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Jarvis Announcements

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 […]

By December 16, 2016

Central Valley math teachers taking big steps to improve math outcomes

In the past, many Central Valley students couldn’t do math at their grade level. They struggled with basic concepts, then moved on to the next level without the skills needed to be successful. But that is changing. Math teachers across the district are taking a hard look at how we teach math. Understanding the problem Fixing […]

By December 14, 2016

Valley Duals boasted more than great wrestling

Central Valley Academy’s wrestlers put on a show at the 2016 Valley Duals wrestling tournament held at CVA Dec. 9-10. Although Thunder dominated the mats (Mason Bush, Jon Charles, David Bardo, CJ Walz, Hunter Shaut, Tanner Cook, and Collin Treen went undefeated in CVA’s 8-0 victory), the tournament’s biggest story wasn’t in the stats. It was found in […]

By December 5, 2016

Central Valley mourns the loss of one of our Thunder

The students and staff of Central Valley are mourning the loss of CVA sophomore Jared McManus who passed away unexpectedly at home on Friday, Dec. 2. No other details are available at this time. The district will post funeral service information when known. In addition to taking classes at CVA, Jared was a student in […]

By December 1, 2016

Drivers following new guidelines improve Jarvis traffic flow

On Thursday, Dec. 1, parents found it easier to drop off their children off in front of Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School. The improvement is the result drivers following new drop-off guidelines designed to improve traffic flow. In a letter sent home to Jarvis parents, principal Melissa Hoskey said increased traffic was creating safety concerns. She […]

By November 23, 2016

Campus CMG moves in anticipation of capital project start

Staff, students, and visitors to Central Valley school buildings may see a couple of unfamiliar faces walking around—Scott Bulriss and Joe Nolan of Campus CMG. The two are responsible for overseeing the district’s voter-approved capital project. Their office at Central Valley Academy is in the former middle school office suite. The two are busy getting everything settled in […]

By November 22, 2016

Jarvis announces first quarter honor roll

Jarvis Middle School announces Honor Roll recipients for the first quarter of the 2016-17 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 Fifth Grade Honor Roll Danielle Almond, Emma Archer, Paige Austin, Alyssa Becker, Carly Bennett, Madison Bernier, Kaila Blanch, Jaden  Cimo, Anthony Crisino, […]

By November 17, 2016

Decline in NY tax collection clouds Central Valley’s fiscal future

New York’s tax revenues are declining. That leaves Central Valley district officials wondering about future funding. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli recently announced the state’s tax receipts are down $1.3 billion compared to the last year. That is unsettling news, because 83 percent of Central Valley’s funding comes from state aid. “Just 17 percent […]