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Trying to survive the boredom

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.

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 go almost everywhere, students are still finding ways to work around the quarantine life.  Freshm...

Adapting to isolation

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

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 periods. On paper, what occurred during those nine periods was instruction and classwork, but we a...

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 years to come. Check out Greta's video on her Instagram page....

Waddling through the quarantine

Waddling through the quarantine

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2020

Ever since I was young, I always wanted a pet. Considering I am an only child, it sometimes gets really boring in my house, especially now because of the COVID-19 outbreak. On March 26, 2020, that all changed for me.  Earlier in the week, I noticed that one of my old friends purchased a duck. ...

104 Days of quarantine

Junior Leilani Lespiegle uses a beloved childhood theme song to show the current situation the world is in.

April 21, 2020

Junior Leilani Lespiegle uses a beloved childhood theme song to show the current situation the world is in.

Staying Productive During the Outbreak

Freshman Madison Wright is running through her neighborhood to stay fit and active.

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all non-essential businesses to shut down because of health concerns for everyone. This means that gyms, workout facilities, parks and sports complexes are not open either. Some may be asking, how are you supposed to stay fit and active then? There are several ways to...

How is the Tidelines Staff Coping?

Tidelines Staffer, freshman Alex Maley spent some time with his dog, Toby, by taking pictures of him with a pair of cool glasses.

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

The Quiz Team took a trip to Penn State Schuylkill to compete with other schools, and got second place. After the tournament ended, adviser Ms. Hobbs took them to McDonald’s. “It was really fun, and I enjoyed the McDonald’s,” said senior Noah Fredericks.

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

Can you guess this teacher before his/her identity is revealed? Read to find out!

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...

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