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By April 6, 2017

Geology Club to chronicle Hawaii trip

When the CVA Geology Club travels to Hawaii April 11-22, students will share their experiences via a blog. Follow their adventures here. Read below as club adviser and CVA science teacher Kirsten Benson introduces the trip:   The Hawaii Course is designed as an opportunity for our students to observe the world around them, and […]

By February 6, 2017

Child Abuse Hotline Notifcation

If you suspect a child is being abused or maltreated (neglected), report it by calling 1-800-342-3720, a toll-free 24-hour hotline operated by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services. If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department. Information about reporting child abuse and maltreatment […]

By June 10, 2016

Tenth Annual Mott Marathon results

The 10th Annual Mott Marathon “Jack’s Day” boasted the largest field of runners in the event’s history. In addition to 47 seniors who ultimately stepped to the starting line, alumni and school staff ran as individuals and relay teams. All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Race for a Cure in Jack […]

By November 9, 2015

Hoskey and Ruff named outstanding educators

Jarvis Middle School Principal Melissa Hoskey and CVA teacher Christine Ruff will be honored for their outstanding work with our Thunder. The two will be recognized by the Genesis Group of the Mohawk Valley Region at the organization’s Celebration of Education event on Thursday, Nov. 19 The group will also induct Ilion resident Lou Patrei […]

Link to school property tax bills
By October 1, 2015

Link to school property tax bills

To view your tax bill, full property value, assessed value and STAR exemption: Go to On the main screen, click on Central Valley School. 3. Enter any of the search criteria, then click search. 4) Click on the desired property on the matching properties list. 5) If the desired property is not on the list, click […]

By April 14, 2015

Plan to attend capital project informational meetings

Residents wanting to know more about Central Valley’s proposed capital project are invited to attend one or more of the district’s upcoming community presentations. Superintendent Rich Hughes will walk through the proposal and answer questions during each of the community meetings. Each meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Dates and locations are as follows: Monday, Apr. […]

By April 10, 2015

Update: Capital project will not increase tax levy

Central Valley’s proposed capital project will not increase the tax levy. That news results from small changes to the project and updated building aid information. Superintendent Rich Hughes said original estimates had ranged from no added taxes to as much as $28 on the average home. “Working with the state, we made some modifications to the […]

By April 7, 2015

WKTV covers proposed capital project

WKTV visited Central Valley to speak with Superintendent Rich Hughes and students about the district’s proposed $73 million capital project.

By March 30, 2015

Central Valley unveils building plans

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 25, the Central Valley Board of Education voted to move forward with a $73.6 million building renovation and improvement project. District voters will vote on the proposed plan and the district budget on May 19, 2015. Tackling a big problem Superintendent Rich Hughes acknowledges “Why?” will be the community’s biggest […]

By March 24, 2015

Presbyterian donation to fund elementary learning

On Monday, March 16, 2015 the First Presbyterian Church presented Central Valley’s elementary schools with a generous check toward the purchase of books and other educational materials for the libraries. Church Elder Robert Robertson is a member of the First Presbyterian’s Mission, Interpretation and Stewardship Committee. He said his committee seeks out opportunities to use church funds to continue the […]