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Encyclopedia > Wayne Valley High School
Wayne Valley High School
Location
551 Valley Road

Wayne, NJ, USA
Information
School district Wayne Public Schools
Principal Robert V. Reis
Faculty 107.0 (on FTE basis)[1]
Student:teacher ratio 12.9[1]
Type Public high school
Grades 9-12
Motto "A tradition of excellence"
Team name Indians
Publication Smoke Signals
Established 1952
Enrollment 1,381(as of 2005-06)[1]
Information 973-633-3067
Homepage

Wayne Valley High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school, one of the two high schools in Wayne, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Wayne Public Schools. Wayne Valley's school colors are blue and white, and Wayne Valley is the home of the Indians, The Tribe with Pride. Wayne Valley is known for its "tradition of excellence," both academically and athletically, and it has often been ranked among New Jersey's top public high schools. Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, located less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The Wayne Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ... Full-time equivalent (FTE) is a way to measure a workers productivity and/or involvement in a project. ... A public high school is a secondary school that is financed by tax revenues and other government-collected revenues, and administered exclusively by, and at the discretion of, state and local officials. ... A public high school is a secondary school that is financed by tax revenues and other government-collected revenues, and administered exclusively by, and at the discretion of, state and local officials. ... Wayne is a township in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, located less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... The Wayne Public Schools are a comprehensive community public school district that serves students in kindergarten through twelfth grade from Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. ...


As of the 2005-06 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,381 students and 107.0 classroom teachers (on a FTE basis, for a student-teacher ratio of 12.9.[1] Full-time equivalent (FTE) is a way to measure a workers productivity and/or involvement in a project. ...


Wayne Valley has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools since 1954.[2] The school is also accredited by the New Jersey Department of Education. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a voluntary, peer based, non-profit association dedicated to the educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation. ... The New Jersey Department of Education administers state and federal aid programs affecting more than 1. ...

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Awards and recognition

Wayne Valley High School was the 72nd-ranked public high school in New Jersey out of 316 schools statewide, in New Jersey Monthly magazine's September 2006 cover story on the state's Top Public High Schools[3]. New Jersey Monthly is a monthly glossy publication featuring issues of interset to residents of New Jersey. ...


Sports

The Wayne Valley High School Indians participate in the nineteen-member Northern Hills Conference. The team is categorized by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) in North I, Group III. The Northern Hills Conference, is an athletic conference of nineteen private and public high schools located in Essex, Morris and Passaic County Counties in Northern New Jersey. ... NJSIAA Logo The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA), founded in 1918, is a voluntary, non-profit organization made up of 425 accredited public, private and parochial high schools in New Jersey. ...


The Wayne Valley boys track team went undefeated in the season, winning the County Relays, Conference, and County Meets. While the girls went undefeated in the dual meet season, losing the Conference meet to West Orange High School which came down to the last event, and winning the 5th county title in a row. West Orange High School is a comprehensive, four-year public high school, serving students in grades 9 -12 from West Orange in Essex County, New Jersey. ...


The Wayne Valley football team made it to the North 1 Group III playoffs in 2005, 2006 and 2007. In 2005, the Indians were second seeded behind Wayne Hills High School and beat Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest 12-3 in the first round, falling in the 2nd round to 3rd seeded Parsippany Hills High School 27-7. Wayne Hills High School is a comprehensive community public high school, one of the two high schools in Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Wayne Public Schools. ... Northern Valley Regional High School at Demarest is a comprehensive four-year regional public high school serving students from several municipalities in Bergen County, New Jersey. ... Parsippany Hills High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school, one of two high schools in the township of Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey, as part of the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District. ...


They went into the 2006 playoff 3rd seeded, losing in the first round to Passaic Valley Regional High School, 49-20.[4] Passaic Valley Regional High School is a regional comprehensive four-year public high school and school district that serves students in grades 9 - 12 from three communities in Passaic County, New Jersey. ...


In the 2007 playoffs, they were once again the 2nd seed behind only to their cross-town rival, Wayne Hills High School. They made it to the finals, beating Passaic Valley Regional High School 46-23 in the first round and Paramus High School 20-7 in the semifinals. They face Wayne Hills High School in the finals, for an all-Wayne Championship game. Wayne Hills High School is a comprehensive community public high school, one of the two high schools in Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Wayne Public Schools. ... Passaic Valley Regional High School is a regional comprehensive four-year public high school and school district that serves students in grades 9 - 12 from three communities in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... Paramus High School is an American high school in Paramus, New Jersey. ... Wayne Hills High School is a comprehensive community public high school, one of the two high schools in Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Wayne Public Schools. ...


Wayne Valley athletics are covered on WayneSports.com.


On March 6, 2007, the boys' basketball team played in the North I, Group III state championship, falling to Passaic Valley Regional High School by 60-48, in a game played at Passaic County Technical Institute.[5][6] is the 65th day of the year (66th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Passaic Valley Regional High School is a regional comprehensive four-year public high school and school district that serves students in grades 9 - 12 from three communities in Passaic County, New Jersey. ... Passaic County Technical Institutes is a regional vocational public high school in Wayne, New Jersey, United States near the city of Paterson. ...


Wayne Valley's football team finished the regular season 9-0 in 2007.


Incidents

On June 13, 2007, authorities found two bundles of what looked like half-sticks of dynamite in two lockers at Wayne Valley. All of the students were evacuated, and the county bomb squad extracted the devices. The devices were then detonated by the bomb squad at the Paterson firing range. It is unknown whether the devices were intended to do harm or be a prank. Police are still investigating the incident further.[7] On June 27, 2007, five members of the class that just graduated from the school were arrested for their roles in the incident, and face up to 25 years in jail if convicted on all charges filed.[8] is the 164th day of the year (165th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Administration

Core members of the schools administration are:[9]

  • Mr. Robert V. Reis - Principal
  • Mr. Michael Agrati - Assistant Principal (Grades 10 & 12)
  • Mr. Michael Rewick - Assistant Principal (Grades 9 & 11)
  • Mrs.Gross - Dean of Students

Notable alumni

Lisa Edelstein (born May 21, 1966) is an award-winning American actress and playwright. ... Lisa Cuddy, M.D., is a fictional character on the Fox medical drama House. ... House, also known as House, M.D., is an American medical drama television series created by David Shore and executive produced by Shore and film director Bryan Singer. ... Arthur William Thoms (born August 28, 1947 in Teaneck, New Jersey) is an American former collegiate and professional football defensive tackle who played nine seasons of Pro Football. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ...

See also

Wayne Hills High School is a comprehensive community public high school, one of the two high schools in Wayne, in Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, as part of the Wayne Public Schools. ... This is a list of high schools in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ...

References

  1. ^ a b c d Wayne Valley High School, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed October 29, 2007.
  2. ^ Wayne Valley High School, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Accessed June 26, 2007.
  3. ^ Top Public High Schools in New Jersey: 51-100, New Jersey Monthly, September 2006
  4. ^ 2006 Football Tournament - North I, Group III, NJSIAA, accessed April 21, 2007.
  5. ^ Castro, Hornets down Valley, win first sectional crown, Herald News, by Adam Zagoria, March 7, 2007
  6. ^ 2007 Boys Basketball - North I, Group III, NJSIAA. Accessed March 7, 2007.
  7. ^ Heininger, Claire; Sterling, Guy; and Heyboer, Kelly "Pyrotechnics force evacuation of school", The Star-Ledger, June 13, 2007. Accessed June 13, 2007. "Wayne Valley High School was evacuated this morning after pyrotechnic devices capable of causing "catastrophic" damage were found in the building a day before final exams were to begin, authorities said. No one was injured in the scare, which began around 9:15 a.m. when a student spotted wires protruding from his second-floor locker, authorities said. The locker, which the student had cleaned out the day before, and another nearby each contained two bundles of pyrotechnics - 16 half-sticks of the material in all, authorities said."
  8. ^ Schweber, Nate. "5 Charged in Planting of Devices at School", The New York Times, June 28, 2007. Accessed July 1, 2007. "Five teenagers who graduated last week from Wayne Valley High School have been arrested in connection with the discovery of 16 devices with fuses in lockers at the school, forcing the evacuation of 1,400 students on the last full day of classes. The young men, three of them 18 and two 17 at the time of the evacuation, face up to 25 years in prison if found guilty, said James Wilson, chief of the arson unit for the Passaic County prosecutor.
  9. ^ WV Administrators, Wayne Valley High School. Accessed July 23, 2007.
  10. ^ Rohan, Virginia. "North Jersey-bred and talented too", The Record (Bergen County), June 18, 2007. Accessed June 25, 2007. "Lisa Edelstein: Class of 1984, Wayne Valley High School"
  11. ^ Art Thoms player profile, database Football. Accessed August 11, 2007.
  12. ^ Art Thoms, Oakland Raiders. Accessed August 11, 2007. "I started playing football in high school. It was the freshman team at Wayne High School in Wayne, N.J. I played two years there and then my family moved to Brickjohn[sic], NJ. I played the last two years of high school ball there."

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