The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

  • Scholastic Art & Writing Contest: Deadline for writing is December 6th. Deadline for artwork is January 6th. Stop by the GOAL Office, room 249A, for more information.
  • DECA is collecting new or clean, gently used coats, jackets, hats, scarves, and gloves from Monday, November 15th - Monday, November 29th. Donations may be placed in the collection bins located in the vestibule or in front of the main office. All donations benefit Pittsburgh’s Outreached Arms to help those in need.
The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The effort behind performing in pointe shoes is more that meets the eye.

Behind the Barre

Camryn Gray, Staff Writer November 29, 2021

The misconception of dance as a simple activity done while wearing a pink tutu is far from the truth. Dance both doubles as an art form and a sport, which only emphasizes the intensity of the art. The...

An extravagant clock in Mr. Venezias room serves as a reminder of memorable students from last school year

Tokens of Lasting Thoughtfulness

Sam Podnar, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

Math teacher Mrs. Volpe’s room houses countless objects from her years of teaching. The corner by her desk is especially jam-packed with decoration, but one image sticks out: the face of Albert Einstein,...

Madeline, her grandfather Bob, and her brother spending quality time together.

Forever Thankful

Maddie Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 24, 2021

I remember the moment like it was yesterday. The moment when my world shattered, and one shattered piece would never again return to its rightful place. My mom called the family into the kitchen for...

Pittsburgh is the birthplace of many inventions, from the worlds first gas station to the first professional football game.

Pioneered in Pittsburgh

Andrew McLaughlin, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

For a small city, Pittsburgh has a long and storied history. 268 years ago, George Washington observed that the meeting of the Allegheny and Monongahela would be an ideal location for “absolute command...

At Last a Diagnosis

At Last a Diagnosis

Lorenzo Zottoli, Senior Staff Writer November 22, 2021

As I walked out onto the soccer field, I was filled with excitement and pregame jitters. It was the first game of my senior season, and I was positioned at the point of our diamond -- center midfield....

Membership retention is the key challenge for small clubs, some of which have had to stop meeting altogether.

The Small, the Fragile, and the Defunct

Michelle Hwang, Features Editor November 19, 2021

Ever heard of the Bluegrass Club?  Anime Club?  Sushi Club? No?  You're not alone.  Those one-time clubs are, alas, no more. At North Allegheny Senior High School, a few key names come to mind...

Finest in the Field

Finest in the Field

Waverly Younts, Senior Staff Writer November 18, 2021

How old were you when you started playing baseball? I started playing baseball when I was three. My brother and his friends would always play the game in the backyard. I would join in with them, so...

The All Too Well short film arrived with the re-recording of her album Red.

NASH Interprets All Too Well

Kara Mihm November 17, 2021

Amid Taylor Swift reclaiming her music and re-recording her first five albums, she dropped a major bomb last Friday, setting the media world aflame. After releasing her short film, All Too Well, which...

Good Talk: Mr. Sekelik

Good Talk: Mr. Sekelik

Quinn Volpe, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 17, 2021

You graduated NA in 2003.  What is the best part about being back at NASH? The green chalkboards still span the entire wall. I also enjoy the energy of the building. From class to class, this school...

Evan Mehalov, Ryan Manderbach, and Nick Roble have mastered the highs and lows at Happy Valley.

For the Besties, it’s all about authenticity

Kara Mihm, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2021

Tongues out, hips popped, and wrists bent, the Besties of Penn State have slo-mo’d their way into the hearts of over 145,000 TikTok fans.  Starting as a video journal to document the reality of college...

Coach John Neffs commitments to students after school are enormous, as he oversees two of the largest organizations at NA, the Cross-Country and Track and Field Teams.

It’s Not about the Money

Michelle Hwang, Sophie Lu, and Anthony Durzo November 8, 2021

It’s 7 PM on a Monday night. Outside of NASH, the stillness of the parking lot stands in stark contrast to the frenzied mayhem that took place just five hours prior. However, in the midst of the mostly...

The Senior Staff Officers are working together as a family to ensure the best senior year possible for the Class of 22.

At the Front of the Class

Maddie Harris, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 8, 2021

As the NA class of ‘22 embarks on the second quarter of their senior year, the three most cherished events of the year -- Senior Banquet, Prom, and commencement -- may feel as if they reside in the distant...

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