At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 25, the Central Valley Board of Education voted to move forward with a $73.6 million building renovation and improvement project. District voters will vote on the proposed plan and the district budget on May 19, 2015. Tackling a big problem Superintendent Rich Hughes acknowledges “Why?” will be the community’s biggest […]
Archive for March, 2015
Get to know a little about CVA student Peter Fleming in the Student Spotlight.
Get to know a little about Jarvis MS teacher Michael Farber in the Staff Spotlight.
Follow the CVA Geology Club’s 2015 trip to Hawaii. As a requirement of the trip, students will post each day to share why they travel, what they do and what they learn. (Read it from the bottom up – we’re adding new posts to the top of the page each day.) Days 11 and 12: […]
On Monday, March 16, 2015 the First Presbyterian Church presented Central Valley’s elementary schools with a generous check toward the purchase of books and other educational materials for the libraries. Church Elder Robert Robertson is a member of the First Presbyterian’s Mission, Interpretation and Stewardship Committee. He said his committee seeks out opportunities to use church funds to continue the […]
The Fisher PTO Spring Carnival held on Saturday, Mar. 21 was a great success. Fisher families and friends spent the afternoon enjoying themselves during this fun family time. Hundreds came out to enjoy games such as the duck pond pick, TP toss, Plinko, penny pitch, football throw, ring toss, skeet ball, mini golf and more. Kids enjoyed snacking on […]
On Friday, Mar. 13, former World Bicycle Stunt Champion Chris Poulos wowed Barringer Road students with amazing stunts and funny stories from his childhood and years as a stunt bike rider. More than entertaining, Chris shared a character education message that focused on: Bullying & Cyberbullying Making & Keeping Friends Treating Others With Respect Overall Kindness […]
Central Valley parents look at the district calendar and see a Superintendent’s Conference Day or learn their child’s teacher is out of the classroom attending some conference. Understandably, they wonder if this is the best use of school time. After all, days off can disrupt child care and work schedules. And students perform best with a highly qualified teacher at the front of […]
How do choose a favorite book? Do you stare at a list and pick? And how would you choose a book club’s favorite? Does everyone cast a ballot? At the CVA Book Club’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 17, CVA librarian and club advisor Steve Inzer was determined to make this a literary version of March […]