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Wilmington Area School District News
Baccalaureate and Commencement
Baccalaureate will be held on June 2nd at 7 PM at Orr Auditorium on the Westminster College campus.
Commencement will be held on June 3rd at 7 PM at Orr Auditorium


Notice: This year's commencement will be recorded and streamed live for everyone who can not otherwise attend. To view the live stream, go to: http://www.thecube.com/cube/wasd
 
2016-2017 Proposed Final Budget

On May 12, the Board of School Directors held a public meeting regarding the status of the 2016-2017 budget.  Please click below for the presentation slides that were reviewed at the beginning of the meeting. The final 2016-2017 budget is expected to be voted on by the Board of School Directors at the June 20 Board meeting.  This meeting will be held in the high school library at 7:00 PM. All are welcome to attend. Click below to view the 2016-2017 proposed final budget.

May 12th Budget Presentation

2016-2017 Proposed Final Budget
 
WASD State Legislators and Advocacy Opportunities

Please find contact information for WASD's state representatives and senators. Additional information may be posted here in an effort to provide parents and community members information regarding public education advocacy opportunities.  Stay tuned for more information.   WASD State Legislators contact information

 
Important Dates to Remember
The following are some important dates to remember.  Our snow make-up day will be on Friday, April 29.  School will be in session on this day.  School will be closed on Monday, May 2; Friday, May 27 and Monday, May 30.  There will be half days for students on Friday, May 13 and Friday, May 20.  Additionally, this month's Coffee Klatch will be rescheduled to May 6. 
Technology News and Information for WASD Parents
Click here to read the letter concerning student access to the District wireless network and a District email account. 
Westminster College to present free arts workshops for college-bound students

Westminster College invites college-bound high school students to the Arts at Westminster College, a free workshop demonstrating and celebrating the arts at Westminster College on Friday, July 15. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. at the McKelvey Campus Center.

Students may choose to participate in one of three concurrent workshop sessions from 1:15 p.m. until 3:30 p.m....

 
Westminster College to host first annual STEM academy camp
Registration is now open for Westminster College’s first annual STEM Academy, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day from June 27 – 30. This year, the camp is open to the first 30 students entering grades nine and ten. Registrations following will be added to the waitlist....   
Changes in Volunteer Requirements
Act 153 amended the Child Protective Services Act.  The following requirements are now in effect not only for the Wilmington Area School District, but the entire state. 
2015-2016 Coffee Klatch Invitation
Dr. Michelle Miller invites the Wilmington Area School District community members to share in conversation over coffee.   
Wilmington addresses PA Core Standards
On April 14, Dr. Miller provided information to the Board of School Directors and community information regarding Wilmington's approach to the PA Core Standards.  Click on the following link to view the presentation.
PA Core Presentation  
 
Board of School Directors Update
The Wilmington Area Board of School Directors has been discussing strategies to become more effective and efficient in their governance role in the District.  
Enrollment Information
Enrollment information is now available on the website.  Click on the Information tab to complete enrollment forms.  Contact Mrs. Carolyn Huff at (724) 656-8866 ext. 6000... 
Transportation
Eppinger Busing (724-530-7176) transports students in Washington Twp., Plain Grove Twp., Volant Borough and the eastern portion of Wilmington Twp. - Lawrence county. Watson's Inc. (724-946-8555) transports students in Pulaski Twp., Wilmington Twp. - Lawrence and...  
Westminster College Dual Enrollment Program
Westminster College offers the opportunity for high school students to pursue courses of study at Westminster College while still enrolled in high school. Students must have a 3.00 cumulative high school average to enroll, and they must maintain a 2.70 Westminster College average. College courses may be taken for academic enrichment and not as substitution for high school courses. Courses must be approved... 
The Dallas Hartman Dual Enrollment Educational Scholarship
Attorney Dallas Hartman developed and funded this program after experiencing firsthand the enrichment that education brings to ones life. This dual enrollment scholarship program is the first of its kind in Mercer and Lawrence Counties. To be considered for a scholarship, applicants must have the equivalent of a 3.00 GPA and must (1) be referred by a local high... 
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