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WAMS Earns PA Don Eichhorn Schools to Watch Designation
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Powder Puff FootballTradition Raises Funds for Community Families
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Donaldson Hosts PTA Fall into Reading Night
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WAMS Student Government Sponsors Hat Day for Children's Hospital
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McKee Elementary Celebrates Red Ribbon Week
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Wilson Teachers Get Into the Halloween Spirit
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Congratulations!Seniors Tim Tan, Michael Bagnell, Lucia Bruschi, Megan Ye and Anden Acitelli receive National Merit Scholarship commendations.
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2018-2019 School Calendar Released

2018-2019 School Calendar Released

West Allegheny School District is pleased to release the 2018-2019 School Calendar.
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WAMS Earns Don Eichhorn Schools to Watch Designation

WAMS Earns Don Eichhorn Schools to Watch Designation

West Allegheny School District is elated to announce that the West Allegheny Middle School has earned the distinguished PA Don Eichhorn Schools:  Schools to Watch designation, a recognition program developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. 
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Winners of Anti-bullying Poster Contest Recognized

Winners of Anti-bullying Poster Contest Recognized

The incredible talent and creativity of our students was evident in the artwork submitted for our anti-bullying poster contest sponsored by the Safe and Supportive Schools Committee. The following winners were recognized at the November school board meeting:  Brian Curry, WAMS; Sarah Twiss, McKee; Isabella Trapuzzano, Wilson; and Aashrith Nalluri, Donaldson. Thank you to all who submitted entries.
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District Releases Student Academic Outcomes Report

District Releases Student Academic Outcomes Report

West Allegheny School District is proud to release our first annual Student Academic Outcomes Report, which is to serve as a comprehensive, District-wide report card.   We encourage parents to review the Student Outcomes Report to learn more about the academic progress and success of the District.  
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Preschool Registration Announced

Preschool Registration Announced

Preschool registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be conducted via lottery system. Parents should submit their child’s name, birth date, parent contact information and class preference (3 or 4, AM or PM) either by mail, email, phone, or in person by the deadline date of Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  The actual lottery will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 11am in the high school cafeteria.
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Stand Together Launched at the High School

Stand Together Launched at the High School

West Allegheny High School launches Stand Together, a new peer driven committee with the goal of raising awareness surrounding Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders while reducing the stigma that exists in society. Coordinated by the Allegheny County Department of Behavioral Health, Stand Together teaches students to ‘stand together’ to increase education and awareness, increase social inclusion, and encourage adolescents to talk to an adult if they are concerned about someone's mental health.
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Navigating Skyward Gradebook and Learning Center

Navigating Skyward Gradebook and Learning Center

The District recently hosted a Parent Information Session on how to navigate the new student information system's Gradebook and Learning Center as we continue our focus on parent engagement.  If you were unable to attend, please "Read more" to view the presentation.
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Tax Increases
for Nine Consecutive Years
#1
Rank in US and Pennsylvania
for Percent Increase in Advanced Placement Qualifying Scores for 2016
14 : 1
Student to Teacher Ratio
with an Average Class Size of 23
100%
of Students K-12
have Access to Creativity, Innovation and Design Programming
20
Advanced Placement
Courses Offered
1 of
Only 650
U.S. Schools Selected
for the Prestigious Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma Program
#154
out of 497
Best Schools in Pennsylvania
according to the Niche Ratings
60 AP Scholars
recognized by the
College Board for Outstanding Achievement on AP Exams
100%
Student Pass Rate
on Career and Industry Certifications with 120 students enrolled in Career and Technical Education Programs
88 Varsity Section Titles
21 WPIAL Titles
2 State Titles since 2000