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Jarvis Announcements

By September 17, 2014

Attention: Sept. 19 deadline for proof of sixth grade vaccinations

Parents and guardians of Jarvis Middle School sixth graders have until 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 to provide Jarvis school nurse Linda Kudrewicz with proof that their children have received a Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (TdaP)  vaccination. Children without appropriate documentation will not be allowed to attend classes beginning on Sept. 24, 2014. Under New York State […]

By September 9, 2014

Snapshots from Jarvis’ opening day

Take a peek at opening day at Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School on Thursday, Sept. 4.  

By September 4, 2014

District working to resolve opening day transportation bugs

Despite the best of intentions, opening day at Central Valley School still suffered from a few transportation issues. “We changed several bus runs and have added full-day prekindergarten students to our runs. We tried to anticipate all problems, but when you’re busing 1600 students to and from school, there are bound to a few problems,” […]

By September 4, 2014

Answering bus number/letter questions

On opening day, Central Valley schools received numerous calls asking staff to clarify busing information. Letters mailed to parents late in the summer listed morning buses as letter, but afternoon buses a numbers followed by the letter “P.”. According to Transportation Director Chad Francisco, the district uses letters to identify buses. The use of numbers […]

By September 1, 2014

Fall school pictures scheduled

Fall school picture days have been scheduled for each building. All students are required to have their photo taken for school identification purposes. Information regarding your child’s picture day will be sent home with them. For more information and portrait packages available visit the LifeTouch websites listed below. Package options can be viewed and ordered […]

By August 15, 2014

District sets 14-15 school day

The Central Valley School District has finalized the 2014-15 start and end times for the district’s schools. Those times are: Barringer Rd. & Fisher Elementary:  7:55 a.m. – 2:35 p.m. Jarvis Middle School:  8:05 a.m. – 3:05 p.m. Central Valley Academy:  7:55 a.m. – 2:55 p.m. The changes align with the newly approved teachers contract, which the […]

By June 25, 2014

Veterans Exemption public hearing set for July 2

A Public Hearing on the Veterans Exemption will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 in the Large Group Instruction Room (LGI) at Central Valley Academy immediately followed by the Board of Education Annual Reorganization and Regular Meetings.

By June 25, 2014

Regional scoring delays Regents scores

As part of a state plan to guarantee unbiased scoring of Regents exams, Central Valley Academy now participates in regional scoring with area school districts at Herkimer BOCES.  Completed CVA Regents exams are transported to BOCES and scored by non CVA teachers. All scores are then uploaded to a database and schools are notified upon completion. As […]

By May 6, 2014

Get two for the price of one at Jarvis Book Fair

Who can miss out on a sale? Nothing better than getting two books for the price of one! Scholastic provides books for different reading levels and interests – both fiction and non-fiction. Your child will enjoy browsing and choosing new books at the Jarvis Middle School Scholastic Buy One Get One Free Book Fair. The book fair […]

By May 1, 2014

Boston, Philly, NYC field trips full

This spring’s Jarvis Middle School grades 5-8 field trips are now full. To help with planning and reservations, students were required to bring in a deposit last fall  to secure their spots. Jarvis administrators allowed a few late registrants, but Principal Melissa Hoskey said all slots are currently filled. Parents with specific questions may contact […]