We would like to thank all the parents, guardians, students and staff members that helped make the First Annual Transition night a wonderful success at Ambridge Area High School!
For your reference, the 2018 – 2019 Transition Night Presentation, 2018 – 2019 Course Flow Charts and the 2018 – 2019 Course of Studies Book is now listed at: www.ambridge.k12.pa.us > Schools > Senior High School > Left hand side: Guidance Tab > Scheduling.
Bridger Spirit Day at Highland Elementary
As the school year progresses, the MJROTC program has been working diligently in the areas of community service and community connections throughout Beaver County. On behalf of the MJROTC program and Ambridge Area School District, please join us in the recognition of our student’s community events and promotions with the following pictures and articles.
Mistletoe Court 2017
Caring Place Poster Contest Winner Olivia Huellen
For the second year in a row, one of our State Street Elementary students won the Grief Awareness Poster Contest sponsored by the Caring Place. Olivia Huellen, 5th grader at State Street Elementary won the elementary division of the contest. Her poster will be displayed in elementary schools across the state of Pennsylvania for Grief Awareness Day on November 16th. We are so proud of Olivia and her accomplishment!
The Ambridge Area School District will operate three PA Pre-K Counts Classroom servicing three-year old and four-year old students. Four-year old students have first priority. The School District is accepting applications for the Pre-K classroom. Our program will service twenty students per classroom. If you are interested in the program and meet the requirements, applications are located in the elementary offices and the Attendance Office at the Senior High School. Only students with complete applications will be considered for the program. When completing the application, please bring the required documentation.
The Pre-K Counts Program serves both breakfast and lunch. Transportation is provided for all students. Our program is recognized by the State for offering high quality instruction in all areas of early childhood development—social, academic, gross motor, fine motor, and behavior. In addition, a wide range of services are offered to our families who participate in the program.
For more information, click on the link below.
Before Ambridge senior Capen Brendle focuses all his attention on his studies in the fall, he'd like to help the Bridgers cap off a four-peat in volleyball as WPIAL champs. To visit the article and video on the Times Online, click here.
Join us in congratulating Isaac Elliott on his outstanding performance at the Beaver County Track and Field Championships.
Elliott set two event records running 21.6 in the 200 and 49.2 in the 400. He was also given the Outstanding Male Track Performance for 2016 award.
"All his hard work and dedication is paying off. So proud of him!" shared Elliott's father, Phillip Elliott .
Elliott was not the only Ambridge athlete to compete and place in Saturdays meet.
The following are the results from the meet:
- 400: 6th place Samantha Giordari
- 800: 2nd place Elyssa Penson
- 1600: 1st place Mica Hanish, Ambridge, 5:21.3, 2nd place Elyssa Penson
- 3200: 1st place Mica Hanish , 11:49.3
- 100 H: 6th place Shardonney Carpenter
- 400 Relay: 6th place Ambridge
- 100: 1st place Isaac Elliott, Ambridge, 10.6
- 200: 1st place Isaac Elliott, Ambridge, 21.6 Meet Record
- 400: 1st place Isaac Elliott, Ambridge, 49.2 Meet and County Record
- 3200: 6th place Corey Shaffer
Overall as a team Ambridge Girls came in 7th place out of 14 teams Ambridge Boys came in 10th place in a three way tie with Alqiuippa and Southside out of 14 teams.
We received this notification yesterday from the Science Outreach Center at Saint Francis University!! Each year the 8th grade regular education science classes complete a statics project and the top projects are entered into the below referenced contest. Last year Lauren Mawhinney’s class won an Honorable Mention and this year Tomasina Crapis (a long term sub) had two projects earn Honorable Mention!
A total of 548 posters were received from across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the 2016 Pennsylvania Statistics Competition, hosted by Saint Francis University! The total count included 89 posters from Kindergarten to 3rd grade, 234 from 4th to 6th grade, 131 from 7th to 9th grade, and 94 from 10th to 12th grade.
Spring Fine Arts Programs:
4/21 – HS Steel Bands
4/26 – HS Choirs
5/3 – JH Band / Art
5/4 – HS Jazz & Concert Bands / Art
5/5 – JH Choir
5/9 – State St. Band
5/10 – Economy Band
5/11 – Highland Band / Art
5/17 – State St. Chorus / Art
5/19 – Economy Chorus / Art
5/26 – Highland Chorus
In March, high school students Nadia and Bree Mycyk, Emma Van Dyke, and Alois Watkins, along with Highland 6th grader Allison Wintersgill, volunteered to face paint at the State Street indoor carnival. The face paint booth was a hit. I was filled with elementary students from start till finish. The painters worked hard putting smiles on many colorful faces.
To celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, Ambridge’s high school jazz department recently hosted the Beaver County Arts Education Consortium’s Jazz Workshop. The workshop took place on Wednesday April 6th in the High School music suite and included students from all over Beaver County. Kevin McManus, adjunct professor at five different universities and freelance musician, was the artist in residence and Ambridge’s own elementary music educators Samantha Rappolt and Samuel Eisenreich served as clinicians. Participating students from Mrs. Baney’s and Mr. Hartman’s jazz bands included Jacob Best, Tim Bruce, Faith Holcomb, Margie Jarsulic, Matt Kowalski, Josh Lockhart, Claire Matzie, Ryan Mikush, Carlina Powell, Kevan Rotthoff, Pearl Swann, and Hayden Wesche.
Congratulations to senior Aadan Buck for competing in the 17th Annual Pittsburgh Monster Meet. The Pittsburgh Monster Meet consists of 150 lifters of all ages and is one of the biggest and most successful competitions in the area. Aadan benched 285lbs (with a pause) and earned 2nd place in the teenage bench press. Aadan also deadlifted 555lbs earning him 1st place in the teenage dead lift!
Anna Galiardi and Skye Galiardi both won first place in the Women’s Club District Competition. Their photos will now move on to compete at the state level. Click here to vote for the Kieth Rothfus Congressional Art Contest. Voting is available through April 4th.