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Don’t waste a good opportunity!

We’re excited to announce our shoe drive with the non-profit @Soles4Souls to keep shoes out of landfills and create opportunities for people in need instead.

Donate your new and gently-worn shoes to collection boxes outside the Main Office and Cafeteria from April 22-April 30 and help us reach our goal of 500 pairs!


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Posted by curtisj  On Apr 22, 2021 at 12:21 PM
  
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April 14, 2021 was our first ever outdoor signing day and the weather cooperated just enough.  The below link will take you to pictures from the event.  Our photographer today was Tommy Smith (T-Bone) who graciously donated his time to memorialize our event.
Congratulations to your kids and your families!
Go Jags!
Seth Brunner
Director of Secondary Athletics

https://www.flickr.com/photos/tbonesmith/albums/72157718942397217/


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Posted by curtisj  On Apr 16, 2021 at 1:46 PM
  

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Written by Jessica Brewer
Class of 2021

I wrote this as part of a project for school and thought I'd share!
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Did you guys hear about Covid in the news?
I saw it's in China and on some cruise
I read it started from a guy and a bat
No way! I think I also saw some story like that
I just got a notification on my phone
It's the first Covid case in the US that’s known
Thats so scary but at least its not here
It’s not like we have anything to fear
Numbers are rising and it's starting to spread
We’re closing for a deep clean someone said
Then we get days off, that would be best
I know, right? We wouldn’t have to take this annoying test
Did you guys see the email that was sent out?
We have at least two weeks off, without a doubt
This is amazing! a super long spring break
Someone pinch me and make sure I'm awake
I’m kinda bored and ready to go back
Same, and I’m looking forward to lacrosse and track
Ugh, no spring sports and no junior prom
The rest of our year is on zoom dot com
At least we’re not seniors, I feel so bad
I know, I can’t imagine being a grad
Our senior year will be so fun
12 years of school all for this one
Well its September now and we’re still online
I thought for sure by now we’d be fine
I guess no Hoco or Friday night lights
No float dances or senior rights
Just get through this semester, we have the spring
I can’t believe this is all still a thing
I hate waking up and staring at the screen
This is supposed to be the year we remember as a teen
We should be walking the halls with joy and pride
Waving to old teachers, letting them know on which college we decide

We should be dressing up for the spirit event
And filling the yearbook with senior content
We should be with our friends that we have been beside
Since the 1st grade at the beginning of this ride
But instead we just stare at the names of these peers
That we may never see again after all these years
Now with only 4 months left for our class
We watch each week as monumental moments pass
In the time that remains, we look ahead
Hoping for memories beyond a zoom call from bed


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Posted by curtisj  On Feb 24, 2021 at 10:22 AM
  
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MARCH 3, 2020 

Garnet Valley High School Hi-Q Team gathered in the high school auditorium, joined by administrators, teachers, and a sea of supportive fellow students, as they went head to head with the two semi-final winners, Haverford and Radnor. 

GVHS students finished strong in the competition taking the title of champions. They will soon be going on to compete in Nationals!
 
Congratulations to our competitors:
 
Aadarsh Balaji
Brandon Gorski
Kushagra Gupta
Anuirdh Jandhalaya
Zora Mardjoko
Harry Markel
Ryan Nagengast
Ben Nguyen
Vishesh Patel
Aditi Sridhar


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Posted by curtisj  On Mar 06, 2020 at 10:47 AM
  
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Congratulations are in order! Multiple Garnet Valley AP and creative writing students have won awards in the Scholastic Art and Writing Contest. A panel of teachers, writers, literary professionals, and University of Pennsylvania graduate students selected their exceptional work from over 1,100 submissions submitted by peers in the Philadelphia region, including Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery counties.

Gold Key works from across the country, will also be forwarded for national adjudication of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in New York City! Gold Key Winners will be also be honored by the Philadelphia Arts and Education Partnership (PAEP) at the awards ceremony and reception at the School District of Philadelphia on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

Gold Key Winners
Holly Krug
Christine Palmer
Griffin Young
Lauren Linnet
Bindiya Patel
Madelynn Lederer
Christina Douglas
Afrah Riaz
Chenai Kaminsky
Ryan Walukonis

Silver Key Winners
Peter Zekonis
Clayton Bromley
Connor Moschella
Evan Fenster
Lauren Dorf
Vikas Rana
Yash Patni
Reece Gabrielle
Drake Schultz
Lauren Condrasky
Amy Townend
Atena Gutierrez
Madison Kodis
Nicole Ng
Lauryn Beale
Aidan Zipf
Marie moyer
Harry Markel
Brent Nevy
Varun Sundar
Holly Crothers
Catherine deSantis
Mackenzie Conway
Caroline Amen
Claire Wolf
Misato Shimizu
Ben Bennet
Vishesh Patel
Maggie Herron

Honorable Mention
Katy Donaghy
Keith Cressman
Luke Taylor
Derek Brown
Sonia Kumar
Mahika Kapur
Jillian Boettler
Jon He
Abigail Bromley


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Posted by curtisj  On Feb 03, 2020 at 7:45 PM
  
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The Delaware Valley Science Council announced Garnet Valley students, Holly Crothers and Vikas Rana among the 2019 finalists in outstanding achievement in STEM fields. The high school seniors were all finalists in an earlier phase of the competition, having submitted exceptional applications for judging earlier this year, and sitting for interviews with area scientists this fall.

Vikas Rana finished top of the list with the Reuben Shaw Memorial award. Vikas will be attending Brown University after graduation. He will be pursuing a degree in Science. They offer an open curriculum and he will have the ability to shape his own education, he would like to approach science from a History standpoint.

Holly Crothers one of the recipients of the Excellence in Science Award sponsored by ASME Philadelphia Section, will be attending the University of Pittsburgh after graduation to pursue a degree at their College of Arts and Sciences. Holly would eventually like to go into public health, and was guaranteed a spot in their Graduate school.

We would like to congratulate both Vikas and Holly on this amazing accomplishment, it is a great recognition to the hard work that they have put in to their education.

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Posted by curtisj  On Feb 03, 2020 at 7:14 PM
  
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GET YOUR TICKETS NOW - CLICK HERE!

Garnet Valley Performing Arts Association (GVPAA) presents...
 
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
November 21st through the 23rd
Garnet Valley High School 
552 Smithbridge Road
Glen Mills, PA 19342

SHOWTIMES:
Thursday, November 21st - 6:30 pm
Friday, November 22nd - 6:30 pm
Saturday, November 23rd - 1:30 pm & 6:30 pm


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Posted by curtisj  On Nov 18, 2019 at 3:14 PM
  
Calling all royalty and superheroes!... 

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Garnet Valley Mini-THON is hosting the Super Magical Brunch
on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-12pm!
 

Cost is $5/person or $15 for a family and all proceeds benefit Mini-THON's sole beneficiary the Four Diamonds Foundation.

The Four Diamonds Foundation is committed to fighting pediatric cancer through research, treatment, and family support. We hope to see you there for a morning of food, games, crafts, and the opportunity to meet some of your favorite princes and princesses!


VISIT OUR FACEBOOK EVENT HERE!


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Posted by curtisj  On Nov 07, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  
The Garnet Valley High School Class of 2020 will graduate on June 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

Save the date! More details to follow.


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Posted by curtisj2  On Aug 02, 2019 at 5:33 PM
  
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