Announcements for Thursday, Nov. 10.

(11/2-11/15) Have you ever wanted to improve your ability to speak in a classroom setting?  Would you like to develop your public speaking skills?  Or maybe you are interested in better communicating with others and clearly expressing your ideas? If you are looking to become a better speaker or presenter, then Speech League might be the club for you!  On Wednesday, November 15th, there will be an informative meeting regarding Speech League from 2:45 – 3:30 after school in Mrs. Palilla’s classroom – ROOM 410.  Any student in grades 6-7-8 is welcome to attend. If you are not able to attend the meeting, be sure to join the Google Classroom for more information by using the classroom code zaybiul.


(11/10) On November 11 and 12, the AAHS Performing Arts Club will present “Puffs: Or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic.” This hilarious spoof of your favorite boy wizard will feature 50 talented students onstage from the Altoona Area High School. With the students also involved backstage, there will be over 100 students involved in this production. Reserved Seating Tickets are being sold online at They will also be sold at the door 45 minutes prior to each show, which starts at 7:00pm. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $5 for staff and students.  Come and enjoy this magical show!!


(11/10) Teachers, please dismiss students going on the Juniata Gap Day of the Arts field trip to the auditorium at 8:20 this morning.  Mrs. Palilla will meet them there. Thank you!


(11/10)  Attention students:  Here is a riddle:  I’m tall when I’m young, and I’m short when I’m old.  What am I?  If you like puzzles and riddles and the 24 game, come to our Mathcounts meeting Wednesday after school from 2:45 until 3:30.  Please see Mrs. Abbott in C275 for details or email.  (Answer – a candle)