• 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.
Ben Blackie

Ben Blackie, Reporter

Ben Blackie is a student at AAJHS. Along with being in the school newspaper, he has been a part of the school's student council since seventh grade. He is also in the ninth grade committee. Every year during his summer vacation he and his family try to do a new and adventurous activity. For example this past summer he went parasailing and zip lining .

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Pole Vault! Daniel Batrus vaults at the track meet on Monday April 23. Batrus vaulted against boys from Altoona and Punxsutawney

Track meet 4-23-18

April 27, 2018
Peace! On Thursday. April  5 seventh and eighth grade had an assembly for the upcoming PSSAs. During the assembly preformences by the Jr. High cheerleaders, student council, drama club and the JPP even made a slideshow.

PSSA Assembly

April 6, 2018
Lets have some FUN! Gym teacher, John Nezneski poses as a basket ball trophy. Nezneski came up with relay race games for his gym students to play.

Gym 3/15/18

March 16, 2018
Give it! One of the gym student does a rematch against her opponents. The student won and went on to the next team.

AAJHS Now: In pictures

February 5, 2018
Inquiring Photographer

Inquiring Photographer

February 1, 2018
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November 17, 2017
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