Senior High School
The 180 members of the graduating Class of 2019 spent Tuesday, June 4 taking one last walk down memory lane. The soon-to-be graduates visited each of the three elementary schools, plus the Middle School, as part of their farewell send off. Graduates enjoyed seeing old teachers and classrooms, and talking with the younger students about how to achieve success as they continue their schooling.
The Class of 2019 Commencement ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in the High School Gymnasium. Student speaker is Dalton Brandt, the 2019 Senior Class President.
Three new members of the Ambridge Hall of Honor also will be inducted during commencement. Learn more about this year's Hall of Honor inductees here.
Congratulations to the boys volleyball team on winning their second straight Class 2A WPIAL Championship with a win against Seton-LaSalle in 4 sets!
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
8th Xavier Albring, Dinah Bailey, Jordan DeWeese, Rocco Niven, Jacob Shoup & Madeline Smith
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
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 tsaweb.org 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