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Blood Trucks Park At Hills For Annual Blood Drive

Blood Trucks Park At Hills For Annual Blood Drive

Matthew Wikfors
June 9, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

On May 31, two trucks from Community Blood Services pulled into Pascack Hills for the annual blood drive. “It’s always a success because people donate,” nurse Rose Welyczko said. She mentioned that despite the turnout being lower than she expected, the blood taken from the donors “will save ...

Learning Professions at Career Day

Learning Professions at Career Day

Suha Niyas
June 6, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Pascack Hills held its annual Career Day on May 24 to have the students from all grades learn about the different professions offered to them in the future. The teenagers were allowed to select five of the numerous jobs that they wanted to hear about, and out of the five choices, the school decided thr...

Postgraduate Plans – PHHS Class of 2017

Postgraduate Plans – PHHS Class of 2017

June 6, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

For an interactive map to see the plans of the PHHS Class of 2017, click here.   Hunter Allgor Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA - Advertising and Public Relations Tyler Allgor Pennsylvania State University - University Park, PA - Computer Science Erick Alvarez Bri...

Pascack Hills’ Arts Festival: A Night of Creativity and Talent

Pascack Hills’ Arts Festival: A Night of Creativity and Talent

Amber Leung and Suha Niyas
June 5, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Pascack Hills’ Arts department hosted the annual Arts Festival on May 31. Welcoming both students and parents to school in the evening, its mission was to showcase student work and portray the importance of the arts. At the entrance of the school, volunteering students were placed to welcome in v...

Cowboys baseball heads to sectional finals

Cowboys baseball heads to sectional finals

Conor Moran
June 2, 2017
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Update: The boys were victorious at the State Sectional Championship. They play Whippany Park today, June 6, at Belleville High School. The boys baseball team came up with a massive victory on Tuesday, beating out Pequannock in a 2-0 win. This marks the second year in a row that the guys will be heading...

Hills Pride Saving Lives

Hills Pride Saving Lives

Matthew Wikfors
May 30, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Pascack Hills is hosting its annual blood drive on May 31, but the support for this event is very lackluster so far. According to Rose Welyczko, the school nurse at Pascack Hills, Pascack Valley already has over one hundred students signed up for the event, while Hills only has 12 donors registered so ...

Welcoming Wellness to Pascack Hills

Welcoming Wellness to Pascack Hills

Matthew Wikfors
May 24, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

On Wednesday May 10 during Pascack Period, Pascack Hills hosted its first annual wellness fair in the front gymnasium.  The event was dedicated about ways to improve a student’s mental health and spiritual health as well as a few ways to improve physical health. The event was set up by Erica Franceski, a m...

2017 Graduation Concert: Hills’ Heartwarming Goodbye to Dr. Bill

2017 Graduation Concert: Hills’ Heartwarming Goodbye to Dr. Bill

Amber Leung
May 20, 2017
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A night of music, laughter, and bittersweet goodbyes. The 2017 graduation concert took place in the auditorium on May 18, but this year’s was like no other: it was not only a graduation of the seniors involved in the music program, but also Chris Wilhjelm’s (or as many know him as Dr. Bill) last...

Gianna Lucido accepted into All-State Mixed Choir

Gianna Lucido accepted into All-State Mixed Choir

Hanna Kimball
May 19, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Junior Gianna Lucido was recently accepted into the New Jersey All-State Mixed Choir. Lucido was the only Hills student to be accepted. Out of all who audition, the top scoring singers are accepted to the Mixed Choir and the next ranking of singers are accepted into Treble Choir. The Mixed C...

Signing away to college with the help of robots

Signing away to college with the help of robots

Sofia Papadopoulos
May 18, 2017
Filed under School News, Top Stories

On Wed. May 17 Pascack Valley Regional District’s robotics team, FRC Team 1676, participated in the FRC National Letter of Intent Signing Day. At this event, 12 Hills students shared the moment of commitment to colleges of choice to their club community.     At the event, students ...

Girls Lacrosse wins League Championship

Girls Lacrosse wins League Championship

Hanna Kimball
May 17, 2017
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

The undefeated Girls Lacrosse team won a League Title for the first time in Pascack Hills history. After training in Disney this past winter, the team was asked what they are looking forward to most this season. Senior Allie Ernest said she was looking forward to winning a league championship- the gi...

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