DECEMBER 17, 2014 — Cochran Primary School was recently named a Title 1 2014 High Progress Reward School by the U.S. Department of Education. Cochran is only one of 16 schools in the state to earn the designation, landing them in the top 5 percent of all Title 1 schools in improving achievement.
DECEMBER 15, 2014 — The WASD visual arts department partnered with SouthernCare Hospice of Williamsport to bring personalized artwork to area patients. SouthernCare team members have recognized that there are patients who do not have family close enough to visit and brighten their rooms with artwork.
DECEMBER 15, 2014 — The Williamsport Area High School music department will perform its annual Holiday Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the high school auditorium. Doors will open at 2:15 p.m.
DECEMBER 8, 2014 — Congratulations to the 20 students who participated in the Lycoming County High School Honors Band Festival at Hughesville High School recently.
DECEMBER 5, 2014 — Students in Mrs. Beth Moore’s sixth-grade classroom at Lycoming Valley worked on an informational writing unit in the Treasures curriculum recently. Most extended the process to complete an additional oral/written presentation, like student Makaylin Sluzalis.
DECEMBER 2, 2014 — WASD is currently accepting applications for head varsity football coach. The head varsity football coach is responsible for the entire interscholastic (7-12) program. The successful candidate will be asked to assume the duties as soon as possible.
NOVEMBER 24, 2014 — Congratulations to Williamsport Area High School senior Roshaun Cooley, who signed his letter of intent to wrestle at Clarion University today.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — WAHS senior Alexander Knauth has been named a Semifinalist in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Knauth, one of about 16,000 Semifinalists selected nationwide, has the opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth about $33 million that will be offered next spring.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — WAHS senior Ian Perry has been named a Semifinalist in the National Achievement Scholarship Program from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The upcoming grad is one of 1,600 Black American high school seniors who have been designated as a Semifinalist in the 51st annual National Achievement Scholarship Program.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014 — Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania recently presented the 2014 Healthy Workplace Award to Lycoming County School Districts, including the Williamsport Area School District, and Pennsylvania College of Technology, in collaboration with the Lycoming County Insurance Consortium, in recognition of its successful workplace wellness programs.
Kindergarten and new student registrations can be taken at: WASD Central Registration Office, 2780 West Fourth St. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WASD has partnered with Parchment Exchange, the national leader in electronic transcript processing, to enable high school transcripts to be sent to post-secondary educational institutions electronically, speeding and simplifying their delivery.