The High Post

Sofia Herr

Sofia Herr

William Beddick, News Editor

January 4, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, School News, Showcase, Student Features

“I started to take art seriously in the sixth grade, but I’ve always been drawing since I was little.” said rising artist, Sofia Herr. Since the age of five, Herr was doodling in sketchbooks fil...

Monster Cookie Mason Jar Holiday Gift D.I.Y.

Monster Cookie Mason Jar Holiday Gift D.I.Y.

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Photography

Monster Cookie D.I.Y. Ingredients to put in jar: 5 tablespoons of granulated sugar   ½  cup brown sugar   1 ½  cups of all-purpose flour   1 teaspoon o...

Art is a Rewarding Process

Art is a Rewarding Process

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

December 11, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Photography, School News

Art is a form of expression. It’s a way for people to showcase their capabilities, emotions, and creativity. Many students in our school have a desire to turn their love for art into a career. Fortunat...

Thrift Shopping: Out with the New, in with the Old

Haliee Cherrington, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Local News

Thrift shopping is going to a thrift store, buying several outfits, and not breaking the bank. It’s the best way to get vintage or eye-catching clothing for cheap! Thrift shopping has been gaining popularity throughout the world due to social media. Influencers such as Emma Chamberlain and Haley Pham frequently post videos of buying and styling their thrifted outfits. There is an abundance of stores to thrift at in Westm...

Choral retreat and band bring special gifts to GLSD

McKenzie Bonar, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local News, School News, Uncategorized

Greater Latrobe isn’t only known for its great sports teams and D1 players, but also its outstanding arts including band and chorus. This school year, our band and chorus have done many exciting things as a team in order to create a very successful year. Marching band is a group of talented students that bring so much to the school and to our sports games. This year, they attended the Penn State Band Jam and performed ...

Chris Rodell Inspires the High Post Writers

Chris Rodell Inspires the High Post Writers

November 27, 2018

Chris Rodel has lived his life through happiness.  On Wednesday, October 23, author Chris Rodell visited the Greater Latrobe Journalism Class and gave the students a bit of inspiration.  He gave us in...

Optimal Organization

Optimal Organization

Sara Majorsky, Business Manager

November 20, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Opinions, Photography, School News, Student Blogs

High school is full of responsibilities, obligations, and new experiences. Having different activities to juggle all at once can get stressful to keep track of at times. So to help students make the m...

Fall Leaf Lanterns

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Photography

         Fall Leaf Lanterns Materials: Fake leaves (or real) Mason jar Mod podge or watered down glue (optional) Tacky Glue Small LED candles or tea light candles Sponge brushes or paint brushes (only if you are using mod podge or watered down glue) Raffia Ribbon or yarn/reg. ribbon (optional)   Step 1: Take a leaf and use tacky glue to outline it in the glue. Step 2:stick it on the mason jar. Ste...

5 minute Beginners Halloween Makeup

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

Wildcat: Materials: Orange, white, and black face paint (Optional) Black eyeliner Step 1:  Using the Orange face paint ally to the middle forehead, nose, and chin. (Make sure that you have a nice layered coat.) Step 2: Now use the orage to cover the cheekbones and up to the temples.  Fill in the rest of the space with the white face paint. Step 3: Using the black face paint or eyeliner make the muzzle to do this make the ...

Author Chris Rodell Inspires the High Post Writers

November 9, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews, Features, School News

On Wednesday October 23, author Chris Rodell visited the Greater Latrobe Journalism Class and gave the students a bit of inspiration.  He gave us insight on how to become better writers. As a teenager Rodell decide he wanted to be an author. "I used to deliver newspapers and loved the idea there were men and women paid to tell stories. Then I began reading Mike Royko's columns and said, yep, that's what I want to do," sai...

All In The Timing Press Release

All In The Timing Press Release

November 7, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Greater Latrobe Senior High Students present “All in the Timing”   DATES: November 9 and 10, 2018 TIME: 7:30 PM in the SHS Auditorium TICKETS: $10 Adults and $8 for Students...

Lesco Credit Union Bank

Lesco Credit Union Bank

Sydney Laidacker, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

This summer Greater Latrobe Senior High put in a new student-run Lesco Credit Union Bank in the cafeteria.   Students can open up an checking account and withdraw and deposit money. The students ...

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