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Alumni Spotlight: Liz Vivino
Alumni Spotlight: Liz Vivino
Emma Wolfelsperger, Staff Writer • February 7, 2024

“Follow your dream and persevere through your journey!” says Wayne Valley Alumni and current Rutgers student, Liz Vivino. Liz has been dancing for 15 years and continues to pursue her dreams at Rutgers University....

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Meet Wayne Valley’s Committed Lacrosse Players
Meet Wayne Valley’s Committed Lacrosse Players
Jakob Kirz, Staff Writer • January 12, 2024

Out of this year's five seniors on the Wayne Valley boys lacrosse team, four are committed to play at the next level. We caught up with three of these student athletes to talk about their commitments, and what their processes...

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Mrs. Rydell Wins Wayne Valley Educator of the Year
Mrs. Rydell Wins Wayne Valley Educator of the Year
Philip Colicchio, Staff Writer • January 12, 2024

Mrs. Rydell won Educator of the Year here at Wayne Valley, and now she is in the running against other teachers in the county for the award’s next tier. She has been teaching here for 6 years, and before that, she taught...

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Team Raising for Research
Team Raising for Research
David Calcagno, Staff Writer • January 11, 2024

Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States. With 1.9 million new cases and about 600,000 deaths in 2022 alone, cancer can take everything. Diagnosed with leukemia in January 2022, Rocco Sivolela...

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Wayne Valley PTO Craft Fair!
Wayne Valley PTO Craft Fair!
Aleksandra Graic, Editor-in-Chief • January 10, 2024

On December 10th, Wayne Valley was lucky enough to host the annual craft fair organized by the PTO. This event came just in time for the holidays, providing stocking stuffers, home decor, and sweet treats. With plenty of...

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“Toys for Tots!” Wayne Valley 2023 Toy Drive
“Toys for Tots!” Wayne Valley 2023 Toy Drive
Kelsey Lewis, layout editor • January 10, 2024

Charity events such as food drives, walk-a-thons, and toy drives have been around for decades. Toy drives are popular around the holidays. A popular one called Toys for Tots was founded by the United States Marine Corps in...

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2024 Spring Sports Preview
2024 Spring Sports Preview
Jakob Kirz, Staff Writer • February 17, 2024

Wayne Valley is considered a powerhouse in Passaic County, as well as the state, in many sports. The spring sports especially dominate, where last year three out of the eight...

Today in Sports: Winter Sports 2023-2024
Today in Sports: Winter Sports 2023-2024
Sports Writers and Rian Zuta, Sports and Clubs Editors • February 6, 2024

Winter Sports are in full swing after temperatures finally give way to some snow and snow making! BASKETBALL (BOYS) - The team has a 9-5 record and they are 5-0 in Big...

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Death of Famous Soccer Player: Franz Beckenbauer
Death of Famous Soccer Player: Franz Beckenbauer
Samantha Vivino, Staff Writer • January 15, 2024

On January 7, 2024, the world experienced the death of a man who changed the game of soccer. Franz Beckenbauer passed away this past Sunday at the age of 78 from natural causes....

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