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Archive for March, 2018

By March 29, 2018

Renee Rudd to assist Jarvis principal

Central Valley School District welcomes back former CVA principal Renee Rudd as an administrator assisting the principal at Jarvis Middle School. The board of education appointed Rudd to the post at its regular meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 28. Rudd replaces Central Valley Director of Curriculum and Instruction Debora Van Slyke who is leaving to take […]

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By March 29, 2018

New resource: Copyright guidelines for students and educators

Students and teachers often ask, can I use this song in my project or lesson? Here’s a great document that helps answer that question.

By March 29, 2018

Copyright Basics for Students & Educators

All of the content below is available as a PDF handout With almost everything you’ve ever wanted to know just an internet search away, it’s more important than ever to understand the basics of copyright law in the United States. Copyright is an issue of ownership and permissions. So, when you want to use something […]

By March 26, 2018

Seven things families should know about 2018 3-8 ELA & math exams

Central Valley students in grades 3-8 will soon take their 2018 English Language Arts and math state exams. The exams have changed dramatically to address the concerns many parents expressed over past exams. Here are seven important changes: 1. More students will take the test on a computer By 2020, New York State expects that all […]

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By March 23, 2018

March 28, 2018 Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 2018 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (6:00 P.M.) II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (6:01 P.M.) Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law III. RECONVENING OF REGULAR MEETING (7:00 P.M.) IV. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE V. AGENDA […]

By March 23, 2018

Concern over growing use of JUULs in school

A recent CBS news report stated that schools across the nation are seeing a rise in the number of students using JUULs and other e-cigarettes. CVA is no exception. “This is a problem in our school and we need parents’ help to stop it,” said CVA principal Dick Keeler. In July 2017, New York State enacted legislation […]

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Meet staff member Jennifer Mueller
By March 19, 2018

Meet staff member Jennifer Mueller

Get to know a little about Barringer Road nurse Jennifer Mueller in the Staff Spotlight.

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Meet staff member Brandy Cacciatore
By March 19, 2018

Meet staff member Brandy Cacciatore

Get to know a little about CVA school nurse Brandy Cacciatore in the Staff Spotlight.

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By March 14, 2018

Jarvis LEGO team captures crown, headed for national competition

Jarvis Middle School’s Aqua Challenger First LEGO League team captured the regional title at the SUNY Poly championship on Mar. 10, earning a place to the National Championships in Detroit Apr. 25-28. The team, coached by teachers Deb Rachon and Ryan Biamonte, is mix of rookies and veterans. On Friday, Mar. 16., Jarvis will celebrate with […]

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By March 14, 2018

Jarvis students share thoughts on school safety in remembrance of Parkland

Approximately 150 Jarvis Middle School students gathered in the school auditorium at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 14 as an expression of support for Parkland High School. The date marks the one month anniversary of the tragic school shooting that killed 17 students and staff. “I knew we had some students who wanted to do […]

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