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Expressing Her Struggles: Vanda Bednarikova

Expressing Her Struggles: Vanda Bednarikova

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

March 13, 2020

“Just go for it. You may never have this opportunity to express yourself again; so do it while you can,”said senior foreign exchange student Vanda Bednarikova. From Slovakia, this 17 year old artist would like to use this opportunity to share her relatable struggles. Vanda said, “I think that a lot of...

Points of Light

Senior Shannon Strickland paints her part of the Points of Light Mural. The mural is a collaborative project between schools across Schuylkill County.

Lauren Kane, Staffer

March 6, 2020

Since the beginning of the year, art students from across Schuylkill County have been collaborating with the Walk In Art Center. Each school in Schuylkill County decided to take part in a 65 square foot Points of Light Mural that is representative of the history of our county. Their art will then be ...

“The Band’s Ultimate Trip to Disney”

Amanda Charowsky

March 4, 2020

  Freshman Liam Burns drew this picture to celebrate the PAHS Marching Band’s recent trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. The band goes to Disney every four years to march in Magic Kingdom’s “Festival to Fantasty” parade. Burns was inspired to draw the band performing because as many ...

Everybody has a Vision

Freshman Maggie Stencovage created a bright, floral design for her visual journal. Students in Miss Lindsey Boncore's art classes design and make the journals themselves.

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?

Junior Julia Malek created a classic Chimera- the catfish- for her Chimera project in Computer Art. She enjoyed the assignment.

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 grader Jillian Horvath plays with the PAHS marching band during the home game against Wyomissing on August 30. Jillian plays the tuba for the band, and enjoys playing for the band due to the positive impact music has had on her life.

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

Freshman Felix Blasser posts his artwork on Instagram. This piece, titled Abigor, is a digital drawing of one of his original characters. Blasser said that since joining Instagram, he has been able to see other people's characters and creations.

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

Freshman Emily Lucas drew this eye because she was interested in the drawing in the realist ic style.

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

The Walk In Art Center and the students of Pottsville Area School District worked together to paint a brand new mural. It now hangs on the wall of the Ned Hampford Natatorium. Dr. Jeffrey Zwiebel, superintendent said,

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

Senior Caitlyn Kline created this painting as part of her summer assignment for AP Art.

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...

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