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Seniors move out of state for college
Seniors move out of state for college
Mykenzi Doran, Reporter • May 7, 2021

Although COVID-19 has afflicted and drastically changed many people’s daily lives, school has continued for the year in various formats such as online, A-B hybrid and even...

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Mountain Echo to host scavenger hunt

Mountain Echo to host scavenger hunt

April 9, 2021

On April 14, the Mountain Echo news staff will be conducting...

Altoona parent hosts alternative prom for current, previous seniors

Altoona parent hosts alternative prom for current, previous seniors

April 9, 2021

While the high school still plans to host prom for...

Free homework help offered after school for any student

Free homework help offered after school for any student

April 9, 2021

Due to the pandemic, some students have found an issue...

As of now, students are not permitted to have cell phones during the school day. This prevents communication during emergency situations.
EDITORIAL: School should allow student cell phone usage
Editorial Board April 28, 2021

Over the years, the Altoona Area School District has not allowed junior or high school students to carry cell phones while inside the school....

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Social media changes childhoods
Social media changes childhoods
Olivia McMinn, Guest Reporter • May 5, 2021

Nowadays, young children are more prominent on social media than most teenagers are. The kids are often found sitting inside on their devices, versus when we were their age,...

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