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The Student News Site of Altoona Area High School

Mountain Echo

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Mountain Echo

Class In Session. First year AAHS teacher, Robert Wynn, discusses topics with his Period 7 English class.
Wynn assigns memoirs
Abigail Rudy and Roniyah Kincherlow January 30, 2023

Robert Wynn can still remember when his seventh grade writing teacher, Ms. O’Reilly made the class write a memoir for the third quarter. “The lesson I learned when...

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Team bonding The girls basketball team gathers around to hug senior Taylor Lane. During the first game they played, Lane got to play for the first ten seconds of the game.
Two Lady Lions injured for season
Myah Lear and Cameron Parris January 31, 2023
Mountain Echo Voices
Sophomore Brooke Everhart showcases her stylish outfit adorned with a shoelace. Shoelace belts are also trending this year.
Top six best and worst fashion trends of 2022
Lillian Roberts, Reporter • January 26, 2023

Fashion is something students here at the high school can’t avoid. Students don’t have the luxury of wearing a uniform to stay, well, uniform.  Of course, fashion...

Students keep track of completed assignments in Google classroom.
Students need to learn accountability
Cassidy Klock , Editor in Chief • January 23, 2023

Picture this: You receive an assignment from your English teacher. It’s a critical thinking essay. You go home, plan out the piece, begin the introduction and work until...

A Two-tailed Swallowtail butterfly was found on the concrete near State College. This Swallowtail has a broken wing and can no longer fly.
Why do we step on bugs?
Makenzie Closson, Associate Editor • January 20, 2023

In second grade, spring was always my favorite season. Not because the winds turned into breezes or because the sun stayed out a little longer, but because every time it rained,...

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Love and freedom. Jane Eyre  by Charlotte Bronte was published in 1847 and has been a bestseller ever since.
"Jane Eyre" is my all time favorite book and here's why
Madison Aboud , Reporter • January 5, 2023

“Now I remembered that the real world was wide, and that a varied field of hopes and fears, of sensations and excitements, awaited those who had the courage to go forth...

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Letter to the editor: Under-representation of the arts
Letter to the editor: Under-representation of the arts
Callista Faber, Guest Reporter • December 16, 2022
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Snowy Storm The Genius Hour website showcases the upcoming dates for Genius Hour days. On Dec. 21 the fourth day was cancelled due to a school cancellation day because of the weather.
Genius hour days should be scrapped
Editorial Board January 5, 2023

After having a test run of Genius Hour the previous year with high school students, the administration team decided to go through with making...

November Echo in the Halls
November Echo in the Halls
Ryan Longstreth and Charlie Kephart December 7, 2022

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