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Welc‘OM’ing Yoga to Pascack Period

Welc‘OM’ing Yoga to Pascack Period

Allison Murphy
March 9, 2017
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A yoga session was led by Judy Levin, a yoga teacher at Yoga Synthesis in Ramsey and Chestnut Ridge, on Wednesday, March 1, during Pascack Period. It was held in the back gym at 12:30 p.m. where all students were welcomed to join in on finding their zen. Judy Levin is a certified and registered yog...

“Big Fish” Makes A Splash

“Big Fish” Makes A Splash

March 5, 2017
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Opening night for Big Fish was successful in every way.  Tickets were almost sold out, the seats were filled with a wave of people, and audience members stopped and gave plenty of praise to the cast with Peter Fournier even receiving praise from the Board of Education after the show. Big Fish is a b...

New Internal Evacuation Drill takes place at Hills

New Internal Evacuation Drill takes place at Hills

Zachary Solon
February 15, 2017
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On Tues. Feb. 14, the Pascack Hills administration conducted its first in-school evacuation drill of the school year. The drill was designed to keep students in a secure, indoor location during an evacuation, instead of on the field where another threat may be present. This new type of drill was a re...

Coach O’Brien Honored In Gym Court Renaming

Coach O’Brien Honored In Gym Court Renaming

Sofia Papadopoulos
February 15, 2017
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Long-time coach, former athletic director, and former teacher, Mike O’Brien was surprised by the Hills community with a true honor: On Feb. 14, O’Brien was presented with the honor to have his name permanently on the main gym court. O’Brien, who is also known as OB, has been in the Pascack Vall...

Exchange students perform traditional dance

Exchange students perform traditional dance

Sofia Papadopoulos and Hanna Kimball
February 7, 2017
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The Choice School exchange students visiting Pascack Hills performed a traditional Indian presentation for the Pascack Pi-oneers robotics team on Fri., Jan 20. This experience was an opportunity for the Pi-oneers to develop a new understanding for the Indian culture. Senior Aslana Soobzokov s...

Embracing the Vegan Lifestyle

Embracing the Vegan Lifestyle

February 2, 2017
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Kailyn Seickel, a Pascack Hills alumnae, is one of approximately one million people who practice veganism. Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose according to th...

Indian students at Hills to learn about Robotics…and America

Indian students at Hills to learn about Robotics…and America

Sofia Papadopoulos
January 24, 2017
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Walking down the halls, addition to the Montvale and Woodcliff Lake students, there are exchange students from Choice School of Cochin, Kerala in India. They are here to learn about American culture and the FRC Team 1676 daily routine by spending time with the robotics team. Sophomore Lily Drenna...

I Am More Than My Grades – Rebecca Seickel

I Am More Than My Grades – Rebecca Seickel

January 15, 2017
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In the eyes of her peers, she is just somebody with a high GPA and excellent test scores––the “smart girl.” Sophomore Rebecca Seickel describes two different kinds of people who view her differently. She says, “...when I hang out with people, they are not really obsessing over grades… We tal...

New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

New Year’s Resolutions and How to Keep Them

January 4, 2017
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        The year 2016 has come to an end, and with that, there is the beginning of another. During this time of change, many people tend to reflect on what they have done in the last three hundred and sixty-five days. With this reflection, there is usually a feeling of accomplishment and/or gu...

Pascack Pi-oneers help children build solar lights

Pascack Pi-oneers help children build solar lights

Hanna Kimball
December 20, 2016
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On Dec. 8 the Pascack Hills cafeteria was filled with children eager to learn at STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Night Out. Led by the Pascack Pi-oneers, these students would soon learn about engineering through the creation of their own solar light. As the Pi-oneers put it, these ...

Interact Thanksgiving food drive concludes

Interact Thanksgiving food drive concludes

Hanna Kimball
December 12, 2016
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During all seasons, you will see the involvement of the Interact Club at Pascack Hills. Their dedication to making a difference in both the community, as well as around the world, shows what Hills students are all about. During the Thanksgiving season, Interact holds a food drive in which this year...

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