Category Archives: Local News

Should College Board Have Continued With AP Exams?

On April 3rd, College Board released official details regarding Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Typically, each exam is around 2.5-3 hours long and tests a student’s knowledge on a certain college-level subject. If one scores high enough, he/she can receive college credit and save money on tuition. Responding to the Coronavirus pandemic, College Board developed 45

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GV Student Council Recognized Once Again

Earlier this month, the Garnet Valley High School Student Council was recognized by the National Association of Student Councils (NatStuCo) at the highest level of excellence. To meet the requirements for the National Council of Excellence Award, a student council must meet a variety of criteria. In addition to basic requirements such as a written

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GVPAA Hosts Very First Sensory Awareness Performance

By Katie Donaghy On Wednesday December 19th, the Garnet Valley Drama Club hosted their first sensory awareness performance. Kids ranging in all ages from Philly High Schoolers to our own Garnet Valley Elementary students were invited to have lunch and watch a performance of Seussical the Musical. All the kids that attended this performance were

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Garnet Valley Speech and Debate Club Wins Big at Districts!

 By Robert Gamble Looking back, I recall a moment I experienced at Districts Debate 2018/2019. I remember the bus ride our debate team took last year to the competition. Garnet Valley High school, represented by only two Public Forum (2v2) teams and one Parliamentary (3v3) team, was barely able to fill the spots in order

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Speech & Debate: Regular Season Recap

By Robert Gamble The 2019-2020 season of the Speech & Debate team is a testament to what hard work and a resilient community of individuals can achieve.  Built on the premise of facilitating the speaking and debating skills of America’s young voices, the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) was founded in 1925 by Bruno

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