Our campus has completed its lock-down drill (outside threat) this morning. We thank all everyone involved for their cooperation!
The Junior High Football game will be at 4:00 today. Hope to see you there! Go Hounds!
Save the date! Our Día de Muertos Festival is back! It will take place on Saturday, November 3rd from 4 - 7 p.m. in the Market Street Garage (Fresh Marketplace) behind Mugsie's Coffee House. For more information about this holiday and how our New Wilmington festival got started, check out our article about the event in Live NW here: http://www.livenewwilmington.com/diademuertosfestival/
Help support the Elementary PTO by purchasing some school spirit clothing! Click here for the flyer and order form: http://5il.co/58c0
Our school campus (K-12) will be practicing a lockdown drill sometime during the week of October 15th. We will review the drill procedures with the students beforehand. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your student's Principal @ 724-656-8866
🏈 Can't make it to tonight's game or homecoming celebration? Watch it LIVE, on our Facebook page. (https://goo.gl/8RvZ3t ) The Hounds take on the Braves. Pre-game @ 6:30! Go Hounds! 🏈
Bus 61 is running 10-15 minutes behind schedule.
Bus 73 will be running late due to road closure. Change in previous information from the project manager wasn’t communicated with the district.
Oct. 1-5 - bridge closure on State Route 208 in Pulaski Twp. (Rolling Hills Golf Course). HS/MS students riding bus 73 will be picked up approximately 10 minutes earlier until the bridge reopens. Estimating the elementary run will be 10 minutes earlier also.
Bridge on State Route 208 in New Wilmington by Dutch Isle is tentatively scheduled to open on Friday, Sept. 28th. Bridge on State Route 208 in Pulaski by Rolling Hills Golf Course tentatively scheduled to close Oct 1-5.
The Budget & Finance Committee meeting has changed to Monday, October 8th @ 5:30 (Previously Oct. 15th)
State Route 208 closed by Agway ball fields due to downed power lines. Traffic must detour.
Reminder: There is no school for students this Friday, Sept. 28.
TIME CHANGE! Kick-off for our v.Football game at Conneaut has been changed to 8PM today!
Great night for Greyhound football. 40-0 in 2nd Q
13-0 Hounds Tonight is Salute to Service. Welcome veterans and first responders!
Can't make the game tonight? Watch it LIVE now! on our Facebook page. GO HOUNDS!
Parents of Elementary Students: You can now monitor bus departure times. Go to: https://goo.gl/TgxE8w to see when your student's bus departed Wilmington Elem.
Come join us this evening at Greyhound Stadium for the “Salute to Service Game.” Tonight we will honor our Veterans!
Safety is our top priority and we welcome our new security officer, Paul Fitzgerald, to the team! Read about our team's extensive backgrounds on our safety & security page. https://bit.ly/2Qnj6PY
Picture day is tomorrow for all high school and middle school students!
Reminder: Thursday is Middle School Picture Day.
Middle and High School open house will be held on Wednesday, Sept 12th. Open house will be from 5-6:30.
Financial Aid Night is tomorrow night in the high school cafeteria 6:00-7:00 for any interested juniors and seniors.
Hounds winning 40-13 at half.
Middle School and High School Open House is Wednesday, September 12, from 5:00–6:30 pm.
The book fair in the middle school will run from Sept 10th-14th. It will also be open during open house.
Junior high football game has been changed to Thursday 5:00 at Mercer.
Reminder: 5th grade swim lessons begin Tuesday.
Dear Parents/Guardians, Thank you for your patience with the start of the new school year. The bus company, administration, and staff have been working to insure that all buses are running on time and all students are returning home as quickly as possible. Thank you for your understanding and concerns. Please report road closures or change in address to your student’s school building.
Good morning students! Today is day #1. Welcome Back!
We want your help! Please contribute photos of school events... which may be selected to be part of the 18-19 WAHS yearbook! Download the "HJ eShare" app, tag the photo with our school, and provide details surrounding the photo! Go Hounds!
Elementary arrival time for students is 8:45. The tardy bell is 9:05. Car riders will start to dismiss to their vehicles at 3:30. Buses will dismiss at 3:45.
Bus schedules have been mailed. Carefully review the pick-up/drop-off information on the Student Details Report. E-mail email@example.com with any corrections.
Chromebook distribution 4:30-7:30 in the cafeteria. High School is Wednesday, Middle School is Thursday. Insurance is $25 per student.
Ninth grade orientation will be held in the cafeteria this Tuesday at 3:00 pm
The varsity football scrimmage start time has been changed to 2:00 Saturday afternoon.
Homeroom assignment lists are posted on the front door of each building.
Junior High Football Mini Camp will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday next week. 9 to 12
Academic tutoring will be offered to elementary students. It will be from 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Contact the elementary secretary to register your child. Parents are required to transport.
Because of "Meet the Hounds Night", Chromebook pickup for High School has been rescheduled for the 23rd. MS is still on the 22nd.
If your child was absent the last day of school their report card can be picked up at the elementary office.
Today is the first day of junior high football summer conditioning! Begins at 9:00.
Slight change of plans for the live broadcast. It will be on YouTube LIVE . Watch here: https://youtu.be/YGFp215WNvg
Remember commencement will be streamed live this evening.
$ 1 , 3 4 4 , 5 6 0 . 0 0 That's the value of scholarships and grants earned by our graduating seniors. AMAZING! Congrats Class of 2018!
Last day of school is Monday! All grades will be on a half-day schedule.
Commencement for the Class of 2018 will be held tomorrow (Friday) @ 7PM in Orr Auditorium (Westminster College).
This is a reminder that chromebooks will be collected for grades 6 and 8 tomorrow. Grade 7 will be on Friday.
This is a reminder that Chromebooks will be collected tomorrow for grades 5, 9, 10, and 11. Don't forget your charger and case! https://bit.ly/2IQEVY6
Commencement for the Class of 2018 is Friday! If you know anyone who can not attend (ex: out-of-state relatives), they can watch the live broadcast! It will be streamed live on the school's Facebook page! (You do not need a FB account!) Further details will be posted on Friday.
This is a quick reminder that school is in session this Friday, the 25th. We are making up a snow-day.
Third grade field trip to Jennings today!
Middle and High School Band-A-Rama will be Thursday, 5/17.
5th and 6th grade track and field will be held tomorrow, 5/15. If canceled due to weather, it will be pushed back until Wednesday, 5/16.
Come see STEAM creations by all grades of Wilmington Elementary. From May 14-June 1. At Foster Art Gallery located on the campus of Westminister College. The reception will be May 18th from 4:30-6:30.
The Board meeting on May 14th will include a 18/19 Budget Presentation & Workshop. Meeting starts at normal time (7PM).
Congratulations to our students who attended the National Academic Game Competition. Lexie McCurdy, Luke Coker, Caiden Odey, Logan Popovich and Nat Bersett had tough competition against some of the best players in the US, but they proudly and successfully represented our school. Logan Popovich made it to playoffs and was awarded the third place individual bronze thinker in Middle Division Equations. Luke Coker earned a medal for placing 5th overall in Elementary Theme, Mythology and Nat Bersett had the 7th highest score out of 240 students in Middle Division Propaganda. Our students' hard work definitely paid off and they did an awesome job at the National Academic Game Competition in Knoxville, TN.
The third grade field trip to Jennings Environmental Education Center will be May 15.
Lawrence County Brass Band will be performing at Wilmington Elementary today at 2:00! Students in grades k-4 will attend the concert.
Hello Wilmington Sports Fans. Please take note that parking for ALL Wilmington High School athletic events should be on Wilmington Area School District property. Please do NOT use the Victory Christian Center (across from the baseball field) for parking. Again, please do NOT use the church lot for parking. Thank you and see you on the fields!
Congratulations Maya Jeckavitch for being awarded the Ben Carson Scholarship for outstanding academic achievements and humanitarianism. Maya, her parents, and Mr. Nugent went to Heinz Field for the awards banquet this past Saturday hosted by Ben Carson. Maya was nominated by her fourth grade teacher Mr. Nugent and Wilmington Elementary principal Mr. Kwiat. Maya will recieve a $1,000 scholarship for college for her accomplishments. Great Job Maya!
Click the link to checkout what Mr. Cassano’s Physics Class has been up to!! (Rube Goldberg Machines) https://youtu.be/oBaoV6265mk
Thanks to all for your flexibility with yesterday's Rte 208 closure and the impact on our afternoon bus routes.
PSSA's will begin April 10th for grades 5-8. ELA PSSA's will be April 10th through the 12th. Math PSSA's will be April 17th through the 18th.
JV and Varsity baseball will play at Greenville today. This is a change of location.
Follow-up Regarding Route 208 Closure: All buses are in route but may be delayed as they detour around the 208 closure.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE! Route 208 is closed between New Wilmington Boro and Volant. The District will hold students who live on route 208 and will contact you with additional information as it becomes available.
Kindergarten screening is April 5th and 6th in the elementary lobby. We are looking forward to meeting our new hounds!
The school safety town hall meeting originally scheduled for March 21st, has been rescheduled for April 11th . All are welcome to attend.
Reminder classes will resume on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Wishing everyone a happy, relaxing, and safe Spring Break!
The WASD Conservation Club Game Dinner will be held tonight at 6:00 in the High School Cafe.
The WASD Security Town Hall meeting scheduled for tonight @ 6:30 has been cancelled.
WASD has cancelled classes & all activities for today, Wednesday, March 21st.
The elementary art show time will be extended. The art show will be from 4:30-6:30 this Thursday.
Congrats to the high school band on the outstanding performance at Westminster College. The band received a Superior rating.
The Wilmington Elementary Art Show will be March 22nd. Doors open at 4:30. The show ends at 6:00. All parents, students, and family are welcome!
On Wednesday, March 14, a student-led walk-out that honors the victims of the Parkland shooting will occur. In cooperation with the senior class President, the walk-out is scheduled to take place in the HS gymnasium in its entirety for a duration of 17 minutes. Students may or may not participate in this action. Those attending this event will not face disciplinary consequences.
WASD to host public meeting regarding security on Wednesday, March 21st @ 6:30PM in the HS Cafeteria.
The Wilmington Area School District is seeking a Director of Buildings and Grounds who will serve as the chief maintenance and grounds officer for the school district. More info: http://5il.co/2xf4
Twelve HS students are touring Edinboro University today with Mrs. Powell.
Parents/Guardians: Have you reviewed the Electronic Communications page recently? It details several methods WASD communicates with you and the community. http://www.wasd.school/parent-guardian-communications
Inspired by a book of poetry, "The Best Part of Me" by Wendy Ewald, all students in grades 5 through 8 chose their best part and described why. This school-wide project allowed students to think of themselves in a positive light, boosting self-confidence. We teamed with the high school SWAT Team, who took the photos for the students. The middle school hallways are lined with almost 400 things that make students at Wilmington Area Middle School special! View the full gallery here: https://photos.app.goo.gl/ONVBDxVOdETbtrKC3
The boys basketball team will continue its season in the first round of the state playoffs at St. Mary's High School in Saint Mary's PA on Saturday, March 10th at 5:30 against Coudersport. Adult tickets are $6.00 and Student tickets are $3.00. Tickets will be on sale in the high school office through Friday.
Wilmington Schools adopt new entry procedures to safeguard students, staff, and visitors. Click here for an important message from the Superintendent: http://www.wasd.school/article/41642
Current School Calendar has been revised to compensate for lost snow-days. Make-up days will be 4/2 and 5/25. New Calendar Here: http://5il.co/2vrt
February 27th is the third grade wax museum. The morning show will be from 11:00-12:00. The afternoon show will be from 1:50-2:50. Parents and family are welcome!
The monthly Buildings, Grounds, & Security Committee meeting has been rescheduled to 2PM today (previously Noon).
Parents/Guardians and Community Members: Please read this special announcement from Dr. Matty. Click here: http://5il.co/2ux5
Basketball Playoffs- ALL tickets- regardless of age- will now be $5.
Boys basketball play-off game Friday at 6PM at Cathedral Prep Event Center in Erie. Go Hounds!
Donkey basketball is Thursday night. Come out and support our FFA program.
Attention Kindergarten Families! Thursday - 2/22/18 at WAES 4:30 – 6:00 pm. Join us for a fun evening of learning activities. Gifts, prizes and refreshments!
This is a reminder that school will be in session on Monday, Feb. 19th.
Although we are hosting the boys basketball playoff game tomorrow evening (Friday, February 16th), there will not be any complimentary tickets, nor will the family pass work. This is a playoff game and is under the guidelines of the PIAA. Tickets will remain standard price of Adults $5.00, Students $2.00, and senior Citizens $2.00. Everyone must pay to get in.
Good luck to the bocce team at today's meet.
Come cheer on our Interscholastic Unified Sports Bocce Team this Thursday as they take on the Hickory Hornets. The match begins around 2:30 in the high school gym. This is our last home match. The community is welcome.
Kindergarten Registration - April 5 & 6. Call Mrs. Hauger @ (724) 656-8866 x 3000 to request an enrollment packet and schedule an appointment.
Did you know WASD hosts a Minecraft Server? Its a safe place for only K12 students to play. Learn more: https://goo.gl/KZG3rA
Due to weather conditions, the WASD has cancelled classes on Wednesday, February 7.
Flu season is in full swing! Check out this helpful guide for parents regarding the flu: http://5il.co/2rf9
Due to weather conditions the WASD will be operating on a 2-hr. delay on Tuesday, Feb. 6.
Congrats Region Chorus Qualifiers: Tanner Smith - 1st chair (Tenor 2) Richard Orlowski - 2nd chair (Bass 1) Nathan Twigg - 2nd chair (Bass 2) Turner Glisson - 3rd chair (Tenor 2
Come cheer on our Interscholastic Bocce Team today after school in the high school gym where they will take on the Grove City Eagles!! The match will begin around 3:30 PM. The match is open to the community.
Information and sign-up for Jan. 27th ski trip for high school students is available in HS office. Deadline to sign up is Jan 23rd.
Due to weather conditions, the WASD will be operating on a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
Due to weather conditions the WASD will be operating on a 2-hr delay on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Due to weather conditions, the district will have a half day early dismissal, tomorrow, Friday, January 12,2018. Elem. dismissal is @ 11:00 am & HS/MS @ 11:11 am.
Due to weather conditions the District will be operating on a 2-hour delay on Monday, January 8.
Just to clarify: The boys basketball team was scheduled to play @ West Middlesex on Friday, January 5th. These games have been postponed to Saturday January 6th at 6/7:30. The boys basketball team was scheduled to play Mohawk on Saturday, January 6th- the Mohawk games have been cancelled to allow the region play with West Middlesex.
The boys' basketball game with Mohawk is cancelled for Friday, Jan. 5. They will play at West Middlesex on Saturday. JV will play @ 6:00 p.m., Varsity @ 7:00 p.m.
WASD has cancelled school on Friday, January 5. Teachers have assigned work for students to do. This work is NOT homework, and will be discussed by their teachers on Monday.
Students with Chromebooks are reminded not to expose their devices to sub-zero temperatures. Doing so may cause damage and will be considered negligence.
New year, New you! Study more, finish homework, get better grades, aspire to greatness!
Due to weather conditions, the district will be operating on a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, Jan. 3.
School Calendar Change! School will be in session on Feb. 19th (Make-up day for Dec. 8th)
"...and Mom & Dad can hardly wait for school to start again!" The Faculty & Staff of WASD wishes everyone a happy and safe holiday break! See you next year!
Congrats to the winners of the Middle School holiday door decorating contest! View them all here: https://goo.gl/84Fn2c
Due to weather conditions the district will be operating on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, December 14.
Wilmington Area Middle School's "Got Talent" Show will be held on Friday, December 22 at 8:15 AM in the High School Auditorium. Parents/Guardians and extended family are welcome!
Reminder that the elementary 3rd grade concert will begin at 6.30pm in the HS auditorium.
Tomorrow, the Greyhounds will be competing for the State Championship. We encourage the entire community to support our team in Hershey! The game is at 1PM. The Greyhound Band can't attend, so we need a huge and LOUD crowd! Be there, Be LOUD, Be Proud!
Football championship game shirts will be on sale at the elementary school tomorrow. T-shirts are $12.
State Game clothing on sale outside HS café Tuesday-Thursday 11:30-1:00. Additional designs will be available each day. Please enter through the gymnasium entrance. Community is welcome.
State Championship tix on sale in HS office until 4 PM Wednesday. $8 Adults $4 Students Fan bus may be reserved in the District Office- Cost is $40.
Fan bus to Hershey. Tickets $40/person. Game ticket not included. Contact Mrs. Irwin at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline Thursday @ 10 am.
School Cancelled - Friday, Dec. 8th. Makeup date TBD. Go Hounds!
Greyhounds defeat Washington 49 to 42! GO HOUNDS! Next stop: Hershey!
The Greyhounds take on Washington tonight for the State Semi Final! Come out and support the team! 7PM @ SRU. Be LOUD! Be PROUD! Go Hounds!
The Greyhounds will play Washington Friday at 7PM at Slippery Rock University. Come out and cheer on the football team!
Greyhounds D10 Champions 31-13
Watch our Veteran's Day Assembly LIVE on Facebook @ 12:30! Let's honor those who served! https://goo.gl/3UvLdb #veteransday #westminsterpa
Join us in honoring our Veterans and members of our Armed Forces tomorrow @ 12:30. https://www.facebook.com/wilmingtonsd/
Bus 50 will be approximately 15 minutes late today, Thursday, November 2nd.
On October 20, Wilmington Area invited a budding disabilities awareness advocate to speak to our staff. Ms. Emily Gallatly, accompanied by her service animal, Romily, spoke on her experiences to provide teachers insight and perspective into what it is like to be an individual with a handicapping condition. Ms. Gallatly also spoke on legal and ethical obligations of public institutions that allow all individuals equity in access. Ms. Gallatly is a First Year student at Westminster College, majoring in Neuroscience with aspirations to attend law school and become a disabilities rights/awareness lawyer.
Bus 63 will be running late today, Friday, October 20th.
Wilmington Greyhounds VS Hickory Hornets. 7PM @ Greyhound Stadium. Cant make it? Watch it LIVE http://thecube.com/e/754020 @HSD_Athletics
No School on Monday, October 9. Half day on Friday, October 20.
WASD early dismissal 09/29/2017. Elementary will dismiss at 11:05 a.m. MS/HS will dismiss at 11:11 a.m.
The Greyhounds take on the Mercer Mustangs tonight @ Wilmington! Can't make it? Watch the live stream: http://thecube.com/e/749399
Utility power issues have been resolved.
Our campus is experiencing utility power issues. Our main telephone # may not be available. Classes continue.
WAHS Cheerleaders will host a Cheer Clinic on 9/23. Learn to Cheer like the "Big Girls" do! Click here for more info: http://5il.co/1udy
School Day #1! All students report to class. WELCOME BACK!
Attention Parents/Guardians of WAES students: New arrival & dismissal times & procedures for Elementary School for 2017-2018. Click the following link for details: http://5il.co/1rkf
Participation in the 1:1 program is mandatory for all students in 5 - 12. Students/Parents have two options: Option A) Enroll in the District's 1:1 program, pay a small insurance fee, and receive a District owned Chromebook Laptop. Option B) Opt-out and provide a personally owned laptop and accept the responsibility and caveats of doing so. COMPLETION OF THE 1:1 AGREEMENT IS REQUIRED for both options. For more information, go to: http://www.wasd.school/1-1-program
Wilmington Area Elementary School orientation for new students and students transitioning from Pulaski on Thursday August 24 starting at 6:00pm
1:1 roll-out starts today for grades 6, 7, & 8. It will take 10-20 minutes and can be done anytime between 5:30 and 8:30 in the Cafeteria
Meet the Hounds Night - Sunday, August 20, 2017 @ 6:00 p.m. at the stadium. Free admission.
Mandatory practices for fall sports begin Monday August 14th. Please be sure to have your physical forms with you! If you still need to get a physical, any "urgent" or "express" care facility accepts walk-ins for physicals with a cost of about $35.
Get the official App of WASD on Android and iOS today! Search for Wilmington School District in the app store. #Apptegy
Meet the Band Night is tonight @ 7:30! Be There! #freeadmission @greyhoundband
New HS+MS school hours for the 2017/18 school year! Start time: 8:05AM, End time: 3:15PM (new times are pending School Board approval)
Parents/Guardians of K-4 students, please click the following link for info regarding school hours, pick-up & drop-off instructions, and lunch times. http://5il.co/1krq
This is a reminder that there are new immunization requirements for attendance in PA schools. Immunizations are required prior the first day of school. Go here for more information: http://5il.co/1jgw
Get the official App of WASD on Android and iOS! Get news, events, announcements, alerts, and more! Search for it in the app store! Go Hounds!