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Pleasant Valley District and Curriculum
People living in the Town of Pleasant Valley will attend the Arlington Central School District (ACSD). The ACSD works to educate its students through the guidance of the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and the adopted Common Core State Standards (CCSS). This curriculum focuses on literacy for all subject matter and competencies with numbers. From kindergarten through grade twelve, the goal of the ACSD is to prepare its students for post-secondary education and work. There is additionally an emphasis on preparing students for the rigors of college and career. A robust career-tech curriculum ensures that students think about their career options and have the tools they need to make a plan for their future success.
We currently cover the following Pleasant Valley-area school district: Arlington Central School District.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Pleasant Valley District Curriculum
The primary curriculum at ACSD meets the benchmarks of the CCSS, focusing on reading and writing for English language arts, and providing students with instruction in handwriting, mathematics, social studies, science and health, technology, and a social curriculum. Students also have access to special coursework in art, music, library, and physical education. Students may begin to receive instrumental instruction in the fourth grade. Guidance counselors at Arlington High School assist students in their course selections. Starting with ninth grade, students prepare for coursework that aligns with their future plans.
AHS offers its students programs to prepare for college, including 21 Advanced Placement (AP) courses and a high school college credit program. Students may enroll in the Independent Study Program or the Marist/Arlington Bridge Program (a full year of college senior year). Coursework in the following subjects is available: English language arts, science, social studies, mathematics, foreign language, arts, music and theatre arts, business education, technology education, family and consumer sciences, and health and physical fitness. Students are also encouraged to volunteer in the school and community, of which they may receive credit for community service.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Pleasant Valley Educational News
- Arlington Student Artwork on Display at Adriance Memorial Library - Students from Arlington Central School District were encouraged to submit artwork for the National PTA Reflections program. The theme was “The World Would Be A Better Place If…” Art of students from Arlington High School, LaGrange Middle School, Vail Farm Elementary School, Overlook Primary School, and Arthur S. May Elementary School were on display for the community.
- A New Grant to Encourage Math Studies Brings Pi Day to Arlington Schools - The LaGrange Town Council has proclaimed March 14 Pi Day to add excitement to math for young students. With the help of the Council, the Arlington Central School District, and the Math and Physics Exploration Center, LaGrange Sunrise Rotary has created a grant to spark an interest in Arlington students.
- Gatorade Runner of the Year at Arlington High! - Congratulations to a cross-country runner at Arlington High School who was named the Gatorade Runner of the Year. In 2014, she went undefeated in all races, and she plans to run for Villanova University next year.
Pleasant Valley Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Topics in Financial Literacy
In financial literacy courses, various pathways to becoming an entrepreneur are examined, as are the various means by which students can gain experience related to their entrepreneurial field of work. The many opportunities for entrepreneurial pursuits on the Internet are also studied. Students examine the history of entrepreneurship, including a study of the personal stories of successful American businessmen and women. The advantages and disadvantages of becoming an entrepreneur are evaluated as well. Within this context, students explore their own personal interests and aptitudes to determine if they have what it takes to start their own business. Learners also become knowledgeable of various types of contracts. Students define elements of a contract, including the principles of offer, acceptance, and genuine agreement. Unilateral and bilateral contracts are discussed, as are void and voidable contracts. The consequences of breaching a contract are explored as well.