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The Crowning of the Homecoming Court

The Crowning of the Homecoming Court

Aidan Moran and Alexis Yoder

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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. ...

Stories from the Port Carbon Flood

Stories from the Port Carbon Flood

Michael Johnson-Ponce, Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

       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...

Tide Talk S3, Ep 2 with Shannon Brennan

Tide Talk S3, Ep 2 with Shannon Brennan

October 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, TideTV, Video

This month, Tide Talk gets a makeover! In this episode, Dr. Zwiebel interviews Shannon Brennan, the new Director of Schuylkill Technology Centers. They discuss why you should consider STC for your high school education, and the food truck project.

60 Seconds With Mr. Bricker

60 Seconds With Mr. Bricker

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Buzz, Video

Justin Lescavage hosts this episode as chemistry teacher Mr. Bricker battles the clock.

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

What is the Emerging Health Professionals program?

What is the Emerging Health Professionals program?

Alexis Yoder and Christina Cook

October 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Recently, a new partnership between the Schuylkill Technology Center (STC), Penn State Schuylkill, Blue Mountain Health System, and Schuylkill Health created a new dual enrollment program called the Emerging Health Professionals. It combines interactive college-level classroom learning with observing real li...

Attorney gives presentation on law topics to students

Attorney gives presentation on law topics to students

Justin Lescavage, Staffer

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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 ...

60 Seconds with Miss James

60 Seconds with Miss James

Alexis Yoder, Tide Lines EIC

September 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Buzz, Video

Check out out first installment of 60 this year as we interview new high school teacher Miss James. Can she beat the clock?

Students navigate through the first weeks of school

Students navigate through the first weeks of school

Alexis Yoder, Editor In Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Can you believe that the 2018-2019 school year is already almost a month in? While it may seem like almost yesterday that students were trying to get the most out of the last days of summer, the new school year has already brought opportunities to learn and grow.   Pottsville Area High School The first two...

Junior Victoria Oswald chosen to attend PGSS

Junior Victoria Oswald chosen to attend PGSS

Gillian Revenis, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2018


Filed under News and Features, Showcase

Junior Victoria Oswald was told many times not to take four AP classes because it would be too difficult. However, she wanted to learn what she was passionate about and be prepared for college, so she took them. “I ignored everyone’s opinions because I saw the competition from other students at Pennsylv...

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