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Towey and 'The People'

Towey and ‘The People’

Sarah Buttikofer and Hailey Migdal January 25, 2021

Senior Kyle Towey’s musical journey started years ago when he would sing with his grandma. Soon after he began singing, people began complimenting his voice. “I was always in musical theater...

Lucy and Josie as Emily Schroeder outside their trailer filming Boardwalk Empire. This show later won a SAG Award and Josie and Lucy traveled to L.A.

Take Two

Sarah Buttikofer, Staff Editor January 20, 2021

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the PV Music Department's 2020 Winter Concert will be held virtually. It will take place on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. and be available for viewing free of charge.

PV Music Department to host first virtual Holiday Concert

Spencer Goldstein and Ellie Kim December 17, 2020

Pascack Valley’s Music Department will be hosting its first virtual Holiday Concert on Thursday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. It will be available via a YouTube premiere link, which can be found on the Music Department's...

Sophomore Evie Higgins stands for a picture with famous actor Pete Davidson. Both were cast in 2019 movie,

PV sophomore cast in movie

Sophie Kolax, Staff Writer November 3, 2020

A few days before PV sophomore Evie Higgins’ 2019 summer vacation, Higgins got a call that she wasn't expecting, offering her a new opportunity. “I got called by a casting agent for Universal; they...

The movie,

‘The Call of the Wild’: Not your average dog tale

Danielle Braune, Staff Writer February 24, 2020

Many movie-goers purposefully don’t see movies with dogs because they know they will be sobbing afterwards. That notion reigned true with “The Call of the Wild.” “The Call of the Wild” was...

‘Birds of Prey’: A comical and action packed film

Danielle Braune, Staff Writer February 16, 2020

Newly single Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) kicks off “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” by wiggling herself out of yet another near-death experience by promising she...

Junior Jack Crown performing his

PV Choir holds annual Valentine’s Day Talent Night

Rachel Cohen and Olivia Moreno February 13, 2020

Pascack Valley students took the stage for PV Choir's annual Valentine's Day Talent Night on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Performers sang and played instrumental pieces. Freshman Kareena Shah performs...

Freshman Gabrielle Brayman plays the piano for

PV Litmag hosts annual Lit Out Loud Event

Rachel Cohen, Matt Austin, and Ariela Alfonso February 5, 2020

Pascack Valley's Literature and Arts Magazine held its Lit Out Loud event on Tuesday, Feb. 4, in the lower cafeteria. Students sang, performed dances, and read their original poetry. AP Studio Art...

PV Choir hosts Halloween Talent Night

PV Choir hosts Halloween Talent Night

Matt Austin and Isabella Zuluaga October 31, 2019

The Pascack Valley Choir held its annual Halloween Talent Night on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Eighteen singing, dancing, comedy, and instrumental talents performed for students and faculty. “It keeps...

Pascack Valley senior Jason Leibfried saw the Broadway musical “Beetlejuice: The Musical, The Musical, The Musical

‘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!”...

The roles for PV Theatre's fall drama,

PV Theatre announces roles for its fall drama

Ava Devincenzo, Staff Editor September 9, 2019

Pascack Valley senior Dan Large will be starring as Lysander, junior Tyler Toledo as Demetrius, junior Kyle Towey as Nick Bottom, sophomore Lauren Kalfus as Hermia, sophomore Shana Bloom as Helena, senior...

'Mauna Made' by PV junior

‘Mauna Made’ by PV junior

Katie Mullaney, Editor in Chief September 8, 2019

When Pascack Valley junior Jaimie Alessi was on a ski team as a kid, her friends and she would go around the ski lodge and sell her handmade crochet hats. Shortly after she started, she was kicked...

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