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Lana Condor once again appears as the main character in the final film of “To all the Boys I Loved Before.” It was released on Netflix on February 12, 2021. Brenna Davis said, “I don’t think there was one part of the movie that I didn’t like.”

“Always and Forever” has fans hooked

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

To All the Boys I Loved Before has been a huge hit among teens since its release in 2018. The comedic and romantic film attracted viewers of all types to become intrigued of what will happen in the upcoming...

Students were able to have snow days and use them for whatever they wanted to. Now, they yearn for those days but understand that virtual days are better for school. Zoe Holden says, “I enjoy having a snow day here and there... but having virtual days can be more helpful and beneficial.”

Virtual instead of snow days

Harry Walls, Staffer February 25, 2021

This school year of 2020-2021 has been most interesting,  bringing innovative solutions to new and unknown problems. The biggest problem being COVID-19, which brought along the innovation of virtual days...

Graduate Noah George is seen at boot camp preparing to become a marine. The crucible at the marine boot camp was the final transition to becoming a United States Marine. George says, “No matter what you do, you can’t prepare mentally for boot camp. It is stressful and intense the whole way through.

Joining the military

Harry Walls, Staffer February 9, 2021

The reason behind joining the military varies wildly, from it will pay for their college to people just wanting to join. This begins the long and sometimes tedious journey of joining the military.   The...

Sophomore Rylen Matlock plays his game against Tamaqua for JV. Matlock has been playing basketball since the third grade. Matlock says, “For the new year, I want to develop more basketball skills that will help me be the best I could.”

New Year’s resolutions for PAHS students

Alex Blum, Staffer January 28, 2021

With the start of the new year, many students have resolutions and goals they hope to accomplish over the next 365 days. A new year means a complete fresh start for everyone. Whether it’s working out...

Making gingerbread houses during the holiday season is a popular tradition for many students. During the break, several people decided to decorate them. “Making gingerbread houses is a fun way to express my creativity,” said graduate Gavin Holley.

PAHS students take on winter break

Greta Snukis, Editor-In-Chief January 27, 2021

“On December 23rd we will be having an early dismissal,” announced the PAHS administration. From December 23 to January 4, students had time off school to celebrate Christmas and to ring in the New...

Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. shakes his fist at a speech in Selma, Alabama  Feb. 12, 1965. His sermons and speeches have inspired today's social justice leaders. “Today I want to tell the city of Selma, today I want to say to the state of Alabama, today I want to say to the people of America and the nations of the world, that we are not about to turn around.”

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Protests for a change

Genesis Harrison, Staffer January 21, 2021

  “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter ”- Martin Luther King Jr. Students had a day of absence in tribute to a significant figure in American history. It is...

Family and friends gather around Mike’s car (middle) surrounded by the other two cars that belong to his best friends. Cars were something Mike was very passionate about. Lexi Platchko (not pictured) said, “I thought the event was very nice because it included some of Mike’s favorite things.”

Honoring Dayla and Mike- Photo Gallery

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2020

(From left to right Allie Miske, Greta Snukis, Ava Stankavage) Allie, Greta, and Ava pose in front of the festive fall door. If a person couldn’t see their family members in person, they had the option of FaceTiming them or talking to them in during a zoom call. Senior Greta Snukis said,“Every year at almost every holiday, my cousins and I get a photo in front of my aunt’s door. My cousin, Allie, was unable to attend our celebration because of her being in a different state. So we put her on FaceTime and found a way to still get the photo.”

Thanksgiving with COVID-19

Tanya Johnson , Staffer December 7, 2020

Like everything else in 2020, Thanksgiving was very different from past years. With COVID-19 cases rising, families celebrating Thanksgiving could only have up to 10 guests while maintaining social distancing.  For...

(Pictured above Fort Indian Town Gap memorial) Fort Indiantown Gap is a National cemetery for fallen soldiers who die in active duty or any Veteran who was discharged under conditions that aren’t dishonorable. The cemetery was built on October 7, 2001 and many who served are buried here.  Freshman Maddie Carl said, “Both my grandfather and uncle were in the military.”

Veterans Day: to remember the fallen

Ava Jefferson, Staffer November 24, 2020

 Veterans Day is a memorable holiday that honors all of those who have served, and the men and women continue to serve for the country across seas, and in wars. Originally the holiday was called Armistice...

Some students have been baking/cooking over the quarantine. On May 1, 2020, freshman Chloe Heintz made cookies to keep her from being bored. “Over the quarantine I have been spending a lot of time baking,” said Heintz.

Trying to survive the boredom

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2020

Having too much free time is never a good thing. It causes people to become extremely bored and feel like they have nothing to do.  Considering the COVID-19 outbreak has made it nearly impossible to...

The abrupt change of quarantine has caused us to adapt and overcome. Junior Carter Yeager said,

Adapting to isolation

Carly Mohl, Staffer April 25, 2020

Isolation (Noun): without relation to other people or things; separately.  Until March 13, the average Pottsville Area High School student  divided their 6 hour and 56 minute school day between nine...

Then to now - growing up with figure skating

Then to now – growing up with figure skating

Greta Snukis, Editor-In-Chief April 25, 2020

At only age 10, Junior Greta Snukis found her passion for an incredibly time consuming and challenging sport. As of 2020, she has been figure skating for about seven years and plans to continue it for...

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