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The Crowning of the Homecoming Court

The Crowning of the Homecoming Court

Aidan Moran and Alexis Yoder

November 2, 2018


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On Friday, October 12, the 2018 Homecoming Court was crowned at halftime of the varsity football game. Seniors Samantha Day and Bernie Guzick won the titles of queen and king, and they were crowned by the 2017 winners, Marielle Przywara and Max Kelly. ...

Halloween Parade at John S. Clarke

Halloween Parade at John S. Clarke

Greta Hill, Staffer

November 2, 2018


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On Friday, October 26, 2018, the elementary school held a Halloween parade for the students. Costumes filled the halls as the children walked past their classrooms and peers. Monsters, angels, unicorns, and even a rubix cube were seen at the event. Mrs. LeeAnn Bosack, John S. Clarke’s art teacher, said “This...

Stories from the Port Carbon Flood

Stories from the Port Carbon Flood

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

October 25, 2018


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During the middle of August, Pottsville was hit with a devastating storm. Roads were closed, basements were flooded, and even band camp was cancelled. While a lot of people felt the effects of the flooding, no one felt it harder than Port Carbon. Many different people have different stories from the...

Drama Students Travel to DeSales

Drama Students Travel to DeSales

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Staffer

October 19, 2018


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       On October 4, a group of around 30 students in various drama classes as well as members of stage crew went on a field trip to DeSales University. Though the main event of the trip was a production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” students were able to participate in workshops tha...

Parents Attend Caron Organization’s Presentation on Substance Abuse

Parents Attend Caron Organization’s Presentation on Substance Abuse

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

October 11, 2018


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On Monday September 17, the Caron Foundation presented to parents from throughout Schuylkill county at Pottsville D.H.H. Lengel middle school. The presenter, Allison Odin talked about substances that teens commonly abuse such as alcohol, marijuana, cigarettes, vapes and caffeine, as well as strategies...

Attorney gives presentation on law topics to students

Attorney gives presentation on law topics to students

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

September 26, 2018


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On Monday September 17, students viewed a presentation by guest speaker, Attorney Arlen “Rick” Day. He discussed many important issues such as underage driving, underage drinking and drug use. Mrs. Tiffany Hummel, high school principal, said, “It’s important to touch base with students about ...

Does name recognition affect Drama Club show attendance?

Does name recognition affect Drama Club show attendance?

Mark Disabella, Staffer

June 1, 2018


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     You have probably heard the saying, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”  Many people not only judge books by their covers, but also judge musicals and plays by their covers, or titles. In March, the Drama Club presented the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, and the audience ...

Remembering a legend

Remembering a legend

Mark Disabella, Staffer

May 3, 2018


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     Mr. Henry J. Larsen, the teacher known for swinging a sword around in the air while screaming at pep rallies, was born December 30, 1945, in Philadelphia, PA. He attended William Tennent High School in Warminster, PA, and graduated in 1963. After high school, he attended Bloomsburg State Colle...

Lengel teams succeed in technology contests

Lengel teams succeed in technology contests

Alexis Yoder, Editor

April 26, 2018


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When seventh grader Dominic Steidle competed at the Regional Computer Fair March 5, he wasn’t expecting to come out on top. When his team was announced as the winner of the programming category, he was surprised. “It was very joyful,” Steidle said. “We were not expecting to win.” Steidl...

PAHS alumna promotes careers in math

PAHS alumna promotes careers in math

Emma Walinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2018


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When Dr. Heather Shappell, a 2007 PAHS graduate, finished her graduate program at Boston University, she felt like she needed to do more with the knowledge she had built thus far in her career than just continuing with her daily work duties. That is when the idea sprouted to bring what she had learned b...

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