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CVA Guidance Office launches Naviance how-to videos

The Central Valley Guidance Office has created videos to help parents learn about Naviance, an important college and career planning tool. What is Naviance? How to Log in (for parents)

By November 1, 2017 Read More →

2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Business, NNDCC & Phys Ed Departments

Business Department Accounting (College Now)—11th-12th Grade (1 credit/3 college credits) This course is an introduction to keeping business and financial records and covers the basic accounting cycle. The student will be able to keep a simple set of books upon completion of the course. It is an excellent course for students planning a career in […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – FACS & Technology Departments

Family and Consumer Science Department Fashion and Design—10th-12th Grade (.5 credit) This course focuses on fashion, clothing and textiles. Activities include preparing a PowerPoint presentation of the history of fashions and designers of the fashion industry, scrapbook of design elements and principles in clothing, laboratory experiences on the care and uses of fibers and fabrics, […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Art & Music Departments

Art Department Studio Art—9th-12th Grade (1 credit) Three fundamentals of art stage the outline for this course: The Elements, The Nature of Art (aesthetics) and Movements of Art. Students participate in research, observations, studies, readings and experimentations; a process used to build comprehension and exploration into the process of visual productions. The student portfolio will […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Foreign Language Department

Foreign Language Department Spanish 1—9th Grade (1 credit) The work done in this course is broadened and intensified with continued emphasis on communicative proficiency. At the conclusion of the course in June, students will take the Proficiency Exam as the final exam. Spanish 2—10th Grade (1 credit) The work done in Level 1 is broadened […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Science Department

Science Department Note: Students are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of laboratory activities with satisfactory written reports to be eligible to take the Regents Examination at the end of any Regents Science course. Living Environment (R)—9th Grade (1 credit) This course is the branch of science that investigates the origin, structure, function […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Math Department

Mathematics Department Algebra 1 CC A—9th Grade (1 credit) This course is designed to prepare students for the Algebra Common Core Regents Exam. CC A is the first 60% of the material covered in Algebra 1 CC (R). Topics covered include equations, expressions, functions, sequences, linear equations, linear inequalities and exponents. A local exam will […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – Social Studies Department

Social Studies Global History & Geography 1—9th Grade (1 credit) The first year of a two-year sequence begins with a chronological approach to the survey of world history. Students study the Ancient World (4000 BC-500 AD), Expanding Zones of Exchange and Encounter (500-1200 AD), Global Interaction (1220-1650 AD), and the First Global Age (1450-1770 AD). […]

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By October 31, 2017 Read More →

2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – English Department

English English 9—9th Grade (1 credit) This course addresses the four components of language instruction. Students will read, write, listen and speak for a variety of purposes. These skills will be applied to literary response, critical analysis, and situations involving social interaction. Writing is coordinated with reading and developed through skill activities and process writing. […]

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2017-18 CVA Course of Study Handbook – NYS Testing Requirements for Graduation

Regents Diploma (Passing grade 65): Five (5) required Regents exams with a score of 65 or better as follows: Humanities Pathway: 1 Math, 1 Science, ELA, Global History and Geography and U.S. History and Government STEM Pathway: One additional Regents exam in a different course in mathematics or science. Examples: 2 Math, 1 Science, ELA […]