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By October 24, 2017

Learn about Barringer Road’s Makerspace

Barringer Road technology teacher Emily Huxley allowed us to sit in and watch her Makerspace in action. Makerspace enables students to use their imaginations and creativity to solve problems. In the process, they learn – differently than just sitting in a chair and reading or listening. But let Emily and her class tell you… Embedded […]

By October 24, 2017

Winter sports tryouts dates set

Winter sports tryouts are set for after school on the following dates: Girls Basketball (JV & Varsity)—Monday, Nov. 6 Basketball (Modified)—Tuesday, Nov. 28 Bowling—Monday, Nov. 13 Cheer—Monday, Nov. 6 Indoor Track—Monday, Nov. 6 Volleyball (JV & Varsity)—Monday, Nov. 6 Volleyball (Modified)—Monday, Nov. 6 Boys Basketball (JV & Varsity)—Monday, Nov. 6 Basketball (Modified)—Tuesday, Nov. 28 Bowling—Monday, Nov. […]

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By October 20, 2017

Oct. 24, 2017 Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (6:30 p.m.) II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (6:31 p.m.) Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (7:00 p.m.) IV. AGENDA CHANGES V. PRESENTATIONS Recognition of […]

By October 18, 2017

Barringer Road celebrates Principal Rich

On Tuesday, Oct. 17, Barringer Road Elementary students and staff line the hallways to celebrate Principal Jeremy Rich’s award as New York State Principal of the Year by the National Association of Elementary School Principals. It was fun and a total surprise to Mr. Rich.  

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By October 16, 2017

Jarvis students assist Mohawk FD during Fire Prevention Week

Put on firefighter gear, ride a firetruck, and teach the youngest Thunder to be safe!?! You bet” Jarvis Middle School fire safety volunteers Gabriella Bouck, Rebecka Brewer, Isabella Chandler, Collin Dayton, Claire Engel, Hailey Looman, Jenna Lyman, Chloe Plows, Trinity Pope, Paige Priola, Cheyanne Redner, Hannah Sanchez, and Jordan Sperl took up the challenge. The students  volunteered with the Mohawk Fire Department on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Friday, […]

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By October 13, 2017

Great things are happening in our classrooms

For the past two days, teachers and administrators visited classrooms in all four Central Valley schools. And what they saw was awesome! Teachers were teaching small groups of students, carefully tailoring that instruction to meet each student’s needs. Teachers were using data (progress measures) to develop materials targeted at student’s needs and to track each […]

By October 10, 2017

October 19, 2017 BOE special meeting agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION — SPECIAL MEETING TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2017 – 7 p.m. DISTRICT OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) – District Office Conference Room II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (7:01 p.m.) Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law; Medical, financial, credit or employment history […]

By October 3, 2017

Jarvis Career Day gives students a glimpse at life’s possibilities

Jarvis Middle School students learned about career opportunities from more than 40 local professionals during the Journeys Beyond Jarvis Career Exploration Day on Friday, Sept. 29 at Jarvis. The professionals spoke candidly about their jobs and answered questions about their personal career paths. Jarvis guidance counselor Shannon Buttacaroli worked with the Herkimer BOCES’ School to Careers […]

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By October 2, 2017

New agreement connects three Herkimer BOCES programs to Herkimer College degrees

Central Valley Thunder enrolled in one three programs can now earn College Now credits. Learn more from this story from Herkimer BOCES. When Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES Information Technology Academy junior Anthony Treonze completes the ITA program, he will already have 29 credits finished for a computer network technician associate degree at Herkimer College. That’s thanks to […]

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By September 27, 2017

SunAWARE teaches Thunder to protect their skin

On Tuesday, Sept. 26 and Wednesday, Sept. 27, all Thunder learned sobering facts about the dangers of exposing their skin to ultraviolet (UV) light found in sunshine and tanning beds. Maura Flynn of the Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation spoke with the entire student body in all four schools, adjusting her message to the age and […]

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