• All library books are due ASAP.
  • Chromebook collection will be held June 8 for Virtual/ACA students.
  • All in-person students will turn in their Chromebooks on Friday, June 4 during math classes.
  • May 20, 21, 24 are the last days to buy tickets for mansion mania.
  • Eighth graders in National Junior Honors Society check your google classroom stream for a fun announcement
  • Eighth graders come celebrate our junior high career at Mansion park on May 26, 2021. Tickets cost $5 and will be sold on May 12.
  • *The Lady Lion’s coaching staff and the Altoona Lady Lion players will be conducting this year’s Altoona Lady Lions Basketball Camp from June 21st through June 23rd. For any girl interested in attending the ALTOONA LADY LIONS BASKETBAL CAMP, informational pamphlet and registration forms can be picked up in all grade level offices. WE hope to see you there!
  • The library will be open during lunches starting Wednesday, April 7.
  • The Greater Altoona Career & Technology Center will hold a virtual open house Wednesday, April 7 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.

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2.  All bylined writers will be held accountable for their work.

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Online comments

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Errors

Concerns about errors in the student media may be submitted through the adviser.  The phone number for the adviser is 814-381-7590 ext 7234 and email is [email protected]  The publication staff retains the right to determine whether, in fact, and error has been made.  Known and/or found errors that are brought to the attention of the student media will be addressed regardless if realized by the author, audience or staff.

Corrections

All stories that are corrected will show a date and time stamp at the bottom for the latest correction.  Staff will also put an editor’s note at the top of any corrected story telling readers about the correction.

 

 

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