By March 20, 2017 Read More →

Board of Education nominating petitions available

Candidate nominating petitions are currently available for individuals interested in serving on the Board of Education. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 16, the same day as the school budget vote. Those interested in running may pick up a petition from District Clerk Marsha Griffith 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., weekdays at the District Offices, […]

By March 20, 2017 Read More →

School drills keep our students safe

If it seems like Central Valley devotes a lot of effort to school drills—we do. And it is all with the simple mission of keeping our students safe. Over the course of a year, New York requires schools to hold at least 12 safety drills. Eight are evacuation drills such as fire drills and early […]

By March 17, 2017 Read More →

Central Valley sets PreK and K registration dates

Central Valley School District will register prekindergarten and kindergarten students for the 2017-18 school year beginning in March. Registration takes place at the District Registrar’s Office, Central Valley Academy, 111 Frederick St., Ilion. Parents are encouraged to call for an appointment to minimize wait times. Registration dates are determined by a child’s last name. Please […]

By March 17, 2017 Read More →

Sophomores explore career options

On Thursday, Mar 16, some CVA sophomores had a chance to look more closely at career options. The students toured Utica Zoo, Bassett Healthcare, WKTV and Herkimer Working Solutions through the Herkimer BOCES School to Career program. The CVA guidance staff offered all sophomores the opportunity to tour a business related to their career field […]

By March 17, 2017 Read More →

Strap on your running shoes for the 11th Mott Marathon

A record 57 CVA seniors have signed up for “CVA vs. Cancer,” the 11th running of the Annual Mott Marathon on Thursday, June 8 at 3 p.m. at the Central Valley Academy track. The annual rite challenges CVA seniors and alumni to run 26.2 miles and raise money for the event charity. This year, all proceeds will go to the […]

By March 16, 2017 Read More →

See the Thunder art on exhibit at Bassett Healthcare

Come celebrate Thunder art and National Youth Art Month at the The Herkimer County Art Educators and Bassett Healthcare 2017 Youth Art Month Exhibit. This county-wide exhibit will be on view, at Bassett Healthcare, Herkimer through Mar. 31. There will be an artist reception on Tuesday, Mar. 14, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. (changed to Wednesday, Mar. 22 […]

By March 15, 2017 Read More →

Jarvis Learning Fair postponed

The Jarvis Learning Fair scheduled for Thursday, Mar. 16 has been postponed until further notice. Organizer Laurie Scharett said students and staff lost two critical preparation days to the weather. Watch our website, Facebook and Twitter for the new date.

By March 15, 2017 Read More →

Friday, March 17 will be regular school day

Winter weather finally caught up with the Central Valley CSD calendar. We have used all our allotted emergency days. To meet New York requirements for instructional days, we need to take back scheduled days off. We weighed the options and decided to make this Friday’s Superintendent’s Conference Day a regular school day. All students and staff […]

By March 10, 2017 Read More →

American Legion presents CVA with Constitution copy

Phil Seybert, American Legion Zone 4 Chairman, Department of New York stopped in to present CVA principal Dick Keeler with a framed copy of the U.S. Constitution in appreciation for the school’s ongoing support of the Legion’s High School Oratorical Scholarship program. Each year CVA hosts the area contest in which challenges students to speak […]

By March 9, 2017 Read More →

See Personalized Learning at work at Jarvis

With help from Capital Region BOCES Communications videographer Justin Cortese, we are able to give you a look at Personalized Learning at Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School. We spoke to three teachers and several students who have been actively a part of Personalized Learning. We had tons of great stories and video footage, but had […]