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WAMS Earns PA Don Eichhorn Schools to Watch Designation
Powder Puff Football
Tradition Raises Funds for Community Families
Donaldson Hosts PTA Fall into Reading Night
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Sponsors Hat Day for Children's Hospital
McKee Elementary Celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Wilson Teachers Get Into the Halloween Spirit
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
West Allegheny School District is pleased to release the 2018-2019 School Calendar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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By The Numbers
for Nine Consecutive Years
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
of Students K-12
have Access to Creativity, Innovation and Design Programming
U.S. Schools Selected
for the Prestigious Advanced Placement Capstone Diploma Program
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
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
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