The Smoke Signal

  • Pascack Valley looks to rebound in Demarest
  • ‘The drive to school: The bloodbath’
  • Athlete of the Week: Brayden Schwartz
  • PVRG ready for 2018 season
  • Wednesday Morning Quarterback: Indians have room for improvement
  • Indians suffer tough road loss
  • Pascack Valley football set for big road test
  • British native among new teachers at PV
  • Wednesday Morning Quarterback: Indians win opener over Dwight Morrow
  • Pascack Valley wins in blowout fashion in season opener
Veteran PV teacher takes charge as English Department Supervisor
District removes two teaching positions and phases out program
Teachers discuss Standards-Based Grading in their classrooms
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British native among new teachers at PV
Welcome back!
‘I’ve had a great run’
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Pascack Valley looks to rebound in Demarest
Athlete of the Week: Brayden Schwartz

Athlete of the Week: Brayden Schwartz

September 20, 2018

PVRG ready for 2018 season

PVRG ready for 2018 season

September 20, 2018

Wednesday Morning Quarterback: Indians have room for improvement

Wednesday Morning Quarterback: Indians have room for improvement

September 18, 2018

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Freshman Year: The Time of My Life

Ilmie Xhaferi, Staff Writer
June 11, 2018

As I took my first steps through the doors of Pascack Valley, I took a pause, thinking to myself, “This is going to be my home for the next four years.” Now that this school year is coming to an end, I have finally understood what the phrase “time flies when you're having fun.” Although I have only been at this school for one year, it feels like  have come along way from being a lost and...

Reel Talk: Episode Three

Matt Ricciardi and Jake Lutz
June 7, 2018

In this episode of  Reel Talk, junior Matt Ricciardi and sophomore Jake Lutz review the short-film series "Cropsey" that was created by PV senior Casey Lewis and Video Production teacher Mr. Michael Sherman.

Reel Talk: Episode Two

Jake Lutz, Matt Ricciardi, and Erik Manino
June 4, 2018

Reel Talk is a new segment on The Smoke Signal created by Jake Lutz, Matt Ricciardi, and Erik Mannino. There will  be new videos every week in which Lutz and Ricciardi review new films.

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PV Bro Squad hosts 10th anniversary a cappella festival

Ariela Alfonso, Zana Allajbegu, Curstine Guevarra, and Tara Healy
June 8, 2018

Argine Safari, the choir teacher at Pascack Valley and 2017 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year’s, favorite memory with the Bro Squad took place in 2013 in Philadelphia for a choral competition. On a Saturday morning, they were heading down the streets of Philadelphia to get to their next destination. They noticed a bridal party coming out of one of the hotels, heading to a wedding. The boys...

PV Theatre performs “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”

Curstine Guevarra, Photo Editor
March 18, 2018

PV Theatre performed their spring musical, "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" on Thursday, Mar.16 to Saturday, Mar. 17. The musical was musically directed by Mr. Michael Mahadeen, choreographed by Mrs. Francesca Silvano and Ms. Kelsey McGrail, and directed by Mr. Thomas Lupfer and Mrs. Merielle Lupfer. "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" is about J. Pierrepont Finch...

Valentine’s Day Talent Night

Zana Allajbegu, Meghan Lee, and Evan Mathai
February 6, 2018

PV choir held  their annual Valentine's Day Talent Night on Feb. 1. PV senior Ryan Muska and Michael Sherman, PV's video production teacher, hosted the night. Acts included singing, dancing, and instrumental pieces. All performances can be viewed here. Ariela Alfonso, Tirso Ballesteros, Curstine Guevarra and Jared Diva dance Tinikling, a Filipino Folk Dance. Aaron Correa perform Back...

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Pascack Valley High School's Official News Site: Where there's smoke, there's fire.
Pascack Valley High School's Official News Site: Where there's smoke, there's fire.