Mountain Echo

  • Online education will begin March 30- check your email for more information
  • Check District provided email and Google Classrooms for updates
  • Virtual education will begin on Monday, March 30, 2020 for all students in grades 7-12 for all courses.
  • Both the AAHS and the AAJHS will be open on Friday, March 27, 2020 from 3:00 PM until 5:00 PM.
  • Access to lockers today-March 24- from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. by grade level
  • Students- you have access your locker on March 16 from 10-2 for anything you need during the break
McKenzie Quirin
I am a twelfth-grade student at Altoona Area High School. I enjoy hanging out with my friends, babysitting my cousins and watching movies. I am a part of the student council. I am friendly and nice.

McKenzie Quirin, Reporter

Mar 24, 2020
Coronavirus affects students in school community (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
Allison Peterman lets creativity come to life through senior project (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Mindful mornings open to students, faculty (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
Cereal drive helps community (Story)
Feb 21, 2020
Administrators, teachers, custodial staff prepare for move (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
New construction includes weight room (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Student Council promotes cereal drive (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
When you’re having a bad day, what do you do to make yourself feel better? (Story/Media)
Jan 23, 2020
Key player succeeds on court (Story)
Jan 08, 2020
YouTube stars take over in 2019 (Story)
Dec 20, 2019
Student council activities throughout holidays (Story/Media)
Dec 20, 2019
Winter sports teams look ahead for 2019-2020 season (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Student council members to spread cheer at Garvey Manor (Story)
Dec 04, 2019
Add Catalyst to all reading lists (Story/Media)
Nov 27, 2019
Immersion Day shows Spanish learners different experiences (Story)
Nov 27, 2019
Senior project gives back to humane society (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Curry’s class wins door decorating contest (Story)
Nov 01, 2019
The Sun Is Also A Star must be read by all (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Spanish classes to visit Juniata college (Story)
Oct 15, 2019
Lady Lion girls’ tennis takes over District Six Championship (Story)
Oct 10, 2019
Maniacs sell bracelets as tribute to memory of security greeter Chuck Amerine (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Homecoming candidates introduce themselves (Story)
Oct 04, 2019
Homecoming Candidate Posters (Media)
Oct 01, 2019
Little Do We Know should be new must read (Story)
Sep 27, 2019
Lioneers dance team celebrates 50 years (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
AP Spanish class plans presentations for elementary school teaching (Story/Media)
Sep 11, 2019
Principal changes for senior class (Story/Media)
Sep 09, 2019
Club to collect cans in support of backpack program (Story)
Jun 04, 2019
Brainfreezerz’s shaved ice tops all (Story/Media)
May 23, 2019
Clubs hold school board candidate event (Story/Media)
May 09, 2019
Fagan writes book for senior project (Story/Media)
May 02, 2019
Students to attend baseball game (Story)
Apr 26, 2019
Students set sail to Pittsburgh (Story)
Apr 11, 2019
Students donate blood for first time (Story)
Apr 05, 2019
AASD Bloodmobile (Story/Media)
Apr 04, 2019
What is your favorite part about spring? (Media)
Mar 15, 2019
School community comes together in support of Deshong (Story)
Mar 04, 2019
Club to participate in bloodmobile (Story)
Feb 13, 2019
Gymnastics team competes in league competition (Story)
Jan 28, 2019
Girls’ basketball team strives for playoffs (Story)
Jan 15, 2019
Honor society members volunteer at first Lego event (Story/Media)
Jan 15, 2019
What is your New Years’ resolution? (Media)
Dec 20, 2018
AASD Christmas party (Story/Media)
Dec 17, 2018
Organizations invite all district employees to Christmas party (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Gymnastics team seeks fifth undefeated season (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
Clubs to host Christmas party (Story)
Nov 21, 2018
What are you most thankful for? (Story)
Nov 07, 2018
Jersey Mike’s, Powerhouse subs compete for customers (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
New teachers join school staff (Story/Media)
Oct 20, 2018
Night school gets A+ rating (Story)
Oct 20, 2018
Tutoring program benefits students (Story/Media)
Oct 11, 2018
Student Council participates in bowling fundraiser (Story/Media)
Sep 29, 2018
Orchestra to perform in concert Dec. 1 (Story/Media)
Sep 28, 2018
Band front sparks attention (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
New Building: Art classes benefit from new building (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
Clubs assist in Altoona cleanup (Story/Media)
Sep 20, 2018
New teachers join school staff (Story)
The Student News Site of Altoona Area High School
McKenzie Quirin