Category Archives: Local News

Garnet Valley Class of 2022 College Planning Presentation

Linked here is the Class of 2022 college planning presentation You can look at the table of contents to find the section you’re interested in: Table of Contents: 0:01 – Welcome/Introduction 4:36 – Upcoming College Planning Presentations 10:20 – Covid-19 Impact on College Admissions 16:03 – SATs and Test-Optional 31:10 – College Planning Timeline Overview 33:12

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Garnet Valley FBLA Members Earn 41 Awards at Regional Level

Message from Laura Rossiello: Kelly and I are thrilled to share that our GV FBLA members earned 41 regional awards last night at our virtual regional meeting.  We had 16 first place awards and 32 students qualified for states!  See the list below.  Please congratulate these students if you have them in class.  Thank you

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Local Students Nathan Chen & Elizabeth Nguyen Named Candidates In U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

Nathan Chen and Elizabeth Nguyen, graduating seniors at Garnet Valley High School, have been named two of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2021. Inclusion in the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program

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The Lessons We’ve Learned in High School

By Sanjana Chadive & Kevin Genthert High school. We laugh, we cry, and we learn. As the second semester of our senior year rapidly approaches, the two of us can’t help but reflect on some of the most important lessons we’ve learned over the last four years. Although the list is seemingly endless, here are

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Organizing Yourself in 2021

By Lila Troum Along with the new year come the difficulties and lessons learned from the past year and the rushing thoughts of, “how can I positively change this year?” When it comes to the new year and new change, resolutions are easily conjured up, but they are not usually stuck with. Even though the

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What’s It Like Halfway Through the School Year in the Virtual/Hybrid Learning Model?

By Kate Romanelli As you may know, this school year has not been like any other. Usually, we are able to go to school on a bus with a lot of people and do in-class work together. This year has been very different though. Since the pandemic began, most of us have been learning remotely.

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Are Midterms a Thing of the Past?

By Madison Carr Due to hybrid learning, many schools have decided to not require midterms. In its place, some teachers have chosen alternative tests, quizzes, projects, or chose to assign nothing. While discussing their decision, one teacher explained, “Online learning is hard enough as it is, we don’t need to add more work for the

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Garnet Valley High School to Hold College Planning Presentation for Class of 2022

On Wednesday, January 13th, Mr. Michael Saladdino, GVHS’s college counselor, will host a Zoom session at 7:00 pm for current 11th graders and their parents discussing college applications. Here, he will detail what juniors’ top priorities and the impact of COVID-19 on the college process. The presentation will be recorded and posted. Please contact salladm@garnetvalley.org

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Garnet Valley Cheerleading to Host Clothing & Home Goods Donation Drive

On January 18th (MLK Day), 2021, the Garnet Valley Cheerleading Team will hold a clothing and home goods drive from 12-3 PM at Garnet Valley High School by the gym/cafe entrance. Dropoff is contact free and all clothes must be in fairly good condition to be donated. Below are lists of items that will and

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Judy Yocum’s 10 Favorite Things

Fresh Flowers  A flower is pretty on the outside but even more beautiful on the inside. I love flowers because they remind me of happy times. Flowers come out in the spring after a cold winter to remind us of the beauty of nature. People give flowers to others on special occasions to represent love.

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