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Archive for June, 2016

By June 29, 2016 Read More →

Hall of Fame honors exceptional alumni

The Central Valley CSD Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who served the Mohawk, Ilion, and Central Valley school districts, those who served community, and those who distinguished themselves in their careers. The Hall of Fame inducted its first honorees in March 2017 and continues this fine tradition each year. The Hall of Fame committee, made […]

Meet student Amy Castle
By June 27, 2016 Read More →

Meet student Amy Castle

Get to know a little about CVA Sophomore Amy Castle in the Student Spotlight.

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Meet staff member Jennie Tofani
By June 27, 2016 Read More →

Meet staff member Jennie Tofani

Get to know a little about Jarvis teacher Jennie Tofani in the Staff Spotlight.

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By June 22, 2016 Read More →

Per state, colleges must charge for College Now credits

Beginning with the fall 2016 semester, Central Valley students taking College Now courses will pay $53 per credit or $159 per three-credit course. For the past two years, College Now courses through Herkimer County Community College were free to students, but a review of New York State Education Law determined community colleges must charge for concurrent enrollment courses. The […]

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By June 21, 2016 Read More →

Stop the ‘summer slide’ with i-Ready

Students are at risk of losing some of what they learned throughout the school year over the summer months. Students in grades K-8 will have i-Ready available to work on ELA and math skills during break in hopes to reduce summer learning loss. i-Ready is a diagnostic and instruction tool that provides data-driven insights that classroom teachers and […]

By June 17, 2016 Read More →

Mott Marathon proceeds top $10,000

On Friday, June 17, CVA English teacher Jim Mott presented the proceeds of the 2016 Mott Marathon “Jack’s Day” to Melanie Francis, Community Manager for the the American Cancer Society. This year’s total was $10,034.32. The 2016 marathon featured the most senior runners, the most money raised, and the first time alumni and staff were […]

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By June 16, 2016 Read More →

Fisher second grade tackles “The Amazing Race”

Second grade teacher Angela Rorick is a huge fan of the show and wanted the second graders to share in the fun and excitement—and learn at the same time. “The Amazing Race” is a reality television game show in which 11 two-person teams race in multiple legs around the world. Teams receive clues that lead […]

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By June 14, 2016 Read More →

A new tradition as CVA teachers applaud retirees

At the end of the school day on Monday, June 13, CVA faculty kicked off a new tradition to honor their retiring fellow teachers during the retirees’ last teaching periods. The plan was simple according to CVA media specialist Steve Inzer who helped organize the event. “Any teacher with a free period was asked to gather outside […]

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By June 10, 2016 Read More →

CVA bakers top Cupcake Wars

Kathy Nasypany’s CVA Baking Classes squared off on Friday, June 10 for the 2016 CVA Cupcake Wars. “We had a lot of really good entries this year,” said Mrs. Nasypany. The guest judges selected one winner from the fourth and eighth period baking classes. From the fourth period, they crowned a stunning sunflower cupcake flavored with […]

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By June 10, 2016 Read More →

Tenth Annual Mott Marathon results

The 10th Annual Mott Marathon “Jack’s Day” boasted the largest field of runners in the event’s history. In addition to 47 seniors who ultimately stepped to the starting line, alumni and school staff ran as individuals and relay teams. All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Race for a Cure in Jack […]