• The Place is the new place to be

    The Place is the new place to be

    Cory Pullen

    December 8, 2014

    Here at North Allegheny, the average student may find themselves out of the loop. They may think to themselves, “What’s today’s date?” or “We had homework in that class!?” but one thing that should never run through any student’s mind is “What’s in that room?”. In the Senior High,... READ MORE »»

  • Album Review: One Direction’s Four

    Album Review: One Direction’s Four

    Alberto Sewald

    December 5, 2014

    Of all the radio pop acts right now, One Direction seems to have some of the most dedicated fans. They appear to have successfully filled the void left by Justin Bieber’s “growing up” and the subsequent self-destruction of his wholesome image; the UK group has fully captured the cash cow that is... READ MORE »»

  • No Butts About It

    No Butts About It

    Claire Fiffik

    December 4, 2014

    It is instilled the minds of teenagers that they are unique individuals who should express their own ideas, styles, and ways of life; there is no set standard of how a person should think, act, or look. While this is the message taught by parents, family members, teachers, and religious leaders, modern... READ MORE »»

  • A Race Against Tom

    A Race Against Tom

    Anna Shoup

    December 3, 2014

      November is a very important month, not just because of Thanksgiving, yummy food, colorful leaves, and countless days off of school, but because it is election month. Although the buzz for kids was about having four wonderful days off of school, a much more newsworthy event was... READ MORE »»

  • Black Friday

    Black Friday

    Olivia Diulus

    December 2, 2014

    If you don’t know the story of the first Thanksgiving, you have probably been living in a dark hole for most of your life.  The Pilgrims came to America and couldn’t figure out how to grow their own food, so the Indians saved them from impending starvation.  Everyone gathered together around the... READ MORE »»

  • Crash Landing

    Crash Landing

    Sarah Heastings

    December 2, 2014

    More than forty years ago, the United States put the first man on the moon. Neil Armstrong took his first step and the world held its breath as it heard him say, “This is one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind.” Man has gone even one step further, with the European Space Agency sending... READ MORE »»

  • Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify

    Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify

    Josephine Mlakar

    December 2, 2014

      For listeners, spotify is a fast and new music browser allowing you to search an artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label to find your desired song.  For Country-Pop artist Taylor Swift, it's an weak experiment that doesn’t fairly compensates the writers, producers, artists,... READ MORE »»

  • For the Kids, For the Cure

    For the Kids, For the Cure

    Audrey Shivler

    November 7, 2014

    For The Kids, For the Cure NA Introduces Their Own Version of THON   Every Year, Penn State University holds a fundraiser and dance marathon called “Thon.”  The goal of the Dance Marathon is to raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer. The students... READ MORE »»

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National/International News Week of 12/16

Olivia Diulus

With everything going on around the world, here’s what’s happening this week: The National Hockey League is experiencing a Mumps Outbreak.  Several players have contracted...  Read More »

December 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Pop Culture (Week of 12/8/14)

Katie Franc

As the holiday season approaches, we now will look over some of the greatest stories in pop culture for the year. Major deaths that occurred were Robin WIlliams with a tragic...  Read More »

December 12, 2014 • 0 comments

District News December 8-12

Audrey Shivler and Josie Mlakar

At Bradford Woods Elementary School, your help is needed! Parents are needed to help volunteer.  Help is needed with “set up, concessions, making cotton candy, raffle ticket...  Read More »

December 11, 2014 • 0 comments

Local News (Week of 12/8/14)

Alberto Sewald

In recent weeks, developments in the cases of Michael Brown and Eric Garner have caused protests to erupt across the nation. On November 24, a grand jury decided against the...  Read More »

December 9, 2014 • 0 comments

Pop Culture (Week of 12/1/14)

Katie Franc

As the holidays approach, we all look forward to the festive songs. One of the greatest is Mariah Carrey’s All I Want for Christmas is You. However, when Carrey was...  Read More »

December 5, 2014 • 0 comments

A Race Against Tom

A Race Against Tom

Anna Shoup

  November is a very important month, not just because of Thanksgiving, yummy food, colorful leaves, and countless days off of school, but because it...  Read More »

December 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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Album Review: One Direction’s Four

Album Review: One Direction’s Four

Alberto Sewald

Of all the radio pop acts right now, One Direction seems to have some of the most dedicated fans. They appear to have successfully filled the void left by Justin Bieber’s...  Read More »

December 5, 2014 • 0 comments

No Butts About It

No Butts About It

Claire Fiffik

It is instilled the minds of teenagers that they are unique individuals who should express their own ideas, styles, and ways of life; there is no set standard of how a person...  Read More »

December 4, 2014 • 0 comments

Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify

Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify

Josephine Mlakar

  For listeners, spotify is a fast and new music browser allowing you to search an artist, album, genre, playlist, or record label to find your desired...  Read More »

December 2, 2014 • 0 comments

Album Review: Weezer’s Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Album Review: Weezer’s Everything Will Be Alright in the End

Alberto Sewald

It has now been more than 20 years since Weezer released their self-titled debut album in 1994. In that time it’s become a multi-platinum-selling classic, affectionately...  Read More »

November 6, 2014 • 0 comments

Leading Ladies

Leading Ladies

Olivia Diulus

The cast of the Fall Play here at NASH is gearing up for its performances in mid-November.  This year’s show is sure to be an entertaining one, complete with a 15 piece...  Read More »

November 5, 2014 • 0 comments

Pop Culture (Week of 10/13/14)

Katie Franc

This week in pop culture, Time magazine created a list of the world’s most influential teens. Surprisingly enough, Kendall and Kylie Jenner made the cut. However,...  Read More »

October 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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Sports (Week of 12/1/14)

Sarah Heastings

Football   The North Allegheny Tiger Football program received a great honor, with ten of its players being named to Northern...  Read More »

December 4, 2014 • 0 comments

Sports News (Week of 11/10/14)

Sarah Heastings

Ice Hockey The NA Tiger Ice Hockey team earned a hard fought victory against the Central Catholic Vikings. Junior Paul Gonchar scored the game winning goal in OT,...  Read More »

November 12, 2014 • 0 comments

NASH Sports (10/27/14)

Cory Pullen

Ice Time The Boys Ice hockey team is rolling through their regular season at 4-1 so far 5 games in. They have won by a season margin of 22-9 points, and their only...  Read More »

October 29, 2014 • 0 comments

NA Sports (Week of 10/13/14)

Cory Pullen

The North Allegheny Football team is carrying a five and two record into this week’s friday night’s football game, and trying to maintain success going into Latrobe. Last...  Read More »

October 15, 2014 • 0 comments

NASH Sports (Week of 10/6/14)

Sarah Heastings

Boys Soccer   Amidst the excitement of Senior Night, the NA Tigers boys varsity soccer team suffered a heart breaking loss...  Read More »

October 9, 2014 • 0 comments

NASH Sports (Week of 9/29/14)

Cory Pullen

North Allegheny athletics is taking the WPIALs by storm, and headed for states. Both the girls’ tennis team and individuals on the boys golf team are flying past the opponents...  Read More »

October 1, 2014 • 0 comments

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The Place is the new place to be

The Place is the new place to be

Cory Pullen

Here at North Allegheny, the average student may find themselves out of the loop. They may think to themselves, “What’s today’s date?” or “We had homework in that...  Read More »

December 8, 2014 • 0 comments

Variations

Variations

Kate Walsh

Variations Our school is fortunate enough to issue a Variations book every year. The Variations  is run by Mrs. Esposito and Mrs. Lombardi. The Variation book allows the...  Read More »

October 8, 2014 • 0 comments

The Spring Musical Has Already Begun

The Spring Musical Has Already Begun

Alberto Sewald

“Auditions are always nerve-wracking,” says NASH senior Lindsey Davis, “but I think it’s fun.” This past Saturday, students flocked to school to partake in the exciting...  Read More »

October 2, 2014 • 0 comments

Rain Boots in the Rainforest

Sarah Heastings

Lush green vegetation covers the landscape and the enticing melodic tones of the spanish language glides on the passing breeze. Costa Rica: a culture, a home, a world so different...  Read More »

September 10, 2014 • 0 comments

Francs’ Take France

Josie Mlakar

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September 10, 2014 • 0 comments

“Chase the Monkey”

Cory Pullen

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September 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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