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Image for 'High School Musical Jr.' Coming to the WAMS Stage
Category Fine & Performing Arts
The WAMS music department is preparing for its annual spring musical production. “High School Musical Jr.” is set to hit the stage beginning at 7 p.m., Friday, March 8, with a matinee performance scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 9.
February 15, 2024
Image for Grant Funding Helps Support Growth of Esports Program at WAMS
Category Community
With a continued focus on preparing students for industries of the future, WAMS is building on an esports program where students can put their gaming skills to the test and compete against other esports teams from other schools across the state — all thanks to recent grant funding.
February 09, 2024
Image for WAMS 2nd Marking Period Honor Roll Listing Released
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAMS released the year's second marking period honor roll listing. One-hundred and eighty-four students in grades seven and eight are named as having earned their status on the distinguished high honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
February 07, 2024
Image for WAMS 1st Marking Period Honor Roll Listing Released
Category Awards & Celebrations
WAMS released the year's first marking period honor roll listing. Two-hundred and twelve students in grades seven and eight are named as having earned their status on the distinguished high honor roll, high honor roll or honor roll roster.
November 14, 2023
Image for WASD To Offer Season Passes for Home Athletic Events
Category Athletics
In an effort to move to a cashless system, the WASD athletic department is now offering season passes for purchase to individuals and families.
August 10, 2023
Image for WAMS Boys Track and Field End Undefeated Season by Snagging Championship Title
Category Athletics
The WAMS boys track and field team capped off an undefeated season by winning the 43-school Altoona Middle School Championship on Saturday, scoring 95.5 points
May 15, 2023
Image for WAMS is Set to Present "Beauty and the Beast Jr."
Category Fine & Performing Arts
WAMS is busy preparing for its opening night of this year’s musical, “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” The show is set to begin at 7 p.m., Friday, March 24, with a matinee performance scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, March 25.
March 10, 2023
Image for 3 WASD OM Teams Win 1st Place, Advance to State Finals
Category Awards & Celebrations
All three WASD Odyssey of the Mind teams that competed in the Regional Tournament on March 4 at Pennsylvania College of Technology are headed to the State Finals — all on first-place wins.
March 06, 2023
Image for WASD Music Department Holds 50th Annual All-District Choir Concert
Category Fine & Performing Arts
The WASD's music department presented its 50th annual All-District Choir concert Monday night at the WAHS auditorium. The program featured the talent of about 300 student singers ranging from grades six through 12
February 14, 2023
Image for WASD All-District Choir Concert Scheduled for Feb. 13
Category Fine & Performing Arts
The Williamsport Area School District’s music department will present its All-District Choir concert at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 13, at the Williamsport Area High School auditorium.
January 30, 2023
Image for Millionaire Football Program to Join PHAC in 2024
Category Athletics
More local rivalries, less travel time and schedule flexibility are just a few of the benefits the WASD football program is destined to have starting in its 2024 season.
November 23, 2022
Image for 2022-2023 Fall Sports Registration Now Open; Deadline June 1
Category Athletics
Middle and high school students wishing to play during the 2022-2023 fall sports season (football, soccer, cross country, girls tennis, girls volleyball, golf and cheerleading) will need to register on or by Wednesday, June 1.
May 26, 2022
Image for 106 Students Celebrated, 59 Inducted at WAMS National Junior Honor Society Ceremony
Category Awards & Celebrations
One hundred and six WAMS students were celebrated Sunday during the National Junior Honor Society Ceremony, and, from among them, 59 were inducted as new members from grades seven and eight.
May 02, 2022
Image for WAMS Builders Club Donates $200 to JVB to 'Adopt' Summer Readers
Category Community
The WAMS Builders Club had a busy morning today. After learning a little bit about leadership and the James V. Brown Library from its executive director, the group donated $200 to "adopt" 20 summer readers through its summer reading program.
April 29, 2022
Image for Fall 2021 Parent-Teacher Conference Online Scheduling
Category Community
Parent teacher conferences will be held virtually from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23. All conferences will be by Zoom or by phone.
October 25, 2021
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 78 WAMS Students Inducted into National Junior Honor Society
Category Awards & Celebrations
Seventy-nine WAMS students were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society on Thursday morning. The ceremony, held in the middle school auditorium, honored each of the inductees who represent what are known as The Four Pillars — or backbone — of NJHS: scholarship, service, leadership and character.
June 04, 2021
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