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Williamsport, PA 17701
570.327.5500
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2790 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
570.601.3980 
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  • WAHS Sophomores Participate in Student Government Day

    MAY 21, 2015 — Ten WAHS‬ sophomore students involved in Student Government participated in Senator Gene Yaw's Student Government Day at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

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  • National Honor Society Ceremony Held, 38 WAHS Students Inducted

    MAY 21, 2015 — The National Honor Society Ceremony celebrated the achievements of 66 Williamsport Area High School juniors and seniors on May 18, while inducting 38 new members, each representing the ideals of Character, Scholarship, Leadership and Service.

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  • District Honors, Bids Farewell to This Year's 20 Retirees

    MAY 20, 2015 — WASD bid farewell to 20 retirees last evening, both during a reception and again at its school board meeting. Those retiring this year have a combined 382 years of experience and service in the district.

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  • 2 WAHS Students Earn 1st Place at State High School Computer Fair

    MAY 20, 2015 — Congratulations to our WAHS graphic communications students Hailey Mankey and Mark Carter, who each earned first place at the Pennsylvania High School Computer Fair on May 19 in Hershey! Hailey earned first place in Graphic Design and Mark earned first place in Logo Design. The two students brought WAHS a win in two categories out of only six.

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  • MAY 19, 2015 — U.S. Rep. Tom Marino will host a United States Service Academy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    U.S. Rep. Tom Marino to Host United States Service Academy Day at WAHS

    MAY 19, 2015 — U.S. Rep. Tom Marino will host a United States Service Academy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 30 at the WAHS auditorium. The event will provide an overview of the opportunities offered by the United States Service Academies and how students may be able to earn a Congressional nomination to attend one of the institutions.

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  • Jersey Shore State Bank Commits $30K to WASDEF Campaign

    MAY 11, 2015 — Jersey Shore State Bank announced its $30,000 commitment today to the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory capital campaign. The bank, located at 300 Market St., will make its contribution over a five-year period.

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  • Middle School Students Place at PCT Computer Fair

    MAY 11, 2015 — Congratulations to our middle school computer fair winners who participated in the fair held at Pennsylvania College of Technology on May 5. Taking third place in Animation were Jesslyn Williams, Kaitlyn Miller and Elaidja Johnson. Taking third place in Web Design was Edward Lyon.

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  • Stevens Primary Classroom Is on the 'Move' in Learning

    MAY 6, 2015 — First-grade students in Marcy Garrison's classroom at Stevens Primary School are on the move — all while remaining stationary. Thanks to a $1,500 Teacher Mini-Grant provided by the WASD Education Foundation and a $5,000 Lowe's Toolbox for Education grant, Garrison's classroom seating has taken on an atypical look in an innovative approach to help get her students learning.

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  • 15 Seniors Honored During 2nd Annual Top Hat Dinner

    MAY 4, 2015 — Congratulations to the 2015 Williamsport Area High School Distinguished Students and Faculty Honorees who were celebrated during tonight's second annual Top Hat Dinner at the Genetti Hotel. The Class of 2015's top 5 percent were honored, as well as those educators who helped influence their education here at WASD.

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  • 2015 WAHS Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Sought

    MAY 4, 2015 — The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's alumni committee is seeking nominations for the 2015 Williamsport Area High School Distinguished Alumni Award. The group will present the award during a pre-game ceremony at the high school's Homecoming football game on Oct. 23.

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  • WAHS, Jackson Students Recognized During Law Day Ceremony

    MAY 1, 2015 — Congratulations to Williamsport Area High School sophomore Fatima Royal and Jackson Primary School third-grader MaKenah Sagan who were both recognized at the Lycoming County Courthouse on Friday evening for their Law Day participation.

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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for STA Stadium on May 28

    MAY 1, 2015 — The Williamsport Area School District will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for renovations to STA Stadium at 6 p.m. on May 28 at the Williamsport Area High School athletic complex.

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  • SAT Prep Session Course to be Offered at WAHS This Summer

    APRIL 17, 2015 — Williamsport Area High School will offer another SAT Prep Session Course this summer that will be at no cost to the student. They will need to provide a deposit of $20, which will be refunded at the completion of the course. It will be facilitated by Excel Tutoring in Montoursville.

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Important Announcements

  • The make-up day for the February 2, 2015, snow day will be Tuesday, May 26, 2015. 
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  • Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) Program — Parents of elementary students who reside within the Stevens Primary School attendance area are eligible for the OSTC Program.  Information for this program is available at www.newpa.com/ostc.  An overview of the program, provided by the state Department of Education, can be downloaded by clicking here.
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  • Become a Sub!  — WASD is seeking substitute teachers in all areas of certification.  The district also is seeking non-certified substitute teachers with a bachelor's degree.  Non-certified candidates must complete a number of documents to be considered for hire.  Those items can be found by downloading the Requirements for Newly Elected Non-Certified Substitute Teachers here.  To find out more about the opportunity to work with our students, or to apply, please email the district's human resources department at jobs@wasd.org.
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  • Enroll Your Child — 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 for more information and to learn what to bring.
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About WASD

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Williamsport Area School District
District Service Center 
2780 West Fourth Street
Williamsport, PA 17701 
(570) 327-5500 
 
The mission of the Williamsport Area School District is to develop responsible citizens through excellence in education.
 
The Williamsport Area School District is situated in the county seat of Lycoming County and encompasses 98 square miles.  With a student population of about 5,100 students, WASD provides the most comprehensive offerings in academic support programs, interventions, course selections, athletics, fine arts programs and school activities in the region.  Student achievement scores rank competitively with regional and state averages.  The community's diverse population also plays an integral role in the dynamics of the school district.
 
WASD is recognized as one of the Best Communities for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation, and is a regional leader in Career and Technical Education, providing 14 programs with industry-recognized credentials verifying student achievement. 
 
The City of Williamsport is well-known for its role in Little League Baseball, which was conceived in 1939 by resident Carl Stotz.  It has grown to become the world's largest youth organization.  Williamsport is proud to be served by two institutions of higher learning.  Lycoming College is a private, co-educational, four-year college, and the Pennsylvania College of Technology is an affiliate of Penn State University and is one of the state's premier technical colleges. 

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