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December
Schools and district offices will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, Dec. 22, through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.
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January
Curtin's 5th-grade choir performance begins at 6:30 p.m. and the 6th-grade choir beginning at 7:15 p.m.
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February
The Harlem Wizards are returning to the Magic Dome at WAHS in a fundraiser benefit game for the WASD Education Foundation. The game begins at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023. Doors open at 5:30.
Start: 6:30 PM
February
No school for students. Click on "Learn More" to see a full schedule of K-12 Professional Development Days for the 2022-2023 school year.
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Recent News

Stories and achievements about our students and staff doing amazing things in the classroom and community.

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Image for 25 Winners Selected in WASD Education Foundation Holiday Essay Contest
The WASD Education Foundation recently concluded its annual Holiday Essay Contest, during which students in kindergarten through third grade were asked to answer, in 200 words or less, “What are you most thankful for during the holiday season and why?”
Image for WAHS Students Earn More Than 20 Awards at ConCon Event
WAHS students participated in the annual mock Constitutional Convention (ConCon) at Pennsylvania College of Technology on Dec. 2, bringing home a number of awards and recognitions.
Image for Watch: Through the Eyes of a Millionaire
Our WAHS school board representatives, seniors Sydney Crews and Michael Harry, presented this video tonight to our school board. The two dreamed up the concept for the video, and worked to produce it with the help of our public relations department.
Image for WASD Awarded $74,290 in Grants to Support Projects, Program Enhancements
The Williamsport Area School District recently received a total of $74,290 in a combination of grants from both the WASD Education Foundation and the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania.
Image for Millionaire Football Program to Join PHAC in 2024
More local rivalries, less travel time and schedule flexibility are just a few of the benefits the WASD football program is destined to have starting in its 2024 season.
Image for 4 WAHS Student-Athletes Sign Letters of Intent
Four WAHS student-athletes committed themselves to their new homes today by signing their letters of intent. Joined by their family, friends, coaches and teammates, the four made commitments to play their respective sport at the collegiate level next fall.
Image for WAHS Marching Millionaires Win State Championship Title
The WAHS Marching Millionaires won the Cavalcade of Bands American Class Championships on Sunday, Nov. 13, at Hershey Park Stadium. The championship contest is the culminating event after 10 weeks of competition for the band.
Image for WAMS 1st Marking Period Honor Roll Listing Released
WAMS released the year's first marking period honor roll listing. Two-hundred and fifty-four students in grades seven and eight are named as having earned their status on the distinguished high honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
Image for WAHS 1st Marking Period Honor Roll Listing Released
WAHS released the year's first marking period honor roll listing. Three-hundred and ninety-eight students in grades nine through 12 are named as having earned their status on the distinguished honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Announces Return of Holiday Essay Contest for K-3 Students
For the first time since 2019, the WASD Education Foundation, in partnership with the district’s Title 1 department, has brought back its annual Holiday Essay Contest.
Image for 5th-, 6th-Grade Students Receive Tours of WAHS CTE Program
Today marked the start of a two-week-long tour schedule of Williamsport Area High School's Career and Technical Education (CTE) Program for fifth- and sixth-grade students.
Image for WAHS Girls Soccer Team Donates $2,927 to Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center
Our (top) hats off to the WAHS girls soccer team for raising $2,927.33 during its recent Pink Out game. The captains presented the funds to UPMC's Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center through the Susquehanna Health Foundation.
Image for Statement Regarding the Death of WAHS Student
This morning, the Williamsport Area School District learned of the death of a Williamsport Area High School student. “We are saddened to learn of the very tragic loss of one of our high school students,” said Superintendent Dr. Timothy S. Bowers.
Image for Public Feedback Requested on Potential Use of Public Schools by County for Polling Locations
The U.S. Department of Justice recently notified Lycoming County officials that many of its polling locations are not ADA compliant. As an alternative to bringing these locations into compliance, the county has requested use of public schools in selected locations to conduct voting services on election days — indefinitely — beginning in November 2023.
Image for WAHS Students Now Guaranteed Admission, Housing at Commonwealth University Campuses
WAHS students now have guaranteed admission to Commonwealth University of Pennsylvania, thanks to an agreement recently signed by the Williamsport Area School District.
Image for WAHS Celebrates Homecoming, Crowns This Year's King and Queen
WAHS celebrated Homecoming on Friday, Oct. 7. The Millionaires faced off against Wyoming Valley West (a win, 38-7) and held its annual ceremony for those seniors on this year's Homecoming Court.
Image for PAEA Names WASD a '2022 Outstanding Visual Arts Community'
WASD has been recognized as a 2022 Outstanding Visual Arts Community from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association for its commitment to visual arts education. This is the third time the district has received the designation.
Image for Curtin Intermediate Launches Annual #socktober Campaign for Area Agencies
Curtin Intermediate held its annual Socktoberfest on Sept. 30. The kickoff event launched the school’s month-long sock drive to benefit local agencies that provide family support in and around the Williamsport area.
Image for WASD Names New Head Girls Basketball Coach
The Williamsport Area School District hired Justin Marnon as its new head girls basketball coach. Marnon, who is a sixth-grade teacher at Lycoming Valley Intermediate School, replaces Terrill Seward who coached for the high school’s last four seasons.
Image for Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School Named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School
Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School is a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School. The kindergarten to third-grade primary school, with an enrollment of about 405 students, is one of 297 schools to earn the recognition from the U.S. Department of Education.
Image for WAHS Senior Named National Merit Semifinalist
WAHS senior Ben Manetta has been named a Semifinalist in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Manetta, one of about 16,000 Semifinalists selected nationwide.
Image for WAHS Senior Awarded With Academic Honor from College Board National Recognition Program
WAHS senior Miah Jones has earned an academic honor from the College Board National Recognition Programs. Recognized for her academic excellence and strong performance on College Board assessments, Jones was awarded the National African American Recognition Award.
Image for Introducing the 2022-2023 School Board Student Representatives
Young leaders at WAHS are selected each year to serve as school board student representatives. This year’s student representatives are seniors Sydney Crews and Michael Harry.
Image for Welcome Back to School!
From learning new schedules, classroom and morning routines (and — yes — even getting familiar with lunch for our little ones), to meeting new teachers and friends, our Millionaires kicked off the start of a new year today.
Image for WASD to Conduct In-Person Hiring Events During School Open Houses
The Williamsport Area School District will host a series of hiring events for open school-based support positions across the district.
Image for WAHS Teacher Set to Publish 2nd Book Through Amsterdam University Press
WAHS Spanish teacher Dr. Inti Yanes-Fernandez is set to publish his second book, “The Cid and King Arthur as Hegemonic Myths: Political Myth-Making and Intericonicity in the Christianization of the Iberian Peninsula and Britain,” through Amsterdam University Press.
Image for WAHS Teacher Named Outstanding Secondary Art Educator
WAHS art teacher Dr. Andrea McDonough has been selected as a 2022 Pennsylvania Art Education Association Outstanding Secondary Art Educator.
Image for 2022-2023 Open House Schedule Announced
WASD has announced the dates for its annual round of open houses to kick off the start of the 2022-2023 school year.
Image for 321 Receive Diplomas at 151st Commencement Ceremony
WAHS's 2021-2022 academic year has just ended, and what a year it was. Tonight, 321 graduates proudly celebrated their achievements and received their diplomas during the high school’s 151st commencement ceremony.
Image for WASD Bids Farewell to 35 Retirees in Tribute Video
As the WASD eyes the end of another school term, it pledged its farewell to 35 retirees. In a video tribute, administrators and supervisors said goodbye to this year's class of retirees.
Image for 13 WAHS Seniors Commit to Military Service; New Millionaire Military Wall Dedicated
With grant funding from the WASD Education Foundation, WAHS was able to install its new Millionaire Military Wall, which will honor WAHS graduates heading into the military beginning with Class of 2022 and beyond.
Image for Find Locations of Free Summer Meals for Children, Teens
Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at several locations throughout Williamsport during the summer while school is out of session. Click on the headline to find a link to a mapping tool to find a site near you.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $4,000 to Support Summer Reading
With just days to go before summer vacation, the WASD Education Foundation announced its distribution of $4,000 to WASD’s elementary library system in support of the district’s revival of its #MillionairesRead Summer Reading Program.
Image for Cochran Primary's OM Team Wins 10th Place at the World Finals
Cochran Primary School’s Odyssey of the Mind (OM) team won 10th place in the World Finals on Saturday at Iowa State University.
Image for 113 Students Celebrated, 73 Inducted at WAHS National Honor Society Ceremony
One hundred and thirteen WAHS students were celebrated on May 26 during the National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 73 were inducted as new members from the junior and senior classes.
Image for 2022-2023 Fall Sports Registration Now Open; Deadline June 1
Middle and high school students wishing to play during the 2022-2023 fall sports season (football, soccer, cross country, girls tennis, girls volleyball, golf and cheerleading) will need to register on or by Wednesday, June 1.
Image for 42 WAHS School-to-Work Students Recognized at Annual Appreciation Breakfast
Forty-two students involved in WAHS's School-to-Work Program were honored during its annual Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast Wednesday morning at the high school.
Image for WAHS Top Hat Dinner Honors Class of 2022's Top 5 Percent
The Class of 2022’s top 5 percent were recognized Monday night during the ninth annual Top Hat Dinner held at the Genetti Hotel.
Image for 10 WAHS Student-Athletes Commit to College Athletics
Nine WAHS student-athletes signed their letters of intent this week to play their respective sports at the collegiate level next fall.
Image for Stevens Primary School to Close June 30
The WASD School Board voted unanimously to close Stevens Primary, effective June 30, 2022. The closure comes after a thorough and careful review of option presented to the district and school board as part of the district-wide feasibility study.
Image for Construction Trades Students Restore Brandon Park Dugouts
Construction trades students from WAHS put in the work today at Brandon Park to begin restoring the dugouts at one of the baseball fields.
Image for WAHS Senior Headed to National SkillsUSA Competition
Among the 11 WAHS students who competed in the 2022 SkillsUSA State Championships in Hershey last month, one is set to compete at the national level.
Image for 4 WAHS Construction Trades Students Receive Awards
Four seniors in WAHS's construction trades program were recognized this morning by industry professionals for their work ethic and future commitment to the field.
Image for 3 WAHS Commercial Art Students Win Top 3 Spots in Regional Competition
Three WAHS commercial arts students landed in the top three places in the graphic design category in this year's regional PA Media & Design competition.
Image for WAHS Sophomore Among Winners Recognized at Law Day Celebration
WAHS sophomore Ella Wilson was recognized for being one of 10 student winners in this year's Law Day Art & Essay Contest, hosted by the Lycoming Law Association at the Lycoming County Courthouse on Friday.
Image for Notice: 2022-2023 Proposed Final Budget Available for Public Inspection
On May 3, 2022, the WASD School Board formally adopted the Proposed Final Budget of expenditures for 2022-2023. The budget is available for public inspection for 30 days during business hours at the District Service Center or can be viewed online.
Image for SADD Club Members Receive On-Field Recognition at PNC Park
Members of the WAHS SADD Club received on-field recognition Friday night for a recently produced video during a pre-game ceremony at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.
Image for 106 Students Celebrated, 59 Inducted at WAMS National Junior Honor Society Ceremony
One hundred and six WAMS students were celebrated Sunday during the National Junior Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 59 were inducted as new members from grades seven and eight.
Image for WAMS Builders Club Donates $200 to JVB to 'Adopt' Summer Readers
The WAMS Builders Club had a busy morning today. After learning a little bit about leadership and the James V. Brown Library from its executive director, the group donated $200 to "adopt" 20 summer readers through its summer reading program.
Image for WAHS Model UN Students Win 3 Delegations at Bloomsburg University Competition
Congratulations to the 32 WAHS Model UN delegates who competed Thursday at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Although they didn’t walk away with the giant gavel this year, three delegations still won plaques.
Image for EQT Partners with WASD Education Foundation to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
EQT is partnering with the WASD Education Foundation in a week-long effort to pay tribute to district teachers and raise funds to support classroom innovation during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 2-6.
Image for WASD Secures 'Best Communities for Music Education' Designation for 20th Year
WASD has once again been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Image for WASD Schools Launch 'Find Your Anchor' Initiative
Last week, with the help of the district's team of counselors and social workers, schools across the district launched the Find Your Anchor initiative, a grassroots movement aimed at suicide prevention, awareness and education.
Image for 26 WAHS Students Attend Model UN, Earn Several Awards
Among the 130 area high school students who attended this year’s Model United Nations event at Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 8, 26 were from WAHS, representing 10 countries.
Image for Cochran Primary OM Team Advances to 2022 World Finals
One WASD Odyssey of the Mind team will head to the 2022 World Finals next month after securing a first-place win at the state round Saturday at Lock Haven University.
Image for WASD Education Foundation's 2022 Employee Giving Campaign Raises $9,822
With a matching contribution from Larson Design Group, the WASD Education Foundation was able to raise $9,822 through its third employee giving campaign this winter. This year’s total marks a 40-percent increase over last year’s results.
Image for The GIANT Co. Donates $8,249 to WASD's Food Service Program
The Giant Co. presented WASD with $8,248.84 to benefit the district’s food service program. The contribution was made with money raised through the company’s Feeding School Kids initiative
Image for WAHS 2022 Summer School Enrollment Opens
Registration is open to enroll in summer courses at WAHS. The high school will offer two forms of summer courses: credit acceleration and credit recovery to all high school students. Registration deadline is June 10. Classes begin June 13.
Image for WAHS SADD Club Wins 1st Place in Statewide Suicide Prevention Video Contest
A WAHS video produced to help raise awareness on mental health stigmas and suicide prevention received first place in a recent statewide PSA contest conducted by Prevent Suicide PA.
Image for A Banner Season in Millionaire Wrestling Comes to an End
A banner wrestling season for the Millionaires came to an end during the Class AAA tournament at the GIANT Center in Hershey on Saturday, with three earning spots on the podium.
Image for 4 WASD OM Teams Advance to State Finals on April 2
Four of the five WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed at the Regional Tournament on March 5 at Pennsylvania College of Technology are headed to the State Finals.
Image for 7 WAHS Students Selected to Perform in PMEA's All-State Ensembles
Seven WAHS students earned their seats through competitive auditions to perform with the 2022 PMEA All-State Ensembles. ​The slate of WAHS winners will play during this year’s All-State Conference and Festival from April 6-9 at Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in the Poconos.
Image for 'Into the Woods' Coming to the WAHS Stage
The WAHS music department is preparing to open its first musical production in two years. “Into the Woods” is set to hit the stage beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, March 18, with a matinee performance scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, March 19.
Image for WASD Names Dr. Richard Poole as Its New Assistant Superintendent
WASD hired Dr. Richard Poole as its new assistant superintendent Tuesday night. Poole, who is currently the district’s student services director, will take on his new post beginning July 1.
Image for Class of '85 Member Receives High School Diploma After 37 Years
It's taken nearly four decades, but Williamsport resident David Keene has finally received his high school diploma. Keene, a member of the Class of '85, left for Parris Island, S.C., as United States Marine Corps recruit just seven days before he was scheduled to graduate from WAHS.
Image for 11 WAHS Students Earn Top 3 Placements in Regional SkillsUSA Competition
Twenty WAHS students competed in the regional SkillsUSA competition at Pennsylvania College of Technology last week. Four seniors earned first-place finishes and now move on to the state competition in April.
Image for WASD Names New Varsity Head Coaches for Football, Girls Soccer
WASD hired two new head coaches for its athletic program Tuesday night. Michael Pearson and Beckham Sibiski will take over as head coaches for varsity football and varsity girls soccer, respectively.
Image for 3 WAHS Student-Athletes Commit to College Athletics
Joined by friends, teammates, family and coaches, three WAHS student-athletes signed to play their respective sport at the collegiate level in the fall.
Image for Kindergarten Registration Week Scheduled for March 28-April 1
WASD's kindergarten and new student enrollment week for the 2022-2023 school year is scheduled for March 28 through April 1 at the District Service Center, 2780 West Fourth St.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Releases 2020-2021 Annual Report
The WASD Education Foundation released its 2020-2021 Annual Report today, which highlights the organization’s key activities between July 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021.
Image for WAHS 32nd Annual Holiday Concert
The WAHS music department recently held its 32nd annual Holiday Concert. The concert, which has become known as the department’s “gift to the community,” brings together the combined talents of the high school’s band, choral and orchestra groups.
Image for WASD Education Foundation's Fall Grant Cycle Ends With $111,249 Granted to District Projects, Programs
The WASD Education Foundation recently brought its 2021-2022 fall grant cycle to a close. Over the course of the last several months, contributions made to district projects and programs have totaled $111,249.
Image for Marching Millionaires Place 4th Overall in Atlantic Coast Championships
The WAHS Marching Millionaires placed fourth overall at the Atlantic Coast Championships this past weekend at Central Dauphin High School in Harrisburg.
Image for Fall 2021 Parent-Teacher Conferences Online Scheduling
Parent teacher conferences will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23. All conferences will be by Zoom or phone.
Image for Purchase Tickets for Nov. 5 Millionaire Football Playoff Game
We're wishing our Millionaires good luck this Friday, Nov. 5, when they go up against the Altoona Mt. Lions in the first round of playoffs beginning at 7 p.m. at STA Stadium.
Image for 2021-22 Winter Sports Registration Now Open
The athletic department's online registration platform for athletic forms is ready for the 2021-22 school winter sports season. Student-athletes and parents may log back into their own accounts and re-use their current forms to register for sports for next school year.
Image for Jackson Students Read, Draw Along with Famed Author Alice Walker
Thanks to Crayola, students at Jackson Primary School received a first reading of Alice Walker's new children's book, "Sweet People Are Everywhere," straight from the author herself this afternoon.
Image for Subaru 'Adopts' 5 WAHS Classrooms to Help Support Supply Needs
Five teachers at WAHS have been able to knock off a few items on their wish list this fall, thanks to Subaru and its partnership with AdoptaClassroom.org.
Image for Statement Regarding Recent Misleading Reports on Myrtle Beach Incident
Following recent reports published this week, the Williamsport Area School District seeks to provide clarification on what has been publicly perceived as new developments in the Attorney General’s investigation of the 2018 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, incident.
Image for WASD Names New Supervisor of Instructional Technology
WASD named Dustin Brouse as its new Supervisor of Instructional Technology. Brouse, an 11-year employee of the district, comes to the newly created position most recently from serving as the district’s Instructional Technology Specialist.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Opens 2021-2022 Grant Opportunities for Teachers
The WASD Education Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program and the first round of general grant funding for the 2021-2022 school year. Applications must be submitted to the foundation’s office on or by Friday, Oct. 22.
Image for WASD's 2021 Fall Newsletter Now Available
Our 2021 fall newsletter is now available! Check out what's been happening and what's new and in store for the year ahead.
Image for Jackson Primary School Receives $6,500 Grant from Choose Kindness Foundation
Jackson Primary School was awarded a $6,500 grant from the Choose Kindness Foundation to begin a year-long, building-wide effort to promote and celebrate a welcoming, inclusive and caring school environment.
Image for 2021-2022 School Open House Schedule
The Williamsport Area School District has announced the dates for its annual round of open houses to kick off the start of the 2021-2022 school year.
Image for WAHS Athletic Department Receives 2020-2021 District IV Sportsmanship Award
The WAHS athletic department was the recent recipient of the 2020-2021 District IV Sportsmanship Award from PIAA. The award is presented each year to a District IV high school based on overall program sportsmanship of student-athletes, coaches and spectators during the course of its most recent athletic seasons.
Image for Introducing New Roles, Faces of Leadership Across WASD for 2021-2022
WASD's new school year is just weeks away! The new year will bring with it many new faces and positions, especially for those serving in building or department leadership roles. Meet them here.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Welcomes 3 New Board Members
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s recent appointment of three new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are Jon Mackey, Marwin Reeves and Loriann Rose.
Image for Over the Edge: Williamsport to Return This Fall
River Valley Regional YMCA, YWCA Northcentral PA and the WASD Education Foundation are pleased to announce the return of Over the Edge (OTE) this fall. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.
Image for Bidding Now Open for Curtin Intermediate School Renovations
WASD is currently accepting bids for renovations to Curtin Intermediate School. Bids must be received by the business office at 2780 West Fourth St. no later than 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 27.
Image for WASD Bids Farewell to 30 Retirees in Tribute Video
As the WASD eyes the end of another school term, it pledged its farewell to 30 retirees. In a video tribute, administrators and supervisors said goodbye to this year's class of retirees, who, together, represent more than 740 years of experience.
Image for 297 Receive Diplomas at 150th Commencement Ceremony
WAHS's 2020-2021 academic year has just ended, and what a year it was. ​On Thursday night, 297 graduates proudly celebrated their achievements and received their diplomas.
Image for WAHS Choral Teacher Kent Weaver Honored by PMEA with '2021 Citation of Excellence'
The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) recently honored Williamsport Area High School teacher Kent Weaver with its 2021 Citation of Excellence for District 8. The citation was presented to Weaver by Head Principal Dr. Brandon Pardoe during the high school’s annual “Poptastik!” concert on June 2.
Image for 91 Students Celebrated, 48 Inducted at WAHS National Honor Society Ceremony
Ninety-one WAHS students were celebrated Monday night during the National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 48 were inducted as new members from the junior and senior classes.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $6,000 to 2 OM Teams Headed to the World Finals
The WASD Education Foundation granted $6,000 to the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams headed to the World Finals next week in Orlando, Fla. The foundation was able to contribute a combination of gifts received from those in the community, area businesses and WASDEF’s unrestricted fund.
Image for 78 WAMS Students Inducted into National Junior Honor Society
Seventy-nine WAMS students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on Thursday morning. The ceremony, held in the middle school auditorium, honored each of the inductees who represent what are known as The Four Pillars — or backbone — of NJHS: scholarship, service, leadership and character.
Image for 19 WAHS Student-Athletes Commit to College Athletics
Joined by friends, teammates, family and coaches, 19 WAHS students signed to play their respective sport at the collegiate level in the fall.
Image for WAHS Senior Wins State Award for Construction Trades
WAHS senior Tommy Harper won the Pennsylvania Foundation for Housing and Endorsed Trade Program Student Recognition Award. Harper, a Construction Trades student, was selected because of his "dedication and hard work displayed in learning the trade."
Image for The Giant Co. Donates $21,486 to WASD's Food Service Program
The Giant Co. presented WASD with $21,486.75 this morning to benefit its food service program. The contribution was made through the company's Feeding School Kids initiative, an effort focused on supporting food programs at local public schools.
Image for WAHS Top Hat Dinner Honors Class of 2021's Top 5 Percent
The Class of 2021’s top 5 percent were recognized tonight during the eighth annual Top Hat Dinner held at the Genetti Hotel. Seventeen seniors were celebrated for their academic excellence, as well as their selected faculty honorees who influenced and inspired that success.
Image for 36 WAHS School-to-Work Students Recognized at Annual Appreciation Breakfast
Thirty-six students involved in WAHS's School-to-Work Program were honored during its annual Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast today. In partnership with local employers, the program places students in job positions around the community.
Image for McDonald's, Larson Design Group Partner with WASDEF to Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week
Larson Design Group and McDonald’s are partnering with the WASD Education Foundation in a week-long effort to pay tribute to teachers and raise funds to support classrooms during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 3-7.
Image for Watch: "Share the (Millionaire) Love" Sends Unifying Message
On the heels of 2020's "One in a Million(aire)" effort, schools across WASD entered into a month-long “Share the (Millionaire) Love” campaign in February. Here's a look at some of the results.
Image for School Board Seeks Candidates to Fill Vacancy
The Williamsport Area School Board is accepting applications until 12 p.m. on April 29, 2021, to fill a vacancy on the board. Appointment of a new school director is anticipated to occur on May 4.
Image for Safe Kids PA Donates 40 Books to Primary Schools on Pedestrian Safety
In an effort to further promote safe walking habits, the Lycoming County chapter of Safe Kids Pennsylvania donated 40 copies of “Clifford Takes a Walk” to WASD kindergarten classrooms and primary school libraries today.
Image for WASD Once Again Among Nation's 'Best Communities for Music Education'
WASD has once again been recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
Image for Transfers Between In-Person, Remote Learning Models No Longer Granted
As we enter the last nine weeks of the school year, the district must ensure the integrity of our students’ learning remains uninterrupted as much as possible. Therefore, movement and transfers between our in-person and remote learning models will no longer be granted.
Image for Winter Sports Season Was Exceptional for Millionaire Athletes
Despite the obstacles winter sports faced in a season laced with pandemic restrictions and guidelines, the Millionaires held the line and persevered with exceptional outcomes.
Image for Retired NFL Player Michael Oher Speaks, Reads to Cochran Students
Retired NFL player Michael Oher took some time recently to virtually read to and talk with second-grade students in Kristiann McQuown’s class at Cochran Primary School.
Image for 2 WASD OM Teams Advance to State Finals on April 10
Two WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that virtually competed at the Regional Tournament on March 17 are headed to the State Finals. This year’s contending teams from WASD were both represented by Curtin Intermediate School.
Image for WASD Education Foundation's 2020-2021 Employee Giving Campaign Raises $6,926
With a matching contribution from Larson Design Group (LDG), the WASD Education Foundation was able to raise $6,926 through its second Employee Giving Campaign this winter.
Image for 'Kids United Community Playground' Coming to Cochran Primary This Summer
A multi-organizational partnership has generated more than $430,000 to officially bring a new, all-inclusive Kids United Community Playground to life this summer at Cochran Primary School.
Image for WASD Education Foundation to Participate in Raise the Region
The WASD Education Foundation is participating in Raise the Region, the 30-hour online fundraising event hosted by the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania, from 6 p.m. March 10 until 11:59 p.m. March 11.
Image for WAHS Senior Raises, Donates $16,616 to Local Charities
WAHS senior Cecilia Fink’s charity Be You Boldly granted a combined $16,616.17 to K’s for Cancer and the River Valley Regional YMCA’s Livestrong Program on Friday.
Image for 'Share the (Millionaire) Love' Campaign Launched at WASD
Schools across WASD have entered into a month-long and aptly named “Share the (Millionaire) Love” campaign in an effort to promote the impact of daily small acts of kindness and compassion.
Image for Watsontown Trucking Co. Donates 400+ Coats for K-6 Students
Watsontown Trucking Co. donated more than 400 coats today that will be sorted and made available to any student in need across the district in grades K-6.
Image for WAHS Senior Nassir Jones Signs with Bloomsburg University
Williamsport Area High School senior Nassir Jones signed his letter of intent today to continue his football career at the collegiate level at Bloomsburg University.
Image for WAHS Senior Wins Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition
WAHS senior Oam Patel won the regional round in this year's Poetry Out Loud competition. Patel secured the first-place win on Jan. 29 by reciting "Charles Sumner" by Charlotte L. Forten Grimke, "Hysteria" by Dionisio D. Martinez and "Harold and the Purple Crayon" by D. Gilson.
Image for Thank You — January is School Director Recognition Month
In honor of school boards’ commitment to our students, schools and communities, January is once again designated School Director Recognition Month.
Image for WAHS Music Department Conducts Virtual Holiday Concert
The WAHS Music Department conducted the 31st annual Holiday Concert via the 2020 way: virtually. Below are the series of videos released on the department's Facebook page throughout the week of Dec. 14.
Image for 439 Students Receive James V. Brown Library Cards
Thanks to a recent campaign encouraging the use of the local public library and its resources, 439 WASD elementary students are now James V. Brown Library card holders.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Releases 2019-2020 Annual Report
The WASD Education Foundation released its 2019-2020 Annual Report today, which highlights the organization’s key activities and financial statements between July 1, 2019, and June 30, 2020.
Image for Free Student Meals to be Available for Pick-Up Dec. 11-21, Jan.4-7
Free student meals will be available weekdays beginning Friday, Dec. 11, through Monday, Dec. 21, and Monday, Jan. 4, through Thursday, Jan. 7, during the district's extension of full remote instruction.
Image for WASD K-12 Students to Remain Fully Remote Through Jan. 8
In a continued effort to help slow the community spread of COVID-19, the Williamsport Area School District will remain in full remote learning through Jan. 8.
Image for With Matching Sponsor, #GivingTuesday Donations to WASDEF Will Go Twice as Far
This #GivingTuesday, with the help of matching sponsor, Evergreen Wealth Solutions, donations to the WASD Education Foundation will have twice the impact.This year if the foundation raises $1,000, Evergreen Wealth Solutions will provide a matching donation.
Image for WAHS Senior to Compete as Division Finalist in MTNA Senior String Performance Competition
WAHS senior Michael Fisher will virtually compete as a division finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Eastern Division Senior String Performance. Fisher secured his spot after his recent win in the Pennsylvania State Senior String Competition.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards $4,379 to Support WAMS, WAHS Program Enhancements
The WASD Education Foundation recently awarded two grants totaling $4,379 to support programs at both Williamsport Area Middle School and Williamsport Area High School.
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Thanks to a donation made by the district's insurance firm, a group of students in need will receive a free coat to wear this winter. The coats, donated as part of the firm's Coats 4 Kids Drive, will be given to identified high school students in need.
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The WASD Education Foundation approved the appointments of two new members to its board of directors. Joining the board are Stan Carey and Dr. Sue Kelley.
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Superintendent Dr. Bowers opened the special meeting of the Williamsport Area School District Board of Directors with a presentation on the hybrid model and moving forward. Included here is a link to access the PowerPoint slides Dr. Bowers referenced.
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The Williamsport Area School District Board of Directors voted to have all students, K-12, in the hybrid model return to five days a week for full-time, in-person instruction.
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Over a two-day period, Stevens Primary School raised $325.25 as part of its observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The funds will be donated to the Susquehanna Health Foundation, designated for UPMC Susquehanna's Kathryn Candor Lundy Breast Health Center.
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Remote learners in the WASD who need additional assistance from teachers will have the opportunity to get live online help in the evenings beginning Monday, Oct. 19.
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In an effort to collect outstanding overdue library books, WASD asks students and families to please return them to any WASD main office/entrance.
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The WASD Education Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program and the first round of general grant funding for the 2020-2021 school year. Applications must be submitted to the foundation’s office on or by Friday, Oct. 30.
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The WASD art department has been recognized as a 2020 Outstanding Visual Arts Community from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) for its commitment to visual arts education. This is the second consecutive year the department has received the designation.
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WASD's Student Help Desk is available to all K-12 hybrid and remote students through the district's Dashboard portal.
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It's been one month since the start of the school year. With health restrictions in place, take a look at how the hybrid model functions from inside our schools from the perspective of some of our students across the district.
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Cochran Primary School teacher Brooke Nenadal was recently selected for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms, a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.



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