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Everybody has a Vision

Everybody has a Vision

Jenea Maurer, Staffer

December 11, 2019

In Miss Lindsey Boncore's art classes, one of the first assignments is the Visual Journal. Students create and design their own notebooks/journals to draw warm ups, prompts, and sketches for future projects in the class. They're allowed to draw whatever they want on the front and backs of their journal....

Every Sonnet Has Its Own Story

Every Sonnet Has Its Own Story

Lauren Kane, Staffer

November 22, 2019

Everyone has written a poem, whether it was for an English class or just for fun. Even if you didn't want to write a poem, you still probably tended to make it about something that relates to you in some way.  Freshman Cayla Crespo was asked to write a sonnet for Miss. Heather Jenkins’ English 9...

Body of a fish… Head of a cat?

Body of a fish… Head of a cat?

Catti-Brie Kunkelman, Jenea Maurer, and Harmonie Wotring

November 22, 2019

When you think of mythical creatures, you probably think of the beautiful, enchanting unicorns, or something terrible and ugly, like the ogre. Chimeras are the mutts in the mythical world. They are created from combining two or more animals together, like lions and eagles to form a griffin. Chimeras...

Seventh Grade Sousaphone

Seventh Grade Sousaphone

Jenea Maurer, Staffer

October 25, 2019

   At every Pottsville football game, the PAHS marching band comes to support the team and blow the crowd away with their music. This group of musicians inspires many students throughout the school district. The band also gives student musicians an opportunity to display all the hard work they put...

Pen, Paper and Post

Pen, Paper and Post

Lauren Kane, Staffer

October 25, 2019

       Art can be seen wherever we go, whether it is in plain sight or not. We see it in obvious places such as museums and now we can see it posted on social media platforms. Freshman Felix Blasser is one of many students who have a passion for art.         Blasser has always had an int...

Eye of the Beholder

Eye of the Beholder

Catti-Brie Kunkelman, Staffer

October 24, 2019

Realistic art can be an optical illusion. If you stand far away enough, it can look like a picture, taken with a camera, a lens. But, as you look closer, you can see the pen and pencil lines, the colored in sections, and the hard work and meticulous detail put into every sketch and every painting. Fresh...

By Students and For Students

By Students and For Students

Amanda Charowsky, Expression Through Creativity Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2019

Murals are common at Pottsville Area School District.  The walls of the high school are covered in them—there are murals on every floor of the building, and each one was painted by members of the graduating class and designed to represent their four years. There’s also the mural painted ...

AP Art Summer Spotlights

AP Art Summer Spotlights

Amanda Charowsky, Harmonie Wotring, Catti-Brie Kunkelman, Jenea Maurer, and Lauren Kane

October 4, 2019

  Molly Lubinsky  Did your summer assignment have to be based on something or did you have certain guidelines you had to follow? There weren’t really any strict guidelines we had to follow. What we had to do was make a piece based on inquiry- so basically we had to ask a questio...

Murder, They Wrote

Murder, They Wrote

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

May 20, 2019

When Miss Tracy James’ Creative Writing students walked onto the balcony of the auditorium, they entered the scene of a crime. Two cut out bodies were sprawled across the floor, blood splattered the balcony railings, and items were strewn across the seats. All of the essentials for a crime were i...

That’s What They Always Say

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

May 20, 2019

That’s What They Always Say By Amanda Charowsky She loved him. She loved the way he looked tonight, she loved his slow, relaxed movements. She loved the way his eyes reflected off the flickering lights of the chandeliers. She loved him, even with the way he was looking at her right now, as if he...

Writer’s Corner: Annabella Chaklos

Writer’s Corner: Annabella Chaklos

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

May 7, 2019

Annabella Chaklos has written several poems published here on  ETC. Though she’s published three, she has written more. Out of the ones written so far, Chaklos has five favorites. When it comes to inspiration, Chaklos said the type of poetry she writes is based on the mood she’s in while writing. “If I’m fee...

Art Meets History

Art Meets History

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

April 15, 2019

Art and history go hand in hand. For Honors Advanced Drawing, students created posters about the labor movement- which some of them were learning about in their history classes. The posters were then entered in the Jenifer J. DuBois Fabric of Unionism Art Competition, a competition showcasing the...

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