All School Events

Mon Apr 27
Book Fair
Mon Apr 27
Science Testing/Gr. 4
Mon Apr 27
Science Testing/Gr.4
Mon Apr 27 @09:00AM -
Science Testing/Gr. 4
Mon Apr 27 @03:30PM - 04:30PM
Dance Fusion

AAJH BAND MEMBERS ARE SWINGIN!!

AAJH BAND MEMBERS ARE SWINGIN!!

To help celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, the Ambridge Junior High School Jazz Band recently attended the Beaver County Arts Educators Consortium's Jr. High School Jazz…

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VEX Robotics Competition at Ambridge High

VEX Robotics Competition at Ambridge High

Design. Create. Team Work. Problem Solve.  That is what one-hundred and twenty five middle through high school students were excited to do as they showed…

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Technology Integration at Highland

Technology Integration at Highland

Students in third grade used Highland's iPads today to create slide shows about geometric shapes. Students used the app Shadow Puppet to create a slide…

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GFWC Women's Club of Baden Art Winners

GFWC Women's Club of Baden Art Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the GFWC Woman’s Club of Baden  High School Art Winners. 1st Ellyn Gazda 2nd Madison Padgett 3rd Jessica Ames 4th…

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Yoga At Highland

Yoga At Highland

Posted: Saturday, April 4, 2015 2:00 pm New comfort zone: Yoga at Highland Elementary is stretching kids' skills, reducing stress By Tom Davidson tdavidson@timesonline.com  …

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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 Apr 15 @07:00PM -
School Board Meeting
Wed Apr 29 @06:00PM -
Budget Workshop High School Auditorium
Mon May 04
Act 80 Day-Senior Projects
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.

 
Budget Workshop PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephanie Drewnowski, Board Secretary   
Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:45

The Ambridge Area Board of School Directors will hold a budget workshop regarding the 2015-2016 school year budget on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

 

Stephanie Drewnowski

Board Secretary

 
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

 
Economy Elementary Physical Education Star Students March 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Susan Parisi   
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 11:12
Economy Elementary Physical Education Star Students March 2015

Students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade were awarded a certificate for being chosen as March’s Physical Education Star Students of the month. Mrs. Parisi has dedicated a bulletin board in the gym to honor her students. Mrs. Parisi has established the following criteria for the award. Not absent on a Gym Day, a good role model in class, extra effort, and encouraging fellow classmates to do their best.

Along with Mrs. Parisi and the Principal Mrs. Galitsis in the picture are the following students Along with Mrs. Parisi and the Principal Mrs. Galitsis in the picture are the following students: Bailey Protulipac, Maren Uvodich, Max Redinger, Cooper Scheidemantle, Alissa Rose, Norah Marchionda, Cara Paxton, Justin Lauffer, Alaina Huey, Emily Gray, Jillian Laniewski, Kishawn Thornton, Addison Eisel, Taylor Kennedy, Lukas Sovich, Dakota Pritchard, Meghan Kinkade, Samantha Farah, Zachary Dewitt, & Andrew Steiner.

Missing from the picture are: Sheridan Olenic, Ronald Noullet, & Mona Indovina.


Congratulations to all!


 
Tri-M Recognition PDF Print E-mail
Written by Maria Pane   
Monday, 20 April 2015 06:01

On Thursday, April 16, the Ambridge chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society had a ceremony to induct new members. The coordinator of this chapter is Mrs. Marie Dewar. Current members were also honored at the ceremony. These members are Valentina Powell (President), Veronica Ammer (Vice President), Arthur Ammon (Secretary), Nathan Wagner (Treasurer), Josh Bosh (Historian), Robert Jarsulic (New Member/Recital Coordinator) and Maria Pane (Public Relations).

            Eighteen new members were inducted into Tri-M. New seniors included Aislinn Airhart, Lisa Huff, Kathleen Mallard, Joshua Shoup, Katrina Stanley, Abby Weaver, Noah Welter, Elizabeth Wisniewski, and Julia Young. The new junior members are Rachael Allen, Jordan Escamilla, Carrie Freed, Maddie Genre, Emily Hicks, Ryan Malatesta, Erynne Schoeneweis, Jason Shaffer and Emily Zbrzezny.

            To qualify for this honor, students must be involved in at least two music ensembles, as well as have a certain grade point average and good character and leadership. Once an individual meets all these qualifications, they must perform a piece of music at the ceremony. This can be solo or in a group and can be anything from singing to playing an instrument or both. Mrs. Dewar stated, “This is one of my favorite performances of the year because the students can choose to do anything. Someone wrote a song, another wrote an arrangement and there are many genres. It is a very enjoyable performance to watch.” Four returning members also performed.

            After the performances, the officers presented the three m’s of Tri-M: Modern Music Masters and explained what it means to be a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. Then the new and old members said an oath to seal their membership and the new members were given pins and membership cards. “I feel honored to be a part of such a prestigious society,” senior, Lisa Huff explained.

            Overall the ceremony went very well. It was a night for parents and guests to celebrate and enjoy each member’s musical talents. Congratulations to all new and returning members of the Tri-M Music Honor Society!

 

 
2015-16 Budget Presentation PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:28

On Wednesday, April 15th, Business Manager, Minnie Baker, presented the proposed 2015-16 budget to the public.  A copy of her presentation is now available to download:

icon 2015-16 Budget Presentation

 
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
 
Junior High Soccer Coaching Openings PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Freed   
Saturday, 04 April 2015 12:45

The Ambridge Area School District currently has openings for the following coaching positions at the junior high for the fall of 2015:

 

  • junior high boys' soccer head coach
  • junior high boys' soccer assistant coach
  • junior high girls' soccer head coach
  • junior high girls' soccer assistant coach

 

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