By December 15, 2017 Read More →

An introductory message from Mr. Rich

“Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.” At last night’s BOE meeting, the Board acted on Dr. Hughes’s recommendation to name me the Assistant Superintendent.  Following the action, Dr. Hughes submitted his resignation for the end of the business day Friday, December 15th and the Board followed […]

Central Valley BOE names Jeremy Rich acting superintendent
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

Central Valley BOE names Jeremy Rich acting superintendent

At its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, the Central Valley Central School District Board of Education named Jeremy Rich as acting superintendent. The board action followed current superintendent Dr. Rich Hughes’ decision to leave Central Valley to accept a job as superintendent of the Frontier Central School District. The board accepted Dr. Hughes’ recommendation […]

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Catholic Charities graduates 17 new CVA peer mediators

Congratulations to Trinity Cook, Madelyn Engel, Rebecca Harrigan, Sophie Hyde, Gabrielle Kelly, Kim Knapp, Andrea Maltais, Jack Mitchell, Madison Morey, Charity Plows, Lexi Priola, Angelina Roberts, Abigail Ruggiero, Mercedes Sassone, Claire Schoff, Jack Seaman, and Jessica Ward for completing the Catholic Charities Peace Treaty Peer Mediation Training program. They join last year’s program graduates Richard Brewer, […]

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By December 14, 2017 Read More →

Jarvis announces first quarter honor roll

Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School announces Honor Roll recipients for the first quarter of the 2017-18 school year. Grades to achieve Honor Roll are as follows: Principal’s Honor Roll: 95-100 High Honor Roll: 90-94.9 Honor Roll: 85-89.99 Fifth Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Riley Bacon, Molly  Canipe, Zoe  Craig, Gregory  Durant, Molly Herringshaw, Logan Hewitt, Christopher […]

By December 14, 2017 Read More →

A farewell message from Dr. Hughes

December 14, 2017 “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates As we all know, change can be difficult. As humans, we are conditioned to fight or flight when confronted by danger. For many, this can include the uncomfortableness, fear or anxiety […]

By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Herkimer BOCES names 25 CVA students to CTE honor roll

  Herkimer BOCES has proudly announced its first quarter honor roll recipients. Congratulations to our CVA students who earned the honor: Honor Roll (90-94) Jerry Barker (12) Welding & Metal Fabrication 2: 90 Jonathon Becker (11) Outdoor Power Equipment 1: 91 Kyle Brewer (11) Heavy Equipment 1: 92 Riley Brewer (11) Conservation 1: 93 Katelyn Chmiel-Reap (11) Health Sciences & Careers 1: 93 Emily Green (11) Health Sciences & […]

By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Winter’s here – take extra precautions

With the arrival of winter weather comes the need to take extra precautions against the cold, snow and wintry weather. Although school staff works hard to keep Central Valley’s building and grounds safe for all students, staff, and visitors, everyone is reminded to take steps to ensure personal safety and the safety of others: Wear […]

By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Give a Thunder gift this holiday

Looking for a great holiday gift idea? Check out the CVA Thunder Bookstore’s Thunder gifts! Students are selling them, but parents can contact Lori Slaughter ( or Sarah Seamon ( directly with orders. T-shirts – short sleeve $15 Youth XS, S, M, L, XL Ladies S, M, L, XL Adult S, M, L, XL T-shirts […]

By December 9, 2017 Read More →

Statement from the board of education

The Board of Education of the Central Valley School District would like to address certain allegations contained in recent Facebook posts relating to the School District and a student injury, which were posted by a parent of that student. The safety of students and staff is of paramount importance for the Board of Education. Further, […]

By December 4, 2017 Read More →

Two CVA Thunder earn honors

Sophomore Gabriella Cruz and senior Kaylee Miller were each honored for exceptional accomplishments outside the regular classroom. Gabriella received an Award for Excellence following her successful completion of the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Boston, MA. Each year, the congress honors and awards high-achieving students dedicated to medicine or STEM. This year she watched […]