The Trailblazer

Jared Mitovich
Jared Mitovich joined the Trailblazer his freshman year as a staff writer. He has helped manage the Trailblazer's social media since his sophomore year, and in his junior year he edited the Opinion section. Now in his final year of high school, Mitovich is looking forward to working with Mackenzie Blowers as Editor-in-Chief along with the entire Trailblazer staff. You can follow him on Twitter at @jmitovich!

Fun fact: Mitovich once met a presidential candidate.

Jared Mitovich, Editor-in-Chief

Jan 14, 2021
Student Government to host Hills trivia game in support of #JackStrong (Story)
Jan 10, 2021
Hills goes fully remote on Jan. 11 after individual tests positive for Covid-19 (Story/Media)
Jan 04, 2021
New BOE members sworn in at reorganization meeting (Story/Media)
Dec 14, 2020
BOE discusses 8th period, honors students and departing members at final 2020 meeting (Story/Media)
Nov 25, 2020
Health officials move Pascack Valley Regional to fully remote instruction until Dec. 14 (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Pascack Hills reports positive Covid-19 test (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
The 2020 presidential election among Hills students (Story)
Oct 26, 2020
District reveals ‘student-led’ plan to select new mascots for Hills and Valley (Media)
Oct 25, 2020
Hills Covid case updates: Fully remote instruction to continue through Nov. 5 (Story/Media)
Oct 19, 2020
Hills Covid case updates: School to reopen tomorrow, Oct. 21 (Story/Media)
Oct 12, 2020
Board of Education presents communication plan at meeting (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2020
Who they are and where they stand: The Pascack Valley Regional Board candidates (Story/Media)
Sep 18, 2020
‘It was a whirlwind’: students, staff tackle unusual school year (Media)
Sep 16, 2020
Concluding three decades at Hills, Paspalas reflects on past and present challenges (Story)
Sep 11, 2020
Woodcliff Middle School goes all-remote after teacher tests positive for Covid-19 (Story)
Aug 31, 2020
Phil Paspalas, Hills assistant principal and athletic director, to retire in 2021 (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
‘No 100% guarantees’: Board approves plan to reopen schools (Story)
Jul 23, 2020
School reopening, mascot removal, Black Lives Matter discussed at July 23 Board meeting (Story/Media)
Jun 27, 2020
Police reform, mascot removal underscored at racial equity rally in Woodcliff Lake (Story/Media)
Jun 27, 2020
Media: Racial equity march held in Woodcliff Lake on Saturday (Story/Media)
Jun 26, 2020
What New Jersey’s school reopening guidelines may mean for Hills (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Amid vocal praise and criticism, Board says Cowboy and Indian mascot removal is final (Media)
Jun 24, 2020
Community responds to Trailblazer form on Cowboy removal (Story/Media)
Jun 23, 2020
Media: Community members protest against removal of Cowboy as Hills’ mascot (Story/Media)
Jun 22, 2020
Board of Education votes to remove Cowboy and Indian mascots at Hills and Valley (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Getting to know the 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Capturing the week of March 9, when our world changed (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
‘Confident’, ‘well-rounded’, and ‘the biggest heart’: Salutatorian Miranda Luo (Story)
Jun 08, 2020
Hills community plans and partakes in Black Lives Matter protests (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
‘It’s not just George Floyd’: Hills-Valley equity team plans protest (Story/Media)
Jun 02, 2020
Hills community prepares for reopened retail, dining June 15 (Media)
Jun 01, 2020
New Jersey reopenings: everything you need to know (Story/Media)
May 22, 2020
‘They did not have any tests’: how Covid-19 tore through the tri-state area (Story/Media)
May 14, 2020
AP students at Hills encounter errors submitting virtual exams (Story)
May 07, 2020
District announces tentative graduation plan to Class of 2020 students and parents (Story)
May 06, 2020
Board of Education approves Charleen Schwartzman as Hills’ next assistant principal (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
National Honor Society hosting contactless food drives outside members’ homes (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
DeMarrais approved as Pascack Valley principal for 2020-21 school year (Story)
Apr 10, 2020
Board of Education to recommend deMarrais step in as Pascack Valley principal (Story)
Apr 05, 2020
What ‘just doing my job’ now means (Story/Media)
Mar 20, 2020
College Board to develop condensed, at-home AP testing for students affected by Covid-19 (Story/Media)
Mar 11, 2020
‘Cowboys fight corona’: Pascack Hills community begins to feel impacts of novel virus (Story/Media)
Feb 24, 2020
The right moment to reconsider our mascots (Story/Media)
Dec 17, 2019
Bolstered by New Jersey Senator, US Senate Votes Unanimously to Recognize Armenian Genocide (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Pascack Hills Armenians React to US Recognition of Genocide: “It’s Been A Long Time Coming” (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Bill Clinton’s Impeachment Began Two Decades Ago. Trump’s Is Much Different (Story)
Jul 30, 2019
A Word About The Gilroy Shooting (Story/Media)
Apr 30, 2019
The Case Against Joe Biden for President (Story)
Dec 21, 2018
Pascack Hills finds itself in mist of vaping explosion (Story/Media)
Nov 01, 2018
In 2018, Voting Is More Important Than Ever (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
French Students Under 15 Banned From Using Their Phones In School (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Woodcliff Lake Seeks Indefinite Delay of PVRHSD Withdrawal Vote (Story)
Aug 17, 2018
After Becoming First $1 Trillion Company, Apple To Release 3 New iPhones (Story)
Jul 02, 2018
Instagram Launches IGTV: Is It A Viable YouTube Competitor? (Story)
Apr 26, 2018
10 Killed, 15 Injured When Driver Deliberately Mows Down Toronto Pedestrians (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Shooter Dead and 2 Students Shot in Maryland High School (Story)
Mar 13, 2018
Kim Jong Un Invites President Trump to Meet with Him (Story)
Feb 07, 2018
Amazon’s Futuristic Grocery Store Opens to the Public with No Lines or Cashiers (Story)
Dec 18, 2017
FCC Votes to Repeal Net Neutrality Laws: What Does It Mean? (Story)
Dec 11, 2017
Montvale Discusses Movie Theater, Townhouses; Woodcliff Lake Plans Affordable Housing (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
The Nuclear Tightrope: Why North Korea is a Serious Threat Under Trump (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
What the Las Vegas Shooting Means to Pascack Hills (Story)