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    Announcements for Monday, Feb. 5!

    Attention Students:  The library is hosting its monthly Lego Club meeting on Wednesday, February 7th from 2:45 to 3:30 in the library.  Please sign up in the library if you plan to attend and be sure to have a ride at the main doors by 3:30.

    Congratulations to the JH wrestling team as they finished their season by winning the Juniata tournament with 270 team points! 1st place finishers were Mikey Nardozza, Dom Picciotti, Deklan Barr, Brayden Wible, Dom Verrticelli and Mike Colyer. Special congrats to Deklan Barr for going undefeated again this year to climb his junior high career record to 58 wins and zero losses. The JH team ends their season ranked #2 in the entire state of pennsylvania.

    “Any 8th grader that missed the FOOTBALL meeting last thursday needs to report to Mr. Camberg’s room, C431, at some point today for a brief informational meeting.”

    Attention athletes signed up for baseball:There will be an open gym on Wednesday, Feb 7th for any athlete that has signed up for baseball and is currently a member of the google classroom.  Please refer to the baseball google classroom for more details.

     The annual Mathcounts Competition was held Saturday at the Altoona Campus of Penn State University. Participating were: Abdrahman (Abe) Elsadeg, Evan Getty, Diego Gil, Jaylynn Klotz, Oliver Krainer, Evan Marvich and Swayam Patel. Our students did extremely well!  The top 4 go on to states in Harrisburg. Abe Elsadeg took 9th place overall, Evan Marvich took 4th place, Oliver Krainer took 2nd place and Diego Gil took 1st place in the Blair county region.  Altoona Junior High also had the top team which also goes on to states in Harrisburg in March.  Team members are: Diego Gil, Oliver Krainer, Evan Getty and Evan Marvich.  Please congratulate these students today for their fine performance!  Fantastic job everyone!

     Attention students:  Here is a math question:  Each year, Maria receives teddy bears for her birthday. For her first birthday she received 1 teddy bear. For her second birthday she received 2 teddy bears. For each following birthday, she received one teddy bear more than the previous year. How many teddy bears does Maria have in total if she is 6 years old? Please consider coming to our Mathcounts meetings Wednesdays after school.  Everyone in all grades is welcome.  Please see Mrs. Abbott for details or email her.

    There’s a new after school opportunity for hands-on STEM experiments! Join Ms. Gardner in Room C258 afterschool the first Wednesday of every month – starting THIS Wednesday Feburary 7 – after school until 3:30. We will use materials to solve creative STEM problems like building the tallest tower out of pasta noodles and folding the farthest flying paper airplane. All students are welcome and encouraged to check it out. Be sure you schedule your ride to pick you up at 3:30 if you plan to stay! See Ms. Gardner in Room C258 with any questions!

    Attention 8th Graders:  If you have an overdue library book, it will be marked lost on Friday, Feb 9th and become a fine on your Skyward account.  This will prevent you from being able to purchase a Fire and Ice Dance ticket.  Please return your library book asap to avoid this fine.


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      Shuanathan the 1stFeb 5, 2024 at 9:31 pm

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