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The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

The Student Voice of North Allegheny Senior High School

The Uproar

Reese Marsalis

Reese Marsalis, Staff Writer

Reese Marsalis is a senior and excited to contribute to The Uproar for her first time. In her free time, Reese enjoys playing lacrosse, reading, exploring, and spending time with friends and family.

All content by Reese Marsalis
Ms. Green

Ms. Green

June 1, 2020

How long have you worked at NA? 27 years at NA, 35 years teaching overall. What was your role in the district? Technology & Engineering Education teacher and Department Chair What will...

The Power of Potter

The Power of Potter

May 29, 2020

My eyes were transfixed on the television in front of me. Packages of Chocolate Frogs and Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans lay across the couch and I clutched my homemade Hogwarts acceptance letter...

A staple of the community, Monte Cellos remains in business, thanks to its curbside pickup program.

Empty Restaurant, Full Stomachs

April 22, 2020

The economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic is documented daily in the national media, but the wreckage of lost jobs and income is a local story, too. One hometown restaurant, a longtime North Allegheny...

Isolation is a necessary protectant against a viral outbreak.  But when we have the opportunity to safely help others, the experience can add meaning to our quarantined lives.

Find Joy in QuaranTEAM

April 2, 2020

The sun beat down on my face. Music blasted from the speaker sitting on my driveway. The soccer ball ricocheted off of my knee and flew into the tall pine tree at the side of the yard. I look up to hear...

A Playlist to Survive Quarantine

A Playlist to Survive Quarantine

March 26, 2020

Billy Joel once said, “I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” Life...

The Buzz Episode 6: Coronacation

The Buzz Episode 6: Coronacation

March 23, 2020

While the gang may not be in the studio, Jeannie, Reese, and Michael connect online to discuss how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting their lives and the world at large.

NASHs First Super-Club

NASH’s First Super-Club

March 2, 2020

Late last month, on an otherwise quiet Thursday at 2:30 pm, students gathered in the library, preparing for a meeting whose agenda was unknown to them. Head leaders from 35 of NASH’s clubs convened for...

The Buzz Episode 5: Instagram Ads

The Buzz Episode 5: Instagram Ads

February 18, 2020

This week, the cast gives their opinions on school dances as seniors, Valentines Day, and Instagram ads

A Halftime Hit

A Halftime Hit

February 4, 2020

Millions of people tuned in last Sunday evening for the most anticipated football game of the year: the Super Bowl. For fifty-four years, Americans have gathered together to cheer on their favorite team....

Remembering Mac Miller

Remembering Mac Miller

January 21, 2020

On September 7, 2018, I had just finished getting dressed for a North Allegheny football game. While waiting for my ride, I opened Twitter. Immediately, my heart skipped a beat. I frantically looked around...

The Buzz Episode 4: College Plans

January 17, 2020

In this episode, Jeannie, Reese, and Michael talk about their post high school plans plus a college admission horror story you must hear!

Dating has long been a part of the teenage experience, but for all of its benefits, its imperative to know the warning signs when relationships turn abusive.

When Teenage Relationships Turn Abusive

January 15, 2020

With Valentine’s Day and Morp a month away and Prom preparations soon to follow, there's perhaps no better time of the year to be in a relationship. It's a daily spectacle. Couples hold hands in the...

Sweet Tooth Temptations

Sweet Tooth Temptations

December 19, 2019

The feeling of walking into a crowded kitchen during the holiday season is indescribably amazing. As dinner is being prepared on one side, the cookie table continues to grow. My mouth begins to salivate...

The Buzz Episode 3: Christmas Special

December 16, 2019

The Buzz talks about their Christmas plans and traditions. Stories are told, laughs are shared, and the joy is spread.

NABA on the Mind

NABA on the Mind

December 5, 2019

The time of year has finally arrived. For a year, NASH and NAI students alike have anticipated the dropping temperatures, the break from school, and the holiday spirit enveloping the community. Never mind...

Will Cinker, one of the Student Section Leaders, kicks off the first pep rallies in years at NASH.

In the Spirit

November 8, 2019

High schools around the country hold weekly pep rallies, but until today no student at NASH had yet to experience one of their own.  Even NASH Principal Dr. Kreider had not enjoyed such an event since...

The Buzz Episode 2

The Buzz Episode 2

October 31, 2019

Jeannie, Reese, and Michael give their thoughts on abortion and try to answer tough philosophical questions surrounding reproductive rights.

The casual language we use to sound ironic can be hurtful to those of us who suffer from mental illness.

A Weight on One’s Mind

October 31, 2019

High school can be a challenge for everyone -- the early mornings, late nights, rigorous tests, time consuming extracurriculars, social drama, and college applications, the list goes on. For many students,...

Book Review: The Lovely Bones

Book Review: The Lovely Bones

October 18, 2019

Everyone has pondered the possibilities of life after death. Is heaven real? If it is, what is it like? How does one get there, and are our loved ones always really with us after they pass? Alice Sebold...

The Buzz Episode 1

The Buzz Episode 1

October 3, 2019

Welcome to the NASH Uproar's latest podcast: The Buzz! In the first episode of The Buzz, the crew talks about Shane Dawson's latest series, role models, and more!

Good Talk: Mr.Longo

Good Talk: Mr.Longo

October 2, 2019

How long has SADD been a club at NASH?  Not exactly sure.  It existed when I started at NASH in the fall of 2003, and likely many years before that. What do you want the student body to know about...

Its only common sense that, the more a student is absent the more their grades are at risk ... but to what extent?

Tardy Troubles

September 9, 2019

At the end of the first week of school, the senior and junior classes gathered in the auditorium for the beginning-of-the-year assembly. With a sense of summer still buzzing in the air, many found it difficult...

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