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  • May 19 Lunch - Pasta w/ Meatsauce, Green Beans, Italian Salad, Choice of Fruit & Milk
  • May 18 The Drama Club's last meeting is on Wednesday, May 18 in the library from 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. after school!
  • May 18 The Friends of Rachel (FOR) club's last meeting for this school year is on Wednesday, May 18 after school in Cafeteria 1 until 4 p.m. Snacks will be provided!

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Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer May 23, 2022

  The following are the events for Monday, May 23 to Friday, May 27: Monday, May 23:   PBIS Finally assembly    Wednesday, May 25:   Recess day grades Six-...

Modern kitchen. The delicious pizza comes baked fresh out of the oven. This delicious pizza was waiting to be taken to a table.

JJ Hadley

Grace Stadtmiller, Reporter May 19, 2022

Being able to get a fresh slice of pizza with friends and family right in the heart of Altoona. Having a refreshing drink after a hard day. JJ Hadley is a popular Italian pizza restaurant in downtown Altoona,...

Finding the perfect fit. Not every runner has the same preference in their shoes. Appalachian Running Company does a foot test to find the perfect shoe for each and every runner.

Photography Blog: Distance Running Tips!

Miley Naugle, Reporter May 16, 2022

This weeks blog is about finding the right shoes. Not everyone will like the same shoes, some might feel more comfortable for runners than others will and that is normal. One place that offers a verity...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer May 13, 2022

The following are the events for Monday, May 16 to Friday, May 20: Monday, May 16: 7th & 8th Grade White Baseball @ Spring Cove 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Spring Cove Middle School) Keystone Testing...

Sugar, butter, flour! Waitress is absolutely stunning to listen to and see! The musical was on Broadway for roughly four years before closing in early 2020. In September of 2021, the show came back to Broadway as part of Broadways big reopening! Waitress was originally at the Brooks Atkinson theater before the shows original closing, and when it reopened, it moved right across the street to the Ethel Barrymore.

Maddie’s Guide to The Great White Way

Madison Aboud, Reporter May 11, 2022

Ever since I was a little girl, I have loved musicals. My grandparents and father have taken me to see many shows from Oscar and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" to "Hamilton" to "Wicked." With each show, a...

Push each other! Try to run with someone who is the same speed or faster. Doing this will prevent runners from slowing down, and it will help them keep a good steady pace. Seventh grade runners Josie Watt and Ashlyn Noce push each other. The girls also race against each other during the cross country season.

Photography Blog: Distance running tips!

Miley Naugle, Reporter May 11, 2022

Hi, my name is Miley Naugle. I run cross country and long distance track for the school. I have been running for almost three years. In this photo blog, I hope to provide advice for younger runners so...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

The following are the events for Monday, May 9 to Saturday, May 14: Monday, May 9: 7th & 8th Grade Track (Qualifiers Only) vs Hollidaysburg/3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Mansion Park) 7th &...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Hello! Our names are Sofia Hallinan, Izabella Mccarthy and Melissa Krainer and we are the news-reporting crew for Livewire. This is the first of many news blogs where we will keep you in the know of what...

Get ready to learn
The 7th graders are learning

Building staff starts school year

Maddie Cowfer, Reporter September 20, 2019

 

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Brayden Adams, Reporter May 24, 2019

Monday, May 27 - No School! - Memorial Day Tuesday, May 28 - Seventh grade Chromebook collection National Junior Honor Society field trip to Hersheypark! Wednesday, May 29 - Seventh...

Keeping up with the lions

Keeping up with the lions

Destiny Montgomery , Reporter May 17, 2019

Monday, May 20 - Keystone Testing - Spring Wave Biology Keystones Tickets being sold for ninth grade social- $10 Tuesday, May 21 - Keystone Testing - Spring Wave Biology Keystones ...

The school was able to reach over a $7600 donation from Martins for the A+ school rewards program.

Keeping up with the lions

Destiny Montgomery and Brayden Adams May 10, 2019

Monday, May 13 - Keystone Testing - Spring Wave Chess Club: 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14 - Keystone Testing - Spring Wave Seventh grade chorus and orchestra concert: 7:30 p.m....

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