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Archive for November, 2018

Meet staff member Andrew Caswell
By November 30, 2018

Meet staff member Andrew Caswell

Get to know a little about CVA strings teacher Andrew Caswell in the Staff Spotlight.

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By November 30, 2018

CVA honors Scholar Athletes

Central Valley is pleased to announce that 43 athletes earned NYS High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete awards for maintaining a school average of 90 or higher throughout the 2018 spring sport season. The students were publicly honored at the November Board of Education meeting. Named were: Girls Golf Mikayla Canipe Graduates: Caroline Gardner, Rachel Malone, […]

By November 30, 2018

CVA weightlifting club seeks to build more than muscles

The CVA physical education department is launching a new after school weightlifting club. The club will meet 2:15-2:55 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Each of the school’s four phys ed teachers has committed to take one night each week to train and monitor students. The club will be open to grade 9-12 student who want to […]

By November 19, 2018

Fighting the battle against vaping

E-cigarette, smoking pen, Juul—whatever terms you use—have become the next major threat to Central Valley students’ lives. The cleverly packaged, flavored, high-nicotine smoking alternatives are quietly and quickly addicting students. Worse, students believe that because electronic cigarettes don’t actually burn, they are safe. The facts say otherwise. “We are seeing increasing numbers of students with […]

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By November 16, 2018

October 17, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting Minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting October 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 6:02 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room. EXECUTIVE SESSION On a motion made by Mrs. Rich, seconded by Mrs. Wesolowski, the Board entered […]

By November 15, 2018

A disrespectful act can be a life lesson—a message from Mr. Rich

When I first saw a Facebook video showing a Herkimer football player spitting on the CVA turf field, my heart sank. I knew taxpayers, fans, and athletes would be angry and would demand this student be punished. I get that. I am, however, an educator and wanted something more than retribution. In my daily work […]

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By November 11, 2018

November 14, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I.    EXECUTIVE SESSION  (6:00 P.M.) Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law; Medical, financial, credit or employment history of any particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, […]

By November 8, 2018

Central Valley Career Day gives students a glimpse at life’s possibilities

Jarvis Middle School and CVA students learned about career opportunities from more than 60 local professionals during Central Valley’s Career Exploration Day on Friday, Nov. 2 at CVA. The professionals spoke candidly about their jobs and answered questions about their personal career paths. Jarvis and CVA guidance counselor departments worked with the Herkimer BOCES’ School […]

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By November 2, 2018

MVCC Instant Admit Day on Monday, Nov. 5

Mohawk Valley CC will be in the guidance office at noon on Monday, November 5th for an “Instant Admit Day”.

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