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

Scout Gilliland

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer

Scout Gilliland is a junior at NASH and this is her first year writing for The Uproar. She runs for the NA Cross Country Team, plays the flute in the Band, and dances at Michele's School of Dance. In her free time, she hangs out with her family and friends and likes to be involved in her church.


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A view of yesterdays eclipse from Meadville, PA.

When It All Went Dark

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Yesterday's Flexible Instructional Day was no ordinary day away from NASH. For many students, Monday, April 8 was the occasion for students and families to witness an extraordinary astronomical event,...

Lets Roll

Let’s Roll

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

On Tuesday, September 11th, 2001, a total of 40 passengers and crew boarded United Airlines Flight 93. Earlier that day, terrorists hijacked three other commercial airplanes, flying two into the North...

At Face Value

At Face Value

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer March 18, 2024

Makeup holds power. And controversy. Originating in Egypt in the 6th century BCE, makeup was intended to appeal to the gods and express social status. It was worn by both women and men. Now a global...

Johanna (Gracie Durzo) sings Green Finch and Linnet Bird on the balcony.

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer February 26, 2024

That time of year has finally come around -- the Spring Musical! This year’s production, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet, is a different one because it's a thriller and a comedy. It is a 1979...

As kids, we were told about the dangers of phone addiction. Now that were older, we realize how true those dangers are.

Opinion: Our Parents Were Right

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer January 9, 2024

Our parents were right. It was those phones. When we were kids we would laugh when we heard “It’s that Snapgram and Tok Tik.” We always thought we knew better than they did because we had the world...

Good Talk: Mr. Clemmer

Good Talk: Mr. Clemmer

Scout Gilliland December 8, 2023

How long have you been at NASH? Since 6:45 this morning. Lol. For the past 24 years, I have tried to get here before the traffic gets too heavy and the lot is crowded. No teacher wants to park in “ghetto”...

The NASH parking lot at 7 in the morning on November 15th, 10 days after daylight savings.

Brighter Mornings

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer November 27, 2023

It’s only 5 o’clock??? It’s that time of year again: daylight savings. The clock fell back one hour on November 5th at 2 a.m, and things are already looking different, with more daylight during the...

Audrey II, the man-eating plant at the center of Little Shop of Horrors, grows to colossal size as the show progresses.

Don’t Feed the Plant!

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

The show is on. The 2023 fall musical, Little Shop of Horrors, written in the 80s by the team who wrote The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and more, opens tomorrow on the NASH stage. “The...

Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands, is a beautiful maze of buildings and canals. Tourists can see the city by boat.

European Vacation

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Noah Kahan performs in Syracuse, NY in 2023.

Noah Kahan on Tour

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

Noah Kahan, the 26-year-old singer and songwriter, writes pop-folk songs and is quickly becoming music’s next biggest thing. Late last month, he announced his 2024 We'll All Be Here Forever Tour North...

Younger siblings can face unexpectedly difficult emotions when their older brothers and sisters move away to college.

Away They Go

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer September 26, 2023

Seeing a brother or sister leave for college is not exactly something that younger siblings look forward to. Of course, parents have a hard time as well, but when the day comes, younger brothers or sisters...

Senior runner Eva Kynaston leads the pack at a recent NAXC race versus Butler.

Off to the Races

Scout Gilliland, Staff Writer September 7, 2023

The 2023 Cross Country Team has one of the largest rosters in North Allegheny athletics, but each runner agrees on a common goal - cross the finish line.  Though the team is a perennial powerhouse,...

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