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Jarvis Announcements

By August 30, 2017

Central Valley partners to provide student mental health services

Central Valley is partnering with The Neighborhood Center, Inc. to provide students and their families with much-needed counseling. “Our school district faces multiple challenges as we try to meet our students’ health care needs,” said Central Valley Director of Student Services Lisa Hoffman. “First, Herkimer County has been identified as a federally designated Health Professional […]

By August 22, 2017

To Central Valley families—complete your CEP forms

Central Valley NEEDS these forms completed and returned Lack of completed forms places school aid and free meals at risk By now, all households with children attending Central Valley should have received a partially completed Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) Household Income Eligibility Form. Unfortunately, many households are not completing the forms. We’ve created the following Q&A […]

By April 3, 2017

CV music students learn from accomplished artists

Beginning Monday, Apr. 3, Central Valley will again host the Bridge Arts Ensemble (BAE). This is the fourth consecutive year the group has visited our schools. The ensemble of six New York City artists (see their biographies below) will spend their first three days at Central Valley Academy leading workshops with members of the school’s vocal, […]

By March 15, 2017

Friday, March 17 will be regular school day

Winter weather finally caught up with the Central Valley CSD calendar. We have used all our allotted emergency days. To meet New York requirements for instructional days, we need to take back scheduled days off. We weighed the options and decided to make this Friday’s Superintendent’s Conference Day a regular school day. All students and staff […]

By March 9, 2017

See Personalized Learning at work at Jarvis

With help from Capital Region BOCES Communications videographer Justin Cortese, we are able to give you a look at Personalized Learning at Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School. We spoke to three teachers and several students who have been actively a part of Personalized Learning. We had tons of great stories and video footage, but had […]

By February 7, 2017

Central Valley investigating possible presence of bedbugs

Central Valley has contacted Orkin Pest Control to determine the possible presence of bedbugs in our buildings after an insect was found crawling up the wall in the CVA main lobby. A student has reportedly posted a photo of the insect online. Orkin will use trained dogs in each of our buildings to identify the […]

By January 26, 2017

Central Valley CSD Smart Schools plans

The Central Valley School District Board of Education has adopted the first phase of it Smart Schools Investment Plans. The first for Jarvis Middle School was adopted at the regular board of education meeting meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2018. A PDF of SSIP Phase 1 is available online or printed copies are available from […]

By January 24, 2017

Ilion under boil water advisory

The Village of Ilion is under a boil water advisory due to a power outage at the water treatment facility. Until further notice—students and staff at Barringer Road Elementary and Central Valley Academy are prohibited from drinking water from the schools’ drinking fountains or faucets. Everyone is welcome to bring bottled water to school. Both buildings will […]

By January 22, 2017

Exploring personalized learning

What is personalized learning and what could it do for students? Several teachers at Central Valley CSD have introduced personalized learning in their classrooms. To understand why, it’s important to learn a little about it. The term “personalized learning” probably doesn’t mean much to anyone outside education circles. Even among educators, it can be confused […]

By January 2, 2017

Are you getting emergency notifications?

Please take a moment to make certain you receive emergency notifications from Central Valley School District. Recognize and listen to calls from the district number 315-895-7729, to avoid needlessly calling the district. Respond Y to 67587 to allow texts from the school district. Confirm the emergency contact information you have on file with the district […]