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Clubs & activities

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Clubs and Organizations

XIX. Clubs and Organizations The Student Council The Student Council is the student self-governing body. The Student Council is not only an advantage to the students because it gives each student a chance to voice his/her opinions on school happenings, but it also gives the choice students a chance to convert their potential leadership qualifications […]

By October 20, 2015

Jarvis to host FIRST® LEGO® League competition

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Central Valley’s Jarvis Middle School will host a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) competition. The event takes place 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Central Valley Academy. FLL challenges 9-14 year-old students to work together to research, strategize and present solutions to real-world challenges. The focal point of the competition is the robot challenge. Teams […]

By June 5, 2015

Check out the 2015 Spring Fling

On Friday, May 29, 74 members of the CVA Class of 2015 celebrated the end of the school year at the Senior Spring Fling & Lock-In. The evening began at 6 p.m.with a semi-formal dinner and dancing at Francesca’s in Ilion. Then, after a quick change into “play clothes,” the students boarded buses and headed to Clark’s […]

By June 5, 2015

CVA and Utica Roadrunners team up for Ninth Annual Mott Marathon

The Central Valley Academy track will again be the site of this year’s Mott Marathon Challenge at 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 11. A record field of 40 CVA seniors will run 105 laps around the track as members of CVAStrong, raising money for the American Cancer Society. The choice of this year’s charity reflects […]

By April 7, 2015

Joyce to perform with All-Eastern chorus

CVA senior Juliana Joyce will perform Sunday, Apr. 12 in Providence, R.I. as part of the All-Eastern Honor’s Women’s Chorus. She is one of about 850 of the most musically talented high school students in the Eastern region of the United States and Europe selected to perform in the 2015 National Association for Music Education […]

By March 27, 2015

Follow the CVA Hawaii Geology Trip 2015

Follow the CVA Geology Club’s 2015 trip to Hawaii. As a requirement of the trip, students will post each day to share why they travel, what they do and what they learn. (Read it from the bottom up – we’re adding new posts to the top of the page each day.) Days 11 and 12: […]

By March 18, 2015

March Madness overtakes CVA Book Club

How do choose a favorite book? Do you stare at a list and pick? And how would you choose a book club’s favorite? Does everyone cast a ballot? At the CVA Book Club’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 17, CVA librarian and club advisor Steve Inzer was determined to make this a literary version of March […]

By March 16, 2015

Thorp wins regional DAR essay contest

CVA Senior Rachael Thorp captured top honors in District V of the 2014 Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen Scholarship and Essay contest award winner. Eight district winner entries were forwarded for state competition. Local Col. Marinus Willett-Mohawk Valley Chapter selected Rachael as Central Valley’s 2014 DAR Good Citizen, qualifying her for the scholarship contest. District […]

By March 13, 2015

Tech Wolves produce commercial for science fair

The Barringer Road Science Fair will be held 6-7 p.m. on March 19 in the cafeteria. Join the students and see live experiments and information booths on a variety of topics. Family and friends are welcome. View the science fair commercial produced by a crew from the Barringer Road Tech Wolves. They say you won’t want to […]

By March 6, 2015

Jarvis sixth grade tests winter outdoor sports

On Thursday, Feb. 12, approximately 120 Jarvis sixth graders boarded school buses for a day of aerobic outdoor exercise at the Black River Outdoor Education Program (BROEP) in Boonville. The trip introduced students to cross country skiing and snowshoeing. “Trips such as these are more than just recreation; they are an important part of students’ education.,” said […]