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Mr. Barry King, Principal / Ms. Janice Zupsic, Principal


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Two Cross Country Student-Athletes Qualify for PIAA Championships PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Freed   
Saturday, 25 October 2014 15:44

Congratulations to senior Marissa Golgosky and sophomore Mica Hanish for qualifying for the 2014 PIAA Cross Country Championships on November 1st.  Mica and Marissa will represent the Ambridge Area High School for the second time each. 

cross country WPIAL

To earn a spot in the state championships, Mica finished 8th and Marrisa finished 20th at the WPIAL Championships on October 23rd.  Congrats to head coach Denise Duncan and the student-athletes.

 

The PIAA AA Championship race will begin at 10:15am on November 1st at Parkview Cross Country Course in Hershey, PA.  Marissa and Mica will be competing against the top 153 runners in the state.

 

Good luck to Marissa and Mica. Go Bridgers!

 

 
Boys' Soccer Enters the Quarterfinals of the WPIAL Playoffs PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Freed   
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:44

Congratulations to head coach Drew Lewis and the boys' soccer team for defeating Indiana High School in the first round of the WPIAL playoffs on Monday, October 20th with a score of 4-1.  Christian Fisher scored two goals plus Shelton Hilliard and Wyatt Kazil each added a goal.  The Ambridge Area High School team is ranked 5th going into the playoffs.

 

The boys' soccer team will now compete in the WPIAL Quarterfinals on Thursday, October 23rd vs. South Fayette (#4 seed) at 8:00pm at Moon Area High School.  

 

Tickets will only be sold at the gate.  Adults are $7 and students are $5.

 

MSA Sports will be broadcasting the game at www.msasports.net

 

Good luck to the boys' soccer team.  GO BRIDGERS!

 
September Students of the Month and Extra Effort Winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Monday, 06 October 2014 11:10

The high school guidance office would like to recognize the students of the month and extra effort winners for the month of September.  Congratulations to all and keep up the good work!

 

Students of the Month

  9 - Dimitrios Niaros

10 - Hailey Burbage

11 - Donald Collett

12 - Abigail Hassell

 

Extra Effort Winners

  9 - Tytiana Burgess

10 - Luke Fowler

11 - Autumn Grice

12 - Trevonde Parker

 
AAHS College and Career Expo PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 09:41

When: Friday, September 26, 2014

Time: 7:45 AM - Noon

Where: AAHS Auditorium

Who: All students in grades 9-12

 

 
Boys Golf Remembers 9/11 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kim Capo   
Friday, 12 September 2014 12:10

Ambridge Boys Golf vs Montour Boys Golf.

The golf teams were taking a moment of silence followed by Mr. John Tucci leading the singing of the Marine Corps anthem and America the Beautiful. The teams were taking the time to honor the fallen and remember all our men and women in the armed forces, firemen, paramedics, and police forces, who dedicate their lives to service, on this sacred day of September 11. May we always remember.

 

 
Summer Robotics Camp PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Holmes   
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 09:28

Young Minds enjoy the 3rd Annual Summer Robotics Camp

Jedi vs. Sith

AMBRIDGE, PA.  Ambridge Area High TSA/Robotics club hosted a successful summer camp!  Seniors, Robbie Fisher and Matt Eger, coordinated the 3rd annual Summer Robotics camp along with club co-advisors Mrs. Holmes and Mr. Holmes.  The camp was held in the High School June 16- through the 19th . Fourteen (14) boys and girls from Economy, State Street and Highland in grades 4-7 attended the Star Wars themed camp wanting to learn something fun and exciting, while spending time with their friends. 

The robotics camp used the popular Lego NXT Minstorms robots, which allowed the kids to build different designs to complete the daily task. The kids needed to be logical thinkers, as the robots only did what they were programmed to do.  The kids worked in teams of 2-3 to construct, program and test their robots.  It was a lot of fun to watch the teams compete against each other in friendly battles.  When asked if the camp was fun, the kids replied “YES! YES! YES!” and that is what it is all about. 

Camp Directors, Rob and Matt planned a packed 4 day camp. The days consisted of activities that challenged them to think in different ways.  Day one: Pod Race-Construct a robot that can quickly navigate a maze, moving forward, backwards, and turn in both directions. Day two: Adjust the robots to be autonomous—that is using sensors to “think for itself” based on the programming the team develops. The kids really enjoyed being told to scream at their robots to run a relay race as fast as their voice was loud. Day three and four: Jedi vs. Sith in a battle bots competition and a pizza party with parents, family and friends.

The NXT’s are a great way to introduce Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) concepts in a fun and exciting way.  Several kids computed circumference for exact amount of distance traveled by their robot, instead of simply guessing and other found it beneficial to gear their robot or change its design to improve maneuvering.

Overall, the kids had a great time and it was a tremendous group of kids to work with.  The club would like to thank the school and parents for the ongoing support!  Ambridge Robotics strives to provide opportunities for young minds and looks to continue the summer camps! Hope to see you next summer!

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The kids that participated are:  Back Row: Bryce Waychoff, Reed Fisher, Zach Astorino, Noah Weedon, Ryan Benes, Nick Perza, Jordan Amrhein, Shamus Fitzgerald. Front Row: Noah Quinn, Caleb McCandless, Madison Shipek, Josh Hovan, Tyler Simms, Sami Astorino, Luke Protulipac.

 

 
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