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Mengle’s Book Release at Pressed

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 can take you? It’s like drifting in a river stream, it takes you where it wants. Sometimes we se...

Collin Blankenhorn 60 seconds

Collin Blankenhorn 60 seconds

Leilani Lespeigle, staffer

January 7, 2020

Collin will have to answer questions in 60 seconds as fast as he can.

Everybody has a Vision

Everybody has a Vision

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....

The Masked Singer Competition

The Masked Singer Competition

November 22, 2019

The Students at Pottsville Area High School go out on stage and sing for their fellow students. Everyone else in the audience will have to guess the identity of the masked singers.

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?

Body of a fish… Head of a cat?

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...

60 Seconds with Bobby Walchak

60 Seconds with Bobby Walchak

Leilani Lespiegle, Staffer

October 29, 2019

This week, Lelani spoke with Bobby Walchak.

Seventh Grade Sousaphone

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 district. The band also gives student musicians an opportunity to display all the hard work they put...

Pen, Paper and Post

Pen, Paper and Post

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

Eye of the Beholder

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

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 ...

AP Art Summer Spotlights

AP Art Summer Spotlights

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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