The Trailblazer

The Life and Style section is edited by Christina Kim.

The Fear of Freshman Year

September 15, 2017

For most students, stepping into Pascack Hills is an exciting experience filled with Hills Pride. However, for freshman, this can be intimidating. Many freshmen are surrounded by  the fear of coming into th...

New Rimmel mascara is a must-have for drugstore makeup lovers

New Rimmel mascara is a must-have for drugstore makeup lovers

May 17, 2017

For those who don’t believe in spending what seems like a fortune on makeup products at stores like Sephora, drugstore makeup is the way to go. New to drugstores everywhere is Rimmel’s 24 HR SuperCurler...

Spring Fashion Trends 2017

March 27, 2017

As a sophomore in a public high school, where uniforms are not enforced, I, among all young teens, are able to express their style and who they are, through their outfit. As spring has just begun, all o...

Gifts for Him and Her

December 20, 2016

As the holidays are approaching, the pressure of gift shopping builds up, right until the day before Christmas Eve. To prevent the gift-giving problem of not knowing what to get your family and friends,...

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The Best Extended Black Friday and Cyber Monday Fashion and Beauty Deals

November 27, 2016

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, friends and family celebrate a long-running tradition, and then they hit the mall.  Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving where people look forward to amazing deals i...

Starbucks debuts 2016 holiday drinks

November 17, 2016

‘Tis the season to be jolly as the Starbucks’ annual holiday drinks arrive!  From Nov. 1, this coffee shop sold six different types of flavors to capture the essence of the holiday season and will ...

Restaurant Review: Farmhouse Café & Eatery

Restaurant Review: Farmhouse Café & Eatery

November 15, 2016

Farmhouse Café & Eatery is located at 301 Center Avenue in Westwood, N.J., and is the second restaurant to open in this chain. This rustic, family-friendly restaurant, originating in Cresskill, is ...

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Upcoming Winter Trends

November 15, 2016

As the wind becomes brittle and the trees become bare, fashion revamps itself, once again, for the upcoming season. From sweaters to bomber jackets, here are the top three trends this winter. Embroid...

Dessert Recipes for a Cozy Season

November 1, 2016

‘Tis the season for cozy afternoons filled with watching the leaves turn shades of warm tones, and having fun in the snow with your friends and family.  With delicious treats such as apples, pumpkins...

Jade Siegel (left), Olivia Izzo and Miranda Luo pose as Harlequinns for the Fieldstone Halloween carnival. (Photo by Jade Siegel)

Popular Halloween Costumes for 2016

October 31, 2016

Halloween is near and costumes are finally here! Every year people of all ages dress up as some sort of character, animal or something they love! Some people like to buy the nicest costumes for trick-or-treating...

How to survive Cowboy Country

How to survive Cowboy Country

September 27, 2016

As we get more into the swing of school, things become very routine and stressful. Here are some ways to change that and make the school year a more enjoyable, as well as means of developing methods t...

This photo was taken during the 2015-16 school year at a football game on home turf. Photo Credit: Allison Murphy

Goodbye summer! Four ways to start your school year right

August 27, 2016

Whether it is your freshman or senior year at Pascack Hills, the first day of the new school year might seem intimidating as it comes closer. Replacing sunscreen and bathing suits with backpacks and notebo...