The Uproar

Phoebe Liu

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

Phoebe Liu is a senior at North Allegheny Senior High. She enjoys playing music, especially the piano and violin. Her free time is spent volunteering or golfing.

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Quarantine Bucket List

June 4, 2020

Although Allegheny County has will enter the “green phase” in this pandemic, and various retail shops around the area have begun to open, the experts still advise everyone to follow social distancing...

NA's top singles tennis player, Chase Davidson, has found unique ways to practice the sport in quarantine.

The Chase

June 3, 2020

Chase Davidson is a rising senior who had high hopes for his debut season on North Allegheny's boys' tennis team. With ten years of tournament experience under his belt, he was excited to embark on his...

Mr. Gliozzi

Mr. Gliozzi

June 1, 2020

How long have you worked at NA? I have worked at NA for 29 years. What was your role in the district? I have been an English teacher, Assistant Varsity Football Coach, Head Varsity Coach for Boys'...

“Together at Home” concert brings unity

April 27, 2020

On the night of April 18th, over 20 million people across the US tuned in to witness a TV special to spread awareness and hope for the COVID-19 pandemic. Created by Global Citizen, with the aid of Lady...

The Next Wave?

The Next Wave?

April 7, 2020

Over the past weekend in China, many places seemed to resemble life before, without any traces of any coronavirus ever happening, aside from the masks covering most faces.  The Chinese populace has...

Due to the unethical habits of many hoarders, the shelves in stores become empty even more quickly due to the already increased demand.

Not Gauging the Situation

April 1, 2020

“We’re sold out.”  Those were words that kept being uttered back to my mom and me as we tried to prepare for the coronavirus by buying a few essentials back at the beginning of the month. Apparently,...

NA DECA students came home from Hershey with a plethora of awards and trophies, seen with the ICDC qualifiers pictured above.

Down to Business

March 4, 2020

Last month, NA DECA members made the annual trip to Hershey for the state tournament. After stopping at Hershey’s Chocolate World to relax and have fun upon arrival, students quickly zoned in and got...

A Presidential Honor

A Presidential Honor

February 10, 2020

In a school where competition is as plentiful as staircases, it's not easy for students to earn distinctions that truly set them apart from their classmates.  But last week, with the U.S. Department of...

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New Years Round Two

January 25, 2020

With 2020 almost a month in, millions of people around the world await to celebrate a new year again, the Lunar New Year. Lunar New Year, Chinese New Year, or simply the Spring Festival is a festival beginning...

All Business

All Business

January 23, 2020

The success of today’s society revolves heavily around business, which is essential to daily life. Without businesses, the economy would not run efficiently, or produce and sell what consumers want....

Good Talk: Mrs. Sullivan

Good Talk: Mrs. Sullivan

January 14, 2020

How many years have you been teaching at NASH? 30 years of active teaching. I was hired as a long-term sub in 1987 and, after taking off 3 years to raise my kids, I never left.  Favorite memory...

The Distance that Separates Us

The Distance that Separates Us

January 10, 2020

Daily life at NASH can lead us to believe that everyone has found their place here.  We see our friends at lunch and in the halls and know the routine of the bell schedule and extra-curricular activities...

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

November 26, 2019

When November rolls around every year, it means that Thanksgiving is near. Spending time with friends and family as well as gorging ourselves on copious amounts of food all come to mind. After filling...

The Parking Lot Problem

The Parking Lot Problem

October 31, 2019

Last Thursday, on October 24, NASH students embarked on the usual drive to school, awaiting to park in either "Main" or "Ghetto." However, students quickly realized a slight problem: the entrance of Main...

Seniors are disappointed that the ACT will allow for individual section sittings next year.  Junior, on the other hand, are delighted.

Section by Section

October 31, 2019

It's a perennial dilemma: SAT or ACT?  However, soon the choice will get far more interesting. Beginning September 2020, students will be permitted to retake individual sections of the five-part ACT...

Good Talk: Mrs. Failla

Good Talk: Mrs. Failla

October 29, 2019

What were your interests in high school?  In high school, I was primarily involved in athletics. I was a gymnast, played volleyball, and ran track. I was also on the Yearbook staff with Ms. Beatty...

In Full Swing

In Full Swing

October 10, 2019

How long have you been golfing?  I started golfing in ninth grade, but did not take it seriously until the beginning of this year. What made you decide to play golf?  I decided to play because...

Just ask your teachers -- some high school memories last forever.

When They Were Young

October 2, 2019

In a district with an award-winning music program, it often seems impossible to improve upon what has already been accomplished -- but the NA Orchestra is doing just that.

Strung Together

September 11, 2019

The end of the summer brought back a familiar feeling for many orchestra students, dusting off the instruments and tightening the bows. For music students, heading back to school symbolized the start of...

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