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By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—School Publications

XV. SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS One of the most important and challenging high school activities is the publication of the yearbook. This activity is open to members of the sophomore, junior and senior classes. The staff is chosen during the spring semester. While the format, content and coverage of the Yearbook is determined by the senior editor […]

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By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Summer School Policy

XIV. Summer School Policy Each year, Central Valley Academy participates in a regional summer school program. If a student attends summer school, to repeat a course, In order to receive course credit, the student must achieve a passing grade derived from an average of the following four (4) sources: Final school average. First 15-day average […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Academics

XIII. Academics Student Evaluation Procedures Five-Week Notices At the mid point of each 10-week marking period, all students receive a written report of status. The five-week notices are mailed directly to the home from the school. If your parents receive a letter indicating that you are doing unsatisfactory work, they should contact your teacher to […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—District-wide Policies

XII. District-wide Policies The Central Valley School District Board of Education hereby advises students, parents, employees and the general public that offers: AIDS Policy Students and Central Valley employees are covered under a district AIDS policy which indicates personal health safety, confidentiality and required New York State Education components to instruction, as well as procedures. […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Services

XI. Services Guidance and Counseling Services The school counselor assists students, teachers, parents and administrators. The role of the counselor is to help students as they seek to identify and achieve personal goals, assume rights and responsibilities in various life roles at each developmental stage. Important functions of the guidance department include: Academic Improvement and […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Library Procedures and Services

X. Library Procedures and Services Central Valley Academy has an outstanding 9 –12 Library. It opens at 7:30 A.M. and remains open until 3:30 P.M., Monday – Friday. Students may select books using the on-line catalog, borrow and return books, as well as use on-line databases and internet resources. Students are encouraged to use the […]

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CVA Student Handbook—The Cafeteria

IX. Cafeteria Rules and Regulations A. All students will enter the cafeteria and proceed to line up in order to purchase full lunch or food items. Students should remain in line after entering the cafeteria. Students should not “cut” in line. B. All students will return food containers and/or trays to the lunch room collection […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—Theatre Participation Code

VIII. Theatre Participation Code Section 1 – Philosophy Our theatre policy is aligned with our academic philosophy. To that end, we use theatre to encourage our students to become productive, responsible citizens in their community. Students in our productions will experience how theatre is run professionally from the beginning audition process to the final curtain […]

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CVA Student Handbook—Interscholastic Athletic Code

VII. Interscholastic Athletic Code Academic Standards: A student athlete is eligible to play if he/she is a bona fide student of Central Valley Central School District. If a student is failing one subject, the guidance counselor, teacher, student, parent & coach will review his/her case and develop an academic program for improvement. The student athlete […]

By August 2, 2017

CVA Student Handbook—The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

VI. The Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) Chapter 482 of the Laws of 2010 added a new article 2 to the Education Law that prohibits discrimination against, and harassment of, students based on actual or perceived race, color, weight, national origin, ethnic group, religion, religious practice, disability, sexual orientation, gender, or sex by school […]

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