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Barnes and Noble hosts book fair

Barnes and Noble hosts book fair

January 4, 2013


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On Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, ten National Junior Honor Society members attended the Barnes and Noble book fair.  When the members arrived, they found that there would be a change in the agenda for the three hours they were there. “Members need 10 hours of community service,” advisor Autumn Barry-Kyle...

Skiers,snowboarders prepare to hit the slopes

Skiers,snowboarders prepare to hit the slopes

December 20, 2012


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Students have paid their fees for Ski Club and turned them into the Ski Club directors Phil and Josie Peterman.  Ski Club is for all levels and grades for both skiers and snowboarders. For beginners they allow you to get lessons.  For the more experienced skiers and snowboarders, students ca...

It was beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

It was beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

December 20, 2012


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    The music department at AAJHS never takes a rest, not even for the holidays that just recently passed. From  Chorus, to Concert Orchestra, to the Jazz Bands and more, the effort put out has been non-stop, according to the students. “Just as we [are] getting used to a piece of ...

Silks twirl flags indoors

Silks twirl flags indoors

November 20, 2012


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Eighth and ninth grade silks take part in a group called indoor silks. They practice every Wednesday in the gym. Belonging to the team keeps the girls going and it gives them something extra to do. The girls enjoy the organization for many reasons. “It helps you remember routines and learn new ...

Students try out for vocal ensemble

Students try out for vocal ensemble

November 20, 2012


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“Next” yelled Jessica Connell as students from both the eighth and ninth grade choral program lined up in the choir room for vocal ensemble tryouts on Thursday Sept. 20.  Several who wanted to take part in this group strived to sing out and give it their best.  Many of the students arrived an h...

Indoor majorettes start prepping for twirling season.

Indoor majorettes start prepping for twirling season.

November 14, 2012


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Indoor majorettes will prepare for competitions.  They will go head to head with rival indoor team Hollidaysburg.  Advisor, Peggy Guyer, plans to get the girls ahead of the game by starting practices in October with competitions not starting until March. In addition to a fresh new season, freshman Cou...

Delaney Igoe updates junior high reporter on Dalton’s progress

Delaney Igoe updates junior high reporter on Dalton’s progress

November 14, 2012


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Delaney Igoe shared her feelings about her brother’s heart transplant.   She explained how she helped her brother recover and how she felt when she saw him for the first time after the surgery. Igoe said she was nervous, and she wanted to help her brother recover. “I felt really nervous an...

Students ROAR, teachers dance

Students ROAR, teachers dance

November 9, 2012


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“I can’t hear your ROAR!” English teacher Jonathan Klingeman said when he hosted the PBS kick off assemblies on Sept. 21. ROAR stands for respect, ownership, actions and relationships. “It brings goodness to the school,” Cheerleader Danessa Bianconi said. Lion Loot are little pieces of p...

Devorris raises money for Evergreen Manors

Devorris raises money for Evergreen Manors

November 5, 2012


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Claudia Devorris (back) sits with the children that she is raising funds for at Evergreen Manors. The children are having their after school snack that the Manors provides for them. The money Devorris has raised goes to provide supplies for the after school program. Photo courtesy of Claudia Devorris ...

Students participate in PBS sponsored activities

Students participate in PBS sponsored activities

October 31, 2012


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Seventh grader Hanna Howard dressed up as her favorite team player, hoping to earn lion loot.  Howard is one of the many who participated in this event on Oct. 4, 2012, which “was a great turnout” as ninth grade Minia Bhatnagar said.  Ultimate Fan Day is one of the many PBS sponsored dress up act...

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