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Upcoming Events

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December
Schools and district offices will be closed for Winter Break from Wednesday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.
Start: 8:00 AM
January
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
January
No school for students. Click on "Learn More" to see a full schedule of K-12 Professional Development Days for the 2020-2021 school year.
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 Free Student Meals to be Available for Pick-Up Dec. 7-10
Free student meals will be available from Monday, Dec. 7, through Thursday, Dec. 10, during the district's temporary move to full remote instruction. Meals will be available for pick up from 2:30-4 p.m. at WAHS from and at all other district schools from 3-4 p.m.
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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.
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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.
Image for WASD Approves Resuming 5-Day, In-Person Instruction for Hybrid Students
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.
Image for Dr. Bowers' Oct. 27 Presentation to the School Board
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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In an effort to collect outstanding overdue library books, WASD asks students and families to please return them to any WASD main office/entrance.
Image for Virtual Evening Assistance to Be Available for Remote Learners Beginning Oct. 19
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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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.
Image for Video: A Look at WASD's Hybrid Model
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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The Williamsport Area School Board approved the 2020-2021 district budget during its June 23 board meeting.
Image for WASD Bids Farewell to 26 Retirees in Video Tribute
As WASD eyes the end of another school term, it pledged its farewell to its 26 retirees. In a video tribute, administrators and supervisors said goodbye to this year's class of retirees, who, together, represent nearly 600 years of experience.
Image for Food Service Workers Tally 37,404 Meals Served During School Shutdown
Members of the WASD food service department closed out the district’s free meal assistance program on Wednesday, June 3. The food service workers served a total of 37,404 meals since the program launched.
Image for Item Pick-Up/Drop-Off Dates Scheduled
Schools across WASD will use the weeks of June 1 and June 8 for families to pick up personal items and drop off district-owned property, specifically technology devices used for distance learning.
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WASD has updated is kindergarten registration process for the 2020-2021 school year in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on the headline above to view updates on how to complete the registration process.
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The health and safety of our students and staff is a top priority. With the recent news reports of cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Pennsylvania, we want to ensure families that WASD is working to stay well informed and developing an action plan in the event a case is confirmed in or around Lycoming County.
Image for #FutureReady Feature: Early Childhood Education
Watch as Williamsport Area High School juniors Nassir Jones and Isaiah Williams and seniors Gaige Falk and Kevar Lattie talk about their early pursuit of a career in education through the high school's Early Childhood Education program.
Image for WASD Education Foundation to Participate in Raise the Region
The WASD Education Foundation once again will participate in Raise the Region, the 30-hour online fundraising event hosted by the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. It begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, March 12.
Image for WASD Students Honor School Board Members in Annual Recognition Ceremony
In recognition of our Board of Education, 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.
Image for WASD Kindergarten, New Student Registration Week Set for March 23-27
Welcome to the Class of 2033! The Williamsport Area School District’s kindergarten and new student enrollment week for the 2020-2021 school year is scheduled for March 23 through March 27 at the District Service Center, 2780 West Fourth St.
Image for WASD's All-District Orchestra Concert Set for Feb. 3
The WASD music department will present its 45th annual All-District Orchestra concert on Monday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at WAHS. The program will feature the talents of more than 450 students in grades four through 12.
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WASD released its 2018-2019 Annual Report today, which highlights the district’s key activities, data and financials between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. “We are pleased to introduce and share with you (the district's) first-ever annual report,” writes Superintendent Dr. Timothy S. Bowers and school board President Lori Baer.
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The WASD Board of Directors recently approved the first reading of several food service-related policies. In addition, the district is seeking volunteers interested in serving on the Wellness Committee.
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The WASD Education Foundation (WASDEF) today released its 2018-2019 Annual Report that highlights the organization’s key activities and financial statements between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
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Winners of the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Holiday Essay Contest enjoyed a night of celebration on Wednesday night.
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 WASD Names New Elementary Special Education Supervisor
WASD named James DeSantis as its new Elementary Special Education Supervisor, effective date to be determined. DeSantis comes to the district from the Harris County School District in Hamilton, Ga., where he served as its special education director.
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Old Lycoming Township Police Chief Joseph Hope and Officer Shyanne McKivison stopped by Hepburn-Lycoming Primary School this morning to thank Mrs. Barb Adair's and Ms. Lindsay Clark's third-grade classes for letters their students wrote to the department.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards 122 Books to Summer Readers, Elementary Libraries
The WASD Education Foundation announced today its distribution of 122 brand-new books to the elementary library system as part of its annual Building Libraries Through Literacy Program.
Image for WASD Education Foundation Hosts 2019 Donor & Alumni Appreciation Event
The WASD Education Foundation held its second Donor & Alumni Appreciation Event on Thursday, Sept. 26, in the Michael Ross Room at Trade and Transit Center II in downtown Williamsport.
Image for WASD Art Department Named '2019 Outstanding Visual Arts Community' by PAEA
The WASD art department has been recognized as a 2019 Outstanding Visual Arts Community from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association (PAEA) for its commitment to visual arts education.
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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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.
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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.
Image for WASD to Conduct Evacuation Drill on June 7
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 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 New Elementary Special Education Supervisor Begins at WASD
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 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 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.
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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?”

Putting children on their path to success

From day one, we’ll be helping lend a hand to support and guide your child toward a successful future in school, exploring his or her interests, and helping him or her find a career path that will provide your child with opportunities to further develop self-confidence and growth.

Hepburn-Lycoming School takes students from the kindergarten-3rd primary grade years to the next step in their academic and social journeys. Increased challenges in core curriculum courses and introduction to enhanced music education, such as playing a musical instrument, will help your child learn about his or her aptitudes and abilities and help shape your child's future interests.

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A world of learning and opportunities awaits

Each child has a unique perspective on what he or she sees and experiences. We are excited to show your child the world and see it through his or her eyes. Apart from traditional subject areas like reading and math, students have an array of different things to learn about and experience in new and fun ways. Expression and learning go hand in hand as we use art and music to develop various skills that will take your child on learning adventures far beyond school.

School Wide Positive Behavior

Heburn-Lycoming Primary School implements school wide positive behavior (SWPB) principles which recognize and reinforce the school district’s behavioral expectations for all students. Student expectations are the 4 Bs:

  • Be Present
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Responsible
  • Be Safe