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Mountain Echo

Online newspaper of Altoona Area High School in Altoona, Pennsylvania
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  • May 24Breakfast for 05/27/24 - Memorial Day, no school
  • May 24Lunch for 05/24/24 - Baked Chicken and Roll
  • May 23Lunch for 05/23/24 - Chicken Alfredo
  • May 23Breakfast for 05/24/24 - Biscuit with Sausage Gravy
  • May 22Lunch for 05/22/24 - Beef Tacos
  • May 22Breakfast for 05/23/24 - Bacon Egg and Cheese Croissant
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The Student News Site of Altoona Area High School

Mountain Echo

The Student News Site of Altoona Area High School

Mountain Echo

All content by Lila Benjamin
Despite the dreary weather, the flag for the Gateway Clipper glides along the wind. French students attended an annual spring field trip to Pittsburgh to ride the boat and partake in games, food and dancing.

[Photo] Springtime activities

Madison Aboud, Associate Editor
April 29, 2024
Watching a Manie Musicale reveal video, freshman Ruth Cron sits in her French I class with teacher Veronica Skomra. Cron enjoys learning French and participated in Manie Musicale for the first time this school year.

[Photo] Freshmen Spotlight

Madison Aboud, Associate Editor
April 15, 2024
Preparing her putter, Senior Camryn MacAlarney mini golfs on the FLC trip to the Pittsburgh market in December MacAlarney is president of FBLA and Secretary of Astronomy club, as well as an AP and Honors Society student.

[Photo] Women’s History Month

Madison Aboud, Associate Editor
March 15, 2024
Moments in time. Capturing concerts and trips, Chorus teacher Kelly Sipes hangs photos of her students on her classroom wall.

[Photo] Altoona Pride

Madison Aboud, Associate Editor
March 1, 2024
January Editorial Cartoon

January Editorial Cartoon

Lila Benjamin, Reporter
January 30, 2024
Students run across the top floor of the B building for an Anatomy lab. Running for one minute represents how homeostasis works on the human body, and the changes in heart and breathing rate for each student.

[Photo] New year, new classes

Madison Aboud, Associate Editor
January 29, 2024
December Editorial Cartoon

December Editorial Cartoon

Lila Benjamin, Reporter
January 17, 2024
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Lila Benjamin, Reporter
December 4, 2023
editorial cartoon.pdf (150.5 x 179.9 mm)

[Photo] Study hall needed

Achiera Cuspert, Contributor
October 4, 2023
Editorial Cartoon

Editorial Cartoon

Lila Benjamin, Reporter
October 23, 2023

Lila Benjamin
June 1, 2022
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