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Reporting with Hills Pride

The Trailblazer

Reporting with Hills Pride

The Trailblazer

The 2022 Pascack Hills Myrtle Beach Team with coaches Michael Curatola (left), Tara Delmour (right side, on the left), and Erin Curatola (farthest right).
Broncos softball coach announces resignation
August 17, 2022

On Aug. 15, the resignation of Broncos head softball coach Erin Curatola was announced via @PHathletics on Twitter. The tweet revealed that Curatola...

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Topics that were suggested for this year’s goals include graduation/strategic planning, wellness, professional development, BOE member event attendance, and participation in New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) events.
BOE discusses goals, ethics at annual retreat
August 15, 2022

At their annual retreat, the Pascack Valley Regional High School District Board of Education discussed this year’s goals, summer programs,...

Outside of working, Bilotti enjoys reading, traveling, hiking, and tending to her indoor plants.
Meet the district’s new superintendent, Sarah Bilotti
June 15, 2022

[Editor’s note: Bilotti was previously interviewed by Paul Zeller, the district’s director of technology and communication, linked here....

From left to right: Pollinger, Wieland, and Piccini; Hills principal (center) and incoming assistant principals.
Piccini to join Wieland and Pollinger ‘as a team’
June 14, 2022

On June 6, Derek Piccini’s new position of assistant principal at Pascack Hills was approved by the Pascack Valley Regional High School District...

Shields (right) and a student on “dress like a teacher day.”
Martin Shields to retire at the end of 2021-22 school year
June 7, 2022

[Editor’s note: This article has been lightly edited for length and clarity.] After working at Pascack Hills for 20 years, science teacher...

A photo from Twitter used to announce Giordanos commitment.
Rising Hills junior commits to college for baseball
July 27, 2022

Multiple high school athletes don’t know where they want to attend college until their senior year. However, Pascack Hills starting pitcher,...

Walsh with the girls lacrosse team (top), Stewart (bottom left), and Bucco with some members of the boys lacrosse team (right).
NJ.com recognizes Hills lacrosse player, coaches in postseason honors
June 29, 2022

John Stewart and Dave Bucco were recognized by NewJersey.com as player of the year and coach of the year for boys lacrosse, respectively, on...

Max Zuckerman breaks pole vaulting records
Max Zuckerman breaks pole vaulting records
June 3, 2022

A Pascack Hills senior and track star, Max Zuckerman is the 2022 Bergen County Champion in pole vault. He has committed to Northeastern University...

Dasia Jarvis wins Female Athlete of the Year
Dasia Jarvis wins Female Athlete of the Year
June 2, 2022

What does it truly mean to be an “athlete of the year”? What must the athlete accomplish to be awarded with this prestigious title? After...

One of the boxes Gudin made through her project.
Rising Hills senior starts ‘Project Shoebox’
June 23, 2022

Isabella Gudin, a rising senior at Pascack Hills, recently started “Project Shoebox,” where she collects shoeboxes and health products to...

A group photo of Hills musicians with the middle schoolers.
Tri-M Music Honor Society collaborates with middle schoolers for project showcase
June 8, 2022

The Tri-M Project 2022 by the Tri-M Music Honor Society was aimed towards helping the musical development of students from Fieldstone Middle...

Hills students bring “The Little Mermaid Jr.” to the Fieldstone Middle School stage
Hills students bring “The Little Mermaid Jr.” to the Fieldstone Middle School stage
June 2, 2022

On May 13, the lights dimmed, the music began, and the curtains parted as the opening night of “The Little Mermaid Jr.” at Fieldstone Middle...

When someone dials 988, a certified counselor at a call center  will navigate them through the crisis.
988, the new digits of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
July 25, 2022

According to the Scientific American, nearly one out of every two people in the United States will suffer from depression, anxiety, or other...

Norma McCorvey (left) and her lawyer in front of the Supreme Court steps.
Roe v. Wade: Its history and overturn
July 8, 2022

The 1973 lawsuit Roe v. Wade resurfaced in the media after it was overturned on June 24 by the United States Supreme Court. While restrictions...

Image of Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.
Robb Elementary School shooting: The aftermath
June 20, 2022

On May 24, Salvador Ramos, an 18-year-old student at Uvalde High School, entered Robb Elementary School with a gun. The AR-15 assault weapon...

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Meet the Staff
Rily Alexander
Rily Alexander
Arts & Entertainment Editor
Rily Alexander is a sophomore at Hills. She joined the Trailblazer her freshman year as a staff writer and primarily wrote for the Life &
Sabrina Moe
Sabrina Moe
College Corner Editor
Sabrina Moe is a Hills senior. She joined the Trailblazer her sophomore year as a staff writer and edited for the In-Depth section her junior
Swift joined the band on stage on July 21 to perform a mash-up of her hit single, “Love Story,” and HAIM’s 2020 hit song, “Gasoline.”
Is Taylor Swift’s performance with HAIM in London the start of a new project?
August 1, 2022

HAIM, a three-sister pop band from Los Angeles, recently began their “One More HAIM Tour,” with stops in North America and Europe. Special...

‘Little Miss’ internet sensation
July 28, 2022

The recent “Little Miss,” “Little Mr.,” or “Little Mx.” trend has taken over social media and turned into a new, favorite meme. It...

Rising Hills junior commits to college for baseball
July 27, 2022

Multiple high school athletes don’t know where they want to attend college until their senior year. However, Pascack Hills starting pitcher,...

988, the new digits of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
July 25, 2022

According to the Scientific American, nearly one out of every two people in the United States will suffer from depression, anxiety, or other...

Beyoncé albums ranked
July 24, 2022

Ever since her part in the late 1990s girl group Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has become one of the most recognizable figures in...

Movie review: 'Where the Crawdads Sing'
July 23, 2022

As the silver screen flickered and the lights dimmed, the audience settled in their seats, anxious for the moving picture to begin. However,...

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