A message from Central Valley Superintendent of Schools Rich Hughes Last week, Gov. Cuomo presented his State of the State and budget address. His proposals were bold, to say the least. Some are good for schools and others are open to debate. Superintendent Rich Hughes’ offers his understanding of the proposals and how they will […]
When Rich Hughes interviewed for his new job as Central Valley’s superintendent of schools, he repeatedly said he needed to get to know the people of the district to better understand the school and the community. In his first weeks, he visited each school, speaking randomly with students and staff. On Tuesday, Jan. 20, he began […]
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Raising a child is hard and often confusing. All parents sometimes wonder if they are doing the right things to help their children get the most out of school and life. Central Valley wants to help. Central Valley offers parents a free—that’s right—a free electronic newsletter called “Parent Today.” Every two weeks, Parent Today presents helpful […]
Central Valley School District will be closed Monday, Feb. 9 due to the ongoing snowstorm.
Central Valley Academy has some important order dates coming up next week. Mark your calendars so you don’t miss out on senior graduation announcements or yearbook orders. Class of 2015 graduation announcements, cap & gown orders – Jan. 14 A Jostens’ representative will be in the cafeteria 11-11:50 a.m. on Jan. 14 to assist with cap and […]
The final days before the holiday break were filled with activity at Central Valley Academy. Student Council sponsored a faculty family holiday party complete with music by the CVA Select Chorus, refreshments and a visit from Santa. Student Council also delivered 51 Cheer Baskets to shut-ins in Mohawk and Ilion. Faculty and staff also celebrated […]
On December 15, 2014 between 8:06 and 8:50 a.m., Central Valley Academy students were placed on lockdown. A drug sweep was scheduled by CVA Administration and members of the Village of Ilion Police Department assisted by the New York State Police K-9 Units. Classes were not disrupted and students remained in their classroom. The K-9 […]
Jarvis Middle School’s sixth grade spent Friday morning, Nov. 21 learning one of life’s most important lessons—the need to give back to the community. Sixth graders cleaned and organized pews at the Blessed Sacrament Church, cleaned and cared for animals at the Herkimer County Humane Society, made crafts with residents at Mohawk Homestead, traveled to […]
Under new requirements signed into law on Oct. 21, New York schools will soon have to train all high school students in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated defibrillators (AEDs). Central Valley Academy is not waiting to do the right thing. Last fall and summer, CVA physical education teachers Jane Connors and Jonna Costin […]