Upcoming Events

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October
The Color Run begins at 9 a.m. with the free trunk-or-treat open to community from 10 a.m. to noon. Proceeds from the event benefit students at both Lycoming Valley Intermediate and Jackson Primary schools.
Start: 9:00 AM
October
Come check out our Marching Millionaires as they continue the tradition of performing in the annual Mummers' Parade!
Start: 2:00 PM
October
Take a journey back to 1993 and join us as we celebrate Jackson's 25th anniversary! The event will publicly commemorate the building's quarter century of existence with an open house scheduled from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Start: 6:30 PM
October
A number of brave edgers will have the opportunity to rappel down the William Hepburn Apartments, in exchange for donations back to local nonprofit organizations: the YWCA Northcentral Pennsylvania, the WASD Education Foundation, and the River Valley Regional YMCA.
Start: 9:30 AM
November
The School Board meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. Click "Learn More" to see additional upcoming meeting dates.
Start: 6:00 PM
November
Join us for a night of laughs and spontaneity as our improv students bring sketch comedy to the WAHS Blackbox Theatre! Click on this calendar item to see a list of upcoming performances.
Start: 7:00 PM
November
No school for students. Click on "Learn More" to see a full schedule of K-12 Professional Development Days for the 2018-2019 school year.
Start: 8:00 AM
November
No school for students. K-12 parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for Nov. 20-21. Report cards will be issued for grades K-8.
Start: 8:00 AM
November
Schools and district offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 22, through Monday, Nov. 26.
Start: 8:00 AM
December
Curtin's 5th-grade choir performance begins at 6:30 p.m. and the 6th-grade choir beginning at 7:15 p.m.
Start: 6:30 PM

Recent News

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Image for WAHS Senior Named Commended Student in 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program
WAHS senior Liam Ferry has been named a Commended Student in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program, was presented by Head Principal Dr. Brandon Pardoe principal to this scholastically talented senior.
Image for 2016 Grad Returns to Speak to Students About Finding Their Future
Unsure of his own future beyond high school not long ago, 2016 grad Terrance Massey-Porter returned to Williamsport Area High School today while on leave to share with some students how he's found success in the United States Air Force.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards 152 Books to Summer Readers, Elementary Libraries
The WASD Education Foundation announced today its distribution of 152 brand-new books to the elementary library system as part of its annual Building Libraries Through Literacy Program.
Image for New Career & Technical Education Promo Trailer Released
Williamsport Area High School works to prepare students for a 21st-century workforce through its Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program. See the program — and each of its 14 courses — as you've never seen it before in this extended promotional spot.
Image for State Sen. Gene Yaw, NMSI Officials Formally Announce $1.2M Grant Program at WAHS
State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) joined Williamsport Area School District students, teachers and administration to formally announce the district's participation in implementing the National Math and Science Institute's (NMSI) College Readiness Program through a $1.2 million state grant.
Image for WASD School Board Appoints New Member
The Williamsport Area School Board appointed Barbara Reeves as its newest member at tonight's meeting. Reeves replaces Spencer Sweeting, who resigned from the board in August.
Image for Jackson Primary Walk-a-Thon Raises Record $2,845 for WASDEF, PTO
Congrats to the Jackson Primary School community for raising a record $2,845 as part of its annual Walk-a-Thon! A portion of the money raised will support the WASD Education Foundation in this month's collaborative Over the Edge: Williamsport fundraising event and its own PTO.
Image for 5 New Members Join WASD Education Foundation Board of Directors
The WASD Education Foundation announced this year’s appointment of five new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are Brooke Beiter, Lisa Cramer, Wanda Erb, Carol Fausnaught and Allison Staiman.
Image for WASD 2018 Fall Newsletter Now Available
The district's fall newsletter is now available! Now nearly a month into the school year, check out what's been happening, what's new, and read about what's in store for students in the year ahead: Career & College Readiness, FutureLabs and Teachers in the Workplace.
Image for Alumni, Donors Honored at Inaugural WASD Education Foundation Event
Last evening marked the first WASD Education Foundation Donor & Alumni Appreciation Event. The event recognized this year's cohort of distinguished alumni, while also provided an experience to better engage the education foundation's donor base.
Image for 'SOCKTOBERFEST' to Return to Curtin Intermediate
Curtin Intermediate School invites the community back to help “kick it to poverty” from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, for its third SOCKTOBERFEST. The kickoff event once again will help launch the school’s month-long sock drive to benefit Lycoming County’s homeless.
Image for Discovery and Exploration: 'FutureLabs' Provide New Learning Opportunity at Intermediate, Middle Schools
Students in the intermediate and middle schools found a new learning experience waiting for them when they returned from summer vacation this year. That’s because the three buildings have each added specially-designed classrooms to support innovation: FutureLabs.
Image for Update: Official Report Now Available on Building Clearances
As promised in previous communications with the public, the district is pleased to provide the official report from Compliance Management International deeming district buildings safe for re-occupancy following remediation efforts against the district's moisture and mold-related issues.
Image for WASD Seeks Candidates to Fill Board Vacancy
WASD seeks qualified candidates to fill a vacancy on its school board. The district is accepting applications now through Tuesday, Oct. 2. Appointment of a new school director is anticipated to occur on or before Tuesday, Oct. 9.
Image for WASD Gives Community Gold Card Club a 'Reboot'
WASD is giving its Gold Card Club a bit of a reboot. The district is working to more strongly advertise and promote the club card that provides some benefit to WASD residents aged 62 years or older.
Image for New Business Administrator Begins New Year at WASD
Wanda M. Erb is beginning a new year as WASD’s new business administrator. Erb comes to the district from Northern Tioga School District (NTSD), where she served as its business manager since 1994.
Image for 'Attend Today, Achieve Tomorrow': WASD Joins National Campaign to Promote School Attendance
A recent amendment to the Pennsylvania School Code on student attendance has Williamsport Area School District answering the call to join in on a national campaign to raise awareness against chronic absenteeism.
Image for Update: WASD Buildings Cleared for Occupancy
The district is pleased to report that all of its buildings have been cleared for occupancy as of Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, by Compliance Management International Inc. (CMI), an independent air quality testing company.
Image for Teacher in the Workplace Grant to More Strongly Prepare Students for 21st-Century Workforce
A new venture in career education launched this summer, thanks to a $24,000 grant that paired Williamsport Area School District teachers with 16 places of business and industry in the area in an effort to more strongly prepare students for a 21st-century workforce.
Image for Jackson Primary to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
Jackson Primary School is inviting the community to journey back to 1993 later this fall when it plans to celebrate its 25th anniversary.
Image for WASDEF Accepts Grant to Support 'Mindful' Workshops on Mental Health for Students
The WASD Education Foundation recently accepted a $7,640 grant on behalf of the Williamsport Area High School art department from the Tree House Fund at the First Community FoundationPartnership of Pennsylvania.
Image for FAQs Regarding School Start Delay
The district has put together a listing of frequently asked questions regarding the delayed start to the school year as a result of mold-related issues in the district.
Image for Revised 2018-2019 School Calendar Now Available
A revised 2018-2019 School Year Calendar is now available. The Williamsport Area School Board approved a revised district calendar last evening as a result of the district's delayed start to the new school year.
Image for WASDEF Announces Keynote Speaker for Inaugural Donor, Alumni Appreciation Event
The WASD Education Foundation will celebrate its donors and Distinguished Alumni next month during an inaugural appreciation event, and it is pleased to announce its keynote speaker.
Image for WASD Launches New Website
WASD announced the launch of its new website tonight. Using Watsontown-based marketing firm MoJoActive, the website was built using the latest design features with a more responsive interface, is sleeker and more intuitive to provide an improved online experience.
Image for 4 Selected to Receive 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) has named four Williamsport Area High School alumni who will receive its 2018 Distinguished Alumni awards.
Image for WASD to Receive Up to $1M for College and Career Readiness Program
WASD it will receive upwards of $1 million in grant funding over a three-year period to implement the National Math and Science Initiative’s College Readiness Program at WAHS.
Image for Results: WASD Education Foundation Golf Tournament Winners
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) held its 13th annual golf outing at The Williamsport Country Club (WCC) on Monday to benefit its newly established Athletic Program Endowment Fund.



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