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Swimming to the Top- Zaidian Van Orden

Swimming to the Top- Zaidian Van Orden

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

January 23, 2020

Many swimmers who are a part of Schuylkill County swim teams recognize the name Zaidian Van Orden. Van Orden recently defeated the 100 Freestyle with a time of 48.88 and the 200 Free record with a time of 1:49.09 while competing at the Ned Hampford Natatorium. “It felt amazing to break those records...

Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Get To Know Nicco Heimbaugh

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 12, 2019

Nicco Heimbaugh is a Junior at Pottsville Area High School. Heimbaugh plays basketball for the Tide basketball team. Heimbaugh has been playing basketball for a very long time. “I have been playing for ten years. I started playing in second grade,” Heimbaugh said. Heimbaugh has high hopes for...

Wildfires Continue to Spread Across California

Wildfires Continue to Spread Across California

Madison Wright, Staffer

December 6, 2019

Flame, wood and wind do not mix well together. These three elements create fire. When California’s wildfires started in 2018, many were put out of a home and relatives were scared for their families. Even though we live in Pennsylvania, the California wildfires affect us in a number of ways. The ...

PAHS Football Season has Come to a Close

PAHS Football Season has Come to a Close

Wyatt Selinko, Staffer

December 5, 2019

The Crimson Tide football team’s season came to an end Friday, November 22. The Tide lost in the State Quarterfinals to Jersey Shore in triple over time. The final score of the game was Jersey Shore 42, Crimson Tide 35. It’s always sad when a season comes to an end. Underclassmen say one last...

What is Your “Why”?

Tayla Jones, Contributor

November 20, 2019

Everyone has a “why” for the sport that they play, whether they play it for a specific person or just for personal interest. Unfortunately, not everyone knows their “why”. Knowing your “why” changes how you play the game, and it changes your perspective on how you as a player can do anything. Most...

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

What’s in store?- Boys Basketball

Ava Jefferson, Staffer

November 15, 2019

With the 2019-2020 Boys Basketball season starting up, the boys are putting on a tough grind to be bigger and better than last year. Practicing and getting shots in before the season arrives is important to Junior Varsity player Nicco Nicco Heimbaugh said, “ We’ve been working all offseason since...

Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

Greta Snukis, Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2019

John S. Clarke elementary school faculty and students constructed a Hero Wall to recognize those that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces as part of their Veteran’s Day observance. Participating students were given a paper guide and were told to research information about a friend or family member...

Students Support the Ribbon

Students Support the Ribbon

Maura McDonald, Staffer

October 30, 2019

Red Ribbon Week is part of the Red Ribbon Campaign whose mission is to keep people away from drugs and alcohol. At PAHS, students and faculty participate in themed “spirit days” to show their support of those who pledge to be drug-free. Red Ribbon Week runs from October 28th until November 1st. Freshmen...

BUMP, SET, SPIKE! A Glance at PAHS Volleyball

BUMP, SET, SPIKE! A Glance at PAHS Volleyball

Carly Mohl, Staffer

October 25, 2019

Three words: What a season! This year was one for the books. The PAHS Varsity girls volleyball team finished another winning season with a record of 25-5-2. Starting the season off strong, the Tide took home a 3-0 win against Muhlenberg. The girls didn’t stop there. The next game, they took home another 3...

Students Learn the Value of PRIDE

Students Learn the Value of PRIDE

Madison Wright, staffer

October 23, 2019

As students walked into the auditorium on Monday September 23, for the PBIS assembly, excitement was in the air. Freshmen were told to sit near the front of the balcony and the upperclassmen were told to sit in their assigned sections on the ground floor. Before it started, there were conversations about ...

We Put the Pep in Rally

We Put the Pep in Rally

Ava Jefferson, Wyatt Selinko, Maura McDonald, Staffer

October 11, 2019

     We can’t hide our Tide pride! During a PAHS Pep Rally, the band plays, cheerleaders cheer and the students get pumped up for the football game held later in that day. On Friday September 23, 2019 the District held PASD’s first District-Wide Pep Rally of the year!       Many stude...

First Week Feels

First Week Feels

Samantha Woodford, Alex Maley, Madison Wright, And Tanya Johnson, Staffers

September 13, 2019

How do you feel when you hear the words, “first day of high school”? Some feel nervous, yet others are anxious and can’t wait to see their teachers. While freshman are just starting their first year, seniors are ending their four year chapter.  The first day of freshman year is a rough, scary, and intimidati...

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