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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 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

Professional development is good for teachers, and students

Central Valley parents look at the district calendar and see a Superintendent’s Conference Day or learn their child’s teacher is out of the classroom attending some conference. Understandably, they wonder if this is the best use of school time. After all, days off can disrupt child care and work schedules. And students perform best with a highly qualified teacher at the front of […]

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 10, 2015

Students display at Youth Art Month

Central Valley artists have their works on display Mar. 1-31 at the Bassett Healthcare in Herkimer. The art show is part of the Herkimer County Art Circles’ 6th Annual Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs. For […]

By March 10, 2015

Three CVA teams qualify as scholar athletes

Three CVA varsity winter sports teams have qualified for New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar Athlete Team Awards. To be eligible, the combined grade point average (GPA) of a minimum number of varsity team members must be 90 or higher. The number of of members varies by sport. Coaches and athletic directors may […]

By March 6, 2015

CVA’s Zach Crim triple jumps at state indoor championships

On Friday, Mar. 6 and Saturday, Mar. 7, CVA junior Zach Crim competes in the triple jump at the New York State Public High School indoor track championship meet at Cornell University.  To earn the right, he finished first at the Sectional Class meet and the State Qualifier.  He is just one of two athletes representing Section […]

By March 5, 2015

Lego robots raise learning to a new height in Jake Lutke’s science class

Take a peek inside Jake Lutke’s Applied Science classroom at Central Valley Academy where students gain real-world skills as they learn to build and program Lego robots. Don’t be deceived by the name. These Legos are not toys. Just see for yourself.

By March 4, 2015

Grades 3-12 preview Bye Bye Birdie

Barringer Road and Fisher elementary third and fourth graders, and all Jarvis Middle School and CVA students got a sneak peak at four scenes from CVA Drama Club’s upcoming production of “Bye Bye Birdie” on Wednesday, Mar. 4. The musical is satire of American life in 1958, a time of rotary telephones and the birth of […]