Livewire

The student news site of Altoona Area Junior High School

  • Information for the upcoming wrestling season for 7 and 8 graders can be found in the 1, 2, and 3 floor guidance offices! An informational meeting will be on Monday, October 18. See Coach Luciano in room 235 with questions.
  • Like math and puzzles? If so, then join Mathcounts! See Mrs. Abbott in room 275 for details.
  • The Technology Student Association's first meeting is on Oct. 21 in room 107 for people that are interested.
  • Want to join the Lego Club? Sign up in the library before Oct. 6! The first meeting is on Oct. 6 from 2:45 - 3:45 after school.
  • Check your email to sign up for Friends of Rachel Club! Deadline to sign up September 24!
  • Thursday, Sept. 30 is team spirit/ jersey day! Wear a favorite team color and show support!
  • The Chromebook Café is open every Monday - Friday from 2:40 - 4:10 after school.
  • The fitness room is open every Monday through Friday from 2:40 to 4:10 after school.
  • All library books are due ASAP.
  • Chromebook collection will be held June 8 for Virtual/ACA students.

Livewire

Livewire

2021-2022 Staff

Sofia Hallinan
Reporter

Sofia Hallinan

Hi, my name is Sofia Hallinan. I'm an eighth grader, and this is my first year on staff for Livewire. Outside of school, I participate in softball for Legion Park, and I like to draw. I draw different objects that I see around...

Taniyah Hicks
Reporter

Taniyah Hicks

Hi! My name is Taniyah. I am a reporter for Livewire. This is my first year being apart of news writing. Some of my favorite things to do is hang out with my friends and go to the movies. I love taking pictures of different places...

Madison Aboud
Reporter

Madison Aboud

Hello! I am an eighth grader. Ever since I was young, I have loved to read, and I also have always liked to write. In my free time, I love to sing, read, play flute and have fun with my family. My favorite book is "The Phantom...

Melissa Krainer
Reporter

Melissa Krainer

Hello! My name is Melissa Krainer, and I’m a staff member of Livewire. Writing has always been one of my greatest passions, and I am very excited to be part of the news-reporting team this year! I spend a lot of my free time c...

Cheyanne Zeth
Reporter

Cheyanne Zeth

Hey, I'm Cheyanne Zeth, and I'm a eighth grader. This is my first year of writing for Livewire, and I'm very exited. Some my favorite hobbies are watching scary movies and making playlists. I joined news writing because I love...

Izabella Mccarthy
Reporter

Izabella Mccarthy

Hi! My name is Izabella McCarthy, and I'm an eighth grade reporter. I love to hangout with friends, my baby sister and my pets. I used to play softball, and I performed in cheer. I love my family, friends and my animals. My favorite...

Grace Stadtmiller
Reporter

Grace Stadtmiller

Hey, my name is Grace Stadtmiller, and I am an eighth grader. I like to spend a lot of my time playing basketball and working out. I also enjoy running track in the spring. I've always enjoyed writing and taking photos. This is...