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Bureaucracy? What’s that?

Bureaucracy? What’s that?

Greta Snukis, Staffer

February 27, 2019

Mrs. Kayla Watt, the AP Government teacher, decided to make an activity that focuses on the difficulties of a bureaucracy. They learned about the struggles of government and got to experience what it is really like. Mrs. Watt said, “It allows the students to have a hands on learning experience...

Different ways you can use your Crimson Cash

Different ways you can use your Crimson Cash

Braylin Kemfort, Staffer

February 22, 2019

Teachers at PAHS have been distributing crimson cash throughout the school year, but there are now a few new ways for students to use their cash. The purpose of crimson cash is to reward students for doing things well and also for helping around the school. Teachers on the PBIS Committee came up with...

Bands!

Bands!

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

February 15, 2019

   The Pottsville Area High School provides many opportunities for musically gifted students to develop their talents with other students. There are even some groups run by outside organizations that students can participate in. Whether they’re a brass, wind, string or percussion player, every stu...

AID Makes a Difference

AID Makes a Difference

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

February 11, 2019

Have you ever been asked to buy a balloon in October or a flower in February? These are just a few parts of the many fundraisers Alpha Iota Delta, better known as AID, carries out during each school year. The club is made up of female students from each grade and is advised by English teacher Miss Meredit...

What’s Aletheia Club?

What’s Aletheia Club?

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

February 8, 2019

Aletheia Club’s mission is to help students learn more about God and help each other with their relationships with Him. The club gives students the opportunity to share their Christian faith with each other in the school setting. You may be thinking “I thought schools aren’t allowed to promote rel...

Keep Calm and Derby On

Keep Calm and Derby On

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

January 23, 2019

A demolition derby is defined as a contest in which skilled drivers ram old cars into one another until only one car remains running. It becomes very destructive, which is senior Noah Brittenburg’s favorite part about demolition derby racing. “You basically try and kill the other team’s engine. It’s ...

A Pretty Icy Topic

A Pretty Icy Topic

Greta Snukis, Staffer

January 11, 2019

  Ever since I was young, I’ve always had a love for figure skating. The thought of flying on the ice after landing an amazing jump or doing a very difficult spin intrigued me. I admired the competitive aspect of skating and how the competitors put up a fight until the end of their program. It ...

Get to Know Our 2018 Winter Carnival Candidates

Get to Know Our 2018 Winter Carnival Candidates

Greta Snukis, Staffer

January 4, 2019

Every year, Pottsville Area High School students elect three junior girls to represent the school at the local Winter Carnival Pageant. Read on to learn more about the ladies representing us. Madison Dalton Who or what inspired you to run for Snowflake Princess? Why? “No one in particular t...

The Legacy of George H. W. Bush

The Legacy of George H. W. Bush

Milena Dinu, Staffer

January 4, 2019

When one hears the name George H. W. Bush, what does one think of? Perhaps an esteemed hero of World War II, a former president who embodied the very definition of leadership, maybe even a father and grandfather with a heart of gold, or if looking at the simplest of things - a good man.   “W...

Students Take on Black Friday

Students Take on Black Friday

Greta Snukis, Staffer

December 5, 2018

When did you go Christmas shopping? Following Thanksgiving, students skipped sleeping in to go Black Friday shopping. They traveled to the Hershey Outlets & King of Prussia for Black Friday. Sophomore Elizabeth Fessler said, “I went to the Hershey Outlets. I went to Rue 21, Vera Bradley, Bath...

Hot or Cold?

Hot or Cold?

Greta Snukis, Staffer

November 30, 2018

Having trouble with what to wear ? According to students and staff members at Pottsville Area High School, the classrooms never seem to have a stable temperature. It is always too hot or freezing cold. There is never a solid, temperate climate. Teachers and students answered questions about the fluctuating t...

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