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Pokémon invades Pottsville!

Pokémon invades Pottsville!

Samantha Woodford, Staffer April 13, 2022

Now coming to Pottsville Area High School! I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was. To catch them is my real test, to train them is my cause. Pokémon! Gotta catch ‘‘em all! Each teacher,...

PAHS planetarium illuminated in purple during the month of September. The lights represent our support to the victims of suicidal thoughts. “At first I didn’t know why the lights were on. Then I saw the courthouse too and heard about it on the announcements”, said Junior Macy Matlock.

Suicide Prevention: Be the Change 

Samantha Woodford, Staffer October 6, 2021

Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US. However this does not mean it is the answer. It is solving a temporary problem with a permanent solution. A life is more valuable than any inconvenience....

Stories with Samantha

Stories with Samantha

Looking For Alaska
Samantha Woodford, ETC EIC April 16, 2021

Ah Looking for Alaska, well why does she need to be found in the first place? Let’s take a look at our main characters first. Alaska Young and Miles, known as Pudge in this novel. Alaska is a depressed...

Samantha Woodford looks at the gorgeous view of The Pinnacle. “I adore hiking, one of the ways I get fresh air during quarantine.”

Exploring the Pinnacle

ETC Staff Explores Nature
Samantha Woodford, Editor in Chief, ETC March 25, 2021

Did you know the Pinnacle is about a 9 mile hike found in Hamburg Pennsylvania? This is a loop hike using a section of the Appalachian Trail to climb to two rock outcroppings—Pulpit...

ETC Staff Explores Nature

February 26, 2021

Oh the great outdoors! From enjoying the  scenery while on a long hike or just simply embracing the sunlight while outside. You can always find  serotonin in nature. According to mind.org.uk,...

How Students Spent a COVID Valentine’s Day

How Students Spent a COVID Valentine’s Day

February 19, 2021

“I just adore how passionate my partner is. We’re spending our Valentine’s Day watching horror movies and exchanging gifts,” said senior Arron Salisbury.  Don’t feel too lonely after reading...

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...

After testing positive for Covid-19 Samantha Woodford was quarantined for 14 days. While wondering what’s next, we have to stay occupied.

I Tested Positive, Now What?

January 15, 2021

“COVID is tough, but together Pennsylvanians are tougher. United, we can defeat the virus. You matter, and so do your actions. When we make good choices and follow health and safety measures, we see...

The real debate

The real debate

December 4, 2020

Graphic design is everywhere. From walking down an aisle of a grocery store, pondering cereal box logos. To something much more like the logo of a presidential campaign.  According to InteractionDesign.org,...

Expressing Creativity Through Masks

Samantha Woodford, Editor November 20, 2020

World wide there has been more than 900,000 deaths to Covid-19. According to the CDC "masks should always worn in public and when around people who don’t live in your household." With a shortage of...

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...

Freshman Samantha Woodford placed painted rocks around downtown Pottsville on Wednesday, May 12. Each rock contains a written note on the back! When found make sure to post a picture on Instagram and tag @pahs_publications.

ETC scavenger hunt

Samantha Woodford, Staffer May 14, 2020

Oh the joys of staying home. From annoying siblings constantly antagonizing you, to the nag of schoolwork deadlines rattling in the back of your mind. Don't worry, the ETC staff can very well understand. As...

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