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Have you registered your child for the 2020-21 school year?

Registration continues to be open for In-Person Learning with modifications. This option places a priority on creating a safe learning and working environment for staff and students. Based on the activity of COVID-19 in our community, In-Person Learning students may experience periods of:

  • Hybrid (limiting capacity) Model: In the event that state or county health officials enact gating criteria to reduce total building occupancy, Blue Valley would move to a hybrid model. A hybrid model combines the In-Person Learning with Modifications model and at-home learning. In this model, students would follow an AA/BB schedule. Learn more about this model on the Hybrid web page.

  • Distance Learning: In the event of school or district building closure, learning will move to an online format and there will be a period of Distance Learning. This experience will be different than the spring and more comparable to the full Blue Valley experience. Learn more on the Distance Learning web page.

Please note the In-Person Learning is the default option during registration. For more information, visit the Back to School registration web page or to begin registration visit the Registration web page.

Blue Valley School District announces livestream of Board of Education meetings

Blue Valley’s Board of Education, coming to you LIVE! As part of the Blue Valley School District’s commitment to providing a safe, socially distanced environment for patrons, as well as open and transparent communication, the district is excited to announce that all Board of Education meetings will now be livestreamed.

Starting Monday, Aug. 10, patrons can attend Board meetings in-person OR tune in to the meetings from a personal device. Board of Education meetings are typically held on the second Monday of each month, beginning at 7 p.m. A full list of meeting dates and times can be found on the district website. Please note that the Aug. 10 Board of Education meeting will be held in the Performing Arts Center at Blue Valley Northwest.

How do I access the livestream?

A link to each meeting livestream will be posted on the district website for patrons on the day of the meeting. The livestreams will be hosted on Blue Valley’s Board of Education YouTube channel and video recordings of all meetings will be accessible on YouTube at the conclusion of the livestream.

For more information about the district’s Board of Education meetings, visit the district website.

VirtualED to welcome 6,000+ students for 2020-21 school year

More than 6,000 Blue Valley students and families have elected the all-virtual experience, VirtualED, for the 2020-21 school year. This number represents approximately 25 percent of district students and includes high school students who selected VirtualED + In-Person courses.

With VirtualED registration closed, the Human Resources department, Academic Services administrators and building principals are working to complete VirtualED teaching assignments as quickly as possible. Training for teachers newly assigned to VirtualED will soon follow in order to assist with preparations for students. More information about VirtualED is available online.

2020-21 School Year Calendar

Do you need to download the 2020-21 calendar to your device? Visit the calendar web page where you can view the upcoming school year calendar and important dates including:

  • First day of school - Sept. 9

  • Thanksgiving Break - Nov. 25-27

  • Winter Break - Dec. 23 - Jan. 1

  • Spring Break - March 18-19

  • Last day of school - June 3 for grades EC-11 (1/2 day)

An updated copy of the 2020-21 calendar can be found online.

Back to School questions

Do you have Back to School questions? Contact your child’s school for questions about the 2020-21 school year. The most frequently asked questions can be found on the district’s Back to School website, FAQ web page.

Watch Class of 2020 graduations

Blue Valley Schools was able to celebrate the graduation of more than 1,900+ students last weekend. Did you miss the livestream of graduation? No worries, check out the recording of each graduation below.

Updated schedule, information about Hybrid Model

In the event that state or county health officials enact gating criteria to reduce total building occupancy, Blue Valley would move to a hybrid (limiting capacity) model for In-Person Learning students. A hybrid model combines In-Person Learning with Modifications with at-home learning. In this model, students would follow an AA/BB schedule with a distance learning day for all In-Person Learning students. Families can anticipate further communication about this model from principals to assist with preparation if the district were to utilize a Hybrid model to limit capacity and reduce overall in-person student attendance.

New! Based on feedback, an adjustment was made to the Hybrid Model schedule to provide more predictability for student attendance days. The updated schedule will allow families to plan for attendance days, at-home learning days and distance learning days. The new Hybrid schedule for students will be as follows:


***Based on the last name of the oldest child in the family

  • Monday: In-Person Learning
  • Tuesday: In-Person Learning
  • Wednesday: Distance Learning for all students
  • Thursday: At-Home Learning
  • Friday: At-Home Learning


***Based on the last name of the oldest child in the family

  • Monday: At-Home Learning
  • Tuesday: At-Home Learning
  • Wednesday: Distance Learning for all students
  • Thursday: In-Person Learning
  • Friday: In-Person Learning