The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Anthony Durzo

Anthony Durzo, News Editor

Anthony Durzo is a senior this year. This is his second year writing for The Uproar, although he has previously written for NAI's online newspaper, NAEye, for two years. Outside of school, he played hockey at Robert Morris University for eight years and plays piano. He also is a part-time team sales lead at a local sport store, Rally House, at Ross Park Mall. Anthony enjoys spending time with his friends and family in the Mt. Washington and Greenfield area of Pittsburgh.

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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

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...

Veteran Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a poor start to the season, which has fans asking if it will be his last.

Could This Be The End?

October 1, 2021

Tom Brady is the oldest quarterback in the National Football League. Lately, however, Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has looked far older than Brady, who continues to perform to the...

This docu series explains the frightening events of the September 11th, 2001, attacks.

A Review of 9/11: One Day in America

September 10, 2021

With the 20th anniversary of the September 11th, 2001 attacks on America, many television stations are putting together memorials or documentaries, including National Geographic. A six-episode docu-series,...

Peebles School was the first of seven elementary schools to be built.

The History of North Allegheny

September 8, 2021

Today, the North Allegheny School District consists of seven elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. The district has been presented with 20 awards and distinctions for their performance...

Audience applause and take a stand against the mandatory mask mandate.

Mask-optional supporters rally in North Park

August 25, 2021

It was all about freedom for the protesters who gathered at the “My Kid, My Choice” rally on Tuesday, August 24th in North Park. Many held signs for nearby drivers to view, while others spoke publicly...

While some students are ready to pitch their masks, others arent so sure.

Face to Face

May 24, 2021

It is that point in the road to recovery where fully vaccinated people are ditching the masks, leaving many excited to get back to their regular life like they remember. “All of us are tired of wearing...

Actor and comedian Billy Gardell has been a Pittsburgh Steeler fan his entire life.

No Place Like Home

May 13, 2021

Our hometown is our safe spot, a place we know like the back of our hands. Like any ordinary person, celebrities feel the same way when they think of the city of Pittsburgh. Here are just a few well-known...

The Tigers gathered around the Penguin Cup for the fourth time.

Ice in their Veins

May 4, 2021

The North Allegheny Ice Hockey Team has won the Penguin Cup for the fourth time in program history. On Monday, April 19th, the Tigers defeated the Mount Lebanon Blue Devils 4-1 at the Robert Morris Island...

Celebrities of all races and ethnicities united to create one of most famous and uplifting songs in history.

Ten Throwback Songs We Need To Hear Today

April 22, 2021

Many songs that dominate current top music charts consist of lyrics with very little importance or greater message. While they are often catchy and enjoyable to listen to, they do not appeal to what many...

Dr. Dirda is intent on making sure this school year ends on a high note.

A Spring Check-in with Dr. Dirda

April 12, 2021

In December of 2020, North Allegheny decided to close its doors once again due to an alarming number of cases of COVID-19. This put a great amount of stress on students and staff of NASH. However, over...

News Editor Abby Pingpank helps Staff Writer Christiaan Titus on an article.

Behind the Stories at The Uproar

March 23, 2021

Normally, we write about things going on outside the newsroom.  But we thought it might be of interest to open our door to the outside world and invite our readers in. Although writing in itself is...

A stained-glass window with portrait of St. Patrick.

The History and Festivities of St. Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2021

Every March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations incorporate parades, leprechauns, shamrocks, and pretty much anything green. Each component of this holiday has a backstory that has helped make it one...

Students were met with a blue screen last week following a Microsoft update that was pushed out to all district-issue laptops.

Out of the Blue

March 15, 2021

NASH students have been in a state of technological frustration for the past week, as a recent Windows update has rendered many users unable to access the home screen of their laptops. Since last Tuesday,...

CMA stars gather to make the iconic Forever Country video.

Breaking the Stereotype: Country Music

February 24, 2021

Imagine trucks, a dirt road, and an American flag waving in the wind. In the background, music blasts from a speaker. It's easy to assume that the music you are imagining is country. Those who do not enjoy...

The badge that sits on NASH School Resource Officer Rays uniform is a symbol of his dedication to public safety.

Behind the Badge

February 11, 2021

Duty, honor, and respect for one another are three of the main values North Allegheny Senior High School’s school resource officer espouses while protecting his school. Officer Todd Ray has been securing...

Werners senior pictures before she concludes her title as school board representative.

The Daily Planner

January 18, 2021

From the classroom to the meeting room, senior Julianna Werner is busy, to say the least. Alongside her dedication to schoolwork, she is also the North Allegheny School Board Student Representative. While...

A Review of Mariah Careys Magical Christmas Special

A Review of Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special

December 22, 2020

From “Vision of Love” to “Touch My Body," this pop and R&B sensation has done everything an artist can do. She has acted in a variety of movies and tv shows, performing at many historical landmarks...

Many decisions that impact NASH students on a daily basis are made right behind this door.

A Check-in with Dr. Dirda

December 11, 2020

It has been a tough three months for students and teachers. Since September 8th, the North Allegheny School District has switched multiple times between remote learning, the hybrid model, and for young...

The days of live concerts seem a distant memory as we continue to face cancellations of large public gatherings.

Remember When?

November 30, 2020

Oh, the goosebumps that would cover my body as my one artistic idol walks out onto the stage and the crowd applauds and screams their name. Some people wait years for their favorite artist to make a stop...

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently celebrating a franchise record winning streak.

Will We Make It?

November 20, 2020

The City of Champions appears at a new peak as the Pittsburgh Steelers boast a winning streak of what some are calling “on cloud 9-0.” According to CBS Sports, they are the 21st team tin NFL history...

Meals by the Thousands

November 5, 2020

Heinz Field welcomed back fans when the Steelers faced off against the Eagles.

The Return Of The Fans

October 12, 2020

Die-hard Pittsburgh Steeler fans dressed in black and gold were allowed to sit in the stands of Heinz Field yesterday, for the very time since the pandemic began.  Since last March, COVID-19 has left...

The cast and crew of Almost Maine meet in the NASH library to begin planning for the livestreamed event this November.

The Show Will Go On

October 1, 2020

It's a go! North Allegheny district officials have given the okay to NASH fall play directors Mr. Truesdell and Ms. Harrell to produce Almost, Maine this November. But this year, the theatrical experience...

Mr. Buchak is back at NASH, and hes ready to spread positivity with his encouraging attitude.

Good Talk: Mr. Buchak

September 16, 2020

He has returned! Mr. Matthew Buchak is back at NASH after spending several years at Marshall Middle School. Along with his position at NASH, he continues to work at MMS as Assistant Principal.  How...

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