The Europa Cup Quest: SAM MORSE, CVA '13 AND COACH CHIP COCHRANE CONTINUE THE QUEST FOR Europa CUP POINTS AS THEY MAKE THEIR WAY ACROSS EUROPE'S MOST STORIED HIGH PEAKS

January 31, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

As U.S. Ski Team athlete Sam Morse builds stamina and confidence competing on world famous slopes and notoriously challenging steeps with the U.S. Alpine Europa Cup Team, Coach Chip Cochrane keeps a watchful eye. In a recent update from across the pond, Cochrane gives a glimpse into the duo's life on the wintery road.

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Discover CVA Day - You're Invited!

January 31, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

Please join the faculty, coaches, staff and students of Carrabassett Valley Academy on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019, from 3 - 5 p.m. for our 3rd annual Discover CVA Day.

It's a busy week of skiing, riding and events so be sure to pencil in your family's visit to the King Cummings Campus right off the access road. Tour the facility and learn more about everything from our exceptional academic programming (beginning as early as the 7th grade), to student life, financial aid and even preparing for the college transition.

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Carrabassett Valley Academy supports homegrown student-athletes in their quest for academic and athletic success

January 31, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

When you think of CVA, the small private academy dedicated to preparing middle- and high-school aged kids for success on the slopes and in the classroom, you may think of families driving hours to get to campus, through windswept wintery nights, and dropping their children off for months of focused training and academic rigor; and you wouldn’t be completely wrong. But it isn’t just these out-of-towners that make up the student-athlete population here in the valley.

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The 2019 Scholarship Bash: It's back and better than ever!

January 30, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

 

FEBRUARY 23, 2019 6-9PM 

The annual Scholarship Event, AKA "The Big Raffle," is held each February on the Saturday following President’s Day. CVA supporters turn out in numbers to bid on auction items, socialize with friends, and most of all, observe the drawing of the Big Raffle, a one in approximately 400 chances to win $10,000!

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A Proud Display

January 30, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

For over 35 years CVA has focused on a mission of providing a balance of rigorous college preparatory academics with world-class athletic training in skiing and snowboarding. The strength of the combined programming has provided a foundation for hundreds of CVA alumni to pursue their passions at acclaimed colleges and universities around the country. To celebrate these many achievements and recognize the continued passion CVA graduates bring forth into their lives long after they leave the valley, current Big Dog parents [of Natalie and Kagan Pilsbury] Kimberly Lyman and Mike Pilsbury of Jardine Associates, curated and donated a collection of collegiate banners representing schools to which CVA graduates have achieved acceptance.

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Written Recognition

January 30, 2019 Carrabassett Valley Academy

CVA Senior Alpine athlete, Dow Jones, recently received an award by Young Writers USA for creativity in a short story. Dow submitted his 100-word essay titled "Repeat" to a one sentence prompt provided by the organization. His full essay will be published in March in the Young Writers’ USA book titled "Stranger Sagas, From The Shadows.”

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Alums making headlines

December 12, 2018 Sarah Perry

Recent features in the press on Big Dog alums demonstrate a lifelong passion for their sport and for competition at the highest levels. Currently, CVA has three alumni competing on the World Cup circuit in their respective disciplines, Sam Morse (Alpine), '13, Nessa Dziemian (Freestyle), '12, and Alex Jenson (Freestyle), '13; along with several members of the National Team coaching staff, perhaps most notably, Mikaela Shiffrin's Head Coach, Mike Day, CVA '89.

Sam Morse, '13, U.S. Ski Team (Alpine): Sync Performance Blog feature

Alex Jenson, '13, U.S. Ski Team (Freestyle): Alex Jenson hits World Cup circuit

Also, check out this recent piece on Mikaela Shiffrin's Head Coach, Mike Day, CVA '89: Mainer at the top in Ski Coaching

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The CVA Annual Fund: Your support, the greatest gift

December 11, 2018 Sarah Perry

 

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Carrabassett Valley Academy supports homegrown student-athletes in their quest for academic and athletic success

December 11, 2018 Sarah Perry

When you think of CVA, the small private academy dedicated to preparing middle- and high-school aged kids for success on the slopes and in the classroom, you may think of families driving hours to get to campus, through windswept wintery nights, and dropping their children off for months of focused training and academic rigor; and you wouldn’t be completely wrong. But it isn’t just these out-of-towner's that make up the student-athlete population here in the valley. 

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November 2018 - Student Recognition Award Recipients

December 10, 2018 Sarah Perry

Each month the CVA faculty, coaching staff, and administration nominate and select three individuals who demonstrate exceptional commitment and/or growth in their studies, their sport, and the community. Congratulations to this month's recipients.

Athlete of the Month:

Emma Downing, Senior, Snowboard

Emma always demonstrates tremendous dedication to her fitness and her sport. She does everything she can to improve herself in each aspect of her training and consistently keeps a positive attitude when on the hill. 

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