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Archive for May, 2014

By May 27, 2014

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, […]

By May 21, 2014

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

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 13, 2014

CVA now boasts two Master Teachers

On April 14, CVA teachers Krista Harwick and Jakob Lutke were named two of the state’s newest 215 Master Teachers. “That’s an impressive achievement when you realize there are only 319 Master Teachers in all of New York’s almost 700 school districts—and Central Valley has two,” said Superintendent Cosimo Tangorra. The New York State Master Teacher Program selects […]

By May 8, 2014

Grand March begins at 3:30 on May 10

Central Valley Academy will hold it’s first junior prom Grand March from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 10 in the CVA gymnasium. Family and friends will have the chance to see prom-goers dressed in the finest and have a chance for photos before the students head of to prom.

By May 8, 2014

First CVA Junior Prom set for May 10

Central Valley Academy will celebrate its first Junior Prom, “Vintage Elegance,” on Saturday, May 10. Festivities begin with the Grand March 3:30-5 p.m. in the CVA gymnasium. Following Grand March, prom goers will caravan to The Farmer’s Museum in Cooperstown for pre-prom activities. Students will be able to ride the museum’s vintage carousel and enjoy […]

By May 6, 2014

Get two for the price of one at Jarvis Book Fair

Who can miss out on a sale? Nothing better than getting two books for the price of one! Scholastic provides books for different reading levels and interests – both fiction and non-fiction. Your child will enjoy browsing and choosing new books at the Jarvis Middle School Scholastic Buy One Get One Free Book Fair. The book fair […]

By May 2, 2014

Varsity athletic awards recognition on May 27

The Central Valley Athletic Department will host its first Annual Athletic Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 27 in the Central Valley Academy Auditorium. All boy and girl varsity athletes will receive letters, sport specific pins, certificates along with recognition of individual awards. Please join us for refreshments outside the auditorium at 5:30 p.m. followed by the awards […]

By May 1, 2014

Boston, Philly, NYC field trips full

This spring’s Jarvis Middle School grades 5-8 field trips are now full. To help with planning and reservations, students were required to bring in a deposit last fall  to secure their spots. Jarvis administrators allowed a few late registrants, but Principal Melissa Hoskey said all slots are currently filled. Parents with specific questions may contact […]