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WVW Class of 2016 Senior Photos

Attention Class of 2016!
You  must call Photography by JAY, Swoyersville, to schedule your Senior yearbook headshot. Appointments are available starting June 17th. The cost is only $10 for the session and includes complimentary retouching for the yearbook image. Photography deadline is September 30th, so call today 570-288-1706.
If you choose to not have a studio session, JAY will photograph you on the underclassmen picture day. Yearbook images are allowed ONLY from Photography by JAY. Call Photography by JAY with any questions or to schedule your appointment. 570-288-1706

Summer Meals

The U.S. Dept of Food and Nutrition asks that all School Districts post the availability of receiving summer meals. Since the Wyoming Valley West School District does not provide Outreach for Breakfast or advertise summer meals , you may visit the following link for more information: www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks
2015-2016 District Calendar
Graduation 2015
Best of Luck to the Wyoming Valley West Class of 2015!
Girls Basketball - Open Gym

WVW Girls Basketball will hold open gym throughout the summer at the following times:

Grades 7 & 8 - Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm - Middle School Gym

Grades 9 - 12 - Mondays and Fridays from 5pm to 7pm - High School Gym
WVW Graduation 2015 LIVE
The Wyoming Valley West School District 2015 Commencement will be live streamed using the link below.  The stream will begin at 5:45 PM, and conclude 30 minutes after the completion of the ceremony.  The broadcast is also available through the Wyoming Valley West School  District Cube page on High School Cube.  If you do not already have a free Cube account, you can register with your e-mail address when prompted.
The ceremony can also be viewed on most smart phones or tablets by downloading the free High School Cube app from either the iTunes Store or Google Play.

2015 Commencement Link:

Wyoming Valley West Cube Page:  

WVW Varsity Baseball Team heads to State Finals
WVW plays in State Finals
June 12, 2015  
Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, PSU
Baseball Championships to be held at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park, PSU.

Photo Credit : Photography by JAY.
First row, seated from the left, Mike Pollick, David Gavlick, Tyler Norton, Brady Straussman, Ryan Bird, Matthew Evans, Richard Sott. Second row, from left, Damian Davies, Dominick Bayo, Dillon Yuhas, Juston Montalvo, Josh Hospodar, Mark Popsin, Christopher Lupole, Chad Romanowski, Justin Vought. Third row, from left, Charles Whited, David McCue, Grant Powell, Billy Gregory, Logan Zavada, Tyler Yankosky, Jamie Lapidus, Eric Raitter, Brandon Techmanski, Mark Baron, Ryan Hogan, and Coach John Milus

Sarah and Anthony F. Kane Achievement Award given by the United Way

Joseph Luksa, a State Street Elementary Music Teacher, was the recipient of the Sarah and Anthony F. Kane Achievement award from the United Way of Wyoming Valley.  Each year Wyoming Valley West tops the list among all local schools in pledge dollars and Labor Leadership giving.  This year, the district also topped the list in the number of books donated to United Way's first annual book drive for kids.

Mr. Luksa stated to his colleagues, "I accept this honor on your behalf.  It is your hard work and dedication, as well as your contributions of time, money, books, and effort, that make WVW and the WVWEA the absolute finest."

Pictured from left Amy Scibek, Polly Delaney, Joseph Luksa, Linda Houck and David Tosh.

Student Council Donation Day for MDA
Fourth Annual Max Fine 5K

Members of Wyoming Valley West High School Student Council sponsored a Donation Day for MDA and assisted racers at the Fourth Annual Max Fine 5K. The event is headed by Mike and Jeff Fine, Wyoming Valley West Alumni. From left: Laura Thompson, Jackie Lindsey, Sophie Rittenhouse, and Sweta Patel. Middle Row: Julie Green, Tyler McNulty, Young Eun Park, and James Dal Santo. Back Row: Christina Sickler, Bethany Lindsey, and Brent Wilbur.
"Do It for the Kids" Walk-a-Thon
WVW High School Student Council Supports WVCA

Wyoming Valley West High School Student Council recently held a donation day  and volunteered at the WVCA 'Do It for the Kids' Annual Walk-a-Thon. From left: Sweta Patel, Christina Sickler, adviser; Turkey Hilda, and Young Eun Park,  recording secretary.
April Students of the Month

Wyoming Valley West High School recently chose their April Senior Students of the Month. Pictured from left, Dave Novrocki, principal; Brady Davison, Collin Hanson, Megan Kane, Ashlee Harry, Chris Barnic, assistant principal; Dave Robbins, assistant principal.

Future Business Leaders of America
FBLA members recently attended the 2015 PA FBLA State Leadership Conference in Hershey.  The conference stands as the culmination of the qualifying members hard work throughout the school year.

Photo credit: Caitlin Hargrave and Stephen Via

Congratulations to our team! Seniors Dan Taren, Brian Grodzki, and Keefe McDougal placed second in their team performance event "Hospitality Management."  Due to their tremendous success they have qualified to compete at the National Leadership Conference to be held at Chicago, Illinois from June 27th to July 3rd.
Juniors Helia Hosseinpour, Bill Stone, and Karen Pickering who placed sixth in their team performance event "Network Design."

FBLA members who represented Wyoming Valley West at the PA FBLA State Leadership Conference​: Standing first row, from left ,Karen Pickering, Melinda Holena, Lauren Greenwald, Mackenzie Rood, Stephanie Krasson, Bethany Lindsey, Caitlin Hargrave, Julia Crossin, Abigail Carr, Carly Thomas, Yivonne Laurito, Olivia Winters. Second row from left, Josh Hospodar, Jacob McDonnell, Daylen Kasper, Timothy Reams, Andrew Kerrigan, Keefe McDougal, Daniel Taren, Helia Hosseipour, Mitchel Forgash. Third row, from left, Joseph Burridge, Nathan Williams, Brian Grodski, William Stone, Jaime Lupidus, L.J. Wesneski, Jonathan Gruver, Jason Wall, Hunter McGrane, Nikolas Lecce, Collin Hanson.

Boys & Girls Clubs Summer Program
The Boys and Girls Clubs is offering a Summer Program for Wyoming Valley West Students at the State Street Elementary Center for Grades K-5 from Monday through Friday beginning June 22nd and ending August 21st.  A snack and lunch will be provided Daily along with Arts & Crafts, Board Games, Recreation, etc.  The cost is $15.00 club membership.

Click for Printable PDF Announcement
Click for PDF Membership Registration Form

Student of the Month for March

Photo Credit: Sydney Fry
Wyoming Valley West High School recently announced their Senior Students of the month for March 2015. Pictured from left Dave Robbins, assistant principal; Hollis Langley, ​Sophie Rittenhouse, Lauren Hannagan, and Keefe McDougal. 

Science Olympiad
Wyoming Valley West Students participated in the 2015 Science Olympiad.
Science Olympiad is an American elementary school, middle school and high school team competition in which students compete in 'events' pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. Over 6,700 teams from 50 U.S. states compete each year. There are multiple levels of competition; invitational, regional, state, and national. In addition, some states or private groups offer 'invitational' tournaments which serve as practice for regional and state competitions. Teams which excel at regional competitions advance to the state, and then to the national level. Winners later receive several kinds of awards from ribbons to trophies.
Wyoming Valley West has entered two teams in the competition. The ‘B’ team is comprised of 6th through 9th grade students and the ‘C’ teams members are in 10th through 12th grade. WVW faculty assists the team members with instructions and questions regarding their events but the students do the majority of work on their own.

Science Olympiad ‘B’ Team members
First Row: Nikolas Slivinski, Isabelle Polgar, Megan Dennis, Stone Magagna, Brendan Woods
Second Row: Olivia Langley, Mollie McFarland, Emily Matthews, Alec Ryncavage, Cody Ramos, Brandon Lantz, Carolyn Antall
Third Row: Sebastian Allen, Coach Karen Wills, Eric, Lawson, Gabe Gillespie, Mitch Forgash, Elizabeth Trojan, Coach Sandra Labashosky

Sciene Olympiad ‘C’ Team members
First row: Young Eun Park, Katie Meighan, Megan Menzel, Roshan Patel, Alex Brandreth
Second row: Coach Tom Tasco, Madison Yoh, Samantha Pritchard, Helia Hosseipour, Kara Romanowksi, Lauren Hannagan, Julie Green, Elizabeth Wood, Davis Weaver, Jon Derhammer
Third row; Bill Stone, Eric Acosta, Connor Gaffney, Coach Diane Gordon, Keefe McDougal, Ryan Bird
Leann Mahalick missing from photo.

Community Events

Please check our new Community page, located in the top menu bar, for announcements and information from  local organizations.
AP Honor Roll
   AP 5th Annual Honor Roll - Recipient Wyoming Valley West is part of the
  5th Annual AP Honor Roll!
  We want to spread the good word
  about our school’s success.

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  website when clicking for more information

High School Spartan Food Drive

Student Council is collecting non-perishable food items for the Holy Family Food Pantry and for Spartan Food Baskets which will be distributed to fellow Spartans in November and December.

November pick-up: Monday, November 24 (beginning of period 8)
December pick-up: Monday, December 15 (beginning of period 8)

Please send an email if you require food pick-up on November 24 or December 15. Special arrangements can also be made, if food pick-up needs to take place beforehand. Please call x12202 or email studentcouncil@wvwsd.org
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