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Central Valley School District will be closed Monday, Feb. 9 due to the ongoing snowstorm.
Jarvis Middle School’s sixth grade spent Friday morning, Nov. 21 learning one of life’s most important lessons—the need to give back to the community. Sixth graders cleaned and organized pews at the Blessed Sacrament Church, cleaned and cared for animals at the Herkimer County Humane Society, made crafts with residents at Mohawk Homestead, traveled to […]
Under new requirements signed into law on Oct. 21, New York schools will soon have to train all high school students in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of automated defibrillators (AEDs). Central Valley Academy is not waiting to do the right thing. Last fall and summer, CVA physical education teachers Jane Connors and Jonna Costin […]
A consortium that includes Central Valley, 16 other school districts, Capital Region BOCES and Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES has won a $348,311 grant from the New York State Education Department to enhance and expand the expertise of area principals. The “Strengthening Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Dissemination Grant: Principal Leadership” (STLE-D) will fund support for up to 45 […]
Each year, our school nurses encounter cases of very common school-age diseases. Below are some basis guidelines to help parents sort through the many symptoms and trying to decide whether to send their children to school, or perhaps a healthcare provider. These are only guidelines; please feel free to call your school nurse if you […]
The Central Valley School Board of Education voted to move two superintendent candidates forward following the board’s second round of interviews held Monday, Oct. 6. Named were Frank Ferraro and Richard Hughes. Frank Ferraro most recently served as the Superintendent of Schools of Kearny Schools, Kearny, NJ. Richard Hughes is the Superintendent of Schools of Otselic Valley […]
At its regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 24, the Central Valley School Board of Education approved changes to the district’s administration team, effective immediately. Fran LaPaglia will serve as Fisher Elementary School Interim Principal. Mrs. LaPaglia had been the Barringer Road Elementary School principal before becoming the Director of Human Resources following the merger. Interim […]
Residents of the Central Valley School District are invited to attend a public forum at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8 in the CVA Large Group Instruction room to meet the candidates vying to become the district’s new school superintendent. Herkimer BOCES Superintendent Mark Vivacqua said the forum is a critical part in a search process […]
Bus L rolled back into a car at Barringer Road Elementary during dismissal on Sept. 19. All students are safe. By New York State law, the bus and driver may not leave the scene of the accident pending an investigation. Students exited the bus and were awaiting a replacement bus and driver that would transport […]