Author Archives: GVHSJagJournal

“Red Queen” Book Review

By Nimisha Mikkineni Victoria Aveyard’s masterpiece, The Red Queen, is a best-selling novel that follows an unusual world and an even more unusual girl.  Mare Barrow, the protagonist, struggles in a world where people are separated by the color of their blood. There are the Reds, who are essentially regular humans, and there are the

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Why Did Some GVHS Students Stick With Virtual Learning?

By Madison Carr Garnet Valley has started a hybrid schedule, where half of the students attend school in-person every other day. However, some students have decided to stay fully virtual. Recently, I talked to three different students to gain some insight regarding why they didn’t go back to school. Why did you choose to stay

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Trick-or-Treating in a Pandemic

By Benjamin Slomich Every October 31st, we all go out with our friends dressed in costumes and go from door to door saying trick or treat, hoping to come across one of the houses that give out extra-large candy bars. But remember, it’s 2020—a very unpredictable year.  We all know that when you go out

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Where Were You on 9/11?

By Ryan Hassell Next year will be the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, so I decided to ask some of my relatives* where they were during them and what it was like afterwards. Where were you on 9/11/2001? Mom: “I was at work at SAP America, Newtown Square. We had break rooms and there

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GVHS Senior Voices Thoughts on Hybrid Model

By Humaam Said* On October 19th, Garnet Valley starts its hybrid model. While many oppose going back into schools, it’s important to realize that schools play an important role in fostering the growth of students. In person schooling benefits students through more attentive educational instruction and social development. It’s no surprise that our education has

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The Ultimate List of Clubs & Activities at Garnet Valley High School

If you are interested in any of the clubs/activities listed, don’t hesitate to contact the advisor(s)! CLUB NAME ADVISOR CLUB NAME ADVISOR ANIME CLUB Kamann-Mellus FUTURE MEDICAL & SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS Frost ANNENBERG HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM TEAM Bish GERMAN CLUB Jones ARCHERY Houtz GIRL UP Selfridge ART CLUB Owens GLOBAL AWARENESS CLUB King ART MURALS

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GVPAA To Host Spooktacular

By Kathryn Hutchinson This Saturday, October 17, from 4:30 – 8:30 pm, the Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association is hosting a Spooktacular event. Located at Garnet Valley High School, come and enjoy a Trunk-or-Treat, performances, raffles, and more fun activities! As always, social distancing and masks are required at the event. All guides, performers, and

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Garnet Valley School District Outstanding Visual Arts Community 2020

The Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) is proud to recognize Garnet Valley School District for their outstanding commitment to visual arts education with the endorsement Outstanding Visual Arts Community 2020. PAEA empowers its members to transform their practices, students, colleagues, and communities to build a strong art education culture and citizenry. Districts receiving this endorsement

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