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PV Chinese Teacher Liam ONeill explains how he fell in love with Chinese culture and became “Ouyang.”

‘The first time I went to China, it changed my life’

Tiana Tesoriero, Staff Writer May 22, 2023

Pascack Valley Chinese Teacher Liam O'Neill, better known as 欧阳 老师 (Ōuyáng lǎoshī), never planned on being a teacher—let alone a Chinese teacher.    “I was growing up in Milwaukee,...

David Remnick in his senior year yearbook photo at Pascack Valley High School.

From The Smoke Signal to The New Yorker: ‘He turned out to be a really terrific editor’

Sarah Shapiro, Editor in Chief May 19, 2023

Winning a Pulitzer Prizes and writing 13 books, David Remnick has been in the role of Editor-in-Chief for The New Yorker for several years. However, his first and only experience editing articles before...

Pamela Schwartz will be teaching AP Art History for the first time next school year and elaborates on her journey as a history teacher.

PV History Teacher Pamela Schwartz: ‘I have such a true passion for history’

Gabrielle Rothenberg, Staff Editor May 17, 2023

Pamela Schwartz, who will be teaching AP Art History for the first time next school year, has been a history teacher at Pascack Valley High School for six years. She loves sparking a love for history in...

Students in the club La Hora Del Cafe recording their podcast.

La Hora del Cafe: ‘a way of sharing their lives as Hispanic students’

Charlotte Moy , Staff Writer May 12, 2023

After teachers Dorely Leal-Drago and Luisa Sanchez came up with an idea for a podcast for Hispanic students, students participating in the Spanish for Heritage Speakers class took on the podcast and created...

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International Trips: PV takes its learning worldwide

Nathan Prins and Maya Schlessinger May 4, 2023

Pascack Valley education does not only take place in the classrooms of Hillsdale, NJ; international school trips through outside educational travel agencies allow PV students to take their learning worldwide.   “It...

The Class of 2023

Seniors Celebrate College Commitment Day

Amelia Jacob and Brianna Finch May 2, 2023

May 1st is known as "College Decision Day," as it's the national deadline for students' final choices about which colleges they will attend in the upcoming fall. On this day, many Pascack Valley seniors...

Staff Writer Joely Ross breaks down the different class causes of each grade.

What is your class cause?

Joely Ross, Staff Writer April 27, 2023

On April 17, class cause week was kicked off with the senior class, and the junior class holding fundraisers the following week.  Both classes held fundraisers at different stores such as Babakoos and...

PVs Fashion Class Hosts Annual Fashion Show

PV’s Fashion Class Hosts Annual Fashion Show

Amelia Jacob, Photographer April 20, 2023

Students from Annette Molino's fashion design classes held their annual fashion show in the cafeteria on April 18. The students were able to showcase the clothing they designed throughout the year.  

Holocaust survivor Mark Schonwetter speaks and shares his story to PV students.

Holocaust survivor speaks at Valley: ‘We can not forget what happened during this period of time’

Sophie Kolax and Maya Schlessinger April 17, 2023

Holocaust survivor Mark Schonwetter shared his story with Pascack Valley classes, Literature of the Holocaust and various history and English classes, in the auditorium Wed. April 12.    “I...

Pascack Valley students share why their after-school schedules make maintaining a healthy sleep cycle difficult.

From meditation to coffee: how PV upperclassmen manage their sleep and lack thereof

Carly Malamut, Staff Editor April 14, 2023

While teenagers need a good night's sleep to support the growth and development of their brains, many Pascack Valley students share that their after-school schedules make maintaining a healthy sleep cycle...

Valley Cup was held on March 31. The event consisted of a relay, a hungry hungry hippos competition, and a speedball tournament.

March 2023 Valley Cup highlights

On Friday, March 31, Pascack Valley held its third Valley Cup of the year. This event consisted of a relay, a hungry hippos-styled game, and a speedball tournament.  

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