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

Kat Klinefelter

Kat Klinefelter, Staff Writer

After being Co-Editor in Chief of the NAEye their sophomore year, Kat is excited to spend her junior year writing for the Uproar. In the future, Kat dreams of creating nature documentaries like notable Shark Week videographer, Andy Casagrande. Outside of school she likes to perform in the NA musicals and has been in Lion King Jr., Titanic, 2021 Musical Review, and Mamma Mia. Kat also enjoys playing several instruments and spending time with friends and loved ones.

All content by Kat Klinefelter
The cover for Harry Styles third studio album.

You Are Home

May 20, 2022

Today, 28-year-old British singer Harry Styles released his third studio album, Harry's House. However, this would be the eighth album that Styles has been on.  Starting when he was only 16 years old,...

The Netflix adaptation of the graphic novel Heartstopper makes a few changes but remains true to the authors ultimate message.


May 3, 2022

Like most people, I spend my weekends binge-watching whatever Netflix show catches my eye. I’ve currently been in a Netflix slump, switching between Bridgerton, New Girl and Jane the Virgin. However,...

Let’s Do Lunch

April 6, 2022

Though the chorus and orchestra students were able to get the first half of their Virginia trip in, the second half had to be shortened due to illnesses.

A Trip Cut Short

April 4, 2022

As rain pounded the windows of the buses on Thursday, March 31, and a tornado warning sounded, North Allegheny chorus and orchestra students were still in high spirits. For many of the students, this was...

According to the human resources department at NA, staffing difficulties have largely been invisible to students.

[Photo] NA schools face a nationwide teacher shortage

March 25, 2022

According to the human resources department at NA, staffing difficulties have largely been invisible to students.

Ms. Grecco and Mr. Frascas engagement at the Harmony Inn.


March 22, 2022

Love is in the air for several NASH teachers this year.  It was February 26, when NASH chorus teacher David Schmeich asked his girlfriend of three years, Megan Ochs, to marry him.  But the couple's...

Maneskin band members, Ethan Torchio, Victoria de Angelis, Damiano David and Thomas Raggi, after they won the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision 2021: Where Are They Now?

March 4, 2022

As nominations for the 2022 Eurovision song contest start to come out, many people have stopped paying attention to the acts as soon as they stepped off the stage. This is quite common for artists who...

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How has the pandemic affected students in schools outside NA?

February 22, 2022

It was January 11, when Hampton Roads Academy junior Cassie Dornan was quarantined. Hampton Roads Academy is a small private school in Newport News, Virginia, with only about 600 students. Her school enforces...

Aris Pastor creating snowflakes for the Gender Equity Series.

Deck the Halls

December 23, 2021

When NASH students entered school on Monday morning, they were greeted by stunningly decorated hallways, created by the various organizations at NASH. This feat was all thanks to Student Council sponsor...

How to Pottery

December 8, 2021

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Magical Family, Magical Movie

December 6, 2021

Have you ever walked into a movie theatre with absolutely zero expectations regarding the movie you are about to see? That’s exactly what happened to me when I found myself at the Monroeville Mall Cinemark...

Children are taught that the history of Thanksgiving is a story of friendship with a fairy tale ending.  The truth, however, is far more complicated.

The Troubled History of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving bothers me.  My issue with it isn’t the part where people visit their families. It isn't being grateful for the things we received in the past year. It isn’t even the food, though...

As climbers know, school-sponsored sports are not the only athletic outlets available to students.

On the Ascent

November 16, 2021

A month ago, I wasn’t expecting to find myself suspended forty feet in the air in the same gym where I took gymnastics lessons twelve years ago. I wasn’t even expecting to have a weekly ritual of going...

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

All in the Wrist

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...

Ahlam Weidman, the parent coordinator for the NA Musicals, is an ever-present face during show season.

Musical Mom

October 18, 2021

Ever wonder what it takes to put on a North Allegheny musical? Of course, there are the musical directors, choreographers, stage crew, and actors, but did you know that there is one more section of the...

The film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical may leave fans disappointed.


September 30, 2021

From Broadway to the silver screen, the Dear Evan Hansen movie hit theaters last Friday.  The long-anticipated stage-to-screen musical follows Evan Hansen, a high school student with social anxiety....

Ms. Grecco, new to NASH, spends her day teaching 11th graders American history.

The Best of Both Worlds

September 16, 2021

Many people may know her as the bubbly social studies teacher who teaches World Cultures at NAI and Modern American History at NASH. She is a friendly face located on the third floor and is the embodiment...

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