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PV Playbook, Episode 2

PV Playbook, Episode 2

October 21, 2021

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high school movies vs reality

Expectations VS Reality: Is High School Really Like the Movies?

Hannah Elbogen, Staff Editor October 18, 2021

High School Musical, Mean Girls, and All American are three popular, well-known productions, which are all set in a high school.    However, how accurate are they?    I myself,...

Dylan Criscuolo raises his arms in excitement after a Valley goal.

Valley Sports Week in Review 10/11 – 10/17

Nolan Wasserman, Sports Writer October 18, 2021

Monday 10/11: Tennis vs Teaneck | Valley 5 - Teaneck 0 - Going into the final week of their season, the girls took down Teaneck 5-0 Monday afternoon for their second win in a row. This moves them...

For their last home game of the regular season, the Panthers took on the Northern Valley Demarest Norsemen on Friday at 6 p.m.

Panthers outscore Norsemen 37-20

Robert Colletti and Noah Silver October 15, 2021

At 6 p.m. on Friday night, the Panthers took on the Northern Valley Demarest Norsemen at home. It was the last home game for PV as the team will finish off the regular season with two away games against...

Puccio announces new panther mascot design

Puccio announces new panther mascot design

Sarah Shapiro, Staff Editor October 15, 2021

Principal John Puccio sent out an email on Oct. 11 to the Pascack Valley community releasing two logo options for students and staff to vote on. Earlier this morning Puccio sent out an email confirming...

PV Playbook: Episode 1

PV Playbook: Episode 1

October 14, 2021

Presenting the first-ever episode of our sports podcast, PV Playbook, featuring Braden Macfie, Mike Pizzella, and Paul Santo. Find us on Spotify, too!

Junior Adrian Pilet has spent two seasons playing soccer with the Barca Residency Academy soccer team.  Now, he plays for the PV boys soccer team.

Junior joins PV soccer after leaving ‘world-renowned’ team

Alan Stepanov, Sports Writer October 14, 2021

A new opportunity arose for Adrian Pilet when his dad saw an advertisement for the Barca Residency Academy soccer team in Arizona in a magazine. Pilet set his sights on the program and was ready to try...

Senior Victoria Csatay won the Governors Exceptional Promise in Music Award. Csatay performed at the award ceremony last Spring.

Senior wins Governor’s Award for Exceptional Promise in Music

Sophie Kolax, Staff Editor October 13, 2021

Earlier this year, jazz singer and Pascack Valley Senior Victoria Csatay won the Governor’s Award for Exceptional Promise and Music Award. The award recognizes those involved in the arts for their creativity...

Senior Drew Petaccia was the master of ceremonies on Sept. 8

Valley Cup Gallery

Matt Austin, Photo Editor October 12, 2021

During Monday nights board meeting held in person at Pascack Hills ,Paul Zeller, the Director of Technology and Communications presented the logo choices to the board in a detailed slideshow with details on the selection process.

BOE discusses logo selection process

Megan Austin and Sophie Kolax October 11, 2021

The Board of Education discussed the potential cancellation of the international school trips for the 2021-2022 school year and tabled the discussion to further research and communicate with the travel...

The Invasion of 1492 in print

‘The Invasion of 1492’ in print

Minche Kim, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

"The Invasion of 1492" by Minche Kim is a remembrance project for Indigenous Day and Columbus Day. The sky depicts a setting sun, symbolizing the Native Americans' loss of their land, while the tribe of...

The Valley crowd cheers on the team as they walk back into the locker room after their 13-7 win over Wayne Hills.

Valley Sports Week in Review 10/4 – 10/10

Nolan Wasserman, Sports Writer October 11, 2021

Tuesday 10/5: Tennis @ Pascack Hills (State Tournament) | Valley 0 - Hills 5 After taking down Sparta in the first round, the team’s search for a State Championship came to a close against...

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