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Category Fine & Performing Arts
WAMS is busy preparing for its opening night of this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” The show is set to begin at 7 p.m., Friday, March 24, with a matinee performance scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 25.
March 10, 2023
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Category Community
WASD's kindergarten and new student enrollment week for the 2023-2024 school year is scheduled for March 27-31 at the District Service Center, 2780 West Fourth St. Children must be age 5 on or before Sept. 1, 2023, in order to enroll.
February 02, 2023
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Category WASD Education Foundation
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?”
December 07, 2022
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Category WASD Education Foundation
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.
November 08, 2022
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $4,000 to Support Summer Reading
Category WASD Education Foundation
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.
June 03, 2022
Image for Cochran Primary's OM Team Wins 10th Place at the World Finals
Category Awards & Celebrations
Cochran Primary School’s Odyssey of the Mind (OM) team won 10th place in the World Finals on Saturday at Iowa State University.
May 31, 2022
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $5,850 to Cochran Primary OM Team Headed to the World Finals
Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation granted $5,850 to the Cochran Primary School’s Odyssey of the Mind (OM) team headed to the World Finals next week at Iowa State University.
May 19, 2022
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Category Awards & Celebrations
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.
April 04, 2022
Image for 4 WASD OM Teams Advance to State Finals on April 2
Category Community
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.
March 06, 2022
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Category Community
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.
November 02, 2021
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Category Community
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.
April 13, 2021
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Category Community
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.
March 19, 2021
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Category Community
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.
March 02, 2021
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Category Community
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.
February 08, 2021
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Category Community
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.
December 21, 2020
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Category Faculty News
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.
September 25, 2020