August 2016  
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Upcoming Events
   Region 4 BOE Regular Meeting
   Sep 01 2016 at 07:00 PM
   Essex BOE Regular Meeting
   Sep 08 2016 at 07:00 PM
   Deep River BOE Regular Meeting
   Sep 15 2016 at 07:00 PM
   Joint BOE Policy and Curriculum Committee Meetings
   Sep 19 2016 at 06:30 PM
   Chester BOE Regular Meeting
   Sep 22 2016 at 07:00 PM
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Mission statement

We are committed to developing our students to be systems thinkers who use active learning strategies both independently and collaboratively to meet the challenges that face them at personal, community, career and global levels.

Core Values & Beliefs

We believe that all students should be provided
the opportunity to:

    ● Engage in relevant and rigorous curriculum

    ● Have their individual learning styles and needs met

    ● Embrace and contribute to a changing world

    ● Work in a fair, diverse, respectful, and safe community

    ● Become independent, active learners who are willing
to take academic risks

    ● Access learning tools, technologies and
resources necessary to participate in a 21st century
learning environment

21st Century
learning Expectations

Valley Regional High School has identified the following learning expectations for all students:

Academic Competencies
Students will demonstrate critical and creative thinking by:
    ● Solving problems
    ● Interpreting text in various forms
    ● Communicating effectively
    ● Accessing, evaluating and using information effectively
    ● Designing products to effectively showcase learning outcomes in a 21st century learning environment

Civic Competencies
Students will contribute to their local and global communities by:
    ● Exercising the rights and responsibilities of citizenship
    ● Interacting and engaging effectively in a global world
    ● Understanding local and global implications of civic decisions 

Social Competencies
Students will become productive members of society by:
    ● Collaborating effectively in diverse teams while respecting and valuing cultural differences
    ● Acting with respect and integrity as members of a community while understanding societal norms and values
    ● Learning how to adapt to change and be flexible while managing goals and time
    ● Applying a fundamental understanding of ethical issues when using digital technologies for communication and networking
    ● Demonstrating personal and academic responsibility and accountability

Latest News

Musical Crew 15-16
Addams Family Musical Receives 9 Nominations!
Posted on 05/23/2016
Mouse trap winners
Mousetrap Winners
Posted on 05/16/2016
Salamanca Exchange Visit
Spanish Exchange Visit to Salamanca
Posted on 05/03/2016
Connor Riordan, Acacia Bowden, Elise Wilson, Mike Ryan
Elite 8 State Deabte Competition
Posted on 05/02/2016
Moot Court Winners
Valley Wins Moot Court at UCONN
Posted on 04/06/2016
Zany Bouregy
Zane Bouregy in American Legion Oratory Comptetition
Posted on 02/26/2016
Colton Kinney and Dilan Rojas
Senior musicians Colton Kinney and Dilan Rojas selected as members of the 2016 Connecticut All-State Music Festival
Posted on 02/25/2016
Senior musicians Colton Kinney and Dilan Rojas selected as members of the 2016 Connecticut All-State Music Festival  READ MORE...
Valley at Mock Trial Quarterfinals
Posted on 02/09/2016
Carolyn Greenleaf Memorial Scholarship
Posted on 02/08/2016


9th Grade Chromebook Distribution Schedule
Monday - Friday, August 22-26, 6 PM - 8 PM
VRHS Auditorium
Wednesday, August 24, 10 AM - Noon
VRHS Auditorium
One parent and VR student must attend one presentation and sign agreement before receiving their Chromebook. Please be prompt as the presentation will begin at 6:00 pm. 
You must be present for the presentation.
Contact Pam Murphy at if you are unable to attend during these times.

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