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BASD Foundation to host cow patty bingo

BASD Foundation to host cow patty bingo

Nathan Davis, Staff Writer
April 19, 2016
Filed under District Notes, The Lead

On Thursday, May 26 at 5 p.m., our the school district will be hosting a fundraiser for the Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation. And this fundraiser might be the most bizarre the school has ever seen. Cow Patty Bingo: two cows will be released onto the football field at Memorial Stadium,...

Tech Club says thank you to the BASD Foundation

March 4, 2015
Filed under BluePrint Shorts, District Notes, In The Middle - M.S. News, Multimedia Mashups

Thanks to a generous donation from the Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation, the Middle School Tech Club was able to purchase two Chromebooks that will be used in an 8th grade pilot program.

Blue Angels continue to spread Christmas cheer

Blue Angels continue to spread Christmas cheer

Kaelynn Behrens, Editor in Chief
November 27, 2018
Filed under Charities, Showcase, The Lead

It’s that time of year again: Blue Angels R Us is back in town. This initiative to spread Christmas cheer through charity was started eighteen years ago by district resident and B-A Foundation member Crystal Himes, along with the students of Bellwood-Antis. During the Christmas of 2000, Himes wa...

NHS selling t-shirts for Pink-Out game

NHS selling t-shirts for Pink-Out game

Jordyn Beam, Writer/Page Editor
September 28, 2018
Filed under Student Life, View From The Top - H.S. News

It is time to tackle cancer yet again. This year, the Bellwood Antis National Honor Society (NHS) is joining together with Southern Huntingdon’s NHS to have a Pink-Out game with the proceeds going to local families afflicted by cancer. Southern Huntingdon’s NHS advisor, Jeff Mills, reached...

Gold Game highlights first home football game

Gold Game highlights first home football game

Jestelynn Heaton, Staff Writer
August 31, 2018
Filed under The Lead

This week’s football game at Memorial Stadium is the annual Gold Ribbon Game for childhood cancer. This is the third year Bellwood-Antis has partnered with the Brian Morden Foundation to help raise money for the cuase. Brian Morden was an Altoona Area High School student who battled Ewing's Sarcoma...

Middle school business expands

Middle school business expands

Olivia Stetter, Staff Writer
March 7, 2018
Filed under Student Life

Sixth grade entreprenuers have been busy during the third nine weeks expanding their business. Each nine weeks a new group of students learn the business model for Sublimination Creations, an original business venture for student sin the middle school, who create and market their creations. Students...

PHOTOSTORY: Variety Show

PHOTOSTORY: Variety Show

Malia Danish, Photographer
February 16, 2018
Filed under Photo Story

The Bellwood-Antis School District Foundation held its annual Variety Show on Tuesday, February 13 in the high school auditorium.

Variety Show set for next week

Variety Show set for next week

Emily Dively, Staff Writer
February 6, 2018
Filed under District Notes, Student Life

The 2018 Variety Show is set for Tuesday, February 13 in the auditorium. The show begins at 7:00 pm in the high school auditorium. The show was revived last year after it was dropped for several years. Before the show there will be a spaghetti dinner in the high school Café from 4:30-7:00....

THON team holds assembly

THON team holds assembly

Olivia Stetter, Staff Writer
February 1, 2018
Filed under Student Life, View From The Top - H.S. News

Tom Whitehead, just a regular dad from Philipsburg, PA, had his life flipped upside down in May of 2010 when his daughter, Emily, was Diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He visited Bellwood-Antis last week to speak at an assembly promoting the Four Diamonds and THON, and to share his moving...

PHOTOSTORY: Thon assembly

PHOTOSTORY: Thon assembly

Malia Danish, Photographer
January 27, 2018
Filed under Photo Story

On Friday, January 26, the Bellwood-Antis Thon Committee held an assembly for senior high students to raise awareness of the work of the Four Diamonds Foundation, which raises money for families whose children are receiving cancer treatment. Tom Whitehead spoke to the students about the battle his daughter ...

B-A volunteer celebrates 90th birthday

B-A volunteer celebrates 90th birthday

Olivia Stetter, Staff Writer
January 9, 2018
Filed under District Notes, Elementary Speaking - Myers News, The Lead

The word retire to most people means to stop working, and take a break from what they were doing before, but that's nowhere close to what Katie Dickson did when she retired from Bellwood-Antis in the late 90s. The truth is she hasn't stopped working since she retired, and she got the chance to celebrate...

Acclaimed singer visits BA

Acclaimed singer visits BA

Harley Strunk, Staff Writer
November 8, 2017
Filed under The Lead, View From The Top - H.S. News

Opera singer Lisa Gwyn spent time with musicians at Bellwood-Antis on Friday November 3. She performed a concert and presented a Vocal Masterclass for the students in chorus and band. Later, Gwynn performed in a local concert on Sunday, November 5,  at the Bedford United Methodist Church. ...

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