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  • Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse

    Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse

    Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor

    March 29, 2017

    Head Coach: Craig Buckley (7th season) Last year’s record: 12-4 Key returnees: Conor Kimball (Sr., Att), Matt Haag (Jr., Def), Tommy Uhl (Sr., Def), Josh Tillis (Sr., Mid), Sean Tocci (Sr., Att) Key losses: Jimmy Spillane (Att/Mid), Mike Soravilla (Att), Joe Williams (Mid), James Setola (G...

    Midfielder Josh Tillis against Pascack HIlls in the charity scrimmage between the two schools. Tillis will look to be one of the driving forces on offense.

    Victoria Donofrio

  • A Celebration of Music

    A Celebration of Music

    Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer

    March 28, 2017

    Mrs. Argine Safari will be honored at Pascack Valley’s “Celebration of Music Education” event this Thursday at 7 p.m. The celebration will be held at PV and will be free and open to the public. “It's an event that will emphasize the importance of music education within our district,” sa...

    Mrs. Argine Safari with her Chamber and Concert Choir

    Curstine Guevarra

  • PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

    PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

    Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor

    March 27, 2017

    After seven seasons at the helm, Pascack Hills boys basketball coach Kevin Kirkby is stepping down. Kirkby’s resignation is on the agenda for Monday night’s Board of Education meeting at the Pascack Hills auditorium. Kirkby, a 1998 Pascack Valley graduate and former Division 1 baseball player at St....

    Kevin Kirkby's picture hangs in the hallway outside the new gym. The former standout baseball player at PV is stepping down after spending the last seven seasons as the Pascack Hills boys basketball coach.

  • Juniors take traditonal post-prom class trip

    Juniors take traditonal post-prom class trip

    Kyle Comito, Editor in Chief

    March 26, 2017

    After the Junior Ball last Thursday, the Pascack Valley Class of 2018 took their traditional Junior trip to New York City. On Friday, students in the class had a choice of either bowling or ice skating at Chelsea Piers, followed by lunch and games at Dave & Buster's. This video segment is made from...

    PV junior Andre Dabaghian talks about the junior class trip to Dave & Buster's.

A Celebration of Music

A Celebration of Music

Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer

Mrs. Argine Safari will be honored at Pascack Valley’s “Celebration of Music Education” event this Thursday at 7 p.m. The celebration will be held at PV and will be ...

March 28No Comments

PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor

After seven seasons at the helm, Pascack Hills boys basketball coach Kevin Kirkby is stepping down. Kirkby’s resignation is on the agenda for Monday night’s Board of Education m...

March 27No Comments

Juniors take traditonal post-prom class trip

Juniors take traditonal post-prom class trip

Kyle Comito, Editor in Chief

After the Junior Ball last Thursday, the Pascack Valley Class of 2018 took their traditional Junior trip to New York City. On Friday, students in the class had a choice of...

March 26No Comments

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Junior Ball Slideshow 2017

Junior Ball Slideshow 2017

Kyle Comito and Charlotte Atkinson

The Pascack Valley Junior Ball took place last Thursday, Mar. 23 at the Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale. The event included a cocktail hour, dinner, and music from...

March 26No Comments

Save your grades from tanking

Save your grades from tanking

Ally Botwinick, Staff Writer

Peyton Moro loves helping people. As a senior National Honor Society student tutor at Pascack Valley, Moro has found tutoring through the Think Tank program to be rewarding,...

March 7No Comments

The path to math

The path to math

Sofia Hassan, Staff Writer

(Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a multi-part series examining interesting stories about PV teachers from outside of the classroom. Whether it is an unusual hobby, a ...

March 6No Comments

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Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse

Spring Sports Preview: Boys Lacrosse

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor

Head Coach: Craig Buckley (7th season) Last year’s record: 12-4 Key returnees: Conor Kimball (Sr., Att), Matt Haag (Jr., Def), Tommy Uhl (Sr., Def), Josh Tillis (S...

March 29No Comments

PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

PV alum to step down as Pascack Hills boys basketball coach

Jake Aferiat, Sports Editor

After seven seasons at the helm, Pascack Hills boys basketball coach Kevin Kirkby is stepping down. Kirkby’s resignation is on the agenda for Monday night’s Board of Education m...

March 27No Comments

PV sports tweets this week

PV sports tweets this week

Noah Schwartz, Sports Writer

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March 20No Comments

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PV Theatre performs “Pippin”

PV Theatre performs “Pippin”

Claire Barnhart, Photographer

PVHS Theatre presented their spring musical, "Pippin" on March 17-19. The show was directed by Mr. Thomas Lupfer and Mrs. Merielle Lupfer. The pictures were taken during t...

March 19No Comments

“Pippin” flash mob surprises onlookers during lunch

“Pippin” flash mob surprises onlookers during lunch

March 17

Cast members from PV Theatre's production of "Pippin" performed a surprise number as a flash mob in the old gym Friday during lunch. "Pippin" opens tonight at 7 p.m. in the a...

Pippin: The Story of an Extra-Ordinary Man Has An Extra-Ordinary History

Pippin: The Story of an Extra-Ordinary Man Has An Extra-Ordinary History

March 17

This coming week, from Mar. 17 to 19, PV Theatre will proudly present an iconic Broadway classic on their stage: Pippin. This timeless tale tells the story of princ...

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Letter to the Editor: A divided nation must come together

Letter to the Editor: A divided nation must come together

Hugh Cassidy, Pascack Valley Student

The outcome of this past week’s presidential election has come as a shock to many. With both candidates being such polarizing figures for their respective ideologies and...

November 144 Comments

The dangerous meaning behind one of this year’s most popular Halloween costumes

The dangerous meaning behind one of this year’s most popular Halloween costumes

November 4

Editorial: Why the New Voices legislation must pass

Editorial: Why the New Voices legislation must pass

October 26

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