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Black history month mural found in the lunch room. The piece is decorated with important black figures. Mural was put up by Diversity Club members.

Celebrating Black History Month at PAHS

Jackie Robinson, Staffer February 5, 2024

February is upon us, along with its holidays and celebrations. One of the celebrations during February is Black History Month, a month dedicated to showcasing and celebrating the culture and history of...

“As a senior, I am very saddened to hear that the festival was canceled,” said Sophia Rulavage “I had ranked number one for alto twos and was very excited to be among my peers from different schools.”

County Chorus festival canceled

Maya Johnson, Staffer January 19, 2024

This year due to the bad weather conditions, it has been canceled. The choir director Teacher Emma Libby was saddened to tell students that had made it about the cancellation since PAHS had ten people...

The 400 freestyle relay team consisted of Hunter Chescavage, Marty Davis, Caden Wright, and Noah Bevan. The team swam a 3.57 and won the event.

Swimming season starts at PAHS

Marty Davis, Staffer December 15, 2023

The Pottsville swimming season has begun at PAHS. The teams first meet was Thursday Dec. 7th against Saucon Valley. The boys team won by a score of 104-52, and the girls lost by a score of 100-51.  The...

Nick Kunstek squares up against a wrestler from Williams Valley. Nick ended up winning this match.

Wrestling Season is underway at PAHS

Marty Davis, Staffer December 11, 2023

The Pottsville wrestling team had their first match on Wednesday, December 6. The team this year is headlined by returning starters Nick Kunstek, Parrish McFarland, and Terrell McFarland.  The team ended...

A student using the “Filter for good” filter created by xojourdanlouise on TikTok. The filter aims to donate any funds made from it to a chase directly supporting Palestine.

Student Perspective: Call to Ceasefire

Jackie Robinson, Staffer November 28, 2023

Over 5,000 miles away, a war is raging in the Gaza Strip. Since 1948, Israel and Palestine have been in conflict due to land. As the war intensifies, the world’s view on it also changes. The U.S government...

The former Wheel in Pottsville closed down in January. The owners changed it to Tres, to give Pottsville something new.

The Wheel’s last day arriving soon

Faith Younker, Editor in Chief November 22, 2023

The Wheel in Tamaqua is currently open but its last day is closing in and it will be taken over by new owners. In 2020, 4 years after Pottsville opened its location, the Wheel in Tamaqua opened in July....

The Alumni Fun Run participants started their run on PAHS’s track. Many students and alumni from Pottsville were in the race including junior Cullen Clarke who is in the front.

Runners take off in Alumni Fun Run

Marty Davis, Staffer November 20, 2023

People from all around the county volunteered to participate in the Pottsville Alumni Fun Run on Saturday November, 11th. The first student to finish the race was Cullen Clarke. Twelve students and alumni...

National Honors Society students recognized for being in the top 5% or 10% of their class. Students were ecstatic after being inducted and being able to call themselves one of the smartest in their grade.

National Honors Society 2023-2024 Inductees

Maya Johnson, Staffer November 14, 2023

National Honors Society is an ongoing thing here at PAHS. It is run by Mrs. Patty Halko and Mrs. Amy Babcock. It has been going on since the school opened back in 1939. It honors the hard working juniors...

Literature teacher Andrew Smink is lecturing his Am. Lit class. Pictured is his 8th period class, reading and taking notes on “Young Goodman Brown”.

AI implemented into literature classrooms

Jackie Robinson, Staffer November 9, 2023

English and literature teacher Andrew Smink uses these programs to help students get a little bit more insight about the authors they’re learning about. “I think a program like that has a lot of benefits...

Dominic Alvarez gave candy to a kid wearing an Ash costume from Pokémon. “It was a great experience to hand out candy for kids for my team and I enjoyed seeing all of the kids in costumes.”

Kids Ready for Halloween

Maya Johnson, Staffer November 2, 2023

Trunk or Treat is a Pottsville Area School District tradition, where middle and elementary schoolers will come out and get candy. On Monday,October 23rd, many of the high school students will participate...

Homecoming 2023 in Review

Homecoming 2023 in Review

Faith Younker and Chase Teresavage October 20, 2023


On October 9th, the boys soccer team stood behind Iris Nelson for a picture after giving her flowers and hugs to recognize her for her fight against breast cancer. The team also wore custom made shirts to show their support.

PAHS Shows Support for Breast Cancer

Chase Teresavage, Editor in Chief October 10, 2023

October isn’t just the month that has Halloween in it, it’s a month of Breast Cancer Awareness. This has been recognized for about four decades. This month is dedicated to spreading awareness about...

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