Students in Ms. Wandel's Honors English 7 class recently finished reading Tangerine, a young adult fiction novel written by Edward Bloor. At the conclusion of the unit, students had the option to create either an artistic or a written project. Nearly all students not only selected the artistic option, but also chose the same artistic project: a shadow box depicting a scene from the novel. This year the projects were phenomenal! Students dedicated a lot of time and effort into creating beautiful and skillful works of art!
On October 2nd the girls and boys soccer team had their Senior Night!
Boys (Top left to right)- Erick Villalta, Jason Lambert, Aj Fustich, Michael Manos, Christian Fisher, Ameer Caprini, Connor Rabold, and Tyler Holland
(Bottom left to right)- Domenic Lamberto, Dimitri Niaros, and Monterey Carpenter
Girls (Bottom left to right)- Megan Guthrie, Jaida Syrek, Haley Obrien, and Abbey Sutton
Students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade were awarded a certificate for being chosen as April’s Physical Education Star Students of the month. Mrs. Parisi has dedicated a bulletin board in the gym to honor her students. Mrs. Parisi has established the following criteria for the award. Not absent on a Gym Day, a good role model in class, extra effort, and encouraging fellow classmates to do their best. Along with Mrs. Parisi in the picture are: SIDNEY KRATOCHVIL, ABIGAIL PAGANO, MILENA MODUGNO, AIDEN ELDER, CARSEN HAMMOND, RILEY PODOLAK, DENO CASTELLANO, ELI DEIHL, ALEXANDER LUSTY, CAMERON RAYNAK,JAYLYNN CAMPBELL, MALLORY MCKINNEY, HANNAH LARIMORE, OWEN BUCHANAN, ETHNE BELL, ETHAN CAREY, MILEY DEVINNEY, LILY GEWETH, SOPHIE BEADUDWAY, ASHLEY DERIGGI, CARTER DUNLAP, EVAN SCHEIB & RICARDO VALLADARES.
Congratulations to all!
These AASD students brought immense pride to our district in Oglebay, West Virginia!
They qualified at the county level to attend the NATIONAL ACADEMIC GAMES!
Joshua Guenther 5th grade
Naomi Husted 6th grade
Micah Kwolek 6th grade
They are all State Street students who know how to 'think' and play these higher-level games of intense strategy.
Naomi competed in Linquishtik, Equations, and Current Events. She had to have her game face on to do her best in grammar, math problems, and the latest news from 2016!
Micah and Josh competed in Current Events and Presidents. They could probably tell you what color dresses the First Ladies wore at the Innaugaration!
These students are to be commended for making it this far and competing with 1,000 players from across the nation!
Only the top 15% qualify from the county to play at the national level!
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THESE STUDENTS WHO KNOW HOW TO 'PLAY' TO WIN!!!!!!
We are truly proud of your accomplishments!
Congratulations to the Ambridge Area Girls' Cross Country Team! On Thursday, October 27, the team placed third, qualifying them for the Pennsylvania State Championship. In the AA race, Mica Hanish placed 2nd and Leuca Hanish placed 15th. The other members of the girls' team are Elyssa Penson, Julianna Detrick, Samantha Giordani, Nadine Bosh, and Hannah Doncevic. Congratulations to the boys' team as well for a great season! Good luck to the girls competing at States!
Congratulations to the doubles team of Haley Racioppo and Hilarie Walsh. They competed in the section doubles tournament and qualified for the WPIAL tournament by making it to the semi-finals. The WPIAL doubles tournament will be held on Thursday October 19th, at a time and location TBD. This is following the team’s first ever WPIAL playoff berth. Congratulations Lady Bridgers on a fantastic season!
The Ambridge Area School District is pleased to announce the Act 88 arbitration panel has returned a majority decision in favor of the District’s final, best offer to the Ambridge Area Education Association (AAEA). The decision, issued Aug. 11, determined the District’s offer is the most reasonable and feasible option for all parties involved.
The arbitration team consists of the District’s appointed representative, a Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) representative and a neutral third-party representative selected by the District and PSEA arbitrators. All three arbitrators possess extensive experience in labor negotiations.
“In a good faith effort, the District worked diligently and met frequently to develop an offer that the neutral arbitrator would find acceptable and fair, considering the state of the District and the restraints of the budget,” said Dr. Jo Welter, Superintendent. “The District is satisfied with the decision and is hopeful that the teachers will have faith in the arbitrators making the decision.”
Students at Highland celebrated Autism Awareness Month in April. Students spread awareness and acceptance by learning more about Autism through fun videos and facts. Each Highland student colored an Autism Awareness ribbon to add to our display.