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By October 20, 2015

Jarvis to host FIRST® LEGO® League competition

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Central Valley’s Jarvis Middle School will host a FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) competition. The event takes place 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Central Valley Academy. FLL challenges 9-14 year-old students to work together to research, strategize and present solutions to real-world challenges. The focal point of the competition is the robot challenge. Teams […]

By September 14, 2015

Jarvis students win when sharing the Jarvis motto

How do you promote the Jarvis Middle School’s character education program, the Jarvis Journey? You make it fun, of course! A student “caught” promoting the Jarvis Journey motto—“Be Respectful, Be Safe, Be Responsible” is issued a ticket for a chance to “Spin to Win!” Students redeem their tickets for a spin of the prize wheel in […]

By May 18, 2015

Earth Day matters for Murphy’s class

“Every day should be Earth Day,” according to Mrs. Murphy’s class at Jarvis Middle School. Earth day is an annual event held on April 22 to educate and demonstrate environmental protection and to remember the love of nature. People all over the world help preserve the environment with small acts that make a difference and help […]

By March 18, 2015

Video Archives

Latest Release Jarvis Middle School math teacher Jessica Bowman teaches on Pi Day. See more video archives below Barringer Road Elementary School Recorder Master Players perform – recorder students perform When the Saints Go Marching In (April 2015) Tech Wolves Science Fair commercial – student presentation (Mar. 2015) Barringer Road Holiday Music – first grade (Dec. 2014) […]

By March 10, 2015

Second Annual Pennies for Patients in full swing

In the old movies, some guy on a street corner would ask, “Can you spare some change?” Well, this isn’t an old movie and the Jarvis Family is made up of gals and guys—but we are still asking, “Can you spare some change?” Jarvis Middle School is halfway through its 2nd Annual “Pennies for Patients” fundraiser for the Leukemia […]

By March 10, 2015

Jarvis students to “show what they know” at Learning Fair

Jarvis students will have the chance to share what they know about any topic at the school’s 2nd Annual Learning Fair, 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 12. What’s a learning fair? A Learning Fair is like a science fair, but covers any topic in any school subject or area of interest! Students will work in groups of three or […]

By March 6, 2015

Jarvis sixth grade tests winter outdoor sports

On Thursday, Feb. 12, approximately 120 Jarvis sixth graders boarded school buses for a day of aerobic outdoor exercise at the Black River Outdoor Education Program (BROEP) in Boonville. The trip introduced students to cross country skiing and snowshoeing. “Trips such as these are more than just recreation; they are an important part of students’ education.,” said […]

By March 3, 2015

Author visit sparks love for reading at Jarvis

Sometimes, a book is just a book—until you have the chance to meet the author. Before winter break, students in several Jarvis Middle School classrooms had that opportunity. Area native Amy Kosina stopped in to share her first children’s book, Cookie Goes to the Hospital. It is a tale about about a young duckling named […]

By March 3, 2015

Jarvis family builds snowmen

On Saturday, Feb. 28, members of the Jarvis family braved the cold for the Jarvis Middle School “Do You Want to Build a Snowman?” contest.  The school sponsored the event and handed out prizes for Best in Show, Most Creative, Biggest, and Most School Spirit.  Despite the 20ºF temperatures and snow that refused to pack, everyone […]

By February 26, 2015

Jarvis expands extracurricular opportunities

This year, Jarvis Middle School offers a wider range of extracurricular activities than in the past. Some meet during school and others outside of regular school. Regardless of  when they meet, each club is designed to meet the physical, social and emotional needs of middle school students. “We believe student participation in extracurricular clubs and activities […]