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By January 31, 2020

The Grand Scarf Exchange builds school and community ties

Kathleen Deck is the Family & Consumer Sciences teacher at Central Valley Academy. Her husband Fred is the Administrator at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing in Ilion. Central Valley is always looking for ways to build ties with the community. The Grand is always looking for way to connect residents with people and activities outside […]

By January 31, 2020

CVA bakers top Cupcake Wars

Kathleen Deck’s CVA Baking Classes squared off on Jan. 10 for the 2020 CVA Cupcake Wars. Teams of three or four students researched and submitted recipes. They assembled and decorated their desserts in preparation of judging. The competition required each team to bake a delicious cupcake and to decorate it in a Disney theme. Decorations […]

By December 6, 2019

Thomas to sing at Conference All-State

Congratulations to Madilyn Thomas, who is representing CVA at Conference All-State in Rochester. Madilyn scored a perfect score on her Level VI NYSSMA solo to become one of just 70 Soprano I singers. She joins the 280-student All-State Mixed Chorus under the direction of Dr. Jerry Blackstone, Choir Director at the University of Michigan, for […]

By November 26, 2019

Seniors take advantage of Herkimer College Instant Admit Day

Seventeen CVA seniors took advantage of Herkimer College’s Instant Admit Day on Monday, Nov. 25. Representatives of Herkimer College met with CVA students, explained the college’s many offerings, and helped complete admission paperwork. At the conclusion, the students are accepted and ready to start college at Herkimer this fall.

By November 26, 2019

Key Club’s Socktober collects almost 300 pairs

Thanks to everyone who contributed to CVA Key Club’s Socktober campaign. Thanks to your generosity, the members are sending almost 300 pairs of new socks to Catholic Charities’ Herkimer County Homeless and Runaway Youth program.

By November 14, 2019

Key Club Operation Candy Cane drive underway

From now through Nov. 26, the CVA Key Club is collecting items for Operation Candy Cane, a program that provides deploying service members with snacks and drinks as they await their flights in the Corporal Gregory Harris Courtesy Room at Syracuse Airport. Students in each grade have been asked to contribute the following: 7th- ground […]

By July 31, 2019

CVA announces 4th quarter honor roll

Central Valley Academy proudly announces Honor Roll recipients for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year. Grades to achieve Honor Roll are as follows: Principal’s Honor Roll: 95-100 High Honor Roll: 90-94.9 Honor Roll: 85-89.99 12th Grade Principal’s Honor Roll Cheyenne Keeler, Taylor Listovitch, Katelyn Overacker, Jacob Schoff, Gabrielle Sheldrick, Jade Shepardson, Carter Wynn […]

By December 11, 2018

CVA Tree of Wishes speaks to the true meaning of the holidays

When CVA teachers came up with idea of a Tree of Wishes, few could imagine the powerful message it would deliver. The simple construction paper tree and garland are adorned with construction paper ornaments. Each ornament carries a student wish along with the student’s initials. Some of the wishes are for Christmas gifts. Others are […]

By December 4, 2018

CVA’s Fuentes builds prosthetic for a young drummer in World of Technology

CVA junior Gabriel Fuentes has taken advantage of his World of Technology class, both to learn important real-world skills and to improve the life of another student. Gabriel took on a project to design and build a prosthetic that would enable a nine-year old Thomas Roy to play the drums with both hands. Thomas was […]

By November 30, 2018

CVA honors Scholar Athletes

Central Valley is pleased to announce that 43 athletes earned NYS High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete awards for maintaining a school average of 90 or higher throughout the 2018 spring sport season. The students were publicly honored at the November Board of Education meeting. Named were: Girls Golf Mikayla Canipe Graduates: Caroline Gardner, Rachel Malone, […]