Ambridge Area School District

901 Duss Avenue, Ambridge PA 15003 | 724.266.2833


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Senior High School

909 Duss Avenue, Ambridge, PA 15003 | 724.266.2833 | f. 724-266-5056
Principal, Ms. Janice Zupsic x2287 | Assistant Principal, Mr. John Booher x2479



Signing Day for Senior Athletes was held on Friday, May 10, 2019. Four seniors committed to continue their basketball careers. Congratulations to Dasha Jackson (La Roche University), Jordan Swartz (Penn State Behrend), Aniya Walker (Western Michigan University) and Aaron Hilzendeger (Clarion University).




The Ambridge Area High School National Honor Society participated in the pregame salute for the May 8th Pirates vs. Rangers game. Congratulations to our Senior NHS students for all of their amazing accomplishments and good luck in the future!

The Technology Education department is pleased to announce the results from the Technology Student Association (TSA) States Leadership Conference. Twenty-eight members of the local Ambridge Area Chapter of the Technology Student Association (TSA) captured six individual and team awards. The conference was held at Seven Springs Resort April 10-13, 2019. Over 1,600 members from schools across the Commonwealth participated.  

Please congratulate the following members for their accomplishments:

Board Game Design

5th           Kyla Fitzgibbons, Natalie Garrison, Fiona Ozenich & Jacob Shoup

Chapter Team

8th           Xavier Albring, Dinah Bailey, Jordan DeWeese, Rocco Niven, Jacob Shoup & Madeline Smith

Children’s Stories

9th           Jordan DeWeese, Samantha Freed, Kaytlyn McKissic, Riley Sas & Madeline Smith

Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM)

7th           Dinah Bailey & Kyla Fitzgibbons

Essays on Technology

7th           Kyla Fitzgibbons

Systems Control

9th           Xander Dowlin, Matthew Kawalsky & Tyler Stickles

Jordan DeWeese and John Barnhart served as Voting Delegates, representing our local Ambridge Area Chapter at the annual business meeting and throughout the conference. Mr. Jason Roos and Mr. Benjamin Holmes served as Co-advisors for the Ambridge Area High School Chapter of TSA at the conference along with Mrs. Pamela Green filling in for Mrs. Kristin Holmes.


Five students, Jordan DeWeese, Madeline Smith, Kyla Fitzgibbons, Dinah Bailey & Natalie Garrison, plan to attend the National TSA conference in late June. The National conference will be at National Harbor, MD.


For more information on TSA and the many STEM opportunities for students 5-12, please visit the national website at or the PA site at patsa.web. Thank you for supporting our program and the interests of the students!

Huge congrats to the Girls Softball team on being named Trib Team of the Week! (Click here to go to article)

Also congrats to Senior, Alex Bupp, for receiving Honorable Mention for the Player of the Week for the Trib HSSN's Team!



Four AAHS band students had the honor of being chosen to participate in Beaver County Band on April 10 and 11. Kylee Bobak, Hunter Hogue, Jaina Ilko, and Marjorie Jarsulic rehearsed at New Brighton HS with students from all over Beaver County, concluding the festival with a public concert featuring the ensemble.

Monday, April 8th our Girls Softball took down Central Valley 18-6. Bats blistered as they collected 20 hits and Central Valley tallied 6 in the high-scoring game. Ambridge Varsity got things started in the first inning. Alex Bupp went 5 for 5 and homered on a 2-2 count, scoring 2 runs. Kim Kuzma went 5 for 5 as well and then came up with a homer herself driectly after Bupp. The girls scored 4 runs in the fifth inning. This big win was led by Bupp and Kuzma, who all drove in runs. Ashley DeWeese led the girls to victory in the circle. She surrendered 6 runs on 6 hits over 7 innings, striking out 9 girls. Our girls socked 8 homeruns in this game. Bupp had a long ball in the first and fourth inning. Kuzma went deep in the first, fourth, fifth, and seventh inning. Bre Thomas went 3 for 4 and went for the long ball in the sixth. And DeWeese went 2 for 3 and went for a homer as well in the sixth. Collecting up a total of 8 homeruns the entire game. Bupp, Kuzma, Thomas, and Sydney Hopkins all managed multiple hits for these Ambridge girls. Kuzma and Bupp each managed five hits to lead to this victory. Congrats girls! Keep it up!


Pictured on the left: Bre Thomas and Alex Bupp

PSU Science Web



Ambridge Area High School students earned two of the top three places in a Penn State University Science Challenge, held Friday, April 5.


The competition was a compilation of six labs, two physics, two chemistry, and two bio labs. The physics dealt with torque and pendulums. The chemistry was creating an activity series through single replacement reactions and a titration lab and the biology dealt with genetics and testing enzymes in extreme conditions.

The second place team won a $1500 scholarship to Penn State Beaver and the third place team won a $1000 scholarship to Penn State Beaver.

2nd place- Ryan Racioppo and Jethro Bell
3rd place - Dasha Jackson and Jacob Dunlap


Congratulations and great job to our students!