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 […]
Archive for July, 2014
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Get to know a little about Fisher Elementary physical education teacher Tara Raux in the Staff Spotlight.
Get to know a little about Central Valley student Jillian Dudin in the Student Spotlight.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]