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By April 4, 2017 Read More →

Sweethearts and Heroes helps CVA take on bullying

Ten seconds. That’s all it takes to defuse a bullying incident. That was one of the important takeaways from a “Sweethearts and Heroes” presentation to CVA students and faculty. Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete and college wrestling All-American Tom Murphy delivered a straightforward message and practical ways to put an end to bullying. Murphy had contacted CVA […]

By April 3, 2017 Read More →

CV music students learn from accomplished artists

Beginning Monday, Apr. 3, Central Valley will again host the Bridge Arts Ensemble (BAE). This is the fourth consecutive year the group has visited our schools. The ensemble of six New York City artists (see their biographies below) will spend their first three days at Central Valley Academy leading workshops with members of the school’s vocal, […]

By March 30, 2017 Read More →

Central Valley earns safety award for the fourth year

It’s a four-peat. For the fourth consecutive year, Central Valley School District has earned the Utica National Insurance Group School Safety Excellence Award. Central Valley is one of 136 school districts and BOCES in New York to receive the 2017 award at the Titanium with Honors level. Business Manager Ken Long learned of the award from Utica National […]

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By March 30, 2017 Read More →

Principal Jeremy Rich named NYS Elementary Principal of the Year

Superintendent Rich Hughes said, “This comes as no surprise to all of us. Beginning with Ilion and continuing on through Central Valley, Mr. Rich has been the smiling and welcoming face for our students, staff and community. He makes a difference in the lives of our Thunder daily. This is a well-deserved honor for Jeremy […]

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By March 30, 2017 Read More →

March 8, 2017 BOE Regular Minutes—Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting March 8, 2017, 7 p.m. The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Daniel LaLonde at 6 p.m. in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy. EXECUTIVE SESSION On a motion made by Mr. Shedd, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board entered […]

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By March 29, 2017 Read More →

Jarvis Learning Fair on Apr. 6

Jarvis students will have the chance to share what they know about any topic at the school’s 3rd Annual Learning Fair, 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 6 at Jarvis Middle School. What’s a learning fair? A Learning Fair is like a science fair, but covers any topic in any school subject or area of interest. Students will work in groups […]

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By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Central Valley art educators and students exhibit art

In February, six Central Valley students and their teachers displayed their art at the “Natural Reflections” exhibition at the Mohawk Valley Center for the Arts in Little Falls. The Arts Center and the Herkimer County Art Teachers cosponsor the annual event. More than an “art show,” the exhibit emphasizes how art educators encourage their students to […]

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By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Get a jump on the college search

Central Valley Academy students and their families are invited to Herkimer County Counselors’ Association’s College Night 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 at Herkimer College. This is a great time to learn more about individual colleges and to become more familiar with the college search process. You will have the chance to speak with representatives from many colleges (see […]

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By March 24, 2017 Read More →

March 29, 2017 BOE Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA – Revised March 29, 2017 I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE • Presentation of Colors – NNDCC III. AGENDA CHANGES Consent Agenda E (e.) Mentor Appointments Melissa Williams, Mentor — Nicholas Luppino, […]

By March 22, 2017 Read More →

List of local scholarships – due date April 10

The following scholarship applications may be downloaded from Naviance. Hard copies are also available in the guidance office. Please note: All scholarships are due on Monday, April 10, except the Mohawk Community Club Award, which is due on April 25. All scholarships must be handed in to the guidance office. No exceptions will be made for […]

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