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Archive for September, 2015

By September 28, 2015

HELP! CV risks loss of aid due to lack of household income forms

Form has nothing to do with free meals Although Central Valley provides free meals to all students who eat in Central Valley schools, the district risks losing a portion of its federal school aid because parents are not completing household income forms. The problem is tied to the school’s new free meals policy. “The form […]

By September 28, 2015

Help plot the course for Central Valley

The Central Valley Board of Education is seeking nominations for participants to serve on the district’s Strategic Planning teams for the 2016-17 school year. This community-wide effort will help reinvent the school district in order to provide students with an education that prepares them for today’s world and the challenges of tomorrow. Outside facilitators will assist developing a long-range […]

By September 28, 2015

Rumble of Thunder—Dr. Hughes

September 28, 2015 Help plot the course for Central Valley The Central Valley Board of Education has embarked on a Strategic Planning initiative for the 2016-17 school year and they would like to invite you to participate in the process. This community-wide effort will develop a long-range vision for our school district that establishes core […]

By September 25, 2015

BOE public hearing regarding district’s Internet Safety and Cyberbullying policy

At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the CVA Large Group Instruction room, the Central Valley School Board of Education will conduct a public hearing concerning the district’s current Internet Safety and Cyberbullying policy. The public hearing will precede the board’s regular meeting at 7 p.m. All residents are invited.

Meet student Braden Moreau
By September 24, 2015

Meet student Braden Moreau

Get to know a little about Barringer Road Elementary student Braden Moreau in the Student Spotlight.

Posted in: Spotlight
Meet CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak
By September 24, 2015

Meet CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak

Get to know a little about the new CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak in the Staff Spotlight.

Posted in: District, Spotlight
By September 17, 2015

CV’s future—improve student outcomes

Central Valley School District Board of Education President Steve Coupe and Superintendent Rich Hughes set the tone for the 2015-16 school-year in their presentation to district staff on Sept. 2. The message was clear and positive. The district is making dramatic changes in both curriculum and culture to improve student outcomes. Dr. Hughes clearly stated […]

By September 14, 2015

Jarvis students win when sharing the Jarvis motto

How do you promote the Jarvis Middle School’s character education program, the Jarvis Journey? You make it fun, of course! A student “caught” promoting the Jarvis Journey motto—“Be Respectful, Be Safe, Be Responsible” is issued a ticket for a chance to “Spin to Win!” Students redeem their tickets for a spin of the prize wheel in […]

By September 10, 2015

Rumble of Thunder – September 10, 2015

It’s hard to believe but we are officially into the 2015-16 school year.  As I drove around the last couple days and stopped into our schools, it was easy to see the excitement on the faces of our Thunder, as well as our staff.  There is nothing quite like the beginning of a new school […]

By September 4, 2015

All Central Valley students to receive free school meals

Beginning on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 8, Central Valley School District students will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students who eat at a Central Valley school. That’s right, every student. The district received notification midday on Friday, Sept. 4 that New York’s Child Nutrition Program had approved Central Valley’s application for the […]