Announcements for Oct. 23

Mr. Spayd has just added S.A.T. Math practices (#8#10) to his S.A.T. Google Classroom site. However, the site still contains Weeks (#1 → #7) for all New students.  Anyone can join and participate. Each week there will be a new Math Practice placed onto the Classroom for the first 12 weeks of school year. Presently there are 75 students participating, so join
the crowd and improve your S.A.T. Test scores.
Access Code: a 7 7 5 z f 7
Any questions, email: [email protected]
Attention Black Student Union members: Please join us for our second meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 28 via Google Meet, where we will be picking club officers and planning our first monthly event. Any students wishing to join can sign up using class code: ofuugpp
The Black Student Union welcomes everyone to celebrate African Americans and other minorities through organized monthly events. We celebrate and welcome all races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations etc. Please consider joining!
Attention Students:  Tickets are now ON Sale for our Choose Your Own Halloween Adventure at Fort Roberdeau on Friday, October 30th from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm!  Tickets ($5.00) are available locally at the Altoona Area Public Library main desk and at Fort Roberdeau.  Trick-or-Treat Night is between the Fort cabins from 6:30-7:00 pm, for students 12 and under (with admission). 
Opening Presentation-At the Observatory from 7-7:30 pm, then guests return to one of the 4 areas
From 7:45-9pm
  • Learn about UFOS with Mr. Jim Krug-Mt. Lion Observatory
  • Learn about GHOSTS AND OTHER HALLOWEEN MONSTERS-Mr. Geis & Mr. Seese-Inside Fort
  • Learn about BIGFOOT-Mr. Fred Saluga-White Oak Hall
  • Mt. Lion Observatory-Open from 9-10pm (weather permitting), Mr. Tom Kasner
Limit 225 guests due to social distancing-don’t forget your face masks, tailgate chairs and blankets!
Attention Students:  If you are interested in signing up for the National Art Honor Society, please follow the link to complete the application.  Candidates for membership shall have:
  • Minimum final grade of 93% in the Art 1 course.  (Students who qualified to bypass
Art 1 at AAHS shall have a minimum final grade of 93% in the Art 9 Yearlong Elective.)
  • Candidates who have completed more than one art course at AAHS shall maintain a minimum average of 90% in those art classes.
  • Candidates shall have at least a minimum scholarship average of 86% in leveled academic courses other than art.
  • Commercial art students from GACTC may qualify for membership if they have a minimum art average of 93% after completion of 1 year of Commercial Art and are currently enrolled in Art 1 at AAHS with a 93% grade average.
Applications are due by Friday, October 23rd.
Virtual Open house with Rutgers University will be held on Wednesday, November 18th from 6pm-8pm. The email address is [email protected]
Attention Students:  The Mountain Echo and Horseshoe staffs are partnering with the Maniacs for a Halloween Spooktacular contest. We want you to submit a picture of yourself in a Halloween costume “then” when you were young and then “now” with your costume this year. Bonus if you dress up now in a similar costume as your “then” pic!  The Maniacs and journalism students will vote for the winners on October 28.  Winners will be announced October 29.  First place will win a Sheetz gift card and runners up will receive school store credit for when we return to school.