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Jarvis Announcements

By August 8, 2016

Transportation Committee to recommend split start times

The Central Valley School District’s Transportation Committee will recommend a split start schedule to the board of education at the board’s next meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 10. The committee determined the plan could shorten the length of bus rides at no additional cost to the district. They will propose starting grades 5-8 at 7:35 a.m., […]

By July 21, 2016

Jarvis School Supplies

Summer is a great time to take advantage of sales for school supplies. Watch local ads for items listed below your child will need in September. Fifth Grade One  2-inch binder One  1-inch binders One package of loose leaf paper Four packs of pencils, non-decorated Two packs of pens (blue or black) One blue folder […]

By July 14, 2016

Central Valley-United Way team to ready kids for kindergarten

Thanks to an anonymous grant, the United Way of Mohawk Valley and the Greater Utica Area is funding a Family School Coordinator Position to serve our Thunder community. The Family School Coordinator (FSC) will play a critical role connecting families with our school community. The goal is to work with families to increase each child’s readiness level for kindergarten. The […]

By July 13, 2016

Jarvis expands STREAM to all students

Beginning in September 2016, all Jarvis students will have access to Jarvis Middle School’s project-based learning and STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts, Math) curriculum. In the past, one half of students in grades 6-8 and just one class in grade 5 had the opportunity to participate in STREAM. “The change balances opportunity for all […]

By July 11, 2016

Take the school time/transportation survey

The Central Valley School District is exploring starting and ending middle school and high school 55 minutes later than elementary school. The proposal would reduce the time students spend on the bus, would not increase transportation costs, and would allow for greater after school learning opportunities for elementary students. For parents concerned about younger students […]

By June 29, 2016

Hall of Fame honors exceptional alumni

The Central Valley CSD Hall of Fame recognizes alumni who served the Mohawk, Ilion, and Central Valley school districts, those who served community, and those who distinguished themselves in their careers. The Hall of Fame inducted its first honorees in March 2017 and continues this fine tradition each year. The Hall of Fame committee, made […]

By June 21, 2016

Stop the ‘summer slide’ with i-Ready

Students are at risk of losing some of what they learned throughout the school year over the summer months. Students in grades K-8 will have i-Ready available to work on ELA and math skills during break in hopes to reduce summer learning loss. i-Ready is a diagnostic and instruction tool that provides data-driven insights that classroom teachers and […]

By June 10, 2016

Tenth Annual Mott Marathon results

The 10th Annual Mott Marathon “Jack’s Day” boasted the largest field of runners in the event’s history. In addition to 47 seniors who ultimately stepped to the starting line, alumni and school staff ran as individuals and relay teams. All proceeds from the race will be donated to the Race for a Cure in Jack […]

By June 9, 2016

2016 Mott Marathon photos

The 2016 Mott Marathon “Jack’s Day” kicked off on Thursday, June 9 under blue skies and gusty winds. This year’s marathon raised money for the Race for a Cure in the name of Jack Day (Ilion ’11) who lost a valiant battle with melanoma in 2015. Jarvis middle schoolers kicked off the event with their […]

By June 9, 2016

Jarvis’ Kenyon named DAR youth citizen

Jarvis Middle School eighth grader Sianna Kenyon is the recipient of the Col. Marinus Willett-Mohawk Valley Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Youth Citizenship Award. Program chair Barbara Yates, presented Sianna a certificate and a pin in recognition of the honor. School faculty nominated Sianna based on her honor, service, courage, and leadership […]