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Image for Re-socialization Plans Approved for Sports, Marching Band
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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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WAMS locker pick up will occur on June 3rd & June 5th.
May 19, 2020
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The faculty and staff of Williamsport Area Middle School put together the video above to provide a special message to students.
May 13, 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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Williamsport Area Middle School students are selling Krispy Kreme Original Glazed doughnuts to raise money for Student Council and school-wide events.
February 20, 2020
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Category Awards & Celebrations
Five eighth-grade students at WAMS recently were recognized for earning regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Three earned the coveted Gold Key Award and two earned Honorable Mentions.
February 04, 2020
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Category Awards & Celebrations
WAMS released the year's second marking period honor roll listing. Two-hundred and thirty-three 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.
February 03, 2020
Image for WAMS Students Raise, Donate Funds to WBP's K-9 Unit
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WAMS students donated $870 to the Williamsport Bureau of Police's K-9 Unit Friday morning. Members of the school's Positivity Club and Builders Club raised the funds by collecting donated dog and cat treats to package and sell.
January 24, 2020
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Category Fine & Performing Arts
The WAMS music department held its production of “Elf the Musical Jr.” this weekend. The play, starring Spencer Sponhouse as Buddy the Elf, Muireann Tran as Jovie, and Jack Heller as Walter Hobbs, is based on the 2003 holiday film.
December 09, 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 by clicking on the headline above.
October 28, 2019
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Calling all employers, local colleges and recruiters: WAMS will host its first Pathways to Your Future Career Fair on Nov. 6. The event is an opportunity for seventh- and eighth-grade students to get a better understanding of the skills needed to become gainfully employed in the future.
October 23, 2019
Image for WASD OM Teams Earn 3rd, 12th Place at 2019 World Finals
Category Awards & Celebrations
Two WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams each ranked among the top 15 at the 2019 World Finals. WAMS secured a division two, third-place win for “Leonardo’s Workshop” and Cochran Primary earned a division one, 12th-place spot for “Opposites Distract.”
May 30, 2019
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $8,227 to 2 OM Teams Headed to World Finals
Category WASD Education Foundation
The WASD Education Foundation granted $8,227 to the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams headed to the World Finals this week at Michigan State University.
May 21, 2019
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Category Awards & Celebrations
The Williamsport Area School Board continued its annual Outstanding Student presentations tonight. The presentations honor students who exemplify academic excellence and school citizenship from the top grade at each building.
May 21, 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
Image for 37 WAMS Students Inducted into National Junior Honor Society
Category Awards & Celebrations
Thirty-seven middle school students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. The ceremony, held in the middle school auditorium, honored each of the inductees who represent what are known as The Four Pillars of NJHS: scholarship, service, leadership and character.
May 05, 2019
Image for 2 WASD OM Teams Advance to 2019 World Finals
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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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
Image for WASD Education Foundation Grants $12,304 to 2 District Programs
Category WASD Education Foundation
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) has announced it has awarded $12,304 through its 2018-2019 Challenge Grant Program to benefit two district programs.
March 15, 2019
Image for All 8 WASD Odyssey of the Mind Teams Advance to State Finals
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
Image for 8 WAMS Students Earn Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Category Awards & Celebrations
Eight eighth-grade students at Williamsport Area Middle School recently were recognized for earning Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. “The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12,” according to the contest’s website.
February 19, 2019
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