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By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Fighting the battle against vaping

E-cigarette, smoking pen, Juul—whatever terms you use—have become the next major threat to Central Valley students’ lives. The cleverly packaged, flavored, high-nicotine smoking alternatives are quietly and quickly addicting students. Worse, students believe that because electronic cigarettes don’t actually burn, they are safe. The facts say otherwise. “We are seeing increasing numbers of students with […]

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By November 15, 2018 Read More →

A disrespectful act can be a life lesson—a message from Mr. Rich

When I first saw a Facebook video showing a Herkimer football player spitting on the CVA turf field, my heart sank. I knew taxpayers, fans, and athletes would be angry and would demand this student be punished. I get that. I am, however, an educator and wanted something more than retribution. In my daily work […]

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By November 8, 2018 Read More →

Central Valley Career Day gives students a glimpse at life’s possibilities

Jarvis Middle School and CVA students learned about career opportunities from more than 60 local professionals during Central Valley’s Career Exploration Day on Friday, Nov. 2 at CVA. The professionals spoke candidly about their jobs and answered questions about their personal career paths. Jarvis and CVA guidance counselor departments worked with the Herkimer BOCES’ School […]

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By November 2, 2018 Read More →

MVCC Instant Admit Day on Monday, Nov. 5

Mohawk Valley CC will be in the guidance office at noon on Monday, November 5th for an “Instant Admit Day”.

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By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Laurie Landry receives Jarvis Thor hammer

Jarvis school secretary Laurie Landry received the Thor hammer from chorus teacher Andrea Nitti.

By October 24, 2018 Read More →

Schoff named DAR Good Citizen

Central Valley Academy proudly announces senior Jacob Schoff is the school’s Col. Marinus Willett-Mohawk Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen. Jacob’s teachers and classmates nominated him as the student in the Class of 2019 who best embodies the award’s criteria of service, leadership, patriotism and dependability. Jacob is a top […]

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By October 18, 2018 Read More →

Central Valley BOE Sept. 19, 2018 Regular Meeting minutes – approved

Central Valley School District Board of Education – Regular Meeting September 19, 2018 7:00 p.m. APPROVED The Board of Education’s regular meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI at CVA. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present. Members Present Kelly Rowland, Pres. Kristen Rich, […]

By October 18, 2018 Read More →

Messages from senior cheerleaders and football players

The lengthy Homecoming activities at the football game on Friday, Oct. 11 cut short an important CVA tradition—reading the messages from this year’s senior cheerleaders and football players. In case you missed any, we’ve included them below (just click on the name and it will jump to that athlete’s message.) Cheer Suzanah Albritton Gabriella Beam […]

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By October 18, 2018 Read More →

Jarvis students pitch in to teach fire prevention

Once again, 16 Jarvis Middle School students lived every kid’s dream (well almost every kid). They rode in a fire truck. The students joined the Mohawk Fire Department and the German Flats Fire Department, helping present fire prevention programs at Fisher and Barringer Road Elementary schools.

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By October 15, 2018 Read More →

October 17, 2018 BOE Regular Meeting Agenda

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION – REGULAR MEETING WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018 CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY – LGI AGENDA I. EXECUTIVE SESSION (6:00 P.M.) Discussions about proposed, pending or current litigation; Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law; Medical, financial, credit or employment history of any particular person or corporation, […]