New bell schedule requires adjustment

Teachers and students are getting used to the new bell schedule. The new bell schedule is important for the students. “It’s important because students transportation was a big issue for our district,” English teacher David McCarter said. For McCarter it is hard for him to get on the new schedule because he was on the

Maniacs ready for winter sports

The Mountain Lion Maniacs are expected to show support and cheer on their team while in the student section. They are attempting to get more student involvement by planning fun and easy themes. The themes are planned for both boys and girls basketball. The schedule is available on posters located throughout the building. For the

Aevidum creates positive community

Aevidum is a club that strives to create a community that makes students feel comfortable. There are no officers and most of the decisions or ideas  come from the students themselves. It just assisted in the Ed Gerety presentation for the community. The students involved in the club also met with students involved with a

Wind ensemble prepares for holiday concert

The music department consists the choir, the orchestra and the band.  All of these groups have other specialized separate groups.  The choir has vocal ensemble, varsity chorus, and the regular chorus.  The orchestra has an ensemble as well: string ensemble.  The band consists of multiple other groups including the wind ensemble.   The wind ensemble

When Ed Gerety speaks, people (don’t) listen

Ed Gerety spoke of courage, gratitude, responsibility and awareness. His message was that people should be grateful for what they have. That includes food, parents, friends and a plethora of other idle pleasures. Many students didn’t understand the gist of the assembly at all. They felt Gerety was unorganized. Some had trouble hearing him, likely

Spectrum Club joins school organizations

A new club has been added to the collection of different clubs offered at AAHS. It is a support group for the LGBT+ community and its supporters. This club is called Spectrum. Senior Dustin Jones, the creator and student adviser of Spectrum club, first came to AAHS at the beginning of last school year. “When

Fulchiero organizes yard sale collection

Junior Madi Fulchiero is organizing the Yard Sale for Kiera fundraiser. Fulchiero received help spreading the word from students at MLTV and many of her friends. The collections are Friday, Dec. 8 through Thursday, Dec. 14 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:50 a.m. in the library. Items will also be collected at the chorus and orchestra

School choir to perform holiday concert

The concert chorus, along with the orchestra, is hosting a holiday concert filled with recognizable songs Dec. 8. This concert is from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door for three dollars. The orchestra will perform a variety of songs by itself, then the concert chorus will

Assemblies becoming unnecessary

Rumors have been swirling regarding a pep assembly Dec. 8. I believe this pep assembly is unneeded. Students will have to leave class. There have been so many assemblies in the fall where we miss fifth and sixth period. In the second marking period, there are so many breaks, and benchmarks are right after the

Patriotic Student Alliance provides meals to vets

The Patriotic Student Alliance loves helping people especially if those people are our beloved veterans. Last Thursday the Patriotic Student Alliance club had its annual soup kitchen for the homeless veterans in Blair County for Thanksgiving. The students feel an obligation to help the veterans. “It’s important to give back to those who put everything