Graduation Information

Dear Graduate & Parent(s): As you are all aware, the recent pandemic has upended many of the traditional elements that make the end of the school year special. Chief among these events is graduation, which acknowledges seniors for 13 years of effort and closes the book on their high school experiences.  Unfortunately, social distancing guidelines …

Distance Learning Update 4/1/2020

Hello everyone,  As you may have heard in recent news reports, the governor’s recent executive order extending school closures requires schools to continue to provide instruction even during time periods that had previously been scheduled as spring recess. TVHS is very fortunate to have distance learning resources and experience that many schools do not have …

Update on TVHS Distance Learning

Now that we’ve made it through our first day of distance learning, we’d like to thank our students, parents and staff for making this transition as smoothly as possible, and we hope it continues to get better each day. Please let us know if there are any supplies or materials you need to be successful …

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 …

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 Trip to China

Tech Valley High School’s biennial trip to China brought 36 students and 6 chaperones to three Chinese cities for 10 days from April 13 to 23. The trip is designed to take students out of their comfort zone and use the language they’ve learned in school. All TVHS students take at least two years of …

Nanotech Students Advance to Clean Tech Finals

TVHS Nanotechnology students were recently selected as a finalist in the Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition. Teams from over 40 countries entered the competition this year in the largest competitor pools in eight years. Entries could be submitted in either Resource Preservation or Mitigating the Effects of Climate Change. The team of Purevsuren …

Niedermeier named to 40 under 40

TVHS Principal and Chief Academic Officer James Niedermeier was named to the Albany Business Review’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2019. Niedermeier grew up near Rochester and began his career as an English teacher before becoming a principal in Western New York. He began his tenure as TVHS Principal in 2015. He says working at …

2019 Design Expo

On Wednesday, May 8, TVHS held its annual Expo, a student project showcase in the atrium of SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s ZEN building. The expo was a great presentation of how hard TVHS students and teachers work to create dynamic, authentic projects in both the STEM and Humanities fields. The projects were created during classes from …