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Archive for March, 2014

Meet staff member Sarah Hardy
By March 31, 2014 Read More →

Meet staff member Sarah Hardy

Hi! I am Sarah Hardy a K-3 teacher aide at Fisher Elementary. I started working in Mohawk School District in 2012.

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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.

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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 21, 2014 Read More →

Alumnus establishes scholarship honoring principal

Duane Prosser, IHS ’37 has generously given back to Central Valley School, establishing an annual $1,000 scholarship to be given to a student who intends to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math). The scholarship, which honors  former high school principal John Guy Prindle, is funded by Prosser’s $25,000 donation. Mr. Prosser, who now lives in Punta […]

By March 21, 2014 Read More →

Meet the Central Valley Central School District Foundation

The Central Valley Central School District Foundation (a.k.a. The Foundation)  is a 501.C.3, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to enhance the educational opportunities for all the students of the Central Valley School District. The Foundation has its origins in the former Ilion Central School District Foundation established in 1995. It transitioned with the 2013 merger […]

Posted in: Community, District, News
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 →

CVA artists compete at Herkimer College’s Cogar Gallery

Five Central Valley Academy artists have been invited to display their works in the 33rd Annual Congressional Institute Art Competition at Herkimer College. Works by senior Joleen Smith, sophomore Elizabeth Gazcon-Chesbro and freshmen Dakota Mae Davis, Jordan Roberts and Nicole Pickett are on display at the college’s Cogar Art Gallery Mar. 10-28. The artists, their parents […]

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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 13, 2014 Read More →

Annual Fire Inspection

Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2018-19 of the school buildings of Central Valley School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available at the office of the Director of Athletics and Buildings & Grounds at 111 Frederick St., Ilion, […]

By March 12, 2014 Read More →

Jazz ensemble members session with sax artist

  On Tuesday, Dec. 3, eight select members of the CVA Jazz Ensemble participated in a day-long, jazz improvisation workshop led by area saxophonist Monk Rowe. Aaron Barnett, alto saxophone; Juilana Joyce, alto saxophone; Eric Waite, tenor saxophone; William Paddock, trumpet; Nick Higgins, trumpet; Alex Marro, trombone; and Chris Molloy, mallets joined Rowe for the session at Herkimer High School. […]