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Smoke Signal hosts ‘Life with Layla’ screening
Harvesters’ club collects donations for foster care families
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‘This place is paradise’
Behind the scenes with NJ filmmaker
Seniors show off Halloween costumes
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Teachers Take On Teen Slang
A look inside the Bro Squad
Teachers Take On: Dancing
Teachers Take On: Valentine’s Day

Teachers Take On: Valentine’s Day

February 21, 2019

What High Schoolers Are Wearing: Part 1

What High Schoolers Are Wearing: Part 1

January 14, 2019

Teachers Take On: Snapchat

Teachers Take On: Snapchat

December 7, 2018

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Athlete of the Week: Jenna Joroff

Mason Baronian, Sports Writer
November 15, 2019

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Indians set to host Garfield in sectional semifinals

Spencer Goldstein, Sports Editor
November 15, 2019

Pascack Valley vs Garfield When: Friday Nov. 15, 6 p.m. Where: Pascack Valley High School Regular Season Records: Pascack Valley: 6-2 Garfield: 6-2   After blowing out Demarest 41-0 last week in round one, the Indians are set to host Garfield in the North 1, Group 3 sectional semifinals on Friday night with a N1, G3 championship berth on the line. The winner will advance to play whoever emerges from Friday night’s Ramapo–West Side (Newark) matchup with a trip to MetLife...

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High school sports ‘level up’

BJ McGrane and Mason Baronian
November 11, 2019

It’s crunch time. The game is on the line. Everyone is watching. Every athlete’s dream is to have the chance to win the game for his or her team. But maybe it is not every athlete’s dream to win on the field or on the court. Some Pascack Valley students have the dream of winning the only contest that takes place on a screen: esports. The world of sports is quickly transforming, and many esports leagues already exist. The NBA 2K League, a league in which the athletes who take part...

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Editorial: Seniors need to take responsibility for losing privileges

Smoke Signal Editorial Board
October 15, 2019

Leading up to their senior year, students look forward to gaining the privilege to leave the building during lunch and park in the Pascack Valley parking lot.  This year, this opportunity was not obtained by around 70 seniors, according to Pascack Valley Assistant Principal John Puccio, who either had 20 combined absences and tardies, received more than one D letter grade, or were penalized for...

‘Beetlejuice: The Musical’ is filled with twists and surprises

Jason Leibfried, Staff Writer
September 22, 2019

A giant neon sign reading “Betelgeuse Betelgeuse” and a Tim Burton-esque proscenium capped off with purple and pink lights swirling around the theatre? Add a little “Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!” and you are in for the fright of your life. Recently, I saw the Broadway Musical “Beetlejuice: The Musical, The Musical, The Musical (which for the sake of the article, will just be...

Support for South Dakota

Ellie Kim, Staff Editor
September 9, 2019

(Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those of The Smoke Signal or its staff.) I watched as the buildings and restaurants quickly turned into rolling plains and cornfields on the bus drive from the hotel in Rapid City to the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation for three hours. The reservation was a tiny town located in the middle of nowhere.  As part of...

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(Editors Note: Although it is not a Smoke Signal product and has no affiliation with our publication, as a service to our community we display PVTV episodes which are produced by the Advanced Video Production classes.)

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