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Romance emerges in times of horror

Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016
Filed under Arts

With so many new horror films coming out in the next few months, such as The Forest or The Green Inferno, those of us who do not enjoy those kinds of movies may feel the choices are limited on movie/date night. However, a film that has aired a few months ago may be the one to consider if you are not a ...

Spotlighting scandal and the elegance of the reporter

Spotlighting scandal and the elegance of the reporter

Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer
January 4, 2016
Filed under Arts

This past weekend, I viewed the film “Spotlight” and exited shocked and astonished. This particular film is one that covers a very heavy subject: the sexual assault of boys that occurred within Boston’s Catholic churches a few years back. In many cases that would make a film slow, depressing, a...

PV Choir visits the Metropolitan

PV Choir visits the Metropolitan

Robyn Roznitsky, Staff Editor
December 22, 2015
Filed under Arts

On Wednesday, Dec. 9, PV Choir went on a field trip to the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City. The trip lasted from 1 p.m. to midnight. It included a backstage tour about the history, process, and behind-the-scenes work involved with the Met and each performance. Then the choir walked to t...

The Force Awakens: Bringing Star Wars back to its former glory

The Force Awakens: Bringing Star Wars back to its former glory

Jake Barcelona, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
Filed under Arts

At this point, most "Star Wars" fans have their tickets pre-ordered and are giddy in anticipation for "The Force Awakens." Fans will enjoy how much effort is put into referencing the original trilogy and how faithful it is to the "Star Wars" name. For those who are still skeptical about the movie,...

PV Choir and Band perform in Holiday Concert

PV Choir and Band perform in Holiday Concert

Kayla Barry, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
Filed under Arts

PV's band and choir displayed their talent at the annual Holiday Concert yesterday at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. The concert was free, but refreshments were sold in the main lobby. All choirs, such as mixed choir, concert choir, chamber choir, and Bro Squad, performed in the concert during the second...

Tri-M Music Honor Society members to perform concert

Tri-M Music Honor Society members to perform concert

Chandni Shah, Staff Editor
December 17, 2015
Filed under Arts

Members of the Pascack Valley High School Tri-M Music Honor Society are set to perform a concert this Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. in the school's auditorium during their induction ceremony. Tri-M Music Honor Society comprises of accomplished musicians here at PV. Tri-M Music Honors Society is an inte...

Students and teachers perform in Lit Out Loud

Students and teachers perform in Lit Out Loud

Ashley Lagrosa, Social Media Coordinator
December 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, Video

On Thursday night, PV LitMag OutsideIn held their annual Lit Out Loud. Here are some highlights from that night. Veronica Carbonell & Jessica Snyder performing "Safe and Sound" by Taylor Swift Blair Abney performing poetry Mr. Gotliffe performing original literature Emma Su...

PV Litmag to host LOL event

PV Litmag to host LOL event

Nicole Zamlout, Staff Writer
December 8, 2015
Filed under Arts

Are you a big patron of the arts? Do you like to hear PV students' original music and writing? And feasting your eyes on incredible art? Then PV Litmag's Lit Out Loud event might be for you. Lit Out Loud, or LOL, is an event hosted by PV's Literary and Art Magazine. Litmag is made up of a small cluster...

PV Choir performs at MSU Choral Festival

PV Choir performs at MSU Choral Festival

Robyn Roznitsky, Staff Editor
December 7, 2015
Filed under Arts

Last Wed., the Pascack Valley Chamber Choir, under the direction of Mrs. Argine Safari, participated in the NJSMA sponsored Montclair State University Choral Festival. There were a total of 10 participating choirs from multiple high schools in New Jersey that were given the opportunity to perform...

Valley Cup Slideshow

Valley Cup Slideshow

Curstine Guevarra, Photo Editor
November 30, 2015
Filed under Arts

Pascack Valley had its second Valley Cup last Thursday, November 25. The events included a "hungry hippo" challenge, a lip sync battle, and staff vs. student volleyball.

“Letters to Sala” photo essay

“Letters to Sala” photo essay

Curstine Guevarra, Photo Editor
November 23, 2015
Filed under Arts

PVHS Theatre presented their fall drama, Letters to Sala, on Thursday, November 19, Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. The show was directed by Mr. Tom Lupfer and Mrs. Merielle Lupfer.

Photo essay: Storm King Arts Center

Photo essay: Storm King Arts Center

November 20, 2015
Filed under Arts

Miss Christine Back's Advanced Photo class visited Storm King Arts Center in New Windsor, N.Y. in October and returned with these images. Photos by: 1-4. Adam Aloi 5-7. Corinne Schroeder 8-9. Jasmine Abraham 10-12. Paxton Horvath 13. Sam Riley 14-15. Shannon Solotar

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