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Students Attend Honors Band Festival

December 3, 2018 | Posted in Music

Four students represented Wilmington Area School District at the PMEA District 5 Honors Band Festival at Westminster College on December 1st. They were selected to perform with the ensemble after auditioning against 230 top musicians in Lawrence, Mercer, Beaver, and …


Erika Hoover Attends National Golf Tourney

December 3, 2018 | Posted in Athletics

Congratulations to Erika Hoover. She recently competed in the Hurricane Junior PGA National Championship in Winter Haven, Florida. The event was held at the Orange County Country Club (par 72). She tied for 25th place out of 85 girls that …


Languages No Barrier for Wilmington Grad

June 13, 2018 | Posted in Language

[Original story by New Castle News] [Source: http://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/languages-no-barrier-for-wilmington-grad/article_295b5a68-6aa0-11e8-ac9c-0bace9390bfb.html] As a seventh-grader, Emily Herman decided to learn every language in the world. She and a neighbor mastered saying “hello” in 13 of them before realizing the impossibility of the goal. Although …


Choir Receives Highest Possible Ratings

May 14, 2018 | Posted in Music

We are very proud to announce the results of this year’s Music Performance Assessment adjudication festival at Westminster College: Wilmington Chorus, Grade Level IV Judge 1: Superior, Judge 2: Superior, Judge 3: Superior Final Rating: Superior (this is considered to …


Wilmington Students Attend English Festival

April 20, 2018 | Posted in English, Field Trips

Congratulations to all of the students who attended English Festival last week. The students made Wilmington proud at the English Festival’s 40 year Anniversary. Mia Taylor received a 3rd place award in a Limerick Poetry Writing Contest, Maddie King and …


High School Concert Band Achieves Highest Possible Rating

March 15, 2018 | Posted in Music

The Wilmington Area High School Concert Band has been rated “Superior” at the 2018 Music Performance Assessment Festival, a PMEA Adjudication Event. The students had been working for weeks to prepare 3 challenging pieces of music to perform for a …


“Locals claim high honors, ribbons at state farm show”

January 30, 2018 | Posted in FFA, In The News

WILMINGTON FFA The Demonstration team placed eighth, with its project called “Feed the Forest.” The members demonstrated how to make three different styles of deer feeders. The members were Ryan Swisher, Emily Withers, Henry Ochs and Carleigh Seeley. The school’s …