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Seniors sit on the field during the sunrise.

Senior Sunrise Photo Gallery

Brianna Finch and Amelia Jacob September 2, 2022

Pascack Valley Seniors gather together on Friday, September 2 at 6 am to watch the sunrise on the field.  

Students and teachers share their thoughts on Membean, a website designed to teach students vocabulary.

Is Membean Beneficial?

Gabrielle Rothenberg, Staff Editor June 3, 2022

Students and teachers have varying opinions on Membean.    Membean is a website designed to teach students new vocabulary and improve their understanding of current vocabulary.   Some...

The Style of PV

The Style of PV

Eva Gutierrez, Staff Writer June 3, 2022

Eva Gutierrez creates her third video in her new series that will be exploring fashion and self-expression at Pascack Valley. This video highlights senior Salome rolande Atlan's style progression throughout...

Fashion students model outfits from the year

Fashion students model outfits from the year

Olivia Jackson, Photo Editor May 27, 2022

The Clothing Design classes held a fashion show in the cafeteria on May 25 showcasing the student’s work from this year. Students modeled their own designs.

The Style Of PV

The Style Of PV

Eva Gutierrez, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

Eva Gutierrez creates her second video in her new series that will be exploring fashion and self-expression at Pascack Valley. This video highlights junior Brigida Dembowski's style progression throughout...

After participating in a theater acting intensive, the Broadway Star Project, freshman Max Sobel was recruited by a management company, the Connecting Talent Company, which helps him further his performance skills.

Center stage

Alexis Ban, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

  PV freshman Max Sobel has taken the first steps into a possible career in acting. After participating in an acting intensive over the summer, Sobel was recruited by a management company....

Pascack Valley Choir held its spring concert in PVs auditorium on Thursday night. The B Naturals, Bro Squad, Chamber Choir, and Combined Choir all performed.

PV choir holds annual spring concert

Emily Moy, Ava Kim, and Sarah Shapiro May 19, 2022

The Bro Squad, the all-male a cappella group, performs You've Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman arr. Dan Wessler with sophomore Juan Zapateiro as a soloist. The B Naturals, the all-female a...

Seniors have been frustrated over parking at Pascack Valley as there are 82 student spots and over 200 seniors. Assistant Principal Christine Pollinger said they try to give everyone their first choice of parking and make it as fair as possible.

Senior parking issues on the rise

Noah Silver and Olivia Moreno May 13, 2022

Starting in the 2021-22 school year a change was implemented regarding student parking. Instead of students parking in an assigned spot, they were able to park anywhere in the student parking lot.   “We...

The PV band held its annual Spring Concert on Thursday night. Both the symphonic and jazz bands performed, along with a couple of vocalists. The choir will be holding its concert next Thursday.

PV band hosts annual spring concert

Emily Moy, Staff Editor May 12, 2022

On May 12, the PV symphonic and jazz bands performed at their annual spring concert. Below are some clips from the show. The PV jazz band performs Hallelujah I Love Her So by Ray Charles with vocalist...

Administrators, students, and teachers share how they handle and what they think about having tests and quizzes during AP weeks.

Should Tests and Quizzes Be Administered During AP Weeks?

Gabrielle Rothenberg, Staff Editor May 12, 2022

After taking an AP course, students can decide if they would like to take the official AP exam. Due to changes this year, students now have the choice to opt out. While standardized testing is going on,...

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