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By August 27, 2015

BOE approves Herkimer wrestlers joining CVA squad

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Central Valley Board of Education voted to allow wrestlers from Herkimer to participate on the Central Valley wrestling team for the 2015-16 school year. Superintendent Rich Hughes made the recommendation, saying the decision was not taken lightly and that it involved weighing numerous factors. “The first consideration for any sports merger […]

By August 25, 2015

Administrator biographies

Richard Keeler, CVA principal High School Principal Rich Keeler graduated from Mohawk in 1998. He earned his A.A.S. in Business Administration from Herkimer County Community College in 2000. He went on to Utica College where he earned his B.A., majoring in Business Economics and minoring in Secondary Education. In 2005, he graduated from SUNY Albany […]

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By August 25, 2015

Assistant Superintendent Stocker accepts Stockbridge CSD job

Central Valley Assistant Superintendent Cynthia Stocker has been named the new superintendent at Stockbridge CSD. Mrs. Stocker will begin her new job in early October. Mrs. Stocker began her career in Whitesboro as a special education teacher and later a kindergarten teacher. She came to Mohawk as the Director of Student Services and was later named high […]

By August 21, 2015

Barringer Sneaker Snag finds homes for outgrown sneakers

Has your child outgrown his or her sneakers? Would you like to find a new home for that footwear? If so, Barringer Road Elementary’s Sneaker Snag is your solution. Barringer Road is collecting clean, gently used sneakers (no stains, rips, etc.) that school staff will distribute to children who need a pair. Just drop the sneakers […]

By August 14, 2015

Central Valley hosts youth soccer camp

More than 60 Central Valley soccer players aged 5 to 14 years old spent Monday, Aug 11 through Thursday, Aug. 13 at the third annual Central Valley soccer camp at Lower Tolpa. Players practiced their individual skills and team play each day. The week ended with games on Thursday night, highlighted by the Alumni Game. Men and […]

By August 14, 2015

CVA boys refine skills at St. Lawrence soccer camp

The last week of July, Coach Jim Mott and 15 Central Valley Academy boy soccer players traveled to St Lawrence University to take part the Lake Placid Soccer Centre’s Competitive Soccer Camp. For six days, the players competed against teams from Montreal and across New York. A team of coaches from the world famous Coerver Coaching Academy drilled the […]

By August 14, 2015

Coaches List

Fall sports 2016 Boys Cross-country Varsity: Charles Maxson, Modified: Joe Geniti, Football Varsity Head: Jon Cole, Varsity Assistant: Todd Hoffman, Varsity Assistant: Bob Bush, Jr. Varsity Head: Roy Upson, Jr. Varsity Assistant: Tim Lawrence, Modified Head: Joe Patrei, Modified Assistant: Chris French, Soccer Varsity: James Mott, Jr. […]

By July 9, 2015

CVA unveils new senior Advanced Studio Art program

Beginning in September 2015, Central Valley Academy will offer serious senior art students the opportunity to pursue art at a higher level. Working with Herkimer Central School and Herkimer BOCES, CVA seniors can earn College Now and AP credits in graphics, drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, pottery and advanced art. Participants would attend CVA or BOCES […]

By June 26, 2015

The Fisher 3rd and 4th Grade Drama Clubs Close Out The Year

The Fisher 3rd and 4th grade drama clubs closed out the year with a dress rehearsal for fellow students on Wednesday, June 10 followed by a performance for parents on Thursday, June 18. The third graders presented “Dancing with the Nursery Rhyme Stars” by Lois Lewis in which famous nursery rhyme characters compete in a dance contest. Narrators […]

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By June 26, 2015

Diamond Dawgs play ball at Barringer Road

On Thursday, June 11 members of the Mohawk Valley Diamond Dawgs visited Barringer Road Elementary School. Four members of the minor league baseball team took time to play some kickball and to speak with students about the players’ experiences in sports. The students wanted to know how old the players are (ages range 18-20), how […]