The Trailblazer

Meet the Board candidate: Michael Weaver

Meet the Board candidate: Michael Weaver

October 27, 2020

The Trailblazer's interview with Michael Weaver, a candidate for the open Montvale seat of the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in the 2020 election.

“I just want to acknowledge the work of all the staff… it has just been a daily rollercoaster,” Board President Tammy Molinelli said of the Covid-19 situation.

District reveals ‘student-led’ plan to select new mascots for Hills and Valley

October 26, 2020

The Board of Education and members of the public discussed and debated the selection process of new mascots for Hills and Valley and the original decision.

The announcement comes after another individual at Hills reported a positive test last Monday before school, forcing the school to close for two days.

Hills Covid case updates: Fully remote instruction to continue through Nov. 5

October 25, 2020

One individual at Hills reported a positive Covid-19 test last Monday and another on Saturday, prompting two contact tracing investigations that quarantined students and teachers.

The color guard at practice. On Oct. 2, the group was revived under the direction of Mr. Ryan Dore and Ms. Adria Warfield. From left: Giuliana Balboni, Scianna Scott, and Rachael Lokshin.

A colorful addition to the Hills marching band

October 20, 2020

Incorporating a color guard into this year’s marching band was not one of Mr. Ryan Dore’s priorities; however, when the idea was suggested by a student, he decided that he “was down to give it a shot.”

Less than an hour before class on Monday, an individual at Hills reported a positive Covid-19 test to the district.

Hills Covid case updates: School to reopen tomorrow, Oct. 21

October 19, 2020

"[T]he individual who tested positive, and all who were in close contact with this individual, will not be in the building until their respective quarantine periods are over," Superintendent Erik Gundersen explained.

Meet the Board candidate: Kelly Blundy

Meet the Board candidate: Kelly Blundy

October 16, 2020

The Trailblazer's interview with Kelly Blundy, a candidate for the Woodcliff Lake seat of the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in the 2020 election.

Meet the Board candidate: David Steinberg

Meet the Board candidate: David Steinberg

October 15, 2020

The Trailblazer's interview with David Steinberg, a Board member and candidate for the Woodcliff Lake seat of the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in the 2020 election.

TAC members at the Relay for Life on May 18, 2019.

Salsa for the Susan G. Komen foundation

October 13, 2020

Teens Against Cancer, also known as TAC, is currently selling salsa to raise money for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It will end on Oct. 13.

The Board of Education along with Superintendent Erik Gundersen and student representatives Aria Chalileh and Connor Flinn.

Board of Education presents communication plan at meeting

October 12, 2020

"[W]hile the Board has done legally what it’s required to do as far as advertising agendas, in today’s world, people aren’t looking for information; they want the information to come to them," said Zeller.

Who they are and where they stand: The Pascack Valley Regional Board candidates

Who they are and where they stand: The Pascack Valley Regional Board candidates

October 9, 2020

Take an exclusive look at each of the eight candidates for the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in this year's election.

Meet the Board candidate: Pat Luisi

Meet the Board candidate: Pat Luisi

October 9, 2020

The Trailblazer's interview with Pat Luisi, a candidate for one of the two open Hillsdale seats of the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in the 2020 election.

Meet the Board candidate: Kristin Martin

Meet the Board candidate: Kristin Martin

October 9, 2020

The Trailblazer's interview with Kristin Martin, a candidate for one of the two open Hillsdale seats of the Pascack Valley Regional Board of Education in the 2020 election.