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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.  

Posted in: District
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 […]