Testing will be held Wednesday and Thursday May 31st and June 1st. Report directly to your location at 8:04am.
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.
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.
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.
Headlining the Hey Jude Concert this year is Donnelly Deeney Youngberg. The concert will be held on Friday, May 19th at 7pm. Tickets are on sale for $5 and can be bought from Mr. Mathew Youngberg, Mr. Timothy Donnelly, and Mr. Thomas Deeney. The price will increase to $7 at the door.
The S.T.E.A.M Program orchestrated the PV Green Scene Garden Project in the courtyard on April 27th. The aim of the project is to teach students to sufficiently live an eco-friendly lifestyle. The day was a success for all faculty and students that participated.
May 1st is general college decision day for all seniors, a day where most deposits must be sent to schools. On this day, seniors are asked to wear their chosen college shirts, a way to show off their new college pride.
The Passaic Valley Theater Program will be performing Grease on May 11 and 12 starting at 7pm and May 13 at 2pm and again at 7pm. Tickets are now available. View the article for a link to purchase your tickets.
On April 23, 2017 Passaic Valley hosted its 2nd annual Autism Awareness Walk. The event allowed people to come and walk the track, grab a bite to eat, get closer to the people in the community, and show their support for a worthy cause.
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.
The S.T.E.A.M Program has begun their ambitious Green Scene project. Students and a team of faculty members are coming together to plant different vegetables, fruits and flowers in the rarely utilized courtyard.
This year's Top Chef competition took place on March 24th and was one of the best ones yet. After a fierce competition, first place went to Alessandra Turano '17 and Chris Watkins '17, who prepared Pan di Spagna cake. The team also prepared chicken with spinach over a prosciutto caper sauce.
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.
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.
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.