School Notes

Honor roll

HOLLIDAYSBURG AREA JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD NINTH GRADE — Addison L. Allen, Allison M. Barton, Nathan A. Bettwy, Easton M. Brown, Matthew J. Brown, Tristan S. Chaney, Emma M. Cummings, Brooke L. Davenport, Jaden M. Delerme-Campbell, Abigail M. Dell, Jaren T. Dick, Splendora ...

Honor roll

CLAYSBURG-KIMMEL HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONORS SEVENTH GRADE — Aidan Barr, Zachary Becker, Cassie Berkhimer, Logan Brehm, Wyatt Buell, Grace Burket, Kalei Carson, Rebekah Claar, Hawke Claycomb, Maelee Claycomb, Ethan Diehl, Joshua Emeigh, Bailey Garver, Abigail Gonsman, ...

St. Patrick’s Cereal Drive

Courtesy photo As part of Catholic Schools Week in March, St. Patrick School, Newry, sponsored a cereal collection for the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry. With the help of school and parish families, students collected 505 boxes for donation. Shown are (from left): front — Trygg Musselman ...

Across the area

Longer to hold Glow-A-Thon HOLLIDAYSBURG — Charles W. Longer Elemen­tary School is having a community event fundraiser called Glow-A-Thon from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at Tiger Stadium. Admission is $10 per person, and it is open to the public. Activities will include basket raffles, music by ...

AAHS student writes winning essay

Commander Frank J Benfatta, 827 Post American Legion and 21st District Commander Andy Stowell recently presented Mykenah Ann Lynn-Massar with a cash scholarship award for her winning essay. The essay contest was open to district high school students with the topic of “Desecration of the ...

HAJHS to hold student testing

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School will conduct a testing and orientation for students new to the district from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. May 24 in the junior high library. This event is for students new to the district, entering grades seven, eight or nine in the fall. The ...

Honor rolls

BELLWOOD-ANTIS HIGH SCHOOL THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL NINTH GRADE — Olivia Bailor, Allison Campbell, Philip Chamberlin, Maggie Erickson, Karlie Feathers, Samuel Gormont, Izabella Holes, Makenzie Kissell, McKenzie Lang, Travis Luensmann, Matthew Mackereth, Zachary Merritts, ...

Across the area

Spring concert set for Tuesday The Altoona Area Junior High School seventh-grade chorus and string orchestra will present a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Altoona Area Junior High School auditorium. The chorus is under the direction of Jessica Connell, and orchestra is under the ...

Graduates

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY, Lenexa, Kan. Online degree and certificate programs: Bradley May, Bedford, B.S., multidisciplinary studies; Anthony Barnum, DuBois, B.S., multidisciplinary studies; David Johnston, DuBois, A.S., electronic and computer engineering; Tammy Romine, Snow Shoe, A.A., criminal ...

Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant to be held May 19 in Hollidaysburg

The deadline for dinner tickets is Saturday HOLLIDAYSBURG — The 2017 Blair County Dairy Princess Pageant will be held on May 19 at the West Loop Missionary Alliance Church. The pageant will serve as an introduction to the 2017-18 Blair County Dairy Promotion team, as well as recognition ...

On campus

IUP presents Distinguished Alumni Awards INDIANA, Pa. — Seven graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania have been selected for the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award for their career achievements and service. Among the recipients was Ron Donoughe of Pitts-burgh, formerly of Loretto. ...

Honor roll

SPRING COVE MIDDLE SCHOOL, ROARING SPRING THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL EIGHTH GRADE — Kiera Berkheimer, Alexander Bowman, Megan Brumbaugh, Jabon Butler, Isabella Dalansky, Jacob Dick, Eliana Eicher, Jadyn Glunt, Kasey Keith, Abbie Kitt, Annie Kitt, Josiah Logan, Ariadne ...

Bellwood cereal drive

Courtesy photo The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Bellwood-Antis High School sponsored a cereal drive during the month of February to benefit the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry. This year, the district collected 1,242 boxes of cereal.

PSU plans fundraiser for veterans’ education

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Outreach and Online Education will host an event to raise funds for the Penn State World Cam-pus Veterans Education and Advancement Fund (VEAF) from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. VEAF was created by Al Matyasovsky, retired ...

Garver YMCA to hold Healthy Kids Day

ROARING SPRING — On Saturday, the Garver Memorial YMCA will hold a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active at the annual YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve health and well-being for kids and families. The event, which ...

Honor rolls

ST. PATRICK SCHOOL, NEWRY THIRD MARKING PERIOD HIGH HONOR ROLL FIFTH GRADE — Samantha Dodson. FOURTH GRADE — Miranda Little. THIRD GRADE — Kiri Dougherty, Cammie Krug, Sarah Little, Jace McIntosh, Kiaya Smith. SECOND GRADE — Nathan Ebersole. FIRST GRADE — Jack Clay, ...

Mount Aloysius College psychology professor, students publish articles

CRESSON — Mary Shuttlesworth, assistant professor of psychology at Mount Aloysius College, enlisted the efforts of three students to prepare detailed research articles for two academic journals. Their efforts resulted in two scholarly publications; but more importantly, Shuttlesworth’s ...

Winter Plunge raises $18,500 for THON

The Penn State Altoona Alumni Society partnered with the student-led group, Penn State Altoona Benefiting THON, for the fifth annual Winter Plunge on Jan. 28 at Canoe Creek State Park, Hollidaysburg. This year, the Alumni Society presented Altoona Benefiting THON with a check in the amount of ...

Scholarship open for those who want to fly

LOCK HAVEN — Sentimental Journey, the annual fly-in that celebrates Piper Aircraft Corporation’s heritage in Lock Haven, along with Sentimental Journey member and fly-in attendee Amy Gesch, have established a scholarship to aid those with a desire to learn to fly. The scholarship is in ...

Penn Cambria sets registration

CRESSON — The Penn Cambria Pre-Primary School will hold kindergarten registration May 3 and 4. Registration is by appointment only. Call 886-8166, ext. 1104, to arrange a time. You must take your child with you to registration. In order to register for kindergarten for the 2017-18 school ...