Teachers employ many different and unique ways to bring their subjects alive for their students. Sophomore British Lit teacher, Mrs. Darcy Hall, has her own methods for teaching her classes.
Mrs. Megan Miele, formally known as Ms.Ellis, has always been an uplifting spirit for students and teachers. Mrs. Miele is a devoted and hard-working teacher and is a role model for her students.
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.
One of the biggest revolutions to the way PV serves its student body is the introduction of Co-Teaching. Co- Teaching is a method of instruction where two teachers in one work collaborated classroom help further educate students.