Saturday, July 23, 2016
Valley View Elementary (K-2)
850 Southern Rd, York PA 17403 Phone: 717.885.1220 FAX: 717.885.1221
York Suburban School District educates, challenges, and prepares students to shape the future.
  Buildings    Valley View Elementary

Dr. Tawn A Ketterman
Valley View Elementary
850 Southern Road
York, PA  17403
717-885-1221 (fax)

Educational Trips
for Students

Students may be excused from school attendance for up to five (5) school days per year to participate in educational tours or trips when such trips are evaluated and approved by the school principal in advance.  The trip dates may be non-contiguous but cannot be taken with the first and last ten days of the school year, nor during standardized testing windows. Forms are available on the District website or through the school office and must be submitted no less than two (2) weeks prior to the trip.


Community Flyers

All COMMUNITY FLYERS can be found on the "For Parents" tab of the YSSD website.  Please check this page regularly for updates.


Modified Kindergarten

In the event of a two-hour delay, the Modified Kindergarten Program would operate as follows:



The A.M. Kindergarten students would report to Valley View Elementary for classes that will begin at approximately 10:45 A.M.  Buses will arrive at their stops two hours later than normal (e.g. 10:08 A.M. instead of 8:08 A.M.)  The A.M. Kindergarten classes will run from approximately 10:45 A.M. to 12:25 P.M. on days of Modified Kindergarten.



The P.M. Kindergarten students would report to Valley View Elementary for classes that will begin at approximately 1:50 P.M.  The P.M. Kindergarten classes will run from approximately 1:50 P.M. to 3:30 P.M. on days of Modified Kindergarten.  Bus students will be transported home from school at the normal time.


Last Day of School Bubble Send Off!



Beach Day 2016

Outside Learning

Mrs. Mostert's kindergarten class enjoying some outside learning time!


School Breakfast Week

Students and Dr. Ketterman enjoyed School Breakfast and Pajamas Day!


B.E.A.R. Days at Valley View

Spotted at Valley View ... Cats in Hats!

Celebrating Dr. Seuss Week and Read Across America!



Byrnes Health Center Visit

1st grade learned about the five senses and 2nd grade good dental health care during interactive labs presented by the Byrnes Health Center.




100th Day of School




Happy Holidays!

1st Grade Gingerbread Houses

Kindergarten Feast

Dance-A-Thon 2015

VV Dance-A-Thon 2015

Thank you to the PTO, parents, and friends for another successful Dance-A-Thon!


Sharing Our Reading 2015



Fire Safety Day

Breakfast at VVE

Dr. Merkle visits with Valley View friends during breakfast!



Welcome Back!

Summer Calendar



Building Closed:  Wednesday, June 8 through Friday, July 29, 2016


Office reopens:  Monday, August 1, 2016

Do you need to register a student?  Please contact Mr. Nick Staab, YSSD Office at 717-885-1131 to schedule an appointment.

Questions regarding student transportation?  Please contact Durham Bus Company at 717-843-0520.

Educational Trip Reminders:  Students may be excused from school attendance for up to five (5) school days per year to participate in educational tours or trips.  

*Educational trips will not be approved the first or last ten (10) days of school or during PSSA testing window.  

Trip forms are available in the office or on the District website and must be submitted 10 days prior to the trip.


Student Supplies 2016-17


Please see the list of Student Supplies needed for the 2016-2017 school year below: 


Printable School Supply Check List


Parents are asked to label

each item with the child's name. 

(A Sharpie or similar marker works well) 




Upcoming Events

    Summer Adventure Camp

    Announcing Hildebrandt Learning Center 2016 Summer Adventure Camps!!!


    Top 10 Reasons to Give Your Child a Camp Explorations Summer


    2016 Calendar of Events


    Summer Camp 2016 Application


    A few Preschool and Kindergarten Enrichment spots remain for the Hildebrandt Early Learning Program at Valley View for the 2016-2017 school year. For more information, please contact Jessica Clough at 717-885-1226





    The York Suburban School District is an Equal Opportunity Education Institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religious creed, ancestry, sex, age, marital status or handicap, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Action of 1964, Title IX of the Education Act Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, in its activities, educational and vocational programs and in its recruitment and employment practices. Inquiries concerning the application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, the ADA and the implementing regulations may be referred to the Superintendent, 1800 Hollywood Drive, York, PA 17403, telephone (717) 885-1210.