SLV Changes WiFi Policy, Crushing Students Dreams

On Monday, January 6th, 2017, SLVHS students were surprised to find out that they could no longer access the school-wide wifi on their cell phones. Many students found that their phones could connect to the server, but would not open most apps, or found that their phones did not connect at all. Students then received … More SLV Changes WiFi Policy, Crushing Students Dreams

SLV students head to Washington DC to witness 2017 inauguration

The atmosphere on campus was grim and hopeless for many, staff and students included, on the morning of November 9, as President Elect Donald Trump took the stage for a victory speech. Now, one thing is certain as students prepare for the long awaited Presidential Inauguration trip with Ms. Martinez: It will be an election … More SLV students head to Washington DC to witness 2017 inauguration

“And Then There Was One” Directors Abby Halper and Aaron McKay

“My mother always told me to try every part of what you love.” Senior Aaron McKay is co-directing “And Then There Was One,” one of the two student directed shows taking place this spring. He has participated in almost every aspect of theater. He has taken part in over thirty shows throughout his life, ten … More “And Then There Was One” Directors Abby Halper and Aaron McKay

The ‘Trump Effect’ -Bullying in Schools

The Presidential election affects everyone’s lives, but this year it is having an unprecedented effect on the nation’s schools. The Southern Poverty Law Center is an organization dedicated to fighting hatred and bigotry and seeking justice for vulnerable, persecuted members of our society. During the election, they surveyed and collected statements from educators about the … More The ‘Trump Effect’ -Bullying in Schools

Mental health counselor Deborah Mitchell relocates therapy office

Deborah Mitchell has been a mental health counselor at SLV for the past nine years– and until a few months ago, some students weren’t even aware her position existed.   This year, Ms. Mitchell occupies a comfortable room in the counseling office, easily accessible and with regular hours. For the past two years, she’s been … More Mental health counselor Deborah Mitchell relocates therapy office

As the 2016 presidential election draws near, SLV shows clear preference

With the election fast approaching, our school shows a clear political bias, although our school is still somewhat divided. With supporters for each of our presidential candidates within the school, it is certain not everyone will be happy with the results. With four clear top candidates, many may not entirely know who each candidate is, … More As the 2016 presidential election draws near, SLV shows clear preference

Possible Correlation Between School Absences and Grade Drops Discovered

As many students know, there has been new administration implemented at SLVHS this year, however, many do not know that there is a new detention policy put together by Mr. Hearn, the vice principal, and Mr. Calden, the principal. The new policy was created to help the administration and the students with time management. Mr. … More Possible Correlation Between School Absences and Grade Drops Discovered

Chilean Students Enjoyed Their Time at SLV

On Monday, September 19, students in Ms. Osenga’s Spanish class watched with curiosity and delight as a group of exchange students performed the Chilean-based La Cueca dance. For one week, every other year, San Lorenzo Valley High School has the privilege of hosting around ten Chilean exchange students in the tenth grade. Isidora Cerda, a … More Chilean Students Enjoyed Their Time at SLV

SLVHS Experiences New Problems and New Solutions in Online Systems

SLVHS students began their school year this year with a completely different grading system. While last year SLV used Powerschool to post grades and Schoology was used for class updates, this year both will be done on Schoology. The only service Schoology does not fulfill this year for students is an online attendance log, which … More SLVHS Experiences New Problems and New Solutions in Online Systems