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  • Benvenuti Tallies 200th Win as Wrestling Head Coach

    It was a thrilling night on the mat on December 28th as the Hornets came back to win against Nutley with a final score of 45-29. However, the most thrilling story played out on the sidelines as Head Wrestling Coach Joseph Benvenuti recorded his 200th overall win.

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  • Athletes in Action: Trinity Toerock Leaps into New Season as a Track Captain

    Trinity Toerock became one of the three female captains despite the 2017-18 season being only her second year. Toerock, a junior, runs distance for the Winter Track Team. Toerock joined the track team her sophomore year and made varsity; just a year later, she makes captain.

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  • Passaic Valley Tops Pascack Valley in Battle of PVs

    The Passaic Valley/Cedar Grove Hornets Hockey Team's record stands at 5-6-2. But if Friday, January 5th's 5-1 victory over Pascack Valley is any indication, the team is starting to really hit their stride. Their defensive prowess and offensive versatility were on full display in the battle of the PVs at Floyd Hall.

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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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  • Fencing Captains Look Forward to Season Ahead

    The PV Fencing Team is striving hard during meets in preparation for this weekend, where they will be taking on their first major tournament of the season. The girls will be competing in the Santelli Tournament on Saturday, January 13th and the boys will compete in the Cetrulo Tournament the next day.

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  • The Passaic Valley Winter Sports Preview

    The 2017-18 winter season is officially underway as members of each roster enter the season with optimistic eyes. Students and coaches alike have been preparing for the season for months now, conditioning and mentally preparing for the difficult, but rewarding, grind that is to come.

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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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  • Girls Field Hockey Team Ends Season with a Win at Senior Game

    On October 20th, the Varsity Field Hockey Team played in their annual Senior Game. As is tradition, the field was decorated by the underclassmen and proud parents in an effort to demonstrate their appreciation for the seniors. In this year's senior game, PV defeated Dwight Englewood in overtime 1 - 0.

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  • PV Sports Summer Wrap-Up and Fall Preview

    Though technically on their summer "vacation", the students and staff that comprise Passaic Valley Athletics have been hard at work. Throughout the summer months, they have made tremendous strides to make the 2017-18 an exciting year for any Hornet sports fan.

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  • Strong Showing for Hornets in Passaic County Tourney Despite 2nd Round Exit

    Starting on May 4th, the Passaic Valley varsity baseball team participated in the Passaic County Tournament. The first round saw the Hornets defeat rival Wayne Valley in one of the most intense games of the season.

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Activity News

  • Library Offers New Literature and Activities

    Ms. Leanne Weiss and the library are updating their book collection with some brand new titles. Ms. Weiss has set up displays in the library to show off the new additions to visitors. There are many different genres throughout each collection, to pique the interests of as many students as possible.

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  • Warm Up with Winter Fun: Makerspace Events Coming Soon!

    New and fascinating events are coming to the Makerspace this January! In room 111, accessible through the library, these events are available to anyone wishing to attend. All activities will take place during periods 4 to 7.

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  • Theater Dept Announces Partnership with Disney for Spring Musical Freaky Friday

    Coming in April 2018, the Theatre Department will be piloting Disney's Freaky Friday. PV is a part of a very exclusive list, being one of only five other schools in the country to be given the opportunity to perform the new musical through Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program.

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  • Teen Center and Rock Solid Team Up to Teach Self-Defense

    The Teen Center and Rock Solid Krav Maga LLC, a local gym in Little Falls, joined together to host a self-defense course geared towards students on November 28th. The course is held for female students only and is free of charge to all participants.

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  • GSA Hosts Conference with Acclaimed Author Lillian Faderman

    On December 6, 2017, Alex Volgyesi, president of the Gender and Sexuality Alliance managed to get acclaimed author Lillian Faderman to conference with the group. Faderman spoke about her youth and about how she decided she had to document LGBT history.

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  • Winter Musical Review: Javier Tovar Steals Show as Greedy 'Grinch'

    From December 4-7th, the Passaic Valley Theater Department debuted their 2017 Holiday Show, Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Based on the iconic 1957 children's book, the musical starred Javier Tovar as the Grinch, Alex and Andre Papasavas as his dog Max, and Camryn Frey as Cindy Lou Who.

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  • Teen Center Organizes Trips for College Prep

    The Teen Center is organizing college visits in an effort to expose students to local college campuses. This will allow students intending to attend college to prep early. In addition, for those unsure of their post-high school plans it can brighten their horizons to see if these colleges are for them.

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  • Team Building with CITVC in NYC

    On November 2nd, Ms. Kathleen Menake, teacher of Contemporary Issues through Videoconferencing (CITVC), accompanied by Mr. Tom Deeney, Ms. Caren Atamian, and Mr. Mike DeLuccia as chaperones, took students to New York City's premier escape the room venue, Escape Entertainment.

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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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