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

In the aftermath of COVID-19, the need for blood donations is especially strong.

A Vital Gift

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer November 24, 2021

On Wednesday the 23rd, after over a year without an in-person blood drive, NASH once again partnered with nonprofit organization Vitalant to collect life saving blood products. Although blood donations...

During her lunch period, NASH junior Ella Zimmer pets Quigley.

Fur Real!

Kate Gilliland, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

On Friday, November 13th a special furry guest visited NASH. The kindhearted and playful black labradoodle Quigley was greeted with warmth and enthusiasm from students and staff.  “I strongly think...

Mr. Rhinehart spent 18 months creating the 4x8 graveyard miniature now on display in the NASH library.

It’s a Small (and Spooky) World

Quinn Volpe, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 12, 2021

AP Language English teacher Lance Rhinehart specializes not only in the art of teaching Moby Dick and rhetorical analysis.  For the past year and a half, he has spent much of his free time building a...

Writers use National Novel Writing Month to get as many words into a draft as they can in a demanding challenge to compose an entire novel in a single month.

50,000 Words. One month.

Aris Pastor, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

While some may think of November as the month of Thanksgiving break or the days when the chilly air turns into frosty mornings, many writers see the month as a different time. National Novel Writing Month,...

Unlike last year, this years gym curriculum involves a swim unit that intimidates many students.

Taking the Plunge

Emily Janosko, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Since the pandemic prevented the swim unit from being incorporated into the curriculum last year, practically every student at NASH began the year with their own speculations about their potential return...

NASH senior Emma Scott meets with AP English 4 teacher Mrs. Rhinehart for a college application essay conference.

By the Letter

Sam Podnar, Staff Writer November 9, 2021

Pick a NASH senior at random and look at the tabs open on their laptop—chances are, you’ll find,, and the ever-popular Reddit thread r/applyingtocollege. College application...

The skeletons in NA resident Kristin Millers front yard change clothes daily throughout the month of October, much to the delight of her neighbors.  Featured in this photo from earlier this month is the cast from Seinfeld

Skeleton Crew

Kate Gilliland, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

October is notable for being the month of the start of fall, pumpkin-flavored everything, and Halloween. As October 31st draws near, it's not uncommon for neighbors to go all out and decorate the outside...

The students in Mrs. Johnsons ALS class take a break from their bracelet-making fundraiser to show off their work.

All in the Wrist

Kat Klinefelter, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

When Special Education teacher Marybeth Johnson visited with her family friend, Angela Degnan, over the summer, she had no idea that her lessons plans for the first quarter of the upcoming fall semester...

NASHs Creative Writing Club is in full swing, fostering creativity and community in students.

So the Story Goes

Virginia Lucas, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

Pressure from friends.  The search for new ideas.  A fresh set of eyes to give creative feedback.  The reasons that NASH students first join the Creative Writing Club vary. However, once in the door,...

Students and staff at NASH are masking up and keeping a distance to  keep COVID-19 cases at zero.

NASH COVID-19 cases currently sit at zero

Anthony Durzo, News Editor October 14, 2021

We are now almost two months into the 2021-2022 school year, and unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic has yet to be concluded. Masks and social distancing guidelines are still required in PA schools, but...

NASHs auditorium has been met with an onslaught of Devious Licks, shown by the missing arm rests.

Senseless Prank, Steep Price

Michelle Hwang, Features Editor October 11, 2021

Sit in one of NASH’s auditorium chairs and there’s a chance that your elbow will meet cold black metal instead of the classic polished wood of the armrest. Looking around the rest of the auditorium,...

Newman Stadium turned pink on Friday night.

Friday Night in Review

Sally Cho and Quinn Volpe October 10, 2021

Two words provoked the flocking of North Allegheny community members of all ages to the senior high Friday night: Homecoming weekend.  The cheering of students and the arrival of 15 floats marked the...

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