Counselors

Our annual Newsletter is packed with information for students with most of the current information that comes through our office.  Please use this as a vital resource for this school year.
Scheduling 
 
Now is the time of the school year when the secondary school counselors will be meeting with students to schedule for the 2022-2023 school year. Please utilize the Course Description Books below to make informed decisions about academic planning.
 
AAJHS Course Description Books
 
 
 
 
AAHS Course Description Book 
 
 
If you are unsure what courses you may like to take this may help.
 
 
Department Chair
 
Mr. Yingling
814-946- 8278
 
"I hope to help one student at a time achieve their potential and realize their strengths."


 
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A-B
 
Mrs. Anderson
[email protected]
814-946-8282
"The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. " ~Winston Churchill
 
 
C-D
Mrs. Yahner
814-946-8372
"Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow."~Walt Disney
 
 
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E-G
Mrs. Johannides
[email protected]
814-946-8279
"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?" ~Henry David Thoreau
 
 

 
H-K
Ms. Rogan
[email protected] 
814-946-8298 
"Many of the things that seem impossible now will become realities tomorrow."~Walt Disney
 
 
 
 
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L-Mi
 
Mrs. Biesecker
[email protected] 
814-946-8281 
"The best part about my job is working directly with my students, watching them mature and learn to become independent, responsible young adults and helping them reach their goals."
 
 
 
Mo-Ri
 
Mrs. Starr
[email protected]
814-569-1734
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
 
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Ro-St
 
Mrs. Wasko
[email protected]
814-946-8280
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams." ~Eleanor Roosevelt
 
 
Su-Z
 
Mrs. Fox
[email protected] 
814-946-8283
"Be the change you want to see in the world."
~ Mahatma Ghandi
 
 
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 SUPPORT
Mrs. McGinnis
[email protected]
Counseling Office Secretary
814-946-8277

"The best thing about being the guidance secretary is having the interaction with the students."
 
Mrs. Brubaker
Counseling Office/SAIT Clerical Aide
 
"I get great satisfaction from assisting students!"
 
 
Location:    Altoona Area High School
                   Second floor B building –
Room: B200
                    
Hours of Service:  Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM