Ambridge Area School District

901 Duss Avenue, Ambridge PA 15003 | 724.266.2833

  
  

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HL Upcoming Events

Fri Oct 06 @12:00AM
Noon Dismissal
Fri Oct 06 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Bridger Spirit Day Wear Your Bridger Gear to Support our Bridgers
Mon Oct 09 @12:00AM
No School
Fri Oct 13 @ 8:00AM - 02:00PM
Pre-K Field Trip Pumpkin Patch
Wed Oct 18 @12:00AM
Two Hour Delay Elementary Only
Thu Oct 19 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
Picture Day
Fri Oct 20 @ 8:00AM - 02:00PM
CBI to Walmart
Fri Oct 27 @ 8:00AM - 02:00PM
Moble Dentist
Tue Oct 31 @ 8:00AM - 03:00PM
Halloween Party
Tue Oct 31 @ 1:30PM -
Costume Parade

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Highland hosted a Family STEAM night on February 22.  Students and their families participated in an evening of fun, hands-on activities and challenges.   The evening included cookies provided by Highland’s PTO and door prizes. 

 

There were nine interactive stations: 

Station #1 – Little Bits  Little Bits are a platform of electronic building blocks.  The bits snap together with magnets.  Families invented something using Little Bits. 

Station #2 - Legos and Blocks  Families were challenged to build a replica of the Washington Monument. 

Station # 3 – Art Bot Using a cup, marker, toothbrush, and tape, families worked to invent an Art Bot that created art autonomously. 

Station #4 – Gears, Gears, Gears Families engaged critical thinking skills as they engineered with colorful gears.

Station #5 – Bee Bot Families programed our Bee Bots to follow commands. 

Station #6 – Famous Failures – Families read through examples of famous people who turned failure into success. 

Station #7 – Puzzlets This award winning tech-ed platform combines hands on play with interactive gaming.  Station #8 – Squishy Circuits Families built circuit together and explored electricity.

Station #9 – Used Book Sale Thank you to the Interact clubs at the Jr. High and High School for collecting used books for the sale. 

 

The evening was made possible through a grant from Highmark, Shell, and the Beaver County Educational Trust.

 

Special thanks are extended to Mrs. Hoover, the Highland PTO, and the volunteers for the evening - Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Fedora, Caylin Fedora, Mrs. Kuhel, Ms. J. Kuhel, Mrs. Bupp, Mrs. Bell, Savannah Bell, Talan Bell, Sami Freed, Riley Sas, and Mr. and Mrs. Webb.  Thank you also to Mrs. Henry, Mrs. Carpenter, Mrs. McCoy, Goldie and Jane.