In its show of support for the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation's Return to Glory Capital Campaign, Larson Design Group announced today its commitment of $25,000 toward the effort.
Four Williamsport Area High School foreign exchange students were recognized by the WASD School Board on April 15. Following a reception with board members, the students were recognized during the meeting and were able to share their American experiences.
Congratulations to Williamsport resident, Mr. Arthur N. Thompson, who is a recipient of a Williamsport Area High School diploma through the Operation Recognition program. Mr. Thompson is a Vietnam era Navy veteran who left the high school school on March 9, 1960, and enlisted in the United States Navy on March 17, 1960.
About 45 gifted students in grades four to six from Curtin and Lycoming Valley intermediate schools visited the Pennsylvania College of Technology on April 14. The students explored the five senses in a series of stations in the morning, as well as learned about architecture in the afternoon.
The district held its Annual Art Awards Show for students in grades seven to 12 in the Baskin Gallery at the District Service Center on Friday, April 4. Apart from the usual display of student work, the event recognized the young artists with a number of awards, sponsored by local businesses and individuals.
Dr. Jean Feldman performed at Cochran Primary on Friday, April 4. Dr. Jean is a teacher, author and consultant. She inspires teachers and families with her engaging songs and creative activities. This was a free concert where all were invited to sing along with Dr. Jean and Cochran 's kindergarten students.
The NAMM Foundation recognized Williamsport Area School District for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) designation. The district joins 376 districts across the country that have received the prestigious distinction in 2014.
Over the last several months, Lycoming Valley Intermediate School students have been working to create a mural on the building's facade that will depict the area's heritage with the assistance of Jon Laidacker, an Artist-in-Residence from the Philadelphia area.
Sixteen Williamsport Area High School life skills students from Bonnie Williams and Deena Conklin's classes were recognized for their work as volunteers by Susquehanna Health this morning during an appreciation breakfast held at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
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.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation will award $9,427 to fund eight projects as part of its annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program. It also plans to award $2,999 for one Educator-in-Residence project and a literacy program by seeking funds from the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania through Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) donations.
7:00 PM Without a Cue - Blackbox
7:30 PM WAHS Bands Concert
7:30 PM WAHS Symphony Orchestra Concert