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Based on the announcement made by Governor Baker, Valley West will remain closed for the rest of the school year.  

We feel great sadness and disappointment for our students upon hearing this announcement.  We are especially sympathetic towards our senior class members, who will not be able to finish their final year here at Valley West.  

Our Remote Learning plans continue to evolve based on guidance from DESE and feedback from families.  Continue to check email for updates to your child's plan moving forward.  

We are so appreciative of your patience and understanding.  Our teachers, clinicians and support staff are learning new skills daily and are working very hard to reach your children effectively. We could not be more proud of their efforts.  We are confident that when we are able to return to school, our connections will remain strong with your children. Until then, stay safe, practice social distancing, and take care of one another. 


We will continue to communicate any updates through our automated call system and on this announcement page. 


Please see:

VWS Expectations of Students and Families for Appropriate Virtual Technology Use

under the Parents Tab.  Thank you.

Valley West YouTube Videos

Check this out for some videos of our staff members in action!  Check back regularly as we begin to update this page.

Email us your suggestions for more videos...we know how much you will miss your teachers and our staff every day!!





In the event of school cancellation, delay, or early dismissal, Valley West School will submit notice to the following stations:

WWLP– Channel 22 television          WGGB– Channel 40 television


  • Any student who has had school cancelled in his/her town will not be required to attend Valley West School for that day.

  • When your town does not have school due to inclement weather, the buses aren’t running.

  • If you drop your child off at Valley West, you will also be responsible for picking him/her up.

  • In the event of a one-hour delay , students should arrive to school no earlier than 8:45 A.M.In the event of a two-hour delay, students should arrive to school no earlier than 9:45 A.M.

  • PLEASE listen to the news in the morning on days of inclement weather before dropping-off your child.

269 Moore Street
Chicopee, MA 01013
Tel: 413-592-6069

Fax: 413-598-8430


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