National Gold Council of Excellence

It is exciting to announce that GV’s very own Student Council has received special recognition as a 2019 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National of Student Council (NatStuCo). The leaders of STUCO were thrilled to have achieved this incredible feat, and President Julia Kinnee expressed her […]

Science Olympiad State Results

This past Saturday, the Science Olympiad team had an intense competition at Juanita College. The team overall was very successful and attained a variety of accomplishments, taking the 8th spot out of 36 total teams. For the competition, the leaders of the GV Science Olympiad team this year […]

NHD Award Winners

This past week, a handful of students were recognized with awards and achievement at the National History Day competition which took place at Chester County Historical Center. These student achievements are as follows: Elizabeth Chen received 2nd place for her insightful Individual Paper for “Famines and Agricultural Advances […]

Gold Key Award

It is a pleasure to highlight that Sophia Smith, senior at Garnet Valley, received the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Gold Key award this past March. Sophia had the opportunity to attend an awards ceremony in Philadelphia on March 30th to recognize a short story she had previously […]

Hi-Q National Championship!

It is exciting to announce that on Friday, April 5th, quite a few members from Garnet Valley High School’s Hi-Q team will be competing in the national championship through attending a video conference at DCIU. To all teachers and faculty, please excuse these students from class that day; […]

Spring Fashion

Spring is here! And the big question on everyone’s mind is … what to wear? After consulting numerous Pinterest boards, Instagram hashtags, and PopSugar articles, we’ve compiled a convenient list for all your spring fashion needs! Bucket Hats! Sure they aren’t the prettiest things to look at but […]

GV Wrestling Update

By: Alec Eskin Over the course of the GV wrestling season, it has been really exciting for the wrestlers, coaches and fans. Over this past week, three wrestlers from Garnet Valley qualified for States. Sophomore Colton Deery was in the 285 pound weight class, finished 8th in the […]


By: Shasi Vadlamudi STEM club has been making huge developments in their project and you really need to know about it. It affects all Garnet Valley students who use a car and plan on having one of their own in the future. Here’s a quick rundown on what […]

Biology Olympiad Results

It is exciting to announce that after taking the Biology Olympiad exam, a couple of Garnet Valley high school students made it into the semi-finals. The students listed below scored in the top 10% of all students taking this test in the United States, so please make sure […]

Chemistry Olympiad

Tomorrow is an exciting day, as multiple students from Garnet Valley High School are taking the national Chemistry Olympiad during the first period block. Each student will be given at maximum 110 minutes in order to complete the exam, but some may need to stay into second period […]

Unite For Her!

By: Katie Donaghy On February 19th, two boys shaved their heads bald for the organization Unite For Her. Unite For Her is an organization that goes beyond most cancer organizations as it focuses on therapies and wellness not only physically, but mentally. For the spring musical, Annie, the […]

How to Pay for College in GV

By: Karina Zakarian As a senior, it has been both exciting and arduous going through the college process, from filling out numerous applications to visiting campuses, auditioning for scholarships, and trying to determine the college or university that most closely reflects personal values and feels like a “second […]

GV Girls Basketball Champs!

As the Garnet Valley girls basketball team defeated Spring-Ford, it is exciting to announce that the team will be advancing to the 6A District 1 Championship at Temple’s Liacouras Center on Saturday at 4pm vs. Neshaminy. Students, faculty, or community members who are interested in attending the intense […]


MOXIE is excited to announce the rise of a new, incredibly talented 18-year-old Omaha singer, JOCELYN, who recently released her debut song, “Speak Up”. The song, produced and co-written by Denny White, entails a vivid bullying experience that Jocelyn wanted to share with the world in an effort […]

Cold Pursuit Review

By: Ben Bennett Cold Pursuit once again reminded me that you cannot justify a film by its title, no matter how mundane that title may be. Directed by Hans Petter Moland, a Norwegian director, Cold Pursuit is based on Moland’s original Norwegian movie, In Order of Disappearance, released […]

Quill & Scroll Induction Ceremony

It is a great pleasure to announce and welcome several new inductees into the international Quill & Scroll Journalism Honor Society. The students who were recently inducted into the society this past Tuesday are all active participants in either the Jaguar Journal, Literary Magazine, or Yearbook Club. Each […]

DCCC Regional Art Exhibition

The Garnet Valley Art Department wants to congratulate the following students: Hank Hayes, Camryn Partlow, Dan Newsome, Kayleigh Saboja, Christina Douglass, Chloe Lowery, Torie Gsell, Philip McCarthy, Kaitlyn Smith, Claire Burford, Erin Craig and Madison King. Artwork created by each of these students has been selected for inclusion […]

GV Music Gala

By: Sanjana Chadive On March 24th, the Garnet Valley Music Department will hold its first annual Music Gala Concert at the Garnet Valley High School Performing Center. The purpose of the gala is to raise funds for Musicopia, a Philadelphia based charity that supports music education. The concert […]

Minithon Madness!

One of Garnet Valley’s most exciting and impactful events is getting in gear… it’s Minithon! A program that donates money and resources to the families of cancer patients who are associated with the Four Diamonds Fund, Minithon is an incredible organization that is run majorly within the Garnet […]

Mamma Mia Update

By: Annie Tunstall For the first time ever, Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is putting on a community show right here at Garnet Valley High School! This year in June the GVHSPAA will be putting on the performance Mamma Mia. Mamma Mia is a very high energy and […]


By: Sanjana Chadive On January 18th, students had the pleasure to showcase their independent research projects in the GVHS library. During the semester, these inquiring minds conducted thorough research on a topic of their choice. The ultimate culmination of their experimentation is a colorful poster board displaying all […]


By: Rose DiPaolo Since the internet was was invented on January 1st, 1983, users have found ways to belittle others online. Adults, both online and off, have attempted to raise awareness against bullying online, typically referred to as ‘cyberbullying’. But is cyberbullying still as big of a problem […]

Winter Sports Recap

By: Alec Eskin The winter season has gotten off to a very exciting start for the sports teams, and this has been a very fun time of year for Garnet Valley sports fans to watch their teams compete in their sports. These sports include Girls and Boys Basketball, […]

Freshman Advice

By: Lara Clemens As a freshman halfway through the school year, I have already gotten a feel of what it is like to be in high school. It was a little bit challenging adjusting to the new atmosphere and academics, but I managed to adapt to the high […]

Gearing Up for Annie

By: Kaitlyn Donaghy The Garnet Valley Drama Club has started rehearsing for its spring musical, Annie. Annie is a well known story of a red-headed orphan finding her forever home. The performance will be from March 7th-9th. Annie practices have been going well since we have gotten back […]

AP Exam Registration Reminder

Although Garnet Valley is experiencing a wintry, cold January, it is important for students to not forget to sign up for Advanced Placement Exams. Despite the fact that these tests are not until May, it is imperative that students fill out the necessary forms and complete the requirements […]

Body Language

By: Ananya Gupta When talking about the expression of emotion, it is fascinating that a significant portion of body language and gestures is universal around the world. A smile is a smile depicting happiness, no matter where you are in the world. However, there are some differences amongst […]

Big Things Happening in 2019

By: Shasidhar Vadlamudi 2018 just wrapped up, and it has been a roller coaster for everyone. From the midterms, Winter Olympics, and the Youtube Drama, this previous year was definitely a thriller. But with 2018 in the past, there are many things on the horizon for Garnet Valley […]

Indoor Drumline Update

Indoor drumline is looking for anyone who can play the bass guitar or piano for their 2019 show. Please email the staff at if you are interested in coming in to play! Practices are on Mondays and Thursdays from 6-9 PM and on Saturdays from 9 AM […]

Widows Review

Widows stars Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, and is directed by Steve McQueen, director of the award winning 12 Years a Slave. Widows is also written by Gillian Flynn, an experienced writer known for her thrillers such as Gone Girl and Sharp Objects. Widows is […]

Winter Break… Not Here Just Yet!

As a majority of students know, during splendid times of the year such as these wintry, festive December weeks, plans with friends, family gatherings, and simply resting comfortably seem much more important than completing homework and other assignments. This way of thinking is very understandable, as the last […]

GVHS Cheer Champions!

The Garnet Valley Jaguar Varsity Cheerleaders recently pulled out a win as District champions, along with the JV Jaguars who also earned #1 in their section of the competition! Last year, 2017, they won District Championships, so this year they went back to back in victory. The District […]

Dance For A Cure Update

Over the course of this winter season, Interact Club has been hosting a variety of events, in particular consistently promoting the performance Dance For A Cure which will take place at Garnet Valley High School this coming May. A great way for dancers, students, and members of the […]

Garnet Valley Band is For Everyone

By: Sanjana Chadive Beginning in August, members of the Garnet Valley Marching Band begin practicing their music learning the show drill. Even after the prior season is over, student musicians still pursue other musical endeavors. Every summer, student musicians learn their new music at band camp. For five days, […]

Indoor Drumline 2019

Indoor Drumline is an ensemble group for Garnet Valley percussion students who wish to perform in an activity that includes competitive music and performances. They travel to different schools to compete against other drumlines and even host a competition of their own. Additionally, they go to Wildwood at […]

Thanksgiving: Fact Vs. Fiction

Many Americans widely regard Thanksgiving as the best holiday for food, family, and football. But do students really know what they’re celebrating? When asked several questions about Thanksgiving, eleven Garnet Valley High School students shared their answers, ranging from partially correct to completely false. When asked why we celebrate Thanksgiving, […]

GVHS Guest Speaker

It is exciting to announce that a Garnet Valley alumni, Eddie Doyle, is coming back to the district as a guest author on Wednesday, December 19th. The guest author will be sharing a novel titled I Hate You, Jimmy that he previously wrote and self-published, an incredible feat and […]

What is the EMdrive?

What is the EMdrive and how does it break the laws of physics?      The Emdrive, also known as the RF resonant cavity thruster, is a fuel-free thruster that can theoretically revolutionize space travel and requires no fuel to run. It can be used in rockets and […]

Mamma Mia

      For the first time ever, Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is putting on a community show right here at Garnet Valley High School! This year in June the GVHSPAA will be putting on Mamma Mia. Mamma Mia is a very high energy and fun show with […]

Review – Halloween (2018)

    Halloween (2018) was directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green and Danny McBride. Green and McBride are together again after working on the Pineapple Express in 2008. Halloween (2018) takes place 40 years after the events of the original Halloween (1978) and centers once […]

Model UN Wins Big

This past Saturday, Model UN accomplished an impressive feat with a few of its delegates winning significant awards and recognition through Temple University’s OwlMUN V. During this intense competition, thirty-two members of Garnet Valley’s Model UN competed against four hundred other students from three different states, and multiple Garnet […]

Homecoming Court 2018

Homecoming is coming up- and fast. This year’s homecoming court includes a wide variety of seniors from an abundance of clubs and sports teams. There are 20 young men and women vying for the coveted titles of Homecoming Queen or King. Congratulations to the following people for representing […]

What is Pottermore?

Have you ever heard of Pottermore? It is the official fan website of the prestigious and famed Harry Potter series. One could call it the Wikipedia of the Harry Potter series because it has pages of information on the Harry Potter series and all the characters and events. […]

National Merit Semifinalists

It is extremely exciting to announce the recently acknowledged semifinalists from Garnet Valley High School for the National Merit Scholars program. These five amazingly intelligent students received very impressive scores on the well-known PSAT assessment, and consequently, they were each recognized for outstanding achievement on this examination recently […]

First Tech Challenge (FTC)

FIRST is an international youth organization as well as a nonprofit organization that recognizes robotics and other STEM-related activities. FIRST TECH CHALLENGE is available to high school students as well as the FIRST ROBOTICS CHALLENGE. This is CAD students will learn: FTC gives students a lot of freedom […]

Finance Club: New!

A common way in which to collaborate and formulate ideas at Garnet Valley High School, a new club has recently been created… Finance Club! This club deals with a variety of economic related topics, and the officers are planning to have members become involved in various activities, including […]

Get Up and Brace the Day

By: Julia Lennon It’s tough. Getting up as a teenager early in the morning and being sent off to school immediately for hours and hours is something that students in and outside of Garnet Valley High School struggle with. For students who have trouble waking up in the […]

18 Pieces of Advice

Are you a freshman and do not have any idea of what to do in this newfound, overwhelming high school experience? The seniors are here to help you! Here is a playlist of some pieces of advice from real Garnet Valley seniors to help 9th graders have a […]

STUCO Royal Brunch

This past Saturday, Garnet Valley High School’s amazing STUCO put together a wonderful fairytale experience for younger children called the Royal Brunch. The children were allowed to dress up as whatever fairytale characters they wished, and furthermore, some member of Student Council dressed up as princes and princesses […]

HERE Zombie Run

It is very exciting to announce that the GVHS Club HERE, or Humanity in Ethnicity, Race, and Equality, is hosting a zombie run at Garnet Valley Middle School to raise money for the impactful, international hunger relief organization known as Rise Against Hunger. To clarify, a zombie run […]

Garnet Valley Summer Camp

As the school year comes to a close and the summer begins the one thing that doesn’t end is the Garnet Valley Drama Club!! Starting Monday June 17th at 8:00 summer camp will begin with dancing, singing, acting, and games. For the first time ever the students will […]

Mamma Mia – Don’t Miss It

We’re getting really close to show night, and things have been going swimmingly! Since mid-March, some of the most dedicated and talented actors, dancers, and singers have been pouring their heart and souls into GVPAA’s production of “Mamma Mia”. We all like to have a little fun at […]

It Is Important to Belong

Ava Larue- Alumnus As a high school freshman, I had admired the school’s musical productions. Always too self-conscious to audition, I watched from the audience in awe. Everything about it was captivating: the lights, live music, dancing, the sets and the raw energy and risk of doing it […]

Garnet Valley High School Scheduling Update

To develop a flexible, student-centered schedule that would foster authentic and innovative learning experiences in order for ALL students to maximize their potential within Garnet Valley High School and beyond, the Garnet Valley High School administration and staff have been working in focus groups/subcommittees to best implement a […]

Mamma Mia

GV’s First Community Show, Mamma Mia is June 21-22 and June 28-29. Tickets available at gvpaa.comWe have three options to see our first community show.1. Show only $14 online and $20 at door 2. Dinner at LaFava and the Evening Shows $55 3. Senior Citizen Luncheon and the Matinee Show June […]