On Friday, March 7th the 21st Annual Pocono Arts Council Juried Student Art Show opened in Stroudsburg. All of the county schools participated. Awards were given for first place through honorable mention in four categories. Pleasant Valley art students received six of the 16 awards. Pictured here is “Ink Beetle” by Brittany Corrao. Click the link above to see all of our winners.
Pleasant Valley High School Science Olympiad team had a strong showing at the competition on Friday, February 28th. The results are: Anatomy/physiology - 3rd Kristina Adams and Aracelis Velez Disease Detectives - 2nd Patrick Rimple and Chris Stasiak Designer Genes - 3rd Narissa Hajratalli and Gabrielle Hochfeld Rocks and Minerals - 3rd Jason Stier and Ethan Gordon Boomilever - 3rd Kruschef Sanchez and Bryan Beck Write It/Do It - 3rd Kristina Adams and Aracelis Velez. Great Job Science Olympians!!!
7th and 8th Grade PVMS students participated in the written round for the Russell C. Hughes Spelling Bee. The following 7th grade students will move on to Round II of the Russell C. Hughes Spelling Bee to be held at PVI on February 25th: Giancarlo Aguilar, Grace Gentile, Zion Moore, Shyanne Mostkiewicz, Peter Colombo – 1st Alternate, Hashnuvia Estime – 2nd Alternate. Representing the 8th grade at the spelling bee: Jessica Arrigo, Lillian Betz, Nicholas Colombo, Gavin Librizzi, Kayla Ramsey, Patrick Soares, Michelle Arrigo – 1st Alternate, Amara Germanton – 2nd Alternate.
5th and 6th Grade PVI students participated in the written round for the Russell C. Hughes Spelling Bee. There were 63 finalists for 5th and 6th grade. These students competed Thursday, January 28th and 29th in the first oral round. This round of the competition determined the top 5 students for each grade. Parents were invited, and it took place in the Multi-Purpose Room at PVI. The Round 2 competition was held on Tuesday, February 25th along with 7th and 8th grade finalists from the Middle School in the Multi-Purpose Room at PVI. Our final 5 will go against all of Monroe County in March.
Saturday, March 1st the Polk PTO hosted a family movie event at the Cinemark Movie theaters in the Stroud Mall. Over 200 Polk students and parents came to see the Lego movie. The Polk students were so excited about going to the movies, this wonderful event was a huge success!
On behalf of the PVI, PVE, & Polk Elementary Schools PTO, we would like to thank all who donated and or volunteered at the Basket Auction & Family Fun Day! It was a huge success! That success could never have happened without the volunteers and donations we get from our community! You truly did a wonderful thing! Thank you again!
Thank you to all who completed our calendar survey. Last night the Board of Education agreed to add two school days into the calendar to help mitigate the number of days added to end of the school year. School will be in session for all staff and students on Monday, February 17th and Thursday, April 17th. Additionally, April 16th will be a full day of school and April 17th will be the early dismissal day. We are unable to use April 21st because it is a holiday for our transportation contractor. If you have a trip planned with your family, please be sure to fill out the trip excusal form to ensure that the absence will be excused.
Pleasant Valley students had great success at the Skills USA competition on Wednesday, January 29th. MCTI as a whole brought home 37 awards of students finishing in the top 3 slots. Pleasant Valley students attending MCTI received 19 of those awards. Please click the link above to see all of our winners.
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