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By April 27, 2017 Read More →

Mar. 29, 2017 BOE Regular Meeting minutes – approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Special Meeting March 29, 2017     7:03 p.m.   – APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Daniel LaLonde at 7:03 p.m. in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy.  The NNDCC Color Guard opened the evening with a Presentation of Colors and led […]

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By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Deveans named AAPSAlutely Amazing Educator

Central Valley Academy teacher assistant Lori Deveans is the ADHD & Autism Psychological Services and Advocacy (AAPSA) 2017 “AAPSAlutely Amazing Educator.” The award recognizes Mrs. Deveans for significantly and positively impacting the lives of students with developmental disabilities. AAPSA gives the award in concert with Autism Awareness Month in April. Mrs. Deveans received a $500 gift card and an award […]

By April 24, 2017 Read More →

Three vie for two BOE spots

Three residents are running as candidates for two open seats on the Central Valley Board of Education. Running (in order as they will appear on the ballot) are Kelly Rowland, Travis Costin and Patrick Doherty. The two top vote-getters will replace incumbents Walt Mr. Roginski and Matthew Shedd who are not seeking re-election. The election will be concurrently with the annual budget […]

By April 21, 2017 Read More →

Rumble of Thunder—A day as an eighth grader

April 17, 2017 Jarvis Middle School Student for a day It’s been a while since my last blog post as I try to document many of the great things going on at Central Valley on my twitter account, @CVThunderSuper A couple weeks ago I had the opportunity to live the life of a typical 8 th grade […]

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April 26, 2017 Board of Education Regular Meeting

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26, 2017 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. AGENDA CHANGES PRESENTATIONS •  Fast Fit Curriculum – Move to 5/24/17 Regular Meeting CONSENT A. (e) Substitute Appointment: Brett Fresco, Substitute Building Cleaner, Effective […]

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By April 13, 2017 Read More →

Juby commits to Daemen College

On Thursday, Apr. 13, CVA Senior Danielle Juby signed her NCAA Letter of Intent to attend Daemen College in Amherst, NY. Danielle will attend on a partial track scholarship. Danielle holds the current Central Valley girls track records in the 100-m, 200-m, and long jump. She is also a member of the record-holding 4 x 100-m […]

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By April 10, 2017 Read More →

CVA readers and writers meet best-selling author Sarah Maas

On Thursday, Apr. 6, CVA students traveled to the Kirkland Town Library in Clinton to meet New York Time best-selling author Sarah Maas. Thirteen members of the Book Club and Writing Club, as well as a few Sarah Maas fans spent two hours listening, asking questions, and getting books signed by the author. Ms. Maas wrote the Throne […]

By April 6, 2017 Read More →

Geology Club to chronicle Hawaii trip

When the CVA Geology Club travels to Hawaii April 11-22, students will share their experiences via a blog. Follow their adventures here. Read below as club adviser and CVA science teacher Kirsten Benson introduces the trip:   The Hawaii Course is designed as an opportunity for our students to observe the world around them, and […]

By April 4, 2017 Read More →

Key Club to donate to shelters

The CVA Key Club will be making a donation to men’s and women’s shelters in Utica and to Catholic Charities. The group had initially sought donations to hold a community giveaway on Apr. 8. Key Club adviser Shelley McCarthy said that they simply did not get enough donations to hold that event. Instead they will donate all […]

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By April 4, 2017 Read More →

NY budget extender creates fiscal uncertainty

Imagine having to make financial decisions without knowing your income. That is where Central Valley leaders find themselves. After the governor and New York State Legislature failed to reach an agreement on a state budget by the April 1 deadline, they enacted a “budget extender.” This extender keeps state spending at current levels through May 31 […]