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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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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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By March 14, 2018

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

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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By March 9, 2018

Jarvis distributes 3rd quarter progress reports

On Friday, Mar. 9, Jarvis distributed third quarter progress reports to all students. Parents are reminded to look for them when their children arrive home. If you have questions or your child does not have one, please contact the school at 315-866-2620.

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By March 7, 2018

Q & A regarding Jarvis incidents

Marc Barraco of WKTV asked Mr. Rich a few very specific questions as a followup to all that took place at Jarvis Middle School. We shared those responses with people in attendance at Wednesday’s Board of Education meeting. What are some of the new measures being put into place at Jarvis to better protect students? […]

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By March 6, 2018

A message from Mrs. Hoskey

There is no way to put this gently, so I will simply say it. The last two days have been exceptionally difficult for our school community. Each threat has been taken seriously, fully investigated, and brought to a resolution whereby the students responsible were discovered and will be appropriately disciplined. I spoke to all students […]

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By March 6, 2018

A message regarding incidents at Jarvis Middle School

Over the past two days, Jarvis Middle School experienced four separate threats against the school. On the morning of Monday, Mar. 5, a student reported a threat that prompted a school lockdown. On the morning of Tuesday, Mar. 6, students reported two separate threats. In the afternoon of Tuesday, Mar. 6, a student reported a […]

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By March 6, 2018

A word from Mr. Rich about school safety

Events in our nation are harsh reminders that we live in difficult times. Sadly, we have come to realize that what happens in cities far away could happen—even our small community. So what do we do as adults? Do we give in to fear? Do we stay indoors behind locked doors and hope we will […]