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By April 8, 2016

Three Jarvis artists to show at county NASA art show

Jarvis Middle School sixth graders Kiera Gallagher, Allen Parker, and Zoe Penner represent their school in an art show at Mohawk Antiques Mall, 100 E. Main St., Mohawk. The show opens 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 16 and continues for one week. Kiera’s, Allen’s and Zoe’s are three of 135 works submitted from across Herkimer County […]

By April 5, 2016

Looking for the library?

We’ve added a quicker way to the library/media page. Just scroll over Academics above and click on the Library/Media Center link.

By April 5, 2016

Central Valley celebrates Music In Our Schools Month

The Central Valley Music Department recently celebrated Music In Our Schools Month (MIOSM) with a variety of grade 7-12 concerts at Central Valley Academy.  Music In Our Schools month began in the 1970’s in New York State with NYSSMA and is now celebrated across the country during the month of March and sponsored by NAfME (National […]

By April 4, 2016

Central Valley to receive less than expected school aid

New York’s enacted 2016-17 state budget disappointed Central Valley officials—it contained $200,000 less school aid than expected. “When we heard the budget would include $291 million more in foundation aid the governor proposal, we estimated receiving roughly $200,000 more than the governor had promised,” said Superintendent Rich Hughes. Dr. Hughes said the the district will still […]

By April 1, 2016

District to allow quiet reading during testing

Central Valley School District will allow students to read silently during the NYS Grades 3-8 assessments. “The debate over assessments has become a distraction from our core mission, educating every child to the best of our and their abilities,” said Superintendent Rich Hughes. “In cases where a parent asks that his or her student not take the test, those […]

Rumble of Thunder—Brainstorming the future
By March 31, 2016

Rumble of Thunder—Brainstorming the future

March 21, 2016 It’s been way too long since I posted a blog. Time for me to get back to posting my thoughts and happenings at Central Valley.  Below is a letter sent to staff to chat about things we are working on to improve what we do, educate our Thunder.  As always, please feel […]

By March 24, 2016

Jack Day’s brave tale sets the stage for the 2016 Mott Marathon

In November 2009, Ilion junior Jack Day discovered a sensitive mole on top of his head. That day began his brave journey battling melanoma, a battle that ended with his death in August 2015. It is in his honor that CVA will hold its tenth annual Mott Marathon. “Jack’s Day” will celebrate Jack’s life and […]

By March 21, 2016

Rumble of Thunder—Dr. Hughes addresses proposed changes

March 21, 2016 It’s been way too long since I posted a blog. Time for me to get back to posting my thoughts and happenings at Central Valley.  Below is a letter sent to staff to chat about things we are working on to improve what we do, educate our Thunder.  As always, please feel […]

By March 2, 2016

Faculty battles police – all for a good cause

On Friday night, Feb. 26, Thunder teachers and staff took on members of local law enforcement in an intense, but friendly game of basketball. The event was a fundraiser for the CVA Ski and Snowboard Club. The game remained close, ultimately going to overtime and won by the police. The fun was not limited to the court. Other […]

By February 16, 2016

Thunder artists to display at Herkimer Youth show

Feb. 22 through Apr. 1, 20 Central Valley Central School artists will display their works in the 2016 Herkimer County Art Educators Youth Art Month exhibit at Bassett Healthcare in Herkimer. The exhibit showcases outstanding art work of local art students as part of March is Youth Art Month. It also underscores the value of art education and recognizes art as […]