The Pleasant Valley Art Department competed for the first time in the regional Scholastics Art & Writing Competition. This stage involved 33 regional schools with over 1,000 art entries. Please click the link above for more information.
The Pleasant Valley School Board has started a search for the next superintendent of schools. The anticipated timeline has an open application deadline of January 25, 2017. The board will then proceed through reviewing applications, background and reference checks and a series of interviews. The board anticipates a potential appointment in the Spring of 2017 but will take the time necessary to find the right candidate. Click the link above for more information and survey.
Seth Slavin, Liz Eberhardt, and Noel Kelly have been named EPC Scholar Athletes for the Fall of 2016.
Sixty-Six members of the PVHS FBLA have qualified for the state FBLA leadership competition in April. This is the largest group to qualify in PV history! Click the link above for the list of winners.
PVE received a generous donation from North East Site Contractors owner Brian Winot to pay all outstanding cafeteria balances for our students. A special thank you to Rosemarie Brown for her support with this effort.
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Congratulations to Seth Slavin on his 16th place finish in the PIAA State Cross Country Championship on Saturday 11/5. Congratulations to Gabe Sullivan who placed 75th in the boys Class 3A race and Liz Eberhardt placed 80th in the Class 3A girls race.
The Marching Band competed at the Pennsylvania State Championships Saturday, October 29th at West Chester University. Click the link above to find out more...
PV kicked off spirit week with Farmer Day on Monday, Era-History Day on Tuesday, Athletic Jersey Day on Wednesday, Colored Shirt Day on Thursday, and will culminate with... Click the link above to see a picture collage
The Pleasant Valley Band comes in FIRST PLACE......
2017-2018 PVSD Kindergarten pre-registration will open on September 20, 2016. Please click the Registration Portal link under Shortcuts to register your child.
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Ms. Baker's first grade class practices higher order thinking skills by formulating and answering questions on content.
Students learned a lot and gained a special appreciation for this Holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Spanish speaking countries. We have all suffered from the loss of loved ones, or will at some point in our lives, but these two days are dedicated to remembering those lives together as a community. Ms. Santiago is very proud of her Spanish I students for all they did to prepare for and to celebrate this holiday with their PV family.
Exciting News! PVE Families sign up for "Bringing Up!" a FREE parent resource to support your with your child(ren)... Click the link above for more information.
The Pleasant Valley School District is providing an Adult ESOL (English Speakers of other languages) class. Click the Headline above for more information.
PVI students raised money for and participated in their annual Hoops for Heart event. PVI raised $4220.00 for the American Heart Association to help the fight against heart disease. Thanks to all who participated and great job PVI!
Pleasant Valley Intermediate School and Pleasant Valley Elementary School were presented banners as recognitions for their 15 partnership with East Stroudsburg University’s Professional Development Schools.
PVHS Art students had a big showing at the Pocono Arts Council Juried Student Art Show. A total of 12 entries were made from the high school. Congratulations to Kristan Lai for winning Best of Show for her watercolor on cold press board entitled The New Highrise. Click the link above to see they entire list of winners and pictures of the event.
PVE held their annual Toys for Tots parade on Friday. Every student delivered a toy to the collection as Mrs. Bumbulsky and Ms. Runco's classes played the bells. There were smiles all around!
The PVMS Builders Club is working hard getting all of the school donations separated and ready for pick up by the Monroe County Homeless Initiative, VALOR (Veterans Assisted Living Out Reach), and Toys for Tots.
Second Grade Students from Mrs. O’Keefe’s class compose and perform their own music in Ms. Boligitz’s music class.
The Honors and AP English students (grades 9-12) are shown here with their copies of The Alchemist at the kick-off of the annual collaborative project. The students created a Twitter account – @PVHonorsEnglish...(Click the link to read more)
Students at the Middle School conducted a “Chalk Walk” to spread positive messages and pictures so that everyone feels welcome, safe, and positive as they enter the building. This is just one more example of how students spread positivity and kindness at PVMS. As Mr. Seiler is often heard saying “Positive is Powerful”. Click the link above to see more pictures.
The marching band competed in the Pennsylvania State Marching Band Championships which were held at West Chester University. Our PV Marching Band earned 1st place (for the 3rd time in a row this year) scoring higher than five other competing bands and were declared the State Champions of our division.
This week students participated in a number of events for spirit week leading up to the Bucket Game being held tomorrow at Pocono Mountain East High School at 11:00. The activities included dressing differently each day, decorating hallways or doors, and participating in pep rallies in every school. Click the link above to see a photo array from all of our schools.
PVE PTO President Michelle Westerman was honored with the Service to Children Award by committee chair John Bauer at the Annual Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary Principals Conference in Pittsburg PA on October 21, 2014 for her dedication and service to our PV students.
Pleasant Valley Elementary students lead the football team and Coach Pacchioni out on to the field in their game against East Stroudsburg North resulting in a 17 to 7 victory for the bears! Great Job!
Thank you to our community for supporting the PVE Healthy Happy Meals program. After 2 days of collecting at Kinsley’s ShopRite, the PVE PTO and HOPE members collected enough to provide 600 “Long Weekend” meals to needy children in our schools. Thank You!!
The marching band earned another first place trophy at the Nazareth Area High School Band competition. This includes topping two other county schools' score in competition. In addition, they earned the awards for best music, best visuals, best effect, best percussion, and best color guard.
PVE Students Jules Kautzsch, Shane Lutz, Maverick Walsh, Brady Cerrone and Daniel Trebour were recognized at tonight's PVHS Girls Volleyball Game against Stroudsburg as part of the PVSD "Lead the Way" Program. These students were recognized for their citizenship, hard work and positive behavior in school. Great Job!
PVE students learned about Fire Safety today. Many different local volunteer fire companies participated in the assembly program and brought trucks and equipment to share with the students. It was a great day at PVE!
The marching band earned a first place trophy in the "Music Under the Stars" competition at North Warren High School, NJ. PVHS scored higher than the other bands and earned the awards for best music, best visuals, best effect, best percussion, and best color guard. Great Job!
Pleasant Valley Elementary PTO, ShopRite, HOPE members and the local community rallied this weekend to provide needy students with lunches and breakfasts on “Long Weekends.” In their first attempt this past Saturday they sold more than 200 meals. The goal is to “sell" about 1,500 meals to accommodate the needs of our children. We are asking for your help. Volunteers will be packing the bags at the store on the...
Students at Pleasant Valley Elementary School participated in a PAWS assembly this week. The focus of the program is to encourage students to make good decisions as part of the school’s Positive Behavior Support Program.
Through the fund-raising efforts of the PVMS Builders Club, the Art Club was able to purchase the supplies needed to transform this cement planter into a work of art. The message on the planter is “Grow in the Right Direction” and “Positive is Powerful”. The students in Mrs. Hinton’s classroom are responsible for...
Pleasant Valley Elementary, ShopRite, HOPE members and the local community will be partnering to provide needy students with lunches and breakfasts on “Long Weekends.” ShopRite will be providing breakfast and lunch items at cost. ShopRite will also be allowing PVE to set up tables for soliciting community members and ...
Hailey Parks placed 4th in the nation out of the top 160 competitors in the country in the Future Business Leader event! This was Hailey's 2nd trip to nationals, and makes PV history by placing in the top ten both times!
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Polk students visited PVE and PVI on Monday, May 12th. They had a welcome assembly and had students give them a tour of the schools. It was a great day!
The SADD officers visited the Monroe County Commissioners today along with Stroudsburg and Pocono Mtn East high schools. The students talked about what they have done this year to raise awareness to destructive decisions. We also planted flowers for teens that have passed because of destructive decisions. Click the link above to see more pictures.
Several business and community members received recognition from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute at their Partners in Education Banquet on May 1st. Among those recognized were the students who are working in the business through the Cooperative Education Program at MCTI. Click the link above to see more pictures.
Congratulations to the following students who placed at the HOSA State Leadership Conference. 1st place: Jordan Wright for Prepared Speech. 2nd place: Tiffany. Dieter for Interviewing Skills 2nd Place: Jennifer Kratz for Physical Therapy In the picture is Jordan Wright, Mrs. Yozwiak, and Jennifer Kratz
Pleasant Valley High School has qualified 5 students for the National FBLA Conference/Competition in Nashville, Tennessee! Hailey Parks - 2nd in Future Business Leader, Bryan Beck and Scott Foley - 2nd in Network Design, Heather Ianuale - 3rd in Insurance & Risk Management, Joshua Weidenbaum - 3rd in Computer Problem Solving. Click the link above to read more.
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.
Enjoy eBooks & Audiobooks on your computer, phone, or tablet with OverDrive. Just log in with your PV student ID number and computer network password. Easy to use. A wide variety of popular titles. Available 24/7. See your school librarian for more information. Click link above to access OverDrive.
Two PVE students, Mattison and Jake Hyland do something called Hylands Hope and every year. Each year they raise money to buy toys and take donations to help other children. This year they helped 2 families, CHOP’s PT department, and donated 50 toys for the Toys-for-Tots drive here at PVE.
There were 472 coats collected district wide and distributed to local families through PVEN. Thank you to everyone who contributed!
The Leo Club initiated a food drive over the past several weeks. Boxes of canned goods and other food items, including over 200 frozen turkeys, were collected and delivered to the Pleasant Valley Ecumenical Network local food bank. Thank you to all students, staff and community members who contributed to the drive.
The Pleasant Valley School District Board of Education, through Policy No. 217, awards a high school diploma to any veteran of World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War. Click the link above to learn more.
The Pleasant Valley Middle School built on the vision of HOPE which originated last year in the high school to bring positive messages to every student in the 7th and 8th grades. Nicholas Mazzella approached Mr. Seiler, the building Principal...
Thank you students, parents, family members, and friends for your support in making this event such a huge success. On Friday, October 18th the elementary and intermediate divisions teamed up to sponsor the first Bear Walk which raised nearly $30,000 divided between Polk, PVE and PVI. Click the link above to read more.
Thank you to the Pleasant Valley Education Foundation for providing funding for world renowned speaker and author of “The Energy Bus”, Jon Gordon, to come to present to all faculty and staff. The day was filled with inspiration and a positive message of what great school culture should look like. Click the link above to read more.
Members of the Pleasant Valley Middle School and High School chorus sang "God Bless America" and "Proud to be An American" and the Pocono Medical Center Community Healing event held at the Western Pocono Community Library in late September.
Logan Mackes, a student at Pleasant Valley Middle School, participated in the Mikayla's Voice triathlon at Parkland High School on Saturday, June 29th. He participated along with athletes of all abilities. Logan placed first in his age group of athletes 11-17 years old. His mother Shannon, a teacher at PVHS and sister Livia, a student at PVHS, had the honor of volunteering at the event.
Over 100 Pleasant Valley High School students traveled to PVE to share their message of HOPE. Over a 1000 students were able to experience the excitement that the high school students have generating in their effort to change their school, district and community in a positive way.
As a part of the ongoing student-led Hope initiative, high school students spent the day at Pleasant Valley Intermediate School on Friday March 22. In order to spread their messages of hope and positivity, students in grades 9-12 helped all of the 4th, 5th, and 6th graders create their own hopeful messages with help from pop media and craft supplies. Click above to read more.
The students who are involved in the HOPE initiative are about making PV, the community, and the world more awesome. Click on the title above to learn more!!!