The Smoke Signal

2019-2020 Staff

Danielle Braune

Danielle Braune is currently a PV sophomore who joined The Smoke Signal this school year. She is excited to be writing movie reviews, as well as expanding her writing palette.

Emily Moy

Emily Moy is a freshman and she is pumped to be a part of The Smoke Signal for the first time! She is looking forward to growing her journalistic skills and learning more about journalism.

Nolan Wasserman

Nolan Wasserman is a freshman sports writer. He is looking forward to improving his skills as a writer throughout the year.

Noah Silver

Noah Silver is a freshman who is very interested in pursuing journalism and eventually becoming a sports editor for The Smoke Signal. He is interested and very aware of all of the current sports events in both professional and...

Abby Shapiro

Freshman Abby Shapiro is thrilled to collaborate and write many articles in her first year on The Smoke Signal. She also wants to expand her journalistic skills over her next 4 years at PV....

Sarah Shapiro

Sarah Shapiro is a freshman and is excited to be a part of The Smoke Signal for her first year. She aspires to write impactful and interesting articles and is looking forward to developing new writing skills.

Isabella Zuluaga

Senior Isabella Zuluaga joined The PV Student Publication during her freshman year as a writer and became an editor in her junior year. In her last year as an editor, she hopes to help guide and shape her writers.

Hailey Migdal

Hailey Migdal is a sophomore and is excited to be a part of The Smoke Signal for her second year. She is looking forward to pursuing her passion of making videos as a video editor this year.

Ilmie Xhaferi

Mimi Xhaferi is a Pascack Valley junior and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since her freshman year. This year, she is excited to be working as a staff editor and looks forward to what is to come.

Sarah Buttikofer

Sarah Buttikofer is a freshman and is excited to be a part of the Smoke Signal for her first year. She is excited to use her passion for writing to write the best articles she can.

Julia Chiola

Julia Chiola is a sophomore and has been on the Smoke Signal since her freshman year. She is excited to push her limits as a video editor and work harder to create new and improved content.

Willy Higgins

Willy is currently a Junior and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since his freshman year. He is excited to develop higher journalistic writing skills and be able to cover sports games this year.

Mason Baronian

Mason has been a part of The Smoke Signal since his freshman year when he joined as a sports writer. He is excited to develop his writing skills for feature articles this year and be able to attend and cover more sports games.

BJ McGrane

BJ McGrane is a junior and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since his freshman year. He is looking forward to improving his skills as a sports editor this year.

Victoria Donofrio

Victoria Donofrio is a PV senior and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since her freshman year. She is excited to be one of the two photo editors this year.

Matt Austin

Matt Austin is a PV sophomore, and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since his freshman year. He is excited to be one of the two photo editors this school year.

Ava DeVincenzo

Ava is a junior and this is her first year as a staff editor. She has been on The Smoke Signal since freshman year as a staff writer and an editor-in-training. This year she is excited to use her knowledge of journalism to bring...

Katie Mullaney

Senior Katie Mullaney joined The Smoke Signal in her freshman year as a photographer but became a writer her sophomore year after she took PV's Journalism class. She became a staff editor at the beginning of her junior year and...

Ellie Kim

Ellie Kim is a junior and is looking forward to her third year as part of The Smoke Signal. She is excited to keep writing and gaining new skills as an opinion and feature writer.

Jake Zaretsky

Jake Zaretsky is currently a senior at Pascack Valley and this is his first year as a member of The Smoke Signal. His goals are to help out in any way possible by sharing his inputs on all sorts of topics. In his final year of ...

Rachel Cohen

Senior Rachel Cohen joined The Smoke Signal during her freshman year and became a staff editor her sophomore year. Last year, she was a staff editor and social media coordinator, and this year, she is co-editor in chief with Kat...

Spencer Goldstein

Spencer Goldstein is a junior and has been a part of The Smoke Signal since his freshman year. He is excited to develop his writing skills as a sports editor this year.

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