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Welcome to Camp, and Leave your Wand in the Car

Welcome to Camp, and Leave your Wand in the Car

Brandon Alvarado
May 19, 2015
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Editor's Note: Brandon Alvarado has just self-published the book he wrote for his senior project. His collection is titled Please Fall in Love With Me (And Other High School Wishes), and he has allowed The Smoke Signal to run this excerpt. His book is now available for purchase at amazon.com. I got my first job the summer before my sophomore year in high school. My parents made me get one not only ...

The Kids in the Hall: Keith

The Kids in the Hall: Keith

May 12, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Keith. Q: What grade are you in? A: Sophomore. Q: Why aren't...

The Kids in the Hall: Olivia

The Kids in the Hall: Olivia

May 6, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Olivia. Q: What grade are you in? A: Junior. Q: Why aren’t...

The Kids in the Hall: Jared

The Kids in the Hall: Jared

May 5, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Jared. Q: What grade are you in? A: Senior. Q: Why aren’t...

The Kids in the Hall: Jeffrey

The Kids in the Hall: Jeffrey

May 3, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Jeffrey. Q: What grade are you in? A: Sophomore. Q: Why aren’t...

The Kids in the Hall: Lexie

The Kids in the Hall: Lexie

April 30, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q:What’s your name? A: Lexie. Q: What grade are you in? A: Junior. Q: Can you interpret...

The Kids in the Hall: Tommy

The Kids in the Hall: Tommy

April 28, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Tommy. Q: What grade are you in? A: Junior. Q: Why aren’t...

The Kids in the Hall: Brooke

The Kids in the Hall: Brooke

April 26, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what they were thinking? What are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. Q: What’s your name? A: Brooke Q: What grade are you in? A: Junior Q: What's your...

An open letter on improving the state of our school bathrooms

An open letter on improving the state of our school bathrooms

Sydney Krantz, Staff Humorist
April 23, 2015
Filed under Humor

I would like to start by making it clear that I intend to address the staff and faculty as well as the student body, as this is an issue that affects the entire Pascack Valley High School community. In my near three years of experience with our school’s bathrooms, I have been able to identify several...

Weekly community news with Jess

Jessica Deer, Weekly Community News Writer
April 23, 2015
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Welcome to your town's local news! As interesting as PV is, it’s important to know what’s happening outside your community as well. This article will cover local news in River Vale, Hillsdale and anything deemed worthy in other nearby towns, with a bit of a satirical spin to keep things interesting. Has...

The Kids in the Hall: Sydney

The Kids in the Hall: Sydney

April 22, 2015
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So many kids wandering the halls, so many classes they need to be in. Have you ever wondered what's on their minds and what are they doing in the halls? Let’s meet the hall wanderers of Pascack Valley. This is the first installment in a recurring series. Q: What’s your name? A: Sydney Q: Wha...

Last week’s Valley Cup assembly: Another hot “green and white mess”

Last week’s Valley Cup assembly:  Another hot “green and white mess”

Brandon Alvarado, Staff Humorist
December 3, 2014
Filed under Humor, PV Life

Let’s be perfectly honest: this Valley Cup was a total green and white mess, and I loved every second of it. Let’s break it down. The first activity involved students from each grade eating a donut off of a string, eating a fresh Shop Rite pie, and then popping balloons with your body. I have...

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