Cochran Primary School

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Upcoming Events

Stay in the know about what’s going on with our calendar of events. Join us and share our Millionaire pride!

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September
The WASD Education Foundation's second Donor & Alumni Appreciation event returns to downtown to celebrate the philanthropic support of the school district, while recognizing the 2019 Distinguished Alumni.
Start: 5:30 PM
October
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
No school for students. Click on "Learn More" to see a full schedule of K-12 Professional Development Days for the 2019-2020 school year.
Start: 8:00 AM
November
No school for students. K-12 parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for Nov. 26-27. 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. 28, through Monday, Dec. 2.
Start: 8:00 AM

Recent News

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

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Image for WASDEF, Central PA Food Bank Partner in Fundraiser to Benefit BackPack Program
WASD students will be able to benefit from an upcoming casual Friday next month through a first-of-its-kind, community-wide event scheduled for Oct. 18. WASDEF and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank are joining forces in the area’s first Dress Down for Williamsport Schools Day.
Image for WASD Launches 'Be Present' Campaign to Promote School Attendance
WASD has announced the launch of its new “Be Present” campaign, a school district-community call-to-action to promote the importance of being in school every day while also raising awareness against chronic absenteeism.
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The Williamsport Area School District has announced the dates for its annual round of open houses to kick off the start of the 2019-2020 school year.
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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 Summer String Camp to Return to WAHS July 29-Aug. 1
WASD once again will offer its four-day Summer String Camp to students of the district from July 29 to Aug. 1 at WAHS. The camp will run each day from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Deadline to register is July 15.
Image for 'WASD Gives Back': 530+ District Employees Serve Community
In a show of community 530+ strong, Williamsport Area School District employees were out in the community this morning at more than 20 locations.
Image for WASD Looks Back at 2018-2019 Year; Bids Farewell to Retirees
Today WASD celebrated the work accomplished together this school year by taking a look back at the 2018-2019 highlights. The ceremony also included a farewell and a tribute to the more than 30 retirees this year, who leave behind more than 743 years of combined experience.
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Please be advised WASD will conduct an emergency evacuation drill from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, June 7. Any police or emergency service activity heard or seen at any of the district campuses are part of the planned drill.
Image for WASD OM Teams Earn 3rd, 12th Place at 2019 World Finals
Two WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams each ranked among the top 15 at the 2019 World Finals. WAMS secured a division two, third-place win for “Leonardo’s Workshop” and Cochran Primary earned a division one, 12th-place spot for “Opposites Distract.”
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $8,227 to 2 OM Teams Headed to World Finals
The WASD Education Foundation granted $8,227 to the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams headed to the World Finals this week at Michigan State University.
Image for WASDEF Announces 14th Annual Golf Tournament Event Details
The WASD Education Foundation will host its 14th annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 24, at the Williamsport Country Club. Registration begins 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The tournament, presented by returning platinum sponsor Aramark, will benefit the Athletic Program Endowment Fund at WASDEF.
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. This is the 17th time in 18 years that WASD has received the designation
Image for 2 WASD OM Teams Advance to 2019 World Finals
Two Williamsport Area School District Odyssey of the Mind teams will head to the 2019 World Finals after securing first- and second-place wins at the state round Saturday at Pocono Mountain East Campus.
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Coleen Genovese began as WASD's new elementary special education supervisor this week. Genovese comes to the district from the Benton Area School District, where she most recently served as its K-12 director of curriculum and instruction and director of grant writing and federal programs.
Image for Brandon Coleman Named WASD's New Supervisor of Pupil Transportation, School Safety
Mr. Brandon Coleman was recently named Supervisor of Pupil Transportation and School Safety at WASD. Coleman, who begins April 1, comes to WASD from Keystone Central School District, where he’s held the position of the district’s supervisor of police and transportation since 2009.
Image for Imagine Your Impact: Raise the Region
For a 30-hour period beginning at 6 p.m. on March 13, the community will have the chance to support the WASD Education Foundation by participating in the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania’s Raise the Region online fundraising event.
Image for Kindergarten, New Student Registration Week Scheduled for March 18-22
WASD's kindergarten and new student enrollment week for the 2019-2020 school year is scheduled for March 18 through March 22 at the District Service Center. Registrations will be handled alphabetically by last name from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Image for WASD Spring Newsletter Now Available
The district's spring newsletter is now available! Check out what's been happening, what's new, and read about what's in store for the season ahead!
Image for All 8 WASD Odyssey of the Mind Teams Advance to State Finals
All eight WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed at the Regional Tournament in Berwick on Saturday are headed to the State Finals. Contending teams from WASD represented Cochran Primary School, Curtin Intermediate School, WAMS and WAHS.
Image for Over the Edge: Williamsport to Return This Fall
In collaboration with River Valley Regional YMCA and YWCA Northcentral PA, the WASD Education Foundation is pleased to announce the return of Over the Edge: Williamsport this fall. The event, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, is a fundraising partnership between the three nonprofits.
Image for #TechTuesdays: Educational Technology in the Elementary Classroom
In five weekly installments, we've taken you inside our elementary classrooms to show our community how technology is being used to help enhance learning and instruction.
Image for WASD Students Honor School Board Members in Annual Recognition Ceremony
In recognition of Williamsport Area School Board members, students from across the district honored them for their service by presenting them with a brand-new book for installation in their respective school libraries. Each of the books is dedicated to the individual board member with a nameplate on the inside cover.
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Many choose to start off a new year with a resolution to be more active or plan to adopt a healthier lifestyle. Take a look inside our health and physical education department and learn how our team of educators work to teach and encourage that behavior to all our students all year round.
Image for YMCA Donates Holiday Gift Items for Students
Thanks to the generosity of River Valley Regional YMCA and its Executive Director Sonja Davy, some students in need will receive gifts this holiday season. Through its Angel Tree, the YMCA asked its members to purchase coats, backpacks, pants, socks, scarves and hats for students of all ages in the district.
Image for WASD's 2018 Year in Review
From advancing academic programs to district championships to celebrating alumni, WASD invites you to take a look back at its journey through 2018.
Image for WASD Expands Safety Measures with 'Stop the Bleed' Training, Kits
In partnership with UPMC Susquehanna, WASD continues to train all district employees this year in the national Stop the Bleed initiative. Today, 16 Stop the Bleed kits, each containing eight individual kits, were delivered to the district for installation at each of its school buildings for public accessibility.
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 sixth grade were asked to answer, in 200 words or less: “What does the holiday season mean to you and why?”

 

 

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