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Meet student Jude Fajardo
By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Meet student Jude Fajardo

Hi! My name is Jude Gabriel P. Fajardo. I am in fourth grade at Barringer Road Elementary School in Mrs. Earl’s class.

Posted in: Spotlight
By March 30, 2014 Read More →

Go for zero waste lunch at CVA

Central Valley Academy will be sponsoring a Zero Waste Lunch Day on April 9 in order to begin the next step in recycling! For this event, students will be asked to bring lunches that include as many items as possible that can be eaten, recycled, or composted and as few items as possible that must […]

By March 20, 2014 Read More →

Students learn about foods in their soup

Some Barringer Road second grade students learned about foods we eat that come from farms in New York State—even right in our own backyard. Second grade student Danielle Almond was impressed to hear how many foods are grown in New York. Danielle commented, “You can find good foods on farms all over New York State.” […]

By March 18, 2014 Read More →

It’s “Book Madness” in Mrs. Rorick’s class

The second graders in Mrs. Rorick’s class at Fisher Elementary have begun “Book Madness”. To correlate with the NCAA Basketball Tournament and its famous “bracket”, the students will listen to 32 Caldecott Award winning books throughout the month of March and crown a champion on April 7th. Each day, the students will listen to two […]

By March 10, 2014 Read More →

Snowy with a chance of “Freezicles”

So what is a “freezicle” you might ask? A Barringer Road first grade student thought that a “freezicle” would be a really great name for freezing rain. This creative answer was sparked when local meteorologist, Bill Kardas, from WKTV came to visit Barringer Road first grade students as a culminating activity for their weather unit. […]

By March 10, 2014 Read More →

Jarvis presents “Sam White and the Seven Gnomies”

The Jarvis Middle School Drama Club will present two performances of “Sam White and the Seven Gnomies,” a modern music industry version of the famous fairy tale, complete with an evil record producer, undiscovered talent and helpful street people. The performances will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 6 and 7 p.m. The […]

Meet staff member Nicole Rocci
By March 4, 2014 Read More →

Meet staff member Nicole Rocci

Get to know a little about Central Valley Academy Social Worker Nicole Rocci in the Staff Spotlight.

Posted in: Spotlight
Meet student Bethany Feldman
By March 4, 2014 Read More →

Meet student Bethany Feldman

Hi! My name is Bethany Dianna Feldman. I am a seventh grade student at Jarvis Middle School.

Posted in: District, Spotlight
By February 18, 2014 Read More →

CVA Ski Club hits the slopes

Central Valley Academy has been hitting the slopes at Woods Valley with their new ski/snowboarding club since Winter Break. Physical Education teacher Jonna Costin has 48 students in grades 9-12 signed up for ski club. Every Wednesday 30-40 kids load a bus at CVA and head to Woods Valley to ski/snowboard from 4-9 p.m. The […]

By February 14, 2014 Read More →

PE classes take on a new winter sport

Elementary physical education classes have added something new to their program – the winter sport of snowshoeing! Students at Fisher and Barringer Road Elementary have been making the most of the winter weather as they learn the basics of snowshoeing. Since most of the students have never been on snowshoes, they are learning from square […]