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CVA Announcements

By September 5, 2017

BOE adopts 2017-18 goals

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Central Valley Board of Education adopted the following district goals: 1) Culture & Community Engagement Central Valley CSD will work to promote family and community engagement in the education of our students. CVCSD believes that it takes a community to raise and educate a child. We […]

By August 30, 2017

Central Valley partners to provide student mental health services

Central Valley is partnering with The Neighborhood Center, Inc. to provide students and their families with much-needed counseling. “Our school district faces multiple challenges as we try to meet our students’ health care needs,” said Central Valley Director of Student Services Lisa Hoffman. “First, Herkimer County has been identified as a federally designated Health Professional […]

By August 22, 2017

To Central Valley families—complete your CEP forms

Central Valley NEEDS these forms completed and returned Lack of completed forms places school aid and free meals at risk By now, all households with children attending Central Valley should have received a partially completed Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Household Income Eligibility Form. Unfortunately, many households are not completing the forms. We’ve created the following Q&A […]

By August 1, 2017

CVA Thunder boys soccer builds skills over the summer

For the fourth straight year, the CVA Boys Soccer team took their show on the road St. Lawrence University to attend the Lake Placid Soccer Coerver Soccer Camp at St. Lawrence University. This summer’s trek marked Coach Jim Mott’s 12th trip to the camp over his coaching career. These off-season visits have yielded big dividends […]

By June 15, 2017

Watch CVA say farewell and thank you to retirees

CVA staff and students visited four retiring teachers to say thank you for their years of service. Embedded YouTube video of Central Valley Academy staff and students saying thank you to retiring teachers

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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 April 4, 2017

Sweethearts and Heroes helps CVA take on bullying

Ten seconds. That’s all it takes to defuse a bullying incident. That was one of the important takeaways from a “Sweethearts and Heroes” presentation to CVA students and faculty. Ultimate Fighting Championship athlete and college wrestling All-American Tom Murphy delivered a straightforward message and practical ways to put an end to bullying. Murphy had contacted CVA […]

By April 3, 2017

CV music students learn from accomplished artists

Beginning Monday, Apr. 3, Central Valley will again host the Bridge Arts Ensemble (BAE). This is the fourth consecutive year the group has visited our schools. The ensemble of six New York City artists (see their biographies below) will spend their first three days at Central Valley Academy leading workshops with members of the school’s vocal, […]

By March 15, 2017

Friday, March 17 will be regular school day

Winter weather finally caught up with the Central Valley CSD calendar. We have used all our allotted emergency days. To meet New York requirements for instructional days, we need to take back scheduled days off. We weighed the options and decided to make this Friday’s Superintendent’s Conference Day a regular school day. All students and staff […]

By March 9, 2017

See Personalized Learning at work at Jarvis

With help from Capital Region BOCES Communications videographer Justin Cortese, we are able to give you a look at Personalized Learning at Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School. We spoke to three teachers and several students who have been actively a part of Personalized Learning. We had tons of great stories and video footage, but had […]