The Smoke Signal

Emily Sohl began working at George’s Grill in Westwood as a waitress during her freshman year; however, she has recently been promoted to manager.
Seniors working through the pandemic
Sarah Shapiro and Emily Moy June 14, 2021

PV senior and file clerk at Barrett Lazar insurance law firm Allison Garrett found that her co-workers were “very friendly and welcoming,” although she also recognized...

Brothers Sean and Kevin Cuffe will be commissioned as officers  into the army following their graduations from West Point University and Lehigh University.
'It's important to do something to give back'
PV Seniors to join military training programs during college
Abby Shapiro and Cameron Dolan June 14, 2021

(Editor's Note: The caption of the featured image has been corrected for accuracy purposes from "enlisting in the army" to "commissioned as officers in the army.")  Senior...

Seniors Annie Madden and Megan Sgroi are EMTs with the Hillsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Madden started riding during her sophomore year, and Sgroi started riding this past August.
Seniors' experiences in EMT program
Sarah Shapiro and Emily Moy June 14, 2021

Senior and Emergency Medical Technician Aishwarya Pathri’s first call was “a lot more chaotic” than what she had practiced during class — especially since the patient...

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The PV Logo Selection Committee held its first meeting Thursday, April 15. Director of Technology and Communication Paul Zeller outlined the meeting and process in an email sent to the PV Student Publication.
PV Logo Selection Committee holds first meeting, outlines process
Ellie Kim, Editor in Chief • April 19, 2021

(Editor’s Note: The PV Student Publication received an email from district Director of Technology and Communication Paul Zeller, outlining the PV Logo Committee’s first...

The Pascack Valley Indian mascot was removed in June of 2020. Since then, community members have continued to express their dissatisfaction through calling into Board of Education meetings and posting on social media.
Editorial: It's time to move on from the mascot discussion
PV Student Publication Editorial Board April 12, 2021

(Editor’s Note: This is the last planned piece in our coverage package, “What’s in a Name?”) Now that the Indian mascot is gone for good, it’s time to move on.   Some...

Over 68% of individuals who participated in PV
What is a panther?
Spencer Goldstein, Editor in Chief • March 24, 2021

In a schoolwide ballot on Feb. 25, 648 Pascack Valley students and faculty voted for the Panthers to become PV’s new mascot; however, how many of them truly know what a...

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‘I wanted to be able to teach everyone’
‘I wanted to be able to give back’
Faculty and student council welcomes the Class of 2025
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Nick Savariego fumbled the ball off of a kick return. This lead him to be upset after the hard defeat to Ramapo.
Ramapo defeats Valley by a score of 40-13
Noah Silver, Sports Editor • September 10, 2021

Friday night at 6 P.M Valley faced one of its top rivals in Ramapo at Pascack Valley. The final score of the game was 40-13 Ramapo. Due to a high scoring game in Ramapo’s...

Celina Bussanich passes to her teammate as they prepare for the next game against Immaculate Heart at 2:00 on Saturday.
Girl's soccer relies on younger players to lead them to victory
Jake Dubois, Sports Writer • September 10, 2021

Coach: Amy Lombardo 13th Season  Last year’s record: 8-4 Key Returners: Amanda Polyniak(Soph.), Tori Criscuolo (Jr.), Julia Conjour (Jr.), and Isabel Forcellati (Sr.). Key...

Ethan Schwartz chips the ball over the defender avoiding a slide tackle.
Valley boys soccer looks to lean on their "core group"
Aidan Burke, Sports Writer • September 10, 2021

Coach: Luciano Cofrancesco (3rd year) Last year’s record: 3-9 Key Returners: Nico Bonanos (Sr. Forward), Mike Caminneci (Sr. Forward), Preston So (Sr. Midfielder),...

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‘Loki’:  A confusing and messy show

Danielle Braune, Staff Writer
September 15, 2021

To explain the plot of “Loki,” one of Disney+’s newest Marvel shows, we need to review an event that occurred in Avengers: Endgame. During the film, a handful of the Avengers (Ant Man, Captain America, the Hulk, and Iron Man) time travel back to 2012 New York City in search of three Infinity stones (the Space, Mind, and Time Stones) that happen to all be present there, during one of their...

‘Shadow and Bone’: A series that you need to binge-watch

Ioanna Tsompanellis, Staff Writer
June 11, 2021

As someone who enjoys books and watching TV, I personally love adaptations of the stories I read. It’s exciting to see a version of your favorite fictional characters you’ve imagined in your head being brought to life on screen. And while, in some adaptations, your expectations might end up being deceived, Shadow and Bone is an example of the exact opposite.    Based on the fantasy...

‘The Falcon and The Winter Soldier’: A powerful show

Danielle Braune, Staff Writer
June 3, 2021

I know many of my reviews start off similar to how I'm about to start this one, but hey — some things need to be screamed about. Sam Wilson is so effortlessly cool; nothing but respect for the Falcon. In a post-Endgame setting, Marvel’s United States of America wants to keep up the country’s morale, so it instates a new Captain America to fight around the world. However, this man is...

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Create Your Own Utopia Podcast
Create Your Own Utopia Podcast
Hailey Migdal, Video Editor • April 19, 2021

  In a non-perfect world filled with hardship and struggle, each one of us is presented with a gift. The gift that we all possess is the...

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