The Smoke Signal

Ellie Kim
Senior Ellie Kim joined the PV Student Publication in her freshman year and became managing editor her junior year. This year, she is co-editor in chief and hopes to provide Pascack Valley with the latest news and compelling stories.

Ellie Kim, Editor in Chief

Nov 24, 2020
The truth behind Native American myths in pop culture (Media)
Nov 16, 2020
How the PV Indian came to be (Media)
Oct 30, 2020
Native American mascots in professional sports (Media)
Oct 26, 2020
Response from the community (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
The retirement of the PV Indian (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
What’s in a Name? (Story/Media)
Oct 14, 2020
PV individual tests positive for COVID-19 (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
Blast from the past (Media)
Sep 14, 2020
Students comment on Pascack Valley’s reopening (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
District presents and approves reopening plan (Story/Media)
Jul 10, 2020
In-person graduation held for the Class of 2020 (Story)
Jun 30, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Leanne Ruoff (Story/Media)
Jun 25, 2020
Smoke Signal disables Instagram comment section (Story/Media)
Jun 25, 2020
District faces backlash, support regarding mascot removal (Story/Media)
Jun 24, 2020
District Equity Team and PH alumni to hold peaceful protest (Story/Media)
Jun 23, 2020
Community expresses opinions on mascot removal (Media)
Jun 22, 2020
District approves removal of PV and PH mascots (Story/Media)
Jun 19, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Kenny McGlone (Story)
Jun 17, 2020
Graduation parade held for the Class of 2020 (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
A goodbye to our senior editors (Story/Media)
Jun 15, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Cassaundra Gehan (Story)
Jun 15, 2020
Class of 2020 to participate in graduation parade (Story/Media)
Jun 11, 2020
In-person graduation to be held July 8 (Story)
Jun 09, 2020
‘Fangirl’: Another masterpiece for young adults (Media)
Jun 08, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Mitchell Hirsch (Story)
Jun 06, 2020
Poppy seed project (Story/Media)
Jun 04, 2020
Peaceful Black Lives Matter gathering held in Hillsdale (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Erin Cuite (Story)
May 27, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Alex Moore (Story)
May 27, 2020
District to hold potential in-person graduation (Story)
May 21, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Julianne Darcey (Story)
May 21, 2020
Students face AP exam complications (Media)
May 18, 2020
Video, parade planned for Class of 2020 (Story)
May 18, 2020
Gundersen announces hybrid graduation (Story)
May 13, 2020
Honoring Valley’s Heroes: Mike Villegas (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
Gundersen addresses graduation concerns at BOE meeting (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
Coping with mental health amid pandemic (Story/Media)
Apr 14, 2020
Gundersen: ‘He is well versed in our district vision and mission’ (Story)
Mar 29, 2020
Stop calling it the ‘Chinese virus’ (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
Director of Curriculum: ‘Unprecedented times’ in education (Story)
Mar 13, 2020
Concerns of coronavirus affect PV events (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
A global approach to education (Story)
Jan 10, 2020
Smoke Signal speaks at Bergen LEADS conference (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Program dedicated to leadership (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Smoke Signal hosts ‘Life with Layla’ screening (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
Behind the scenes with NJ filmmaker (Story)
Sep 14, 2019
PV teacher wins car, trip on ‘Wheel of Fortune’ (Story)
Sep 11, 2019
PV teacher spins her luck (Story)
Sep 09, 2019
Support for South Dakota (Story)
Jan 06, 2019
‘We should give back’ (Story)
Jun 11, 2018
Environmental Club raises awareness against Climate Change (Story)
Feb 13, 2018
“Illuminae” is a captivating and untraditional read (Story)
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Ellie Kim