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By December 1, 2017

Highly Qualified Teacher information

Central Valley Central School District receives Title 1 funds from the federal government under Section 1116 of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regulations. A requirement of this funding is that we inform parents of their right to know their child’s teacher’s qualifications and the qualifications of any paraprofessional who may be working with him/her […]

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By November 30, 2017

How we notify families in case of school closings or an emergency

Closings and delays When bad weather (or other event) forces us to delay or close school, we notify our Thunder families via: School Messenger—our voice/email/text system. The system automatically contacts the first two contacts you listed on your emergency contact sheet. To receive texts, the contact must be be a cell phone number and you […]

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By November 17, 2017

November 2, 2017 BOE Special Meeting Minutes – Approved

The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI Room at CVA. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. Members Present Kelly Rowland, Pres. Kristen Rich, V. Pres. Travis Costin Matt Darrow Daniel LaLonde (arrived 7:06 p.m.) Jane North Fred Schell […]

By November 17, 2017

October 30, 2017 BOE Special Meeting Minutes – Approved

The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI Room at CVA. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. Members Present Kelly Rowland, Pres. Kristen Rich, V. Pres. Travis Costin Matt Darrow Daniel LaLonde Jane North Fred Schell Members Absent None […]

By November 17, 2017

October 24, 2017 BOE Regular Meeting Minutes — Approved

The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 6:34 p.m. in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy. EXECUTIVE SESSION On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board entered into an Executive Session in the High School Office Conference Room at 6:36 p.m. […]

By November 16, 2017

Looking for scholarships? Check out this video

College costs can be scary. Check out these tips on finding scholarships. Embedded YouTube video about November as National Scholarship Month This video is a production of Capital Region BOCES’ Parent Today.

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By November 16, 2017

CVA Ecology Club trip demonstrates sound ecology practices

In October, the CVA Ecology Club visited the F.X. Matt Brewery and a permaculture site in Utica.  The students learned it is possible to adopt ecologically sound practices and save money at the same time. In 2012 the Brewery installed five anaerobic digester tanks that clean wastewater left after brewing. The process generates clean electricity […]

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By November 16, 2017

Fisher lollipop sale raises $245 to fight nystagmus

Fisher Elementary’s lollipop sale on Wobbly Wednesday (Nov. 1) raised $245 to support children with nystagmus. Nystagmus is a vision condition in which the eyes make repetitive, uncontrolled movements.  School staff and students learned about the condition from PreK student Lauralynn Begley who suffers from nystagmus. The school donated the proceeds to the American Nystagmus Network.

By November 14, 2017

Dr. Hughes named NYSCATE Outstanding Superintendent of the Year

Central Valley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rich Hughes is the 2017 NYSCATE (New York State Association for Computing and Technologies in Education) Outstanding Superintendent of the Year. The award recognizes Dr. Hughes for his vision, leadership and commitment to providing Central Valley students and staff with technology and providing teachers with the support needed to […]

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By November 9, 2017

Nov. 15, 2017 Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. AGENDA CHANGES Presentations – Fine Arts Curriculum Progression – Moved to December Regular Meeting Consent (C) – Acceptance of Resignations: Alyssa DiCamillo, Substitute Building […]