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Thursday, September 21
  • Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group will be holding auditions in room F220 on September 21st from 3-5. All auditioning need to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Any questions please email Mrs. Sullivan or Mrs. Smithling. Thank you.
  • Sign Language Club applications are now available outside C202 and d209. You do not need to be a Sign Language student to join, the only requirement is a willingness to learn. Sign Club members spread Deaf awareness and help create a school climate that welcomes ALL students. ASL students who are in ASL 2 or have completed ASL 2 can run for an officer position sign up forms are in c202. Elections will be held Oct 11th.See Mrs. Martin with questions.
  • Competition Cheer tryouts will be Tuesday Oct 3 and Wednesday Oct 4 from 3-5 upstairs in the AC. You must be cleared by a nurse in order to tryout. If you are on a fall sport, and can't make tryouts see Coach Dowling in FX 232 by Oct 3 to arrange a tryout and be considered. Any females trying out must have some type of prior cheerleading experience. Males trying out must have strength to stunt and do not have to dance, we are a CO-ED team.
  • Organizational Strategies for Top Students
    Are you interested in getting organized and staying on target? Want to learn what tools and supplies are necessary? Come and learn how to use helpful tools, such as Google Classroom, Google Calendar, Canvas, planners, and other educational apps. Come to the Organizational Strategies for Top Students Class. See Mrs. Gorman in N211 Periods 3, 4, & 5 and Ms. Severage in N213 Period 3 or C 204 Periods 4, 6, and 9 for a permission slip and more details. First meeting is Wednesday September 27, 2017 in N212 after school until 4:45. Transportation will be provided home.
  • There will be a general interest meeting for the Yearbook next Tuesday, 9/26, for new members only.
  • Anyone interested in auditioning for the tech tone choir, auditions will be held next Monday and Wednesday in b110, transportation will be provided. Please be prepared to sing the national anthem.
  • Attention online Financial Literacy students who will be attending today's meetings, please make sure that you bring your charged Chromebook with you to the meeting to expedite the enrollment process in the class. The meetings will be held in FX135. Please check the pass given to you by your homeroom teacher for your meeting time.
Game Results
  • Team: JV Sophomore football (M)
    Opponent: Wayne hills
    Location: Home
    Score: 17 (PCTI) vs. 6 (Opponent)
    Coach J. VanValkenburgh provided the following additional notes: On Wednesday the sophomore football team defeated Wayne hills by a score of 17-6. Starring on the offense was jimmy agresto who had 110 yards rushing, amire buffalo had 100 yards rushing, and Rahmeer McGraw scored 2 rushing touchdowns. On defense Jordan Pusey had 3 sacks, Nick Ramos had 8 tackles, and Josh Lara added 6 tackles. The bulldogs are now 2-0.
Wednesday, September 20
  • Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group will be holding auditions in room F220 on September 21st from 3-5. All auditioning need to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Any questions please email Mrs. Sullivan or Mrs. Smithling. Thank you.
  • Sign Language Club applications are now available outside C202 and d209. You do not need to be a Sign Language student to join, the only requirement is a willingness to learn. Sign Club members spread Deaf awareness and help create a school climate that welcomes ALL students. ASL students who are in ASL 2 or have completed ASL 2 can run for an officer position sign up forms are in c202. Elections will be held Oct 11th.See Mrs. Martin with questions.
  • Competition Cheer tryouts will be Tuesday Oct 3 and Wednesday Oct 4 from 3-5 upstairs in the AC. You must be cleared by a nurse in order to tryout. If you are on a fall sport, and can't make tryouts see Coach Dowling in FX 232 by Oct 3 to arrange a tryout and be considered. Any females trying out must have some type of prior cheerleading experience. Males trying out must have strength to stunt and do not have to dance, we are a CO-ED team.
  • Organizational Strategies for Top Students
    Are you interested in getting organized and staying on target? Want to learn what tools and supplies are necessary? Come and learn how to use helpful tools, such as Google Classroom, Google Calendar, Canvas, planners, and other educational apps. Come to the Organizational Strategies for Top Students Class. See Mrs. Gorman in N211 Periods 3, 4, & 5 and Ms. Severage in N213 Period 3 or C 204 Periods 4, 6, and 9 for a permission slip and more details. First meeting is Wednesday September 27, 2017 in N212 after school until 4:45. Transportation will be provided home.
  • There will be a general interest meeting for the Yearbook next Tuesday, 9/26, for new members only.
  • Anyone interested in auditioning for the tech tone choir, auditions will be held next Monday and Wednesday in b110, transportation will be provided. Please be prepared to sing the national anthem.
  • Attention online Financial Literacy students who will be attending today's meetings, please make sure that you bring your charged Chromebook with you to the meeting to expedite the enrollment process in the class. The meetings will be held in FX135. Please check the pass given to you by your homeroom teacher for your meeting time.
Game Results
  • Team: Varsity Volleyball (F)
    Opponent: East side
    Location: Home
    Score: 2 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Laura Zuck provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the varsity and junior varsity girls volleyball teams for their win vs Eastside! Come out and support the Lady Bulldogs at home on Thursday when they play Hawthorne.
Tuesday, September 19
  • Lors Photography will be here 9/19/17 to photograph Staff for the Yearbook. You must sit for a portrait in order to be included in the Yearbook.
  • Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group will be holding auditions in room F220 on September 21st from 3-5. All auditioning need to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Any questions please email Mrs. Sullivan or Mrs. Smithling. Thank you.
  • Sign Language Club applications are now available outside C202 and d209. You do not need to be a Sign Language student to join, the only requirement is a willingness to learn. Sign Club members spread Deaf awareness and help create a school climate that welcomes ALL students. ASL students who are in ASL 2 or have completed ASL 2 can run for an officer position sign up forms are in c202. Elections will be held Oct 11th. See Mrs. Martin with questions.
  • Attention all students interested in the participating in the Hispanic Heritage Assembly and Celebration, there will be a meeting on Tuesday, September 19th in Cafe 1 after school. All groups please send only one representative to the meeting. There will be bus transportation provided home on the 5 o'clock bus. If you have any questions or can't attend the meeting please see Ms. Hernandez in D-211, Ms. Mora in H-33 or Ms. Ramirez in N 219 Periods 7 through 9. Thank you.
  • Lors Photography will be here 9/19/17 to take Staff Yearbook Portraits. Portraits will be taken in the C-Wing Library from 8:30 - 2:30.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Assoc Tuesday September 19 at 3:15PM in F-127. Any questions can be directed to Mr. Petrocelli.
  • Attention all NJROTC cadets. Today's classes are in the AC Wrestling Room.
  • The Passaic Tec freshman football team notched their 1st victory Saturday with a 19 to 16 come from behind victory over Delaware Valley. Ontray Dixon caught 2 TD passes and had 3 sacks, Aldo Mercedez threw 2 TD passes and scored the final TD on a 3 yard run on 4th down and Xavier Belton recovered a fumble and had 4 tackles to lead the defense.
  • Competition Cheer tryouts will be Tuesday Oct 3 and Wednesday Oct 4 from 3-5 upstairs in the AC. You must be cleared by a nurse in order to tryout. If you are on a fall sport, and can't make tryouts see Coach Dowling in FX 232 by Oct 3 to arrange a tryout and be considered. Any females trying out must have some type of prior cheerleading experience. Males trying out must have strength to stunt and do not have to dance, we are a CO-ED team.
Game Results
  • Team: JV Volleyball (F)
    Opponent: Pequannock
    Location: Away
    Score: 2 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Laura Zuck provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the JV girls Volleyball team for their win vs Pequannock yesterday!
  • Team: Varsity Tennis (F)
    Opponent: Passaic
    Location: Home
    Score: 5 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Tom Bove provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the girls Varsity and JV tennis teams on there victories over Passaic yesterday. The lady bulldogs improved there record to 6 wins and 2 defeats.
Monday, September 18
  • Lors Photography will be here 9/19/17 to photograph Staff for the Yearbook. You must sit for a portrait in order to be included in the Yearbook.
  • Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group will be holding auditions in room F220 on September 21st from 3-5. All auditioning need to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Any questions please email Mrs. Sullivan or Mrs. Smithling. Thank you.
  • Sign Language Club applications are now available outside C202 and d209. You do not need to be a Sign Language student to join, the only requirement is a willingness to learn. Sign Club members spread Deaf awareness and help create a school climate that welcomes all students. ASL students who are in ASL 2 or have completed ASL 2 can run for an officer position sign up forms are in c202. Elections will be held Oct 11th. See Mrs. Martin with questions.
  • Attention all students interested in the participating in the Hispanic Heritage Assembly and Celebration, there will be a meeting on Tuesday, September 19th in Cafe 1 after school. All groups please send only one representative to the meeting. There will be bus transportation provided home on the 5 o'clock bus. If you have any questions or can't attend the meeting please see Ms. Hernandez in D-211, Ms. Mora in H-33 or Ms. Ramirez in N 219 Periods 7 through 9. Thank you.
  • There will be a meeting of the Christian Student Association Tuesday September 19 at 3:15PM in F-127. Any questions can be directed to Mr. Petrocelli.
  • Sign Language Club applications are now available outside C202 and d209. You do not need to be a Sign Language student to join, the only requirement is a willingness to learn. Sign Club members spread Deaf awareness and help create a school climate that welcomes all students. ASL students who are in ASL 2 or have completed ASL 2 can run for an officer position sign up forms are in c202. Elections will be held Oct 11th. See Mrs. Martin with questions.
Game Results
  • Team: Freshman Freshman Football (M)
    Opponent: Delaware Valley
    Location: Home
    Score: 19 (PCTI) vs. 16 (Opponent)
    Coach Halbach provided the following additional notes: The PCTI freshman football team notched their 1st victory Saturday morning with a come from behind 19 to 16 win over Delaware Valley. Ontray Dixon caught 2 TD passes and had 3 sacks and Aldo Mercedez threw 2 TD passes and scored on a 4th down 3 yard run to lead the Buldogs. Xavier Belton also had 4 tackles and a fumble recovery to lead the BIG BLUE defense.
  • Team: Varsity football (M)
    Opponent: Bergen Tech
    Location: Home
    Score: 54 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Matt Demarest provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the Varsity football Team for defeating Bergen Tech 54-0 on Thursday night. Scoring for the Bulldogs were Amir Nickelson (2 TD's), Rhazik Starr (1 TD), Tyron Brown (1 TD), Ahmad Rabah (1 TD), Joe Mariani (1 TD), Jaheem McGuire (1 TD), Devin Virgil (1 TD), and Deondre Shern (6 extra points). The defensive shut out was anchored by Jon Stobe, Josh Giles, Elijah Perez, Zaier White, Sahmee Clyburn, Ajawan Kenner, and Ray Clarke. The Varsity Football teams next game will be this Friday at Union City High School at 7 pm. Congratulations again and good luck.
  • Team: Varsity Soccer (F)
    Opponent: Paterson Eastside
    Location: Home
    Score: 6 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Caitlin Kiernan provided the following additional notes: The varsity girls soccer team had their first win of the season on Saturday against Paterson Eastside. The lady bulldogs scored 6 goals, two from freshman Amiah Washington, and one a piece from Carly Spinnler, Kiana Severe, and Jen Carpio. Kylee Devries had 3 saves in the net. Go Bulldogs!
  • Team: Varsity tennis (F)
    Opponent: West milford
    Location: Home
    Score: 4 (PCTI) vs. 1 (Opponent)
    Coach Tom Bove provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the girls varsity tennis team on there 4-1 victory against Lakeland & West Milford. The lady bulldogs have improved there record to 5 wins and 2 defeats.
Wednesday, September 13
  • Lors Photography will be here 9/19/17 to photograph Staff for the Yearbook. You must sit for a portrait in order to be included in the Yearbook.
  • Senior Portrait Makeups are this Saturday, 9/16/17. You must have an appointment time. If you do not have an appointment, please call Lors Photography to make one.
  • Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group will be holding auditions in room F220 on September 21st from 3-5. All auditioning need to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Any questions please email Mrs. Sullivan or Mrs. Smithling. Thank you.
  • There will be an Hispanic Heritage Meeting Friday, September 15th at 3:00 pm in the C-Wing Library. Staff members if you have not signed up to participate please see Melissa Cunningham in the General Office.
Game Results
  • Team: Freshman Volleyball (F)
    Opponent: Clifton
    Location: Home
    Score: 2 (PCTI) vs. 1 (Opponent)
    Coach Alberto Rosa provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the Girls Freshmen Volleyball team on their win against Clifton to raise their record to 2-0. Come support the Freshmen Volleyball Team @ their home today against IHA @ 4:00.
  • Team: Varsity Tennis (F)
    Opponent: Ridgefield Park
    Location: Home
    Score: 5 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Tom Bove provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the girls varsity tennis team on there 5 -0 victory over Ridgefield Park. The lady bulldogs have improved their record to 3 wins and 2 defeats.
Tuesday, September 12
  • Can you sing, beat box or rap? Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group needs you! They will be holding auditions on September ​21st from 3-5. All prior members must attend. Please be prepared to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Thanks.
  • Attention NJROTC cadets, All NJROTC classes today will be in N107, Not the AC.
  • JV Boys Soccer were victorious against Clifton with a 3-1 win, thanks to goals from Erik Alarcon, Bryant Gutierrez, and Brayan Zuniga. Assisting the goals were Gabe Chumacero and Jacob Martinez. In net, Manny Diaz finished the day with 11 saves, and the defense, led by Marcos Atuncar and David Castillo helped defend the lead. Great job boys.
  • Lors Photography will be here 9/19/17 to photograph Staff for the Yearbook. You must sit for a portrait in order to be included in the Yearbook.
  • Senior Portrait Makeups are this Saturday, 9/16/17. You must have an appointment time. If you do not have an appointment, please call Lors Photography to make one.
Game Results
  • Team: JV football (M)
    Opponent: Montclair
    Location: Home
    Score: 13 (PCTI) vs. 10 (Opponent)
    Coach J. VanValkenburgh provided the following additional notes: On Monday the JV football team defeated Montclair by a score of 13-10. Gabe Balevski threw a 30 yard touchdown pass to Joel Ingram and Jayden Hunt scored on a 10 yard rush. On defense jimmy agresta had 7 tackles, josh curving had 5 tackles, and Edmund Jones had an interception. The bulldogs are now 1-0.
  • Team: Varsity Tennis (F)
    Opponent: Eastside
    Location: Home
    Score: 5 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Tom Bove provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the girls varsity tennis team on there 5-0 victory yesterday over the Lady Ghosts of Eastside. The Lady Bulldogs have now improved there record to 2 wins and 2 losses.
Monday, September 11
  • Students interested in joining SeaPerch underwater robotics team of the Engineering club should report to F122 on Tuesday, Sepetember 12th, at 3:15pm. All other teams -FTC and Vex- are not meeting. For any information please contact Dr. Osetska.
  • Can you sing, beat box or rap? Sound Chasers, PCTI's acapella group needs you! They will be holding auditions on September ​21st from 3-5. All prior members must attend. Please be prepared to sing a piece of the song True Colors. Thanks.
Friday, September 8
  • Students interested in joining SeaPerch underwater robotics team of the Engineering club should report to F122 on Tuesday, Sepetember 12th, at 3:15pm. All other teams -FTC and Vex- are not meeting. For any information please contact Dr. Osetska.
Thursday, September 7
  • Attention all students!!! If you are interested in running for Homecoming Royal Court, you should pick up the application from your class advisors. Freshmen should see Ms. Fasciano in F210 or F214 for the Count or Countess application; Sophomores should see Ms. Cummings in the main gym or Ms. Bascomb in the main discipline officeapplication; Juniors should see Ms. Donato in F224 or F217 for the Duke or Duchess for Prince or Princess application; and Seniors should see Mr. Nutile in F126 for the King or Queen application. Please be mindful that all application are due September 22nd.
  • All NJROTC cadets report to N107 for class today - No PT
  • Auditions for the Dance Ensemble will be held on Monday, September 11th and Wednesday, September 13th from 3:00-6:00pm in the B-Wing Dance Studios. Anyone who is interested in performing in the Winter Dance Concert must attend the first audition. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Ackermann or Mrs. Rossi.
Wednesday, September 6
  • Attention Class of 2020! If you are interested in running for the Homecoming Court you may pick up an application from Mrs. Bascomb in the Main Discipline Office or Mrs. Cummings in the Main Gym. Applications will available on Friday, Sept. 8th and due back by Friday, Sept. 22nd. Thank you.
  • Attention all students!!! If you are interested in running for Homecoming Royal Court, you should pick up the application from your class advisors. Freshmen should see Ms. Fasciano in F210 or F214 for the Count or Countess application; Sophomores should see Ms. Cummings in the main gym or Ms. Bascomb in the main discipline officeapplication; Juniors should see Ms. Donato in F224 or F217 for the Duke or Duchess for Prince or Princess application; and Seniors should see Mr. Nutile in F126 for the King or Queen application. Please be mindful that all application are due September 22nd.
Game Results
  • Team: Varsity Girls Volleyball (F)
    Opponent: Eastern Christian
    Location: Away
    Score: 2 (PCTI) vs. 0 (Opponent)
    Coach Laura Zuck provided the following additional notes: Congratulations to the Girls Volleyball team for their win vs. Eastern Christian yesterday! Come out and support the Lady Bulldogs at their first home game on Friday!
Friday, September 1
  • Get ready, Bulldogs: School starts September 6th! Faculty returns on September 5th!

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