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Students Show Off Technology Skills in PA Media Design Competition

Students Show Off Technology Skills in PA Media Design Competition

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

May 31, 2019

On Tuesday May 21, students from many schools competed at the PA Media Design Competition at Dickinson College in Carlisle. The PA Media Design Competition is an annual event that allows students from different schools to compete against each other using their computer and technology skills. Student...

Students Honored at Scholar Athlete Breakfast

Students Honored at Scholar Athlete Breakfast

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 29, 2019

        When we think of student’s strengths during their time in schools, we typically imagine either one who is exceptional on the field or one who is exceptional in the classroom, but the ability to excel in both is shown by Zach Turnitza and Alexis Yoder. The first annual scholar athlete br...

History Night 2019

History Night 2019

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 15, 2019

History Night is one of Pottsville’s greatest traditions. Every year, juniors in Mr. Taronis’ American history classes get into groups to give students and parents a glimpse into the past with a topic of their choosing. There were so many topics for people to choose from that there was no shortage...

Donate Blood in School

Donate Blood in School

Alexis Yoder and Christina Cook

May 13, 2019

Did you know that a single donation of blood can save up to three lives? One blood donation provides different blood components that can help up to three different people somewhere out in the world who are either suffering from a trauma or in need a blood transfusion. Blood is needed almost every tw...

Senior Saturday

Senior Saturday

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 10, 2019

On May 18, the students will come in to make up for time lost from snow days and delays. Some students are confused as to why they should have to come in on a weekend instead of just coming in on May 31, the day after the senior’s last day and the date of the crimson carnival. Mrs. Hummel said,...

Students Enhance Their Engineering Skills

Students Enhance Their Engineering Skills

May 1, 2019

Engineering Club is new to PAHS and was started at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. It provides students with hands on engineering experiences. The club is managed by Mrs. Suzanne Fredericks. At after school club meetings, students work collaboratively to solve complex engineering design chal...

Drama Club Travels to New Hope for a Festival

Drama Club Travels to New Hope for a Festival

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 22, 2019

     On Thursday, April 11, the Drama Club took their annual trip to the Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope for a festival and competition. The theater resides in a building that was formerly a grist mill for grains, but the building is now used for musicals and other dramatic productions. The yearl...

Furry Friends at JSC

Furry Friends at JSC

Amanda Charowsky, Edtior

April 9, 2019

First grade students bustled into the cafeteria, all looking forward to seeing two very special guests - a dog, and a cat, residents of the Hillside SPCA shelter in Cressona. Their arrival was signaled by students whirling around in their seats and pointing as volunteers Michaela Royer and Matthew Leit...

A Production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

A Production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 7, 2019

     It’s hard to believe that’s it's been a full year since the Drama Club took us to the wonderful world of business with How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying, but with a new year comes a new musical. This year they have taken us to Paris with a performance of The Hunchback of No...

Turning a Dream into a Reality

Turning a Dream into a Reality

Greta Snukis, Staffer

March 29, 2019

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is run through the Schuylkill Chamber of Commerce. Students learn how to run businesses and become owners of their own companies. Students can learn about manufacturing businesses, retail, and so much more through the YEA program. Junior Samantha Mihoda, a participant in the...

Lengel K’nex the pieces

Lengel K’nex the pieces

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

March 29, 2019

Fifth grade students in Mrs. Amy Digris's class competed in the 2019 STEM Design Challenge featuring K'nex Regional Competition, which held at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit. Teams across Pennsylvania who competed were tasked with creating a machine that can move three objects at least six inches acr...

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