The Smoke Signal

Rachel Cohen

Rachel Cohen, Editor in Chief

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 Katie Mullaney. Cohen hopes to end her Smoke Signal career by making an impact on Pascack Valley.

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Arrow points on display at the Pascack Historical Society in Park Ridge. The Lenni Lenape inhabited New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania.

The Indians of New Jersey

November 12, 2020
The Oklahoma State University Pistol Pete mascot at a football game. Pascack Hills used a version of Pistol Pete as their mascot until 2005.

Phasing out the logos

November 9, 2020
Caution tape surrounds the playground at Ann Blanche Smith School. All across New Jersey, parks and playgrounds are closed.

Photo of the Week

April 9, 2020

Photo of the Week

April 3, 2020
Seniors Jessica Flatley and Sam Klink help senior Erin Hollar get ready for the dress rehearsal of the spring musical,

Photo of the Week

March 12, 2020
Sally Frishberg tells students about her life during the Holocaust on Wednesday, March 4. She arrived in the United States in 1947, and since then, New York state has awarded her with the Yavner Award for Excellence in Holocaust Education.

Photo of the Week

March 5, 2020
Senior dance team captain Sarah Viceconte holds the trophy after winning the National Championship in Small Pom.

Photo of the Week

February 28, 2020
The Pascack Valley Regional Dance team performs their final routine during their send-off to nationals. The send-off was held on Thursday, Feb. 13, in the old gymnasium.

Photo of the Week

February 20, 2020
Junior Elise Schicker sings

Photo of the Week

February 6, 2020
Freshman Lindsay Jennings drives to the basket for a layup before the girls basketball game against Northern Valley Demarest on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Photo of the Week

January 16, 2020
A PV swimmer cuts through the water under the lights of the scoreboard. The girls swim team will utilize its depth in 2021, having 27 members.

Photo of the Week

January 9, 2020
Sophomore Jules Vassallo splashes a three-pointer to seal the game against Dwight Morrow on Thursday, Jan. 2.

Photo of the Week

January 3, 2020

DeMaio peaces out

December 20, 2019
Smoke Signal Wrapped

Smoke Signal Wrapped

December 20, 2019
Track Coach John Murtaugh's dog,

Photo of the Week

December 6, 2019
Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

November 14, 2019
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