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Alma Mater Contest

The Central Valley Music Department is sponsoring an new Alma Mater Lyric Contest for students in grades 9-12. The lyrics will be set to a new tune which will premier at the CVA inaugural graduation.

Can you come up with lyrics for the new Central Valley Central School District Alma Mater? Show off your musical creativity and start writing today! Take a chance – you could win a $100 iTunes gift card.


  • Must be a Central Valley Academy student in grades 9-12
  • Be 8-12 stanzas (lines) long
  • Have rhyme scheme (every other line)
  • Include words “Central Valley” and reference to the school colors and mascot

Submission Deadline

  • Lyrics should be submitted to Mr. Bunce by Nov. 1, 2013.

Yes, there is a prize!

  • The student with the winning lyrics for the Alma Mater will receive a $100 iTunes gift card.

Special thanks goes to the Central Valley Central School District Performing Arts Organization for donating the iTunes card.

For questions or more information on the contest, see Mr. Bunce in the Vocal Music Room.