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By May 13, 2015 Read More →

Students shine at CVA evening of arts

CVA students shared their talents with the community at the school’s “Writing and Fine Arts Showcase” on Thursday, May 7. The students presented a wide array of original art, music, literature and food presented by students participating in the school’s literature and arts programs. The evening featured: Appetizers catered by Kathy Nasypany’s International Foods and Baking […]

By May 11, 2015 Read More →

Foundation offers Thunder bracelets and keychains

Are you looking for a great way to display your Central Valley pride? The Central Valley CSD Foundation is currently selling bracelets and key chains, both adorned with the Central Valley Thunder logo. The bracelets also have a light blue crystal. Consider purchasing one for yourself, your child, grandchild or graduate. Proceeds help The Foundation […]

By May 11, 2015 Read More →

Jobs of the future – right in our own backyard

  Imagine going to a restaurant and trying to order without a menu. That would be difficult to do not knowing what the options are. Students at Central Valley are faced with a similar dilemma. What should I do after high school? What are my options?  How will I know what to do?  There is […]

By May 7, 2015 Read More →

CVA announces Class of 2015 Top Scholars

Central Valley Academy principal Renee Rudd is pleased to announce the “Top Scholars” for the Class of 2015. A total of 25 students earned the distinction by attaining a final average of 90% or better. The students were honored at an assembly in the Burton T. Seymour Auditorium on May 7, 2015. Shannon Booth is this year’s […]

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By May 7, 2015 Read More →

What’s it like to spend a day at the animal shelter?

Barringer Road first grade students learned what it is like to spend a day at an animal shelter. To wrap up their latest reading lessons about animals, on April 13th they received a visit from Myrna, a former shelter dog at the Herkimer County Humane Society accompanied by her human companion, Jodi Flo. Jodi is a […]

By May 5, 2015 Read More →

Capital Project Videos

For a better understanding of the proposed capital project, please spend some time watching the following videos: Project overview Harry M. Fisher Elementary School details Barringer Road Elementary School details Gregory B. Jarvis Middle School details Central Valley Academy details Financial details 3-D Jarvis Project overview The following brief video provides a brief summary of […]

By April 29, 2015 Read More →

Recorder students achieve master player level earning black belt status

Thirty-two Barringer Road fourth grade students earn their black belt, not in martial arts, in Recorder Karate. The Recorder Karate Black Belt is earned by working through nine different songs from a text called Recorder Karate. Each song has another element of music reading skills and new note(s) that the student needs to master in order to move […]

By April 28, 2015 Read More →

Central Valley earns safety award

Central Valley School District is one of 131 school districts and BOCES in New York to receive the Utica National Insurance Group’s 2015 School Safety Excellence Award. Each year, the company recognizes school districts for their efforts as they work to help keep students, staff and visitors safe. Central Valley Athletics and Facilities Director James Humphrey accepted the award […]

By April 24, 2015 Read More →

Fisher fun with music trivia

Let’s test your music knowledge. Can you answer any of the following questions? In Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, the French horns played which character in the story? The wolf The recorder, flute, and clarinet are members of this instrument family? Woodwind When reading rhythms in music class, the notes that look like headphones say………….? […]

By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Jarvis team grabs second at Schenectady KidWind Challenge

When three teams of Jarvis Middle School sixth graders traveled to Schenectady to compete in the Apr. 18 KidWind Challenge at the GE Renewable Energy Headquarters, they never dreamed that one team would return home with a second-place finish. With that success, the team of Lily Hall, Lauren Grabski, Hannah Morey, Dyani Fuentes, Emma La […]