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By February 21, 2018

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

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… Embedded […]

By October 13, 2017

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

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 […]

By September 5, 2017

BOE adopts 2017-18 goals

At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 29, the Central Valley Board of Education adopted the following district goals: 1) Culture & Community Engagement Central Valley CSD will work to promote family and community engagement in the education of our students. CVCSD believes that it takes a community to raise and educate a child. We […]

By August 30, 2017

Central Valley partners to provide student mental health services

Central Valley is partnering with The Neighborhood Center, Inc. to provide students and their families with much-needed counseling. “Our school district faces multiple challenges as we try to meet our students’ health care needs,” said Central Valley Director of Student Services Lisa Hoffman. “First, Herkimer County has been identified as a federally designated Health Professional […]

By August 22, 2017

To Central Valley families—complete your CEP forms

Central Valley NEEDS these forms completed and returned Lack of completed forms places school aid and free meals at risk By now, all households with children attending Central Valley should have received a partially completed Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Household Income Eligibility Form. Unfortunately, many households are not completing the forms. We’ve created the following Q&A […]

By August 1, 2017

CVA Thunder boys soccer builds skills over the summer

For the fourth straight year, the CVA Boys Soccer team took their show on the road St. Lawrence University to attend the Lake Placid Soccer Coerver Soccer Camp at St. Lawrence University. This summer’s trek marked Coach Jim Mott’s 12th trip to the camp over his coaching career. These off-season visits have yielded big dividends […]

By April 24, 2017

Three vie for two BOE spots

Three residents are running as candidates for two open seats on the Central Valley Board of Education. Running (in order as they will appear on the ballot) are Kelly Rowland, Travis Costin and Patrick Doherty. The two top vote-getters will replace incumbents Walt Mr. Roginski and Matthew Shedd who are not seeking re-election. The election will be concurrently with the annual budget […]

By April 3, 2017

CV music students learn from accomplished artists

Beginning Monday, Apr. 3, Central Valley will again host the Bridge Arts Ensemble (BAE). This is the fourth consecutive year the group has visited our schools. The ensemble of six New York City artists (see their biographies below) will spend their first three days at Central Valley Academy leading workshops with members of the school’s vocal, […]