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February horoscopes

February horoscopes

Nicole Ensmann

February 10, 2020

  Aries (March 21- April 19): This month will be filled with a lot of work. Whether it be because you are playing one of Hills many winter sports and are trying to manage school work, you will be able to handle all the work with relative ease. Although you may experience some stress due to a la...

Tik Tok security

Tik Tok security

Keira Ferrentino

February 4, 2020

 Kids around the app of Tik Tok are posting their phone numbers on their videos and asking people to contact them. The app of Tik Tok is a very popular app at the moment. But the dangers in your phone number is what you don’t know. Your phone number contains so much of your personal informati...

Cross-contamination and AirPods: The dirty truth

Cross-contamination and AirPods: The dirty truth

Michael Bease

January 2, 2020

Many students at hills wear AirPods through the hall and in classes. AirPods get dirty really fast especially the case.  Some students share their AirPods with other students and cross-contaminate each other’s ears with ear wax which is completely disgusting. “I just got the new AirPods Pro and the...

Winter skin care

Winter skin care

Kate Zydor

January 2, 2020

It is important that each and every individual assembles a good skincare routine for themselves, in order to maintain a hydrated and glowing complexion. 

January horoscopes

January horoscopes

Nicole Ensmann

December 29, 2019

Aquarius (January 21- February 18)       The influence of the planets is saying that this month will be rather slow and you will lose some of your ambition. However, this only means that you should try harder to keep your head held high. To add on, this month is a prime time for encountering new roma...

December Horoscopes

December Horoscopes

Nicole Ensmann

December 8, 2019

Sagittarius (November 22- December 21): This month, Jupiter will be arriving to the midpoint of your house of friends. This means that this is your time to mix and mingle with other people that may be outside your comfort zone so sit next to a peer that you never met before or stir up a new conv...

Two Weeks, Three Countries: A Travel Experience

Two Weeks, Three Countries: A Travel Experience

Caity Parkes

December 3, 2019

A two-week European vacation is not a common experience for the typical teenager. However, in the Pascack Hills community, many are lucky enough to travel and explore the lands that are discussed in history class. Yet, few are able to experience the local life of these foreign nations.  With wint...

Five Fall Festivities in New York City That Can’t Be Missed

Five Fall Festivities in New York City That Can’t Be Missed

Briana Keenan

November 3, 2019

From weekends to long breaks, students have opportunities to be a New York City tourist throughout autumn. If they are not busy with their studies, they can take a drive with their family or friends and explore the following attractions:    Top of the Rock    This location al...

Not Your Typical High School Sweethearts: The Goodmans

Not Your Typical High School Sweethearts: The Goodmans

Simmie Brisman

February 14, 2019

Sometimes you meet your soulmate in high school, however that doesn’t mean you are still necessarily enrolled in high school. This was the case for, Doug Goodman and Janet Goodman, teachers who met when they started working at Pascack Hills. As both teachers explained, they had been around each other thei...

Love at New Teacher Orientation: The Buccos

Love at New Teacher Orientation: The Buccos

Simmie Brisman

February 14, 2019

Whether Valentine’s day is spent with a significant other, or your closest friends and family, the holiday is at the forefront of the minds of Pascack Hills students. However, the students aren’t the only ones who capture the spirit of this Hallmark holiday. Back in September of 2008, Lauren and Dave m...

AirPods: The Ubiquitous Product of Pascack Hills

AirPods: The Ubiquitous Product of Pascack Hills

Jolie Newman

February 1, 2019

You’re sitting at your desk, doing some homework while jamming out to your favorite tunes with the aid of your simple, classic earbuds. In the middle of a pre-calculus problem, you accidentally throw your notebook across the room in frustration. As it comes time to pick up that object of disgust, you ...

Body Shaming is Out, Self-Love is In

Body Shaming is Out, Self-Love is In

Christina Kim

December 20, 2018

This past year, the portrayals of self love and appreciation for others have been very relevant. Whether it is seen in videos clogging up our feed, our favorite Netflix show, or even a recently released book, there are lessons of teaching one how to be their best-selves all around us. The specific con...