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Archive for December, 2016

By December 23, 2016

CVA Student Council spreads holiday cheer

For the fourth straight year, the Central Valley Academy Student Council took time out from regular classwork to share a little happiness at the holidays. On Thursday, Dec. 22, 21 Student Council members and advisers Jon Cole and Bill Obernesser visited 50 elderly Mohawk and Ilion residents delivering gifts bags of food. The Herkimer County […]

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By December 23, 2016

Rumble of Thunder – Looking forward and back

December 23, 2016 Happy Holidays one and all! As you read this, students and staff alike will be about to take a much deserved break for the holiday season. For many, children will be nestled all snug in their beds with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads. No matter each person’s beliefs, it’s […]

By December 20, 2016

Fisher celebrates the season with Holly, Jolly, Joy concerts

Harry M. Fisher Elementary School held its 1st Annual Holly, Jolly, Joy Concerts on Tuesday, Dec. 20. The event was actually a series of concerts performed throughout the day. Each concert consisted of several classrooms of either PreK or kindergarteners performing together. Music teacher Kimberly Pierce led the children as they sang festive seasonal songs […]

By December 19, 2016

Decorated Fisher gifting tree means winter clothing for many

Once again, the tree inside the entrance at Harry M. Fisher Elementary School is decorated with winter gear. The school will distribute the warm clothing on Gifting Hats, Mittens & Scarves Tree to good homes. As always, Fisher’s Thunder family stepped up to make the project a success. Fisher families and friends purchased and donated […]

By December 16, 2016

Central Valley math teachers taking big steps to improve math outcomes

In the past, many Central Valley students couldn’t do math at their grade level. They struggled with basic concepts, then moved on to the next level without the skills needed to be successful. But that is changing. Math teachers across the district are taking a hard look at how we teach math. Understanding the problem Fixing […]

By December 16, 2016

Math Power Standards

Here is a list of key math concepts students must master at each grade level. Kindergarten Power Standards Counting and Cardinality Operations and Algebraic Thinking Number and Operations Base 10 Geometry Measurement and Data Grade 1 Power Standards: Number Sense Place Value Addition Subtraction Time Measurement Geometry Graphing Grade 2 Power Standards: Place Value to […]

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By December 15, 2016

November 16, 2016 BOE Regular Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting November 16, 2016 7:00 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Daniel LaLonde at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. Members Present Daniel LaLonde, […]

By December 14, 2016

Valley Duals boasted more than great wrestling

Central Valley Academy’s wrestlers put on a show at the 2016 Valley Duals wrestling tournament held at CVA Dec. 9-10. Although Thunder dominated the mats (Mason Bush, Jon Charles, David Bardo, CJ Walz, Hunter Shaut, Tanner Cook, and Collin Treen went undefeated in CVA’s 8-0 victory), the tournament’s biggest story wasn’t in the stats. It was found in […]

By December 9, 2016

December 12, 2016 BOE Special Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION—SPECIAL MEETING MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016 – 7:00 a.m. DISTRICT OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 a.m.) II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (7:01 a.m.) III. ADJOURNMENT

By December 9, 2016

December 14, 2016 BOE Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – PUBLIC HEARING & REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2016 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. PUBLIC HEARING (6:30 p.m.) • Smart Schools Improvement Plan II. REGULAR MEETING – CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IV. AGENDA CHANGES V. PRESENTATION • NNDCC Program Update VI. ADMINISTRATIVE […]