Tide Lines

Graduate John Hannaway was diagnosed with cancer on November 4th, 2019. Yet, he never lost his positive attitude. “Going into the surgery, I was extremely scared, but I was comforted by the number of prayers and support I received from my Pottsville family. Knowing I had such a large support system made every step of the way so much easier,” Hannaway said.

2019 Pottsville Graduate Battles Cancer

Tanya Johnson , Staffer November 19, 2019

In our school, 2019 graduate John Hannaway is a well recognized name. From raising about 3,000 dollars to buy Christmas presents for poor families, to leading the band as band president, salutatorian,...

Students who excel in their foreign language classes enjoy a special breakfast. Later that day, they were inducted into their respective Foreign Language National Honors Societies. Sophomore Emma Smith said,  It was fun to sit next to all my friends and chat for a bit while we ate donuts and drank capri suns.

Foreign Language Week

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor March 11, 2019

   “Languages are the key to the world.” That was the slogan for the 2019 Foreign Language Week. During the week of March 4 to 8, every language, German, French, and Spanish, this week had a day...

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...

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, I enjoyed going down to the elementary school to see some of my old teachers and play for the little kids.

Percussion Ensemble and Gabriel Youth Orchestra Play for Elementary Students

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...

Tide Talk S3, Ep4 Penny a Week

December 22, 2018

Dr. Zwiebel discusses the Penny a Week tradition with homeroom winner Carmen DiCello, top fundraiser John Hannaway and Student Council adviser William Rhoads

Gwen Hamilton, freshman, collects money for Penny-a-Week. Student Council has been using these donations to buy presents for children for years. Every child deserves to wake up with a smile, John Hanaway said.

Student Council Prepares for Penny-a-Week and Christmas Prom

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor November 14, 2018

Student Council is a club involved with major events going on around the school. Senior Gary Chen, President of Student Council, said “Student Council has two main projects: Penny-a-Week and Christmas...

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