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Jarvis Announcements

By December 11, 2015

Jarvis students tip their hats to Humane Society

Jarvis Middle School Student Council presented Herkimer County Humane Society volunteer Jean Kosina with a check for $121, the proceeds from the council’s Hat Day fundraiser. For a one-dollar donation, students received the privilege of wearing a hat during the school day. Mrs. Kosina said the donations help the Humane Society meet the animals’ immediate […]

By December 10, 2015

Looking ahead at the capital project

Almost six months have passed since Central Valley voters approved the district’s $73.6 capital project. Since then, district officials have worked tirelessly to move the project ahead. “Our architects are meeting with groups of people ranging from food service staff to faculty to get their input on the initial plans. Using that feedback, the architects […]

By December 9, 2015

Students explore robots with Naomi

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, students at Barringer Road Elementary, Fisher Elementary and Jarvis Middle School got a close look at a highly sophisticated robot. Naomi is a programmable, interactive robot belonging to Mohawk-Oneida Regional Information Center (MORIC). Laurie Yager, MORIC Computer Instructional Specialist demonstrated the robot’s capabilities and answered student questions. Naomi is a NAO […]

By December 8, 2015

Prize wheel helps keep students on track

A little incentive is sometimes all it takes to bring out the best in students. For Jarvis Middle School students who follow school rules, do their homework, or go the extra distance to be helpful, etc., their teachers can give them a pass for the Spin to Win prize wheel. Students take their passes to the […]

By December 7, 2015

Taking steps to preserve our past

Central Valley School District is busy creating space at Central Valley Academy to recognize the academic, athletic, and career accomplishments of all of our students—Ilion, Mohawk, and Central Valley. “One of the questions we asked ourselves two years ago, was how to recognize our schools’ former scholars and athletes. Unfortunately, other things took priority; we had to deal with the […]

By December 3, 2015

Jarvis recognizes academic achievement and attendance

Jarvis Middle School proudly announces its Honor Roll recipients and students with perfect attendance for the first quarter of the 2015-16 school year. Grades to achieve Honor Roll are as follows: Principal’s Honor Roll: 95-100 High Honor Roll: 90-94.9 Honor Roll: 85-89.99 This is the first year the school has recognized attendance. “Attendance is a big […]

By December 3, 2015

Meeting opens dialogue to tackle community drug challenge

On Tuesday, Dec. 1, approximately 20 people gathered in CVA’s Large Group Instruction room to begin a conversation about drugs in the community. The group included about a dozen law enforcement, medical and drug treatment personnel and 10 school representatives. Several were also parents or grandparents of Central Valley students. Despite the lighter-than-hoped for attendance, Central […]

By November 12, 2015

Jarvis 3rd annual Kids’ Marathon

Jarvis Middle School students again tackled the school’s challenge to commitment, good health and hard work—the final 1.2 miles of the 3rd Annual Jarvis Kids’ Marathon on Friday, Oct. 30. An excited group of 111 runners completed the final five laps around the Jarvis track, the culmination of their decision to run a marathon distance […]

By November 9, 2015

Hoskey and Ruff named outstanding educators

Jarvis Middle School Principal Melissa Hoskey and CVA teacher Christine Ruff will be honored for their outstanding work with our Thunder. The two will be recognized by the Genesis Group of the Mohawk Valley Region at the organization’s Celebration of Education event on Thursday, Nov. 19 The group will also induct Ilion resident Lou Patrei […]

By November 9, 2015

Marshall Agency donates rulers

Joanna Marshall, president of the Marshall Agency stopped into the district office on Friday, Nov. 6 to donate 1000 wooden rules to the district. “Learning to measure with a ruler is a basic skill our students learn. We thank Ms. Marshall for her generosity,” said Director of Elementary Education Fran LaPaglia.