Tide Lines

Senior Julia Malek, who plays Cinderella, is rehearsing sitting in her carriage as she makes her trip to the royal ball. 
She said, “While I am disappointed the show was postponed, I truly think that what we’ve made is magical. It’s a beautiful show, and I’m so honoured to be a part of it.”

The show must go on!

Alex Maley , Staffer April 20, 2021

There are always setbacks when trying to produce a successful play, in this case the set back wasn’t minor. On Tuesday April 13th 2021, PAHS drama club students had their production of “Cinderella”...

Showing off my most recent book I’ve read! Milk and Honey by Rubi Kaur is a gorgeous poetry book. I recomendable you pick it up at the school or local library.

Read and Reviews!

January 22, 2021

BANG! The car door slams. Clack, clack. The heels meet the ground outside your door. Tick, tick, tick. The clock upon your wall repeats. There are countless distractions in your everyday life. From...

The Importance of Change

The Importance of Change

Emma Troutman, Staffer November 13, 2020

 It’s no surprise that students may often get frustrated with school. For some it’s the waking up early, for some it’s the homework, and for some it’s just having the responsibility on their shoulders...

Sophomore Zowie Zokuskie, sits comfortably at her desk in a casual manner, due to the temporarily changed dress code.

PAHS relaxed dress code

Genesis Harrison, Staffer October 14, 2020

Recently, students have been able to walk around PAHS without collared shirts due to the relaxed dress code. Principal Mrs.Tiffany Hummel says “The dress code has been temporarily changed in light...

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 sit inside Mrs. Watt’s classroom socially distanced during class. A lot of schools had to adjust to a hybrid plan because of socially distancing guidelines. Sophomore Kenzie Androshick (not pictured) said, “It overall just limited the things I could and couldn’t do. 2020 was not the year we expected.”

Half and Half – The Hybrid Plan

Alex Maley, Staffer September 21, 2020

This year students have faced many difficulties, from the closure of schools to the cancellations of summer plans. However, we have made it through the quarantine and we returned back to the Pottsville...

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

Points of Light

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...

John Holobetz stands on second base preparing to catch any oncoming balls. The first official practice for spring sports began on March 2, 2020. “Being a senior, I try to be a supportive leader,” said teammate senior Damon Yost pictured at right.

Starting the Season with a Grand Slam

Ava Jefferson, Staffer March 6, 2020

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. PAHS Boys Baseball team tryouts started Monday for upcoming players. Practice was also assigned to both JV and Varsity every day as of March 2,...

Can you guess this teacher before his/her identity is revealed? Read to find out!

Guess That Teacher

Part Three
Samantha Woodford , Staffer March 6, 2020

The stadium is full. With excitement from the audience, smiles appear on faces as the citizens of Pottsville cheer with pride and joy. The aroma of Roma’s famous pizza reaches the noses of everyone in...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Alice Training
Samantha Woodford and Madison Wright March 5, 2020

“Do you know what it’s like to be shot at? It’s panicking and freezing. It’s running. It’s stepping over people you’ve gone to school with your entire life, not knowing if they’re dead,”...

PAHS Student Speaks Out On Alcoholic Parent

Samantha Woodford and Amanda Charowsky February 20, 2020

As many as 76 million Americans have been exposed to irresponsible, excessive alcoholic behaviors in their family as children. In our own community today, children still face this dilemma. A Pottsville...

Barista Timothy Mengle explains the hardships of writing his second poetry novel to freshman Samantha Woodford. Mengle talked about his experiences with his success in the small town of Pottsville.

Mengle’s Book Release at Pressed

Samantha Woodford , Staffer February 13, 2020

Plays on words and tiny twists mean much in a poem. In “When The Soul Meats Itself,” his mesmerizing second collection of poems, author Timothy Mengle makes us wonder: “Isn’t it amazing where life...

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