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Bloodmobile visiting Pascack Hills for Biannual Student Blood Donation

Bloodmobile visiting Pascack Hills for Biannual Student Blood Donation

Kyle Hammalian
November 14, 2016
Filed under Current Events, School News, Top Stories

There will be a blood drive held at Pascack Hills High School on Thursday, November 17. Beginning at 8 a.m.; students ages 16 or older have the option to donate blood. Sixteen-or seventeen-year-olds must have their parents or guardians sign a form that can either be found in Nurse Rose Welyczko’s most...

PVRHSD Security Guards Armed

PVRHSD Security Guards Armed

Kyle Hammalian
November 8, 2016
Filed under News, School News, Top Stories

On Monday, The Board of Education took the final step in arming the four Pascack Valley Regional High School District (PVRHSD) School Security Officers, approving a proposed Policy 7446 that was introduced in September. Starting Tuesday, school security personnel will be carrying visible firearms. ...

Behind the Scenes of Little Shop of Horrors

Behind the Scenes of Little Shop of Horrors

November 3, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

After the change to two musicals for fall and spring, Peter Fournier chose to direct Little Shop of Horrors as this year’s fall musical. Throughout the six weeks of rehearsals, the cast, including Nuala Cleary (Audrey), Grady Johnson (Seymour Krelboyne), Frank Scott (Mr. Mushnik), Zach Solon (Audrey II...

Students showcase skills at Talent Night

Students showcase skills at Talent Night

November 3, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

It was October 19 when the Pascack Hills auditorium filled with students, parents and friends, all gathered for the annual Talent Night. Everyone attended to support the students who would be showcasing their talents at this event. The Chamber Choir, led by choral director Margarita Elkin, began...

New Head Coach Steps in for the Volleyball Team

New Head Coach Steps in for the Volleyball Team

October 24, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

As the volleyball season unfolds, Hills math teacher Lindsay Runge has began her position as new head coach. She was the assistant coach last year for the girls, and now, as the head coach, she’s excited about her new position and preparing the team to accomplish their goals. Runge says the goals...

Myhre receives home renovations from NBC show

Myhre receives home renovations from NBC show

October 19, 2016
Filed under A&E, School News, Top Stories

By Hanna Kimball   Fieldstone Middle School math teacher, Donna Myhre, has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for the last four years. She has received incredible support from her community, the most recent being house renovations done by the NBC show “George to the Rescu...

Caffe Anello’s John Vitale visits PHHS for Farm-to-Table Week

Caffe Anello’s John Vitale visits PHHS for Farm-to-Table Week

October 19, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

A few weeks ago, the students in Cindy Wagner’s class were treated to a special guest.  John Vitale, the owner and head chef of Caffe Anello in Westwood, spoke to her class about owning a farm-to-table restaurant. Wagner teaches Culinary Arts, Fashion Design, and Family and Consumer Sciences at Pas...

Guns at School?

Guns at School?

Sophie Miller
October 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Opinion, School News, Top Stories

Editor's Note: The following is an opinion-editorial.   Security officers at both Pascack Hills and Pascack Valley will be armed, hopefully by the end of October. This is a controversial decision, but one that many students are in favor of. In the battle over gun control, there are two distinc...

New Jersey Educators Push for Curriculum on 9/11 Attacks

New Jersey Educators Push for Curriculum on 9/11 Attacks

October 6, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

Up until this school year, mostly all of the students who attended any New Jersey high school were alive for the attacks of September 11, 2001. But, even many of those who were alive were too young to recall the events that shaped the future of the country. Many educators are speaking out and asserti...

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Softball Field Underway At Pascack Hills

Alexandra Truszkowska
September 29, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

First, it’s a walk up a hill on West Grand Ave. featuring many busy intersection crossings and then a mile trek to Memorial School. No, this isn’t the daily work out for the track team, but  merely what it takes the Pascack Hills High School softball team just to get to practice everyday after school....

New Learn-to-Learn Promotes Leadership

New Learn-to-Learn Promotes Leadership

September 28, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

This year, Robert Salgado and Frank Cherichello are teaching a Learn to Learn class, which teaches what it means to be a true leader and how to have respect for all. They have set many goals to break stigmas and the cultural divisions that society has set into place. This course will take place duri...

Dress Code Policy Reinforced with “Cool for School” Initiative

Dress Code Policy Reinforced with “Cool for School” Initiative

September 27, 2016
Filed under School News, Top Stories

On the first day of school, when Charleen Schwartzman, who goes by the name C-Schwa, had explained her new plan to reinforce the current dress code policy, there was immediate chatter among the students in the auditorium. As Schwartzman described how kids should be dressed “cool for school,” some stu...

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