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Williamsport, PA 17701
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2790 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570.601.3980 
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  • WASDEF Capital Campaign to Receive $242,837 Grant from State

    OCTOBER 23, 2014 — It was announced earlier this week that the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory capital campaign will receive a $242,837 grant from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).

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  • District Moves Forward with Enhancing Portion of School Safety Plan

    The Williamsport Area School District is beginning the process of making a change to a portion of its safe school plan. The part of the plan that is to be altered is the schools' reaction to a situation in which a dangerous intruder gains access to the inside of a school building while occupied by students and staff.

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  • Staimans Receive 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award

    OCTOBER 21, 2014 — The WASD Alumni Association's 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Marvin H. and Jean R. Staiman, both 1945 graduates of Williamsport High School, for their extensive involvement and longtime support of the community throughout their lifetime.

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  • Final Touches Placed on 'Millionaire-mobile'

    A cooperative venture between the Williamsport Area High School and Pennsylvania College of Technology automotive students has brought new life and purpose to a 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V.

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  • Balls Mills Soccer Complex Signed Over to WASD

    The Balls Mills Soccer Complex was officially signed over to the Williamsport Area School District this afternoon, as the deed was transferred over at Murphy, Butterfield and Holland P.C.

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  • 'Guiding the College-Bound Athlete' Seminar Scheduled for Oct. 28

    In an effort to educate our parents and athletes about NCAA and NAIA Academic Eligibility requirements, scholarships and the college recruiting process, the athletic department has contracted with Dynamite Sports to conduct an hour-long seminar entitled "Guiding the College-Bound Athlete" on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the WAHS auditorium.

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  • National Merit Scholarship Program Names 5 WAHS Commended Students

    OCTOBER 10, 2014 — Five Williamsport Area High School students have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Ian Dinsmore, Devon Dolley, Joshua Morrison, Ian Perry and Susan Reiff received a letter of commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program.

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  • School Wide Positive Behavior Program Recognized by State

    OCTOBER 8, 2014 — Seven of the eight schools in the Williamsport Area School District were recognized by the state recently for Fidelity of Implementation at the Universal Level for its School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program.

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  • Jackson Students Donate $2,554 to Ronald McDonald House

    OCTOBER 2, 2014 — Jackson Primary School students celebrated more than their annual Walk-a-Thon today when they donated a combined $2,554.90 to the Ronald McDonald House, complete with an on-site visit by Ronald McDonald himself!

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  • Hiawatha Murals Dedicated in Public Ceremony at Curtin Intermediate

    OCTOBER 1, 2014 — After an 11-year process to restore and reinstall 46 Hiawatha murals, a public dedication ceremony was held on Oct. 1 at Curtin Intermediate School, 85 Eldred St., with about 100 Curtin alumni and community members alike who turned out for the celebration.

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  • Teacher Appreciation Night Celebrated in Pre-Game Ceremony

    SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 — Football players, cheerleaders and team managers recognized their favorite teacher in Friday's first Teacher Appreciation Night. The event honored 28 teachers in a pre-game ceremony on the field.

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  • WAHS Student Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalist

    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.

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  • WAHS Senior Named National Achievement Scholar Semifinalist

    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.

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  • WASD Among County Districts Recognized as 2014 Healthy Workplaces

    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.

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  • WAHS Alumnus, Grammy Winner to Return for WASDEF Anniversary Event

    SEPTEMBER 4, 2014 — Critically acclaimed by The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, Grammy-award winner and Williamsport Area High School alumnus Dashon Burton will return this fall to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation.

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  • District Approves 2014-15 Budget

    The WASD School Board approved an $82 million budget for the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday, June 17. Click on the headline to review a copy of the budget highlights as presented during the meeting.

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  • WASD Now Able to Send Transcripts Electronically

    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.

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Important Announcements

  • OCTOBER 15, 2014 — We would like to bring to our families' attention that a small number of Varicella (chicken pox) cases have occurred in the Williamsport Area School District. Chicken pox poses a risk to those who are not immunized, those whose immune system is compromised and individuals who are pregnant. If your child develops a blister-like rash, please contact your family doctor and do not send your child to school.
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  • • Click here for some information on enteroviruses and tips to keep your family healthy this fall season.
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  • •  The 2014-15 School Calendar is now available for download by clicking here.
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  • •  Kindergarten and new student registrations can be taken at the WASD Central Registration Office, 2780 West Fourth St. Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Click here to learn what to bring.
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  • •  Sign up for WNEP's "School Closing Alerts" from their website by clicking here.  By doing so, you'll receive an email or text message with any announcement regarding weather-related school closings in the district.
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  • •  ATTENTION ALUMNI! Want to find out what your old classmates have been up to? Trying to plan a class reunion? To get started, visit and register your information at our own online alumni community by clicking here
     
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