Bus Rides for Walkers
Due to frigid temperatures on Friday, February 3, 2023 Vestal School bus drivers will pick up students who are seen walking to school while driving their normal routes. 
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A Vestal High School ninth-grader helps three Vestal Hills Elementary Kindergarten students with a writing assignment on January 26, 2023.
Four African Road Elementary first-graders sit at a table together in their classroom on the first day of school, September 9, 2022.
Three Vestal Middle School sixth-graders meet up at Orientation.
A boy who will be attending the Universal Pre-Kindergarten program at the Cub Care Childrens Center campus plays with colored rings during Orientation.
Vestal High School juniors dressed in green celebrate during the Fall 2022 Pep Rally in the gym.
THE Community Box Project
Two Tioga Hills Elementary fifth-grade boys hold the shoes boxes they filled with personal care items and wrapped for patrons of the Apalachin Food Pantry.
Two Glenwood first-grade girls sit in chairs facing one another as one reads to the other.
A third-grade teacher at Clayton Avenue Elementary helps one of her students navigate how to use the new dictionary she just received from the Vestal Elks.

Announcements

Vestal District Council is pleased to host a Vestal Trivia Night on March 3, 2023! Registration is open now at https://www.vestal.stier.org/DistrictCouncil.aspx
Sign up by February 28 and support District Council at a fun night of trivia about the Town of Vestal, Vestal CSD and all things Golden Bear! Tickets are $15 per person, and teams of up to 10 members are welcome.
Again, District Council "Vestal Trivia Night" is 7 p.m., March 3, in the Vestal Middle School Cafeteria.
 
District Updates from NYS Department of Health

New York State Department of Health has provided Back-to-School Guidance, Parents/Caregivers Guidance, and FAQs for the new school year regarding COVID-19. Please follow these links to access this information:


District News

Cross Country's Catarella signs with Div. I Bonnies
Cross Country's Catarella signs with Div. I Bonnies
Congratulations to Vestal Golden Bears Cross Country athlete Lucas Catarella, who signed his National Letter of Intent with St. Bonaventure University!
Vestal Art Students recognized in Regional Scholastic Art Awards
Vestal Art Students recognized in Regional Scholastic Art Awards
We are pleased to share that three Vestal HS and one Vestal MS art students have been recognized in the regional judging of the 80th Scholastic Art Awards!
Two Vestal HS Seniors participate in BOCES New Visions VenturePrize project
Two Vestal HS Seniors participate in BOCES New Visions VenturePrize project
Ameet Ashok and David Ojo suited up for a presentation with other classmates in the BOCES New Visions Business Academy.
Vestal CSD School Buses installed cameras beginning in 2017
Vestal CSD School Buses installed cameras beginning in 2017
Vestal's Transportation Department began installing cameras on District school buses in advance of New York State passing the School Bus Camera Safety Act in August 2019. 
Information on Reporting Positive COVID-19 Test Results
Information on Reporting Positive COVID-19 Test Results
Broome County Health Department has recently asked school districts to remind their families and staff to report positive COVID-19 cases through its online self-service reporting system
VHS Food Pantry returns for a second year!
VHS Food Pantry returns for a second year!
The Vestal HS Community Food Pantry will be open to area residents 4 -6 p.m. on Wednesdays. It is located in the Atrium lobby of the high school, 205 Woodlawn Drive, Vestal. If you would like to donate non-perishable food items to the pantry, please call 607-757-2214 weekdays between 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. to make arrangements.
Childcare Availability in Broome County
Please see a list of child care sites with availability in Broome County. Per New York State requirements, this listing will be updated as information is received from Broome County. In addition, there is a link to a parent need survey, and the results are shared with the Office of Family & Child Services.

Upcoming Events

Feb
3
Feb
7

School Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Admin Board Conference Room
Feb
15

District Council Meeting

7:00 PM
CAE Library
Feb
17
Feb
20
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