• Just Breathe

    Just Breathe

    Sarah Heastings

    November 13, 2014

    Fingers furiously pound out word after word on the keys. A mug full of lukewarm coffee sits next to the mouse. An eye twitches,  and not even the caffeine is enough to delete the exhaustion written as clearly on your face as that college essay is on your PC. It’s coming and you’re running out of... 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 »»

  • Ebola Quarantine

    Ebola Quarantine

    Josephine Mlakar

    November 7, 2014

    Self-centered ‘logic’ could be attributed to factors stemming from the massive and extensive individual rights that as Americans we are blessed with. And arguably can be carried to the extreme. In the following situation, have some people gone too far? Ebola is one of the rare, but... READ MORE »»

  • A Glimmer of Hope

    A Glimmer of Hope

    Anna Shoup

    November 6, 2014

    October 24th, the North Allegheny Tigers faced the North Hills Indians in the rivalry football game of the season. After weeks of preparing and smack talk between the two teams over social media, they players took the field. Although the ancient rivalry has been an exciting aspect each year, the fans... READ MORE »»

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

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

    Alberto Sewald

    November 6, 2014

    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 referred to as the “Blue Album.” Since then however, the band has undergone scrutiny for veering away from their rocking origins... READ MORE »»

  • Biden’s Son Removed From Navy

    Biden’s Son Removed From Navy

    Kate Walsh

    November 6, 2014

      The public could not believe that our Vice President, Joe Biden, had to deal with his son Hunter being removed from the marines do to failing a drug test for cocaine. He was a lawyer by training and is now a managing partner at an investment company. Hunter began his career in... READ MORE »»

  • Leading Ladies

    Leading Ladies

    Olivia Diulus

    November 5, 2014

    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 orchestra and choreography.  Set in York, Pennsylvania in 1958, the show, “Leading Ladies” is a comedy that tells the story... READ MORE »»

  • Teens on Halloween

    Teens on Halloween

    Claire Fiffik

    October 31, 2014

    Candy, costumes, and trick-or-treating -- these are the traditions that classically signify Halloween. A typical scene on a Halloween night -- regardless of the weather, day of the week, or hurricane Sandy -- is young kids skipping from door to door filling up their pillowcases with an unhealthy amount... READ MORE »»

  • Students Take Over Baierl Before School

    Students Take Over Baierl Before School

    Cory Pullen

    October 14, 2014

    The Baierl Center, an incredible resource not only to the students here at North Allegheny, but to the whole North Allegheny community. Most students here are familiar with the Baierl Center, but for those who aren’t, the Baierl Center is one of the most useful buildings in the district. There is always... READ MORE »»

Class of 2015 Class Officer Speeches

1) Watch the speeches. 2) Vote online from the NASH Homepage. 3) Enjoy democracy.

October 21, 2014 • 0 comments

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District News/School Board (Week of November 17)

Josephine Mlakar and Audrey Shivler

NASH’s Senior Prom is already being planned! The theme is “Forever Young.”  Parents of students are being recruited to be involved in Post-Prom to help set up and also...  Read More »

November 19, 2014 • 0 comments

Local News (Week of 11/17/14)

Kate Walsh

Imagine yourself being stuck out in the freezing cold, snowing weather just because someone else is being careless. The animal rescue league recused 18 homeless dogs stranded...  Read More »

November 18, 2014 • 0 comments

NASH News (Week of 11/17/14)

Claire Fiffik and Anna Shoup

Senior prank or senior stank? This past week, NASH has had a bad case of the potty mouth. On two occasions, human feces were discovered in a bathroom sink and a soap dispenser....  Read More »

November 18, 2014 • 0 comments

District News/School Board

Audrey Shivler and Josie Mlakar

North Allegheny has been ranked #9 in the USA by the 2015 Niche K-12 National Rankings.  Our education and weighted evaluation has been put into play to put us in the top...  Read More »

November 16, 2014 • 0 comments

Just Breathe

Just Breathe

Sarah Heastings

Fingers furiously pound out word after word on the keys. A mug full of lukewarm coffee sits next to the mouse. An eye twitches,  and not even the caffeine is enough to delete...  Read More »

November 13, 2014 • 0 comments

National and International News (Week of 11/10/14)

Olivia Diulus

With the endless news cycle continuing to progress, here’s what’s going on around the world this week.   The United States and...  Read More »

November 11, 2014 • 0 comments

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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

Pop Culture (week of 10/10)

Maria Graziano

As the NFL football season gets back into its groove, it was announced that Katy Perry is set to perform during the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. Perry was up against Coldplay...  Read More »

October 10, 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

Pop Culture (week of 9/15)

Maria Graziano

There is baby powder in the air in the pop culture world. 19 Kids and Counting star Jill Duggar is 13 weeks pregnant with a baby boy alongside hubby Derick Dillard....  Read More »

September 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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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

Pack the Gym for Morgan

Pack the Gym for Morgan

Claire Fiffik

North Allegheny students are known for passionately supporting each other in every way whether it be sporting events, musicals, or concerts. However, those events only occur...  Read More »

October 1, 2014 • 0 comments

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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

PFEW Inspires Future Business Leaders

Claire Fiffik

Every summer,  Lycoming College and Pennsylvania College of Technology hosts the week long camp Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week, also fondly know as PFEW. This invaluable...  Read More »

September 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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