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By November 30, 2018 Read More →

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, […]

By November 19, 2018 Read More →

Fighting the battle against vaping

E-cigarette, smoking pen, Juul—whatever terms you use—have become the next major threat to Central Valley students’ lives. The cleverly packaged, flavored, high-nicotine smoking alternatives are quietly and quickly addicting students. Worse, students believe that because electronic cigarettes don’t actually burn, they are safe. The facts say otherwise. “We are seeing increasing numbers of students with […]

By October 25, 2018 Read More →

Laurie Landry receives Jarvis Thor hammer

Jarvis school secretary Laurie Landry received the Thor hammer from chorus teacher Andrea Nitti.

By March 29, 2018 Read More →

New resource: Copyright guidelines for students and educators

Students and teachers often ask, can I use this song in my project or lesson? Here’s a great document that helps answer that question.

By March 6, 2018 Read More →

A word from Mr. Rich about school safety

Events in our nation are harsh reminders that we live in difficult times. Sadly, we have come to realize that what happens in cities far away could happen—even our small community. So what do we do as adults? Do we give in to fear? Do we stay indoors behind locked doors and hope we will […]

By March 1, 2018 Read More →

Four wrestlers place in state tourney—team is State #1

For the second consecutive year, CVA’s wrestling team is the New York State Division 2 Tournament Champion.  CVA captured the 2018 New York State Division 2 Tournament title on Feb. 23 and 24 at Albany’s Times Union Center. Four Thunder wrestlers qualified for the tournament and all four placed in the top 4. Marek Bush became […]

By February 21, 2018 Read More →

Construction updates as of Feb. 21

He is crafting something for Central Valley concerning safety that he wants ready before our students return from break.  Read the details below: Fisher Construction is on-time. All work to be completed by the start of school Sept. ’18 Completed to date: New roofs New boiler Central office, including the main office, nurse’s suite, and […]

By October 24, 2017 Read More →

Learn about Barringer Road’s Makerspace

Barringer Road technology teacher Emily Huxley allowed us to sit in and watch her Makerspace in action. Makerspace enables students to use their imaginations and creativity to solve problems. In the process, they learn – differently than just sitting in a chair and reading or listening. But let Emily and her class tell you…

By October 13, 2017 Read More →

Great things are happening in our classrooms

For the past two days, teachers and administrators visited classrooms in all four Central Valley schools. And what they saw was awesome! Teachers were teaching small groups of students, carefully tailoring that instruction to meet each student’s needs. Teachers were using data (progress measures) to develop materials targeted at student’s needs and to track each […]

By September 14, 2017 Read More →

No shot, no school begins Sept. 21

Beginning, Thursday, Sept. 21, Jarvis Middle school students are at risk of being excluded from school for not having required immunizations. The Jarvis and CVA health offices have notified the families of students still needing the immunizations. Under New York State law: Beginning Sept. 1, 2016 all students entering grades 7 and 12 must be inoculated […]