Wednesday Roundup

Cumberland Valley School District | October 5, 2022

Calendar Reminders

October 6, 2022 - Gr. 4 Agventure Day

October 7, 2022 - Modified Virtual Schedule

October 10, 2022 - NO SCHOOL

October 13, 2022 - School Board Town Hall Meeting

October 14, 2022 - Homecoming Game

October 17, 2022 - School Board Meeting

October 19, 2022 - CVHS Band, Choir, Orchestra PRISM Concert

October 28, 2022 - Elementary Fall Festivals

October 29, 2022 - Echoes in the Valley

* All events subject to change. Not an all-inclusive list.

CVHS Pop Tab Drive

High School students and staff are partnering with Coach Oswalt and Eagles football to collect pop tabs to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Hershey.

The community is welcome to drop off tabs from canned beverages and other aluminum cans at the High School main office during school hours (attention Millie Eckerd or Josh Oswalt). CVHS students may drop off tab donations in CVHS room 273A or 250.

Please click the picture for more details.

Town Hall Scheduled for Oct. 13, 2022

Cumberland Valley School District's Board of School Directors will host a Town Hall at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The Town Hall will take place in the CV9 auditorium (451 Skyport Road, Mechanicsburg) and will provide an opportunity for members of the audience to ask questions regarding school board and/or district operations.

You may click here to view a live stream of the Town Hall, which will go live a few minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

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Reminder: First Modified Virtual Day is Oct. 7, 2022

PREVIOUSLY SHARED: As outlined in the school calendar, Friday, October 7, 2022, is our first Modified Virtual Day. Students do NOT report to their school building on this day. Instead, they will work synchronously (live virtual instruction) during the morning.* Please watch for additional communication from your child’s teacher or principal regarding specific schedules for these days.

We have included these days in the calendar to allow our staff valuable collaborative time in the afternoons to work together as grade-level/content-level teams to plan and enhance instruction. Many districts are providing opportunities for staff collaboration through the utilization of in-person half days. Unfortunately, in a district the size and makeup of Cumberland Valley, in-person half days are not always the most efficient use of time and resources. As such, modified virtual days provide a balance between live instruction and necessary staff collaboration.

The schedule for Modified Virtual Days is as follows:

  • Friday, October 7, 2022 (K-12)

  • Thursday, December 8, 2022 (CVHS 10-12 campus ONLY)

  • Friday, January 27, 2023 (K-12)

  • Monday, March 27, 2023 (K-12)

  • Friday, April 21, 2023 (K-12)

As always, please reach out to your child's building with any specific questions. Thank you!

* In the event that a teacher will be absent on a virtual learning day, students will be assigned asynchronous material to complete. The teacher will communicate with students regarding the absence and expectations for completion of assigned course material.

Quick Access: 2022-2023 Instructional Calendar

You may click here at any time to access our current instructional calendar.

Reminder: Emergency Communication/Official Channels for Communication

Please ensure that contact information - to include both home contacts and emergency contacts - for your child(ren) is up-to-date in Skyward as this is what is used to reach families in the event of an emergency, a change in schedule due to weather, transportation delays, etc. You are able to make changes to this information as needed throughout the school year.

It is also important to ensure that you only look for communication via our official channels. Please click the picture to view a chart illustrating the various ways our stakeholders can connect through our official channels with individual staff, a specific school building, and the district. This chart is also available on our website.

Reminder: 1:1 Device Insurance

As a reminder, the deadline to enroll in our voluntary 1:1 device insurance program is November 4, 2022. Cost is $25 per student per year, with waivers in place for families facing economic hardship and families with four or more students. While not required, we strongly encourage parents/guardians to take advantage of this program as this optional insurance will help to decrease the out-of-pocket expenses families may have related to device damage.

Please reference the email sent to all families on September 15, 2022, for more enrollment details. Additionally, more info about the 1:1 program, including details about damage/insurance and device care/support, is also available on our website by clicking here.

Quick Access: Athletic Schedules

Click here at any time to view up-to-date athletic schedules by sport.

Wednesday Roundup Archives

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Reminder: Register for Text Alerts

Cumberland Valley School District uses text messaging as a mode of communication during inclement weather, emergencies, bus delays, and more. If you are a parent/guardian who is new to the District or if you have not previously signed up to receive text alerts, please sign into your Skyward Family Access account and complete the “Text (SMS) Notifications” form. For step-by-step directions, please click the "How do I register" link below.

Technology HelpDesk

At any time throughout the year, you may reach out to our Technology Helpdesk for technical assistance.

Quick Access: Job Opportunities

We would love for you to apply to join our team. Professional, support, substitute, and contracted positions available.