The standard testing procedure for PARCC has remained the same in PV since the test was incorporated... until this year. Each grade level will test over a 3-4 day period in either the morning or the afternoon. The short time span for testing is due to the technology available to the school.
Make sure you complete your Course Selection sheet and hand it in to Guidance as soon as possible. You can find the Program of Studies on the PV website under "Academics."
The annual Junior Cotillion was an unforgettable night for all students and staff who attended. Held on March 17 at Macaluso's in Hawthorne, the dance was organized by 2018 class advisors Mrs. Lindita Kurtishi and Mr. Jason Ortwine.
Maybe you have seen his work on social media or in this year's Valley Echo articles: Chris Krusberg '18 is the man behind the camera. Just this past October, Chris’ photography career began with a spark of inspiration from his father who has been a professional photographer for the past 25 years.
With the return of the Environmental Club, science teachers and co-advisers Mr. Billy Goodman and Mr. Randall Sanders, began to contemplate how to help decrease the amount of waste that is produced in the school. That's when Goodman came up with the idea to design and sell reusable water bottles.
The 2017 PARCC testing window starts March 27 and ends on April 26. Rosters and testing locations will also be located on the Guidance Office's window as well as the bulletin boards in the Cafeteria.
Recently, Mr. Timothy Donnelly took his Holocaust and Genocide students to the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. The students who went on the trip left with an experience that they will never forget.
The 2017 yearbook staff has released their order forms for this year. Ms. Darcy Hall and her students have been working hard since the first day of school to produce a yearbook that the students will be able to cherish forever.
In times of need, faculty and students come together and provide help and support. For one student, Anthony Englehardt, that time of need is now. In an effort to alleviate the burden of medical bills and other expenses for the Englehardt family, PV and other institutions in the community have been running various fundraising efforts in Anthony's name.
The Passaic Valley Regional High School Education Foundation would like to invite you to the 2017 Wine and Beer Festival. Donations raised through this fundraiser will support many of Passaic Valley's innovative programs such as the Top Chef competition and our Summer Fine and Performing Arts camps.
Passaic Valley has a very amazing staff but one member has created a significant amount of buzz recently: Mr. Randall Sanders.Mr. Randall Sanders. Mr. Sanders may stand out for his tattoos or his big gauge earrings to most, but for the students that know him and are taught by him, he stands out to them as one of the most interesting teachers they've ever had.
Every year, Passaic Valley hosts its 8th grade orientation. This year, the orientation switched to an open-house format to allow attendees more choice and the opportunity to peruse programs and activities at their own pace.