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Archive for May, 2014

By May 6, 2014

Honor your senior with a lasting message—in brick

The Central Valley School District Foundation is offering students, family, alumni and friends the opportunity to recognize a graduating senior with an engraved brick. You can pay tribute to your graduating senior and mark the milestone of being the first graduating class from CVA with an engraved brick. Or leave a message to future generations […]

By May 6, 2014

Jarvis turns 300 lbs. of cafeteria trash into just 11 lbs.

That’s right! In celebration of Earth Day on Monday, May 5, students in Karen Casler’s seventh grade classes helped Jarvis students reduce the day’s cafeteria trash by 94 percent.  It was all part of the Jarvis Zero Waste Lunch Day. Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority’s School Recycling Coordinator Jamie Tuttle helped organize the event, providing literature and […]

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

CVA senior tackles Spine Poetry

Have you ever noticed that you can craft sentences by combining book titles? And did you know that there is actually a name for process? It’s called Spine Poetry. In recognition of National Poetry month and at the suggestion of CVA Librarian Steve Inzer, senior Dani Engert tried her hand at Spine Poetry. Combining only […]

By May 2, 2014

Do the earth a favor at Jarvis Zero Waste Lunch Day

Everyday, the Jarvis cafeteria generates 300 pounds of waste. That’s 27 tons per year going to the landfill! Mrs. Casler’s seventh grade science class has decided to do something about that. Working with the Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority, the students have organized Zero Waste Lunch Day at Jarvis on Earth Day 2014—Monday, May 5. Mrs. […]

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 2, 2014

Fisher students get their Seuss on

Kindergarten students at Fisher Elementary got their Seuss on as they wrapped up a fun month of Reading and Everything Dr. Seuss! Throughout the month of March, students enjoyed many different activities in their classrooms related to the works of Theodore Giesel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss. They did everything from tasting green eggs and […]

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 […]