August 6, 2017
As you may already know, Kevin Hudac passed away Friday, after an unfortunate accident. Kevin was a recent graduate from the class of 2017. We know that this type of loss can greatly affect our children and our school community.
We will bring in our professionals and prevention specialists from the Prevention Network to help our children deal with their emotions and reactions to feelings of fear and loss. Services will be available in the High school office Monday August 7th from 9am to 1pm and by appointment as needed moving forward. Please contact the Guidance office at 724-266-2833 x2377
This type of death can produce many different responses to loss. There can be shock, fear, sadness, shame, anger, and guilt. Every individual is different. Some may not react at all while some children will display grief openly and want to talk about the death and their feelings. Talking can help children with their fears about their own possible losses.
Sometimes grief can be expressed in actions. Be aware of behavior changes such as crying, over-reacting to small stresses, complaining of stomach or headaches, or acting tired or withdrawn. If you become concerned about your child’s behavior, please call the school to ask for help.
Know that your teachers and counselors are here to help with any problem your child may encounter. Please call your school if you need assistance for your child.
Ms. Janice L. Zupsic
Senior High School Principal
Ambridge Area School District
Congratulations to Ms Chelsea Benedict on her nomination for a Golden Apple Award from AAHS.
Her tireless dedication to our students above and beyond the school day is remarkable and with a very positive impact.
Ms Benedict was nominated for the 2016-2017 academic year award by Mr. Booher, Assistant Principal.
We look forward to May 27th when the winners will be announced by The Prevention Network at reception to honor all district nominees from the Beaver County Area.
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Ambridge Area High School National Honor Society Members!
Congratulations to the cast, crew, and directors for the 14 nominations for the AAHS musical, Beauty and the Beast.
The awards ceremony will take place on May 20, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center.
The crew won the following nominations:
Best of Show
Dmytri Rakovan, Ryan Mikush
Best Supporting Actress:
Best Supporting Actor:
Zak Ernst, Tommy Holcomb, Josh Peters
Click the link below to read the article on the Times Online
Left to Right: Miranda D’Antoni, Amanda Hare, Benjamin Loftus, Noelle Streiff
Congratulations to Dmytri Rakovan for winning 1st runner up for Mr. Beaver County and a $500 scholarship! His escort was Addie Kowal.
Madisyn Kovach and Harley Stuebgen were featured in the Epilepsy Foundation of Western PA newsletter for their Senior Project work. Great job girls!
Congratulations to the following students!
9th Grade Student of the Month
10th Grade Student of the Month
11th Grade Student of the Month
12th Grade Student of the Month
9th Grade Extra Effort
10th Grade Extra Effort
11th Grade Extra Effort
12th Grade Extra Effort