DESE Commissioner Riley has issued a mask mandate for Massachusetts K-12 students and staff through 
October 1, 2021.


This mandate will be observed by

Valley West School.

Please send your child to school with a mask. Disposable masks will be available for students who need them.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Please see the COVID tab for information about

school based testing.

2021-2022 School Year

Please be sure to return all completed forms to school with you child. ​

Forms can be emailed, mailed or sent into school with your child. 

Returning students are required to update forms annually.

If you need additional copies of the blank forms, they can be found under the parents tab (Intake Forms).

Thank you for your returning these forms in a timely manner!

All Valley West students will be receiving a voucher for free student admission to THE BIG E on Chicopee Day. 


Vouchers will be distributed on Tuesday, September 28th, and are only valid on that date after 2 pm.  




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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.