Announcements for Tuesday, Sept. 6

This is an important message about the Fitness Room:  The Fitness Room will unfortunately not be opening today after school as previously scheduled.  The Fitness Room will now be opening for business tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7, after school from 2:40 to 4:10pm.  Sorry for the inconvenience and we hope to see you tomorrow!


Students, do you need help with your homework? Need a Wi-Fi connection to complete assignments on your Chromebook? No worries! The Chromebook Café is open for your convenience. It will be held in room C234 after school from 2:40-4:10 p.m. No need to sign up. Just show up! We are here to help! The first day will be today.


Students:  Do you like to build with Legos?  Do you like to get creative with friends?  Then you may want to sign up for the library’s monthly Lego Club meeting.  We build creatively or with kits during Lego Club and our first meeting is Wednesday, September 7th from 2:45-3:45 in the library.  You must sign up in the library before the 7th in order to come because space and building materials are limited.  And this is a club that can have new members every month!  So if you can’t make it in September, we will have another club in October that you can sign up for.  So stop down to the library and sign up to build with us before Sept. 7th.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. McCaulley in the library.  We’re looking forward to building with you!

Attention 6th and 8th grade students:
If you are interested in joining student council, applications can be picked up from Mrs. Helsel in the gym if you are in 6th grade and Mrs. Bronson in Room 212 if you are in 8th grade.  Applications are due Friday September 9.


Students interested in being a part of the junior high drama club MUST return their Data Sheets to Mrs. Palilla by the end of the day today. Tech Crew applications for the fall show are now available.  The applications MUST be turned in by today as well! Forms can be returned and picked up in the baskets outside of Mrs. Palilla’s room (C410).

Those auditioning for the fall show are reminded that those auditions will be taking place on Thursday, September 8th.  Please refer to the audition sheet you received for more information.  We must have your data form returned and on file in order to audition.


Students it is time to show your school spirit!!!!  Wednesday, September 7th will be Maroon and White day.  Wear your Maroon and White as the 8th grade football team takes on Hollidaysburg at Mansion Park.  Join the student section to cheer on your 8th grade football team and have a chance to win beads, water bottles, candy, and t-shirts. GAME TIME 6:00 at Mansion Park


This Month’s School counseling tip Tuesday topic is Study Skills. Learning how to study is key in maintaining good grades. Find the strategy that works for you! For more information, stop by the first floor guidance office or see your English teacher.


All Seventh Grade Student Council applications are due on September 7 to Mrs. Anderson in room 357.  Please see her if you have any questions.

Congratulations to both the boys and girls Jr. High Cross-Country teams for the impressive showing at the Big Valley Invitational this past weekend. 8th Grader Seth Leib won the whole race in a time of 9:32.
Xander Fredrick was not far behind, finishing in a time of 9:50, which was good enough for a 5th place overall finish.

The girls were lead by 8th graders Ashlyn Noce and Brionna Adams who finished in 4th and 5th place overall with times of 10:37 and 10:47 respectively. Come on out to Logan Elementary this Wednesday to see these runners compete in their first home meet of the year with the first race beginning at 4:30. Go Mt. Lions and Lady Lions.

 In order to maintain a safe, orderly and enjoyable atmosphere for all those attending the
8th  grade football game at Mansion Park on Wednesday evening, the following rules and
procedures will be enforced.
       All students in grades 6 through 12 must show a current AASD ID to be granted admission
into the stadium.
       No backpacks will be permitted in the stadium.
       No loitering is permitted.  Students/Spectators must sit in the stands.  Aisles must be kept
clear at all times.  Congregating under the bleachers or around the concession areas will not be
       AAJHS students will sit in the designated student section.  This section will be monitored by
stadium officials.
       There will be no walking around the outside of the field during the football game.
       Students/Spectators who throw food, drink, or other items will be immediately escorted
from the stadium, will not be allowed re-admittance, and may be banned from the stadium for
the remainder of the school year.


Students/Spectators who refuse to comply with stadium officials’ directions will be immediately escorted from the stadium, will not be allowed re-admittance, and may be banned from the stadium for the remainder of the year.


All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade girls who are interested in playing basketball, open gyms start this week! The first one is Thursday September 8th from 6:00-7:30 here at the junior high! There will be a calendar handed out with more dates and times for this month! If you have any questions, please come see Coach Bailor in Room 471. We hope to see you there!