District News

Spartan Sprouts
2022-2023 Spartan Sprouts
05/02/2022
Do you have a student entering Kindergarten in Wyomissing in the fall of 2022? Then this is for you! Join us at Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center for a free program for incoming Kindergarten students on Wednesday, May 25th or Thursday, August 4th from 4:30-6:00 pm!
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Grade 7 - Outstanding Team Spirit Award
Grade 7 - Outstanding Team Spirit Award
04/27/2022
Our 7th-grade “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” team won the Outstanding Team Spirit award in this year’s competition.
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Wyomissing Area Grows Girls Wrestling Program
03/14/2022
As female wrestling continues to grow in popularity across the country, the girls wrestling program at Wyomissing Area is growing too. Currently, a group of female athletes participates on the traditionally “boys” team, but with changes occurring county-wide, Wyomissing Area hopes to create its very own female wrestling team in the near future. Throughout the county, there are four sanctioned female teams which include: Governor Mifflin, Exeter, Brandywine Heights, and Berks Catholic.
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Wyomissing Area Participates in an Hour of Code
03/07/2022
Students at the Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center and West Reading Elementary Center participated in this year’s Hour of Code activity. “Hour of Code” is a worldwide event aimed at promoting participation in the field of computer science.
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Wyomissing Area Spartans Partner with Pen Pals in Israel
03/01/2022
Fifth-grade teacher Mrs. Nancy Boyer collaborates with other social studies teachers around the world as a member of a virtual social studies professional learning community.
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Field Trip to Philadelphia
01/30/2022
AP United States History students took a trip to Philadelphia last month to enhance their learning and create a positive learning environment. Students did a walking tour of the city and visited the Liberty Bell building, Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, 1st B.U.S., 2nd B.U.S., Christ Church, the Constitution Center, and the Eastern State Penitentiary.
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Manufacturing
What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?
01/22/2022
The Jr./Sr. High School is excited to announce “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” (WSCM) is returning as an opportunity for our Spartans this year.
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WREC Participates in "Adopt a Class" Program
01/14/2022
Students in Mrs. Kozuch’s sixth-grade class have been provided with a new opportunity with the West Reading Police Department.
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Grade 4 Celebrates Baby Chicks!
01/12/2022
Our fourth-grade Spartans participated in the 4-H Embryology Program once again through Penn State University.
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Wyomissing Area Introduces New Instructional Coaches and Specialists
01/11/2022
Wyomissing Area School District is excited to implement new roles in our school buildings this year: instructional coaches and specialists. We are pleased to announce four instructional coaches along with two instructional specialists.
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WHEC Bus Love Day (Guest Author Josephine Richter, Grade 4)
01/10/2022
The celebration is called WHEC Bus Love Day and it took place on Friday, October 15th. We celebrated by giving our bus drivers stoplight cookies and homemade cards from students.
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The Jr./Sr. High School Self-Care Room
The Jr./Sr. High School Self-Care Room
01/06/2022
At the Jr./Sr. High School counselors are hoping to help reduce students’ stress with the new Self-Care Center.
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Red Ribbon Week at WREC
Red Ribbon Week at WREC
01/05/2022
Students at the West Reading Elementary Center participated in Red Ribbon Week: a weeklong celebration about making healthy choices and what that looks like for our fifth and sixth grade students.
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Career Day at the Jr./Sr. High School
Career Day at the Jr./Sr. High School
01/04/2022
The different pathways available for students for life after high school can often be overwhelming. Entering the workforce, attending a trade school or a 4-year institution, or enlisting in the military are all possible options for Wyomissing Area students post-graduation, but how do they know which path is right for them? The Wyomissing Area faculty and staff, along with a team of dedicated volunteers and community partners, work to alleviate this anxiety by coordinating Career Day giving students the chance to learn more about and explore the possible paths available.
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Fall Sports Accolades
Fall Sports Accolades
01/03/2022
Congratulations to our Fall Athletes for earning accolades for their sports.
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Special Spartan Accomplishment
Special Spartan Accomplishment: 2021 Pennsylvania High School PE Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Jodi Reardon
01/01/2022
In March, Spartan Physical Education teacher Mrs. Jodi Reardon was recognized for her hard work and dedication at the local level representing physical education teachers in Lancaster, Lebanon, and Berks Counties as the regional 2021 High School PE Teacher of the Year. In November, Mrs. Reardon’s impact as a teacher was recognized state-wide when she earned recognition as the Pennsylvania High School PE Teacher of the Year. This is a huge accomplishment for Mrs. Reardon and shines a light on the great things our Physical Education Department does for our Spartan students.
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Faculty and Staff Professional Learning
Wyomissing Area Faculty and Staff Professional Learning
11/21/2021
While students enjoyed a day off on Monday, October 11th, the Wyomissing Area faculty and staff were hard at work for a teacher in-service day full of professional learning opportunities. Students enjoy this day to sleep in, catch up on work, and connect with friends; however, for teachers and administrators this is time to complete some behind the scenes work and continue to improve their practice.
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WAEF
WAEF Classroom Wishes Fund
11/19/2021
Please reach out to WAEF’s Executive Director, Molly McCullough Murrill, if you have ideas for grants that will provide enrichment for our students. WAEF’s website, www.wyoarea-foundation.org, is where you can find grant applications and is a great source of information about what WAEF does with and for the district.
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JSHS Students Partner with WHEC Library
Jr./Sr. High School Students Partner with WHEC Library
11/17/2021
After 24 years of teaching Mrs. Andrea Boerger transitioned this year to the Librarian role at the Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center. Time in the library is a special and important part of the school day for our students at WHEC, and Mrs. Boerger identified a way to partner with the Jr./Sr. High School to ensure that our younger Spartans have unique opportunities while getting the support they need during library time.
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New Reading Mural
Wyomissing Area Students Contribute to Reading's New Mural
11/15/2021
A new Hope Blossoms mural has sprouted on Franklin Street in Reading. October 21 marked the official dedication of the mural which resembles persons experiencing mental health challenges as well as those who have been affected by or contemplated suicide.
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Aevidum Celebrates National Mental Health Awareness Week
11/12/2021
In October, the Aevidum Club at the Jr./Sr. High School held its first Aevidum Week which paralleled National Mental Health Awareness Week.
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Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
WREC Recognizes Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month
11/10/2021
September is recognized as Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month which is represented through the color gold. Throughout the entire month, students at the West Reading Elementary Center were challenged to wear gold or white to show their support.
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Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center Teddy Bear Picnic
Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center Teddy Bear Picnic
11/07/2021
On Friday, October 8th, first graders at Wyomissing Hills had their annual Teddy Bear Picnic.
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Wyomissing Area Spartans End the Streak
11/05/2021
The Wyomissing Area Spartans football team has had a fantastic season right from the start but knew they faced a big challenge in their game against the Southern Columbia Tigers in early October. The Tigers have won four consecutive State Championships and entered the game in the middle of a 65-game winning streak, the longest active streak in the nation.
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Special Spartan Accomplishment: National Merit Semi-Finalists
11/03/2021
Every Fall, high school juniors at Wyomissing Area and nearly four million students nationwide take the PSAT (Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test), as a practice testing experience in preparation for taking the SAT. Students taking the exam are automatically placed in the running for the National Merit Scholarship which is both an academic honor and college scholarship.
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Meet the Authors
Meet the Authors
11/01/2021
As the Wyomissing Area School District continues to develop the Internship Program, we are fortunate to have talented students work with our Communications team to develop the articles you read in each edition of The Spartan Scoop.
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WAEF
Wyomissing Area Education Foundation
10/30/2021
Welcome back to school! Wyomissing Area Education Foundation (WAEF) is looking forward to a new school year that brings chances to enhance educational opportunities for the Wyomissing Area School District.
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ROTC Program
Wyomissing Area Spartans Participate in ROTC Program
10/29/2021
Taking advantage of community ties and building relationships between schools, Wyomissing Area is fortunate to partner with Wilson School District to provide Wyomissing Area students the opportunity to participate in the JROTC program at Wilson High School.
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Morgan Corp
The Jr./Sr. High School Continues Partnership with Morgan Corporation
10/28/2021
Students in their senior year at Wyomissing Area and Wilson High School have the opportunity to participate in a welding internship program at Morgan Corporation in Morgantown, PA. Morgan Corporation is a national company that supplies truck bodies all across the United States.
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Hope Squad
Introducing the Wyomissing Area Hope Squad
10/27/2021
This year, the Wyomissing Area School District is excited to develop a Hope Squad. The mission of the Hope Squad is to reduce youth suicide through education, training, and peer intervention.
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Science Research Institute
Wyomissing Area Participates in Science Research Institute
10/26/2021
The Wyomissing Area School District prides itself on the ways our staff and students get involved in our community and our partnership with the Science Research Institute (SRI) at Albright College is continuing to create new opportunities for staff and students alike.
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WHEC Reads
WHEC Reads!
10/25/2021
WHEC has kicked off the 2021-2022 school year in a wonderful way. Mrs. DeRenzo welcomed our community of readers back to WHEC with passion and determination.
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Olivet
West Reading Elementary Center Partners with Olivet Boys’ and Girls’ Club
10/24/2021
Starting in late September of this year, the West Reading Elementary Center has partnered with the Olivet Boys’ and Girls’ Club to establish an Olivet after-school program at the WREC building. The program will begin serving students in grades five and six but will eventually open to students in grades three through seven.
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Opening Day 2021 at the Wyomissing Area School District
10/21/2021
Opening day of the 2021-2022 school year marked the first time since 2019 that our entire district faculty was able to safely gather together in person and prepare for the arrival of our students and the beginning of a new school year.
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Wyomissing Area Administration Participates in Service Learning Opportunity
10/20/2021
This summer, members of the Wyomissing Area School District’s administrative team partnered with New Journey Community Outreach to pack and distribute food to those in need. Along with the 150 bags of lunch that were packed during this event, a clothing drive was also provided for community members.
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Calendar Change!
Calendar Change!
10/07/2020
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 30TH is now a REGULAR SCHOOL DAY. Wednesday, October 28th is now K-12 Early Dismissal for students and ACT 80 day (professional development) for teachers. Please note this important calendar change.
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SAT 9-26-20 & 10-3-20
SAT 9/26/20 & 10/3/20 INFORMATION FOR REGISTERED STUDENTS
09/24/2020
Currently, the September 26, 2020 and October 3, 2020 SAT's scheduled to be held at Wyomissing Area High School will proceed as planned. If circumstances change that require the cancellation of the test, the closure will be posted on the Wyomissing Area School District website and the College Board website. Since conditions continue to change quickly during the pandemic, it is recommended that students/ parents check frequently for test center updates.
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SAT 8-29-2020
SAT 8/29/20 INFORMATION FOR REGISTERED STUDENTS
08/25/2020
Currently, the August 29, 2020 SAT scheduled to be held at Wyomissing Area High School will proceed as planned. If circumstances change that require the cancellation of the test, the closure will be posted on the Wyomissing Area School District website and the College Board website. Since conditions continue to change quickly during the pandemic, it is recommended that students/ parents check frequently for test center updates.
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School Board Meeting Notice
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All Sports Banquet
2020 All Sports Banquet
06/08/2020
The 2020 All Sports Banquet video recording is available below. Enjoy!
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Public Notice - June 2020 Meetings
Public Notice - June 2020 Meetings
06/05/2020
In compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s order, the upcoming May 2020, School Board Meetings will be conducted virtually using Zoom.
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Public Notice - May 2020 Meetings
05/06/2020
In compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s order, the upcoming May 2020, School Board Meetings will be conducted virtually using Zoom.
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School Board Meetings
Public Notice - April 2020 Meetings
04/17/2020
In compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s order, the upcoming April 2020, School Board Meetings will be conducted virtually using Zoom.
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Public Notice - School Board Meeting - March 23, 2020
03/20/2020
In compliance with Governor Tom Wolf’s order, the upcoming March 23, 2020, School Board Business Meeting will be conducted virtually using Zoom at 6:00 pm.
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Student Breakfast, Lunch, and Educational Resources
03/17/2020
Per the recent school closures due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), free school breakfast and lunch will be made available to all students of the Wyomissing Area School District, starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Meals will be made available Monday through Friday during school closures (no meals on weekends). Grab and Go meals will be offered at each school between 11 am and 12:30 pm.
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2020 Pennsylvania School Climate Survey
2020 Pennsylvania School Climate Survey
03/02/2020
The Wyomissing Area School District will be participating in the Department of Education of 2020 Pennsylvania School Climate Survey. We will asking for participation from students, employees, and parents/guardians.
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Nationally Recognized Spartans
Nationally Recognized Spartans
01/20/2020
Students who achieve top scores on the PSAT/NMSQT standardized tests in their junior year have the opportunity to receive recognition from the National Merit Scholarship Program.
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Scripps National Spelling Bee
Special Spartan Accomplishment: Scripps National Spelling Bee
01/20/2020
Earlier this year, freshman Benjamin Zobian represented Wyomissing Area at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, DC for the second year in a row.
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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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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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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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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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All Sports Awards Committee - Fund Raising Event
04/06/2019
Join us on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019. 4:00pm - 9:32pm, for 2019 All Sports Awards Committee - Fund Raising Event at Yogo Crazy.
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WHEC Early Dismissal October 11
WHEC Early Dismissal October 11
10/11/2018
We are experiencing additional issues with our water service this morning. Based on these issues we cannot hold classes at Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center for a full day.
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Message for WHEC Families
10/11/2018
Last night we learned that there was issues with water service in the area around Wyomissing Hills. We are pleased to share that Wyomissing Hills Elementary School has water service and will operate on a regular schedule today. The school’s water is not approved to drink currently so we will have bottled water available for students and staff.
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WHEC Water Advisory Update 10-12-2018
WHEC Water Advisory Update 10-12-2018
10/11/2018
Water service has returned and WHEC will operate on a regular schedule on October 12, 2018.  The boil water advisory remains in effect so students and staff will have access to bottled water to drink.  Students may also bring bottled water or  a small thermos of water to school as well.
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2019-2022 Comp Plan
2019-2022 Comprehensive Plan Draft Available
10/10/2018
We are excited to announce the availability of the of the Wyomissing Area School District 2019-2022 Comprehensive Plan Draft.
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Spartan Challenge
Taking on the Spartan Challenge
07/07/2018
With a clear blue sky as the backdrop, this year’s athletes proudly displayed their school’s banner as they made their way down the track at Flannery Field to open the 2018 Spartan Challenge.
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Students Spread Messages of Encouragement
Students Spread Messages of Encouragement
06/22/2018
When walking around Berks County, if you look carefully, you just might find a rock colorfully painted with whimsical pictures or with inspirational words carefully hiding in plain view. It is likely that the painter was a student in the Wyomissing Area School District, and that written on the back of the rock will be either “Berks County Rocks” or “The Kindness Rocks Project.”
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