On Tuesday, May 7, eight Williamsport Area High School students from Vikki Vollman's and Patricia Cioffi's classes participated in the Lycoming County Transition Council's EmployAbility Day. The daylong event provided students with the opportunity to go into the community and job shadow a mentor who is employed in a field in which they're interested.
Congratulations to WAHS students Alanna Harding, Livia Nash and Divia Feinstein who won $570 in the Social Change Competition at the Penn College Youth Leadership graduation on May 8. The money will be used to fund a project that will involve working with sixth-grade girls to promote science and encourage careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) beginning in the fall.
Congratulations to fifth-grade student Hannah Haussmann, of Sheridan Elementary School, and Kyle Miller, of Lycoming Valley Middle School for being recognized as this week's Outstanding Students by the Williamsport Area School District Board of Directors!
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation will hold its eighth annual Golf Tournament at 2:15 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at White Deer Golf Course. The tournament will benefit the WASD Education Foundation and the high school's Fitness Center Project.
Click on the headline for a sampling of photos from the Round Hills Open House on Saturday, April 27. The event allowed the public to stop in for a walk-through of the building, complete with student artwork, before it closes in June. The event saw community members, both current and former teachers and students, and parents.
The Sun-Gazette article following the April 16, 2013, Williamsport Area School Board meeting has appropriately raised questions about drafting and how our students will obtain these essential skills. Click on the headline to read more information about the elimination of this course.
WAHS sophomore Christina Browning was recognized for her contribution to improve and beautify Young's Woods Park. City Recreation Director Justin Simpson presented Ms. Browning with a Certificate of Appreciation on April 12 in the company of Superintendent Dr. Kathleen Kelley and Head Principal Michael Reed.
The WASD School Board recently approved the district's new attendance boundaries and starting times that will become effective in the 2013-14 school year. Click on the headline to download a document that includes the boundary maps and new starting times.
As part of its 100-year celebration, Sheridan Elementary School students Hannah Haussmann and Katie Schefsky filmed interviews (their videos will be available here soon) with Sheridan alumni throughout the month of February. The school is spotlighted former students from each decade since the school's been part of the Williamsport School District.
Parents of elementary students who reside within the Stevens attendance area are eligible for the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Program (OSTC). Information for this program is available at www.newpa.com/ostc. Click on the headline above to find out how to downloaded a document providing an overview of the program.
Millionaire Proud? Show it! WASD magnetic bumper stickers (or for use as a standard magnetic display) are available for $3 each, with proceeds benefiting the WASD Education Foundation! The magnet is 11 inches by 2 3/4 inches. Click on the headline for more information!
7:00 PM Hep/Lyc Orchestra concert
7:00 PM Hep/Lyc Choir/Band concert
7:00 PM Sheridan B/O/C concert @ Curtin
7:30 PM LV - Chorus Concert
6:00 PM Gifted Open House @ Cochran