Allegany High School

616 Sedgwick Street • Cumberland, MD 21502 Phone:301-777-8110



Miss Campera and Homecoming Court

Miss Campera: Cassidy Lease
Escorts: Alex Rumgay and Carson Imes

Attendant:Tarryn Logsdon
Escort: Tyler Eirich

Attendant: Alyssa O'Neal
Escort: Chase DeWitt

Attendant: Jenna Puffinburger
Escort: Blake Geatz

Attendant: Micah Wormack
Escort: Darick Kerns








Attention Seniors

We have several college reps visiting Allegany High School next week. Please listen carefully to the dates and times and plan accordingly for which presentations you would like to come and hear. Each representative will cover admissions requirments, possible scholarships, and degree programs abailable.

Thursday, October 8th at 9:30 AM - West Liberty University

All meetings will be held in the library. Please have permission from your teacher to attend.

If any senior is interested in helping decorate for the homecoming hallway please come to the English hallway after school Monday-Wednesday from 2:45-5:00 P.M. Thanks in advance.

Upward Bound

Upward Bound will meet Wednesday, Oct 7 in the library at 7:30. Members please attend.

Mr. Allegany Pageant

ATTENTION-Yes we are having a Mr. Allegany Pageant

The Mr. Allegany pageant will be held on November 24, 2015 Periods 1 and 2 in the Auditorium.

Senior and Junior males interested in vying for Mr. Allegany please see Mrs. Edwards in Room 127 for an application and criteria.

The 2015-2016 Mr. Allegany will receive 2 free prom tickets and a $25.00 gift card from Sheetz.


T-shirt money of $14.00 is due October 14, 2015

Please make all checks payable to Allegany High School.

Those officers and members interested in attending the 2015 FBLA National Fall Leadership in Baltimore, Maryland on November 20 and 21 should see Mrs. Edwards in Room 127 on Monday, October 5, 2015.

Permission form and payment must be completed and submitted by October 16, 2015.

Tennis Team

Announcement Unified Tennis team: Please Eat during the first lunch shift, The bus will leave around 12:00 P.M. After you eat, please go to Mr. Santilli's Room 120 until Mrs. Santilli arrives.

Student Council

Student Council Members Fall Leadership permission froms are available on the English wing bulletin board. Cost is $30 and forms are due by October 26th to Mrs. Twigg in room 123.

Student Links

>>Yearbook Purchase
>>Yearbook Registration

>>Allegany ALUMNI Website



October 7

Girls’ Soccer vs. Mountain Ridge Away 7:30 PM


October 8

West Liberty University Representative in the Library 9:30 AM

Boys’ Soccer vs. Northern Away

5:30 PM

Volleyball vs. Bishop Walsh (varsity only) Home 6:00 PM

Cross Country “AMAC Championships” at Hampshire 4:00 PM


October 9

Varsity Football vs. Frederick Home

7:00 PM


October 10

Band @ York, PA TBA

Boys’ Soccer vs. Hampshire Away

1:00 PM

Girls’ Soccer vs. Hampshire Away

11:00 AM

Braddock Volleyball in the Gym

11:00 AM

Detention Hall

October 5-6

Mr. Irons

October 7-8

Mr. Eirich








Teacher of the Year

Mr. Brian White

Allegany Teacher of the Year


Brian White, National Board Certified Teacher, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Frostburg State University in 1995.  He teaches AP U.S. History, AP Human Geography, and Historical Research Methods at his alma mater, Allegany High School.  Brian created the Historical Research Methods course, inspiring other state models and receiving national recognition.  He serves as the Assistant Band Director and the Mock Trial coach.  Brian was the recipient of the Maryland History Teacher of the Year Award in 2005, the Maryland International Reading Association Council Print and Media Award in 2007, and was recognized as a Maryland Gifted and Talented Educator of Excellence in 2010.  


"I believe that my role as an educator is to be an advocate for my students and make available to them the best learning experience possible.  Most successful educators work in cooperation with each other, as well as with the greater community, resulting in the development of students that can exceed all expectations." - Brian White





History of Allegany

Allegany High School was initially a secondary education school held on Maryland Avenue. The school had many different locations including the building on Greene Street, which was used as a combined middle/high school until the spring of 1926. At that time, the building now known as Allegany High School had been completed and was prepared to accept Greene Street’s high school students. Middle school students remained on Greene Street until the school later burned down in 1932. “Camp Hill,” the site of the present day Allegany, was a federal army camp during the Civil War.

The “Camper” mascot is a source of much confusion. Many think the name refers to Campobello, a Shawnee Indian Tribe camp, from which the federal army took their name during the Civil War. This, however, is a misconception. The most widely accepted theory is that Civil War General Lewis Wallace and his men began calling the site that during their time here. The word Campobello in fact does not appear in any Native American language and is derived from Latin, meaning “camp of war”.

Allegany High School, with an enrollment of approximately 800 students, focuses on student achievement and success in all areas of education through a combined effort of students, faculty, staff, home, and community. The class of 2008 marked an important milestone for Allegany: the students were the 120th class to graduate from the long-standing institution.

Vision/Mission Statements

Allegany High School


Education must be a cooperative effort involving the student, the teacher, the home, the school, and the community. Recognizing that the student must be the focal point of our education program, we must instill a desire for learning and create a learning environment in which the student can learn and develop according to ability and interest. The curriculum must emphasize life skills, preparation for continuing education, and preparation for employment to enable our students to become responsible citizens and enjoy a productive life. The school must ensure an atmosphere that will promote learning through the cooperative effort of staff, students, family, and community working together.

Preparing all students for tomorrow’s challenges – life, college, and career