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Image for 2021-22 Winter Sports Registration Now Open
Category Athletics
The athletic department's online registration platform for athletic forms is ready for the 2021-22 school winter sports season. Student-athletes and parents may log back into their own accounts and re-use their current forms to register for sports for next school year.
October 18, 2021
Image for Subaru 'Adopts' 5 WAHS Classrooms to Help Support Supply Needs
Category Community
Five teachers at WAHS have been able to knock off a few items on their wish list this fall, thanks to Subaru and its partnership with AdoptaClassroom.org.
October 04, 2021
Image for WAHS Celebrates Homecoming, Crowns This Year's King and Queen
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS celebrated Homecoming on Oct. 1. The Millionaires faced off against the Dallas Mountaineers, and, while it couldn't quite take the glory of a win (a 27-20 loss), it was at least able to celebrate those seniors on this year's Homecoming Court.
October 04, 2021
Image for WAHS Athletic Department Receives 2020-2021 District IV Sportsmanship Award
Category Athletics
The WAHS athletic department was the recent recipient of the 2020-2021 District IV Sportsmanship Award from PIAA. The award is presented each year to a District IV high school based on overall program sportsmanship of student-athletes, coaches and spectators during the course of its most recent athletic seasons.
August 12, 2021
Image for WAHS 4th Marking Period Honor Roll Listing Released
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS released the year's fourth and final marking period honor roll listing. Three-hundred and fifty-three students in grades nine through 12 are named as having earned their status on the distinguished honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
June 25, 2021
Image for 297 Receive Diplomas at 150th Commencement Ceremony
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS's 2020-2021 academic year has just ended, and what a year it was. ​On Thursday night, 297 graduates proudly celebrated their achievements and received their diplomas.
June 11, 2021
Image for WAHS Choral Teacher Kent Weaver Honored by PMEA with '2021 Citation of Excellence'
Category Faculty News
The Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) recently honored Williamsport Area High School teacher Kent Weaver with its 2021 Citation of Excellence for District 8. The citation was presented to Weaver by Head Principal Dr. Brandon Pardoe during the high school’s annual “Poptastik!” concert on June 2.
June 10, 2021
Image for 91 Students Celebrated, 48 Inducted at WAHS National Honor Society Ceremony
Category Awards & Celebrations
Ninety-one WAHS students were celebrated Monday night during the National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 48 were inducted as new members from the junior and senior classes.
June 08, 2021
Image for 19 WAHS Student-Athletes Commit to College Athletics
Category Athletics
Joined by friends, teammates, family and coaches, 19 WAHS students signed to play their respective sport at the collegiate level in the fall.
May 24, 2021
Image for WAHS Senior Wins State Award for Construction Trades
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS senior Tommy Harper won the Pennsylvania Foundation for Housing and Endorsed Trade Program Student Recognition Award. Harper, a Construction Trades student, was selected because of his "dedication and hard work displayed in learning the trade."
May 21, 2021
Image for WAHS Top Hat Dinner Honors Class of 2021's Top 5 Percent
Category Awards & Celebrations
The Class of 2021’s top 5 percent were recognized tonight during the eighth annual Top Hat Dinner held at the Genetti Hotel. Seventeen seniors were celebrated for their academic excellence, as well as their selected faculty honorees who influenced and inspired that success.
May 14, 2021
Image for 36 WAHS School-to-Work Students Recognized at Annual Appreciation Breakfast
Category Awards & Celebrations
Thirty-six students involved in WAHS's School-to-Work Program were honored during its annual Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast today. In partnership with local employers, the program places students in job positions around the community.
May 14, 2021
Image for WAHS 2021 Summer School Enrollment Opens
Category Community
Registration is open to enroll in summer courses at WAHS. The high school will offer two forms of summer courses: credit acceleration and credit recovery to all high school students. Registration deadline is June 11. Classes begin June 14.
March 26, 2021
Image for Winter Sports Season Was Exceptional for Millionaire Athletes
Category Athletics
Despite the obstacles winter sports faced in a season laced with pandemic restrictions and guidelines, the Millionaires held the line and persevered with exceptional outcomes.
March 19, 2021
Image for WAHS Senior Raises, Donates $16,616 to Local Charities
Category Community
WAHS senior Cecilia Fink’s charity Be You Boldly granted a combined $16,616.17 to K’s for Cancer and the River Valley Regional YMCA’s Livestrong Program on Friday.
February 22, 2021
Image for WAHS Senior Nassir Jones Signs with Bloomsburg University
Category Athletics
Williamsport Area High School senior Nassir Jones signed his letter of intent today to continue his football career at the collegiate level at Bloomsburg University.
February 05, 2021
Image for WAHS Senior Wins Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS senior Oam Patel won the regional round in this year's Poetry Out Loud competition. Patel secured the first-place win on Jan. 29 by reciting "Charles Sumner" by Charlotte L. Forten Grimke, "Hysteria" by Dionisio D. Martinez and "Harold and the Purple Crayon" by D. Gilson.
February 01, 2021
Image for WAHS Music Department Conducts Virtual Holiday Concert
Category Fine & Performing Arts
The WAHS Music Department conducted the 31st annual Holiday Concert via the 2020 way: virtually. Below are the series of videos released on the department's Facebook page throughout the week of Dec. 14.
December 21, 2020
Image for WASD K-12 Students to Remain Fully Remote Through Jan. 8
Category Community
In a continued effort to help slow the community spread of COVID-19, the Williamsport Area School District will remain in full remote learning through Jan. 8.
December 10, 2020
Image for WAHS Senior to Compete as Division Finalist in MTNA Senior String Performance Competition
Category Fine & Performing Arts
WAHS senior Michael Fisher will virtually compete as a division finalist in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Eastern Division Senior String Performance. Fisher secured his spot after his recent win in the Pennsylvania State Senior String Competition.
November 19, 2020
Image for WASD Education Foundation Awards $4,379 to Support WAMS, WAHS Program Enhancements
Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation recently awarded two grants totaling $4,379 to support programs at both Williamsport Area Middle School and Williamsport Area High School.
November 18, 2020
Image for WASD's Insurance Firm Donates Coats for Students in Need
Category Community
Thanks to a donation made by the district's insurance firm, a group of students in need will receive a free coat to wear this winter. The coats, donated as part of the firm's Coats 4 Kids Drive, will be given to identified high school students in need.
November 12, 2020
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Category Community
Parent-teacher conferences are scheduled for the evening of Monday, Nov. 25, and all day on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Conferences can be scheduled from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 25 and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 26. Schedule your conference by clicking on the headline above.
November 01, 2019