2nd Place in the State
Congratulations to Lauren Shaffer who placed 2nd at PIAA Girls A State Cross Country Championships on Saturday, Nov. 3.
A Friend for Life
Portage's Logan Armold posing for a picture with Blue Jays quarterback. (More)
Sixth Grade Students Learn About Life in the 1800s
Recently, the sixth grade students were taken back to the 1800s in their reading class. Students were taught about life in the different decades of the 1800s. The kids had the opportunity to make bonnets and suspenders as those were part of the daily attire. The highlight of the week was making homemade butter. (More)
October Happenings in the Elementary School
The month of October proved to be a busy one for students in the elementary school. In addition to the usual costumes and candy, Students carved pumpkins, participated in an end of the first quarter incentive, Fire Prevention Week, a Pep Rally, and visits from Carnegie Science Center, the Altoona Curve as well as Home Depot.
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Annual Halloween Window Contest
The Annual Halloween Art Window Contest is taking place in downtown Johnstown! Portage Area Visual Arts Students, Chelsea Moschgat, Maryellen Wagner, Regina Burkett, and Asia Swintosky all participated on October 16th, after school. Their design was from the book and animated movie Coraline. The windows will be judged the night of the Johnstown Halloween Parade. You can see their art work on the side of the Press Restaurant, Franklin Street next to Central Park.
Students Attend Field Trip to Observe Surgery