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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...

JSC Students Rewarded at the Library

JSC Students Rewarded at the Library

Carly Mohl, Staffer

December 4, 2019

Last Thursday, students from John S. Clarke Elementary School were rewarded for their good behavior by having the opportunity to meet Nadine Poper, an author and school librarian, at the Pottsville Free Public Library. Poper, who was born near Cressona, wrote the books Porcupette and Randall and Randall....

Gabriel Youth Orchestra is in Treble(Clef)

Gabriel Youth Orchestra is in Treble(Clef)

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

November 26, 2019

Screech. Screech! This is a common sound before the start of an orchestra rehearsal. String instruments often sound squeaky and screechy as they tune. However, these sounds are becoming fewer as not many string players are participating in the ensemble.  Every year, there are fewer string players j...

Students get Inducted into National Honor Society

Students get Inducted into National Honor Society

Alex Maley, Staffer

November 25, 2019

PAHS students who excel in their classes were rewarded as they were inducted into the National Honor Society. National Honor Society is a group of 36 juniors and seniors who excel in academics, follow the P.R.I.D.E rules, and do more than expected. Inductee junior Jake Montgomery said, “National...

Hoodie Season?

Hoodie Season?

Josh Daubert, Contributor

November 22, 2019

‘Tis the season to dress warmer. Hoodies seem to be the mood during this time of year, but there is a time and place for them. One of those places is not in school during the school day. At the end of October, PAHS has announced that they will be confiscating the hoodies of students for the whole school...

Thanksgiving Preview was Rather Filling

Thanksgiving Preview was Rather Filling

Samantha Woodford, Staffer

November 21, 2019

Ding! Ding! The timer goes off for the oven as you sit at the table. The scent of turkey and stuffing reaches your nose as you breathe in the soothing aroma of homemade food. Looking around, you see smiling faces and decorations- the table in front of you full of delicious food and surrounded by people w...

“Bawl and Brawl” at Martz Hall Benefits Leiby

“Bawl and Brawl” at Martz Hall Benefits Leiby

Carly Mohl, Staffer

November 20, 2019

Sunday evening, the community rallied together in support of the injured North Schuylkill quarterback, Jaden Leiby, for a “Ball and Brawl” at Martz Hall. Members of the wrestling team, as well as both boys and girls basketball teams, scrimmaged one another in quick, half hour increments. The proceeds...

Pottsville’s Crimson Players are Planning Their Annual Spring Musical

Pottsville’s Crimson Players are Planning Their Annual Spring Musical

Madison Wright, Staffer

November 19, 2019

Students stomachs were in knots all day. On November 14th, 2019, in seventh period the cast list for the annual musical was released. This year’s extravaganza is The Pirate Queen.  “No way,” freshman Zoe Holden said as she read the cast list for the first time and saw her name under Queen Eli...

2019 Pottsville Graduate Battles Cancer

2019 Pottsville Graduate Battles Cancer

Tanya Johnson, Staffer

November 19, 2019

In our school, 2019 graduate John Hannaway is a well recognized name. From raising about 3,000 dollars to buy Christmas presents for poor families, to leading the band as band president, salutatorian, it would be hard not to know of him. On November 4th, Hannaway was diagnosed with testicular cancer....

Tricks, Treats, and So Much More!

Tricks, Treats, and So Much More!

Alex Maley and Tanya Johnson

November 1, 2019

In the weeks leading up to Halloween, students from across the district had the chance to participate in a variety of holiday-themed activities. John S. Clarke held its annual Fall Festivities, complete with costume parade on Friday October 25. Staff and students from JSC walk around the bus circle ...

Prayers for Six

Prayers for Six

Carly Mohl, Staffer

November 1, 2019

A parent’s worst nightmare took place during the football game last Friday night. Jaden Leiby was making a tackle on Pottsville’s Bobby Walchak. As he was running to make the tackle, Leiby crashed into Walchak and was seriously injured. Leiby, who rushed 13 times for 134 yards and 3 touchdowns...

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...

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