• January 11Follow the principals on Twitter - @Principal_AAJHS @9thGradeAAJHS @DCAMPBELL_AAJHS @Ms_Bogle_AAJHS

  • January 7Daffodil Sales are back! Help raise money for the American Cancer Society. Room 212 for info

  • December 18Winter break for students Dec. 21 to Jan. 2.

Kulp Farm to host seventh grade students in spring

Kulp Farm to host seventh grade students in spring

David Rudy

October 21, 2016


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On May 3 of next year all of seventh grade will be going to Kulp Family Dairy in Martinsburg PA.

Inquiring Photographer

Inquiring Photographer

March 2, 2016


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Who do you want to be president? Why? ...

Keystone exams postponed

Keystone exams postponed

February 26, 2016


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School directors are having a weight lifted off their shoulders because of the state Legislature’s approval of a two-year delay in requiring students to pass the Keystone exams in order to graduate. The Keystone Exams are end-of-course tests and a large number of students have had great difficulty passing...

Circle of Friends club hosts luau dance

Circle of Friends club hosts luau dance

May 5, 2015


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On Friday, May 8, members of Altoona’s Circle of Friends club will be attending a Luau themed dance from 6-8 in gymnasium B of the Junior High.  The dance is being held as an end-of-the-year activity, a way for the club members to say goodbye to each other for the summer.  For those who are unaware, Circle of ...

Social speeds this way

Social speeds this way

April 13, 2015


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The social is May 30 from seven to 9:30. There will be a photographer from Provine studios. There will be a photo booth with props for student photos. The voting for the past couple of years was done by voting from the ninth grade committee. “We switched the voting a few years ago from the ballots...

Honor society raises money for charity

Honor society raises money for charity

April 13, 2015


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National Junior Honor Society is holding Thon to raise money for the Mt. Lion Backpack Program.  The Mt. Lion Backpack Program fills backpacks with food for children to take home over the weekend so they have enough food to eat. “We are raising money for this program that helps elementary sch...

Student council plans lock in

Student council plans lock in

March 23, 2015


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A lock in will be held at the school on either May 1 or 22. The eighth grade student council is currently planning this school wide event.  The lock in starts after school at seven and will last until midnight. There are various activities that will most likely entertain everyone that attends. Admission ...

Preparation for Sweetheart Dance begins

Preparation for Sweetheart Dance begins

February 6, 2015


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February is also commonly known as the month of love. That is one of the reasons the Sweetheart Dance is held for the freshmen at the school during this month. The date of the annual Sweetheart Dance is Friday, Feb. 20. It will begin at 7:30 and run until 9:30 PM. The usual date of the dance is...

School prepares for Relay for Life event

School prepares for Relay for Life event

February 6, 2015


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The junior high will be participating in the Relay for Life event this year. Throughout the rest of the school year, a committee is planning multiple activities to raise money for the event. The junior high will not only have a team participate but is trying to build interest and raise money through...

Inquiring Photographer

Inquiring Photographer

January 15, 2015


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How would you solve the overcrowded elementary school problem?   ...

District changes busing schedule

District changes busing schedule

January 15, 2015


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Letters have been sent home notifying students’ guardians of changes happening to  bus schedules. Buses have changed their scheduled pick-up and drop-off times. The letter also notifies guardians that audio and video recording may be being used on their buses.  Those driven to school will remain unaf...

Nutrition guidelines change school

Nutrition guidelines change school

November 10, 2014


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Nutrition guidelines come from state and national regulations in cafeteria, classrooms, school store  and reward programs. This year there is a renewed focus due to an upcoming audit. The Pennsylvania Department of Education will inspect all foods services. Any violations of the standards can cause in...

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