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Community Connection Video & Survey

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Superintendent Rydell and Team recorded a live webinar to address the 2020-21 school year. They also answered questions that were submitted during the presentation. If you have not yet completed a parent/guardian survey for your student, please follow the link for access to the survey.

Community Connections Conversation

Community Connection video

Join Superintendent Rydell and team for a reopening schools question and answer conversation. Watch live on Facebook or join the ZOOM meeting on Thursday, August 13, 1:00 pm.

Reopening School

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We are excited and hopeful we will be able to welcome students and teachers back in the fall. We are diligently working on a plan that will be flexible and support education based on guidance and mandates from the Department of Health, Spokane Regional Health and the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Please visit our Reopening School webpage for the latest information.

WVHS Graduation Video

WVHS graduate

WVHS produced a video of the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. Watch the Valedictorian speeches, the graduates walk across the stage, and more. Congratulations Seniors!

Welcome Superintendent Rydell

Superintendent Rydell

The succession plan worked perfectly. Effective July 1, 2020, Kyle Rydell is West Valley's new Superintendent. Kyle had been the assistant superintendent for the past year with the intention of taking the top job when Dr. Gene Sementi retired.

Matson Receives Above and Beyond Award

Mr. Matson Above and Beyond Award

Deputy Superintendent Doug Matson was presented with the district's highest honor, the Above and Beyond Award, at a recent school board meeting. School Board President Robert Dompier shared that Doug has done an exceptional job of managing the district finances over the past 31 years. Congratulations Doug!

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Upcoming Events

School Board Meeting - Special Session to review Back to School Plan
Date: 8/17/2020, 6 PM 7 PM
Location: Virtual meeting by Zoom
School Board Meeting District Conference Center
Date: 8/26/2020, 11:30 AM 1 PM
First day of school for grades 1 - 12
Date: 9/9/2020
Safe Schools

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