Mrs. Megan Miele, formally known as Ms.Ellis, has always been an uplifting spirit for students and teachers around her. Mrs. Miele is a devoted and hard-working teacher and is a role model for her students.
On May 19th New Jersey School Counselors Association will be honoring the "Counselors of the County" at a luncheon at NJ City University, where Ms. Perosi will be announced by Dr. Cardillo as Counselor of the Year of Passaic County.
The Student vs. Faculty Volleyball Game was held on Tuesday April 4, 2017 in the Gris Gym. The annual charity event was extra special this year as the proceeds went to help Anthony Englehardt's '19 battle with cancer.
After seven months of waiting, Sarah Elkordy ’17 received the good news of a fully paid acceptance into Princeton University. From honors and AP classes to volunteering and participating in sports, clubs, and activities in and outside of PV, Sarah's hard work finally paid off.
The PV Education Foundation is introducing a new summer STEAM camp beginning July 3rd and running throughout the month. The camp will join the already well established Art, Culinary and Theater Arts camps that run during summer mornings.
PARCC is just around the corner and the school has started planning for its arrival. This year the plan is to improve test scores and emphasize varied types of learning. The leadership team met to discuss strategies and decided to change the format of the Quarterly Baseline Assessments (QBAs) to resemble that of the PARCC tests.
A brand new class has been added this year: CAD, or Computer Aided Design. The class is a full year course taught by Mrs. Arianna Robeson. They use a 3D design program called Sketch Up that allows them to create cars, houses, furniture, buildings, etc.
With the new addition of STEM (Science, Technology, Engendering, and Mathematics) in Passaic Valley, we have introduced a Makerspace. Passaic Valley, and many other schools around the world, have taken part in the addition of Makerspaces to their libraries to better education in the field of technology.
The 2017 NJ Wrestling State Championships were held in Atlantic City over the March 3rd weekend. Student athletes wrestled in front of about 10,000 people packed into the Boardwalk Hall. PV's own Nick DeNora '17 placed 8th in the state making his coach and school incredibly proud.
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.
The wrestling team has had a phenomenal 2016-2017 postseason. After their last match as a team, the athletes moved on to compete at the District Tournament to earn a spot for Regions and then for the State Tournament. Nick Denora '17 medalled in States, earning 8th place overall.
At 10-9-1 and earning a spot in the top ten of the Big North Conference, the Ice Hockey Team made it to States. Catch Mr. Michael Sheehan and the Hornets Ice Hockey team vie for the Big North Bronze Cup Championship on February 17 and play their first game in States on February 20.
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.
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.
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.
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.