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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 sixth grade were asked to answer, in 200 words or less: “What does the holiday season mean to you and why?”
December 03, 2018
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $24,000 to Programs, Initiatives
Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation announced it recently awarded $24,009 in grants to support six programs and initiatives across the district. Those awarded were among the foundation’s first this school year that have the potential to impact thousands of student now and into the future.
November 29, 2018
Image for FutureLabs Bring Hubs of Innovation to WASD Schools
Category Community
Sixty-five percent of tomorrow's workers will have jobs that don't exist today. Last month, we introduced to our community WASD's new FutureLabs now in place at Curtin and Lycoming Valley Intermediate schools and Williamsport Area Middle School. Take a closer look at these innovative spaces — our district's hubs of STEM education — in action as students actively dream, discover, explore and inspire their futures.
October 25, 2018
Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards 152 Books to Summer Readers, Elementary Libraries
Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation announced today its distribution of 152 brand-new books to the elementary library system as part of its annual Building Libraries Through Literacy Program.
October 15, 2018
Image for Discovery and Exploration: 'FutureLabs' Provide New Learning Opportunity at Intermediate, Middle Schools
Category Community
Students in the intermediate and middle schools found a new learning experience waiting for them when they returned from summer vacation this year. That’s because the three buildings have each added specially-designed classrooms to support innovation: FutureLabs.
September 12, 2018
Image for WASD Honors, Bids Farewell to 33 Retirees
Category Faculty News
The Williamsport Area School District bid farewell to its 34 retirees tonight during a reception honoring the more than 689 years of collective experience departing the district.
June 05, 2018