CVHS Summer Credit Recovery Program

In order to receive a diploma at CVHS, one must earn 28 credits. If your son or daughter is behind on credits, our Summer Credit Recovery Program can provide assistance to get your child back on track towards graduation.

Students may take up to 3 courses in the program which will begin on Monday, June 12th and end on Friday, July 28th. All courses will be taken on-line through the Edgenuity platform and the cost is $200.00 per credit. Checks may be made payable to CVSD.

If your child is interested in this program, please complete the attached invoice and return to the Guidance Office by Friday, June 9th. If you have any questions or need to know if your child is behind on credits, feel free to contact Mr. Vukovcan (x14006) or the Guidance Office- Students A-K- Mrs. Kuntz (x16006), Students L-Z- Mrs. Istik (x13162)  
CVHS Wins Envirothon.....Again!
Mr. Emler's SAVE Club competes each spring in the Beaver County Envirothon at Brady’s Run Park. The Envirothon is a competition that tests student knowledge of wildlife, aquatics, forestry, soils, and a special current events topic that pertains to the environment. The special topic for the 2017 Envirothon was Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation Stewardship. The teams from Central Valley had a truly outstanding showing this year at the Beaver County Envirothon on May 10, 2017 at the Brady’s Run Park Lodge. Teams from Central Valley High School placed first, second, fourth, and fifth out of 17 other county teams. The members of the first place team were Ned Mitrovich, Jon Katherine, Isaac Johnsen, Kevin Kennelly, and Sean DeWeese. The second place team consisted of Reilly Baughman, Bailey Carr, Natalie Fick, Allyson Pinchot, and Jodi Patterson. Members of the fourth place team were Marina Testa, Jon Pulley, Kaelyn Underwood, Walter Scott, and Krista Sudar. The fifth place team members were Dan Tanaskovic, Eric Neill, Josh Kline, and Eugene Haley. As a result of winning the Beaver County Envirothon, the first place team will be participating in the Pennsylvania State Envirothon which will be held at University Pittsburgh Johnstown on May 23-24, 2017. Congratulations to all of our SAVE Club teams on a great season! 

Beaver County Youth Ambassador Program
Julia Conti and Lexy Snell represented Central Valley High School on Tuesday May 2 at the Youth Ambassador Program at Penn State Beaver. The Beaver County System of Care launched the Youth Ambassador Program with the goal of equipping high school students with the tools to promote awareness and understanding of mental health issues within their schools. The students meet quarterly as a county wide group for training and  to create ideas to reduce mental health stigmas with in the county.

CVHS Students Compete at AGLOA National Tournament

entral Valley High School was well represented at the AGLOA National Tournament in Oglebay West Virgina from April 28 through May 1.  We had students competing in Current Events, Theme (Civil War), Propaganda, Presidents, and Equations.  Competing at the senior level were Jordan Ferrell and Devin Harsch (missing from photo).  At the junior level were Jodi Patterson and Kailan Keally.  Jordan Ferrell brought home a 4th place medal in team Current Events. Congratulations for a job well done!

APES in the News
Mr. Whipkey's AP Environmental Science (APES) class recently was featured in the Beaver County Times in April.  His class went on a tour of "Sustainable Monaca" and learned about some of the iniatives taking place right our own back year.  
Central Valley Named Best Community for Music Education
For the third straight year, the Central Valley School District was named among the nation’s Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation – The NAMM Foundation recognizes schools that have demonstrated exceptional efforts toward maintaining music education as part of the school's’ core curriculum. This award recognizes that the Central Valley School District is leading the way with learning opportunities as outlined in the new federal education legislation, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA recommends music and the arts as important elements of well-rounded education for all children. ”The Best Communities for Music Education" designation is based upon a variety of factors, including budgetary commitment to music; opportunities to learn music; the presence of highly qualified, certified music teachers; adherence to state and national standards; types of musical experiences offered, opportunities for performances and competitions, and community support. More than 2,000 schools and districts from throughout the country applied for this 2017 designation. The commitment and support the Central Valley music program receives from our entire school-community are major keys to the success of music program. Members of our K-12 Music Department consist of Ms. Sandy Reigel, Mrs. Wendy Lewis, Mrs. Amy Patterson, Mrs. Emily Dingfelder and Mr. John Cornelius. 

Thank You and Congratulations to Central Valley   
Beaver County Bar Honors Jon Katherine
Freshman Jon Katherine was a member of the 2016-17 CVHS Mock Trial Team that competed this year against area schools at the Beaver County Courthouse.  He was recentlselected as recipient of the 2017 Best Witness Award. He will be recognized on Friday, May 5th as part of the Law Day festivities held in Beaver that day. Congratulations John! 
Kennywood School Picnic Information
This year's school picnic at Kennywood Park will be held June 5, 2016. 
Notice to Parents: New PA Dept of Health Immunization Law
As part of the educational team, the Central Valley School District nurses coordinate the resources of the family, school and community to help the student achieve optimum health and academic success.   
Honor Roll
CVHS is proud to announce the Honor Roll for the 3rd 9 week grading period. 
Notice From the Central Valley Transportation Department
Starting Monday, March 27, 2017; PENNDOT will be closing and replacing a bridge on Chapel Road in front of the former Jem's Deli, near Highland Avenue and Morgan Lane. The project is expected to take the remainder of the school year.
Due to this closure, some bus schedules will need to be adjusted. If your child's bus is affected by this project you will be contacted by the Transportation Department no later than Friday, March 24th to be notified of the adjusted bus schedule. 
All students that are riding the bus to school should be at their bus stop 10 minutes prior to their scheduled pickup time. There also may be a 5 to 10 minute delay in drop-off times, during the project.

Upcoming Events at CVHS
CVHS Class of 2017 Baccalaureate Ceremony
The CVHS Class of 2017 Baccalaureate Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, May 30th. More information to follow.

Class of 2017 Senior Banquet
A Class of 2017 Senior Banquet will be held on Wednesday, May 31st from 6-10:30 at Shakespeare's Restaurant.  Ticket sales will be held in early May.  Cost per ticket is $20.00. More information to follow.

CVHS Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony
The CVHS Class of 2017 Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 2nd at 7:00pm at the CCBC Golden Dome. More information to follow.   
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Central Valley High School 
160 Baker Road Extension
Monaca, PA 15061
T: (724) 775-4300
F: (724) 775-6560 
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