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  • Emphasis on Arts and Science at STEAM Summer Camp

    In the STEAM Summer Camp, twenty students in grades 5-8 crafted paper rollercoasters, built all-terrain robots, collected tree core samples, learned about our local environment by investigation of water samples from the Peckman River, among other engaging activities.

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  • Passaic Valley Hosts Pequannock in an Intramural Inclusion Soccer Game

    On Monday, June 12th the Bergen/ Passaic Valley ABA Program for students with autism and other disabilities hosted Pequannock High School's equivalent program in a friendly soccer match, as the schools competed and celebrated the hard work of their students.

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  • Seniors: Pick Up Your Caps And Gowns

    Caps and gowns will be distributed based on last names. A-H will be Monday, June 12th; I-R Tuesday, June 13th; and S-Z Wednesday June 14th. Students can pick up their caps and gowns outside of the Gris Gym immediately after 8th period.

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  • Prom 2017 at Its Finest

    As the school year comes to an end, Passaic Valley hosted its 2017 Senior Prom at The Fiesta in Wood-ridge on Friday, June 2nd. From the never-vacant dance floor to the great food and music, Prom certainly lived up to the hype buzzing around the school a week before the event.

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  • Dr. Iobst Awarded Outstanding High School Chemistry Teaching Award

    On Monday May 22, Dr. Suzanne Iobst was awarded the Edward J. Merrill Outstanding High School Chemistry Teaching Award. The award was given by the American Chemical Society of North Jersey, one of the largest and oldest American professional societies, founded in 1876.

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  • Boudaher Wins Second Place at Annual Passaic County Film Festival

    Over the course of the 2015-16 school year, Mary Boudaher ’18 and PV alumni Alexa Colon ’16 (a current freshmen at Rutgers University), worked on a short documentary that would represent the media program. The finished film took 2nd place at the Passaic County Film Festival.

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  • Lit Club to Host Published Author Marina Budhos

    The Literary Club is hosting a very special meeting on Wednesday, May 31st welcoming published author Marina Budhos. The meeting is open to all students and staff, held at 2:45 p.m. in the school’s library.

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  • Hey Jude: A Concert for a Cause

    On May 19, PV hosted its 9th annual Hey Jude concert. It was a rocking show where student bands performed for a welcoming audience. Everyone had a memorable time, rocking out for a good cause as all proceeds were donated to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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  • Class of '89 Gives Back to Kids in Need

    The Class of '89 recently reunited at the Meat Cutters Hall to reminisce over their high school years. In an amazing act of generosity, the class decided to raise and donate money to the Peer Helpers program at the Teen Center to help future students deal with the same troubles their classmates experienced.

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  • Ms. Czepiel and Mr. Meineke Win Sustainable Jersey Grant

    Art teachers Ms. Corine Czepiel and Mr. Noah Meineke were awarded a $2,000 grant from Sustainable Jersey. This award represents PV’s philosophy of caring for and educating students about the environment along with the benefits it provides.

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  • Students Take Center Stage Over Summer

    In the summer, the fantastical, theatrical productions at Passaic Valley do not cease. In fact, they only expand. Open to students going into grades 5 through 9, the Summer Performing Arts Camp provided an outlet in painting, drawing, sculpting, theater, music, and yoga for those of the creative bent.

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  • AP English Students Go on a Well Deserved Trip

    Now that all of their exams are finally finished, the AP students can finally let out a breath of relief. What better way to unwind and reward the hardworking students then a well-deserved field trip? 

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  • Art Show 2017 Now Open

    Starting on Wednesday, May 24th the Art Department will host its annual Art Show in the Farrell Gym. Participants from all art classes showcase their very best work from the beginning of the year to the time of the show. Art Show is mostly run by students and supervised by teachers in the program.

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  • Spring Musical Review: Grease is the Word

    On May 11th through 13th the Theater Department debuted their 2017 spring musical Grease. The spring musical ended in a success and had the seniors in tears after their last performance on the PV stage.

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  • Theater Department Wins Big at Bucks County

    Every year the Theater Department travels to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to show off their hard work and perform in front of other schools. However, this trip is also a competition. At the end of the festival, PV took home four awards.

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  • Lit Club Accepting Poetry Submissions for Annual Contest

    Literary Club is hosting their annual poetry contest, where students from all grade levels participate by submitting their original work. The poetry contest allows students to show off their work, talents, and emotions by publishing student poetry in the school’s literary magazine, Images.

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  • Lunchtime in Teen Center is Both Fun and Informative

    The Teen Center provides many different opportunities for students to learn, have fun, and maybe even experience a little competition. In honor of the wildly popular NCAA basketball tournament, this month’s theme is March Madness.

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  • Girls' Show Results: White Wins the Night

    Both teams displayed tremendous effort, coordination, and heart. All the girls, regardless of winning or losing, should take pride in their exhilarating performances.

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  • New Production of Grease in the Works

    The theater department is planning a classic, yet exciting, production of Grease for this year's Spring Musical. Showrunner, Mrs. Jennifer Shue, recently released the full cast list, naming Brianna Cielo '17 and Michael Smith '17 as the production's leads, playing Sandy Olsson and Danny Zuko respectively.

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  • Poetry and Improv at Literary Club's "One Night Coffee House"

    Every year the Literary Club holds their annual “One Night Coffee House” meeting. In special session, students and teachers read their personal or favorite poems to the audience. This event is a fundraiser for the Annual Poetry Contest.

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