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NA senior Marko Kosanovich helps lead the NA boys' team to victory during Saturday's tournament.

Making a Splash

September 16, 2021

It’s 7:30 on Saturday morning, the 11th of September, and junior Mikayla Tieppo is making her way to NASH bright and early, most likely before her peers in school are awake. It is a big day for her and...

Generation Z taking to the streets, demanding for their voice to be heard.

The Fight for Our Right

September 7, 2021

The year 2021 has internationally presented its fair share of challenges and obstacles. Generation Z, in particular, has had to endure some of the hardest years of their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic....

As the 2021 Safari yearbook showcases, it was a different year, but it was not without its fair share of excitement and rewards.

Junior Reflections

June 10, 2021

As the North Allegheny junior class enters into their last week of school, the class as a whole is reflecting on the entirety of the year they have just endured. The bright, sunny weather and opening of...

The NASH Orchestra rehearses for a Night at Newman.

At Last, the Performance is On

May 25, 2021

Note: This event was postponed to Thursday, May 27 As the all too familiar ringing of the school bell sounds through the halls, it is time for junior Erik Bloomquist to head to his band class, where...

This sunset North Park offers people the chance to relax, unwind, and enjoy the moment.

The Meaning of Sunsets

April 30, 2021

Life as we now know it is full of ups and downs; nothing is seemingly constant in this ever-changing world. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, our old lives seem so far behind us. However, although it doesn’t...

Olivia Rodrigo shocks the world for the second time in 2021, releasing her second single from her upcoming album.

A Review of “Deja Vu”

April 13, 2021

After her hit single "Driver’s License" took the world by storm in January, Olivia Rodrigo stepped up to the plate and delivered us her second single, entitled "Deja Vu." Released mere months after "Driver’s...

Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky dance the night away at their final high school prom together before their new lives begin.

For the Rest of their Lives

March 30, 2021

Finalizing the installment of the To All The Boys film series, To All The Boys: Always and Forever was released February 12th, 2021 on Netflix. This American teen romantic comedy film based on the 2017...

10 Songs for Sunny Days

10 Songs for Sunny Days

March 24, 2021

With the days growing longer, the nights much shorter, and the weather significantly warmer, the end of school and beginning of the long-awaited summer months are just around the corner. Walking out...

Harry Styles performing his No. 1 single 'Watermelon Sugar' as he opens the Grammy Awards Ceremony Sunday evening.

A Year of Records at the Grammy’s

March 18, 2021

Eyes of family and friends were glued to the screen, firmly planted in front of their television at 8:00 P.M. sharp. Music lovers alike gathered together, anxiously awaiting the arrival of their favorite...

The 7 Degrees Brass Band rehearses in band member Logan Henderson's garage.

7 Degrees of Syncopation

March 16, 2021

Seven boys. Five instruments. One musical family. Meet the 7 Degrees Brass Band. Founded at North Allegheny, the 7 Degrees Brass Band came onto the scene in late 2019. The group consists of seven boys:...

Depicted above are many influential women throughout history, such as Michelle Obama and Malala.

Women’s History Month

March 1, 2021

March is known for St. Patrick’s Day (along with Shamrock Shakes from McDonald’s), but one of the most important aspects of the months is much larger, though it is unfortunately lesser known. March...

Tom Brady, the quarterback from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers showed next to Patrick Mahomes, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback.

A Game to Remember

February 5, 2021

This year's NFL season was full of new rules, sudden changes, and tons of uncertainty, but the end is finally in sight. The 55th Super Bowl is set to occur this Sunday, February 7th, in Tampa, Florida,...

Finishing Strokes

Finishing Strokes

January 28, 2021

Athletics at North Allegheny are not to be taken lightly, as the competitive spirit and determination of North Allegheny’s student athletes are shown in games and meets throughout the district. The dedication...

A Review of

A Review of “Drivers License”

January 19, 2021

Sixteen. Idolized, celebrated, a milestone in adolescence. The thrill of maturity, freedom, and adult responsibility at age 16 is inseparable from the coveted driver's license. For Olivia Rodrigo, obtaining...

The absence of in-person school can feel like an endless cycle of monotony.

Finding Meaning in the Seemingly Meaningless

January 13, 2021

Picture this: you’re looking out your bedroom window after hearing laughter—children's laughter—coming from outside. You see kids in the street, running around, playing ball with their parents, and...

As part of the annual Stuff-a-Bus campaign, fire trucks collected thousands of toys to donate to children in need.

Stuff a Bus 2020

December 10, 2020

Snow is falling all around, and lights are being hung from every tree. There's a certain kind of joy in the air. With the festivities of Thanksgiving now behind us, the holiday season has finally begun,...

With the arrival of winter comes the risk that we are one of the roughly 10 millions Americans who struggle with Seasonal Affective Disorder.

Out of Season

November 24, 2020

The arrival of the holiday season and all its attendant joy can mask a serious problem that affects over ten million Americans. As trees grow bare and skies turn to slate, Seasonal Affective Disorder...

The film teaches viewers the importance of living out your dream, no matter the cost.

Review of Clouds

November 10, 2020

Inspired by a true story, the new Disney+ original, Clouds, has touched the hearts of many within a few weeks of its release in October of 2020. This movie is based upon the memoir Fly A Little Higher:...

Mr. Geibel's music is a representation of his own personality.

Saturday Night’s Alright

November 4, 2020

Strobe lights, fog machines, electric guitars, and friends gather together in a small basement in Bellevue on a Saturday night-- eating, drinking, and singing along to their favorite tunes performed by...

Face Shields: Are You Really Protected?

Face Shields: Are You Really Protected?

October 23, 2020

It's a common scene at NASH and throughout America's schooling system. Face coverings are now the norm, and not by student or teacher choice.  School districts have mandated the health measure. While...

Dietz behind the blocks ready to race during the 2019 WPIAL Championships held at Pitt.

An Early Calling

October 12, 2020

Arguably one of the most challenging parts of school has nothing to do with schoolwork at all— it can be simply getting out of bed in the morning. Rising before the sun and heading out the door is a...

Suicide prevention starts with destigmatizing mental illness and reaching out to those who may be struggling.

Not How My Story Will End

September 23, 2020

The author Christine Mason Miller once wrote, “You have the power to say, ‘This is not how my story will end.’” It's a vitally important sentiment, especially this month. The month of September...

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