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Archive for December, 2014

By December 30, 2014

Freedom of Information

Does the district have a policy concerning public access to information? Yes, in accordance with the federal Freedom of Information Act, Community Relations Policy 1100.1 details the district policy regarding public access to records. Where can I find information related to the school? Central Valley Central School attempts to make all relevant information publicly available to parents, […]

By December 29, 2014

Barringer celebrates the season

December was a busy month at Barringer Road Elementary. Santa and Mrs. Claus visited, courtesy of the Ilion Fire Department. Everyone bundled up and headed outside as the Claus family came riding on a bright red fire truck. Students and staff held two drives—food items for the Ilion Food Pantry and food, toys and supplies […]

By December 23, 2014

CVA celebrates the season

The final days before the holiday break were filled with activity at Central Valley Academy. Student Council sponsored a faculty family holiday party complete with music by the CVA Select Chorus, refreshments and a visit from Santa. Student Council also delivered 51 Cheer Baskets to shut-ins in Mohawk and Ilion. Faculty and staff also celebrated […]

By December 23, 2014

Taking a clearer look at the night sky

Things were looking up at Central Valley’s elementary schools in late December. Actually, it was the students who were looking up—looking up at the stars, thanks to a visit from the OHM BOCES Portable Planetarium. The planetarium made a stop at Fisher Elementary on Thursday, Dec. 18 and then at Barringer Road Elementary on Friday, Dec. […]

By December 22, 2014

First graders share holiday music

It is an exciting time to be in first grade because of all the new things that reading can allow you to do. Some of the things that reading allows us to do in music is to follow notes and the lyrics to a song. Barringer Road first grade students have been working very hard on […]

Meet staff member Karen Fogerty
By December 22, 2014

Meet staff member Karen Fogerty

Get to know a little about Barringer Road Elementary teacher Karen Fogerty in the Staff Spotlight.

Posted in: Spotlight
Meet student Jazper Polidori
By December 22, 2014

Meet student Jazper Polidori

Get to know a little about Jarvis Middle School student Jazper Polidori in the Student Spotlight.

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By December 16, 2014

CVA blood drive hits goal

Once again, CVA students and staff members literally rolled up their sleeves for the school’s December blood drive. A total of 39 students and staff members donated 38 single red units and 1 double red unit for a total of 40 units. The New York-Penn Region of the Red Cross had set a goal of […]

By December 15, 2014

CVA conducts lockdown and sweep

On December 15, 2014 between 8:06 and 8:50 a.m., Central Valley Academy students were placed on lockdown. A drug sweep was scheduled by CVA Administration and members of the Village of Ilion Police Department assisted by the New York State Police K-9 Units. Classes were not disrupted and students remained in their classroom. The K-9 […]

Posted in: CVA, CVA Announcements
By December 9, 2014

Magician carries anti-drug message at Jarvis

On Monday, Dec. 8, Jarvis Middle School took on the fight against drug use with humor and wonder as Karvell the Magician shared his “there is no magic in drugs” message with the school’s fifth graders. For 45 minutes, Karvell delighted the students with magic tricks and jokes carefully blended with warnings of the risks of using drug. “He also […]