Passaic Valley Gazette

January 31, 2018

Do small things with great love.

- Mother Teresa

Passaic Valley Regional High School

Vision:

All students are prepared to meet the challenges of post secondary life with grace and confidence.

Mission:

To assure today's educational programming is relevant to tomorrow's college and career employment expectations.

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S P O T L I G H T

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Catherine Fergesen '19 Gets accepted into Oxford!

Passaic Valley Regional High School students are starting to receive early acceptances into College. We would like to congratulate Catherine Fergesen on her acceptance to Oxford University, an elite world renowned institution. This is our second student to be accepted into Oxford in the last three years. Explore new options and plan ahead, our latest Program of Studies 2019-2020 can be found on our School website.

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Congratulations to Sophomore Passaic Valley Student-Athlete Devyn DiPasquale!

This stellar leader was selected to represent Passaic Valley at the National Girls and Women In Sports Day at Seton Hall University this Sunday February 3, 2019. This prestigious honor and awards luncheon is a celebration of the girls and women in sports who are accomplishing so much and leading their peers with a character first attitude.

Devyn is a phenomenal athlete and amazing student in the classroom. In her time at PV she has earned a 4.4 GPA and First Honors in every marking period. She is a varsity member of the Volleyball and Softball teams. Devyn has already been voted all-league and all county in both sports despite being only a sophomore.


“Devyn DiPasquale is the consummate teammate. She is selfless, hard working and determined with a team first attitude. Her intensity and durability make her a pillar of our program. I’m extremely grateful to be her coach” -Head Girls' Volleyball Coach, Bill Robertazzi


"Her Hornet pride oozes out of her and is contagious to her teammates. Her athletic talent speaks for itself as she was named an All-League and All-County player last year as a freshman. Devyn will continue to soar on the softball field and I am so proud to have the opportunity to coach her. It is an honor to call Devyn DiPasquale one of our own here at Passaic Valley High School."

- Head Softball Coach, Kathy Hill

A C A D E M I C S

PV was 1 of 39 Schools in NJ to place on the College Board’s 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll

Passaic Valley High School placed on the College Board’s 9th Annual AP District Honor Roll for significant gains in student access and success to Advanced Placement coursework. PV was 1 of 39 schools in NJ to place and became one of 373 school districts in the United States and Canada. To be included on the AP District Honor Roll, participation in Advanced Placement courses must increase by at least 4% in large districts, 6% in medium districts, and 11% in small districts. Last year, PV exceeded this criteria with a 22% increase. Reaching these goals shows that this district is successfully identifying motivated, academically prepared students who are ready for AP. Read the FULL ARTICLE written by Kayla Leonard '20.

Click Here for a list of Scholarship Opportunities

Local scholarships will be available for pickup in the Guidance Office starting February 4th.

A T H L E T I C S

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9th Grade Boys 4x800 Team

The freshmen boys 4x800 relay team of Anthony Scielzo, Jesse Spadaccini, Daniel Bennett and Jaidon Castaneda have placed 1st in the 4x800 relay race for three consecutive meets. The Season Opener, Big North Freshmen Championships and Tom Zaccone Invitational all saw these fast freshmen come home with GOLD! This great crew has earned the team 30 points and held the honor of Big North Freshmen 4x800 Relay Champs.

A C T I V I T I E S

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Passaic Valley Theater's Pilot Production

Friday, Feb. 8th, 7pm

100 East Main Street

Little Falls, NJ

After a successful first pilot production with Disney's Freaky Friday last spring, PV theater was selected to pilot two new shows this year based on Marvel characters. Our Advanced Theater Class with the help of our PV Drama Club will be producing these two one act plays as "staged readings." Mirror of Most Value: A Kamala Khan Play by Masi Asare and Subatomic by Nick Blaemire. We are honored and excited to be a part of the Disney Theatrical Licensing Pilot Program. Come out & enjoy this one of a kind performance!

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PV Joins Passaic County in a Community Service Project

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