• May 8Badminton Tournament, Basketball Tournament and Dodge Ball Games May 14 from 3-5 in A and B Gyms.

  • May 8In need of dresses, ties, shirts/pants or shoes - check out the Social closet in room 210.

  • May 89th graders: Social tickets will be sold for $10.00 the week of the dance.

  • May 8AAHS Mountain Lion Mascot Tryouts Wednesday, May 15 at 3:00 pm in Room B8.

  • May 8AAHS Cheerleading tryouts will be held in the AAHS Auxiliary Gym on May 6 and 8-10

  • May 8Summer school applications are available in the guidance office until May 14

  • March 13The Daffodil DELIVERY DATE has been moved to WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3.

Ninth grade social requires preparation

Ninth grade social requires preparation

Zakary Hicks, Reporter

May 28, 2019


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On May 24, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the annual social for ninth graders took place.  Preparation for this dance was done by advisors Stephanie McAleer and Julie Gardner.  The ninth grade committee also helped set up for the dance.  Students who plan to attend the dance also have to prepare. “The...

Hogan prepares for yearly trout trip

Hogan prepares for yearly trout trip

Destiny Montgomery, Reporter

May 23, 2019


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Ninth grade life science and biology teacher, Jessica Hogan, will be taking her yearly trout trip to Henrietta, PA on May 24. This will be the tenth year that Hogan has taken her students on this trip. “My dad is a member of the John Kennedy/Blair County Chapter of Trout Unlimited, a local organization...

Mountain Lion Movers moving kids into shape

Mountain Lion Movers moving kids into shape

Connor George, Reporter

May 10, 2019


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The newly formed Mountain Lion Movers club is the newest craze today.  Every week, Monday through Thursday, the Movers club meets up to walk for a cause.  The cause- get into shape and have loads of fun. First off, the Movers club was created by the Let’s Move Blair County Committee, which is ...

Students sing their way to upcoming chorus concert

Students sing their way to upcoming chorus concert

Destiny Montgomery, Reporter

April 25, 2019


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              On May 3, eighth and ninth grade varsity chorus members will be performing for their spring concert. Choral director and teacher Jessica Connell has been preparing the students for their concert. Students have a period of c...

CF club teaches students how to code

CF club teaches students how to code

Avery Reid, Reporter

April 16, 2019


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There is a new computer club called CF (Computer First). This club, which is sponsored by Google, is helping students learn how to code. The club is looking for individuals who have a strong interest in computer design and computer engineering. “We are helping influence students to follow the pat...

Eighth grade academics no longer take Algebra Keystone

Eighth grade academics no longer take Algebra Keystone

Destiny Montgomery, Reporter

April 15, 2019


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As of the 2018-2019 school year, the Pennsylvania State Department of Education pushed eighth grade academic Algebra I Keystone Testing to the ninth grade year to make it easier for students.   In previous years, eighth grade academic and honors students took the Algebra I Keystone test. If they ...

Jason Marshall motivates students, staff

Jason Marshall motivates students, staff

Savannah Blazer, Photographer

April 10, 2019


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On Friday, March 28, Jason Marshall, a motivational speaker, came to teach students how to “build resilience and live by the golden rule” as said on his website http://www.jasonstanleymarshall.com/. What Marshall means by “resilience” is not getting upset. When someone calls another perso...

Jason Marshall to speak at assembly

Jason Marshall to speak at assembly

Avery Reid, Reporter

March 25, 2019


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On Friday, March 29, Jason Marshall, an inspirational speaker, is showcasing scenarios to help students in conflict situations. “My purpose is to travel the country empowering students to be resilient and turn their enemies into friends,” Marshall said. Marshall teaches two basic principles wh...

Internet disconnects- and so does the school?

Internet disconnects- and so does the school?

Connor George, Reporter

March 25, 2019


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Recently, an issue with the internet had arisen. The wifi on AAJHS Chrome disconnected, putting students offline. And the biggest part of this is that students stayed offline- for the most of the day. Teachers and students have been dealing with intermittent internet issues. “These past few days have really opened my...

Diversity Club changes its foundation

Diversity Club changes its foundation

Avery Reid, Reporter

March 15, 2019


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Diversity club is starting fresh this year by changing meeting dates, having new members and appointing new leaders to guide the students. “We are reorganizing our club this year so it can be more convenient for our club members,” Diversity Club leader Keith McFarland said. Last year, the Diversit...

TSA team competes

TSA team competes

Connor George, Reporter

March 4, 2019


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On Feb. 2, the school’s STEAM team, or Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics team, went to compete against other schools in this year's TSA competition. Each school that attends competes against others in different academic events. This year, multiple students placed highly in various events. ...

Class of 2020 attends Sweetheart’s Dance

Class of 2020 attends Sweetheart’s Dance

Zakary Hicks, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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On Friday, Feb. 22 the ninth grade students joined together at the junior high gym for the Sweetheart's Dance.  The ninth grade students finally get this opportunity, and both the students and the organization start planning for it way before the date. Preparation The ninth grade committee, or the set-up committee,...

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