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History Night 2019

History Night 2019

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

May 15, 2019


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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,...

Athletes sign to colleges

Athletes sign to colleges

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Seven athletes have made the decision to further their academic and athletic careers at the collegiate level. They are seniors Victor Ortiz, Parker Zimerofsky, Josh Hamilton, Patrick Ryan, Samantha Day, Justice Minor and Bryce Dragna.   Victor Ortiz Ortiz will be attending Waynesburg University to...

Tohill named Girls’ Swimmer of the Year

Tohill named Girls’ Swimmer of the Year

Alexis Yoder, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Showcase, Sports

Years of hard work have paid off for senior swimmer Kylie Tohill. When the Republican Herald All-Area swim team was released, Tohill's picture was plastered on the front cover, meaning she was named the Girls' Swimmer of the Year. "I did not expect to win this award," Tohill said. "When I heard I...

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


Filed under News

     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...

Art Meets History

Art Meets History

Amanda Charowsky, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under ETC

Art and history go hand in hand. For Honors Advanced Drawing, students created posters about the labor movement- which some of them were learning about in their history classes. The posters were then entered in the Jenifer J. DuBois Fabric of Unionism Art Competition, a competition showcasing the...

A Production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

A Production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

April 7, 2019


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

     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...

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