Central Valley School District Named 2018 Best Communities for Music Education

For the fourth consecutive year, Central Valley School District has named as one of our nation's Best Communities for Music Education.  The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education.  Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.
CVHS to Host Beaver County Parent Night on Opioid Epidemic

On Wednesday, May 16th, CVHS will be hosting a Beaver County Parent Night that will focus on the nationwide Opioid Epidemic.  This event will be held in the HS Auditorium from 6:00-8:00pmStudents and families from all over the county are invited to attend. Click on this link for information on the evening's agenda. 
Child Development Class Visit Todd Lane

During the second semester, Ms. Hufnagle's Child Development class wrote and illustrated children's books. The course emphasizes the importance of literacy in a child's development at all ages and how important it is to make reading educational and fun. On Thursday, April 19, they took their books down to Todd Lane and read them to the 3rd grade classes. 
CVHS Students Compete for Mr. Beaver County

Mark Palumbo, Jacob Schurr and Aaron Swoger competed in the Mr. Beaver County Scholarship program along with 12 other contestants Friday night April 13th at Central Valley.   Mr. Beaver County is a scholarship event for young men in Beaver County sponsored by The Prevention Network. All schools are invited to participate.  The students are required to be drug and alcohol free, have good standings in their schools with academics and attendance, and have staff recommendation.  
3rd Nine Week Honor Roll
CVHS announces the 3rd Nine Week Honor Roll 
2018 Warrior 5K Run/Walk
Please join us as Central Valley hosts the Warrior 5k Run/Walk. The event will start and end at the Walter R. & Lois A. Sylvester Wellness Center at Central Valley High School-Located at 160 Baker Road Extension, Monaca, PA 15061. The course will include Baker Road to CCBC, and CCBC, to Center Grange Elementary, and back to Central Valley HS Campus, ending at the Wellness Center. This event will raise money in order provide health and wellness equipment to our community members and students of the Central Valley School District. Our vision is to create healthier opportunities for our Central Valley Community, by connecting wellness education with recreation.  
2018 Yearbooks
2018 Prom
Mark your Calendars Prom is May 4, 2018. 
FBLA Members Place at State Competition
On April 9-11, Central Valley High School's FBLA members attended the annual state competition held in Hershey.  The following students were recognized at the event:

Derek Scott- Word Processing- 6th Place
Nick Savin- Spreadsheet Applications- 10th Place 
Nick Schmidley, Anthony Manning, Jake Schurr-  Business Team- 11th Place    
CVHS Senior Receives DAR Scholarship

Senior Jordan Ferell was chosen as the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revoluation Scholarship.  A banquet was held for winners throughout the county on April 10th. Congratulations Jordan!
CVHS Senior Wins 14th Annual Integration Bee
On Sunday, April 8th, Olivia Kovach, Marco Masciantonio and Mark Schmidt participated  in the 14th Annual Integration Bee held at the University of Pittsburgh.  This event was sponsored by the College in High School Program and included several schools throughout the Pittsburgh Area.  Mark Schmidt won 1st place among 33 participants.  Thank you to Mrs. Churovia for mentoring and chaperoning our students in this competition!
CVHS Students Attend Beaver County Band Festival

The annual Beaver County Concert Band Festival took place at Ambridge High School on April 4 and 5.  Each school in the county sends band members to form a large concert band that practices for two days, ending the festival with a concert for the public.  This year, Central Valley High School sent nine of our students to the festival. It was a great success and everyone involved did a wonderful job!

Congratulations to Kelly Gottschalk (flute), Marisa Keenan (oboe), Whitney Domico (bassoon), Adelle Ankney (clarinet), Allyson Pinchot (bass clarinet), Devin Meskow (alto saxophone), Cody Dreher (horn), Cameron McCracken (trumpet), and Olivia Maccaglia (trombone).    

CVHS Senior Named First Place Winner of Duquesne Light's Energy Efficiency Program

Congratulations to Hannah Hapich for being named the First Place Winner of Duquesne Light's Community Energy Efficiency Program.  
Under the guidance of Mr. Whipkey, Hannah completed an independent study with his first semester Environmental Science class.  After completing a formal report and implementing several practices, her work was recognized and CVHS was awarded $1000 prize.  Both student and teacher are to be commended!

CVHS Visits Our Nation's Capital
On Thursday, March 29th, students in our Holocaust and German classes took a trip to Washington to tour a number of our country's most historic sites. Stops included the National Holocaust Museum and Arlington Cemetery.  A big thanks goes out to Ms. DiPietrantonio and Ms. Zilian for sponsoring this trip and affording our students this experience!      
CVHS Band Member Headed to PMEA All-State Orchestra

On March 23rd, Olivia Maccaglia attended the PMEA Western Region Orchestra Festival at Sharon High School.  At this festival, students from PMEA Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 audition to advance to the PMEA All-State Orchestra.  Olivia qualified for All-State Orchestra on trombone. This is the highest level of performance a student can achieve in the state and it is a huge accomplishment!  She will attend the PMEA All-State Festival in Lancaster this coming April.  Congratulations Olivia!  

2018-19 School Calendar
The school calendar for the 2018-19 school year has been approved by the board of education. A copy of the calendar can be found here: 2018-19 Central Valley SD Calendar  
CVHS Moves Up to #2 in Beaver County on Latest PA SPP
Central Valley High School achieved an Academic Score of 85.6 to rank second in Beaver County on the 2016-17 PA School Performance Profile (SPP). CVHS is only school in Beaver County to rise in the rankings each of the past four years in this annual report card.

The SPP not only takes into account Keystone Exam assessment data but it also includes other academic indicators of success, such as attendance, graduation rate, etc.  Congratulations to our students, parents, teachers and all who have been involved!
Color Guard and Majorette Auditions
The Central Valley Marching Band will be holding Color Guard and Majorette auditions on Saturday, April 28th.  There will be practices on Monday, April 23rd, through Friday, April 27th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the High School Main Gym.  Anyone interested in trying out for flags does not have to have any prior experience. For anyone who is interested in grades 8-11, sign-up sheets to audition are in the High School and Middle School offices until April 20th.  Please email Mrs. Poleti apoleti@centralvalleysd.net or Mrs. Lewis wlewis@centralvalleysd.net if you have any questions.  

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