OCTOBER 13, 2016 — WAHS National Art Honor Society students visited North Central Sight Services today to learn about visual impairment. While there, the group met the organization's associates who shared their stories, received a tour and participated in hands-on activities that simulated visual impairments.
OCTOBER 7, 2016 — The WASD Education Foundation is pleased to present its 2015-16 Annual Report, highlighting some of the year's results and reporting on its financial performance. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, revenue totaled $208,323 through contributions, pledges and grants that helped benefit 5,100 students.
OCTOBER 5, 2016 — Students at Williamsport Area Middle School received a lesson in pedestrian safety today, thanks to Safe Kids Pennsylvania, Lycoming County Partner, as part of International Walk to School Day.
OCTOBER 3, 2016 — Jackson Primary School's maker space initiative is featured in a supplemental issue of the latest edition of "Principal," a national education magazine with 23,000 subscribers.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 — An artist-in-residency program brought a cross-curricular experience for all students at Curtin Intermediate School from this week. Coordinated by Curtin art teacher Mrs. Katey Martin, the Craft Art Field Day program was led by visiting artist Ani Hoover.
SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 — The WASD Education Foundation's alumni committee has announced the recipients of this year's Distinguished Alumni Awards. Samuel E. Belle, Dr. Frederic G. Sanford and William E. Stroup will be recognized during the high school's Homecoming game on Oct. 14 at STA Stadium.
SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — WAHS Head Principal Brandon Pardoe announced today that seniors William Knauth and Marty Weaver have been named Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 — WASD welcomed Lt. Gov. Mike Stack to Williamsport Area High School today. The Lt. Gov. joined in on a roundtable discussion with community leaders and district educators on the importance of career education and extracurricular activities as it relates to the formation of a well-rounded student.
SEPTEMBER 17, 2016 — The WAHS girls soccer team paid tribute to the teachers who influenced and inspired them the most so far in their academic careers. The team honored those educators in a small ceremony during their game against Warrior Run at Balls Mills Soccer Complex on Saturday.
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016 — Curtin Intermediate School is inviting the community to help "kick it to poverty" from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7, for its inaugural Socktoberfest. The kickoff event will help launch the school's month-long sock drive that helps benefit Lycoming County's homeless population.
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016 — Students who participated in this summer's "Read, Learn, Write" program received their newly published books during a small book release ceremony at Cochran Primary School's library Thursday night.