Distance Learning Day Nov. 5

According to the US Department of Education, nearly six million college students take at least one class online – and the trend continues after college as well, with at least 24% of Americans working at least part time from home. Because virtually commuting has become such a significant part of the world we live in, …

TVHS conducts first lockdown drill

This morning, we conducted our first mandatory lockdown drill of the year. A lockdown is a procedure used when there is an immediate and imminent threat to the school building population.  Students and school staff are secured in rooms and no one is allowed to leave until the building has been deemed safe.  This procedure …

Why information literacy is important and 5 ways to tell if someone is probably lying

Jim Niedermeier, Principal The most critical skill for kids in school to learn is information literacy. I know what you’re thinking: What about math? What about reading? What about social studies? What about science?! Hold your horses! Sure,  these disciplines are critical, but without the ability to differentiate between good information and bad information, you …

TVHS competes at Clean Tech Finals

On July 17, TVHS Class of 2019 Graduates Noah Higgins, Lauryn Warner and Purevsuren Batdorj competed in the Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition in New York City. The team was selected to compete in May after being selected as a semi-finalist for their submission to the “Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change” category. …

2019 Freshman Summer Assignment

Dear Class of 2023: Welcome!  We are so pleased that you have decided to join us.  This year will be full of challenges and fun.  Your first challenge as a Tech Valley High School freshman is to nominate an emerging technology as the Coolest On The Planet.  You’ll do this by first exploring some fascinating …

Reminders from the Health Office

As we bring the 18-19 school year to a close, here are a few reminders from School Nurse Ms. Whelan about required documentation for next year. If your child will need medication administered to them during school hours please complete the TV132 form.   If your child will need to carry and self administer medication …

2019 Award Ceremony

At our annual award ceremony on Friday, May 31, , we recognized dozens of our students for leadership, academic achievement, attendance and community service. Congratulations to all our students for all they have achieved this year! The TEMA Bellinson Scholarship Award is given by the U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Association to the top Capital Region high …