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Image for 25 Winners Selected in WASD Education Foundation Holiday Essay Contest
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
Image for WASD Education Foundation Announces Return of Holiday Essay Contest for K-3 Students
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 Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School Named a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School
Category Awards & Celebrations
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.
September 16, 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 Kindergarten Registration Week Scheduled for March 28-April 1
Category Community
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.
January 25, 2022
Image for Fall 2021 Parent-Teacher Conferences Online Scheduling
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
Image for Safe Kids PA Donates 40 Books to Primary Schools on Pedestrian Safety
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
Image for Watsontown Trucking Co. Donates 400+ Coats for K-6 Students
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
Image for 439 Students Receive James V. Brown Library Cards
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