Education

Lycoming breaks ground for new Lynn Science Center

July 31, 2014

Lycoming College celebrated the groundbreaking for its new Lynn Science Center on June 18. more»

Tree of Knowledge

June 19, 2014

Professor of Biology Chris Martine and students lauded for contributions to plant sciences.

Health Careers Camp Tempts High School Students With Rewarding Options

June 19, 2014

An annual collaboration of Penn College and Susquehanna Health this week introduced dozens of high school students to the variety of careers represented within the School of Health Sciences. more»

Bucknell Joins White House Day of Making

June 18, 2014

Two Bucknell faculty members were invited to the White House's first-ever Maker Faire.

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.

District Approves 2014-15 Budget

June 18, 2014

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.

Student Start, End Times for the 2014-15 School Term

Click on the headline above to review the student and teacher starting and ending times for the 2014-15 school term, as well as dates and times for building open houses and orientations. Also, check out the half-day dimissal schedule for Monday, Aug. 25, the first day of school.

Student Start, End Times for the 2014-15 School Term

June 18, 2014

Click on the headline above to review the student and teacher starting and ending times for the 2014-15 school term, as well as dates and times for building open houses and orientations. Also, check out the half-day dimissal schedule for Monday, Aug. 25, the first day of school.

Professor Breaks Metallic Glass Quandary

June 12, 2014

You think you know what glass is, but you're probably wrong.

Friday Night Engineering

June 10, 2014

KEEN Design Challenges encourage students to go out on a limb.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

Congratulations to the 347 graduates of Williamsport Area High School! Commencement was held Thursday, June 5, at the high school stadium. Click on the headline to view pictures from the ceremony.

Congratulations to the Class of 2014!

June 6, 2014

Congratulations to the 347 graduates of Williamsport Area High School! Commencement was held Thursday, June 5, at the high school stadium. Click on the headline to view pictures from the ceremony.

Taking on Autism

June 5, 2014

The Geisinger-Bucknell Autism & Developmental Medicine Center offers outstanding care for patients and unparalleled learning opportunities for undergraduates.

Graduation to be Held Outside

Tonight's graduation ceremony will take place outside at the WAHS stadium. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

Graduation to be Held Outside

June 5, 2014

Tonight's graduation ceremony will take place outside at the WAHS stadium. The ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

Grand Pastry Buffet Includes Student Competition

June 4, 2014

Baking and pastry arts students at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently furnished a lavish “Grand Pastry Buffet” for the college’s scholarship donors and recipients, showcasing two years of education. more»

A Summer of Service

June 3, 2014

Bucknell Public Interest Program interns help organizations around the country, and the world.

WASD Students Participate in Global 'Virtual Choir'

Neveah Williams, a fifth grader at Curtin Intermediate School, and Kayleigh Early, a seventh grader at Williamsport Area Middle School, will have their voices heard around the world as participants in this year's global effort, The Virtual Choir.

WASD Students Participate in Global 'Virtual Choir'

June 2, 2014

Neveah Williams, a fifth grader at Curtin Intermediate School, and Kayleigh Early, a seventh grader at Williamsport Area Middle School, will have their voices heard around the world as participants in this year's global effort, The Virtual Choir.

United States Service Academies to Hold Session

Representatives from our United States Service Academies will be visiting our school from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 7, at the WAHS auditorium. These academies include West Point, Merchant Marines, Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Come learn about the exciting opportunities offered by our U.S. more»

United States Service Academies to Hold Session

June 2, 2014

Representatives from our United States Service Academies will be visiting our school from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. this Saturday, June 7, at the WAHS auditorium. These academies include West Point, Merchant Marines, Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Coast Guard. Come learn about the exciting opportunities offered by our U.S. more»

Universal Breakfast to be Discontinued Next Year

In order to reduce future losses in the district's food service program, we have decided to discontinue the Universal Breakfast Program, beginning with the 2014-15 school year. The district will continue to offer a breakfast program, but those students who do not qualify for free or reduced lunches will need to pay $1.00 for breakfast beginning next year. more»

Universal Breakfast to be Discontinued Next Year

June 2, 2014

In order to reduce future losses in the district's food service program, we have decided to discontinue the Universal Breakfast Program, beginning with the 2014-15 school year. The district will continue to offer a breakfast program, but those students who do not qualify for free or reduced lunches will need to pay $1.00 for breakfast beginning next year. more»

Stevens Students Present Their Digital Stories

Using iPad technology, first-grade students in Marcy Garrison and Amber Perry's first-grade classrooms at Stevens Primary School worked to create and present a digital book retelling of their favorite Treasures Reading Program story on Friday, May 30.

Stevens Students Present Their Digital Stories

June 2, 2014

Using iPad technology, first-grade students in Marcy Garrison and Amber Perry's first-grade classrooms at Stevens Primary School worked to create and present a digital book retelling of their favorite Treasures Reading Program story on Friday, May 30.

WAHS Students Earn CompTIA Network+ Certification

Williamsport Area High School students Colin Fausnaught, Travis Snook and Josh Morrison earned the Computing Technology Industry's (CompTIA) Network+ certification. The students earned the certification after taking the Network+ exam, which covers "network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. more»

WAHS Students Earn CompTIA Network+ Certification

June 2, 2014

Williamsport Area High School students Colin Fausnaught, Travis Snook and Josh Morrison earned the Computing Technology Industry's (CompTIA) Network+ certification. The students earned the certification after taking the Network+ exam, which covers "network technologies, installation and configuration, media and topologies, management, and security. more»

Sustainability Committee partners with Food Recovery Network

June 2, 2014

In an effort to fight food waste and to help those in need, the Lycoming College Sustainability Committee has teamed up with the Food Recovery Network (FRN) to save surplus food in the college’s dining hall and donate it to the local American Rescue Workers’ (ARW) shelter. more»

Sustainability Committee partners with Food Recovery Network

June 2, 2014

In an effort to fight food waste and to help those in need, the Lycoming College Sustainability Committee has teamed up with the Food Recovery Network (FRN) to save surplus food in the college’s dining hall and donate it to the local American Rescue Workers’ (ARW) shelter. more»

Drama, Special Needs Students Hold Performance

Pairing up the drama department students with special needs students, the production of "I Like Myself" hit the stage on May 30 at the high school, led by Mrs. Marie Fox. "I Like Myself" speaks to the happiness one can find with who they are, no matter what. Along with poem, students also sang "One Small Voice."

Drama, Special Needs Students Hold Performance

May 30, 2014

Pairing up the drama department students with special needs students, the production of "I Like Myself" hit the stage on May 30 at the high school, led by Mrs. Marie Fox. "I Like Myself" speaks to the happiness one can find with who they are, no matter what. Along with poem, students also sang "One Small Voice."

WAHS Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast Held

WAHS students involved in the Community Based Vocational Training Program were recognized on May 30 during a breakfast ceremony at the Holiday Inn. Throughout the year, these students were placed at job locations throughout the community to the learn the significance and discipline of working as they move on into the world beyond high school.

WAHS Community Partners Appreciation Breakfast Held

May 30, 2014

WAHS students involved in the Community Based Vocational Training Program were recognized on May 30 during a breakfast ceremony at the Holiday Inn. Throughout the year, these students were placed at job locations throughout the community to the learn the significance and discipline of working as they move on into the world beyond high school.

Title 1 Kicks Off Summer Reading

More than 100 people turned out for the May 29 Title 1 Summer Reading Kickoff event at the James V. Brown Library! Students and families were able to learn about this year's program and the services and activities the library will be offering this summer. In addition, students were offered giveaway books and free refreshments, courtesy of the Title 1 department.

Title 1 Kicks Off Summer Reading

May 30, 2014

More than 100 people turned out for the May 29 Title 1 Summer Reading Kickoff event at the James V. Brown Library! Students and families were able to learn about this year's program and the services and activities the library will be offering this summer. In addition, students were offered giveaway books and free refreshments, courtesy of the Title 1 department.

Exhibit Dramatically Delineates Artist’s Despondency, Rebirth

May 30, 2014

“Before and After,” demarcating an artistic vision altered by the prism of despair, officially opened Thursday in The Gallery at Penn College. The free exhibit features the work of Ned Martin − work that is physically and figuratively separated by the stark stylistic shift that followed the death of Martin’s wife, Renee. Hours for the […]

Bucknell Branches Out

May 29, 2014

The University adds three new Bucknell-in study abroad options.

Gifted Department Holds Annual Showcase

The district's Gifted Department held its annual Open House on Thursday, May 28, at Cochran Primary School. Students showcased their skills and knowledge in a number of subjects through a multitude of displays and exhibits. Thanks to all who came out, and great job to our students who participated!

Gifted Department Holds Annual Showcase

May 29, 2014

The district's Gifted Department held its annual Open House on Thursday, May 28, at Cochran Primary School. Students showcased their skills and knowledge in a number of subjects through a multitude of displays and exhibits. Thanks to all who came out, and great job to our students who participated!

'Poptastik!' Concert Finishes Year with Capstone Performance

The Williamsport Area High Music Department held its culminating all-district concert, "Poptastik," on May 28 at the high school auditorium. The concert featured performances of Michael Jackson's "Thriller"; "Let's Go," from the movie"Frozen"; and Pharrell Williams' "Happy." Great job to all involved!

'Poptastik!' Concert Finishes Year with Capstone Performance

May 29, 2014

The Williamsport Area High Music Department held its culminating all-district concert, "Poptastik," on May 28 at the high school auditorium. The concert featured performances of Michael Jackson's "Thriller"; "Let's Go," from the movie"Frozen"; and Pharrell Williams' "Happy." Great job to all involved!

1987 – A Touch of the Poet

May 28, 2014

Wednesday morning’s death of poet/novelist Maya Angelou brought to mind her March 1987 appearance at the Klump Academic Center Auditorium, where a capacity crowd gathered as part of Williamsport Area Community College’s Women’s Series. more»

AP European History Becomes a 'Class from the Past'

Once again, students in Marilouise Mazzante's AP European History class took a ride in the time capsule. Last week, they convened in a forum of past leaders and figures to discuss the issues confronting the world today. As students personified these figures they were able to assess the true character of how these personalities would have responded to today's issues.

AP European History Becomes a 'Class from the Past'

May 28, 2014

Once again, students in Marilouise Mazzante's AP European History class took a ride in the time capsule. Last week, they convened in a forum of past leaders and figures to discuss the issues confronting the world today. As students personified these figures they were able to assess the true character of how these personalities would have responded to today's issues.

Cool to be Nice

May 27, 2014

Recent Bucknell grad Austin Kevitch designed an app to brighten people's day.

Career & Technical Education Students Tour Lycoming Engines

Thanks to State Rep. Rick Mirabito, Career and Technical Education students from WAHS were given the opportunity to tour Lycoming Engines. The students were able to get an inside look at the operations that take place at the facility.

Career & Technical Education Students Tour Lycoming Engines

May 27, 2014

Thanks to State Rep. Rick Mirabito, Career and Technical Education students from WAHS were given the opportunity to tour Lycoming Engines. The students were able to get an inside look at the operations that take place at the facility.

Stevens Primary Holds Mini-THON, Raises $834.10

Between its Family Fun Night/Mini-THON held on May 15 and Student Council gift sales, Stevens Primary School raised $834.10 for The Four Diamonds Fund, which helps assists children being treated for cancer at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

Stevens Primary Holds Mini-THON, Raises $834.10

May 23, 2014

Between its Family Fun Night/Mini-THON held on May 15 and Student Council gift sales, Stevens Primary School raised $834.10 for The Four Diamonds Fund, which helps assists children being treated for cancer at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.

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