• 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.

Softball hits off!

Softball hits off!

April 5, 2013


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Softball season is just right around the corner!  Their first game is Friday, March 22  at Central Mountain. Their first home game is Monday, March 25 at Logan.  The girls practice everyday and prepare for the hardest games to come.  Good luck goes out to the girls for their first game Friday! ...

Ninth grade boys, girls start track

Ninth grade boys, girls start track

March 27, 2013


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

Track season starts soon and both the boys and girls are practicing.  The boys and girls practice their events out at Mansion Park and practice almost every day.  There are many different events for track.  Options for track are throwing shot put, discus and javelin.  Also athletes can sprint the o...

High school softball swings into action

High school softball swings into action

March 27, 2013


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

This year, the high school softball team has a new season ahead of them.  The team is getting many new players because many freshmen are coming to play. The coaches have played in high school.  Coach Christie Klausman, ninth grade math teacher, has played in second base, outfield and shortstop. ...

Boys’ tennis team readies rackets

Boys’ tennis team readies rackets

March 27, 2013


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

The boys' tennis team, for both the junior high and the high school, has started practicing for their upcoming season. They return with last season’s top five players and add newcomers to the team. As of now, the top five players are Chris Reighard, Joey Settimio, Mustafa Ahmad, Ryan Goo...

Ninth graders prepare for high school baseball tryouts

February 28, 2013


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Summer is approaching and so is baseball season.  The big talk with ninth graders is the high school baseball team tryouts.  Many ninth graders are trying out for the team in hopes of extending their baseball career. “I hope to go to college and play baseball with the experience of the high school...

Volleyball in action

February 28, 2013


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The Altoona juniors play hard and fought for victory every Thursday.  On Feb 7, 2013, the girls went up against Hollidaysburg.  The girls played their rivals and won. They improved their record to 17-1. Go out and support the girls every Thursday night!   ...

Junior volleyball players enjoy club season

Junior volleyball players enjoy club season

February 12, 2013


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Division A juniors volleyball team now has a record of 14-1.  This team consists of mainly ninth graders, but there are a few eighth graders that play up.  These select eighth graders also play on the Junior Division B team. There are a series of drills and exercises that each player must complete before...

Maroon basketball team closes season

Maroon basketball team closes season

February 12, 2013


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

The maroon basketball team is preparing to finish their basketball season on a good note.  They have a very good chance of finishing off the season by winning the inter county championship.  They are currently 13-3 and in first place in their league. On Feb. 5 they beat State College to help incr...

White basketball team starts second half of season

February 12, 2013


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When the team played Williamsport Curtain on Jan. 19, the ninth grade white basketball team increased their record to 11 wins and three losses.  In the game, Robert Corl scored 32 points and led the team to Victory. “It felt great that I have a new high score in my career to try to beat,” Corl...

Wrestling team “grapples” their way through season

Wrestling team “grapples” their way through season

January 18, 2013


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Ninth Grade Sports, Seventh Grade Sports, Sports

The 43 students on the wrestling team in seventh through ninth grade practice to wrestle for regular meets, tournaments and duels. The wrestling team’s record so far is 9-6. At the end of the season, instead of playoffs or finals, the wrestlers go to the Pennsylvania Junior Olympics. A link for ...

Basketball team looks for Inter-County Championship

January 18, 2013


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During the break, the white boys ninth grade team played on Dec. 27 against Allegany Maryland.  The game was close the whole way down the stretch with Altoona White boys basketball team winning by only three points with the score of 30 to 27.  Altoona’s defense only allowed four Allegany players to s...

Junior varsity hockey team’s season halfway finished

Junior varsity hockey team’s season halfway finished

December 20, 2012


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports, Ninth Grade Sports, Seventh Grade Sports, Sports

Junior varsity hockey players face Frazier, winning 8-0. The Junior Varsity hockey team has now played half of their regular season games. If they keep a positive record, they could go to the playoffs. "We’re actually a pretty small roster, we’re at 13 including me. We have 12 skaters and one goalie,...

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