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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:

OCTOBER 23 - 31, 2019 -- RED RIBBON WEEK

23 - Wednesday - Proud to be Drug Free -- Wear Red
24 - Thursday - Friends Don't Let Friends do Drugs -- Twin Day
25 - Friday - Sock it to Drugs -- Wear Your Craziest Socks
28 - Monday - Give Drugs the Boot -- Western Day
29 - Tuesday - Using Drugs is Crazy -- Crazy Hair Day
30 - Wednesday - Being Drug Free is no Sweat -- Wear Sweats
31 - Thursday - Say BOO to Drugs! Happy Halloween!!


NOVEMBER, 4, 2019 -- PICTURE RETAKE DAY

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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, OCTOBER 21 -- NO LATE BUS

Girls Soccer -- Home Game v. Rockaway Borough

Cross Country -- Grade Races @ Greystone (Central Park of Morris County)

Boys Soccer -- Away Game @ Rockaway Borough

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Library

Viking Band

Peer Buddies

Green Team

STEAM

Wrestling -- 1st Meeting

Girls Soccer -- Away Game @ Mendham Township

Boys Soccer -- Home Game v. Mendham Township

Cross Country -- Practice until 3:30

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23 -- MINIMUM DAY -- NO LATE BUS

Girls Soccer -- Practice from 2:45 - 4:15

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24 -- MINIMUM DAY -- NO LATE BUS

Strings @ 6:50 a.m.

Cross Country -- Championship Meet @ Greystone (Central Park of Morris County)

Boys Soccer -- Tournament Games

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 -- MINIMUM DAY -- NO LATE BUS

Girls Soccer -- Playoff Game @ Kinnelon

Boys Soccer -- Away Game @ Memorial




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