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Archive for December, 2017

By December 20, 2017

Dec. 21, 2017 Board of Education Special Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION — SPECIAL MEETING THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) – LGI Room II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (7:01 p.m.) – High School Office Conference Room Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law; Medical, financial, credit […]

By December 19, 2017

Musicians perform for BOE

The Central Valley CSD music department showcased some of its talented musicians at the Dec. 14 board of education meeting. Alto Lydia Engel and pianist Caroline Gardner, who represented Central Valley at the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Conference All-State, each performed a piece on an evening that acknowledged the diversity and accomplishments […]

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By December 19, 2017

Fine Arts Progression defines requirements and expand opportunities

Central Valley students with a passion for visual arts, music, theater, and media arts now have a clear path to follow to graduation. On Thursday, Dec.14, the Central Valley board of education adopted a proposed Fine Arts Progression. The Fine Arts Progression is rigorous, and meets all state learning standards and graduation requirements. It offers […]

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By December 18, 2017

November 30, 2017 BOE Special Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Special Meeting November 30, 2017   7 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI Room at CVA. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. Members Present Kelly Rowland, Pres. Kristen […]

By December 18, 2017

November 15, 2017 BOE Board regular meeting minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting November 15, 2017   7 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland 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 Kelly Rowland, […]

By December 15, 2017

Jarvis brighten Folts Home holidays with music

On Friday, Dec. 15 Jarvis Middle School’s 5-6 Select Chorus and 7-8 Select Chorus (Jarvis Vocal Thunder) shared a little holiday music with Folts Home residents. The groups, under the direction of Lorraine Burney and Andrea Nitti, performed more than 45 minutes  of Christmas tunes and other music they had prepared for their winter concerts. […]

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By December 15, 2017

An introductory message from Mr. Rich

“Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.” At last night’s BOE meeting, the Board acted on Dr. Hughes’s recommendation to name me the Assistant Superintendent.  Following the action, Dr. Hughes submitted his resignation for the end of the business day Friday, December 15th and the Board followed […]

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By December 14, 2017

Central Valley BOE names Jeremy Rich acting superintendent

At its regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, the Central Valley Central School District Board of Education named Jeremy Rich as acting superintendent. The board action followed current superintendent Dr. Rich Hughes’ decision to leave Central Valley to accept a job as superintendent of the Frontier Central School District. The board accepted Dr. Hughes’ recommendation […]

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By December 14, 2017

Catholic Charities graduates 17 new CVA peer mediators

Congratulations to Trinity Cook, Madelyn Engel, Rebecca Harrigan, Sophie Hyde, Gabrielle Kelly, Kim Knapp, Andrea Maltais, Jack Mitchell, Madison Morey, Charity Plows, Lexi Priola, Angelina Roberts, Abigail Ruggiero, Mercedes Sassone, Claire Schoff, Jack Seaman, and Jessica Ward for completing the Catholic Charities Peace Treaty Peer Mediation Training program. They join last year’s program graduates Richard Brewer, […]

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By December 14, 2017

A farewell message from Dr. Hughes

December 14, 2017 “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates As we all know, change can be difficult. As humans, we are conditioned to fight or flight when confronted by danger. For many, this can include the uncomfortableness, fear or anxiety […]

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