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Archive for March, 2015

By March 30, 2015 Read More →

Central Valley unveils building plans

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 […]

Meet student Peter Fleming
By March 30, 2015 Read More →

Meet student Peter Fleming

Get to know a little about CVA student Peter Fleming in the Student Spotlight.

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Meet staff member Michael Farber
By March 30, 2015 Read More →

Meet staff member Michael Farber

Get to know a little about Jarvis MS teacher Michael Farber in the Staff Spotlight.

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By March 27, 2015 Read More →

Follow the CVA Hawaii Geology Trip 2015

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: […]

By March 24, 2015 Read More →

Presbyterian donation to fund elementary learning

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 […]

By March 19, 2015 Read More →

Stunt biker “pedals” reading and good character at Barringer

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 […]

By March 18, 2015 Read More →

Professional development is good for teachers, and students

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 […]

By March 18, 2015 Read More →

March Madness overtakes CVA Book Club

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 […]

Meet student Alyssa Baerman
By March 17, 2015 Read More →

Meet student Alyssa Baerman

Get to know a little about Barringer Road student Alyssa Baerman in the Student Spotlight.

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School budgets, politics and you
By March 16, 2015 Read More →

School budgets, politics and you

Following is a reprint of a Parent Today article. Central Valley School District encourages parents to sign up for Parent Today, a twice-monthly e-newsletter that provides tools and information to encourage parents to be even more engaged in their children’s education. To sign up for Parent Today, just click on the “Parent Today” icon on […]