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Special Board Meeting

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: the Board of School Directors of the River Valley School District will hold a special meeting and public hearing pursuant to 24 P.S. § 17-1717-A on December 16, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. in the River Valley High School Auditorium, located at 102 School Lane, Blairsville PA 15717 to consider the charter school application submitted by the Saltsburg Charter Academy School. Written comments will be accepted and included in the transcript: email hearing@rvsdpa.org. The application for the Saltsburg Charter Academy School can be viewed on BoardDocs for the Special Meeting/Hearing for Thursday, December 16, 2021 @ 4:00 p.m.

River Valley Students attend Indiana County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

Though a generous yet anonymous benefactor, the RVSD was invited to have its students attend the 109th Annual Indiana County Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. Students were one of the primary focal points of the luncheon. They heard an impassioned keynote message from Mr. Jason Stoughton from North Georgia. Jason is the Director of Leadership Advancement at the John Maxwell Company. His message resonated with three key segments: getting to know other people’s backstories, genuine kindness, and that all mistakes are not permanent unless we do not learn from them. All three portions really meant something to the students.

At the end of the day, the students collectively expressed how Friday's, December 3, Luncheon was a life-altering day. Without the experience, they all echoed how they would not have had any idea of how their career pathway's next steps were going to be positively impacted and enhanced. The group was extremely appreciative of the experience and wanted to thank everyone concerned for being invited to such a pivot event.

Welcome to the Panthers' Lair!

River Valley students cut the red ribbon and celebrated the grand opening of the Panthers’ Lair Media Center. Dignitaries and guests were provided a tour of Slash Productions, the student-run TV and sound studios, Refreshments were provided by the student-run Cool Beans Cafe.
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