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Bands!

Bands!

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

   The Pottsville Area High School provides many opportunities for musically gifted students to develop their talents with other students. There are even some groups run by outside organizations that students can participate in. Whether they’re a brass, wind, string or percussion player, every stu...

AID Makes a Difference

AID Makes a Difference

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Have you ever been asked to buy a balloon in October or a flower in February? These are just a few parts of the many fundraisers Alpha Iota Delta, better known as AID, carries out during each school year. The club is made up of female students from each grade and is advised by English teacher Miss Meredit...

60 Seconds With Mr. Rhoades

60 Seconds With Mr. Rhoades

February 4, 2019


Filed under 60 Seconds, Showcase, The Buzz

Mr. Rhoades answers quick questions in a game of 60 Seconds.

Keep Calm and Derby On

Keep Calm and Derby On

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

January 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

A demolition derby is defined as a contest in which skilled drivers ram old cars into one another until only one car remains running. It becomes very destructive, which is senior Noah Brittenburg’s favorite part about demolition derby racing. “You basically try and kill the other team’s engine. It’s ...

What’s a Quiz Team?

What’s a Quiz Team?

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

     The Pottsville Quiz Team is one of the school’s best kept secrets. If you’ve ever seen a trivia show like Jeopardy, you already have an idea of what they do. Quiz team matches are like trivia competitions; someone will read questions about random topics, and whenever someone answers a ...

PBIS Hosts Basketball and Swimming Event

PBIS Hosts Basketball and Swimming Event

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

On December 20th, the middle school hosted a Tide PRIDE Basketball for both Pottsville and Saint Clair students. Seventh and Eighth graders were able to participate in the basketball games, and all students from 5th to 8th grade had the option to watch. Any students who did not wish to watch or partic...

Percussion Ensemble and Gabriel Youth Orchestra Play for Elementary Students

Percussion Ensemble and Gabriel Youth Orchestra Play for Elementary Students

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

December 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

  On December 12th, Mr. Steve Horvath took a group of percussion players to John S. Clarke Elementary School to put on a performance for the third and fourth grade students. It was a great experience for both the students and the musicians. The students couldn’t sit still during even the slowest s...

Tide Talk S3, Ep4 Penny a Week

Tide Talk S3, Ep4 Penny a Week

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, TideTV, Video

Dr. Zwiebel discusses the Penny a Week tradition with homeroom winner Carmen DiCello, top fundraiser John Hannaway and Student Council adviser William Rhoads

Fall Sports Recap

Fall Sports Recap

Alexis Yoder, Editor-In-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Football Aidan Moran The football team turned in a 6-4 regular season record. This included a win in an overtime thriller against rival Blue Mountain by a score of 41-40 and a convincing 21-7 early season win over a favored Wyomissing team. The first round of District XI playoffs for the boys ...

Do people’s parents influence their political beliefs?

Do people’s parents influence their political beliefs?

Blessyn Marcelle, Staffer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, The Buzz

Whether they like it or not, children usually mimic the behaviors of their parents. David Hannum, Spanish teacher, has similar beliefs. “Even as a teen, kids are listening to everything their parents say. It does not mean that they are feeble-minded. It’s like that with everyone; we listen to wha...

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