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  • After a Decade, RENT Returns to the PV Summer Stage

    In 2008, PVST first produced RENT: School Edition, one of their most memorable musicals. To celebrate the anniversary, PVST revived the musical with a brand new cast. To kick off the revival, much of the original cast and band reunited for a concert benefitting BC/EFA and the PVEF.

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  • The Summer Stage Belonged to the Junior Hornets

    During the summer months, future Hornets and other youngsters from surrounding districts shine on stage. The summer kicks off with the Passaic Valley Summer for the Performing Arts Camp. Then, Passaic Valley Summer Theater puts on their Junior Show. This year, they performed 13: The Musical.

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  • Geovanni Rivera and BRAVO! Win at National Theater on Ice Championships

    Performing a routine inspired by the Disney classic Toy Story, BRAVO! Theater On Ice's Unified Team, which includes Passaic Valley student Geovanni Rivera, won National Gold for Special Skaters at the Theater On Ice Championships on June 30.

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  • Unity Garden Dedicated

    On the evening of June 12, Mr. Sam Yodice, President of the Passaic Valley Board of Education, and Superintendent Dr. JoAnn Cardillo presided over a ceremony to dedicate the Unity Garden.

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  • AP Physics Ends Year with Rube Goldberg Projects

    The AP Physics class ended their year with their annual Rube Goldberg projects. This year’s themes were: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Fortnite, Physics of Oz, and Up. Groups displayed their ingenuity and creativity to crowds of students and staff in the Physics Room on June 14 and 15.

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  • Seniors Enjoy Prom at Legacy Castle

    Prom 2018 was definitely a night to remember. This year it was held at the brand new Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains on June 8th. Everyone had a great time as a DJ provided live music, the venue served great food, and a photo booth captured memorable moments amongst friends.

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  • Bring Your Own Device to Launch in 2018-19

    Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, PV's long-awaited Bring Your Own Device Program will take effect. To prepare for the change, Mr. Meluso launched a pilot program during this past school year. For more information, visit https://www.pvhs.k12.nj.us/byod.

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  • After a Reschedule, PV Celebrates Bring Your Child to Work Day

    Normally celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April, this year's Bring Your Child to Work Day needed to be rescheduled to May 18th to avoid conflicts with the PARCC test. Once the eagerly awaited day rolled around, faculty, students, and little ones enjoyed all of the activities planned for the special day.

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  • Educator of the Year Awarded to Mr. Cappello

    Mr. Alfred Cappello, physical education teacher and coach at Passaic Valley, was awarded the Annual Passaic Valley High School Governor’s Educator of the Year Award for 2017-18 back in January. On Friday, May 11th, a reception was held in celebration for the honorees.

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  • Students Show Off Future Alma Maters on National College Decision Day

    National College Decision Day is an exciting day throughout the country as college-bound seniors agree on their future alma maters. Seniors wear their college apparel with a feeling of accomplishment and pride.

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  • Baseball Matches Softball's County Success

    The Hornets had an unbelievable run in the county tournament this year. Given a first round bye, the Hornets made it all the way to the County Tournament Championship, where they fell to DePaul.

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  • Lady Hornets Get Passaic County Buzzing in Softball Tournament

    The Varsity Softball Team had a great regular season (11-5), earning a two-round bye going into Counties. In an impressive run, the Lady Hornets reached the championship game where they lost a heartbreaker to DePaul.

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  • Cat Bennett Scores 100th Career Lax Goal

    Before May 4, 2018, only one female PV athlete had achieved her 100th career goal in lacrosse, until Catherine Bennett became the second. Bennett got her 100th goal in an away game against West Milford. 

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  • PV Soccer Secure Top Spot in County Tournament

    The boys' Varsity Soccer team has had an astonishing run this season, accomplishing a 9-3-1 record and becoming the Big North Independence Division Champions. Taking the top seed in the County Tournament, the team will face Passaic High School this weekend at home.

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  • Softball Advances in County Tournament

    On May 3rd, the PV Softball Team played Pompton Lakes in a quarterfinal matchup in the County Tournament. In a fantastic complete game outing by Alyssa Bernardo ‘18, the team walked away with a 2-1 win, advancing them to Semifinal Round.

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  • Boys Baseball Beats Lakeland and Passaic Tech in Counties

    The Hornets won their first game of the Passaic County Tournament when they defeated Lakeland Saturday, April 28 5-0. The next Saturday, the Hornets beat Passaic Tech 2-1 in the quarterfinals.

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  • Carlos Morales Swings His Way into Senior Season

    Spring sports are now in session and, for some athletes, it will be their last season in high school. For one senior baseball player, Carlos Morales '17, his final season is also his fourth consecutive year on the varsity squad, a rare and prestigious achievement.

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  • Baseball Hornets Take on Orlando

    Passaic Valley Baseball travelled to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, which they have done every couple of years since Varisty Coach John Mazzo started coaching at PV. The team went there to get some more work in and enjoy themselves, establishing much needed comradery on the diamond.

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  • PV Lacrosse Welcomes New Varsity Coach Danziger

    This upcoming Passaic Valley Boys' Lacrosse season looks to be a promising one as the Varsity Team introduces new Head Coach Mr. Joshua Danziger. Last year's team, coached under Anthony O’Hara, finished with a record of 9-8 but showed promising potential with the now seniors leading the squad.

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  • Wassel and Feinstein Join Baseball Coaching Staff

    PV Athletics is welcoming a new Assistant Junior Varsity Coach, Mr. Joe Feinstein, and a new Freshman Head Coach, Mr. Max Wassel, for the upcoming season. Both coaches bring a wealth of experience, stemming back to their playing years.

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