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Little League World Series cancelled for 2020

After getting news the Little League World Series was cancelled, many students were sad. Students understood what a dream it is to play in Williamsport.

Alison McCord, Staffer

May 22, 2020

On April 20 2020, Stephen Keener, Little League President, announced this year's World Series would be cancelled. Due to the quarantine caused by COVID-19, the Little League World Series and many other sporting events have to be cancelled. Social distancing and stay at home orders prevent close contact...

Custodial and cafeteria staff busy during COVID-19 quarantine

Head Custodian, Mr. Brad Ross is wearing his C-Tide mask, while at work. Masks are mandatory because of the Coronavirus. “My goal is to complete much needed repairs since we have extra time,” said Ross.

Madison Wright, Staffer

May 5, 2020

COVID-19 left students, teachers, parents, and many others sitting in their houses racking their brains for something to do. However, while students are at home, who is taking care of our school? The custodians and cafeteria staff work behind the scenes year round to make school possible. Before most...

PAHS musical uncertain due to quarantine

According to Times Leader “As of March 16, 2020 Governor Tom Wolf enforced that all nonessential businesses close.” Sadly everyone, not just business owners are affected. Freshman Maddie Strauss said, “It is disappointing to have my first ever musical with the high school postponed. I was so excited to be able to be a part of something we all worked so hard on throughout the year. However, I feel even more sorrow for our amazing seniors who are waiting to see what will happen. We are all holding on to hope and we aren’t giving up on this play. It’s an honor to be part of this group.”

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

May 2, 2020

You walked across the stage, a smile from ear to ear on your face. The lines you memorized weeks before confidently fell from your lips. The applause of the audience only caused the smile on your face to brighten. All the work you have done and time you have taken to make this possible was finally paying...

Working through the pandemic

Working at the Dunkin' Donuts drive thru in St. Clair, senior Bella Woodford poses with a coffee. Woodford wears protective gear like gloves and a mask due the coronavirus outbreak.

Alison McCord, Staffer

April 30, 2020

As of April 30, many fast food chains and other businesses still remain open during the COVID-19 outbreak. Governor Tom Wolf allowed certain businesses to remain open during the pandemic as long as it follows necessary guidelines. For example, fast food restaurants are only allowed to have customers...

Adapting to isolation

The abrupt change of quarantine has caused us to adapt and overcome. Junior Carter Yeager said,

Carly Mohl, Staffer

April 25, 2020

Isolation (Noun): without relation to other people or things; separately.  Until March 13, the average Pottsville Area High School student  divided their 6 hour and 56 minute school day between nine periods. On paper, what occurred during those nine periods was instruction and classwork, but we a...

Then to now – growing up with figure skating

Then to now - growing up with figure skating

Greta Snukis, Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2020

At only age 10, Junior Greta Snukis found her passion for an incredibly time consuming and challenging sport. As of 2020, she has been figure skating for about seven years and plans to continue it for years to come. Check out Greta's video on her Instagram page....

104 Days of quarantine

Junior Leilani Lespiegle uses a beloved childhood theme song to show the current situation the world is in.

April 21, 2020

Junior Leilani Lespiegle uses a beloved childhood theme song to show the current situation the world is in.

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

March 12, 2020

“More than 240,000 students have experienced gun violence at school since Columbine.” Laughter and happiness was all gone in seconds. In this case gunshots were the reason it was taken away. Sadly, students have already experienced this same feeling. As of November 4th, 2019, the Gun Safety Support F...

Points of Light

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

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 Points of Light Mural that is representative of the history of our county. Their art will then be ...

Guess That Teacher

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

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 the stands, stomachs growling from the delicious scent. All of a sudden… Boom, the sound of the...

School Violence: The Series

School Violence: The Series

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,” said Hailey Case, a freshman during the shooting at Marshall County High School in Kentucky. On January ...

“The Band’s Ultimate Trip to Disney”

Amanda Charowsky

March 4, 2020

  Freshman Liam Burns drew this picture to celebrate the PAHS Marching Band’s recent trip to Walt Disney World in Florida. The band goes to Disney every four years to march in Magic Kingdom’s “Festival to Fantasty” parade. Burns was inspired to draw the band performing because as many ...

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