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Technology Education Summer Camps PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Holmes   
Monday, 22 June 2015 14:35

Robotics: Hunter Repa, Athan Vasilakis, Ryan McCafferty, Noah Sye, Jon Ippolito, Mallory Farah, Sammy Farah, Jono Kwolek, Micah Kwolek Claymation: Charlotte Johnston, Conner Copenhaver

Hosted by the Tech Ed Dept. with the help of Seniors: Bryce Underwood and Brianna Copenhaver; Junior: Nadia Waddell and Adults: Donna Summerville, Mr. Holmes and Mrs. Holmes.

Four days of fun and excitement have ended, but the memories and friendships will never be forgotten. This group was able to program robots to launch items, react to a sound or touch, navigate a maze, and as well as battle each other. please check out their pictures.

The Claymation group was able to create characters from clay, create scenery, stage scenes, and take a lot of pictures, which were then imported into Movie Maker to create the final video. Charlotte also added her own voice narrations making it truly unique and special!

Thank you Everyone for supporting Technology Education and our programs! Have a wonderful Summer!


Professional Commencement Photos PDF Print E-mail
Written by Josh Jones-Web   
Monday, 01 June 2015 14:09

Professional photographs will be taken at the Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, June 4th. To see more information and pricing please download the PDF below.

icon ambridge graduation photos by studio baden

TSA State Conference Winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristin Holmes   
Monday, 27 April 2015 13:07

The Technology Education department is pleased to announce the results from the 37th Annual Technology Student Association (TSA) PA States Leadership Conference.  The conference was held April 15-18, 2015 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort, Champion, PA.

We are pleased to inform you that forty-four members of our local Ambridge Area High School Chapter of the Technology Student Association (TSA) placed in the top ten and captured seventy-two individual and team awards! There were 1740 total students in attendance; a total of 1145 high school students from 84 high school chapters from across the state competed alongside 44 middle school chapters bringing 595 students.

Sophomores, Korryn Zanella’s and Megan Huey’s, qualifying entries in the PA-Biomedical Essay Contest were awarded cash prizes.  Zanella won a check for $50 for her first place entry and Huey won a check for $35 for her second place entry.  Additionally, Huey was a state finalist as she placed tenth for her essay.

Seniors, Jesse Karshin, Noah Hartman, Mitch Brewer and junior, Jon Munk, each won a $750 Scholarship from Johnson and Wales University for placing second in the TSA VEX robotics competitive event. Senior, Alexandra DeMarco won a $750 Scholarship from Johnson and Wales University for placing second in the promotional graphics competitive event.

Click "Read More" to view winners and additional photos.

Ambridge Sophomore selected as National Youth Delegate PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Monday, 20 April 2015 06:43

Jacob Giles, a sophomore at Ambridge Area High School has been selected to represent Pennsylvania as a National Youth Delegate to the 2015 Washington Youth Summit on the Environment at George Mason University.

Giles joins a select group of 250 students from across the country to participate in an intensive study week-long of leadership in environmental science and conservation. Jacob was chosen based on academic accomplishments and a demonstrated interest and excellence in leadership in the sciences and conservation studies.

George Mason University along with partners, National Geographic and the National Zoo are excited to welcome the nation's youth scholars to Washington, D.C. With distinguished faculty, guest speakers, and direct access to elite D.C. practitioners, the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment offers aspiring environmentalists and student leaders an unparalleled experience. The week-long program is held at George Mason University's state-of-the-art campus. The Summit will encourage and inspire young leaders who desire a unique experience focused on successful careers in this dynamic industry.

The Washington Youth Summit on the Environment will be held June 28 to July 3, 2015.

Congressional Art Contest - Please VOTE! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Robert Ivanisin   
Monday, 13 April 2015 08:31

Time to vote for the Congressional Art Contest sponsored through the office of Keith Rothfus.  The winner will receive a $3000 scholarship and their artwork will hang for the year in the Capitol rotunda in Washington D.C.  This year, 25% of the judging will be done through online voting.

To cast your ballot log on to www.rothfus.house.gov/art-competition-voting . Vote for your favorite piece!  However, if you would like to vote for our Ambridge students, our entries are as follows:

1.  1st untitled abstract piece by Addison Johnson

2. “Plumview” by Max Yingling

3. “I am Me” by Nadia Waddell

4. “Space Adventures” by Jessica Ames

5.  Untitled w/ red& blue balloons by Kayla Cafrelli  

6. “Memorial to my Pap” by Madison Padgett

Students of the Month / Extra Effort Winners PDF Print E-mail
Written by Neil Tkatch   
Friday, 10 April 2015 13:38
The high school guidance office is proud to announce the Student of the Month and Extra Effort Winners for March.  Congratulations!

Students of the Month
9 - Rachel Pawlawski

10 - Brooklyn Kotula

11 - Miranda Budaszewski
12 - Veronica Ammer
Extra Effort Awards
9 - Musinga Bayingana
10 - Thomas Quinn
11 - Chloe Trimbur
12 - Artie Ammon

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