Pascack Valley Principal Tom DeMaio is retiring after 18 years at PV. This is his last week. (Matt Austin)
Pascack Valley Principal Tom DeMaio is retiring after 18 years at PV. This is his last week.

Matt Austin

Operation Send-Off

December 17, 2019

This is Pascack Valley Principal Tom DeMaio’s last week at PV. He is retiring after 18 years, and his last day is Dec. 20, the day before winter break. 

Faculty decorates PV principal’s office, Bro Squad performs

The Bro Squad performs “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver following the faculty meeting after school.

Hailey Migdal

Students can write a message to DeMaio on a banner located near the elevator in the front lobby until Thursday, Dec. 19.

Teachers drop off gifts in PV principal’s office

Matt Austin
Faculty members left gifts for DeMaio in his office throughout the school day on Tuesday, Dec 17.
Matt Austin
Faculty members left gifts for DeMaio in his office throughout the school day on Tuesday, Dec 17.

Choir sings in main office, PV principal surprised with cake

The Pascack Valley Choir sang “Deck the Halls” and “Silent Night” to DeMaio in the main office on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

Ilmie Xhaferi

Faculty members surprised DeMaio with two retirement cakes during lunch.

Rachel Cohen and Joselyn Yoo

DeMaio peaces out

PV principal exists building after 18 years

Pascack Valley students and faculty cheered for DeMaio as he walked his final route around the school. Today, Dec. 20, was his last day as principal.

Rachel Cohen and Hailey Migdal
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