The High Post

A Musician in the Making

Paige Lesko

February 16, 2018

Music is a large part of our lives. It’s played on our phones, on our TV shows, and in blockbuster hit movies. For some, music is what they eat, sleep, and breathe. Junior Tate McElhaney is one of those people in which music has made him who he is today. “It sounds cliché but I truly have been singing forever. I can’t imagine a life without it,” McElhaney said. His love and dedication to music has lead him to some ...

From the Sports to the Piano Bench

Paige Lesko, Print Editor

January 29, 2018

Ms. Surden’s Piano Lab Class is home to a diverse group of students and attracts students from all walks of life. From the sports bench, to the pottery wheel and the computer desk, students are attracted to the program’s inclusive and challenging aire. One of these students happens to be junior, Nate Clair. Nate was the star kicker with a Wildcat Football jersey on in the Fall, but now he is sporting some headphones...

The Drink that Makes You Think

Paige Lesko, Print Editor

January 29, 2018

Throughout the winter season, many people rely on hot drinks to stay warm. On early mornings, a warm, strong, cup of coffee is a necessity for those commuting to work or to school. It’s not just the warm temperature that is so alluring about these drinks, it’s what inside of them. Coffee and Tea contain a stimulant called caffeine that can over time cause an addiction. One would never think something so accessible and com...

Piano Lab Recital

January 24, 2018

You’ll ‘fall’ in love with the GLDC Fall Production

Paige Lesko

October 30, 2017

The Greater Latrobe Drama Club will be producing “The Mousetrap” by Agatha Christie this November directed by Kate Richards. You are sure to ‘fall’ in love with the fall production this year. This murder mystery has encapsulated audiences since the 1950s and has been running ever since its debut in Great Britain. The well-beloved classic is sure to positively impact the drama club’s show and provide the audience ...

The Impact of Tom Petty’s Legacy on Local Lives

Paige Lesko

October 12, 2017

Music has always been a large part of my life. This may have been from my parents introducing me to it at such a young age. As a child, music was always ringing through the halls of my Greensburg home, and my parents were always singing along. We would laugh and dance for hours as a family and my sister and I would ask, “Who is singing now, dad?” One of these musicians happen to be rock legend, Tom Petty. With my dad ...

The Tom Petty Legacy

Paige Lesko

October 9, 2017

“American Girl,” “Refugee,” and “Free Fallin’” are some of the classic singles released by Tom Petty that have left an impact in Americans for decades. Born on October 20, 1950, in Gainesville Florida, rock musician Petty began his ambitious career with a group called Mudcrutch. Eventually, they evolved into the legendary group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Their 1976 debut launched Petty’s lifetime of ...

Inventionland

October 5, 2017

Germany Roots Add Culture to GLSD

Paige Lesko

October 3, 2017

Every day, thousands of people immigrate to America in search of the “American Dream.” Greater Latrobe German teacher, Herr Kiefer, is a prime example that dreams do come true. Mr. Kiefer is a native German who came to the United States in July 2004. Kiefer met the love of his life in his hometown of Unna, Germany, but little did he know, he would have a new home in her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Transitioning...

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