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Dessert Review: ‘Rolling’ with the Rolling Ice Cream Hype

Dessert Review: ‘Rolling’ with the Rolling Ice Cream Hype

Amber Leung
April 17, 2017
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Flooding social media and reviewed by amples of food bloggers, the East Asian rolled ice cream has begun to make an appearance in cafes and food stands in America. Sprinkled with toppings, ranging from fruits to gummies to marshmallows, the five rolls of ice cream with flavors as ordinary as chocolat...

Celebrities are Going “Makeup Free” and Hills Students Are Following the Trend

Celebrities are Going “Makeup Free” and Hills Students Are Following the Trend

Allison Murphy
April 17, 2017
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While it’s no secret that makeup is not technically a necessary part to a someone’s daily routine, many feel as though society forces it upon themselves to do so. There might have been a certain age when a girl went into her mother’s makeup drawer and grabbed her lipstick, or there might have b...

Lifting India Out of Poverty by Starting at Home: Two Hills Students Fighting for Human Rights Across the Atlantic

Lifting India Out of Poverty by Starting at Home: Two Hills Students Fighting for Human Rights Across the Atlantic

Taylor Robinson
April 4, 2017
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In 1947, India’s average income was about the same as South Korea’s. Now, as the latter shells out its money on coffee, credit cards and K-pop, India continues to grapple with extreme homelessness, disease, violence and gender inequality. Riddled with corruption and economic disparity, India is still...

Walking Through the History of the World Culture Club

Walking Through the History of the World Culture Club

Suha Niyas
April 1, 2017
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Room 227 is the gathering area for the World Culture Club meetings. However, the history of the club and the activities that occur during the meetings are a mystery to some students. Originally, there were individual language clubs for the students. Signora Guardabascio, Italian teacher at Pascack...

Señor Priddy retires after a lifetime of language learning

Señor Priddy retires after a lifetime of language learning

Hanna Kimball
March 30, 2017
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When you walk by Room 232, a cheerful “¡Hola!” from Spanish teacher Glenn Priddy is inevitable. What you may not know is that Priddy has always lived with a passion for languages, and has made it his goal to share this passion with all of his students. Priddy grew up on a small farm in Connecticu...

Wegmans Coming to Montvale

Wegmans Coming to Montvale

Melanie Meisner
March 29, 2017
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Wegmans will be opening its 93rd superstore in September 2017. Assistant Store Manager Emily Reynolds, and Chris Gorz, cheese manager, came to Pascack Hills on Wednesday to talk to interested students about job openings at the upcoming Montvale Wegmans. Assistant Principal Tim Wieland, whose siste...

Becca’s Closet Donates 300 Dresses to Neighbor to Neighbor

Becca’s Closet Donates 300 Dresses to Neighbor to Neighbor

Sofia Papadopoulos
March 29, 2017
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Becca’s Closet recently donated 300 prom dresses to the Neighbor to Neighbor foundation. These dresses will bring joy to many girls preparing for upcoming school dances, such as prom. Neighbor to Neighbor is a foundation that offers food at lower prices along with housing help and second hand cl...

Spanish Exchange Students Visiting Pascack Hills

Spanish Exchange Students Visiting Pascack Hills

Sofia Papadopoulos
March 28, 2017
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Spanish exchange students were visiting Pascack Hills from International Education of Students (IES) Infante Don Fadrique in Toledo, Spain. Students were here as a part of the language department’s current Spanish IV exchange program. They were walking along both Pascack Hills and Pascack Valley’s...

What does International Women’s Day mean to you?

What does International Women’s Day mean to you?

Allison Murphy and Hanna Kimball
March 9, 2017
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“Women are people as men are people, and we all deserve the same rights. Women need to inspire each other and strive to be the best that we can be so that we can obtain our goals because we are just as capable as anyone else…” -Kaitlyn McCluskey “International Women’s Day means to me...

Pascack Hills Welcomes New Ski Club

Pascack Hills Welcomes New Ski Club

Alexandra Truszkowska
March 2, 2017
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A new school year at Hills creates opportunities for new clubs, and this 2017 year, the Ski & Snowboard club has made their first appearance. Founded last year by then-freshman Sarah Shill, the Ski and Snowboard Club offers recreational skiing and snowboarding trips open to any student, regard...

Pascack Hills Yearbook: student-run and student-designed

Pascack Hills Yearbook: student-run and student-designed

Hanna Kimball
February 28, 2017
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The predominantly student-run yearbook is completed by a tight deadline, thanks to a hard-working staff. Yearbook is produced and designed by the students, along with the help of Special Services teacher, Allison Schultz. The yearbook is planned out far in advance, as students design the next year...

Getting to know 2017 Valedictorian: Abigail Badway

Getting to know 2017 Valedictorian: Abigail Badway

Hanna Kimball
February 27, 2017
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“Maybe that could be you!” said then-freshman Abigail Badway’s grandmother. At her sister, Hills’ alumna Sydney Badway’s, graduation, Badway heard the valedictorian’s speech without even thinking this could be her in three years - even with encouragement from her grandmother. However, with fo...

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