modified Fall sports
Wed. August 16th - Sports Physicals – 8 AM for pre-physical with Ms. Pratt and the doctor is in at 10 AM
Wed. August 30th - Meet the Teacher Night- from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Tues. September 5th - 1st Day of School!
Fri. September 8th - Registration deadline for the SAT Test on October 7th.
Sat. September 9th - ACT Test
Tues. Sept. 12th - Allegany County Board of Elections Primary Vote from 11am-10pm in Pool Vestibule.
Wed. September 13th - PTO Meeting at 6:00 PM.
Mon. September 18th - Board of Education Meeting at 5:30 PM.
Fri. September 22nd - Registration Deadline for the ACT Test on October 28th.
Fri. September 22nd - JAM Fish Fry
Mon. October 2nd – Board of Education Meeting at 5:30 PM.
Thurs. October 5th and return Fri. October 6th - Grade 7 College Trip
Thurs. October 5th - Registration Deadline for the SAT Test on November 4th.
Fri. October 6th - Staff Development Day (No Students).
Fri. October 6th - Progress Reports Online/Mailed home.
Fri. Oct. 6th - Sat. October 7th - Homecoming Weekend Activities/Alumni Soccer Game Sat. at 9:30 AM.
Sat. October 7th – SAT Test
Mon. October 9th - Columbus Day (No School)
The bell schedule will be the same as last year with our
“Grab and Go” breakfast starting at 7:45.
Homeroom will begin at 7:50 and our 1st period classes will
start at 8am. The dismissal will again
be at 2:54pm. I hope to see everyone at
Meet the Teacher night on Wednesday, August 30th. From 5:30-6:30 we’ll have Ian Jukes
(@ijukes on Twitter) presenting in the auditorium.
The last hour will be a meet and greet with teachers in the cafeteria and food will be provided. Enjoy the rest of the summer.
If you have any further questions or concerns, please
feel free to contact me. Plus, please come by the High School main office to say 'hi' to Pam Winterhalter and myself!
mcarls at genvalley.org
585-268-7900 ext. #1230