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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.
May 15, 2020
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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.
January 28, 2020
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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.
December 19, 2019
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Jackson Primary School conducted a drive for items to donate to the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center through November. Items were collected to benefit local veterans that use the facility as a resource for needed items.
December 13, 2019
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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 12, 2019
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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.
November 14, 2019
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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.
October 24, 2019
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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.
April 03, 2019
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Please be advised that extensive roadwork will begin in the Newberry section of Williamsport beginning Monday, April 1, and is expected to last through the end of August. The construction work will have significant impact on travel.
March 26, 2019
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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.
February 26, 2019
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Continuing its annual tradition, the Jackson Primary School community donated items for members of our soldiers overseas in Afghanistan. The care boxes were picked up this morning by Marine Corps League members Keith Miller and Mike Dunlap to begin their journey abroad.
December 10, 2018
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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?”
December 03, 2018