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


(r to l) Monica Illig, Priya Runner, Sean Malatesta, Che Abrego, Romnn Shell, Jake Gorman


Left to Right

9th Grade Student of the Month: Tara Woods

11th grade Student of the Month: Madison Sas

12th grade Extra Effort: Amy Badger

9th grade Extra Effort: Hannah Minnitte

Not pictured:

10th grade Extra Effort Taman North

10th grade Student of the Month: Jaida Syrek

11th grade Extra Effort: Emily Rose

12th grade Student of the Month: Alyssa Adams

The Technology Education department is pleased to announce the results from the 36th Annual Technology Student Association (TSA) Region 1 Leadership Conference. The conference was held on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at California University of PA campus.

A 68 members of our Ambridge Area High School TSA Chapter captured many individual and team awards.Ambridge Area High School TSA students placed in a total of 26 of 28 available competitive events categories. The chapter captured seven (7) first place awards! Please congratulate the following members for their accomplishments.

To read the results from the competetion, click here.



The regular high school bowling season and WPIBL championships are now complete.  The Ambridge Area High School Girls team (1st place finish in our section) and several single bowlers are on their way to the Regional Championships.  Single qualifiers for the girls are, Alyssa Adams and Dana McCarriher.  For the boys, Brad Kokan, Dimitri Niaros, and Ryan Adams have qualified.  The girls team includes Alyssa and Dana along with Katie Melnyk, Skye Galiardi, Hailey Tesner and Cat Jameson. The Regional Championships are Friday, March 11th for singles and Saturday, March 12th for the teams.  The State Championships are the next weekend, when these bowlers and the girls team qualify.  The Regionals are being held at North Versailles Bowl.  Good Luck and great bowling, Ambridge Area High School Bowlers!!


 What Parents Need to Know About Title I

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

6:00 PM

Ambridge Area High School Cafeteria

909 Duss Avenue, Ambridge

You are invited to a meeting and dinner to learn about the Ambridge Area School District’s Title I Program.  Title I provides funding for our eligible schools to offer programs and support for all students.  Your child is currently enrolled in a school receiving Title I funding.  At this meeting, we will talk about our Title I program and be available to answer any questions you might have including:

-The Title I Program in the Ambridge Area School District

-What is a School-Wide Title I Program and what does that mean to you and our students

-The assessments we use and what they mean  

-Activities that you can do at home to help your child succeed

We understand that your time is important. Childcare (ages 2 and up) and dinner will be provided to help make it possible for you to attend.

If you are interested in attending, click the link below.

Annual Title I Meeting March 2016

Our hours at the high school credit union student branch office will be
9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  During student's lunch periods we will be in the

We have also started being available at our other school buildings, during
school lunch periods as well.  We are located in the cafeterias.:

Jr. High          Economy              Highland               State

2/4                 2/11                     2/18                    2/25
3/3                 3/10                     3/17                    3/24
4/7                 4/14                     4/21                    4/28
5/5                 5/12                      5/19                   5/26

If there is anything that we can do for you at any time please let us know.

Have you always thought playing video games was just a waste of time?  Ambridge senior, Dakota Kunz, has shown us that this is not always the case.  Read this amazing article about Dakota and his father to see another side of the world of gaming.

Good luck in China, Dakota!

yearbookThe yearbook has been on sale all year and the date to purchase by is rapidly approaching.  If you want to guarantee yourself a copy of this year’s edition, you must purchase BY JANUARY 30TH!  After this date, we cannot guarantee that you will receive a copy, there will be limited available.  The easiest way to do this is by going to and following the on-screen directions.  This will guarantee you have a copy in your hand in May.  If this option will not work for you, then please come see Miss Barlamas in room 214.  You can pay by check, the cost is currently $70 and please make the check payable to AASD.  Do not wait any longer, as the price will continue to increase!  If you have any questions, you can email Miss Barlamas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thank you from your AAHS Yearbook Staff!

9th grade Extra Effort – Jenna Head (not photographed)

9th Grade Student of the Month – Riley Sas

10 th grade Extra Effort-Hannah Diaz
10th Grade Student of the Month-Dimitrios Niaros

11th grade Extra Effort-Jasmine Wilfong
11th Grade Student of the Month-John Olexsovich

12th grade Extra Effort-Trevonne Thornton (not photographed)
12th Grade Student of the Month-Kassandra Deane

Artists Mr. Ivanisin, Emma Van Dyke, Jayden Dzeskewicz, and Nick Barnes painted windows at the municipal building on Dec. 3rd.

Parents/Guardians:   It has come to our attention that you/your child may have been in close contact with a person who has pertussis (whooping cough).  We currently have two confirmed cases at the senior high school.   These two individuals are under a physicians care.   Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Dr. Dimperio for more information.

Pertussis Letter