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CVA Announcements

By December 5, 2016

Central Valley mourns the loss of one of our Thunder

The students and staff of Central Valley are mourning the loss of CVA sophomore Jared McManus who passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Dec. 2. No other details are available at this time. The district will post funeral service information when known. In addition to taking classes at CVA, Jared was a student in […]

By November 28, 2016

CVA conducts lockdown drill and dog sweep

At 8:40 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, Central Valley Academy conducted a lockdown drill and dog sweep. The Ilion Police Department coordinated the drill and the New York State Police canine unit performed the sweep. New York requires all schools to practice emergency response drills such as lockdown and fire drills. A school would enter […]

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By November 23, 2016

Campus CMG moves in anticipation of capital project start

Staff, students, and visitors to Central Valley school buildings may see a couple of unfamiliar faces walking around—Scott Bulriss and Joe Nolan of Campus CMG. The two are responsible for overseeing the district’s voter-approved capital project. Their office at Central Valley Academy is in the former middle school office suite. The two are busy getting everything settled in […]

By November 21, 2016

Thunder football players honored for 2016 season

A total of 13 CVA football players were recognized for their outstanding play during the 2016 season in Section III, Class B East. Joshua Klosner (RB), Adam Klosner (DB), Jacob Slaughter (DE), Alex Dihrberg (OF), and Robert Baker (LB) were named 1st Team All Stars. Ryan Bulger (OL), Noah Lynch (DE), James Thorn (TE), and Kyle […]

By November 17, 2016

Decline in NY tax collection clouds Central Valley’s fiscal future

New York’s tax revenues are declining. That leaves Central Valley district officials wondering about future funding. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently announced the state’s tax receipts are down $1.3 billion compared to the last year. That is unsettling news, because 83 percent of Central Valley’s funding comes from state aid. “Just 17 percent […]

By November 17, 2016

First stage of CV Smart Bond technology plan moves forward

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 17, the Central Valley Board of Education approved the first phase of the district’s Smart School Investment Plan (SSIP1). The proposal would spend $1 million for technology upgrades to Jarvis Middle School. All work is funded entirely through New York’s Smart Schools Bond Act—at no additional cost to the […]

By November 14, 2016

Seven Thunder boys soccer players honored by Tri Valley League

Seven CVA Thunder soccer players and coach Jim Mott were recognized by the Tri Valley League sports league. Senior Tanner Cook was named small school Offensive Player of the Year. Cook and teammates Tyler Rhude, Jacob Emrich, and Nick Dunning were named to the small division first team. Jack Hall, Austin Lindberg, and Derek Streeter received honorable […]

By October 18, 2016

More from Spirit Week

Mr. Inzer and Mrs. Kelly captured photos of Spirit Week as students drifted in and out of the CVA library. Check them out. CVA Library Spirit Week Photos

By October 18, 2016

Answers to BOE questions

The Central Valley Board of Education routinely receives questions regarding school programs and policies. Following are some of those questions and corresponding answers gathered from: Michele Pilla, Principal of Harry M. Fisher Elementary School (PK-1) Jeremy Rich, Principal of Barringer Road Elementary School (2-4) Melissa Hoskey, Principal of Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School (5-8) Richard […]

By October 13, 2016

Medical program focuses life plans for three CVA students

Last June, Senior Skylar Mower and sophomores Trinity Cook and Brooke Newtown attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Mass. Over two and a half days, they listened to Nobel Prize winners, Google and Intel science competition winners, educators, and motivational speakers. They attended sessions that talked about medical fields and how to get […]