Photo of the Week

Sophomore Parrish McFarland sweeps his teammate off of his feet during practice drills. McFarland has been wrestling for over 12 years and also plays football and does track. When asked about what wrestling has done for him he said, “It’s made my work ethic better and it helped me a lot with football. Wrestling has taught me stuff about life. It keeps me in shape for my other sports wrestling has helped me a lot even though sometimes it seems like it doesn’t.” (Brock Regnier)
Senior Lauren Klinger performs a dive at the annual Schuylkill Leagues. This year Schuylkill Leagues were held at Pottsville’s Natatorium. “I had a lot of fun at leagues this year. I got to meet many new people and also was able to get a few tips from other divers,” said Klinger. (Courtesy of Brock Regnier)
Seniors on the PAHS Swim Team were honored on Tuesday January 25, 2022. Students stood with their parents around the pool and were also honored by their fellow peers. Senior Lauren Klinger said, “On senior night I felt a whole bunch of different emotions. I was nervous the whole day to see my friends and family watch me dive. But at the end of the night I was so blessed to walk out and stand with my parents and know that they were proud of me. Making my team and family proud was one of the best feelings and I will never forget that”.
The drone flies over the band as they perform script tide at band camp. Script Tide has been in their show since 1974.
Students and staff of Pottsville Area High School took part in going to Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery to participate in Wreaths Across America. Students From Mr. Kempsey’s class and Mrs. Anchorstar’s Class had a chance to honor veterans who are no longer with us. Junior Zach Ott said, “It felt good going out and participating in wreaths across America, there were so many people and it was nice to be apart of”. (Courtesy Of Mrs. Hummel)
Sophomores Zoe Holden, Gwen Biddle, and Chloe Heintz stand proud outside of the auditorium steps. All three of them were the winners of the Hugh O’ Brien scholarship. The sophomore class of 2023 had the opportunity to participate and win the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Award. “The Hugh O’Brien scholarship is a event taking place in June to better students leadership skills also to get them more community opportunities. Sophomores in high school get to go and represent their school and better their knowledge of what a leader is,” said Zoe Holden.  (Courtesy of PAHS)
The pink super moon shines bright overtop or a tree on Monday night. This phenomenon occurred because of the warming weather and also has to do with blooming season for plants and trees. Sophomore Zowie Zokuskie said, “The pink super moon wasn’t as pink as I thought it would be, however it’s still really cool to see the moon change in color and size”. (Photo by Alex Maley)
The Black Rock Brewing Company is a newly opened small business in downtown Pottsville. The building formally known as the YWCA, is now being used as a recreational facility and a brew house. They have several gardens, where people can eat  while being outdoors. (Photo by Alex Maley )