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Pennsylvania Youth Survey
Pennsylvania Youth Survey
10/10/2019
The WASD is excited to be participating in the Pennsylvania Youth Survey (“PAYS”) this fall. PAYS is a prevention-focused survey that is administered every other year to youth in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 throughout Pennsylvania.
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Wyomissing Area Welcomes New Teachers
Wyomissing Area Welcomes New Teachers
09/29/2019
This year, numerous new teachers joined the Wyomissing Area faculty as we said goodbye to retirees Nancylee Schlegel, Rose Sneeringer, Susan Derr, Sharon Luyben, and Mark Flannery. We will miss each of these teachers greatly, but are excited to welcome and get to know our new teachers!
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Melody’s Gift
WREC Spartan Accomplishment: Melody’s Gift
09/29/2019
After years of writing, illustrating, and revising, Dr. Corbett Babb, WREC Principal, and Mr. Michael Miller, WREC and JSHS art teacher, celebrated the publishing of their book Melody’s Gift on September 20. WAEF honored the pair at a book launch celebration for district staff, faculty members, and WAEF board members at the home of the Carlino family in Wyomissing. In addition to a night of fun and food, each attendant received a signed copy of the book.
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Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run
08/30/2019
Girls on the Run is a 10-week positive youth development program for girls in grades 3-8 that incorporate running. At the end of the program, participating girls run or walk in a 5K event.
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 Celebrating the Class of 2019
Celebrating the Class of 2019
07/07/2019
During Wyomissing Area Senior High’s 95th commencement ceremony, 150 graduates received their diplomas on Friday, June 7, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Student speakers included Valedictorian Joanna Helm, Salutatorian Benjamin Chen, President of the Class of 2019, Fanny Ortiz, Class Secretary, Grace Gleason, Class Treasurer, Mia Huber, and Class Vice President, Samantha Zechman.
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Senior Spotlight - Trevor Beane
Senior Spotlight - Trevor Beane
07/07/2019
Celebrating the Class of 2019 During Wyomissing Area Senior High’s 95th commencement ceremony, 150 graduates received their diplomas on Friday, June 7, at the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Student speakers included Valedictorian Joanna Helm, Salutatorian Benjamin Chen, President of the Class of 2019, Fanny Ortiz, Class Secretary, Grace Gleason, Class Treasurer, Mia Huber, and Class Vice President, Samantha Zechman. Joanne Helm addressed her peers, “Let us all remember to start each day with grateful hearts and let us go into this exciting new chapter with a voracious will to live.” Benjamin Chen shared, "This class has been one of the most passionate and caring in Wyomissing Area history. Passion is what I find best defines this group of individuals. Our deeper exploration in subjects outside what is taught in class allows us to find our true interests and go beyond." Grace Gleason recalled advice from her parents, "Remember who you are and what you represent." "The Class of 2019 will be remembered for its commitment, dedication, and excellence in academics, athletics, the arts and community service," said Dr. Corey Jones, principal. "It was truly a pleasure to have them and their families in our building and community." Senior Spotlight - Trevor Beane Trevor Beane will continue his education at the Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, majoring in Electrical Technology. He was inspired to pursue this education by the Berks Career & Technology Center. Trevor will also play football in college.
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