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How is the Tidelines Staff Coping?

How is the Tidelines Staff Coping?

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2020

  Important Note: If any PAHS students or teachers have photos of them doing interesting things during the quarantine and/or how they are spending their time, please email [email protected] or [email protected] with descriptions (who, what, when, where) as they are d...

Quiz Team Wins Silver Medal Two Years in a Row

Quiz Team Wins Silver Medal Two Years in a Row

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

March 13, 2020

For the second year in a row, Pottsville’s Quiz Team earned the silver medal at Penn State Schuylkill. Blue Mountain won first place, and Minersville got third. On Monday, March 9, 2020 the Quiz Team went against other schools in a tournament. The tournament was held at Penn State Schuylkill  arou...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

March 12, 2020

“More than 240,000 students have experienced gun violence at school since Columbine.” Laughter and happiness was all gone in seconds. In this case gunshots were the reason it was taken away. Sadly, students have already experienced this same feeling. As of November 4th, 2019, the Gun Safety Support F...

Guess That Teacher

Guess That Teacher

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

March 6, 2020

The stadium is full. With excitement from the audience, smiles appear on faces as the citizens of Pottsville cheer with pride and joy. The aroma of Roma’s famous pizza reaches the noses of everyone in the stands, stomachs growling from the delicious scent. All of a sudden… Boom, the sound of the...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Samantha Woodford and Madison Wright

March 5, 2020

“Do you know what it’s like to be shot at? It’s panicking and freezing. It’s running. It’s stepping over people you’ve gone to school with your entire life, not knowing if they’re dead,” said Hailey Case, a freshman during the shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky. On January ...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

February 20, 2020

According to The Washington Post, “There were five times as many shootings at high schools since 2000, affecting most of the most heavily-populated areas of the country.” This generation has been the one to deal with gun violence the most; it will also be the one to stop it. The world wide protest Mar...

School Violence: The Series (Parkland)

School Violence: The Series (Parkland)

Samantha Woodford and Madison Wright

February 13, 2020

School violence goes back as far as records do. According to a criminal investigator with the Pennsylvania State Police who specializes in violent crime and school violence, “School violence is not a new phenomenon, the earliest recorded school shooting in the United States occurred on July 26, 1764,...

Guess That Teacher

Guess That Teacher

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

February 13, 2020

From a cowboy hat hidden in the back of his classroom, to a Nerf gun stashed in his desk drawer, students never know what this teacher will do next. Will he tell a corny science joke? Or maybe even show you his favorite newest meme?

School Violence: The Series (Columbine)

School Violence: The Series (Columbine)

Samantha Woodford and Madison Wright

February 5, 2020

A student sits on the floor, knees brought up to his chest as his friends around him do the same. The room is silent. The students are holding their breaths as to not inform the perpetrator of their presence. The only sounds to be heard are the footsteps outside the door, echoing down the hallway like a taunting click as they come closer. With each thump of the perpetrator’s foot, the students have a harder time staying silent. The constricting feeling in their chest increases, the dread of knowing who is outside that library door only makes their fear worse. And when they heard that unforgettable sound… their hearts drop. The twist of the doorknob, as the perpetrator opens it.

As Seasons Change, Schedules Do Too

As Seasons Change, Schedules Do Too

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

February 3, 2020

Did you ever wonder what a day in the life of a PAHS student athlete is like? Spring First alarm goes off at 6:40, and he presses snooze. The next alarm is at 6:45 and he finally rolls out of bed. He goes to his bathroom to brush his teeth and gets ready for the day he has ahead of him. He walks...

A Whole Lot of Snowflakes- Winter Carnival 2020

A Whole Lot of Snowflakes- Winter Carnival 2020

Madison Wright, Staffer

January 29, 2020

Every year, a panel of judges elect a Schuylkill County Snowdrop Princess, Snowflake Princess, and Queen of Snows. The judges consider poise, personality, voice projection and clarity as well as appearance.     This year there are eighteen contestants competing for the prize of Snowflake Princ...

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