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By March 10, 2014 Read More →

Education rally highlights plight of Valley schools

New York state’s formula for funding schools is cheating Mohawk Valley students, and residents must demand a change. That was the message delivered to almost 250 school board members, school employees, residents and students at the Fight for Our Valley Schools education rally sponsored by Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES on Thursday, March 6, at Herkimer College. Statewide […]

By February 24, 2014 Read More →

Advocating for education

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

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By February 23, 2014 Read More →

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 February 18, 2014 Read More →

Art class celebrates Chinese New Year

How better to learn about a foreign culture than to sample some of its customs and foods? That was CVA art teacher Christina Korba’s idea as she undertook a week-long Chinese New Year project with one of her art classes at the end of January. Chinese New Year follows the Chinese calendar, so it can […]

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By January 29, 2014 Read More →

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 December 14, 2013 Read More →

What to do after high school?

The most difficult decision for most high school students is choosing a career path. Too often, students are unaware of their options or do not know enough about a particular job to decide if it is worth pursuing. To help students through this process, Central Valley Academy has teamed up with Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES and area […]

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By August 12, 2013 Read More →

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 […]