• 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.

Seventh grade white football fights back after slow start to season

Seventh grade white football fights back after slow start to season

November 10, 2014

The seventh grade white team players struggled during the 2014 season. After two  losses at the beginning of the season, the team pushed to try to come back and make it to the play offs. “We went 5-2, because in the beginning we didn't know how to play well with each other,” Clouser said. When...

Track and field season comes to close

Track and field season comes to close

May 14, 2014

As the year ends so do many clubs and sports. One main sport that is ending soon is track and field. There is a large number of students at the junior high that are in track and field. For some students it may be their first year, but for others, like the ninth graders, students will be starting the...

Seventh grade track prepares for upcoming track meet

April 23, 2014

Track is new to seventh graders. This year, many seventh graders joined track. Track is a sport that consists of athletes that can either run, jump, or throw. When an athlete is running, he or she is either in hurdles, sprints, relays, or distance. When competing in hurdles, there are the 100 meter...

Students prepare for upcoming track season

Students prepare for upcoming track season

April 2, 2014

The students at the junior high get excited when this time of the year comes around, especially the seventh graders. There are not a lot of winter sports, except basketball and indoor track, but indoor is mainly for ninth through twelfth graders. Once track season hits, most of the students have cabin...

New track athletes adjust to beginning season

New track athletes adjust to beginning season

March 31, 2014

On Monday, March 3, a swarm of seventh and eighth grade students made their way towards the team locker rooms located at the back of Gym B. Crowding into any available space, they proceeded to get changed into their running clothes and filed out into the gym to begin the first practice of outdoor trac...

Softball season begins

Softball season begins

March 31, 2014

Softball season is starting up for this school year. Informational meetings and physicals were held over at Penn Lincoln Elementary school for eighth grade. Softball offers ninth grade and eighth grade girls a chance to play. Tryouts for softball started March 3. “We had some open gyms at the end...

Maroon teams dominate court

Maroon teams dominate court

March 3, 2014

This year has been a ride for the ninth grade boys on the maroon and white teams. They have had their good games, and they have  had their bad games. The maroon team started off the season going 0-2 but rose to 10-7. The ninth grade maroon team consists of two guards: Michael Scharf and Casey Shee...

Finishing up season

February 28, 2014

White and Maroon end their season a good note.  They might not have won every game but they had an amazing season and tried their best.  However, the maroon ninth grade boys ended their season with a defeat against Bishop McCort on Feb. 20.  The final score was 44 to 36.  The boys played a very good...

Go for the three!

Go for the three!

January 30, 2014

The varsity and eighth grade boys basketball team have been hard at work preparing for every game.  They have had their fair share of injuries in the process, but it has all been paying off.  Right now the white eighth grade boy’s have a record of 7-0.  Then, maroon eighth grade boys have a close...

New freshman athlete adapts to indoor track season

New freshman athlete adapts to indoor track season

December 18, 2013

Icy cold wind whips the face of freshman, Rhiannon Stangl as she trudges toward the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse, accompanied by a small group of her friends. Weaving her way in and out of the crowd of lingering students, she enters the building and heads straight to the women’s locker room ...

Indoor swim brings home win and loss

Indoor swim brings home win and loss

December 18, 2013

The winter sport, indoor swimming, just started with a total of 40 students. Coaches Andy Smearman and Michelle Holton, both staff of the school district, coach this high school swim team. Preparing for competitions throughout the season, the swim team trains every weekday after school and occasionally on ...

Get Your Head in the Game

Get Your Head in the Game

November 13, 2013

Athlete of the Week Many students at the school are very  involved with athletics.  This school is filled with so many “try-hards” and they put their all in anything they set their minds to.  So this week Nic Urchick is being featured as the “Athlete of the Week.”  Urchick has been work...

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