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Good Talk: Mr. K

Good Talk: Mr. K

Lea Hendricks, Advice Editor

September 14, 2017


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  How many countries have you been to? 24   Where was the last place you traveled to? Japan and Rwanda   Where is the next place you plan on traveling to? The Devil's Pool in Zambia   What song do you wish could play every time you entered a room? "Kung Fu Fighting," by Carl Douglas   What country has been yo...

Good Talk: Mr. Schmiech

Good Talk: Mr. Schmiech

Katelyn Steigerwald, Junior Class Editor

September 14, 2017


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  Many know that you are a North Allegheny alumni. What is it like to teach at a school you once attended? I feel like a totally different person than I was when I was a student here. Although many things about the school are the same. A lot of the staff are still here and many of my former...

Good Talk: Mr. Gapsky

Good Talk: Mr. Gapsky

Madelynn Stibbard, Head Interviewer

September 13, 2017


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  How long have you been working here at NASH? In what ways has it changed?  I have been here off and on about in total for 26 to 27 years. I started back in '86, but then I became the Head Custodian at  Hosack Elementary and then at Marshall Elementary and then eventually made my way ba...

No to Nutmeg?

No to Nutmeg?

Stefan Bordeianu, Community Editor

September 12, 2017


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It’s finally fall! The leaves are turning, we're beginning to worry about Homecoming dates, and the Pumpkin Spice Latte has once again invaded Starbucks and Instagram feeds. With so much excitement about the drink, I decided to go out and try one myself. Before I went to Starbucks, I asked ...

My Way / Sebastian Immonen

My Way / Sebastian Immonen

Sebastian Immonen, Contributor

September 11, 2017


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Cafeteria Angst?

Cafeteria Angst?

Zachary Ehling, Culture Editor

September 9, 2017


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It takes a certain amount of courage to stand in the cafeteria line on the first day of school. To wait behind strangers in a new environment while slowly progressing towards the inevitable dishing-out of food takes a considerable amount of mental strength--and rightly so. It is challenging not to be...

Greek Festivals for Dummies

Greek Festivals for Dummies

Stefan Bordeianu, Community Editor

September 8, 2017


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This was a great year for the Greeks in the North Hills. The annual Greek Food Festival at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church broke records once again by raising over $550,000. The church also accepted donations for Hurricane Harvey and was able to raise over $8,000. Thanks to the great community o...

Memes, an Examination

Memes, an Examination

Nick Giorgetti, Politics Editor

September 8, 2017


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If there is one species of media that typifies the digital age, it is the humble meme. Of course, a meme may last a day, but another may stay popular for months or even years.  The best ones say a lot about ourselves, so let's examine a few notable efforts in recent memory.   Oh, th...

Good Talk: Ms. McEwen

Good Talk: Ms. McEwen

Josie Wadlow, Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


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  Before becoming the Assistant Principal of North Allegheny Senior High, did you have any other jobs in the educational field? Yes, I did. I was the Assistant Principal at Green Valley Primary in the East Allegheny School District. They combined with Logan Elementary, also located in the East...

Good Talk: Ms. Baschnagel

Good Talk: Ms. Baschnagel

Madelynn Stibbard, Head Interviewer

September 7, 2017


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  How has your NASH experience been so far? Has it been very different from teaching at Marshall? It has been really good! There has been a lot of change so I am getting used to everything. I am still trying to navigate the school, and I am currently very dependent on the arrow signs, and i...

My Way / Sofia Ackerman

My Way / Sofia Ackerman

Sofia Ackerman, Copy Editor

September 5, 2017


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Last year I moved from Germantown, Maryland. I never thought I’d get to write those words, but goodness gracious am I glad that I can. Our family is originally from the Pittsburgh area, and most of my extended family members live in Wexford. My father had moved to Washington D.C. many years ago...

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