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Up, Up, and No Helium

Flyers like this adorned the halls of PAHS for the last few years. AID's balloon release has been a popular event with the students. The tradition had to be cancelled because of the lack of helium.

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2019

For the past few years, AID has organized a release of balloons to show awareness for breast cancer and the people suffering. Students and faculty paid two dollars to dedicate each balloon. The release raised money for the fight against cancer. The survivors and the others who weren’t so lucky and lost...

Hola, New Student Alert!

Sophomore Francisco Guerrero is seen outside of study hall. He recently transferred from the Dominican Republic. “I want to see what happens here and if there are any good opportunities for me,” Guerrero said.

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

October 3, 2019

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the Dominican Republic. Whether you learned in History or Spanish class, the Dominican Republic is a Caribbean nation located in Central America, known for its beautiful beaches and resorts. Pottsville is lucky enough to welcome two new students from the Domin...

Time to get Involved!

Stage Band is performing at their spring concert. They provided music for the community to enjoy. Senior Olivia Tokonitz said,”I love entertaining people with different styles of music.”

Alex Maley, Staffer

September 25, 2019

It’s 7:54. Assembly bell schedule. All of a sudden most of the other students in homeroom have disappeared. Where did they go? Club meetings of course! Many of the interesting and diverse clubs at PAHS meet during homeroom periods. Pottsville offers over 20 clubs to join and participate in, and many s...

Students Show Off Technology Skills in PA Media Design Competition

Students Show Off Technology Skills in PA Media Design Competition

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

May 31, 2019

On Tuesday May 21, students from many schools competed at the PA Media Design Competition at Dickinson College in Carlisle. The PA Media Design Competition is an annual event that allows students from different schools to compete against each other using their computer and technology skills. Student...

Students Honored at Scholar Athlete Breakfast

Seniors Zach Turnitza and Alexis Yoder pose with their scholar athlete awards presented to them by the Schuylkill League. This award is the result of their academic and athletic success. Alexis said, “It validated all of my hard work in the classroom and on the field.”

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 29, 2019

        When we think of student’s strengths during their time in schools, we typically imagine either one who is exceptional on the field or one who is exceptional in the classroom, but the ability to excel in both is shown by Zach Turnitza and Alexis Yoder. The first annual scholar athlete br...

History Night 2019

Junior Kenneth Glore can be seen demonstrating his part of the presentation. He was describing the uses for radioactive material during the Manhattan Project.

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 15, 2019

History Night is one of Pottsville’s greatest traditions. Every year, juniors in Mr. Taronis’ American history classes get into groups to give students and parents a glimpse into the past with a topic of their choosing. There were so many topics for people to choose from that there was no shortage...

Donate Blood in School

Image from https://www.broadview-heights.org/1014/Red-Cross-Blood-Drive

Alexis Yoder and Christina Cook

May 13, 2019

Did you know that a single donation of blood can save up to three lives? One blood donation provides different blood components that can help up to three different people somewhere out in the world who are either suffering from a trauma or in need a blood transfusion. Blood is needed almost every tw...

Senior Saturday

Seniors like Donna Lonnergan have not stopped working just because it's nearing the end of the year. How can they get senioritis when they get to graduate on a Friday! She said,

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 10, 2019

On May 18, the students will come in to make up for time lost from snow days and delays. Some students are confused as to why they should have to come in on a weekend instead of just coming in on May 31, the day after the senior’s last day and the date of the crimson carnival. Mrs. Hummel said,...

Students Enhance Their Engineering Skills

Students Enhance Their Engineering Skills

May 1, 2019

Engineering Club is new to PAHS and was started at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. It provides students with hands on engineering experiences. The club is managed by Mrs. Suzanne Fredericks. At after school club meetings, students work collaboratively to solve complex engineering design chal...

Drama Club Travels to New Hope for a Festival

A photo of the Bucks County Playhouse at night. Photo courtesy of http://www.visitbuckscounty.com/listing/bucks-county-playhouse/1726/

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 22, 2019

     On Thursday, April 11, the Drama Club took their annual trip to the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope for a festival and competition. The theater resides in a building that was formerly a grist mill for grains, but the building is now used for musicals and other dramatic productions. The yearl...

Furry Friends at JSC

Firs grade students at John S. Clarke Elementary Center attended an assembly to learn about animals at the Hillside SPCA.

Amanda Charowsky, Edtior

April 9, 2019

First grade students bustled into the cafeteria, all looking forward to seeing two very special guests - a dog, and a cat, residents of the Hillside SPCA shelter in Cressona. Their arrival was signaled by students whirling around in their seats and pointing as volunteers Michaela Royer and Matthew Leit...

A Production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

All of the seniors involved in this years production, actors, stage crew, and musicians, posed for a picture in front of a bell on stage. Whether they have participated in the program all four years or are freshman in the program, they have all been touched by it. Senior Payton Renninger said,

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 7, 2019

     It’s hard to believe that’s it's been a full year since the Drama Club took us to the wonderful world of business with How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, but with a new year comes a new musical. This year they have taken us to Paris with a performance of The Hunchback of No...

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