I hope you and your children are having a good start to the school year. In addition to our work to improve our academic programs, such as inquiry based/blended learning, there are a number of equally important updates to our district programs that I would like to share. More detailed information regarding each item will be shared by your building principal over the school year. In the interim, please take note of the following: (click on the title to read more)
As per the requirement of the US Department of Agriculture, The Hopewell Valley Board of Education was required to develop and approve a policy related to student unpaid meal charges. The district policy was developed on the tenets that no student should ever go without lunch or feel marginalized due to financial need. For those families who cannot afford lunch, one is provided to their child either for free or at a reduced rate depending on his or her level of need. <Click on the title for the full story>
Elizabethtown Gas has provided an Energy Assistance Programs Fact Sheet. Please click on the headline above to view.