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Seniors reflect on their high school experience

Seniors reflect on their high school experience

Hailey Migdal, Video Editor June 14, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, soon-to-be class of 2021 PV graduates share some of their thoughts on high school. Seniors share their advice for lower-classmen. Seniors share what they will...

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 opportunity to create our own utopia with what we are given...

Wait, we don't only learn academics in the classroom?

Wait, we don’t only learn academics in the classroom?

Hailey Migdal, Video Editor March 25, 2021

To celebrate International SEL Day on March 26, some PV teachers shared how they incorporate social and emotional learning in their classroom. Social and emotional learning is the process through which...

PV Student Publication Holiday Rap

PV Student Publication Holiday Rap

Hailey Migdal and Allison Varghese December 22, 2020

Stay safe and enjoy the holidays with these tips given by the PV Student Publication Staff!

Hillsdale restaurants tackle COVID-19

Hillsdale restaurants tackle COVID-19

Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola November 25, 2020

COVID-19 has brought on many struggles for local restaurants and businesses. Hillsdale restaurants Della Cucina, Cornerstone, and Domani each share their experience and journey through these tough times. Della...

Halloween baking in quarantine

Halloween baking in quarantine

Hailey Migdal and Allison Varghese October 30, 2020

Enjoy these easy fall-themed treat ideas that can be made in a COVID-safe manner! The recipes are under each video. Recipe Recipe Recipe  

PV athletes express gratitude for coaches

PV athletes express gratitude for coaches

Sarah Buttikofer and Noah Silver October 6, 2020

https://youtu.be/4CbgZ3uvBfU The PV Student Publication asked athletes to send in a video of appreciation for their coaches. With Oct. 6 being National Coaches Day, athletes express what makes their...

A message from The Class of 2020

A message from The Class of 2020

Julia Chiola and Hailey Migdal June 1, 2020

The Smoke Signal asked the Class of 2020 to send in a video of how they felt about its high school careers being cut short due to the coronavirus. Many reflected on their experiences and memories...

How Students Feel in One Word

How Students Feel in One Word

Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola April 27, 2020

Before Pascack Valley closed due to the coronavirus, Smoke Signal reporters recorded students saying one word to describe how they felt in the moment. 

Interview featuring 'Life with Layla' directors and cast

Interview featuring ‘Life with Layla’ directors and cast

Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola November 24, 2019

Pascack Valley 2008 alum Ken Spooner’s 2019 documentary “Life with Layla” was screened and sponsored by The Smoke Signal as a fundraiser for the film to gain a national audience on Nov. 5....

Teachers Take On Teen Slang

Teachers Take On Teen Slang

Julia Chiola and Hailey Migdal May 21, 2019

Pascack Valley teachers, Bill Rawson, Michela Piccolini, Russ Grier, and Leah Jerome take on popular teen slang words.

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