Dear Putnam Valley Community, This morning, more than 50 superintendents met with New York State Officials, a legislative representative and State Education Department officials to discuss the public health concern that the COVID-19 coronavirus poses to our communities and our schools.  In this meeting, there was a collective concern for the safety of our students, staff, and…
Dear Parents and Guardians, There has been great discussion and sensitivity around events happening in surrounding communities.  We understand the increased sense of awareness around the coronavirus (COVID-19) and have been cleaning our facilities and reminding students to wash their hands thoroughly.  In response to the guidance we have received from local health officials, we are…
Dear Putnam Valley Community: The Putnam Valley School District continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19 in our region and is prepared to react if deemed necessary.  Last evening, the New York State Education Department issued guidance that would require a school to close for at least 24 hours in the event a school employee…

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We are all being inundated by a constant stream of information about COVID-19.  In many cases, this barrage of information has led to a great deal of anxiety, fear, and questions. Personally, this situation is impacting my professional life and entered my personal life when my eleven-year-old son started asking difficult questions…