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Song recommendations

Emma Troutman, Staffer March 15, 2021

Are you ever scrolling through your Spotify playlists, only to find that none of the songs are calling to you? Here at ETC, we can safely say that we have done the same. Music is often looked at as an...

Sophomore Maura McDonald listens to ETC’s quarantine playlist in the Publications office. Music can be beneficial to students by helping take your mind off of things. Maura said, “Music is such an easy way to boost my mood. Especially now with all of this stress, I could definitely use a good playlist.”

Quarantine playlist

October 21, 2020

Pennsylvanians are facing several more weeks of recommended social distancing, and while it may be tough to stay away, experts say that practicing safe distancing can help save lives. So to help you...

PAHS band practices their pregame show while socially distancing. Junior Crystal Mease says, “ The safety procedures may be weird and it’s a very big change but it’s what we have to do to keep us safe.”

Music’s Impact

Emma Troutman, Staffer October 2, 2020

Music has always had its own way of touching the heart. Whether it be through making it or just listening to it. Most have found themselves turning to music to find light in a tough time. The thing is,...

Students participating in the annual Christmas concert play their instruments. The concert will take place on Thursday December 19,2019. Freshman percussionist Zowie Zokuskie said, “My favorite song is Holiday Piece [by Jay Dawson] since I have a feature in it.”

Another year of the Christmas Band Concert

Alex Maley , Staffer December 17, 2019

“Slap!” is one of the many sounds the audience will hear at the annual Christmas concert presented by The Pottsville Area School District Music Department. The percussion section is featured in the...

Members of the PAHS choir sing during their concert on December 12, 2019. They learned challenging songs this year to impress their audience. “I looked forward to making people happy and proudly singing with the choir,” said Junior Christina Huff.

PAHS Hosts Concert Choir

Ava Jefferson, Staffer December 17, 2019

The PAHS concert choir practiced since the 2nd week of school for their Holiday Concert on Thursday December 12. Before 2019, this annual concert opened with the freshman choir, but this year the freshmen...

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.

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...

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