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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 May 31, 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.

A look inside the Bro Squad

A look inside the Bro Squad
Julia Chiola and Hailey Migdal May 9, 2019

The Bro Squad is an all-male acapella choir group at Pascack Valley. This video gives an inside look at the Bro Squad choir group and its members. Amanda Miller has temporarily stepped in as director for...

Teachers Take On: Valentine’s Day

Teachers Take On: Valentine's Day
Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola February 21, 2019

This is the second of an ongoing series called Teachers Take On by Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola. This series will feature beloved teachers from PV as they attempt to take on popular teenage trends.

What High Schoolers Are Wearing: Part 1

What High Schoolers Are Wearing: Part 1
Rachel Cohen and Kayla Barry January 14, 2019

"What High Schoolers Are Wearing" will be a reoccurring series on The Smoke Signal. These videos will consist of Pascack Valley students and faculty members describing their outfit and where they got...

Teachers Take On: Snapchat

Teachers Take On: Snapchat
Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola December 7, 2018

This is the first of an ongoing series called Teachers Take On by Hailey Migdal and Julia Chiola. This series will feature beloved teachers from PV as they attempt to take on popular teenage trends.  

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