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Robotics team hosts Letter of Intent signing event

Robotics team hosts Letter of Intent signing event

May 26, 2016
Filed under School News

On Wednesday, May 16, the Pascack Pi-Oneers – the Robotics team for students of the Pascack Valley Regional High School District – participated in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics National Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony for their graduating seniors. The ni...

A preview of the 2016 Arts Festival

A preview of the 2016 Arts Festival

Olivia Lein
May 25, 2016
Filed under A&E, School News, Top Stories

On June 1, Pascack Hills High School will host their annual “Celebration of the Arts” festival from 7-9 p.m. Students from the fashion design, choir, band, culinary arts, engineering and design, interior design, crafts, art, and photography classes have toiled all year to have their work featured a...

PH Student Self-Publishes Collection of Poems

PH Student Self-Publishes Collection of Poems

Jackson Cianciulli
May 25, 2016
Filed under A&E, Books, School News

It’s no secret that talent lurks throughout the halls of Pascack Hills, but it’s always a pleasant surprise to find out that the girl you sit next to in journalism class is actually an incredibly talented musician, athlete, or sketch artist. Today that girl is junior Sophie Miller, who has recently publis...

Want to Hear a Joke? Sleep. I Know, Hills Students Don’t Get it Either

Want to Hear a Joke? Sleep. I Know, Hills Students Don’t Get it Either

Max Miller
May 25, 2016
Filed under Health/Fitness, School News, Top Stories

Sleep deprivation among youth has become an epidemic. During sleep, important bodily functions and brain activity occur, such as decrease in blood pressure, increase of blood supply to muscles, growth of tissue, restoration of energy, and the release of hormones. If you don’t get enough sleep, it can prov...

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

McDonald Resigns as Volleyball Coach

May 20, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Sports Top Stories, Top Stories

After 11 years coaching, Coach Shawn McDonald stepped down from her position as head volleyball coach for the Pascack Hills volleyball program this past week. Due to her husband’s recent job promotion, Coach McDonald made the decision to resign from her spot as head coach in order to take care of her...

Pascack Hills’ Heather Lutz named 2016 Sister Rose Thering Award recipient

Pascack Hills’ Heather Lutz named 2016 Sister Rose Thering Award recipient

May 18, 2016
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The usual smile consistently plastered on the face of Pascack Hills’ English teacher Mrs. Heather Lutz was even brighter this past Monday after hearing that she would be this year’s recipient of the Sister Rose Thering Award. The humanitarian award came especially as a surprise to the English and...

Pedals for Progress

Pedals for Progress

Trailblazer
May 16, 2016
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Pedals for Progress, in its continuing effort to recycle bicycles properly, is having a used bike collection sponsored by Pascack Hills High School Environmental Club. Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to donate his or her bike to this worthy cause. We do not...

Hills Wins 2016 County Championship

Hills Wins 2016 County Championship

Jake Bellmer
May 13, 2016
Filed under School News, Sports, Top Stories

Pascack Hills Cowboys are the 2016 Bergen County Freshmen Tournament Champions after beating No. 2 seed Ramapo 7-0, on May 8 at Don Bosco Prep High School in the 44th Annual Freshman Baseball Tournament. The last time Hills won was 1986. Ryan Ramsey pitched a terrific game, throwing a complete game three...

Senioritis: its presence at Pascack Hills

Senioritis: its presence at Pascack Hills

May 12, 2016
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Ask any senior at Pascack Hills High School about the concept of senioritis and you will hear similar things. The supposed affliction causes students in their final year of their relative education to decline in motivation and overall performance—and the time has come for Pascack Hills students to...

Teen Anxiety (Not) on the Rise at Pascack Hills

Teen Anxiety (Not) on the Rise at Pascack Hills

Elena Boggio
May 10, 2016
Filed under Health/Fitness, School News, Top Stories

On Wednesday, May 4, the Hills Valley Coalition hosted an evening dedicated to educating parents and teens about teen anxiety. The event aimed to bring more attention to teen anxiety and how, as a community, we can work together to deal with this widespread issue. Starting at 6 p.m., the Mental Health Resour...

A New Dawning: Introducing the Class of 2016

A New Dawning: Introducing the Class of 2016

Jenna Tocatlian and Sophie Mazzei
May 9, 2016
Filed under School News

This year’s fashion show was a hit! With the theme “A New Dawning,” students strutted their stuff down the runway in style. The Fashion Show is run by the Parent Faculty Association (PFA) , which uses the profits from the show to fund Safe Graduation for the seniors, among many more things. Thanks...

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