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New Student Testing

Hollidaysburg Area Junior High will be conducting testing and orientation for students new to the district on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 3:30 p.m. in the school library.  This event is for students new to the district, entering grades 7, 8, or 9 in the fall of 2023. The session will include a discussion of the curriculum with a guidance counselor, a brief tour, and testing.  Parents/Guardians are encouraged to attend with their child.  Please bring current report cards and standardized testing results.

Call the Junior High Guidance Department at (814) 695-4426, ext. 6520 with any questions.

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The Junior High Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) meets monthly during the school year at the HAJHS on the third Wednesday of the month. Please note: Meeting times have changed to 9:30 AM. All parents and guardians are members and are invited to come to the meetings. Attending meetings is a good way to meet other parents and learn about what is happening at the Junior High School. PAC organizes many activities at the Junior High.

If you are interested in volunteering, please see the Junior High main office or access the volunteer signup form at - Junior High Page - Parents Tab - Parent Advisory Committee.

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On Oct. 6 and Oct. 20 French and German Clubs will be doing language lessons at the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library from 6:30-7:30. Lessons are run by Hollidaysburg Jr and Sr High students and are open to students from Kindergarten through 6th grade. This is a continuation of the program that was started in September. Lessons will be two Thursdays a month throughout the school year. Contact or for more details.

Oct. 7th - homecoming parade. Senior High Clubs will have floats in the parade. Again, Junior High German Club members are invited to attend and help out.

On Oct. 14th, the Almrausch Schuhplattlers will be visiting the Junior High School as a culmination of celebrating Oktoberfest week. This group of professional German dancers will perform for the students and will also teach them how to do this traditional dance themselves.

On Oct. 25, the senior high clubs will be hosting a community Safe Trick or Treat night. Junior High German Club members are invited to help out at this event.

Free Breakfast

Starting Monday, October 3rd, breakfast will be FREE for all students. Please note this only applies to the school breakfast program in 2022-2023. Lunch will still need to be purchased. This does not affect a student's eligibility status for free/reduced lunch. Please see below for information on adding money to a student's lunch account.