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Holiday Cheer at JSC

Holiday Cheer at JSC

Carly Mohl, Staffer

December 13, 2019

Students at JSC are getting into the holiday spirit by participating in the annual PTO sponsored Holiday Gift Shop. Every year, the PTO sponsors a marketplace full of affordable goodies, right in the elementary school cafeteria. The festivities began on December fourth, kicking off on the cafeteria...

JSC Students Rewarded at the Library

JSC Students Rewarded at the Library

Carly Mohl, Staffer

December 4, 2019

Last Thursday, students from John S. Clarke Elementary School were rewarded for their good behavior by having the opportunity to meet Nadine Poper, an author and school librarian, at the Pottsville Free Public Library. Poper, who was born near Cressona, wrote the books Porcupette and Randall and Randall....

John S. Clarke unveils new bus rewards program

John S. Clarke unveils new bus rewards program

Madison Wright, Staffer

October 15, 2019

John S. Clarke Elementary students Emma Culbert, Da-Shawn Jones, Ceira Kline and Kyla Ney describe what they did to receive bus bucks. Bus bucks are like pride cash and students can get them for doing what they are supposed to do on the bus. “I got a bus buck for keeping my hands and feet to myself,”...

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 ...

Furry Friends at JSC

Furry Friends at JSC

Amanda Charowsky, Edtior

April 9, 2019

First grade students bustled into the cafeteria, all looking forward to seeing two very special guests - a dog, and a cat, residents of the Hillside SPCA shelter in Cressona. Their arrival was signaled by students whirling around in their seats and pointing as volunteers Michaela Royer and Matthew Leit...

Wells Fargo Signature Day of Caring

Wells Fargo Signature Day of Caring

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

November 6, 2018

It takes a team to get something done.   On a cloudy Saturday in early October, that team was made up of over one-hundred volunteers from Pottsville Area School District and Wells Fargo, as well as members of the community. Their goal was to dismantle the old playground in John S. Clarke’s b...

Halloween Parade at John S. Clarke

Halloween Parade at John S. Clarke

Greta Hill, Staffer

November 2, 2018

On Friday, October 26, 2018, the elementary school held a Halloween parade for the students. Costumes filled the halls as the children walked past their classrooms and peers. Monsters, angels, unicorns, and even a rubix cube were seen at the event. Mrs. LeeAnn Bosack, John S. Clarke’s art teacher, said “This...

Students navigate through the first weeks of school

Students navigate through the first weeks of school

Alexis Yoder, Editor In Chief

September 21, 2018

Can you believe that the 2018-2019 school year is already almost a month in? While it may seem like almost yesterday that students were trying to get the most out of the last days of summer, the new school year has already brought opportunities to learn and grow.   Pottsville Area High School The first two...

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