Category Archives: School

Delaware Valley Rotary essay contest winners

  Congratulations to the winners of this year’s Rotary essay contest. Delaware Valley juniors Aiden Rubenstein earned frist place, Nicoletta Cuccio places second and Kayli Ziolkowski was honored in third place at a Rotary meeting on Feb. 25 at Balch’s resturant in Milford. Students were required to write a 250-300 word essay describing what the theme of education meant [...]

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Funny play performed by Delaware Valley Middle School this weekend

  Delaware Valley Middle School students will be performing the play “Honk! A musical tale of the ugly duckling.” The performances will be Nov. 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Delaware Valley High School auditorium. Tickets are available by reservation by calling 570-296-1835. Prices are $8 for children and senior citizens, and $10 [...]

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Sign up at Delaware Valley School

  The new $43,400 electronic at the Westfall campus of Delaware Valley School District is now in operation. The sign was installed by Sign Here of Port Jervis, N.Y. For weeks it had been just two brick posts, but now the electronic screen and topper sign are in place. It is readable to drivers from [...]

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Upper Delaware River clean up for teens planned

The annual Paddle and River Clean Up for high school students happens June 8, on the Upper Delaware River. Students will earn eight community service hours for graduation while experiencing the beauty of the river and learning about the local watershed, wildlife, and recreation.  This year’s clean up trip is limited to the first twenty [...]

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Delaware Valley High School student sculpts giant cardboard camera

  Jenna Murphy, Delaware Valley High School senior, won first place in the sculpture category at the Vernon High School Invitational art exhibit for her giant corrugated cardboard camera. The invitational was an exhibit and competition of 10 surrounding schools from Pa. and N.J. Representatives from the Delaware College of Art and Design and William Patterson [...]

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Delaware Valley High School Students go green for Sandy Hook

  A grassroots tribute by clothing was sparked through social media in response to the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut.  Facebook, Twitter and the rest burned with conversations of grief and disbelief at the Friday homicides of students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary. Students started to wonder what they could do to communicate their [...]

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Increased police presence and staff security reviews at Delaware Valley School District

Delaware Valley School District held staff meetings at 7 a.m. Monday morning at all schools to review safety procedures as a precautionary measure. Educators also discussed what would be appropriate to say or not say to kids based on age.  The meeting was in response to the homicide of 26 young students and teachers Friday [...]

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Delaware Valley Elementery School news students in New York City

Sixth grade reporters from the DVE-TV/News club at Delaware Valley Elementery School interviewed  filmmaker Ryan Balton, a 2007 Delaware Valley graduate, while visiting New York City on Oct. 25.  The students interviewed Balton and his partner Laura Beachy about their documentary film “We Were Quiet Once,” which shares stories from the people in Somerset County [...]

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A reason to smile

Who is smiling more than a debating Joe Biden? Students at Delaware Valley, who get a compliment each time they walk into school. Banners now hang at the entrance of district schools proclaiming Delaware Valley to be “one of the best.” The banners were the idea of former school board member Jim Mooney who  proposed [...]

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Tidy tush for Delaware Valley homecoming

  Sit with confidence if you attend the Delaware Valley High School homecoming football game at 4 p.m. on Saturday. The seats will be clean. Before each home game, the custodial staff power washes the bleachers. A surprising amount of grime and small rocks—perhaps from shoes—are washed away in this process.

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