Volume 1, Issue 3 October 20, 2017
Welcome to the Mt. Lion Roar where you can read about some of the things happening in the Altoona Area School District. With nearly 8,000 students, AASD is the area's top choice for Academics, Arts and Athletics.
2017 Homecoming Queen

Jennifer Worley
Representing Girls Soccer

2017 Homecoming King
Masen Nartatez
Photos courtesy of Chuck Myers
C.H.A.S.E. 4 Wellness

Physical education teachers at Altoona Area High School recognize the drastic shifts of the 21st century mentality of Health and Wellness and have developed a new curriculum that promotes the importance of living an active and healthy lifestyle.

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FINAL HARVEST
AAHS students planted gardens alongside Booker T Washington basketball courts this spring during Toona Tuneup.  

Throughout the summer, AAHS instructors Season Consiglio, Teresa Rubine and Robin DeShong tended to the garden.

The community was encouraged and welcome to share in the garden. Each garden carried a specific theme reaping vegetables, herbs and fruits. 

The final “harvest” was taken from the garden this week.  Congratulations to those who contributed to tending the gardens throughout the summer.  The project was a success!
Group photo of Girls holding prom gowns donated to the United Way.
The Glass Slipper Project

The AAHS Girls League recently donated more than 200 prom dresses along with men’s dress shirts and ties to the United Way Glass Slipper Project.

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Calling All AASD Student Performers

Students interested in performing the National Anthem at a winter sports contest at the AAHS Field House are invited to audition on November 6. Audition requests should be submitted to Larry Detwiler at ldetwiler@altoonasd.com.
AAHS Drama Club Presents:
A special senior citizen preview will be offered on Wednesday, November 1 at
6 PM.