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By March 29, 2018 Read More →

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 Read More →

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 Read More →

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 Read More →

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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By March 19, 2018 Read More →

New Kindergarten student enrollment on Mar. 20 and 21

Central Valley will hold Kindergarten registration 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 20 and Wednesday, Mar. 21 in the Fisher Elementary gymnasium.   To be eligible for Kindergarten in September 2018, a child must be 5 years of age on or before December 1, 2018 and must reside in the Central Valley School District. If your […]

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By March 19, 2018 Read More →

Register for PreK on Mar. 20 and 21

Central Valley will hold Pre-Kindergarten registration 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 20 and Wednesday, Mar. 21 in the Fisher Elementary gymnasium. To be eligible for Pre-Kindergarten in September 2018, a child must be 4 years of age on or before December 1, 2018 and must reside in the Central Valley School District. If your child […]

By March 14, 2018 Read More →

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 Read More →

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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By March 14, 2018 Read More →

CVA students take 17 minutes in support of Parkland High School

Approximately 80 students gathered in the CVA gym for 17 minutes 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. CVA students quietly milled around the gym, talking about the […]

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By March 10, 2018 Read More →

Stone and Section 3 grab girl’s distance medley title

CVA Sophomore Camryn Stone’s 600-meter leg changed the race’s momentum and helped the Section 3 girls distance medley relay team capture the New York State title at the 2018 NYSPHSAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Mar. 3 in Staten Island. After Gianna Capoccia (RFA) opening 1,000-meter leg, the section 3 team found itself in fourth […]

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