Read how the A2i Initiative has enhanced our Kindergarten and First Grade Classrooms at Highland and State Street!
Important Upcoming Dates
The Ambridge Area School District Board of School Directors have changed the date of the December Board meeting. The Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 immediately following the Reorganization meeting and Meeting and Discuss meeting scheduled for 7:00 PM in the High School Media Center.
Friday, December 21, 2018
HALF Day – Early Dismissal for students
Elementary – 12:00 P.M. Dismissal
Secondary – 11:00 A.M. Dismissal
On behalf of the Board of School Directors and Superintendent, Dr. Jo Welter, We wish you all a safe and enjoyable Holiday Season!
Students in Kindergarten through Fifth Grade were awarded a certificate for
being chosen as Oct. Physical Education Star Students of the month. Mrs. Parisi has dedicated a bulletin board in the gym to honor her students and has established the following criteria for the award. Not absent on a Gym Day, do an excellent job calling out the warm-ups, be a good role model in class, extra effort, and encouraging fellow classmates to do their best. Along with State Streets Principal Mrs. Hoover and Mrs. Parisi in the picture are: ALEXA MCFARLAND, CELINA HANK, BRAYDEN CUPP, IZABELLE CHEHOVITS, CANDISE RUSSIN, BRENLEE KNOX, LAYLA HOO, CAMERON CAIN, JAYDEN PLOHR, NOAH FABRIZIO, ADRIEN ROTONDO AND NATALEE SWEENEY.
Congratulations to all!
On Wednesday, Oct. 24, a group of students from the Senior High traveled to the Pittsburgh Zoo. A heartfelt thank you to the Job Training Center for Beaver County for providing students the opportunity to have an exciting, educational, fun-filled day!
The Meet and Discuss session of the Ambridge Area School Board will be held on Wednesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. with the Board meeting immediately following. This is a change in date for the meetings as previously scheduled. The meeting will be conducted in the Ambridge High School Media Center.
On Saturday, October 20, 2018 students and staff from the AP math and computer science classes were given the opportunity to attend a Saturday Study Session in Keystone Oaks. Teachers from across the country who have been teaching the AP standards for many years were able to work with our students and staff to give insight into each subject area. Many of these master teachers also design test questions or score exams for AP. The 4-hour session provided a sharp focus on 4 major concepts in each subject area. This provided our students with the equivalent of 6 additional class periods of instruction. A total of three sessions are offered, allowing for 2.5 days of school or 18 class periods Attendance and transportation was provided at no cost to the students or district. Ambridge will be hosting the AP ELA session in November for AP students in our region.
On October 16th, a team of students from the high school entered into a design challenge at the Energy Innovation Center in Pittsburgh. The challenge was sponsored by Adventure Capital, United Healthcare, and Genyouth. The students competed against 19 other teams and the AAHS winning team won a $1,000 grant to implement the design idea they pitched to the panel of judges.
The winning presentation included ways to promote mental, nutritional, and physical health for the students and members of the community through informative and physical-based activities defined as Step One.
The students presented their ideas in front of a panel of judges and 68 other competing students in a “Shark Tank”-like scenario. One of the judges being former Pittsburgh Steeler, Charlie Batch. There were 10 grants given out in total at the Innovation Challenge. The student team from Ambridge included Lydia Ciani, Kyla Fitzgibbons, and Riley Sas. The group received one of the $1,000 grants as winners.
John Jones and Jake Dunlap also competed and presented their ideas for generating a phone app to help set up after school activities in order to promote physical activity.
Thank you to Mr. Jason Roos and Mrs. Pam Green for sponsoring and chaperoning the students to take part in the challenge.
The National Honors Society (NHS) is offering TUTORING
Where: Media Center
When: EVERY WEDNESDAY 2:30-3 (After school)
Different members of NHS will be in the media center every Wednesday to help the students of Ambridge. Please come and get help! All grades and subjects are welcomed!
- Senior Pictures from your photographer due by December 21st
- Senior Baby Picutres due to Mrs. Musser in Room 212 by December 15th
- Don't forget to order your yearbook @yearbookforever.com
Congratulations to the AAHS Girls' Soccer Team - Section Champs!