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By September 4, 2015

All Central Valley students to receive free school meals

Beginning on the first day of school, Tuesday, Sept. 8, Central Valley School District students will provide free breakfast and lunch to all students who eat at a Central Valley school. That’s right, every student. The district received notification midday on Friday, Sept. 4 that New York’s Child Nutrition Program had approved Central Valley’s application for the […]

By August 27, 2015

BOE approves Herkimer wrestlers joining CVA squad

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, the Central Valley Board of Education voted to allow wrestlers from Herkimer to participate on the Central Valley wrestling team for the 2015-16 school year. Superintendent Rich Hughes made the recommendation, saying the decision was not taken lightly and that it involved weighing numerous factors. “The first consideration for any sports merger […]

By August 25, 2015

Assistant Superintendent Stocker accepts Stockbridge CSD job

Central Valley Assistant Superintendent Cynthia Stocker has been named the new superintendent at Stockbridge CSD. Mrs. Stocker will begin her new job in early October. Mrs. Stocker began her career in Whitesboro as a special education teacher and later a kindergarten teacher. She came to Mohawk as the Director of Student Services and was later named high […]

By August 14, 2015

CVA boys refine skills at St. Lawrence soccer camp

The last week of July, Coach Jim Mott and 15 Central Valley Academy boy soccer players traveled to St Lawrence University to take part the Lake Placid Soccer Centre’s Competitive Soccer Camp. For six days, the players competed against teams from Montreal and across New York. A team of coaches from the world famous Coerver Coaching Academy drilled the […]

Rumble of Thunder—Moving forward
By July 24, 2015

Rumble of Thunder—Moving forward

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By June 25, 2015

Second grade pen pals finally spend a day together

At the beginning of the school year, each second grader in Fisher and Barringer Road elementary schools was assigned a student in the opposite school with whom to correspond. The students finally had the opportunity to meet and share a day together on Monday, June 15 at Fisher Elementary. The day was filled with educational, fun and […]

By May 16, 2015

Superintendent upholds prom decision

Central Valley School District Superintendent Rich Hughes determined Saturday that school officials had acted appropriately in telling sophomore Destiny Bush that she could not attend the school’s 2015 junior prom. Dr. Hughes decided to review the circumstances after learning of an article in the Saturday edition of the Utica Observer-Dispatch even though there wasn’t an […]

By May 15, 2015

Clicky teaches on- and offline safety

NetSmartz and KidSmartz are programs through the National Center for Missing and Exploited children to help teach kids safer behaviors and to educate families about preventing child abduction. Both programs offer an array of materials and video on their websites for educators, parents, kids and teens. On April 17 Fisher and Barringer Road Elementary had […]

By May 11, 2015

Proposed capital project – get the facts

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, Central Valley School District residents approved the district’s proposed $73.6 million capital project. Project highlights No additional local tax levy to cover the cost (no increase in local taxes) Work to all four school buildings Aligns buildings with academic programs designed to prepare Central Valley students for the 21st century Links […]

By April 10, 2015

Update: Capital project will not increase tax levy

Central Valley’s proposed capital project will not increase the tax levy. That news results from small changes to the project and updated building aid information. Superintendent Rich Hughes said original estimates had ranged from no added taxes to as much as $28 on the average home. “Working with the state, we made some modifications to the […]