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Picture of new building, Dr. Prijatelj and Dutch Brennan

It's Official ... Construction to Officially Begin on High School Building and Renovation!

Group photo of students at Mt. Lion Statue
AAJHS Jazz Band Students

AAJHS "Night of Jazz" Concert - April 21 7:00 PM - AAJHS Auditorium

MHI KidWind Challenge Students

McAuliffe Heights Kidwind Challenge Teams - The Propellers and The Wind Stormers! Great job, students!!!

Group photo of Altoona Area Junior High School Choral students

AAJHS Representatives at the Blair County Junior High Chorus Festival

58 Easter Baskets

In honor of Elias "Eli" Grant - 58 Easter Baskets

Cast of Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins, Jr. - March 2-3 7:00 PM - AAJHS Auditorium

AAHS The Child Zone Preschool Program

The Child Zone Preschool Program @ Altoona Area High School

See Something...Say Something
Coach Felus, Tyler Petucci, Jaxson Cohen, Brian Cohen present Joseph F. Cohen Blanket Award

2018 Joseph F. Cohen Blanket Award Winner 

picture of 3 female student winners of the #healthyselfie contest

#healthyselfie @aahspe

AASD Student Ambassadors

AASD Student Ambassadors

AASD Adult Education Graduates Janice Jorge-Matos, Vincent Hale, Adam Baker, and Latosha Settle

AASD Adult Education Graduates 

Students walking in front of a stopped school bus

Bus Safety .... The proper way to cross in front of the bus

Students and staff standing in front of playground equipment for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Learning Express Playground Dedication

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Altoona Area School District Elementary Summer Book Club

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A Summer Book Club will be offered to all Altoona Area School District elementary children July 2 through July 27 from 11:15 AM – 12:15 PM at each of the eight elementary schools. Coordinated by Americorps teachers, the Summer Book Club is a planned summer reading book exchange/club designed to encourage students in the community to read over the summer. It will provide an opportunity for children to experience literacy in a fun way. Children will have a library of books to select to read on site or take home. The Club will include weekly themes, guest readers, raffles and a chance for a Grand Prize basket. This is a FREE program and will operate at the following locations: • Monday-Wednesday-Friday: Baker Elementary, Juniata Elementary, Logan Elementary & McAuliffe Heights Program at Irving Elementary • Tuesday-Thursday: Juniata Gap Elementary, Ebner Elementary, Penn Lincoln Elementary, and Pleasant Valley Elementary.

Free Meals for Children in the Summer

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The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) offers free, nutritious meals to children 18 years and younger during the summer when school is not in session. SFSP is a federal child nutrition program. There are approximately 2500 locations throughout Pennsylvania that serve breakfast, lunch and /or snacks. Many of the locations provide activities as well. Click header for more details.

Fall Athletic Screenings Scheduled July 26th

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AAJHS and AAHS students who wish to participate in Fall athletics are required to get a physical. Athletic screenings will be provided by the District according to the schedule. If a student is unable to attend the scheduled time, they may attend the alternate date.
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