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Roses are a symbol of many things, especially when you are caring for someone. In this case students were able to purchase roses to show they care for their upperclassman while they leave PAHS. “I have so many senior friends, therefore I’m going to miss a lot of them next year. I think it will be weird walking the hallway next year and not seeing them”, said sophomore Kenzie Androshick.

AID hosts Roses for Seniors

Alex Maley , Staffer May 27, 2021

As seniors finish their last year of High School at PAHS, they are beginning to think about their future endeavours. Many will be attending college, going into the workforce, military, etc. As a way to...

The PAHS art show is normally an in-person show held at John S. Clarke. Despite it being virtual, students were still eager to submit their various artwork pieces. “I am a little sad that there isn’t an in person show, but I’m glad that there’s still something going on. The art students deserve to show off the works that they’re proud of. I submitted a landscape painting because I really liked how the colors turned out,” said senior Meg Burns.

PAHS virtual art show

Tanya Johnson , Staffer May 26, 2021

This year the Pottsville Area School District’s Annual Art Show will be an online, virtual exhibit.  The digital art show will be displayed digitally, and it will feature K-12 student artworks from...

Junior Emilee Rose stands proud while holding her new award from the media and design logo competition. Emilee won the regional competition this year and now advances to states. She said, “I found an interest in doing the competition because my brother Parker also did it.”

Rose advances to states

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief May 7, 2021

Every year the Pennsylvania Media and Design logo competition is held for many different schools in Pennsylvania. Any school who wants to participate in the competition is welcome to do so. This year’s...

Senior Julia Malek, who plays Cinderella, is rehearsing sitting in her carriage as she makes her trip to the royal ball. 
She said, “While I am disappointed the show was postponed, I truly think that what we’ve made is magical. It’s a beautiful show, and I’m so honoured to be a part of it.”

The show must go on!

Alex Maley , Staffer April 20, 2021

There are always setbacks when trying to produce a successful play, in this case the set back wasn’t minor. On Tuesday April 13th 2021, PAHS drama club students had their production of “Cinderella”...

Pottsville Gymnastics is located on 206 N. Centre Street in Pottsville, Pennsylvania. PGTC announced that they will officially be closing on May 28, 2021. “Every Friday when i could stay for open gym and learn new skills after practice! I also could have friends with me that didn’t attend the gym,” said Taylor Fitzpatrick.

The end of a gymnastics era

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

After 35 years of flips and gymnastics fun, Pottsville Gymnastics Training Center, will be closing due to the effect COVID-19 had on their business. With frequent shutdowns because of the pandemic and...

The drama club is warming up with physical and vocal workouts before rehearsals. Alyssa Sherrif and Annabelle Chaklos stretch before rehearsal on Monday, March 22. Alyssa says, “I am very happy to participate in this musical. Drama club has always been something that I look forward to on a daily basis!”

Drama club prepares for Cinderella

Harry Walls, Staffer March 24, 2021

Pottsville Area School District’s drama club is getting ready to perform their show, Cinderella, this year. Since last year's show got cancelled,  the drama club is hoping to make this year’s show...

Sophomore Amaree Bainbridge is seen back in the high school. Amaree has been a virtual student before making the transition to come back to in person classes. He said, “I felt like I wasn’t learning as much at home so I came back to learn as much as possible.”

Making the transition back to in-person

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

Students have had the option to participate in hybrid learning or do their studies and schoolwork completely virtual. The COVID-19 way of learning was in place from the beginning of the year up until the...

While the board meeting was held in the middle school auditorium, they also live streamed it on Facebook for anyone who wanted to join. They voted to end the hybrid cycle. Principal Tiffany Hummel said,

Board eliminates hybrid instruction

Tanya Johnson , Staffer March 1, 2021

At the board meeting on Wednesday, February 10, the committee decided on going back to full days in person, eliminating group A and group B days. The plan is to have one week consist of 4 days- virtual...

Junior Emilee Rose and senior Greta Snukis take a winter weather photo. On December 16, 2020, students had a day to spend outside enjoying the snow. Junior Emilee Rose said, “I enjoy snow days because watching the snow fall is very pretty.”

Snowstorms and winter weather

Genesis Harrison, Staffer February 22, 2021

You look ahead while shielding your eyes from the icy snowflakes. The wind picks up speed sending hosannas of whirling snowflakes swirling faster and faster in the air. Then, suddenly more snow begins...

Former resident of Pottsville and alumni, Scott Thomas revives his COVID-19 vaccine at his local hospital. Hospitals are allowing pre-scheduling of it so as many people can stop the spread of COVID-19.

Stopping the spread of COVID-19

Alex Maley , Staffer February 17, 2021

COVID-19 hasn’t been the easiest thing to adapt to as a society, but after almost a year a vaccine has finally been released to the public. Currently, only healthcare workers, people of advanced age...

Make r. Maley sits nervously on top of a dunk tank platform and waits to be dunk=
ed into the cold water. This was a challenge done by the reading department at the elementary to see how many books students could read. Maley said, “I was told that they have a decent turn-out, but we really wanted to get more kids reading.   We are also trying to keep the virtual students engaged.”

Dunking for books

Alex Maley , Staffer February 10, 2021

On January 13th, 2021, Mr. Maley went for a cold swim into a dunk tank, but for a good cause. The students at John S. Clark were challenged to read as many books as possible. Each teacher's class would...

In the picture above, Bobby Walchak is seen in a Penn State and Pottsville uniform. Bobby’s family believes that he’ll do great the upcoming football season for Penn State. “I am ecstatic over Bobby being offered to play football for what I believe is one of the top college football teams in the country. It shows that hard work pays off. I believe Bobby will represent his family and Pottsville well. We are proud beyond words. I think Bobby has a gift to play football, I have seen it at a young age and how he developed over time confirms my belief in his talent. Bobby will continue to work hard, and it will only be a matter of time until the coaches at PSU will reward his hard work with an opportunity to get on the field and do what he does, which is making game changing plays,” said Bobby’s father, Bob Walchak.

Bobby Walchak commits to PSU

Tanya Johnson , Staffer January 27, 2021

Senior Bobby Walchak has committed to play football for Penn State University Penn State offered him this opportunity on December 23rd. Getting an offer means that a person can play football for...

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