Classes take spring field trips

Classes take spring field trips

Julia Pitts

It’s that time of the year again! Classes all throughout the grade levels are getting out of school to spend the day somewhere else. “Somewhere else,” meaning going on spring field trips. There are various different field trips occu...

May 30, 20173 Comments

Students recognized at awards ceremonies

Students recognized at awards ceremonies

McKenzie Quirin

During the month of May, students in grades seventh, eighth and ninth are recognized for the work and effort they put into the school year. They were recognized through a ceremony with many awards students can obtain on t...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Dzurko gains headway as teacher of the year finalist

Dzurko gains headway as teacher of the year finalist

Aurora Soural

“It’s nice to be recognized, that doesn’t always happen in the teaching profession. It’s also an honor to even be nominated by the administration- in particular Mr. Hatch,” stated seventh through ninth grade teacher, Tim D...

May 5, 2017No Comments

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Trump administration changes school food guidelines

Trump administration changes school food guidelines

Stevie Hoover

With a new administration in the Executive Branch, changes are going to be made. The previous First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, was instrumental in setting food guidelines for schools to follow that a majori...

May 30, 2017No Comments

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New cafe opens

New cafe opens

The Clay Cup is a new cafe located in downtown Altoona. They offer a wide variety of drinks and food. They also have a variety of T-shirts and mugs customers can purchase....

May 30, 2017No Comments

The Diary of an Oxygen Thief steals attention

The Diary of an Oxygen Thief steals attention

May 30, 2017

Gunslinger introduces Dark Tower series

Gunslinger introduces Dark Tower series

May 30, 2017

Disney introduces new Polynesian princess

Disney introduces new Polynesian princess

May 5, 2017

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Recent Sports Scores

  • Monday, October 16

    Girls' soccer

    AAJHS 3 - Spring Cove 3

  • Thursday, October 12

    Girls' soccer

    AAJHS 7 - Dubois 0

  • Tuesday, October 10

    Girls' soccer

    AAJHS 8 - Hollidaysburg 0

  • Thursday, October 5

    Girls' soccer

    AAJHS 7 - Mount Nittany 1

  • Wednesday, October 4

    Girls' soccer

    AAJHS 4 - Dubois 0

Ninth grade track athletes compete at districts

Ninth grade track athletes compete at districts

Paige Glasgow

"I liked the atmosphere at districts," freshman student Maggie Fox said. "It was incredible competing against some of the best athletes in our district." On Thursday, May 18, select athletes from the...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Ninth grade athletes play high school level sports

Ninth grade athletes play high school level sports

May 30, 2017

Softball season draws to a close

Softball season draws to a close

May 5, 2017

Track team pushes through season

Track team pushes through season

May 5, 2017

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Editorial

Editorial:  Students recollect school year

Editorial: Students recollect school year

May 30, 2017

It’s time to say goodbye to the 2016-17 school year and, for ninth graders at least, the Altoona A...

Editorial:  Fake bomb threat frightens students

Editorial: Fake bomb threat frightens students

May 10, 2017

Set the scene of March 24, 2017 in the Altoona Area Junior High school’s gymnasiums. The large rooms are...

Editorial:  Groundhog falsely predicts weather, gets away with it

Editorial: Groundhog falsely predicts weather, gets away with it

February 14, 2017

Groundhog day is a mere observance in America, with very few states celebrating it at all. Punxsutawney Phil, a...

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