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By March 9, 2015

CVA Media Specialist brings books to life for third & fourth graders

When CVA Media Specialist Steve Inzer visits the Central Valley elementary schools, he is more than a guest reader. (Note: Mr. Inzer read at Fisher Elementary library on Thursday, Mar. 5 and will read the same books at Barringer Road Elementary on Thursday, Mar. 12.) He shares personal stories and asks thoughtful questions, helping students make a deeper connection to […]

By March 4, 2015

Grades 3-12 preview Bye Bye Birdie

Barringer Road and Fisher elementary third and fourth graders, and all Jarvis Middle School and CVA students got a sneak peak at four scenes from CVA Drama Club’s upcoming production of “Bye Bye Birdie” on Wednesday, Mar. 4. The musical is satire of American life in 1958, a time of rotary telephones and the birth of […]

By February 13, 2015

Cold…To close or not to close

A message from Superintendent Rich Hughes I spent last night and this morning doing what I do every other day during the winter, checking the weather reports to see if there was a reason for concern.  The decision to close is easy when there is a 100% chance that a snowstorm is going to hit—as was […]

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By January 26, 2015

Superintendent begins stakeholder meetings

When Rich Hughes interviewed for his new job as Central Valley’s superintendent of schools, he repeatedly said he needed to get to know the people of the district to better understand the school and the community. In his first weeks, he visited each school, speaking randomly with students and staff. On Tuesday, Jan. 20, he began […]

By January 13, 2015

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By January 12, 2015

Are you reading Parent Today? If not, you’re missing out

Raising a child is hard and often confusing. All parents sometimes wonder if they are doing the right things to help their children get the most out of school and life. Central Valley wants to help. Central Valley offers parents a free—that’s right—a free electronic newsletter called “Parent Today.” Every two weeks, Parent Today presents helpful […]

By January 8, 2015

School Closed Feb. 9

Central Valley School District will be closed Monday, Feb. 9 due to the ongoing snowstorm.

By December 30, 2014

Freedom of Information

Does the district have a policy concerning public access to information? Yes, in accordance with the federal Freedom of Information Act, Community Relations Policy 1100.1 details the district policy regarding public access to records. Where can I find information related to the school? Central Valley Central School attempts to make all relevant information publicly available to parents, […]

By November 21, 2014

Jarvis sixth grade gives back to the community

Jarvis Middle School’s sixth grade spent Friday morning, Nov. 21 learning one of life’s most important lessons—the need to give back to the community. Sixth graders cleaned and organized pews at the Blessed Sacrament Church, cleaned and cared for animals at the Herkimer County Humane Society, made crafts with residents at Mohawk Homestead, traveled to […]

By October 29, 2014

Safety in our schools

Each day, Ilion and Mohawk parents send more than 2,300 students to our schools. Parents have a right to expect that Central Valley CSD is doing its very best to make certain those students are safe. The board of education and school staff take that responsibility seriously. Learning can only happen in an environment where […]