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Israeli Veterans visit PV
Pascack Valley holds first lip dub
PV seniors raise money for Veterans
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Class of 2019 College Map
Senior Award Recipients
Senior Prom 2019
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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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PV hosts spring Signing Day ceremony

Spencer Goldstein, BJ McGrane, and Willy Higgins
June 7, 2019

Nine Pascack Valley seniors who will be continuing their athletic careers in college participated in a signing ceremony on Friday, May 31st in the auditorium. Ten seniors signed this spring to playing sports in college, however Arianna Quevedo was not present at the event. “I think it’s a wonderful chance to highlight what they’ve achieved. To be able to be a student athlete in college is a tremendous accomplishment and honor,” said PV Athletic Director Shawn Buchanan.

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Valley falls to Roxbury in State Sectional Semifinal

BJ McGrane, Sports Writer
May 31, 2019

Pascack Valley baseball played in the North 1, Group 3 semifinals game against Roxbury that took place on Wednesday and Thursday. The game was postponed in the 6th inning on Wednesday due to inclement weather and was resumed on Thursday.         After going down 3-0, Pascack Valley needed a spark. And that's exactly what they got to end the top of the 4th inning. Pascack Valley was not able to capitalize with runners at the corners in the...

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An Indian turned Scarlet Knight

Willy Higgins, Sports Writer
May 29, 2019

Nine years ago, Mike Greengarten was celebrating amongst his best friends on the baseball diamond after winning the 2010 Bergen County Championship for Pascack Valley.   He described this moment as the highlight of his PV career. However, playing shortstop and second base for PV coach Will Lynch was not enough to satisfy his athletic craving. When Greengarten was at PV, he was heavily involved in the sports programs. He played numerous sports, including baseball, soccer, and track. “I...

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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...

‘Putting together the pieces’

Shauna McLean, Pascack Valley Student
March 27, 2019

(Editor’s note: Shauna McLean is a senior at Pascack Valley and a prominent member of the student body. She is the president of PV's Debate Team and the co-editor of the LitMag. McLean has written two Letters to the Editor before, but this is her first Op-Ed for The Smoke Signal.) I didn’t go to Unity in the Valley alone. My father canceled a conference call so that we could attend together....

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PVTV S02 EP09

(Editors Note: Although it is not a Smoke Signal product, we display PVTV episodes produced by the Advanced Video Production classes as a service to the community.)

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