Daily Announcements


DECEMBER 2, 2022




Seniors, please check your email from Mrs. Cohen to vote on this year's Disney shirt!  Complete the Google Form in the email.  You may only vote once! Voting will end on Friday, December 9th. The winning shirt will be announced on December 12th.



The Class of 2024 is doing a Texas Roadhouse Gift Card Fundraiser. The fundraiser is from Dec. 1 - Dec.14. 10% of all eGift Cards purchased using the link will be donated to the Junior Class. The eGift Cards will be sent out following the conclusion of the fundraiser. Here is the link - https://txrhgiftcards.com/collections/txrh-5-100-no-brd?ref=397AllentownHighSchoolJuniors.This is a great stocking stuffer for Christmas!



ANY Juniors or Seniors who have parking stickers must have them displayed on the driver’s  side back bumper of your cars. Any student who does not have their parking sticker displayed will be written up by Security. 






Any Juniors parking at Byron Johnson Park MUST HAVE a parking sticker in order to park there. Please complete the Junior Parking form and have a parent/guardian watch the parking video online. All information can be found on the AHS website in your virtual backpack.



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The Nutshell, Allentown's online newspaper, has been updated for the fall.  If you like keeping up with news, opinions, entertainment, or sports, take a look.  Check your email for information on how to access it.


Jazz Band Auditions will be on Monday, December 12 after school. Audition Materials are posted in Google Classroom. See Daily Announcements email, the AHS website or Mr. Hecht for the code and more information.



Mindfulness Homeroom is every Thursday during homeroom. All students are welcome to come to room 402 to learn new strategies to unwind and de-stress! Please see Ms. Cohen, Ms. Dumont or Ms. Chiusano if you have any questions. 


During the holiday season, not everyone is healthy and at home. We have this amazing opportunity to help children who are ill at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia!  The Leo Club is promoting a fundraiser to help the kids at CHOP.

The donations we make will go directly to the CHOP gift coordinators, so they will be able to purchase gifts from their wish list. Our goal is to raise at least $500, we would love to have as many people donate as possible, please consider donating! Also, feel free to continue sharing the link Happy Holidays, everyone!

CHOP Holiday Donation Link!


Interested in traveling to London, Paris and Barcelona in June?  We still have 3 spots available.  Please see Ms. Feibus in room 208 if interested or Click on the link provided in the Daily Announcements email or on the AHS website under “Daily Announcements” for more information.








The Art Club meets every Tuesday and Wednesday in the Art Room after school, come and be creative!







The Latin Honor Society is collecting gently used baby and toddler clothes.  

Blankets and other baby accessories are welcome!  

Donations benefit the Capital Health Pediatric Clinic in Trenton.  

They are collecting until December 9.  

Please bring donations to room 507 or to the box in the main office atrium.



Mid-Year Schedule Changes will take place December 5- December 9th. All students are required to fill out this Google Form link https://forms.gle/82zutgtdZqcAxHp78.  Keep in mind, many classes are filled and all requests will be reviewed by administration. Students will be informed if their request is approved. 










The Varsity, JV and Freshman basketball teams are still looking for managers. Please see Mr. Daly immediately after school if you are interested. 


Interested in joining Team Unified?  Stop by the main office to pick up a permission slip for Unified Bowling.  Any questions email Mrs. Washington or Mr. Leary. 




Before Coca-Cola decided to use his image for advertising, Santa's looks tended more toward spooky than jolly. Then, in 1931, the beverage company hired an illustrator named Haddon Sundblom to depict the jolly old elf for magazine ads. Now, kids see visions of sugarplums instead of having Santa-themed nightmares.





This Day In History, August 2nd, 2022 – “We the People” - Signals AZ

1823-The Monroe Doctrine, which declared that the U.S. would not interfere in European affairs but that its sphere of interest included the entire Western Hemisphere, was enunciated by President James Monroe.


1982-William C. DeVries implanted the first permanent artificial heart in Barney Clark; the aluminum and plastic device was called the Jarvik-7.

2008-An Iraqi court has sentenced Ali Hassan al-Majid to death. He was known as Chemical Ali, for his role in crushing a Shi'ite uprising in 1991, and this is the second death sentence passed on him. He is a cousin of Saddam Hussein. The court has also condemned another senior Baath Party official, Abdulghani Abdul Ghafour, to hang for the same crime. In February, al-Majid had been condemned to hang for genocide over the killing of one hundred thousand people during the 1988 Anfal campaign against Iraq's Kurds.

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