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CVA Announcements

By January 16, 2020

Possible foul weather forces transportation changes for CVA Senior Ball

The forecast calls for potential snow and dangerous travel conditions for Saturday’s Senior Ball at Breezes in Utica. Rather than cancel or postpone the event, school administrators and class advisors met with students on Thursday, Jan. 15 to discuss options. The group settled on the following: To better ensure our students’ safety, Central Valley Academy […]

By January 14, 2020

CVA partners with Expertise Project to help student explore career pathways

How does a school close the gap between what students learn in school and what they need in the real world? At Central Valley CSD, we have many programs that introduce students to possible careers. We work with the Herkimer BOCES School-to-Career program to offer career days, visits to local businesses, and job shadowing. Our […]

By January 13, 2020

Hall of Fame inductions to be biennial event; next class to be 2021

The Central Valley School District Hall of Fame induction ceremony will now be a biennial event. The next induction will be Spring 2021. The Hall of Fame committee had held an annual induction for the Hall of Fame’s first three years. “As a committee, we felt strongly that we wanted to recognize as many deserving […]

By January 10, 2020

Spring sports sign ups end Jan 31

It’s time to sign up for spring sports. Please sign up in your phys ed class starting Monday, Jan. 13. The deadline for spring sign ups is Friday, Jan. 31.

By January 10, 2020

Lack of state budget details leaves school pondering 2020-21 budget

Governor’s State of the State speech said little about school funding New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address on Wednesday, Jan. 9 only briefly touched on education. His corresponding “State of the State Book” included more general comments, but few details. “The lack of details makes it difficult to develop the revenue […]

By December 19, 2019

Jarvis regifted rummage sale captures meaning of holiday

Jarvis Yearbook Club’s annual “Regifted Rummage Sale” reflects the spirit of the holidays and the love of community.  Central Valley staff and others donated gently use items and one extra special person donated new toys. Because Jarvis is divided between CVA and Barringer, the group held the fundraiser in both buildings. Students “shop” in small […]

By December 19, 2019

CBS to air Marek Bush Musial Award

CBS will air the 2019 Musial Awards ceremony as a one-hour TV special on CBS nationally this Saturday, December 21 at 2 p.m.  One of the recipients is CVA wrestler Marek Bush. There will be encore airings on CBS Sports Network on Monday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. […]

By December 19, 2019

CV asks fans to embrace sportsmanship at events

Central Valley School District works hard to build a sense of pride, personal responsibility, and sportsmanship in our athletes. We ask that our many fans help us in this goal by modeling those same qualities as they cheer on our Thunder teams.  We want to encourage our athletes, while remaining respectful of the opposing team […]

By December 16, 2019

Central Valley CSD Foundation honors first quarter Students and Employees of the Month

The Central Valley Central School District Foundation recognized the district’s students and employees of the quarter at its December 10 meeting. “We implemented this program at the beginning of the school year as a way to recognize students for excellence in academics and character,” said JoAnn Duga, Foundation president. “It’s also a great way to […]

By December 13, 2019

Four Thunder earn honors in ladies soccer

Lady’s soccer players Reilly Rich, Camryn Stone, and Jazmyn Gillette and Coach Jonna Costin were received New York State Class B honors for their 2019 soccer season. Rich was named New York State Player of the Year. Stone was named a 3rd team All State selection. Gillette was named a 4th team All State selection. […]