JULY 19, 2016 — WASD Superintendent Dr. Timothy S. Bowers took his oath of office at the start of Tuesday night's school board meeting. Administered by the Honorable Joy Reynolds McCoy, a WAHS alumnus, the brief swearing-in ceremony officially places Bowers into the position, replacing Dr. Don Adams, who retired June 30.
JULY 13, 2016 — The Williamsport Area High School Band Association has announced its plans to host the multi-state Williamsport Marching Millionaires 2016 Drum Corps Invitational on Aug. 13 at STA Stadium at WAHS.
JULY 12, 2016 — When she was young, WAHS alumnus Kristy Balliet developed an interest in a field of work that has now launched her from the small town to the world stage.
JULY 12, 2016 — The West End Christian Community Center and Firetree Place are offering free lunches for kids and teens this summer. Free lunches will be served in the center's soup kitchen to all children and youth, from 18 months to and including 12th-grade-age teens.
JULY 7, 2016 — WAMS will host Space Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 25 to July 29 for incoming fourth- through ninth-grade students. The camp is set to include activities that explore engineering, aeronautics, robotics, rocketry, and earth and space science activities.
JUNE 29, 2016 — The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's alumni committee is seeking nominations for the 2016 Williamsport Area High School Distinguished Alumni Award.
JUNE 28, 2016 — WAHS alumnus Demarr Wright is returning to his alma mater as the new head girls basketball coach. The 1990 grad replaces fellow-alumnus Derek Slaughter, who coached for the high school's last nine seasons.
JUNE 2, 2016 — Williamsport Area High School senior Frank Rose was presented with his Certificate of Appointment to West Point United States Military Academy on June 2. Rose begins matriculating with the academy's Class of 2020 on June 27.
MAY 18, 2016 — The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation announced its provision of $8,500 to the elementary library system in support of summer literacy in partnership with the James V. Brown Library.