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FALL 2020 SPORTS SIGN UPS

If your child will be in Grades 7-12 during the 2020-21 school year and is interested in participating in a Fall Sport, please have them go to the link below and complete the information
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INFORMATION ON FIFTH DISEASE

Fifth disease is a mild rash illness caused by parvovirus B19. This disease, also
called erythema infectiosum, got its name because it was fifth in a list of historical classifications of common skin rash illnesses in children. It is more common in children than adults.
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NOVEMBER IS WINDBER NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON AWARD MONTH

Every school day in November will be a celebration of our accomplishments. All staff and students (K/4 to 12) are asked to participate in the theme for the day or to wear their Rambler attire! Theme days are listed on the district calendar and attached to this page. Stay tuned for more information and see pictures of our daily events on Windber Area School District's Facebook page!
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US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RECOGNIZES WAHS BLUE RIBBON AWARD

WAHS received a letter of recognition from the US Department of Education congratulating us on our Blue Ribbon Schools Award in the Exemplary High Performing School category.

Stay tuned for more information about this prestigious award and WASD plans to celebrate this honor!

Windber Elementary School was named a Blue Ribbon School in 2012.
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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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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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