Ambridge Area School District

901 Duss Avenue, Ambridge PA 15003 | 724.266.2833


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The Ambridge Area School District is accepting nominations for the 2018 Hall of Honor.


The Hall of Honor was established to commend outstanding Ambridge Area School District alumni for their accomplishments, successes, service to others and state or national awards.



In order to be eligible for nomination, alumni must meet the following criteria:


  • Nominees for the Hall of Honor must have made significant community contributing and/or career-related accomplishments. One-time distinctions or awards may be appropriate if they were given at a state or national level.

  • Nominees also must have graduated from Ambridge Area School District at least 10 years prior.

“The primary goal of the Hall of Honor is to have our current students aspire to the greatness that other Ambridge Area graduates have achieved,” said Dr. Jo Welter, Superintendent of Schools. “Those successful graduates add to our greatness and allow us to encourage and motivate current students toward future aspirations.”


The 2018 Hall of Honor winner will be selected by a committee consisting of School Board members, District Administrators, teachers, students and community members. If available to participate in the ceremony, the 2018 Hall of Honor designee will be recognized during the 2018 Commencement Ceremony on May 31.



Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2018 and are available here and the Ambridge Area Senior High School main office.


Questions may be directed to Mrs. June Mueller at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 724-266-2833, Ext. 1263.


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"Connected," the 2016-2017 Ambridge Area School District Annual Report, is now available. Residents of the District should have received a printed copy via the U.S. Postal Service. A digital version of the report can be viewed here.

Come join us!


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Dinner at 6:00 pm

Senior High School Cafeteria


Presentation on what Title I funds do for our schools.

Raffles….babysitting…..and information for parents.




The HS Steel and Jazz bands gave students at Highland and State Street Elementary an opportunity to celebrate the power of music and and see just how fun and cool it is to be a part of a school performing ensemble! As a tribute to Black History Month and in order to understand the African roots of steel pan and jazz music, the 5th & 6th grade band students were invited to join the HS musicians on a few tunes. They added additional rhythm by playing African drums and shakers that are normally used in their 5th and 6th grade music classes. Congratulations and much thanks to our music teachers, Celeste Polakovic and Samantha Croach, for their passion and purpose in the band and choral programs and continuing their implementation of world music drumming in the music curriculum! Photos by Alan Freed







The Ambridge Area Board of Education, at its regular monthly Board Meeting on Monday, February 26, 2017approved the following item:

Revised 2017-2018 School Year Calendar

It is recommended to approve the revised 2017-2018 school calendar.  The following change due to inclement weather and school cancellation on Friday, January 12th and Wednesday, February 7th will be reflected on the revised calendar as follows:

March 28th (2nd Snow Make-Up Day) – School will be in session (FULL DAY)

March 29th (3rd Snow Make-Up Day) – School will be in session (HALF DAY, ACT 80 day).   HS/JH dismissed at 11:00 am.   Elementary students dismissed at 12:00 pm (noon)

These days have been adjusted to allow the students to finish the week with a half day instead of a full day.




Please Register by

March 29, 2018

For the April 12th Night!



Student Name(s):                                                                                                                         


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Current Grade(s):                                                                                                                         

Parent(s)/Guardian(s) Name(s):                                                                                              

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E-mail or mail application to:

Ambridge Junior High School

c/o Don Ayers, Brad Olenic

401 First Street

Freedom, PA 15042

Phone: 724-266-2833 x 3242

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***Please be advised that this registration form must be received in order to be fully registered***


The Ambridge Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a financial symposium on Sunday, March 11 is extending an invitation to all students, parents, staff and administration. Resources for children centered around obtaining a solid financial foundation will be available.


Financial Symposium

On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, President Trump will be speaking in the Ambridge Area School District’s Wright Field House, located on the corner of Duss Avenue and 8th Street. The event is slated to begin at 7 p.m. More details are available on the Donald Trump for President, Inc. website here.

Since this is an evening event, the Ambridge Area School District will operate on a normal schedule for the day. Students will be dismissed with the assistance of the police and District Administration.

As with all other rental groups, Donald Trump for President, Inc. has followed District policy in renting the field house for the visit. The Ambridge Area School District respects the office of the President of the United States; however, the rental of District facilities for this event does not reflect an endorsement of or affiliation with any political party or candidate.