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About Valley View Middle School

about 1 year ago

General Information

Valley View Middle School
1 Columbus Dr
Archbald, PA 18403
(570) 876-6461

 

The Valley View Middle School is located at One Columbus Drive in Archbald,Pennsylvania. Our three grades (6-8) are each treated as a small school within the larger building and includes separate lunch times, classes, etc.

 

6th Grade
Our 6th graders retain some of the closeness of an elementary setting and dependency while being exposed to a larger variety of teachers, instructional methods, exploratory courses, etc.

 

7th Grade
Our 7th graders are led to independence by separate subject certified instructors, and a home based teacher/parent/friend as a home room advisor. They have the opportunity to take exploratory courses that will help them to make a better choice of courses and careers in high school and beyond, with technology being incorporated.

 

8th Grade
Our 8th graders are further prepared for the transition to high school independence. They have to budget their time because there is very little free time in their daily schedules. Those that qualify through testing will be allowed to take French/Spanish and/or Algebra.

 

Concerned People in a Concerted Effort

The entire staff including the administration, teachers, secretaries, maintenance, and cafeteria staff all have the childrens' best interest at heart.

 

A student assistance team is composed of faculty trained in SAP, to actively assist students in potentially dangerous situations.

 

Our staff is attempting to build self-esteem in each of our students through human development activities, quarter classes, awards and recognition assemblies, and several age appropriate outside assembly groups sponsored by the school district or the PTA. We are also making available to our students a peer tutoring group for those students that require it.

 

Principal's Message

3 days ago

Dear Parent/Guardian,

On behalf of the staff at Valley View Middle School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2018-2019 school year.  The day begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 2:35 p.m.   Students should be at their bus stops no later than 7:00 a.m.

We are looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our children can achieve their highest potential. We recognize that in order to be successful in school, our children need support from both the home and school. We know a strong partnership with you will make a great difference in your child’s education. We share the responsibility for our children’s success and want you to know that we will do our very best to carry out our responsibilities. We ask that you guide and support your child’s learning by ensuring that he/she:

                        Attends school daily and arrives on time

                        Completes all homework assignments given by teachers

                        Reads daily to develop a love for reading and to improve literacy skills

                        Shares school experiences with you so you are aware of his/her school life

                        Informs you if he/she needs additional support in any subject or area

The wonderful Middle School staff and I feel privileged to be a part of this school family. We thank you for your support and look forward to meeting you. Enjoy the remaining days of summer.

                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                    Sincerely,

                                                                                                                                    Craig P. Sweeney

                                                                                                                                    Principal

 



Administration
Craig Sweeney, Principal

James McKane, Assistant Principal
Mr. McKane's Page
I would like to welcome everyone back for the 2017-2018 school year. All of our students did a great job on day 1 and we are looking to continue that through out the whole year.Here are just a few reminders for the year:

*Anyone arriving to school after 7:50 will be considered tardy
*Parents must wait until buses leave the parking lot before dropping off