Tide Lines

Pictured above, the PAHS Marching Band members stand together before their senior night performance. All of the PAHS seniors involved in band, flags and majorettes got together in the band room to take a picture.

Senior night in raps

Chase Teresavage, Staffer November 2, 2022

Being a senior in high school is a major step in life. This is when they start to become adults and go off to college. At Pottsville Area School District we try to recognize the seniors for our sports...

Biddle and Lucas Perform at District Band

Alyssa Sheriff February 17, 2022

Emily Lucas and Vanessa Biddle speak about playing clarinet and their experiences during district and region band.

Vanessa Biddle, Senior and Emily Lucas, Junior posing in celebration for getting into District Band.
If you get into District Band, you have the opportunity to go to Regional Band if you audition and qualify. Band Director Mrs. Katelynn Reichard said,“I’m really excited for them.” It was really hard for them to get in; there were 30 people competing and they both practiced endlessly and their hard work shows.

Two students qualify for District Band

Adriana Talamantes, Staffer February 5, 2022

Last year District Band was virtual and they had to make do. This year it’s also virtual but they can meet in person. Vanessa Biddle, Senior and Emily Lucas Junior got into District Band. Their hard...

Senior band members stand on the stage as they are receiving their gift. This year they were given portable chargers with “PAHS 2021” on it. Senior Jake Montgomery comments on the event saying, “We did a nice farewell video and award ceremony for all the seniors.”

Band banquet honors current members

Harry Walls, Staffer May 10, 2021

On Sunday, May 2nd the band banquet was held at the PAHS auditorium. An enjoyable get together for the band, majorettes and flags. Students and audience members conversed with each other remembering the...

Many people in PAHS are members of the Marching Band. Before a game the band practices their routines at the middle school and then they march up to the high school stadium. “As the next twirling season is coming up, we are continuing to practice and are learning new combinations,”said sophomore majorette, Chloe Heintz.

Preparing for band season

Alex Maley , Staffer May 10, 2021

As the days get warmer, the music gets louder. The Pottsville Area High School Marching Band is slowing preparing for a successful fall marching season. COVID-19 hasn’t made the process easy, but the...

Senior Kaleigh Sibbett is escorted down the track with her parents during senior night. Senior Night was held on Friday, October 2nd to honor the 2021 seniors for band, band front, and the football players. “It is still so hard to believe that I am a senior and was able to walk down the field with my parents, said senior Kaleigh Sibbett.

Band members and football players celebrate Senior Night

Alex Maley , Staffer October 28, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pottsville Area School District didn’t know if there would be a senior night for football, band, and band front members. Fortunately, senior night still happened and...

(From Left to right) Christian Honicker, Grace Mongrain, and Vanessa Biddle stand in front of the P.M.E.A District Band Concert sign. All three students qualified to Regional Band after their successful efforts at District Band. Honicker said, “I wasn’t expecting to get this far. I guess it goes to show how far we have come as musicians.”

PAHS Students Qualify to Regional Band

Alex Maley , Staffer March 9, 2020

“Practice makes perfect” is a quote that juniors Christian Honicker and Grace Mongrain, and sophomore Vanessa Biddle live by. Three Pottsville Area High School students competed for spots in District...

Members of the band and band front are putting on their pregame show before a football game/ The performance ended in the band spelling out TIDE and playing the tune March Grandioso. Sophomore Emma Smith said I always had so much fun being around the entire band during marching season.


Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor February 15, 2019

   The Pottsville Area High School provides many opportunities for musically gifted students to develop their talents with other students. There are even some groups run by outside organizations that...

Students attend the yearly Christmas Prom at Hillcrest Hall in Minersville. I really enjoyed prom, sophomore Grace Mongrain said. I thought the music choices were very good and my overall experience was pretty awesome. Im definitely excited for proms in the following years.

Christmas Happenings

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,...

Getting into the Christmas Spirit

Getting into the Christmas Spirit

Alec Gonzalez, Videographer January 12, 2018

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