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Delli Bovi Rides Off Into Retirement

Delli Bovi Rides Off Into Retirement

Matthew Wikfors
December 12, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Features, News, School News, Top Stories

It was her first day of school in Glen Rock and Barbara Delli Bovi was nervous:  “What if the students don’t like me?  What will the school be like?  How are the other teachers?” Like any young adult, these questions raced around in her mind. She made sure she had all that she needed:  Supp...

Fall Sports Summary

Fall Sports Summary

December 5, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Boys Soccer: Coming off a State Sectional Title, the boys soccer team didn’t perform like its 2015 team. The Cowboys finished 8-7-1, with outstanding play from goalie Jake Fox, who shutout teams in seven games. Unfortunately, they were eliminated in the first round of the State Tournament and Coun...

2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

2016-17 Winter Sports Preview

December 4, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

The 2016-17 winter sports season is finally here. Three of Pascack Hills’ most successful programs are back in action. On Dec. 16, the Cowboys basketball team will kick off their reigning league champion campaign against River Dell. On that same night, the Cowgirl’s basketball team squares off wit...

Blood Drive Comes to Pascack Hills

Blood Drive Comes to Pascack Hills

Allison Murphy
November 29, 2016
Filed under Health/Fitness, School News, Top Stories

On Thursday, November 17, Pascack Hills welcomed Community Blood Services, a not-for-profit organization that supplies blood and blood products to hospitals in the New Jersey/New York region. It was evident, with the large red bus parked directly outside the cafeteria, that this was the event that ma...

Pascack Hills NHS Empty Bowl Project

Pascack Hills NHS Empty Bowl Project

November 29, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the PHHS Chapter of NHS: Pascack Hills High School National Honor Society is sponsoring an Empty Bowls event on Thursday, December 15th.  The annual event is a take-out meal of hearty soup and bread. This simple meal is meant to remind us that too ...

Project Paterson Toy Drive Accepting Donations Until Dec. 9

Project Paterson Toy Drive Accepting Donations Until Dec. 9

November 28, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Project Paterson’s annual Toy Drive delivers donated presents to children of all ages to the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCSC). These donations ensure that children in Paterson, N.J. receive gifts for the holidays. There are boxes in select classrooms and public sp...

Matt Maher speaks to students

Matt Maher speaks to students

November 27, 2016
Filed under Current Events, Inspirational, School News, Top Stories

He was “that guy;” nineteen years of soccer training, 16 years of education, and a lifetime of popularity and fame that all ended in a second on March 7, 2009. Matt Maher was a 25-year-old professional soccer player when he drove under the influence, crashed, and killed 55-year-old Hort Kap. S...

Football Season Comes To An End

Football Season Comes To An End

November 18, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

This season didn’t go as planned for the Cowboys, whose season was negatively impacted by injuries to key players. A once promising season is coming to a disappointing close, with the Cowboys heading into their last game of the season with a 2-6 record. When reflecting on the season, Coach Brooks ...

New Year, New Standards: New Jersey Replaces Education Commissioner and Passes New Graduation Requirements

New Year, New Standards: New Jersey Replaces Education Commissioner and Passes New Graduation Requirements

Matthew Wikfors
November 17, 2016
Filed under Current Events, News, School News, Top Stories

Two months ago, school started and everyone prepared for the new year.  There’s new books, new teachers, new binders, new classes, new supplies- and a new state Education Commissioner with new graduation requirements. Kimberly Harrington, the newly appointed Education Commissioner was a strategic...

Running Through the Season!

Running Through the Season!

Olivia Uribe
November 17, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

The final gun of the cross country season went off Nov. 12 at Holmdel Park for the Pascack Hills varsity cross country boys and girls. The team ran with a lot of Hills Pride in the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group Cross Country Meet. Coach, Robert Buccino, claims that the team h...

The Controversy on Hills’ School Colors

The Controversy on Hills’ School Colors

Amber Leung
November 17, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Correction: There have been no formal requests or motions presented to Phil Paspalas or the Board of Education with regard to changing the school colors; therefore there have been no requests or motions to deny.   Brown and white, though undesirable according to a majority of students and ...

Meet PHHS Varsity Cheerleading Captain: Jennifer Ryan

Meet PHHS Varsity Cheerleading Captain: Jennifer Ryan

November 15, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

A high school experience at Pascack Hills cannot be complete without witnessing a Cowboys football game. Whether it includes sitting in the bleachers or standing at the top of the hill, a football game is a high school experience that no one should choose to miss. When going to a Pascack Hills Varsit...

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