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EMMA YORK COMPLETES ORIENTEERING COURSE AT CAMP HAMILTON

As a result of the efforts of graduating WAHS Senior, Emma York, we now have fully developed Orienteering course in place and available for use at the Camp Hamilton Educational Center. Emma presented and fully developed the plan for the course and then worked diligently over the course of the last year to make it a reality. She completed the project as her Gold Award for Girl Scouts.
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MS MVP STUDENTS 5/31/19

Congratulations to the following MS Students for being named MVP Students:
This week's recipients who have been caught being KIND!!

This week’s MVPS!!!!
Our MVPs for the week were announced this morning and recognized by high school sophomores Riley Page and Eryn Marsh! Congratulations to Braydon Wojcik and Raymond Stockley for being nominated for their kindness towards others!
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FINAL ADOPTION OF 2019-20 BUDGET

THE BOARD of Directors of the Windber Area School District hereby gives notice that it intends to take final action on adoption of its final budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year at a meeting at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in the Board Room of the Windber Area Middle School/High School, 2301 Graham Avenue, Windber, Pa 15963.
The proposed final budget is available for public inspection during normal working hours in the office of the Superintendent of Schools at the Middle School/High School Building, 2301 Graham Avenue, Windber.

Susan Layton
Secretary
Board of Directors
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WASD RANKS AS TOP SOMERSET COUNTY SCHOOL IN PITTSBURGH BUSINESS TIMES

For the 15th year, the Pittsburgh Business Times is releasing its annual school rankings.

The Pittsburgh Business Times announced the ranking of the state's public school districts in the state, based on three years of standardized test scores. There are 493 districts in the state that are included in the overall ranking.

We are proud to announce that Windber Area School District is ranked 94th in the state, jumping up one spot from our ranking of 95th in 2018. The top 5 schools in Somerset/Cambria County are:

77th Richland

94th Windber

123rd Rockwood

126th Conemaugh Township

131st Somerset

A very big THANK YOU to our staff and students for the continued dedication and hard work that it takes to earn this ranking!
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2ND GRADER PRESENTS RESOLUTION AT STATE CAPITOL

Tyler Plunkard and his sister Taylor and mom Misty were special guests of Senator Stefano and Senator Wayne Langerholc at the capitol in Harrisburg. They took a resolution to the floor requesting that May be designated as National NF (Neurofibromatosis) Awareness Month. They were able to hang out with the senators and Representative Carl Metzger. They were so excited to be there and got a true behind the scenes tour of the capitol!
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Junior High Track Runs Well at Invitational - Boys Take Third

By Garrett Page

On Monday, May 6th, the Junior High Track Team attended the Saint Francis Invitational meet. The boys had a stunning performance getting 3rd place overall out of a total of 24 teams that attended, with a total of 64 points, by qualifiers that contributed to the scores in all different events. Eighth-grader Blake Klosky set a new Junior High school record in the Discus throw.

The top placers for Windber Junior High Boys’ and Girls’ are listed below:
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ASHLEY BUBENKO - ROTC CADET FOR A DAY

Ashley Bubenko attended the ROTC Cadet for a Day Program at Shippensburg University on Thursday, April 25th. She took a campus tour and met with instructors and cadets. She received hands-on experience with military equipment and vehicles at a Military Career Fair. Cadets performed a simulated tactical demonstration using helicopters and armored vehicles.
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