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Students Prepare for SAT’s with SAT Bootcamp

Students Prepare for SAT’s with SAT Bootcamp

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

February 18, 2019

The SAT test is a very important test for students looking to be accepted into college. It is recommended that students take the SAT test at least once. Many students, however, may decide to retake the test several times to improve from their previous scores. Most of the students enrolling in the camp ...

Scheduling Scramble

Scheduling Scramble

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

January 26, 2019

In the middle of January, the junior, sophomore, and freshman classes were presented with scheduling information for the 2019-2020 school year in the auditorium. During the presentations, students were given information about what classes they are able and suggested to take in the coming year. “T...

What’s a Quiz Team?

Members of the quiz team at practice listen to the questions until they think they have an answer and buzz in. The quiz team has been going strong under the direction of Mrs. Krista Torpey for three years. Senior Victoria Oswald said,

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

January 18, 2019

     The Pottsville Quiz Team is one of the school’s best kept secrets. If you’ve ever seen a trivia show like Jeopardy, you already have an idea of what they do. Quiz team matches are like trivia competitions; someone will read questions about random topics, and whenever someone answers a ...

Getting Ready for the Real World

Mrs. Shannon Brennan came to PAHS to help with the mock interviews.

Greta Snukis, Staffer

January 17, 2019

On January 9, 2019, Miss Crystal Pugh’s Consumer Career Exploration Classes participated in mock interviews. Administrators and staff members from STC came to the auditorium to interview the students. They were asked about their plans and goals for the future. According to the students, the “fake”...

Crimson Tide Foundation receives donation

Members of the Crimson Tide Foundation pose with the $5,000 check from Mid Penn Bank. From left back row: Cory Holobetz, Ned Connors, Pete Joyce, Dr. Jeffrey Zwiebel, Craig Shields, Vince Wychunas, Jim Brennan of Mid Penn Bank, Adrian Portland, Bob Dusel Jr.—front row left Lillian Hobbs, John Liddle, Keith Kirby of Mid Penn Bank, Kathy Zwiebel

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

January 11, 2019

Mid Penn Bank presented a $5,000 donation to the Crimson Tide Foundation at a meeting held Tuesday, January 8. The donation was made through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC). It is the Crimson Tide Foundation’s first donation received through the EITC program. “We had spo...

Pottsville Alumna Receives Award

Pottsville Alumna Receives Award

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

January 7, 2019

On December 21, at the holiday assembly, 2017 Pottsville Area High School graduate, Maddie Kohutka received the Cedar Crest College Freshman Valedictory Award. She earned this award for her outstanding achievements in academics at Cedar Crest College. Maddie is currently a sophomore majoring in mathema...

Christmas Happenings

Students attend the yearly Christmas Prom at Hillcrest Hall in Minersville.

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

January 4, 2019

CHRISTMAS PROM Following all the chaos from Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping, students had another event to look forward to...Christmas Prom! Pottsville Area holds a holiday prom for the juniors, seniors and student council every year to kick-off the festive season. Getting dressed, doing you...

PBIS Hosts Basketball and Swimming Event

Middle schoolers from D.H.H.Lengel and Saint Clair sit in the bleachers watching their peers play basketball. They enjoyed playing basketball, watching basketball, and swimming.  “I’m having a good time watching the game with my friends,

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

January 4, 2019

On December 20th, the middle school hosted a Tide PRIDE Basketball for both Pottsville and Saint Clair students. Seventh and Eighth graders were able to participate in the basketball games, and all students from 5th to 8th grade had the option to watch. Any students who did not wish to watch or partic...

Percussion Ensemble and Gabriel Youth Orchestra Play for Elementary Students

Victoria Oswald and musicians play for students at JSC. The ensemble members put on festive clothing and played Christmas music for third and fourth grade students. Junior Wesley Evans said,

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

December 27, 2018

  On December 12th, Mr. Steve Horvath took a group of percussion players to John S. Clarke Elementary School to put on a performance for the third and fourth grade students. It was a great experience for both the students and the musicians. The students couldn’t sit still during even the slowest s...

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