OCTOBER 23, 2014 — It was announced earlier this week that the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory capital campaign will receive a $242,837 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).
The Williamsport Area School District is beginning the process of making a change to a portion of its safe school plan. The part of the plan that is to be altered is the schools' reaction to a situation in which a dangerous intruder gains access to the inside of a school building while occupied by students and staff.
OCTOBER 21, 2014 — The WASD Alumni Association's 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Marvin H. and Jean R. Staiman, both 1945 graduates of Williamsport High School, for their extensive involvement and longtime support of the community throughout their lifetime.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 — Critically acclaimed by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, Grammy-award winner and Williamsport Area High School alumnus Dashon Burton will return this fall to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation.
OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Five Williamsport Area High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ian Dinsmore, Devon Dolley, Joshua Morrison, Ian Perry and Susan Reiff received a letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program.
OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Seven of the eight schools in the Williamsport Area School District were recognized by the state recently for Fidelity of Implementation at the Universal Level for its School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program.
OCTOBER 2, 2014 — Jackson Primary School students celebrated more than their annual Walk-a-Thon today when they donated a combined $2,554.90 to the Ronald McDonald House, complete with an on-site visit by Ronald McDonald himself!
OCTOBER 1, 2014 — After an 11-year process to restore and reinstall 46 Hiawatha murals, a public dedication ceremony was held on Oct. 1 at Curtin Intermediate School, 85 Eldred St., with about 100 Curtin alumni and community members alike who turned out for the celebration.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — WAHS senior Alexander Knauth has been named a Semifinalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Knauth, one of about 16,000 Semifinalists selected nationwide, has the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — WAHS senior Ian Perry has been named a Semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The upcoming grad is one of 1,600 Black American high school seniors who have been designated as a Semifinalist in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently presented the 2014 Healthy Workplace Award to Lycoming County School Districts, including the Williamsport Area School District, and Pennsylvania College of Technology, in collaboration with the Lycoming County Insurance Consortium, in recognition of its successful workplace wellness programs.
WASD has partnered with Parchment Exchange, the national leader in electronic transcript processing, to enable high school transcripts to be sent to post-secondary educational institutions electronically, speeding and simplifying their delivery.
7:00 PM GEAC Meeting @ DSC
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