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PV to hold fifth annual homecoming
PV Theatre announces roles for its fall drama
Pascack Valley stuns Northern Highlands in season opener
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‘The job grew, and I grew with it’
Photo Gallery: Summer in Montana and Wyoming
Finance Sam: Credit and Debit Cards
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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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Pascack Valley defeats Paramus for the first time since 2014

BJ McGrane, Sports Editor
September 21, 2019

Neither Paramus nor Pascack Valley lacked star power heading into Friday night’s game, as Paramus’ all-county quarterback and running back duo in Trevor Bopp and Kyle Jacob faced off against Valley’s dynamic duo of quarterback Stephen Begen and running back Jake Williams. All four players impressed in Valley’s 38-21 home win. PV’s offensive duo wasted no time before getting on the board, scoring on just four plays after the opening kickoff on a 36-yard rushing touchdown by Williams....

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Indians set to face first test against Paramus

Spencer Goldstein, Sports Editor
September 19, 2019

Pascack Valley vs Paramus When: Friday Sept. 20, 6 p.m. Where: Pascack Valley High School Current Records: Pascack Valley: 2-0 Paramus: 1-1   Pascack Valley will host the Paramus Spartans on Friday night as it looks to stay undefeated, coming in at 2-0 following a 42-14 trouncing of Dwight Morrow last week. The Indians have looked strong in all aspects of the game so far this season, outscoring their opponents a combined 69-14 through two weeks. Coached by Joe Sabella,...

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Gymnastics team aims to rebound after loss of last year’s seniors

Willy Higgins, Sports Writer
September 18, 2019

Coach: Alison Petaccia Last year’s record: 9-0 Key Returners: Amanda Solda (Senior, Pascack Valley), Rachael Shakarjian (Junior, Pascack Valley), Ashley Lowe (Junior, Pascack Valley), Hallie Wikfors (Senior, Pascack Hills), Maya Horowitz (Senior, Pascack Hills) Key Losses: Melissa Ricciardi and Marissa McGrane Key Newcomers: Bridget Coyle (Junior, Pascack Valley) and Kate Ng (Junior, Pascack Valley) Strength of team: The Pascack Valley Regional Gymnastics (PVRG) team consists of...

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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...

Tony Awards 2019 Breakdown

Jason Leibfried, Staff Writer
May 29, 2019

The 2019 Tony Award nominations were released on April 30 and will be awarded on June 9 of this year. The show airs on Sunday, June 9, at 8 p.m., on most streaming services or CBS. The season saw the premiere of 11 new musicals and two new revivals of musicals. The leading musicals by nominations this year were “Hadestown” at 14, “Ain’t Too Proud” at 12, “Tootsie” at 11, and “Beetlejuice”...

‘What it truly means to be an Indian in America’

Rachel Cohen, Staff Editor
May 7, 2019

(Editor’s note: The opinions expressed in this article are not necessarily those of The Smoke Signal or its staff.) The Battle of Little Bighorn. The Massacre at Wounded Knee. The Fort Laramie Treaty. Since the founding of our country, Native Americans have been swept under the covers. When walking around the halls of Pascack Valley, one can see students wearing merchandise with a stereotyped...

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