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Archive for May, 2014

By May 27, 2014 Read More →

Floating museum brings WWII to life for CVA students

On Friday May 2, students in Roy Upson’s Military History II class and Nicholas Netti’s World War II class took a trip to visit the floating exhibits at Battleship Cove in Fall River, MA. The museum includes two restored WW II PT boats, the Cold War Era destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy, the Russian-made guided […]

By May 27, 2014 Read More →

CVA names Boys State and Girls State students

The Central Valley Academy and the Mohawk American Legion have named CVA’s representatives to the 2014 Girls State and Boys State programs. Junior Elizabeth Belfast will attend Girls State at SUNY Brockport and juniors Nicholas Bandel and Daren Lincourt will attend Boys State at SUNY Morrisville. The students were selected based on their academic achievement, leadership, […]

Meet staff members Mary Day and Marilyn Behe
By May 26, 2014 Read More →

Meet staff members Mary Day and Marilyn Behe

Get to know a little about Fisher Library staff members Mary Day and Marilyn Behe in the Staff Spotlight.

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Meet student Chloe Hammersmith
By May 26, 2014 Read More →

Meet student Chloe Hammersmith

Get to know a little about Barringer Road kindergarten student Chloe Hammersmith in the Student Spotlight.

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By May 25, 2014 Read More →

Fisher rededicates plaque honoring veterans

Fisher Elementary School rededicated a plaque honoring veterans at the school’s Memorial Day ceremony on Thursday, May 22. Special guests included Central Valley Assistant Superintendent Cindy Stocker, Town of German Flatts Supervisor Frank Spatto, Mohawk Village Clerk Judy Bray,  American Legion Post 25 Commander Richard Monahan, United States Air Force veteran Jane Coonradt,  Army veteran Larre […]

By May 21, 2014 Read More →

Threat of storms forces Barringer Memorial Day indoors, limits number of guests

Attention fourth grade parents and guardians! The threat of thunderstorms on Thursday, May 22 has forced Barringer Road Elementary School administration to move the schoolwide Memorial Day celebration from outdoors to the school’s gym. “We are making the change to keep all of our students safe. Unfortunately, our fourth graders—who will lead the activity—had been […]

By May 19, 2014 Read More →

History, bullying and the Holocaust

On Thursday, May 1, Holocaust survivor Helen Sperling shared her story with the entire CVA student body. Her tale was one of her life in Poland, her trials in Nazi prison camps and how her experiences compel her to speak out to help prevent similar horrors from happening today. “I’m Helen Sperling. I’m a Jew and […]

By May 15, 2014 Read More →

Chicks egg-spected in the classroom

What comes first? The chicken or the egg? Students in Mrs. Higgins’ and Mrs. Nowalk’s classes at Fisher Elementary find out during their chick hatching project. Students have an opportunity for a hands-on experience with hatching chicken eggs. Sarah Hardy, an aide at Fisher Elementary and an organic farmer with Organic Valley, set up an […]

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By May 15, 2014 Read More →

Sixth grade visits New York City

Jarvis Middle School students will be visiting three historic cities this spring; New York City, Boston, MA, and Philadelphia, PA. Sixth grade students were the first to travel to New York City on May 9. Students began their day at Liberty Science Center where they were able to explore a variety of exhibits ranging from solar […]

By May 13, 2014 Read More →

Outdoor Club takes on new adventures

Outdoor Adventure Club at Central Valley Academy kicked off their first year with great activities. Under the direction of  Outdoor Adventure Club Advisor Wendy Sanders, students participated in trips to the Catskill Mountains, Osceola Ski Center and Hamilton College.  Club members worked hard at fundraising making nearly enough money to cover the cost of all their […]