JSHS News

WYOAREA High School’s Mini-THON Exceeds
WYOAREA High School’s Mini-THON Exceeds Goal
03/19/2019
On March 2 and 3, Wyomissing Area Senior High School hosted its seventh annual Mini-THON. Based on the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, more commonly known as THON, the Wyomissing Area Mini-THON has raised more than $250,000 since it began. Proceeds are donated to Four Diamonds Fund, which fights against pediatric cancer.
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JSHS Students Participate in the “Souper Bowl"
JSHS Students Participate in the “Souper Bowl"
02/22/2019
This year, Wyomissing Area High School students used their art skills to help the community in collaboration with Opportunity House. Led by art teacher Laura Zamperini, students created ceramic bowls and donated them to Opportunity House for its annual Souper Bowl Fundraiser. Each person who attends the yearly event receives a donated bowl as well as a light meal of soup. Attendees also enjoy a silent auction. All funds earned benefit programs offered by Opportunity House.
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WAMA Sweet Sunday Showcase
WAMA Sweet Sunday Showcase
02/21/2019
More than 25 student performers took center stage during the Wyomissing Area Music Association’s (WAMA) Sweet Sunday Showcase. This coffee-house style venue featured performances by talented musicians from the Wyomissing Hills Elementary, West Reading Elementary, and the Junior Senior High School. Donations from the event will support the District’s K-12 Music Department.
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Students Bring Gaming App to Life
Students Bring Gaming App to Life
02/20/2019
Art students paint portraits. English students write biographies. And physics students calculate the distance and velocity of an angry bird in flight. This year students in Dr. Brian Liskey’s ninth-grade physics class used the popular gaming app, Angry Birds, to learn about forces in motion.
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Student Candidate for U.S. Presidential Scholars
Student Candidate for U.S. Presidential Scholars
02/19/2019
The District is proud to announce senior Emma Woerle has been selected as a candidate for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program!
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Community Art
JSHS Students Combine Art and Community
02/18/2019
The Wyomissing Area High School Public Arts Workshop has been encouraging students to use their artistic talents to help the community for more than a decade. This year the Public Arts Workshop continued the tradition by connecting with Habitat for Humanity, Opportunity House, and Neo-Pangea.
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Gizmos Support Learning in the Classroom
02/17/2019
Students at Wyomissing Area Junior Senior High School receive their own iPads for multimedia learning.
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Internship Program
JSHS Introduces New Internship Program
02/16/2019
This year, Wyomissing Area Junior Senior High School will implement a new student internship program, bridging the gap between school and college or career readiness.
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JSHS Places on College Board’s AP® Honor Roll
02/16/2019
Once again, the Wyomissing Area School District is being honored by the College Board with inclusion in its 9th Annual Advanced Placement® District Honor Roll. To be listed on the honor roll, Wyomissing Area School District had to increase the number of WASD students participating in Advanced Placement (AP) courses since 2016 while also increasing or maintaining the percentage of students earning AP Exam scores of 3 or higher.
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Students Learn Life Skills, One Snack at a Time
02/16/2019
Students in Mrs. Emily Emerson’s life-skills class begin each day with morning assignments. One of the most anticipated activities this year is the newly implemented Snack Attack, a mobile snack service operated entirely by students.
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Spelling Bee
Eighth-Grade Student Wins School Spelling Bee
02/16/2019
After correctly spelling “vacuousness,” eighth-grade student Katherine Kaufmann became the winner of the Wyomissing Area Junior Senior High School’s 2019 Spelling Bee. It was a hard-fought win, as Katherine went back and forth for multiple rounds with fellow eighth-grade student—and last year’s Spelling Bee winner—Benjamin Zobian.
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Internet Safety and Digital Responsibility
Internet Safety and Digital Responsibility
10/26/2018
For the last few years, Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School has kicked off each new year with an assembly on internet safety and digital responsibility.
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High School County Chorus
High School County Chorus
10/22/2018
Congratulations to fifteen Wyomissing Area High School students in grades 10, 11, and 12, who were chosen for the Music Educators of Berks County (MEBC) 2019 Senior High County Chorus. These students auditioned for only 25 positions in each voice part against hundreds of students from every public HS in the Berks County.
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Marshmallows and Spaghetti: Tools for Teaching
09/17/2018
During the first week of school, students in Mr. Alex Krick’s math classes at Wyomissing Area JSHS were greeted not with complex arithmetic problems, but with the marshmallow and spaghetti tower challenge.
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YWCA Tri-County Area Honors WYO Area Student
08/02/2018
The YWCA Tri-County Area honored 17 girls at its annual Tribute to Exceptional Girls at a brunch this past spring. Modeled after YWCA Tri-County Area’s long-running and successful Tribute to Exceptional Women, Tribute to Exceptional Girls honors the achievements and accomplishments of girls who have an impact on their peers, in their schools, and in their communities.
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