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By July 10, 2019

CVA school day to lengthen by 18 minutes

When school begins in the fall, CVA will have a slightly longer school day. Each period will be two minutes longer—42 minutes long. The longer day will not impact bus runs. The change is to meet New York State requirements for the time students spend in class each day. View the schedule.

By July 5, 2019

Central Valley Foundation elects 2019-20 officers

On June 11, the Central Valley Central School District Foundation elected its officers for the 2019 – 2020 school year. President—JoAnn Duga Vice-president—Michael Conover Secretary—Rebecca Gillette Treasurer—Cory McDowell Publicity Chariperson—Molly Bonnell Media Chairperson—Krissi Newtown Fundraising Chairperson—Jaclyn Moore BOE Liaison—Matt Darrow Barringer Road Liaison—Emilie Bell Jarvis Liaison—Lyn Cipriano Jarvis Liaison—Jennifer DeRocco “We have a wonderful group […]

By July 2, 2019

2019-20 grades K-8 school supply lists

Kindergarten (2) boxes of 24-count Crayola crayons (2) boxes of 10-count Crayola “Classic Colors” washable markers (No skinny markers please) (1) package of Ticonderoga pre-sharpened pencils (1) pair of Fiskars child-safe scissors (1) hard case pencil box (12) Elmer’s glue sticks Regular-sized backpack (no wheels please) Your child will also need a change of clothes, […]

By June 28, 2019

Senior Brooke Newtown earns two diplomas – CVA and associate degree

CVA student Brooke Newtown would have walked across the stage at the May 19 Herkimer College graduation to receive her associate degree if not for one limitation: She still had about a month of high school left. “You have to be a high-school graduate to graduate from college,” she said, with a laugh. Newtown will […]

By June 27, 2019

Summer Fitness Center hours for student athletes

Our coaches and physical education staff are pitching in to make the fitness center available for CVA grades 9-12 athletes this summer. Click this link to go to our Google doc with the most current hours.  

By June 18, 2019

Mott Marathon

Here are the stats and finish photos for the 2019 Mott Marathon: 13th Running “The Run to Remember Ryan” in memory of Ryan Donato (Ilion ’10) who passed away at the age of 26 after a brief but determined battle with soft tissue myxoid sarcoma. $5,195 raised for the Herkimer County Humane Society in Ryan’s […]

By June 10, 2019

Central Valley to consider Remington school building future

The Central Valley School District Board of Education is looking into the future of the former Remington Elementary School. Herkimer BOCES currently rents the building, primarily to house its Pathways Academy. BOCES officials have expressed interest in purchasing the property. Although selling the building makes financial sense, Central Valley board members want to weigh all […]

By May 27, 2019

Kindergartners celebrate Memorial Day

On May 21, Fisher Elementary kindergartners wrapped up their study of Memorial Day with a patriotic concert. They sang songs, read historical facts, and honored branches of the military. A highlight was honoring several veterans and active duty members of the military who were present.

By May 21, 2019

Voters approve 2019-20 budget

Central Valley School District voters went to polls on Tuesday, May 21 and approved the district’s proposed 2019-20 school budget. The budget passed with 93.2 percent in favor. The $51,949,184 budget increases spending 9.37 percent or $4,449,184 over the current year and carries no tax levy increase. The final count was: Yes— 262 No— 29 Voters also […]

By May 21, 2019

Lessons from a champion – meet Hunter Shaut

Last winter the sports pages were filled with stories about Hunter Shaut, Central Valley’s two-time state wrestling champion. The bigger story, however, comes from Hunter—what it took to become a champion. The lessons he shares are important for everyone, regardless of career paths.