District News & Highlights

  • Calendar Adjustment: Half-Day on June 10

    June 10 is the last student day for the 2020-21 school year and will be a half-day for all students. Dismissal at the secondary level is 11:00 a.m; elementary dismissal is 12:00 p.m.

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  • Summer Literacy & Math Enrollment Open

    Registration for the GVSD Summer Literacy & Math summer learning opportunity for current K-8 students opens Wednesday, April 28, at 6 p.m. Click on the headline for more information!

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  • Return to 5-Day In-Person Learning

    In-person students in Kindergarten through 12th grade will begin attending school five days per week, beginning on Monday, May 10. All students (in-person and virtual) will now participate in live instruction on Mondays.

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  • President's Volunteer Service Awards

    Students at Great Valley Middle School and Great Valley High School may be eligible to receive The President’s Volunteer Service Award for completed community service during the year (May 1, 2020 - April 30, 2021). The Award recognizes the important role of volunteers and honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities. Click the link above for more information!

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  • Hoffritz Named New KDM Principal

    At its Mar. 15 meeting, the Great Valley School Board approved the appointment of Marshall E. Hoffritz as principal of K.D. Markley Elementary School. Hoffritz will replace current principal Victoria Morris when she retires in Aug. 2021.

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  • Calendar Reminders for March

    As we prepare to return students to more in-person days of learning, there are some important calendar items to be aware of. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • One-Year Contract Extension

    The Great Valley Board of School Directors approved a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with the Great Valley Education Association (GVEA) at its meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021.

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  • Registration Open for 2021-2022 School Year

    Kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year began on February 2, 2021. Registration for all other grades begins on April 5, 2021. Click the headline above or visit www.gvsd.org/registration for more information!

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  • Calendar Revisions

    The 2020-2021 district calendar was revised on December 14. Click the headline to see details of the revision.

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  • District Welcomes New Special Education Supervisor

    At its meeting on Nov. 16, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved the appointment of La’Keidra McDougal as the supervisor of special education at the secondary level.

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  • Speaker Series Returns

    The Great Valley School District Speaker Series will return during the 2020-2021 school year with events that will focus on both the physical and mental well-being of the community.

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  • Plan Approved for Reopening in Hybrid Model

    At a special meeting of the Great Valley Board of School Directors on Sept. 29, Superintendent Daniel Goffredo presented a plan for the reopening of Great Valley schools in a hybrid model.

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  • New Director of Student Services Named

    Andrea Dinsmore is the Great Valley School District's new director of student services. Dinsmore has been with the district since 2014. Click headline to read more.

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  • School Board Authorizes Fall Sports Season Practices to Begin

    At its meeting on Sept. 21, the Great Valley Board of School Directors authorized the District to begin fall high school sports practices, effective Sept. 22, 2020. This is a change to the previous decision to continue only voluntary practices for student athletes. The Board also approved revisions to the Athletic Health and Safety Plan, which outlines protocols and procedures for athletics and marching band during the pandemic. These changes reflect the Chester County Health Department's recent reversal of its prior recommendation to suspend all fall sports until January 2021.

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  • View District/School Calendar on Your Own Device

    Did you know that you can set up the calendar on your phone or device to show school and district events? It's easier than you might think. Click the headline for instructions!

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  • FAQ Added to Website

    A section of our website now addresses frequently asked questions related to our COVID-19 response and the reopening of our schools. 

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  • A Plan for Athletics & Marching Band

    At its meeting on August 10, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved a Return to Regular Season Participation Plan to allow the transition back into regular season athletics and marching band.

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  • District Names New Assistant Director of Business Affairs

    At its meeting on August 3, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved the appointment of Sharee McGibboney as Assistant Director of Business Affairs for the Great Valley School District.

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  • Reopening Plan for 2020-21 School Year

    At its meeting on August 3, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved a plan for the reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year. Click the headline for more information.

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