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60 Seconds with Vanessa Biddle

Alyssa Sheriff April 22, 2022

How many questions can Vanessa answer in 60 seconds?

Biddle and Lucas Perform at District Band

Alyssa Sheriff February 17, 2022

Emily Lucas and Vanessa Biddle speak about playing clarinet and their experiences during district and region band.

Vanessa Biddle, Senior and Emily Lucas, Junior posing in celebration for getting into District Band.
If you get into District Band, you have the opportunity to go to Regional Band if you audition and qualify. Band Director Mrs. Katelynn Reichard said,“I’m really excited for them.” It was really hard for them to get in; there were 30 people competing and they both practiced endlessly and their hard work shows.

Two students qualify for District Band

Adriana Talamantes, Staffer February 5, 2022

Last year District Band was virtual and they had to make do. This year it’s also virtual but they can meet in person. Vanessa Biddle, Senior and Emily Lucas Junior got into District Band. Their hard...

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...

The Pottsville Area High School football team was pumping before their game against Minersville. This year is the first year without any spectators attending because of COVID-19 regulations. “Well honestly it’s still kind of a bummer that we can’t have everyone at the games but other than I think I’m kinda used to it for now. These past few games I think we showered everyone that we can bounce back from a devastating loss, there were a few mental mistakes but we came back, ROLL TIDE,” said junior Travontai Davis.

250 rule prevents spectators from attending football games

Tanya Johnson , Staffer October 5, 2020

The new COVID-19 regulations made it so that only 250 people can attend the football games. The 250 spectator limit includes the band, the football team, the cheerleaders, and coaches. It has been a...

(From Left to right) Christian Honicker, Grace Mongrain, and Vanessa Biddle stand in front of the P.M.E.A District Band Concert sign. All three students qualified to Regional Band after their successful efforts at District Band. Honicker said, “I wasn’t expecting to get this far. I guess it goes to show how far we have come as musicians.”

PAHS Students Qualify to Regional Band

Alex Maley , Staffer March 9, 2020

“Practice makes perfect” is a quote that juniors Christian Honicker and Grace Mongrain, and sophomore Vanessa Biddle live by. Three Pottsville Area High School students competed for spots in District...

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

Guess That Teacher!

Part One
Samantha Woodford , Staffer January 24, 2020
He has a 12 year old son named Emmet. Spends most of his free time in the PAHS Observatory. Sometimes you can even catch him in a shark costume! That’s Pottsville’s beloved astrology teacher...
Pottsville Area High School Band members are pictured above performing their Pregame show in Veteran’s Stadium. In the past, the band performed at one competition every year. “The band hasn’t attended a competition in a while, so we are all very excited to go and perform,” said sophomore majorette Vanessa Biddle.

Band to Attend First Competition in Three Years!

Tanya Johnson, Staffer October 18, 2019

Have you ever wondered what a marching band competition would be like? Who would participate? How long would it be? What songs would be played?  You have the chance to find out.  A band competition...

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