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Archive for August, 2016

By August 30, 2016

U.S. Marines prepare Thunder for football season and life

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Thunder football practice took a different twist as Head Coach Jon Cole and staff stepped aside and let the U.S. Marine Corps take over. Maj. Mastin Robeson, Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station Albany and his team of nine regional Marine recruiters put the football team through an intense three-hour leadership seminar. The seminar focused heavily on respect, […]

By August 29, 2016

Rumble of Thunder—a busy summer getting ready for fall

 August 29, 2016 I hope everyone has had an enjoyable summer. While the weather has been hot recently, I’m sure many of us would rather have the sun and heat over cold and snow. Often the perception is that summer is a quiet time at our schools.  That couldn’t be further from the truth. This […]

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Meet student Brandyn Clark
By August 26, 2016

Meet student Brandyn Clark

Get to know a little about Fisher student Brandyn Clark in the Student Spotlight.

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Meet staff member Christine Ruff
By August 26, 2016

Meet staff member Christine Ruff

Get to know a little about CVA teacher Christine Ruff in the Staff Spotlight.

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By August 24, 2016

Barringer Road Breakfast Menu

All students eating in Central Valley School District buildings receive free meals. Students must choose 3 items to make a complete breakfast: fruit, grain, milk Milk (1% white or fat-free) is served w/each meal. Additional milk is $.50. Menus are subject to change. Wednesday, May 1 Mini Waffles Or Assorted Cereal w/Toast Applesauce Milk Thursday, […]

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By August 22, 2016

CVA’s Cipriano weaves literature, science and social issues together at summer institute

Ask CVA students where they would expect to find their English teacher Lyn Cipriano over the summer. One answer you would not hear is, “Dissecting squid in California.” But that is just one of the many things Mrs. Cipriano did this summer as part of the 2016 National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars program held at […]

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By August 15, 2016

CVA hosts 4th soccer camp

More than 60 campers, ages 5-14, turned out for the fourth CVA summer soccer camp held Aug. 8-11 on Lower Tolpa Field in Mohawk. Area coaches and current area players led four days of skill building and fun. The first three days were dedicated to practicing and developing ball handling and team skills. Thursday night […]

Meet staff member Nancie Cooney
By August 12, 2016

Meet staff member Nancie Cooney

Get to know a little about Central Valley Art teacher Nancie Cooney in the Staff Spotlight.

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Meet student Landon LaFountain
By August 12, 2016

Meet student Landon LaFountain

Get to know a little about Central Valley student Landon LaFountain in the Student Spotlight.

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By August 11, 2016

BOE moves forward with staggered start times

On a 7-0 vote at its regular August 10 meeting, the Central Valley School District Board of Education approved the transportation committee’s recommendation to adopt a staggered school start schedule beginning September 2016. The school schedules will be: Jarvis Middle School — 7:35 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Central Valley Academy — 7:40 a.m.-2:09 p.m. Barringer Road and Fisher Elementary […]