The High Post

The Rush to Judgment: Hatred of Others Hurts Us All

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

March 31, 2019

SHOUTING. NAME-CALLING. EXAGGERATING. BLAMING...  Breaking News. An exhausted sigh fills the air as the TV’s volume rapidly decreases until all is silent. The red eyes begin to water as blue tears drip down the cheek of America scorching the skin. The agitation increases and the blisters form. The itching begins. The swelling continues. The scarring remains. Traditional news outlets and social media platforms are dominat...

From Feeling Small to Making a Big Difference: Jon Pritikin Leaves GLSD Students Speechless And In Tears

From Feeling Small to Making a Big Difference: Jon Pritikin Leaves GLSD Students Speechless And In Tears

March 31, 2019

As a young boy Jon Pritikin was ridiculed, bullied and mocked because of an uncontrollable speech impediment. Today, Pritikin speaks with clarity and confidence about his devastating childhood and how h...

Mrs. Skala invites students to experience the power of reading

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

March 11, 2019

The book is opened and the pages are dog-eared as young Jill Skala tracks her finger along the fantastical story before her flowering and inspired mind, as the bus bounces along the countryside Skala is transformed into a world of imagination and possibility. Years later GLSD English teacher Mrs. Skala inspires and blossoms her students understanding through the transformational power of a book. “Ever since I can remembe...

Tattoo or Not to?

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

February 27, 2019

In the Latrobe Community and across the country more and more teenagers are choosing to tattoo themselves as a form of self-expression. According to a 2017 study by the American Academy of Pediatrics, more young people are choosing to get tattoos and piercings than ever before. It is important for all consumers to be aware of the regulations, risks, and regrets that may come with any permanent decision. While state laws ...

A Re-Examination On The Progression Of Teen-Vaping

Encouraging texts from The Truth Initiative anonymous text support.

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

February 12, 2019

A deep inhale absorbed into the body and crippled the lungs as he drew again on the unknown nicotine solution travelling through the core of our most valuable resource-- You. The numbers continue to in...

Future lawyers rise in Leeper’s Mock Trial

Future lawyers rise in Leeper’s Mock Trial

January 28, 2019

    All rise for the honorable Judge Leeper. Are both sides ready? Ready for the plaintiff your honor. Ready for the defense your honor. The opening statements are made by both sides and t...

“High Hopes” for rising musician at GLSD

“High Hopes” for rising musician at GLSD

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

December 16, 2018

The AUX cord buzzes. The leather snaps. The fifth fret vibrates as the first momentous note hums through the speaker. It’s another day for senior Alexander Petrie and his cherished guitar. Petrie...

GLSD bus driver Bethann Larkin is truly an inspiration

GLSD bus driver Bethann Larkin is truly an inspiration

Ryan Young, Editor-In-Chief

December 6, 2018

The snow is falling and the ice is forming on the windy roads as bus drivers are tasked with weathering the storm and delivering the most precious of packages to and from school, but GLSD bus driver Bet...

FCA President Mike Ross listens to God’s call on his life

FCA President Mike Ross listens to God’s call on his life

December 6, 2018

With headphones on and Alan Jackson music blaring, senior Mike Ross strives to outdo his last set with higher weights and more reps. Outside the gym Ross tunes his ear to hear God’s voice as he prepar...

Look To The Stars: Libra Season

Zoe Payne, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

As of September 23rd it is officially libra season, but what does that mean? When the sun enters an astrological sign, it becomes that signs “season”. People born between September 23rd and October 22nd are born when the sun was in the sign Libra. The position of stars greatly affects individuals and their personalities. The symbol for libra is a scale to represents libra’s love for balance. Because of this harm...

4 DIY Halloween costumes!

Taylor Harden, Public Relations

December 6, 2018

Who likes to save money instead of buying an overpriced Halloween costume? Yeah me too. That’s why I’m here to give you 4 ideas for Halloween costumes this year! The first one is Superwoman. All you would need is a blue tutu, red socks, a red shirt, and a Superwoman crown. The DIY version retails for $25 but the actual costume is $58.99. Next is a cat- common but cute- all you need for this one is cat ears and a clip-on t...

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