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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 [email protected] and please be sure to include your child's name and school.

 

For any questions on bus information please email [email protected]

 

The school day begins at 7:25 a.m. and ends at 2:18 p.m.

Minimum school day begins at 7:25 a.m. and ends at 11:25 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 - 10:35 a.m. to 11:18 a.m.

7th grade - 11:20 a.m. to 12:03 p.m.

8th grade - 12:05 p.m. to 12:48 p.m.

 

Wednesday, Friday – Advisory – starting October 17

6th grade - 10:50 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

7th grade - 11:32 a.m. - 12:12 p.m.

8th grade - 12:14 p.m. - 12:54 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 – [email protected] for 8th grade students whose last names begins with the letter A through Ki and for
6th and 7th grade students whose last names begin with A-K

Mrs. McDonald - X2413 – [email protected] for 8th grade students whose last name begins with the letter Kl through Z and for
6th and 7th grade students whose last names begin with L-Z

 

Gym uniforms:

Gym uniforms are NOT required until further notice.
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



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.  

August 5, 2022 Soccer, Cross Country

October 7, 2022 Basketball, Wrestling, Cheerleading, Intramural Flag Football/Basketball

December 16, 2022 Intramural Volleyball

February 4, 2023 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:
Week of Respect - October 3 - October 7
Monday - Wear Blue Tuesday - Wear Your Most Comfortable Outfit Thursday - Wear Your Favorite Team Jersey Friday - Wear Tie Dye Clothing
Wednesday, November 2 -- Picture Day Thursday, November 3 -- Picture Day

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS:


 

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.

MONDAY – OCTOBER 3 – NO LATE BUS

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

SGA

Cross Country – Home Meet--CANCELLED

Boys Soccer – Home Game v.  Lincoln Park--CANCELLED

Girls Soccer – Away Game @ Lincoln Park--CANCELLED

String Ensemble

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 – SCHOOL CLOSED

 

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Green Team – Meet in Cafe

Fantasy Sports Club

Cross Country Away Meet @ Rock Boro

Chorus

Boys Soccer – Home Game v. Central

Girls Soccer – Home Game v. Memorial

Viking Band

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7 – NO LATE BUS

Cross Country Home Meet

Boys Soccer – Home Game v. West Essex

Girls Soccer – Away Game @ West Essex


 

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