The Uproar

Sophia Caruso

Sophia Caruso, Senior Staff Writer

Sophia is a senior writer for The Uproar. She plays for North Allegheny Field Hockey and enjoys writing on the staff. Outside of school, she loves making art, traveling, and buying excessive amounts of coffee.

        

 

 

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Front Runner

Front Runner

May 12, 2021

For most North Allegheny students, participating in a sport is a normal part of their high school career. North Allegheny nurtures young athletes up into their final years of high school. However, only...

Local thrift shops around PA accessible and cost efficient.

The Positive Impacts of Thrifting

April 16, 2021

In the age of modern technology, online shopping has become increasingly popular especially during the pandemic. While online shopping is a quick and easy way to shop, it comes at a cost.  Clothing...

Good Talk: Mrs. LaSitis

Good Talk: Mrs. LaSitis

March 31, 2021

Has COVID changed the way you've had to teach your foods classes? If so, can you explain what adjustments you've had to make in order to accommodate students?  When we were hybrid, I wanted to mimic...

Up to Speed

Up to Speed

March 23, 2021

When did you start playing lacrosse?  I started playing lacrosse in fourth or fifth grade. What inspired you to start playing lacrosse?  I found out about lacrosse when I was on my way to a softball...

World Tai Chi Day, Nova Parks

In Slow Motion

February 2, 2021

In some of the most unprecedented times, it is no surprise that North Allegheny teachers are going above and beyond to help their students. Physical Education teacher Mrs. Winters, in particular, has been...

The Sketch Must Go On

The Sketch Must Go On

January 22, 2021

In a year full of cancellations, it's no small accomplishment that fifteen NASH theater students will deliver a performance Saturday night for the 29 Hour Show. Since 2004, North Allegheny students...

10 Interesting Facts About Christmas

10 Interesting Facts About Christmas

December 22, 2020

What comes to mind when you think of Christmas? Is it gingerbread houses and Hallmark movies or ice skating in downtown Pittsburgh on a cold December night? While this holiday and its wonderful festivities...

A Year in Your Ear

A Year in Your Ear

December 22, 2020

Every December, Spotify creates a personalized playlist consisting of an individual user's top songs and artists of the year called Spotify Wrapped. The feature gives users insight into what music genres...

Live(streamed) from the NASH Auditorium!

Live(streamed) from the NASH Auditorium!

November 23, 2020

It has been a year of firsts, but last Saturday's production of Almost, Maine, which was live-streamed due to the spread of COVID-19, was a particularly new experience not only for the cast and crew but...

Overtime

October 26, 2020

The Tiger-Thon student organizers have had to get creative in regards to fundraising this year.

Committed to the Cause

October 7, 2020

Planning TigerThon, North Allegheny's annual fundraiser that aims to ensure no child fights cancer alone, has always been a complicated, chaotic, and overall, rewarding process. But as the district begins...

Students around NASH are making the best of the mask mandate by taking the opportunity to express their style.

Facial Features

September 28, 2020

Masks are mandatory this school year, but that doesn't mean they can't also be fun. The following six students have embraced the new rule as a way to express themselves while keeping safe. Take senior...

Farewell, Dr. Scherrer

Farewell, Dr. Scherrer

June 8, 2020

North Allegheny has had the honor of having Dr. Scherrer as Superintendent of Schools for the past five years. He first joined the district back in 2013, when he was appointed Assistant Superintendent...

Mr. Eastly

Mr. Eastly

June 1, 2020

How long have you worked at NA? 18 years at NA. What was your role in the district? For the first three years I worked at the bus garage then I moved over to be a Special Needs Assistant. I have...

All American: A Review

All American: A Review

April 8, 2020

Teenagers have taken a strong liking to the CW’s new show All American, which is based on a true story of a teenager growing up in poverty in Los Angeles. The show, created by April Blair, consists of...

*Effects of Coronavirus on Businesses

*Effects of Coronavirus on Businesses

March 12, 2020

  With the recent spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) many workplaces and restaurants have taken precautions to help prevent any spread or contamination. The virus has forced closure on college campuses...

She's Got The Moves

She’s Got The Moves

January 28, 2020

When did you start dancing and why? I started dancing when I was three years old because I enjoyed performing for my family when I was little. I liked getting dressed up and learning new dances as a...

To fly from Florida to Cuba takes a little over an hour, but most Americans have been prohibited from traveling to the exotic and history-rich island.

So Close and Yet So Far: A Trip to Cuba

January 17, 2020

Over winter break, my family and I took a week-long trip to a destination few other Americans have visited: Cuba. We left early on December 29th and began our day-long journey to the country's capital,...

Senior Ava Ruppersberger gains possession over Boyertown in the second round of the PIAA tournament.  The NA girls went on to lose the match 2-3, in overtime.  But their season was one for the record books.

An End and a Beginning

November 12, 2019

It was a historic year for the Girls' Soccer team.  Winning their first-ever WPIAL title and capturing the student body's enthusiasm, the girls far surpassed all expectations. “One of our teams...

The WPIAL championship was only the start of impressively successful for the Girls' Soccer Team.

Goal By Goal

November 7, 2019

Strong from the start, the Girls' Soccer Team has of late been nothing short of unstoppable in its quest for a state title.  Next up is a PIAA quarterfinal match against Boyertown this Saturday. After...

Yoga Mondays

Yoga Mondays

November 1, 2019

School can be stressful for everyone, but it is especially taxing for our teachers. With homework, tests, and essays to grade, teachers are constantly under pressure to provide the best education for their...

The TigerThon 2020 campaign is now in full swing, following a memorable appearance by this year's patient ambassador at last Friday's football game.

Team Gage

October 22, 2019

Now in its sixth year, TigerThon kicked off its current campaign against pediatric cancer in the cutest fashion imaginable.  Last Friday before the football match versus West Allegheny, the TigerThon...

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