Mary Alice Reporting – Indian Valley Local Schools are already back in session for the 2023-24 school term.

Students returned August 16th and 17th with the district continuing their focus of academics and graduation success

Superintendent Ira Wentworth says that, over the summer months, they saw several capital improvement projects, including new asphalt.

“Our gravel parking lot at our stadium has now been blacktopped, the parking lot at Port Washington and Midvale Elementary, and then at our Kelly Field, in Midvale, we have resurfaced that track as a walking track.”

One of the biggest changes, Wentworth explains, is the addition of three new programs, two at the high school level to potential help a student find a career path.

“A business program, so we’ll have a business foundations course, a marketing course, and then we’ll really tailor that into supply chain and logistics. The second one is we’ll be offering as a class, multi-media productions. Third one, at the elementary level, we’re bringing back cursive writing.”

As part of the district educational plan, Indian Valley has a goal of addressing kindergarten through 6th grade speech and language disabilities, which is based upon an upward trend of students entering school with difficulties in these areas and teachers will complete training on multi-sensory learning.

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