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Teacher Tales: Mrs. Maroukis

Teacher Tales: Mrs. Maroukis

Faith Accardi, Staffer

October 10, 2019

Mrs. Maroukis is a math and special education teacher at DHH Lengel and she loves teaching. Before teaching at DHHL, she taught 4th grade at John S. Clarke. She has two sons, both boys, named Averey and Ashton. Averey is 13 and in 7th grade here, and Ashton is nine and attends JSC. The Maroukis family...

Student Spotlight: Alexis Schaeffer

Student Spotlight: Alexis Schaeffer

McKenzie Bowers, Staffer

October 9, 2019

Alexis Schaeffer is in 6th grade. She is 11-years-old, and her birthday is January 25, 2008. She is an only child. She plays basketball and enjoys singing in her spare time. A unique thing about Alexis is that she has a favorite perfume scent called "Sweet and Flirty" by Victoria's Secret. Alexis's...

Teacher Tales: Mrs. Pothering

Teacher Tales: Mrs. Pothering

McKenzie Bowers, Staffer

October 8, 2019

Mrs. Pothering is a new science teacher here at DHHL, and you can find her teaching in room 212. She has a German shepherd named Nash, and lives with her husband and daughter. If she won a thousand dollars, she would put it towards a vacation. If Mrs. Pothering could choose where to go on vacation, she...

Student Spotlight: Jara Strunk

Student Spotlight: Jara Strunk

Olivia Pacovsky, Staffer

October 7, 2019

Jara Strunk is 13-years-old and a seventh grader at DHH Lengel Middle School. In her free time, she likes to hang out with friends and go shopping. When she is older, she wants to go to Penn State University and become a teacher. She has two sisters named Jasa and Emmaleigh and a brother named Jason....

Teacher Tales: Mr. Maley

Teacher Tales: Mr. Maley

EmmaJoan Fox, Staffer

October 7, 2019

Although we have heard some of his motivating speeches or have gotten a fist bump in the hallway, many of us don't know as much about our principal, Mr. Maley. Here are some interesting things about him. Mr. Maley's favorite color is blue because he has always been drawn to that color. You might see...

Student Spotlight: Hannah Martician

Student Spotlight: Hannah Martician

Allison Harris, Staffer

October 4, 2019

Hannah Martician is 13 years old and in the 8th grade.  If she could have three wishes, she would wish for a pet corgi, to see Newsies on Broadway, and to end world hunger. One of her hobbies is theatre and she is also in choir. Hannah has over six pets: two dogs name Titian and Daisy, a bearded...

Student Spotlight: Lainey Dusel

Student Spotlight: Lainey Dusel

Megan Yost, Staffer

October 3, 2019

Lainey is 13-years-old and a 7th grader here at DHHL. She has two dogs named Lilly and Libbey. Lainey plays basketball for Lady Tide. She also plays volleyball and softball. Penn State is her favorite college team. Lainey's favorite color is white. Lainey is an outside hitter for volleyball, which...

Student Spotlight: Allison Harris

Student Spotlight: Allison Harris

Hannah Martician, Staffer

October 3, 2019

Allison Harris is 13 and in 8th grade. Some of Allison’s hobbies are theater, dancing, and English jumping also known as horseback riding. If Allison could go anywhere on vacation, she would go to Ohio. Allison wants to be a private investigator as her future job. Allison owns six pet...

Teacher Tales: Mr. Wartella

Teacher Tales: Mr. Wartella

Maxwell Clews, Staffer

October 3, 2019

Mr. Wartella played football, basketball, and baseball when he was a kid. He loved them all, but he said that baseball was his first love. He went to DHH Lengel Middle School, then graduated from Pottsville Area High School. The Yankees are his favorite MLB team. He attended East Stroudsburg University...

Let me hear your Tide spirit!

Let me hear your Tide spirit!

Sarah Malek, Editor

September 30, 2019

On Friday, September 27, there was the second annual district wide pep rally. The pep rally was full of Tide spirit. All of the schools met in Veterans Memorial Stadium at the high school. The high school band and the 8th graders from DHHL played pep band music together. The cheerleaders from the high ...

Student Spotlight: Eily Painter

Student Spotlight: Eily Painter

Maggie Brennan, Staffer

September 24, 2019

Eily Painter has really enjoyed her first year at DHH Lengel Middle School. Eily grew up in Philadelphia, and last year moved to Pottsville. If Eily could describe herself in one word, it would be energetic. Eily plays club volleyball for East Coast Power Volleyball, and when asked why she plays volleyball,...

Student Spotlight: Jo Barnhart

Student Spotlight: Jo Barnhart

Rhyan Brennan, Staffer

September 23, 2019

Jo Barnhart is a fifth grade student here at DHH Lengel Middle School. She is in Mrs. Digris's class. Jo thinks the best part of middle school is being able to go places herself and having a locker. At home, Jo has a little sister named Lilah. She also has a dog named Pongo. Some of the sports that...

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