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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, […]

By March 9, 2017

See Personalized Learning at work at Jarvis

With help from Capital Region BOCES Communications videographer Justin Cortese, we are able to give you a look at Personalized Learning at Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School. We spoke to three teachers and several students who have been actively a part of Personalized Learning. We had tons of great stories and video footage, but had […]

By February 27, 2017

March 1, 2017 Board of Education Special Meeting

CENTRAL VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION — SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 2017 – 7:00 p.m. CENTRAL VALLEY ACADEMY AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER (7:00 p.m.) – LGI II. EXECUTIVE SESSION (7:01 p.m.) – High School Office Conference Room Board of Education and IMUT Executive Committee Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the […]

By February 7, 2017

Central Valley investigating possible presence of bedbugs

Central Valley has contacted Orkin Pest Control to determine the possible presence of bedbugs in our buildings after an insect was found crawling up the wall in the CVA main lobby. A student has reportedly posted a photo of the insect online. Orkin will use trained dogs in each of our buildings to identify the […]