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By October 2, 2015

Dr. Hughes named Lexington Education fellowship finalist

Central Valley Superintendent Rich Hughes has been named a Lexington Education Leadership Fellowship finalist. The Lexington Institute, a non-profit public policy think tank focused on education reform, sponsors this 6-month program to expose district superintendents to personalized learning and facilitate the first steps to implementation within their own districts. “For the last 100 years, education treated students as if they […]

By September 25, 2015

BOE public hearing regarding district’s Internet Safety and Cyberbullying policy

At 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 30 in the CVA Large Group Instruction room, the Central Valley School Board of Education will conduct a public hearing concerning the district’s current Internet Safety and Cyberbullying policy. The public hearing will precede the board’s regular meeting at 7 p.m. All residents are invited.

Meet CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak
By September 24, 2015

Meet CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak

Get to know a little about the new CVA Assistant Principal Jeremy Kozak in the Staff Spotlight.

Posted in: District, Spotlight
By September 17, 2015

CV’s future—improve student outcomes

Central Valley School District Board of Education President Steve Coupe and Superintendent Rich Hughes set the tone for the 2015-16 school-year in their presentation to district staff on Sept. 2. The message was clear and positive. The district is making dramatic changes in both curriculum and culture to improve student outcomes. Dr. Hughes clearly stated […]

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

Posted in: District
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 […]