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  • January 26Lunch- Seasme Chicken over rice with Steamed Broccoli, Choice of Fruit, Choice of Milk
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  • January 26Come And Show Your School Pride In The Student Section At The AAJHS Lady Lions Home Basketball Games! The themes for these games are as follows: Jan. 30 @ 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. - Hawaiian, Jan. 31 @ 5 p.m.- Superhero, Feb. 6 @ 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. vs. BG- Maroon Out, Feb. 10 @ 3:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. vs. Hollidaysburg- Jersey Night
  • January 24Lunch- Taco Tuesday Beef or Hard or Soft Shell Tacos with Steamed Corn, Baked Beans, Choice of Fruit, Choice of Milk
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  • January 23Lunch- Mini Corn Dogs with Cheesy Potato Bake, Choice of Fruit, Choice of Milk
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  • January 20Lunch- Cheesy Pizza Sticks with Sauce, Honey Glazed Carrots, Caesar Salad, Choice of Fruit and Milk
  • January 18Lunch- Philly Cheese Steak Burger Hoagie, Beaked Beans, Choice of Fruit and Milk





Riley Glunt, Reporter January 3, 2023

“Wednesday'' is a new series on Netflix, its plot revolves around Wednesday Addams from “The Addams Family” movies.  Wednesday Addams, played by Jenna Ortega, gets sent to a boarding school called...

M, mm, Mmm! Here is the Nutella crepe and breakfast potatoes. Only a few minutes later, that food was gone! The flavors are melting on my tongue! said eighth grader Vionna Jackson.

Allegheny Creamery and Crepes

Ingrid Steward, Reporter January 3, 2023

Sometimes pancakes can be a little bit too much. Maybe people need something a bit less filling. How about a crepe from a nice, local café in downtown Hollidaysburg, now that sounds like a plan to me!    I...

Come and listen to Francis Forever!  It was one of her most popular songs.

“Bury Me At Makeout Creek”

Kendy Lechner, Reporter December 22, 2022

 Mitskis album, “Meet me at Makeout Creek” is one of her most popular albums. It’s an amazing indie rock album. Indie rock stands for independent rock, which means it has no definite category....

Snack vs. Chef

“Snack vs. Chef”

Giuliana Miller, Reporter December 21, 2022

“Snack vs. Chef” is a baking show on Netflix where 12 chefs compete against each other in recreating iconic snacks and inventing original snacks inspired by the iconic snack. And the winner gets a...

Mama Randazzo’s

Sophia Moran, Reporter December 21, 2022

Mama Randazzo’s was established in 2000 by Paul Randazzo. The restaurant mainly serves homemade Italian food, but they also offer other food items that are not Italian. It is a hometown restaurant...

Yum! The Big Mac® at its finest. The burger was displayed on a counter in McDonalds.

McDonald’s Big Mac®

Vionna Jackson, Reporter December 21, 2022

Two flavorful patties and mouth watering sauce are a few of the things the McDonald’s® Big Mac® provides. I especially enjoy Big Mac’s® after a workout considering they never leave me hungry....

Adam Silveras They Both Die at the End is an amazing and tragic story that follows Rufus and Mateo through their end day. They Both Die at the End was released in 2017 and is both a New York Times and IndieBound bestseller!

“They Both Die at the End” by Adam Silvera

Emmalee Martyak, Reporter December 21, 2022

Just after midnight, Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio receive calls from Death Cast notifying them that at some time within the next 24 hours, they will die….  Mateo only has one real friend, Lidia,...

My Chemical Romances Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge!

My Chemical Romance’s “Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge!”

Gaby Sparacino, Reporter December 21, 2022

In 2004, My Chemical Romance released their second studio album "Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge." The premise of the album was that two demolition lovers were killed in a gunfight. The woman was supposedly...

Perfect steak. This steak is only $19.99, which is less than most restaurants. It was juicy, tender and well worth the price.

Texas Roadhouse

Conner Ryan, Reporter December 21, 2022

If you are looking for a good steak at an affordable price, Texas Roadhouse might be one of the places that crosses your mind. You might not be sure where to go, but there are many reasons that you should...

Let the dream descend! The Majestic Theater in New York is home to the longest running Broadway show of all time, The Phantom of the Opera. In March of 2022, I was given the chance to see the show on Broadway, and it was a dream come true!

Maddie’s Guide to The Great White Way

Madison Aboud, Reporter May 27, 2022

Picture this: A young girl is sitting with her family watching a movie. Normally, she would be playing with toys or dancing around, but for some reason she isn't. For the first time, she has her eyes completely...

Summer Bucket List!

Summer Bucket List!

Melissa Krainer, Reporter May 23, 2022

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,...

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