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  • Student Spotlight: Senior, Sarah Elkordy Gets a Full Ride to Princeton

    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.

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  • Arts & Sciences in the Summer: Introducing the STEAM Into Summer Camp

    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.

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  • Changing QBAs in the Name of PARCC Prep

    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.

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  • CAD Class Creates Houses, Cars, and More

    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.

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  • Makerspace Provides Outlet for Creators

    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.

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  • Introducing Co-Teaching: Two Teachers One Classroom

    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.

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