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WELCOME TO VALLEYVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL!

HOME OF THE VIKINGS!


PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOT PERMITTED TO DRIVE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7:00-7:45 A.M. AND 2:00-2:30 P.M.  There is a crossing guard on duty who will direct your child from Muriel Hepner Park across Diamond Spring Road to and from the school.


GENERAL INFORMATION:


Schedules and bus information have been released through the Genesis Parent Portal.  If you have any trouble with your portal account please email parentportal@denville.org and please be sure to include your child's name and school.

 

For any questions on bus information please email transportation@denville.org

 

The school day begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 2:23 p.m.

Minimum school day begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 11:31 a.m.

Any child arriving at school after 7:30 a.m. is to report to the main office for a late pass.

If your child is absent, please call the school nurse (973-983-6535 press 2 or X2404) before 7:30 a.m.    You may call at any hour of the day or night and leave a voice mail message. The information we need is your child’s first and last name (especially if yours is different), his or her grade, and reason for absence.  It is helpful if you can project the length of absence.


 Lunch times are as follows:

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday

6th grade - 10:40 a.m. to 11:23 a.m.

7th grade - 11:25 a.m. to 12:08 p.m.

8th grade - 12:10 p.m. to 12:53 p.m.

 

Wednesday, Friday – Advisory – starting October 17

6th grade - 10:55 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

7th grade - 11:37 a.m. - 12:17 p.m.

8th grade - 12:19 p.m. - 12:59 p.m.

 

All schedules are available in the Parent/Student Handbook which is available on-line.  

Lunch menus are available on-line through the PTA.

Guidance Counselors:  

Mrs. Kane - X2408 – mkane@denville.org for students whose last names begins with the letter A through Ki


Mrs. McDonald - X2413 – jmcdonald@denville.org for students whose last name begins with the letter Kl through Z

 

Gym uniforms:

Gym uniforms are required by October 15. ORDER ONLINE (RECOMMENDED METHOD) – WWW.DENVILLE.ORG  UNDER “SELECT SCHOOL”, CHOOSE VALLEYVIEW.  UNDER THE TAB FOR “PARENTS & STUDENTS”, CLICK ON “VALLEYVIEW SPIRIT WEAR & PHYSICAL EDUCATION UNIFORM”.

OR

Please mail your completed order form with a check payable to Higgy T’s to the following:

Higgy T’s

P.O. Box 1013

Denville, NJ 07834


ed@higgytees.com


Sport and Clubs:

Physicals are required for both interscholastic (Cross Country, Boys and Girls Soccer, Boys and Girls Basketball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Baseball, Softball and Wrestling) and intramural sports (Flag Football and Basketball). Each student must submit a state mandated physical examination form completed and signed by her/his primary care physician.  Physical forms are available on the District Health Office website.  Faxed or e-mail forms cannot be accepted by the School Nurse.

Below are the due dates to ensure that your child will be physically cleared to participate in our sports program.  

July 26, 2019 Soccer, Cross Country, Cheerleading, Intramural Flag Football

October 4, 2019 Basketball, Wrestling

December 18, 2019 Intramural Basketball, Volleyball

February 7, 2020 Baseball, Softball

In order to participate in an extracurricular event, a full day’s attendance in school is required the day of the event.  

UPCOMING DATES:

Legally Blond Meeting/Auditions:

Audition Dates:

Auditions will be held in the band room beginning at 5:30. Dance auditions will be held in the gym/cafeteria area. Students should plan to attend their grade level audition as well as dance. Grade level auditions will be scheduled through Google Classroom in a Google Form.  Any student planning to audition for a lead role should also consider attending dance auditions, both males and females. Google Classroom and Form access will be made available on morning announcements and on Ms. Fal's school website. Only students using their school issued Google email will have access to the signup form.

Dance Auditions - Monday 1/13/20 5:30PM-7:30PM (all grades)

8th grade – Tuesday 1/14/20 5:30PM-8:30PM (approximate end time)

7th  grade –  Wednesday 1/15/20 5:30PM-8:30PM (approximate end time)

6th  grade - Thursday 1/16/20 5:30PM-8:30PM (approximate end time)


DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS:
 

Attention 8th Graders: It's time to enter the DC/Hershey Park Trip T-Shirt Contest! Designs must be drawn in pencil or pen on white paper Neatness Counts Don't forget to write your name on the BACK of your entry The winning artwork will not only be printed on the T-Shirts but... The winner will also receive a $75 VISA GIFT CARD!!! Entries must be submitted by January 13th. See flyers for further information. Attention 8th Graders: Yearbook Happiness Ads are available online at www.tinyurl.com/vvadflyer2020. This offer ends January 31, 2020 so don't miss your chance to add your personal message in this year's yearbook! Attention All Students: Don't miss your chance to purchase a 2020 yearbook! This year they will only be available online at: jostensyearbooks.com. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Schwarz. ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEK:

ALL ACTIVITIES END AT 3:30 P.M. UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED. LATE BUSES ARE AVAILABLE TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS  ONLY. PARENTS MUST ARRANGE FOR TRANSPORTATION HOME FOR ANY ACTIVITY THAT ENDS AFTER 3:30 P.M. STUDENTS STAYING  FOR AN ACTIVITY WHO PLAN TO TAKE THE LATE BUS HOME,  MUST SIGN-UP DURING THEIR LUNCHTIME.  


ALL STUDENTS WHO WISH TO BE SPECTATORS FOR ANY SPORTING EVENT, MUST GO HOME ON THEIR REGULAR SCHOOL BUS AND RETURN TO SCHOOL AT 3:30 P.M.


ANY STUDENT STAYING FOR AN ACTIVITY AND PLANS TO TAKE THE LATE BUS HOME, MUST SIGN UP DURING THEIR LUNCH PERIOD.

 

 

 

 

MONDAY, JANUARY 13 -- NO LATE BUS

Wrestling — Practice -- 2:30 - 4:45

Boys Basketball -- Practice 2:30 - 3:45

Girls Basketball -- Practice 2:45 - 5:00

Legally Blonde Auditions -- 5:00 -7:30

 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14

Peer Buddies

Cheerleading

Fantasy Sports Club

Viking Band

Library

Green Team

SGA Meeting

Book Club

Wrestling — Practice -- 2:30 - 4:45

Boys Basketball -- Away Game @ Memorial

Girls Basketball -- Home Game v. Memorial

Legally Blonde -- 8th Grade Auditions --  5:30 - 8:30

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

Wrestling — Practice -- 2:309 - 4:45

Boys Basketball -- Home Game v. Brooklawn

Girls Basketball -- Away Game @ Brooklawn

Cheerleading

Yearbook

Mock Trial -- Mandatory Meeting

S.T.E.M. Club

Crusader Band

Legally Blonde -- 7th Grade Auditions -- 5:30 - 8:30

 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

Strings @ 6:50 am

Library

Chorus

Wrestling — Home Match v. Frelinghuysen

Boys Basketball -- Practice -- 2:30 - 3:45

Girls Basketball -- Away Game @  Pope John -- begins @ 4:30

Trivia Club

Jazz Band

Legally Blonde -- 6th Grade Auditions --5:30 - 8:30

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 -- NO LATE BUS

Girls Basketball -- Practice -- 2:30 - 3:45

Wrestling — Away Match @ Brooklawn

Legally Blonde -- callbacks

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18

Wrestling — Finals


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