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By March 18, 2020

Mar. 18 Central Valley updates

Day 3 is now behind us. Student meals are being served. We’re building instructional materials for our students. We’re slowly becoming adjusted to our new normal—as long as that lasts.  Here is the latest. Student meals Day 3 ran smoothly. We continued our drive-up service at CVA and Fisher and added new village delivery locations. […]

By March 17, 2020

What’s in a bag meal?

Question:  What is in that brown bag that Central Valley is distributing to our students? Answer:  A nutritious lunch and breakfast that meets all federal guidelines for healthy meals. While schools are closed due to coronavirus, Central Valley is making school meals available to all of our students. The USDA, which oversees the school nutrition […]

By March 16, 2020

Music cancellations

The following events are cancelled due to the recent closing of school: March 19, 2020 Instrumental Music In Our Schools Month Concert. March 20-21, 2020 HCMEA All-County Music Festival II at Richfield Springs. March 20-21, 2020 OCMEA Junior High All-County at Sauquoit. March 25, 2020 Vocal Music In Our Schools Month Concert. March 27-28, 2020 […]

By March 16, 2020

Looking at online materials? Be sure to protect your child’s privacy

School closing has many parents looking at online for ways to keep their students’ minds active. Keep in mind that many of these resources may ask you to provide personal information about your child. Take the time to look at the company’s Privacy Policy (it is usually a link at the bottom of their webpage). […]

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Social distancing—the best way to stop coronavirus
By March 15, 2020

Social distancing—the best way to stop coronavirus

The medical community has made it clear. Social distancing is the best way to stop the spread of coronavirus. What is social distancing? Simply, it is keeping away from other people. If you don’t get close; if you don’t touch the things they touch; you are far less likely to contract the virus and pass […]

By March 14, 2020

Resources to help families survive the school closing

Four weeks is a long time for students to miss school—especially when that time away is unplanned. Here are a few resources to help everyone get through. Grab a school lunch if needed Central Valley continues free lunch and breakfast throughout coronavirus closure Keep a schedule Our brains are like muscles, they get soft when […]

By March 13, 2020

Central Valley continues free lunch and breakfast throughout coronavirus closure

Beginning Monday, Mar. 16, the Central Valley CSD food service department will make free bag lunches and breakfasts available for all Central Valley students. Each bag will include lunch, breakfast for the following day, and milk. Breakfast and the milk should be refrigerated until consumed. Individuals may walk or drive to the pick-up points where […]

By March 13, 2020

March 18, 2020 BOE Regular Meeting agenda

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By March 13, 2020

Herkimer BOCES announces all school districts will close Mar. 16 – Apr. 13

Herkimer BOCES press release After meeting with the New York State Department of Health this morning, Herkimer- Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES District Superintendent Sandra Sherwood and the superintendents of the 10 Herkimer BOCES component school districts unanimously decided to close schools and all extracurricular activities starting Monday, March 16, with schools re-opening on Tuesday April 14, to mitigate the […]

By March 12, 2020

Governor announces confirmed coronavirus in Herkimer County

Late today, Central Valley School District learned the inevitable has happened. The Governor’s office announced there is a confirmed case of coronavirus in Herkimer County. Superintendent Rich has been in contact with the NYS Department of Health and was told that school should remain open until further notice. In a message sent to staff, he […]