• 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.

Lady lions defeat Hollidaysburg

Lady lions defeat Hollidaysburg

Grace Osmolinski

January 27, 2017

On Jan. 19 the girls’ basketball team played against Hollidaysburg. The seventh, eighth and ninth grade teams all won their games. Seventh grader Emma Skelley is the point guard for the girls' team. She also gets playing time on the eighth grade team. “I like playing with my friends,” Sk...

Wrestlers working up to championships

Wrestlers working up to championships

McKenzie Quirin

January 27, 2017

The wrestling season is coming to an end with a record of 12-5, however their last match will be in the beginning of March. The last few matches the wrestling team competed in added two wins and two losses to their team’s record.  On Jan.11, the team lost to State College by a score of 64-39 at...

Gymnasts tumble their way to victory

Gymnasts tumble their way to victory

Paige Glasgow

January 26, 2017

“Gymnastics has made me strong. I feel like it broke me down to my lowest point, but at the same time, it has given me the greatest strength anyone could ask for," 2008 Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson said. The Altoona Area High School held their first home gymnastics meet of the season on Thursday...

Maroon defeats white in heated game

Maroon defeats white in heated game

January 26, 2017

On Friday Jan. 6 the Altoona maroon and white boys' basketball teams plated each other in a heated game. The game ended with a maroon win with a score of 38-29   Alex Daversa Alex Daversa Alex Daversa Alex Daversa...

White boys’ basketball team competes against Hollidaysburg

White boys’ basketball team competes against Hollidaysburg

January 25, 2017

On Tuesday Jan. 17 the Altoona ninth grade white boys' basketball team competed against the Hollidaysburg Tigers. The team has a record of nine wins and four losses. The team ended this game with a score of 37-32. Jolee Smith Jolee Smith Jolee Smith Jolee Smith Jolee S...

No pain. No gain. Winter sports athletes working to impress

No pain. No gain. Winter sports athletes working to impress

Grace Osmolinski

December 16, 2016

During the winter months seventh through ninth graders can participate in basketball and wrestling for the junior high. The teams are already off to a winning start. The white boys’ basketball team has won all of their home games so far which assists in putting the team in the number one spot. Nint...

Girls’ cross country team finishes strong

Girls’ cross country team finishes strong

December 15, 2016

The Altoona XC team ran in the Blair County Day meet on Oct. 24. The meet took place on Altoona's home course at Logan Elementary School. Cross Country is available to eighth and ninth graders. Practices begin in early June and the season ends in November. The Altoona team is split into a boys' high...

Girls’ soccer ends season undefeated

Girls’ soccer ends season undefeated

Lilly Miller

November 1, 2016

The girls soccer team finished the season with a perfect undefeated 17-0 season. The team finished with 123 goals.

Varsity football team hopes to improve record

Varsity football team hopes to improve record

Jolee Smith

October 21, 2016

The season comes to a close for the varsity football team with a record of three wins, three losses and one tie. With just two games left, the team hopes to improve. The team had several wins this season so far. “We won against Dubois, Norwin and Latrobe,” player 64 Brenden Shaffer said. ...

High school sports offer opportunities for ninth graders

High school sports offer opportunities for ninth graders

Grace Osmolinski

October 21, 2016

During the fall months over 100 ninth graders take part in high school sports.

Girls’ volleyball season comes to end

Girls’ volleyball season comes to end

Mckenzie Quirin

October 21, 2016

On Oct. 5 seventh and eighth grade volleyball teams had a game at the junior high against Spring Cove which added wins and losses to their team’s record.

Big hopes and dreams

Big hopes and dreams

Emily Rentz

October 21, 2016

The players are hoping to “score big” with the time left of the season.

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