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School Notes

Bandarama concert today

Courtesy photo The Hollidaysburg Senior High School Golden Tiger Marching Band and Junior High Band will present their annual Bandarama Concert at 7 p.m. today in the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School auditorium. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students and can be purchased at the ...

Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Morden Foundation fight childhood cancer

The Brian Morden Foundation is continuing its partnership with Philadelphia-based Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in the fight against childhood cancer. During National Childhood Cancer Month in September, the BMF was thrilled to be able to present a check to the Alex’s Lemonade Stand ...

Homecoming 2019

This is the first in a series to be printed on the Community page in the coming weeks. Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should email information and photographs to community@altoonamirror.com as soon as possible. Please include a ...

Education foundation discusses investments, scholarships

COALPORT — During the hour prior to the scheduled meeting of the Glendale School District Education Foundation Sept. 30, president Rick Holes chaired a meeting of a committee of board members, the community and school district representatives to begin a conversation of offering a scholarship ...

‘Live Your Best Life’ Friday

The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Alumni Association announced that Sen. Judy Ward will be the featured speaker for the “Live Your Best Life” Lecture Speaker Series to be held at the Scholarship Breakfast Friday. Doors open at 8 a.m. for breakfast, and the program begins at 8:30 a.m. Ward ...

Pack 30 bench project

Courtesy photo Cub Scouts from Pack 30 in Duncansville recently assembled a bench at Foot of Ten Elementary School, Duncansville. The bench was donated from Martin’s Grocery store and is made of recycled plastic bags. Shown are (from left): front row — Levi Lytle, Ethan Shoaf, Patrick ...

On campus

Education foundation awards scholarships EVERETT — Students from regional high schools were awarded academic scholarships through the Bedford County Regional Education Foundation to attend the Allegany College of Maryland Bedford County Campus. Abigail Cain, a student from Bedford High ...

Class reunions

Courtesy photos The Tyrone High School Class of 1964 held its 55th anniversary reunion Aug. 23 and 24 at the Tyrone American Legion. Shown are (from left): front row — Peggy (Zimmerman) Bonsell, Dennis Nearhoof, Gail (Harris) Supenia, Mary (Fiore) Ceprish, Karen (Shollenberger) Marlow, ...

HoopsFest Gives Back donates $2,830 to community

TYRONE — For the past 19 years, Joshua House has hosted HoopsFest, which has grown to be the largest, outdoor 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Pennsylvania. This annual event takes place amidst the downtown streets of Tyrone every third Saturday in July. Thousands of people attend to play ...

Glendale Education Foundation ‘top nonprofit’

FLINTON — The Glendale School District Education Foundation has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The foundation has as its mission to generate and manage resources to enhance learning ...

On campus

SFU scholar studying in France LORETTO — Olivia Marshall of Patton, a student at Saint Francis University, is among 16 students who, on Sept. 12, departed from the United States to travel to Ambialet, France, for a semester of studying abroad. While residing in this small town, students ...

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should email information and photographs to community@altoonamirror.com as soon as possible. Please include a photo of the king and queen. Photos of the entire court or nominees will not be ...

On campus

Student recognized for ROTC achievement CLARION — Ty Bittner, a management major from DuBois, was one of six Clarion University ROTC cadets selected for the ROTC Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency overseas immersion experience. The prestigious experience lasts three weeks ...

BG students chosen for President’s Education Award

The following students from Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Altoona, were selected as a 2019 President’s Education Award recipient. Glenn Bartkowiak, Olivia Butler, Julia Cacciotti, Giana Georgiana, Sarah McElheny, Amelia Morning, Ryan Negola, Kyle Ruggery, Mary Shanoudy, Rachel ...

Local girl to represent Pa. at national pageant in Nov.

Laura Reed, daughter of Natalie Barlick-Reed and James Reed of Altoona, has earned the title of 2019 National American Miss Pennsylvania Cover Girl at the state pageant held Aug. 3. She will represent Pennsylvania at the national pageant at Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., during ...

Mirror asks homecoming committees to submit photographs

Area high schools wishing to recognize their homecoming kings and queens in the Altoona Mirror should email information and photographs to community@altoonamirror.com as soon as possible. Please include a photo of the king and queen. Photos of the entire court or nominees will not be ...

Halftime Show

Courtesy photo This is a picture of the Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School and Altoona Area High School cheerleaders. Every home game, the Hollidaysburg cheerleaders take a snack over to the visitng cheerleaders. The photo was submitted by Jen Krug, Hollidaysburg Boosters vice ...

On campus

Courtesy photo Mount Aloysius College held its convocation to acknowledge the start of the 2019 fall semester Sept. 5. Keynote speaker Lynn Petzold (photo) discussed the importance of finding mentorship and exploring outdoor opportunities. Petzold is a NOLS senior faculty with 350 field weeks ...

Supporting Booker T. Washington Center

Courtesy photo The 2019 Park ’n Wreck Leagathon raised funds for the Booker T. Washington Revitalization Project. Sponsors and participants are (from left): Sponsor Tracy Pellegrino of Combined Insurance, William Lower, sponsor Don Longstreth of Longstreth Brothers Painting, Andie Adams, ...

C-K plans 50th homecoming celebration

CLAYSBURG — The 50th anniversary celebration of the Claysburg-Kimmel Alumni Homecoming celebration will be held Sept. 27 and 28.. Some changes have been made to the Friday night schedule beginning this year. The association was notified recently by the CKSD administration that the ...