Golden Valley News

Hello Golden Valley Tahoe Families,

We hope that you have had some time to digest the news of the school closure and start making contingency plans for the daytime care of your children in the upcoming weeks (GVTS will be closed to students from March 16 – April 20).  Golden Valley will be in communication with you as we receive further updates from the districts and state.  

Please keep in mind that a school closure is done as a last resort and solely out of necessity.  (Both Placer and Sacramento County have canceled school for all districts.)  Here are some things to keep in mind while we navigate this new territory.  

  • Practice every day preventative measures to stay healthy.
  • Know the signs and symptoms of COVID-19.  
  • If you or your child is sick, contact your physician and follow their advice.
  • If you, a family member, or your child is diagnosed with COVID-19 by a physician, contact the Central Office.
  • Practice social distancing as much as you are able.
  • Meetings are planned for staff Monday morning to address continuing to deliver a quality education to your children.  
  • Stay calm.   The newness of the situation makes this scary but we’re going to get through it.  
  • Golden Valley has made this decision because we care about your children, you, and the greater community.  

Be Well,

Caleb Buckley, EdD
Executive Director

 Join us at the Community Arts Center for a free lecture by author and outdoor educator, David Sobel.


Tahoe School held a beautiful Festival of Courage wherein every child had a parent watching as he or she met "the Great Knight" and pledged an individual  promise to serve all of humanity and the earth. We walked through the woods and came upon the "testing ground" where the Great Knight stood and beside him three hoops of Gold, Copper, and Silver... the children threw their shooting stars through the hoops just after making their promise...

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