District News & Highlights

  • GV Board of School Directors Reaffirms Commitment to Equity

    At its meeting on June 29, the Great Valley Board of School Directors passed a resolution that reaffirms the District’s commitment to building a school community characterized by equitable practices and inclusive and respectful learning environments.

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  • GVSD Reveals Plan for Off-Season Student Participation

    The Great Valley School District shared a plan at the June 29 School Board meeting that will allow the district to welcome students and staff back for off-season voluntary athletic practice and marching band practice.

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  • Summer Updates

    A section of our website is designed to share information and updates related to the summer of 2020 and the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Board Approves Appointment of Assistant Superintendent

    At its meeting on June 8, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved the appointment of Dr. Joanna Wexler as Assistant Superintendent for the Great Valley School District. Wexler will assume the position currently held by Dr. Daniel Goffredo, who will advance to the role of Superintendent in July.

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  • Board Approves Appointment of Superintendent

    At its meeting on June 1, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved the appointment of Dr. Daniel F. Goffredo as the new superintendent for the Great Valley School District.

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  • Board Adopts Budget for 2020-2021

    At its meeting on June 1, the Great Valley Board of School Directors adopted a budget for the 2020-2021 school year. By lowering non-program expenditures by $2.5 million, the Board was able to limit its budget increase to 1.22%, which is significantly below the Act 1 Index of 2.6%. With a millage rate of 21.81, Great Valley's tax rate is the lowest of all Chester County school districts in the current year.

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  • Board Names Acting Superintendent

    The Great Valley School Board announced it has appointed Assistant Superintendent Dr. Daniel Goffredo as Acting Superintendent in the School District, effective for the 2020-2021 school year. The announcement comes as Superintendent Dr. Regina Speaker Palubinsky accepts a new position as Executive Director of the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, also effective beginning in July.

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  • Information Sharing: GVMS Schedule and Music

    The Great Valley School District is aware of a petition circulating in our community that is based on erroneous and partial information. In response to the information we have received, we want to clarify that there is absolutely no discussion related to cutting programs. We are in a planning process related only to a middle school schedule. Click the headline for more information.

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  • Board Approves 2020-2021 District Calendar

    At its regular meeting in November, the Great Valley Board of School Directors approved a calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Coronavirus Update and Resources

    The GVSD remains focused on creating healthy environments for our students, staff, and community. We are taking proactive measures. Learn more about our efforts and our request to families in partnering with us. Resources are also available.

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  • Feasibility Study

    In response to growing enrollment and the aging infrastructure of its schools, the Great Valley School District is working with the architectural firm SCHRADERGROUP of Manayunk to facilitate a feasibility study.

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  • Budget to Stay within Act 1 Index

    At its meeting on January 9, the Great Valley Board of School Directors adopted a resolution related to the development of the 2020-2021 school district budget. Click the headline to learn more.

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  • We're on Social Media!

    There are many ways to get the latest news and information about GVSD schools. The district supports staff members who wish to create and maintain social media accounts for their classroom, department, sport or club as a way to share what's happening in our schools with parents, students and Great Valley community members. Click the headline to learn more!

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  • Speaker Series Events Scheduled for 2019-2020

    The Great Valley School District will once again host a Speaker Series during the 2019-2020 school year that will focus on both the physical and mental well-being of the community. In partnership with local community organizations and mental health experts, the Speaker Series will offer evening learning opportunities for parents, staff, and the community. Click the headline for more information and to register.

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  • Community Invited to Take School Facilities Survey

    The Great Valley School District is working to address growing enrollment in its schools. The community is invited to offer input. Click the headline for more information.

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  • Coffee with the Superintendent

    Parents district-wide are invited to attend a casual conversation with Superintendent Regina Speaker Palubinsky. Hosted by the Parent Key Communicator group, the coffee is an opportunity for parents to meet their school's PKCs and to engage in conversation around a featured topic. For more information please click the headline.

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  • Committee Forming to Redesign Website

    The District is forming a committee of parents and staff members to evaluate its current website and make recommendations for a redesign. The committee will also explore the development of a mobile app. Click the headline for more information.

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  • Outstanding Alumni Inducted to Wall of Fame

    As part of its Homecoming celebration on Fri., Oct. 18, the Great Valley School District inducted three outstanding alumni to its Wall of Fame. Wall of Fame Inductees for 2019 are: Kathryn J. Barrett (Class of 1972), W. Eric Shrader (Class of 1975), and Scott C. Hennessy (Class of 1977).

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  • Community Invited to Participate in Facilities Planning

    This fall, the community is invited to join the District in future facilities planning. To set the stage and establish a baseline understanding, the findings of a recent data collection process will be presented. Two additional "workshop" sessions will generate community conversation, where discussion will focus on future facility needs, allocation of resources, and an anticipated schedule for building improvements. Click the headline for additional information and to register.

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  • Registration Open for 2019-2020 School Year

    The District continues to schedule registration appointments for students who will be new to the District in the 2019-2020 school year. Click headline for more information.

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