Month: March 2017

Three win Rotary speech award

Six students from Altoona Area High School went to the Calvin House for a Rotary Speech Competition Mar. 6, 2017. The students have been practicing since January. There were three winners. The first place winner will advance to the regional competition. First place was awarded to junior Ethan Catcher. Junior Frankie Price took second place. In third

Drama club prepares to go ‘Into the Woods’

On April 6-8, 2017 the drama club will be presenting its production of the musical Into the Woods. Into the Woods is a musical of Grimm’s fairy tales such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel with a modern twist. All of the tales are tied together with a story

Opinion: School lunch continues downward trend

Despite school lunch prices increasing on a yearly basis, the quality of the food in the cafeteria continues its downward spiral.  It should not be too much to ask that the quality of the food be at least average, but both daily entrees and everyday options are of abysmal quality.   The school cafeteria offers