Barack Obama Returns to Politics

Meaghan Burke, Editor-in-Chief Former President Barack Obama returned to politics in a speech made at the University of Illinois on September 7, 2018. After he opened the speech with a U of I chant, students were enraptured as he joked about his lack of agricultural knowledge. It became clear that the former president had come …

Summer Volunteer Opportunities

Jess Matthews, Staff Writer During the summer months, students are given time to relax and pursue their own interests as they take a break from school. Many students hang out with friends, go to the beach or on some vacation, or work a part-time job. Another way to spend the free time is through volunteering. Volunteering …

A Moment in Time; PV Seniors 2018 Graduation

Christina McFadden, Managing Editor Last Friday, June 8th, Perkiomen Valley class of 2018 celebrated a memorable graduation, cherishing their final moments of high school as the doors to a new journey quickly follow behind their footsteps. For the forty-ninth year consecutively, Perkiomen Valley hosted the graduation at the Thomas J. Keenan Stadium; located directly across …

Change Only Occurs When We Take Action

Sarah Jenison, Staff Writer Clubs are an essential part of what makes the PV high school experience memorable and each club brings their own events and activities to the students and the local community. Events such as the outdoor garden, Humane Society fundraiser, and the beautiful under the sea mural decorating the school’s halls are …

PV Hosts Annual Special Olympics

  Ellie Natoli staff writer On May 24, 2018 PV held their annual Special Olympics.  Athletes from all across the district came together at the high school for a fun-filled day of games, food, and friends.   The beginning of the games was marked by the playing of the National Anthem and participants running a …

NBC Saves “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”

After five great years, Fox cancelled “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”, but before fans of the show even had the chance to let the tragedy sink in, NBC heroically swept in and picked up the show. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” followed the lives of the ninety-ninth police precinct in Brooklyn, specifically characters Captain Raymond Holt, Sergeant Terry Jeffords, Detectives Jake …

Girls Chant their Best to Make Varsity Squad

by Bella Gallo, staff writer On the night of April 27, 2018 the tryouts for the PVHS Cheerleading team were held in the high school gymnasium. Over 50 girls attended and tryouts, which took nearly five hours to complete. The team was looking for new talent in hopes of replacing the 11 graduating seniors as …

GLSEN’s Day of Silence

Every year, since 1996, students across the country have participated in the annual “Day of Silence”. In attempt to highlight the abuse and silencing of LGBT+ students in high schools, PV students took a vow of silence on April 27, 2018. The event was organized by the Perkiomen Valley GSA, or Gay Straight Alliance. Students …

Art Show 2018

  The Perkiomen Valley High School held its annual art show on  the evening of April 24th for the general public, and throughout the day on April 25th for PV high school students. The Art Show is an event where art students and talented artists throughout all grades at the high school can display their …