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By September 20, 2017

A first glance at the Next Generation Learning Standards

On Sept. 11, 2017, the Board of Regents adopted the Next Generation Learning Standards in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. These standards replace the controversial Common Core Learning Standards and will be rolled out slowly over the next few years in order to provide adequate time for professional development and curriculum design. Here are […]

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By September 14, 2017

District to consider sale of Remington to BOCES

On Tuesday, Nov. 14, Central Valley School District residents will go to the polls to consider the sale of the Remington school building to Herkimer BOCES. BOCES has rented Remington since the merger. Central Valley voters will actually be asked to vote on two separate propositions. The first would authorize the district to sell the […]

By September 14, 2017

No shot, no school begins Sept. 21

Beginning, Thursday, Sept. 21, Jarvis Middle school students are at risk of being excluded from school for not having required immunizations. The Jarvis and CVA health offices have notified the families of students still needing the immunizations. Under New York State law: Beginning Sept. 1, 2016 all students entering grades 7 and 12 must be inoculated […]

By September 12, 2017

Stock up on fall Thunder gear at CVA bookstore

The CVA Thunder Bookstore is holding a fall clothing sale so it’s the perfect time to get some new Thunder apparel! Contact either Lori Slaughter or Sarah Seamon with any questions or to place an order. Check out the merchandise in the flyers in each building’s office and faculty room, or order online with […]

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By September 11, 2017

CV artists kick off Bassett art exhibit

Approximately 100 works, created by Central Valley K-12 art students are now on exhibit in the lobby of the Bassett Healthcare Facility in Herkimer. Bassett asked the Herkimer County Art Educators to exhibit student art work throughout the calender year.  Each district’s art department chose a month to showcase their students’ works. Central Valley chose […]

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By September 5, 2017

BOE adopts 2017-18 goals

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Central Valley Board of Education adopted the following district goals: 1) Culture & Community Engagement Central Valley CSD will work to promote family and community engagement in the education of our students. CVCSD believes that it takes a community to raise and educate a child. We […]

By September 1, 2017

“Thunder Strong Kids” to improve elementary physical and mental fitness

This year, the Central Valley Physical Education department introduces “Thunder Strong Kids” into Barringer Road and Fisher elementary schools. Thunder Strong Kids accomplishes two important goals. It increases the time elementary students spend in physical education and provides more opportunity for aerobic exercise. Aerobic exercise elevates heart rate and breathing, strengthening young hearts and lungs. […]

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By September 1, 2017

August 15, 2017 BOE special meeting minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Special Meeting August 15, 2017   6:40 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Rowland at 6:40 p.m. in the District Office Conference Room.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. ATTENDANCE Members Present Kelly Rowland, Pres., Kristen […]

By September 1, 2017

August 9, 2017 BOE regular meeting minutes – Approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting Minutes August 9, 2017   7:05 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 6:00 p.m. in the LGI room at Central Valley Academy. EXECUTIVE SESSION On a motion made by Mr. LaLonde, seconded by Mr. […]

By September 1, 2017

CV rolls out schooltool mobile app

Parents and students can now access real-time information about students’ education on portable devices and smartphones with the Central Valley schooltool mobile app. Visit our mobile app page for instructions to download the app and more information. The app offers a convenient alternative to Parent Portal, which is only accessible via computer. Available information includes: […]

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