Thirty-two Barringer Road fourth grade students earn their black belt, not in martial arts, in Recorder Karate. The Recorder Karate Black Belt is earned by working through nine different songs from a text called Recorder Karate. Each song has another element of music reading skills and new note(s) that the student needs to master in order to move […]
Archive for April, 2015
Central Valley School District is one of 131 school districts and BOCES in New York to receive the Utica National Insurance Group’s 2015 School Safety Excellence Award. Each year, the company recognizes school districts for their efforts as they work to help keep students, staff and visitors safe. Central Valley Athletics and Facilities Director James Humphrey accepted the award […]
Get to know a little about Barringer Road Elementary teacher Gemma Siringo in the Staff Spotlight.
Get to know a little about Jarvis Middle School student Vinny Bastien II in the Student Spotlight.
Let’s test your music knowledge. Can you answer any of the following questions? In Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, the French horns played which character in the story? The wolf The recorder, flute, and clarinet are members of this instrument family? Woodwind When reading rhythms in music class, the notes that look like headphones say………….? […]
When three teams of Jarvis Middle School sixth graders traveled to Schenectady to compete in the Apr. 18 KidWind Challenge at the GE Renewable Energy Headquarters, they never dreamed that one team would return home with a second-place finish. With that success, the team of Lily Hall, Lauren Grabski, Hannah Morey, Dyani Fuentes, Emma La […]
Fisher Elementary students participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Jump Rope for Heart initiative the month of March. Students collected donations, learned more about the American Heart Association, heart disease, prevention, and how cardiovascular activities can help you stay healthy. They jumped all month long in physical education class, even learning a few jump rope tricks. […]
Just prior to Spring recess, about 45 members of Jarvis’ National Junior Honor Society traveled to the Central Valley’s prekindergarten classes for a time of mentoring and fun. The middle schoolers led craft projects, read to the younger students, played Simon Says and even escorted the Easter Bunny as he passed out treats. The visit was […]