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By February 13, 2017

Smooth start for Navy Corps program

Just two weeks into the second semester, you would think CVA’s new Navy National Defense Corps of Cadets (NNDCC) class had been running for years. Almost 70 students enrolled in this program that focuses on citizenship, patriotism, and life skills. Over four years, the course covers 60 lessons ranging from geography and vector math to […]

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By December 23, 2016

CVA Student Council spreads holiday cheer

For the fourth straight year, the Central Valley Academy Student Council took time out from regular classwork to share a little happiness at the holidays. On Thursday, Dec. 22, 21 Student Council members and advisers Jon Cole and Bill Obernesser visited 50 elderly Mohawk and Ilion residents delivering gifts bags of food. The Herkimer County […]

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By December 14, 2016

Valley Duals boasted more than great wrestling

Central Valley Academy’s wrestlers put on a show at the 2016 Valley Duals wrestling tournament held at CVA Dec. 9-10. Although Thunder dominated the mats (Mason Bush, Jon Charles, David Bardo, CJ Walz, Hunter Shaut, Tanner Cook, and Collin Treen went undefeated in CVA’s 8-0 victory), the tournament’s biggest story wasn’t in the stats. It was found in […]

Eight CVA Thunder complete peer mediation training
By December 9, 2016

Eight CVA Thunder complete peer mediation training

Eight CVA students recently completed the Catholic Charities Peace Treaty Peer Mediation Training program. Richard Brewer, Michael Cool, Colin Dawley, Katherine Fogerty, Isaiah Joyner, Taylor Listovitch, Anaya Sumanasuriya and Drew Temple now join CVA’s team of previously trained mediators. Peer mediators receive communication and mediation skills training. They work with students of the same age-group to help resolve […]

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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 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 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 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 […]

By September 15, 2016

Diversity Day invites CVA community to grow together

While the world wrestles with differences that divide people, Central Valley Academy has found a way to celebrate those differences. Each spring, students and staff host Diversity Day. CVA’s Alliance Group, Foreign Language Club, and cafeteria staff join forces to explore new ideas and to learn about other cultures and beliefs through food, displays, and activities. Food […]

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