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 […]
Archive for May, 2014
Get to know a little bit about Barringer Road kindergarten teacher LouAnn Garrision in the Staff Spotlight.
Get to know a little about Jarvis Middle School Student Shivam Patel in the Student Spotlight.
Getting together for mother and son quality time is priceless, especially when you add music, art, breakfast and more! On Saturday, April 26, 2014 Fisher Elementary PTO offered the first mother & son “Donuts & Doodling” event. The event included breakfast, photo booths, a doodling station, elementary art trivia, and a middle school Art Show. […]
When Fisher Elementary kicked off its 2014 “Jump Rope for Heart” campaign in March, no one could have anticipated the extent of the community’s generosity—an incredible $14,133 in donations for heart disease research and education. As of May 8, that total is tops among 300 schools across 13 counties in Central New York. “I still […]
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.
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 […]
It has been a crazy year for Central Valley Academy Principal Renee Rudd. Just six months after the merger vote that joined Mohawk and Ilion central schools, she had to open the doors of a school building still under renovation to a newly combined student body taught by a blended faculty. The magnitude of that […]
When we think of high school sports, we tend to think of interscholastic sports such as football or volleyball. Although those sports are an important part of a well-rounded high school experience (more than half of CVA students play at least one interscholastic sport), few will go on to play in college and even fewer […]