Altoona Area Junior High School

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Welcome to Aevidum! 


Aevidum is a national mental health movement which challenges students to use their talents to become community and school advocates for themselves and their friends. Our mission is to create a community of leaders who care about the well being of fellow students; where students feel safe, value others, and know they are never alone. Our motto is, “We’ve Got your Back!”



AAJHS Advisors: Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Palfey, Mrs. Starr, Mrs. Stroh, Ms. Janser, Mrs. Holton, Mrs. O’Rorke, Mrs. Barry-Kyle, Ms. Vogel and Mrs. Yahner

AAHS Advisors: Mr. Yingling and Mr. Westrick




  1.          You are expected to be a role model in our school, on social media, and the community.
  2.          You are expected to be kind to others.
  3.          Good attendance, good grades, and good behavior is also expected of you.


Removal from Club:


  1.          Receiving a Saturday detention, an in school, or out of school suspension
  2.          Missing more than 5 days of school or being tardy 5 times in a marking period
  3.          Failing more than one class in a marking period



Meetings will be held with the high school Aevidum group and meeting sites will alternate between the AAJHS and AAHS. Meetings will last 45-60 min.


Dates and Place:

October 12:      AAJHS; Red Ribbon Week hand print/positive messages

November 9:   AAHS; Act of Kindness Day Coupons

December 14:   AJHS; Christmas and Holiday Decorations/positive messages

January 11:      AAHS; Good luck grams for teams/clubs

February 8:      AAJHS; Valentines

March 8:         AAHS; Shamrocks, “Lucky to have you”

April 12:          AAJHS; Aevidum Contest/ Outside planter

May 10 :          AAHS; Aevidum Contest