All School Events

Mon Jan 26
Jump Rope for Hearts
Tue Jan 27
Jump Rope For Hearts
Tue Jan 27
Report Cards
Tue Jan 27 @03:30PM - 05:00PM
Title 1 Tutoring
Tue Jan 27 @03:40PM - 04:40PM
PSSA Tutoring

Due to winter weather conditions, the Ambridge Area School District will be operating on a two hour delay schedule for Monday, January 26th.

Addams Family

Addams Family

THE ADDAMS FAMILY MUSICAL WHEN: MARCH 5,6,7,& 8, 2015 WHERE:AAHS AUDITORIUM More details to come soon!

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Fourth Grade at Highland visits the PSO

Fourth Grade at Highland visits the PSO

On January 15th, fourth grade students at Highland Elementary had the opportunity to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) perform! The program was titled "When East…

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STEEL BAND'S DECEMBER TO REMEMBER!

STEEL BAND'S DECEMBER TO REMEMBER!

         From Downtown Disney to downtown Pittsburgh, it was indeed a December that students of the Ambridge Steel Band will remember!  Their busy…

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Letters to Addie

Letters to Addie

State Street participated with doing a good deed for a student from out of state, named Addie. She has an illness that the doctors can’t…

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The mission of the Ambridge Area School District is to be the "Bridge" to leading and learning, preparing students for the future through academic excellence!


District Events

Wed Jan 14 @07:00PM -
School Board Meet and Discuss
Wed Jan 21 @07:00PM -
School Board Meeting
Facilities Report PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Monday, 19 January 2015 12:55

The Citizens Advisory Committee will provide a report regarding the facilities of the Ambridge Area School District at the Board Meeting on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The information will be posted on the district website on Thursday, January 22, 2015. No final decision by the Board of School Directors will take place at the meeting.

 
December Students of the Month / Extra Effort Winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Monday, 05 January 2015 07:48

The high school school guidance office would like to recognize the following students for being selected as the December Students of the Month and Extra Effort Winners.  Congratulations!

Students of the Month

9 - Elias Shingleton

10 - Nicholas Campalong

11 - Sydney Rabold

12 - Alec Kanai

 

Extra Effort Winners

9 - Sarah Gazda

10 - Brianna Villella

11 - Michael Pollin

12 - Amanda Weiher

 
PIOGA Grant PDF Print E-mail
Written by Don Ayers   
Monday, 22 December 2014 11:33

Mr. Don Ayers won an energy grant from PIOGA for $470.75.   PIOGA is Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association who represents over 950 members, including oil and natural gas producers, drilling contractors, service companies, manufacturers, distributors, professional firms and consultants, royalty owners, and other individuals with an interest in Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry.

The grant money will be used for the Ambridge Junior High 7th & 8th grade honors science students 2nd annual S.T.E.M. day for the 3rd grade classes at Economy Elementary in spring of 2015.  The students will use the kit to light a miniature bulb, sound a buzzer, rotate a fan with one simple device! This photocell testing unit can convert light energy into electric energy to make these experiments easy for students. The unit can also keep students busy applying an experiment such as comparison between a clear day and a cloudy day; observing the variation in the angle at which the sunlight falls on the cell; covering the cell with their hand and applying the reflected sunlight to the cell; or testing the unit’s ability by using an incandescent lamp or a fluorescent lamp.

 
Happy Holidays from Pre-K PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kellee Jo Meder   
Friday, 19 December 2014 06:44

Happy Holidays from the Ms. Meder's Pre-Kindergarten Class at Highland Elementary!

 

 
Guiding the College-Bound Athlete FREE SEMINAR PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Freed   
Saturday, 10 January 2015 14:37

FREE SEMINAR...7:00pm on January 29, 2015 at the Ambridge Area High School auditorium

 

"Teaching Students How to be Proactive in the Recruiting Process, and Setting a Gameplan for Success!"

 

“Guiding the College-Bound Athlete” will provide information and topics for every student-athlete in middle and high school and their parents to educate and prepare them for opportunities and careers after graduation.

 

Many student-athletes who aspire to play at the college level are not familiar with the ins and outs of academic requirements and eligibility as they need to be in order to pursue their goals. “Guiding the College-Bound Athlete,” is a program designed by Rick Wire, president of Dynamite Sports, a Pennsylvania-based corporation, and the father of 9-year NFL veteran Coy Wire.

 

This seminar will provide families with information about the availability of athletic scholarships and the realities of the college recruiting process.
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Jr. High Mural Fund PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jamie Zbrzezny   
Monday, 22 December 2014 12:29

The Ambridge Area Junior High School is fundraising for a second mosaic mural! We are lucky and excited to have artist Laura Jean McLaughlin join us once again to create a mural based on the history of our communities.  Your student will enjoy learning about the rich history of the areas that make up our district.  Then, they will sketch designs inspired by the lesson.   We will design a mural layout on cement board and paint it in to color code it.  Next, the hard work of cutting tile and putting together the mural begins. The final step is to grout the mural.  Our wonderful maintenance team puts the mural on the wall with tap-con screws and TA-DA the whole school community gets to enjoy a powerful large scale work of art!

Last year’s Mural is 9 ½ ‘X 12’ large and based on school culture. The students made the entire artwork from the ground up!  They were so proud of themselves when they saw the final product and so was everyone else in the school and community who got to experience the artwork.  Great things happen when our collective creativity is pulled together!

If you are interested in donating to our cause here are your options:

Visit our fundraising websites:

Our Indiegogo campaign has some great perks for larger donations! Visit the webpage to find out what they are. 

Indiegogo website: 

http://igg.me/at/aajhart

To find us on Donors Choose you can go to donorschoose.org click on art and search artist residency or you can try this link:                                 http://www.donorschoose.org/project/artist-residency-progam-mosaic-murals/1296002

If you would rather use snail mail to contribute you can send a check payable to Ambridge Area School District memo: Jr. High Mural fund to:

Ambridge SD Attn: Mary Romeo

909 Duss Avenue

Ambridge PA 15003

  1. You can donate as little as $1 to any of our campaigns every little bit counts J

Thank you so much for taking the time to learn more about our art program and efforts towards the 2nd mural. 

 
MRSA PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 19 December 2014 19:38

This is an important message from the Ambridge Area School District.    A student at the Senior High School has been diagnosed with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).    For more information from The Center for Disease Control regarding MRSA, please review our website document  (FAQ about MRSA from the CDC) or contact your family doctor. 

 
Pittsburgh National College Fair PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Thursday, 18 December 2014 13:52

Date: Thursday, February 5

Time: 9 AM - 12 PM & 6:30 PM - 9 PM

Date: Friday, February 6

Time: 9 AM - 12 PM

Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center

 
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