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Archive for July, 2014

By July 28, 2014

Explore the world of nanoscience on August 20

On Wednesday, August 20, Herkimer BOCES will be lead a field trip for interested students and their parents to the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering in Albany. This is a collaborative effort between the Work Force Investment Board, Herkimer College and Herkimer BOCES. Participants will tour the college and meet with admissions and financial aid […]

Posted in: CVA, CVA Announcements
By July 23, 2014

CVA’s “Face Off” tests art skills

This year, Christina Korba’s studio art students put their creative talents to the test in the first annual CVA Face Off Competition. The competition began with an art assignment to create cardboard masks, creating face-altering forms that completely hid the artists’ faces. One student researching ideas discovered the Syfy Channel’s competition-elimination series, Face Off, in which professional makeup artists compete to […]

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By July 22, 2014

Herkimer archaeology site offers chance to continue learning

A well discovered near the former site of Fort Dayton in Herkimer has become a golden opportunity for history buffs to try their hands at real-life archaeology. A corps of 40 volunteers, including CVA Spanish teacher Diana Pett and CVA senior Dakotah Dunham and his father Scott Dunham, have been excavating the well’s contents and then screening the […]

By July 21, 2014

Central Valley to appoint Tutty as interim superintendent

Central Valley Board of Education members have announced they intend to appoint former Ilion Superintendent Gary Tutty as interim superintendent of Central Valley during a special meeting on Monday, July 28.  He will serve as Central Valley interim superintendent through the end of 2014. Tutty is an experienced school administration having served as superintendent of the Morris, […]

Posted in: Community News
Meet staff member Tara Raux
By July 21, 2014

Meet staff member Tara Raux

Get to know a little about Fisher Elementary physical education teacher Tara Raux in the Staff Spotlight.

Posted in: Spotlight
Meet Jarvis student Jillian Dudin
By July 21, 2014

Meet Jarvis student Jillian Dudin

Get to know a little about Central Valley student Jillian Dudin in the Student Spotlight.

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By July 17, 2014

Barringer Road honors military with musical tribute

Barringer Road fourth grade students showed their patriotic pride by performing a musical tribute to the veterans and military in our community. Students recited readings about the significance of Memorial Day and the fourth graders sang various numbers celebrating this country and all of the brave men and women that have sacrificed for our freedoms. The fourth grade recorder […]

By July 16, 2014

Staying fit with dance moves

Jarvis Middle School students stay fit participating in the new dance club that was formed this year.  Under the direction of Traci Pasquale students met after school dancing and working on a choreographed routine. The kids had a great time getting together to exercise and learn some new moves. Keeping physically fit doesn’t seem like work when you […]

By July 16, 2014

WonderWorks offers a great learning experience

Students in Mrs. Murphy’s class at Jarvis Middle School took a field trip to WonderWorks located at Destiny USA in Syracuse. WonderWorks provides a fun, interactive learning experience focusing on science, math, art and physical education. Mrs. Murphy said the students had a blast in the Bubble Lab, Mercury Capsule, Bed of Nails, Inversion Tunnel and many […]

By July 15, 2014

Jarvis students raise trout and release into Steele’s Creek

On May 21 Jarvis Middle School students traveled a few miles up the Ilion Gorge to release the trout raised through the Trout in the Classroom program into Steele’s Creek. Several classes took part in the Trout in the Classroom program during the school year raising the fingerling trout from eggs.  In November they received Brook Trout […]