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By May 1, 2014

Boston, Philly, NYC field trips full

This spring’s Jarvis Middle School grades 5-8 field trips are now full. To help with planning and reservations, students were required to bring in a deposit last fall  to secure their spots. Jarvis administrators allowed a few late registrants, but Principal Melissa Hoskey said all slots are currently filled. Parents with specific questions may contact […]

By April 25, 2014

Honor societies volunteer at library egg hunt

On Saturday, April 19, members of the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society volunteered their time at the 5th Annual Weller Library Easter Egg Hunt held in Weller Park. Over 450 children attended, making it the largest hunt, yet. Student volunteers hid eggs, painted faces and even dressed as the Easter Bunny!! Vicky […]

By April 10, 2014

Missing student prompts brief Jarvis lockdown

A missing student prompted a 10-minute lockdown at Jarvis Middle School on Thursday, April 10. At no time were other students or staff at risk. Police had recommended the lockdown to ensure the student did not attempt to leave school grounds.  

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By April 1, 2014

When is $1.9 million not $1.9 million?

When the $1.9 million is the reported school aid increase to Central Valley School District. Listening to media coverage, Central Valley taxpayers might think the district just received a state aid windfall. Although aid increased, it is nowhere near the 7.16 percent or $1.9 million touted in newspapers and on radio and television. “It’s actually […]

By March 13, 2014

Annual Fire Inspection

Notice is hereby given that the annual inspection for 2018-19 of the school buildings of Central Valley School District for fire hazards which might endanger the lives of students, teachers, employees therein, has been completed and the report thereof is available at the office of the Director of Athletics and Buildings & Grounds at 111 Frederick St., Ilion, […]

By February 24, 2014

Advocating for education

  advocate  (ˈad-və-ˌkāt):   to support or argue for (a cause, policy, etc.)

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By February 23, 2014

Valley schools to rally for fair funding on March 6

Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES will sponsor a rally for education at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, at Herkimer College’s Robert McLaughlin College Center. “Fight for Our Valley Schools” features guest speaker Dr. Rick Timbs, executive director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium, who will explain how the state’s current funding formula is depriving the area’s students […]

By January 29, 2014

Reminder: All student absences require a written excuse

By Central Valley School District policy, parents/guardians must provide a written and signed excuse whenever their students are absent, tardy or dismissed early from school. School attendance staff may not accept a verbal or emailed excuse. District policy states: “All instances of excused absence require a written parent/guardian excuse. The excuse must identify the date/time […]

By August 12, 2013

Release of student directory information

From time to time, Central Valley School District releases student photos, video, audio, information (name, grade level, teacher, school, honor roll, awards, art work, etc.) for use in district publications, on the district’s website, in the media and on district-sanctioned social media websites to depict Central Valley School District activities. If you do not wish […]