The Uproar

Good Talk: Mr. Caruso

Good Talk: Mr. Caruso

Samantha Solenday and Rin Swann

March 21, 2019


Filed under Features, Good Talk

How did you become a teacher at NASH? I was the director of the writing center at Bethel Park High School, and in 1996, I got a phone call from former NASH principal Larry Butterini. They were looking for teachers who had a background in writing instruction and asked if I would be interested in comi...

Full Speed Ahead

Full Speed Ahead

Nick Farabaugh, Sports Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Focus of Attention, Sports

A University of Virginia commit, Jack Wright is one of the leaders of an impressive NA Swimming squad that looks to repeat at States. How did you get interested in swimming? Well, my sister wanted to join a swim team before I did, and my parents kept pushing me to do it as well, and ever since then,...

A Different Kind of Dance

A Different Kind of Dance

Somya Thakur, Social Media Director

March 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Focus of Attention

Fresh off her yearly performance with the Yanlai Dance Academy, Rachel Tian gives the scoop on her journey through her dancing career. How long have you been practicing dance? I have been practicing dance at Yanlai Dance Academy since I was 8, so not even that young actually. What type of dance d...

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Hayley Simon, Arts & Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Focus of Attention

Alainna Dougherty is a well known student here at North Allegheny Senior High. She can be found going from table to table in the cafeteria each morning, spreading smiles wherever she goes. Passionate and expressive, Alainna isn't afraid to be herself. And as everyone who has had the pleasure of meeting...

To Start With

To Start With

Somya Thakur and Nisha Rao

March 7, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features

Stress! We all have it. Whether it's from an excessive amount of homework or early start times, it has become apparent that high school students face a disproportionate amount of stress. Due to this, the district has been considering initiatives to help with student stress, with the most notable being...

Taking Center Stage

Taking Center Stage

Ashley Borg, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Focus of Attention

As the spring musical approaches, we sat down with senior Evan Diulus to get the details on this year's show, Good News. What character do you play in the spring musical? I play football star Tom Marlowe in the musical this year. What is your favorite part of the upcoming musical? My favorit...

Are Stereotypes a Problem At NASH?

Are Stereotypes a Problem At NASH?

Connor Foran, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features

Over the past two weeks, the NASH Uproar asked 20 NASH students if they think stereotypes are a problem at NASH. Here are their responses:

On the Flipside

On the Flipside

Samantha Solenday, Assignments Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Focus of Attention, Sports

As the NA gymnastics season draws to a close, the Uproar sat down with team manager Logan Falk to reflect on the year. How long have you done gymnastics? I've done gymnastics practically my whole life, but I've been competing since I was six years old. Are you on a travel gymnastics team? I...

Good Talk: Mr. Furhman

Good Talk: Mr. Furhman

Maria Cima, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Good Talk

What did you do before you were a substitute teacher? Well, I’ll give a little history background on myself. I started teaching my first five years out of college. I taught high school -- I was a health and physical education teacher. Then, I had the opportunity to go to Penn State University to be ...

NASH Urban Dictionary

NASH Urban Dictionary

Maria Cima, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features

Ghetto/Main--refers to the parking lots Grid system--the way the school is set up Prison--the school itself Senioritis--the “illness” second semester seniors contract where they don’t care about school anymore once they get accepted into college Thumbs--all the bald male teachers at ...

Teen Dating Violence: Here are the Signs

Teen Dating Violence: Here are the Signs

Amanda Lu, Opinions Editor

February 28, 2019


Filed under Carousel, Features

There are many merits to being a teenager, but it’s no secret that we’re impulsive and ignorant and that we fall in love too quickly. These traits, though usually harmless, can have detrimental consequences. One such consequence is teen dating violence. February is National Teen Dating Violence Aw...

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