Holiday Greetings from VTHS

A look at November...

Here's What We've Been Up To!

What a fantastic adventure it has been so far! From spirit days to Halloween costumes, and Thanksgiving dinners to amazing field trips; Our VTHS staff and students are truly making memories of a lifetime.

Below you will find important upcoming dates, as well as some of the many beautiful moments spent at VTHS during the month of November.

Dates to Remember

December 2nd- VTHS Girl Athletes Holiday Fun in the VTHS Gymnasium 12:30-4pm

December 7th- Winter Concert @7pm, hosted by our talented VTHS students.

December 8th- District-wide STEM Night. Our staff and students will be hosting activities for all ages.

December 12th- Mid marking, please be sure to check our Genesis Portal to review your child's academic progress.

December 12th-SCCC will also be hosting their Instant Decision Day at the high school.

December 15th- Board of Education Public Session held at Lounsberry Hollow @ 7pm

December 15th- VTHS SCA Meeting

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December 19-21- VTHS Elective Fair for Grades 9-11 in the upper & lower library during unit lunch.

The week of December 19th will be our Holiday SPIRIT WEEK

  • December 19th- Winter/Holiday Pajama Day
  • December 20th- Ugly Sweater Day
  • December 21st- Flannel Day
  • December 22nd- Pep Rally T-Shirt/Santas Workshop-Winter Pep Rally

December 22nd- Early Dismissal (Schedule)

December 23-January 2nd- Winter Recess

As we enter the month of December, the VTHS administration would like to send you all a warm and loving holiday season. These first few months have been fantastic, and without the support we receive from our VTHS families, it would not be possible.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you!

Lindsay Young, Nick Demsak & Brian James

Moments to Celebrate ๐Ÿ™Œ

Welcome New and Returning Staff!

VTHS would like to welcome back Mrs. Cheddy Bodgewicz. She is our new administrative assistant to our Atheltic Director, Bill Foley. VTHS would like to give a warm welcome to Rachel Moore, our new Speech and Language Pathologist.

We are beyond excited to have you both as part of the VTHS family!

In the Classrooms of VTHS

Former student, Violet Reed, visited Mrs. Longchamps classes to talk about the organization she runs, MEVO (Mahwah Environmental Volunteers Organization). She is an amazing young adult spearheading a unique program that helps the community in many ways. It encourages students to get involved for the greater good.

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Mr. Bohem works with students individually in his Piano Lab class.

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Body Biography, the task at "hand" for these sophomores, determining what their characters "saw" with their eyes, what strengths made up their "backbone," what values formed the foundation under their feet? Their "body" of work speaks for itself.

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In the "dark room" in Mrs. Sabia's photography class, waiting for their film to develop.

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It was a beautiful day for a field trip to the Statue of Liberty for these VTHS juniors.

Winners in their own version of "shark tank," these sophomores shredded the competition in a review of Hemingway's "Old Man and the Sea."

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Senior Fundraiser Volleyball Tournament in full effect! The winning team will play the faculty at the Winter Pep Rally.

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Another successful Keith Hawkin assembly. The theme of this assembly was "Understanding." Upperclassman peer leaders led the assembly, while freshmen participated in an afternoon full of activities focused on acceptance and understanding of one's differences.

Collaborative Circle Painting. 3rd level Art Majors were given pallets of various color paint, 3 very large sheets of paper and told to paint circles anywhere they wanted. They analyzed the effects of warm and cool colors.

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Mrs. Lawless' Science class cracked cases through a fun educational learning experience.

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A fun-filled field trip to Philadelphia! Students got to enjoy an educational experience, while also indulging in some traditional Philly cheesesteaks!

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Whoever said Math isn't fun? World Cup Fans, did you know kicking a soccer ball requires quadratic equations as it involves arcs and speed? Mr. Kiedes and his Algebra 2 students have been looking at the parabolas all around us, from rainbows to roller coasters... GO USA!

Thanksgiving leftovers are the best! The Unified Club spent some quality time chatting about what they are grateful for.

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Our Culinary students made a Thanksgiving feast! A huge thank you to Mrs. Fowler, Mr. Rizzo and Mrs. Jalbert, for hosting such a fantastic event for our students. It was absolutely delicious!

We are thankful to be part of a safe, supportive, caring community & for the privilege to teach our students & learn from them, a gift we never take for granted. Students reflected on what made them grateful; family won the day! Happy Thanksgiving to all. #WeAreVTHS

The Best Of...November 2022 ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐ŸŽ“ Student of the 1st Marking Period

  • Physical Education- Michael Evanick
  • Science-Kayla Clarke
  • Social Studies- Nathanial Giourx
  • English-Julia Crafton
  • Mathematics-Bryan-Guaman Avalar
  • Performing Arts- Leigh Rose Hart
  • Visual Arts- Albion Roci
  • Engineering- Elizabeth Peek
  • CFM- Ryan Clark
  • Culinary/Cosmo- Stephanie Longo
  • Business- Christopher Wynne
  • World Language- Daniel Gosses

๐ŸŽ“ Instant Decision Day Results- Stockton University

VTHS hosted Stockton Universityโ€™s Instant Decision Day on 11/29/2022! Stockton University has awarded a total of $31,000 in merit-based scholarships to the accepted students, and we congratulate your Seniors on their outstanding academic achievements!

Don't Miss Out!

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A huge thank you to Mrs. Kathleen Weyant for documenting our stories! Follow us on Twitter @VTHSVikings

VTHS Adminsitration

Principal, Lindsay Young

Assistant Principal, Nicholas Demsak

Assistant Principal, Dr. Brian James