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The Williamsport Area School Board adopted re-socialization plans and waiver for sports and the Marching Millionaires ahead of the 2020-2021 school year.
June 24, 2020
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Watch as the Williamsport Area School District premieres the commemorative video of this year's graduation at noon on June 12. The video features footage and portions of speeches to honor the Class of 2020.
June 12, 2020
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WAHS's 2019-2020 academic year has just ended, and what a year it was. Three-hundred and seventeen graduates proudly celebrated their achievements and received their diplomas in a historic, drive-through format last evening.
June 05, 2020
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Students and employers involved in Williamsport Area High School’s School-to-Work Program were virtually honored in lieu of the program’s annual Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast.
June 05, 2020
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WAHS announced the 44 juniors who were named as this year’s National Honor Society inductees. The juniors, who are typically inducted during the high school’s annual National Honor Society Ceremony, will be formally and traditionally recognized this fall.
June 05, 2020
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Among the four WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that virtually competed in the World Finals recently, one group from Curtin Intermediate School secured a historic second-place win out of 118 teams.
June 02, 2020
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Fifty-four WAHS students were celebrated in a virtual National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 29 were inducted as new members from the senior class.
May 29, 2020
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In lieu of being celebrated during what would have been the seventh annual Top Hat Dinner, the Williamsport Area High School Class of 2020’s top 5 percent were virtually honored in a video slideshow for their academic success.
May 21, 2020
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Due to the COVID-19 restrictions some changes to our summer school program were necessary which are highlighted here.
May 20, 2020
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WAHS plans to distribute caps and gowns to members of its Class of 2020 the week of May 26. Distribution will be handled alphabetically by students’ last name from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
May 08, 2020
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Category Alumni
The WASD Education Foundation has partnered with Publishing Concepts Inc. (PCI) on the first comprehensive alumni directory update since 2013. Since the directory’s last update, the Williamsport Area High School alumni community has grown by more than 2,000 grads.
May 06, 2020
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Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS released the year's third marking period honor roll listing.Three-hundred and fifty-seven students from grades nine through 12 are named as having earned their status on the distinguished high honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
April 14, 2020
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We are aware of the implications this closure could have on our students, in particular our senior class. Visit this page for a link to frequently asked questions that we've been receiving as a result of the closure.
March 31, 2020
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Five Williamsport Area School District Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed at the Regional Tournament in Berwick on Saturday are headed to the State Finals.
March 09, 2020
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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.
March 06, 2020
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Williamsport Area High School has released its course catalogs for the 2020-2021 academic year and for its 2020 summer school sessions.
February 06, 2020
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WASD learned last week through State Sen. Gene Yaw’s office that it is among other local school districts to receive a $35,000 PAsmart grant. Funds from the grant will be used to implement a new AP computer science course in 2020-2021.
January 23, 2020
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WAHS junior Oam Patel will compete at the Poetry Out Loud state championship on March 9 in Harrisburg after securing a first-place win at the regional level in Towanda on Friday, Jan. 17.
January 22, 2020
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Category Community
WAHS junior Cecilia Fink’s charity Be You Boldly recently granted a combined $18,076 to K’s for Cancer and the River Valley Regional YMCA’s Livestrong Program.
January 21, 2020
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On the theme of "You Are One in a Million(aire)," WAHS kicked off Mental Health Awareness Week with an exercise in self expression to "promote the idea that each student is special and contributes to our school in a positive way."
January 13, 2020
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
The WAHS music department held its 30th annual Holiday Concert on Dec. 15. Free and open to the public, the concert has become known as “a gift to the community.”
December 15, 2019
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WASD named Dr. Chad Greevy as its new Secondary Curriculum Supervisor. Greevy comes to the district from Loyalsock Township School District, where he currently serves as its middle school principal.
November 12, 2019
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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
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Category Community
WAHS is once again partnering with the Lycoming County United Way to host the third annual Battle of the Beltway Powderpuff Game. The event pits the WAHS Lady Millionaires against Loyalsock Township High School Lady Lancers in a game of flag football.
October 23, 2019
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Category Career & Technical Education
About 50 industry representatives and educators from those that comprise several Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at WAHS attended the program's fall occupational advisory committee meeting tonight.
October 17, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Williamsport Area High School senior Erin M. Reilly has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.
October 01, 2019
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Williamsport Area High School announced this year's Homecoming Court. This year's Homecoming game is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 4, against Pittston Area High School.
October 01, 2019
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Category WASD Education Foundation
A new scholarship fund has been created at the WASD Education Foundation in memory of Tim Montgomery, Williamsport Area High School’s winningest coach. The Tim Montgomery Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by his family
August 29, 2019
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Category WASD Education Foundation
A new opportunity this year will work to broaden student reach in the WAHS’s music program, thanks to grant funding provided in part by the WASD Education Foundation.
August 06, 2019
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Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation has named three WAHS alumni who will receive the Foundation's 2019 Distinguished Alumni awards. These individuals have been notified of their selection and have been invited to accept their award at Foundation's second Donor and Alumni Appreciation Event on Sept. 26
August 02, 2019
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Category Community
The WAHS CTE department has seven items scheduled to go up for public bid through the online auction service From hunting blinds to children's playhouses, the items are up for public purchase through a bidding process beginning Thursday, June 27
June 25, 2019
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WAHS's Millionaires Lane will close for construction beginning Monday, June 17, from the West Fourth Street entrance up to (but not including) the high school bus loop. The closure is expected to last several weeks.
June 14, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS's 2018-2019 academic year has just ended, and what a year it was. Tonight, 311 graduates proudly celebrated their achievements and received their diplomas.
June 06, 2019
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Category Community
WAHS's Millionaires Lane will close temporarily for construction beginning Tuesday, June 11, from the Fox Hollow Road entrance to the high school bus loop. The closure is expected to last through Friday, June 21.
June 05, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Sixty-nine WAHS students were celebrated tonight during the National Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 38 were inducted as new members from the junior and senior classes.
May 31, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Thirty-five students involved in WAHS’s School-to-Work Program were honored during its annual Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast at the Genetti Hotel today.
May 29, 2019
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Category Athletics
Joined by friends, teammates, family and coaches, six WAHS students signed to play their respective sport at the collegiate level in the fall.
May 23, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
The Class of 2019’s top 5 percent were recognized tonight during the sixth annual Top Hat Dinner held at the Genetti Hotel. Eighteen seniors were celebrated for their academic excellence, as well as their selected faculty honorees who influenced and inspired that success.
May 15, 2019
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Category Athletics
WAHS junior Lydia Smith has claimed a world championship title. Smith competed in the 2019 Pontevedra ITU Aquathlon World Championships, winning the competition over other female athletes in the 16-19 age group in Pontevedra, Spain, on May 2.
May 09, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Congratulations to the 22 WASD art students who received awards for their work during the 12th annual WASD Awards Exhibition at the June Baskin Gallery in the District Service Center.
May 09, 2019
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Category Community
Two WAHS students recently took fifth place at the Pennsylvania Automotive Association Technology Competition. Seniors Alan Cortright and Weston Koser were the two WAHS contenders from among the 10 participating Pennsylvania high schools.
May 08, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
A group WAHS students ranked among the top three at the 33rd annual Envirothon held recently at the Consolidated Sportsmen of Lycoming County along Route 87. Of the 21 contending teams, the WAHS group took second place for Lycoming County and third place overall.
May 07, 2019
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
Last Friday, WAHS students received a heavy lesson on the dangers of impaired driving and substance abuse during its mock crash program, an event held for the entire student body every three years.
May 02, 2019
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
After months in the making, WAHS artists and writers received their very own copy of "Infinite Inspiration" today. The publication is compilation of visual and written works created during a free, four-day summer workshop for students interested in further developing their artistic talent.
May 02, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
WAHS senior Zackery Gates and junior Adam Roush were honored at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently for placing sixth and third, respectively, in the American Welding Society’s Welding Competition.
April 17, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Among the 150 area high school students who attended this year’s Model United Nations event at Lycoming College on April 5 were 46 WAHS students, who collectively or individually brought home a number of awards and recognitions
April 09, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Two Williamsport Area School District Odyssey of the Mind teams will head to the 2019 World Finals after securing first- and second-place wins at the state round Saturday at Pocono Mountain East Campus.
April 08, 2019
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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 6. Classes begin June 11.
April 04, 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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Author and youth advocate Rodney Walker returned to WAHS to work with about 70 students who have been through adverse experiences. He led students through a workshop called "Wounds You Cannot See," offering them strategies on how to work toward healing and positive growth.
March 20, 2019
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Category Faculty News
WAHS hosted its second Career Fair on March 14 during which 55 business, organizations, agencies, colleges and universities, and military branches were present. Students were able to interact with those from many industries and explore the post-secondary opportunities available to them.
March 14, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
All eight WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed at the Regional Tournament in Berwick on Saturday are headed to the State Finals. Contending teams from WASD represented Cochran Primary School, Curtin Intermediate School, WAMS and WAHS.
March 04, 2019
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
At just 15 years old, WAHS sophomore Michael Fisher is already a veteran to the music scene. Now, this summer, he’ll unleash his talent across Europe alongside his peers as a member of Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute’s National Youth Orchestra of the United States.
March 01, 2019
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Category Community
WAHS sophomore Cecilia Fink recently donated $10,500 to support two local causes: the Livestrong program at the YMCA and 6-year-old Declan Bower, who is battling leukemia. This is Fink’s fifth year supporting local programs and individuals in need through her charity, Be You Boldly.
February 18, 2019
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Category Alumni
The WASD Education Foundation is seeking nominations for the district’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni. The 2019 recipients will be inducted into the WAHS Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame and invited to attend an award presentation at the foundation’s second Donor Appreciation Event and Awards Ceremony in September.
February 18, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Congratulations to a team of seven WAHS students for taking the win today at the regional level of the 2019 Governor's STEM Competition at Pennsylvania College of Technology!
February 06, 2019
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
Eleven WAHS music students performed on Jan. 25 with the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 8 Honors Band.
January 28, 2019
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There’s a mystery to be solved at WAHS, as the drama department is hard at work to bring “Clue” to the stage the first weekend in February. Performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Feb. 1 and Feb. 2. A matinée show will begin at 2 p.m. on Feb. 3.
January 18, 2019
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Category Athletics
WAHS senior Treyson Potts signed his letter of intent this morning to continue his football career at the collegiate level at the University of Minnesota next fall.
December 19, 2018
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Category Faculty News
An additional opportunity for students to earn industry certification is now available through Clark Sarge’s engineering and robotics class at Williamsport Area High School.
December 18, 2018
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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