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Archive for October, 2015

By October 29, 2015

CV honors artists who displayed at NY school boards conference

Superintendent Rich Hughes, on behalf of the board of education, sent letters of recognition to three Central Valley students who showed their art at the 2015 New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) in New York City in mid October. Sixth grader Jordan Gibson, third grader Ashley Joseph and ninth grader Trinity Cook were among 184 students […]

By October 23, 2015

Digital legacy—Write your own future

We know the story. A snarky comment or angry post suddenly blows up. Someone grabs a screenshot and shares it to friends. Soon it is all over cyberspace for everyone to see—including parents, future employers or colleges. And with all of those reposts and retweets, it is everywhere on the Internet, making it almost impossible to undo. […]

Meet Jarvis Assistant Principal Aaron Carey
By October 22, 2015

Meet Jarvis Assistant Principal Aaron Carey

Get to know a little about our new Jarvis Middle School assistant principal.

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By October 22, 2015

Fisher Goes Pink

In what has become an annual tradition, Harry M. Fisher Elementary School went pink on Thursday, Oct. 15. Throughout the week, students and their families and school staff pitched in to raise more than $3,000 to support breast cancer research. One of the students’ highlights came on Thursday when each grade took a turn in the […]

By October 20, 2015

Jarvis to host FIRST® LEGO® League competition

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Central Valley’s Jarvis Middle School will host a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) competition. The event takes place 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Central Valley Academy. FLL challenges 9-14 year-old students to work together to research, strategize and present solutions to real-world challenges. The focal point of the competition is the robot challenge. Teams […]

By October 19, 2015

Taking a rational approach to head lice

Young students close together indoors invariably leads to colds, the flu and sometimes…head lice. “At some point every year, the school nurse informs us that she has discovered a child with head lice,” said Barringer Road Elementary Principal Jeremy Rich. With that discovery, he said Central Valley schools and their nurses immediately follow the district’s […]

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By October 14, 2015

Central Valley launches MySchoolBucks

Central Valley School District families now have a new way to pay for school cafeteria purchases. MySchoolBucks is an online service through which parents can access their students’ cafeteria accounts and make payments to those accounts with a credit card (MasterCard, Visa or Discover) or E-Check. Even if families choose not to pay online, they can […]

By October 14, 2015

Rumble of Thunder – October 13, 2015

As many of you may know by the reporting from various news outlets, a group of Central Valley students were found to have used cocaine on school premises. As mentioned on WIBX during my appearance this morning, the drug use occurred on a bus on the way to an athletic contest. Thankfully, others stepped forward […]

By October 13, 2015

Be a part of our future

Time is running out to volunteer for the district’s strategic planning committees. “This is anyone’s chance to play a role in setting the course for the district,” said Superintendent Rich Hughes. “Without community and staff input, those decisions will be made by the board of education and myself. People must be ready step up or […]

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By October 13, 2015

Rumble of Thunder – September 28, 2015

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 […]