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2024 John Travers Award
05/14/2024
Congratulations to Molly Zimmerman for being named the 2024 John Travers Award winner.
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Music in the Parks Adjudication Festival
05/14/2024
Congratulations to the West Perry High School Music Department on their performance at the Music in the Parks adjudication festival.
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Atlantic Coast Championships
05/07/2024
Congratulations to the West Perry High School Winterguard and Jazz Ensemble who participated in the 2024 Tournament Indoor Association "Weekend in Wildwood" Atlantic Coast Championships this past weekend.
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John Travers Award Finalist
04/29/2024
Congratulations to Molly Zimmerman for being named a finalist for the John Travers Award.
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West Perry FFA Members Help to Inform Elementary Students and Families about Poison Prevention Procedures
04/16/2024
West Perry FFA members traveled to the 1st-grade classes of each West Perry School District’s Elementary schools to give their annual Poison Prevention Presentations.
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West Perry School District Title IIA and Title IV Needs Assessment
04/11/2024
We need your help in gathering input regarding our district's use of annual Title IIA and Title IV federal grant funding.
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WP Elementary PTOs Partner for an Evening of Fun!
04/08/2024
West Perry Elementary PTOs are bringing our schools and community closer together by offering a family fun experience at West Perry Middle/High School.
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All-State Chorus Festival
03/13/2024
Congratulations to Quinn Lightner who has advanced to the Pennsylvania Music Educators' Association All-State Chorus Festival!
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2024-25 School Calendar
03/13/2024
At the March 11, 2023 Board Meeting, the School Board Approved the 2024-2025 School year Academic Calendar.
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School Board Vacancy
03/12/2024
The Board of School Directors of the West Perry School District is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on the Board due to a recent resignation.
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BizTown Welcome
JA BizTown
03/04/2024
West Perry Middle School 6th graders traveled to JA BizTown last week to finalize important social studies classroom learning.
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Award Winners
Weightlifting Competition
03/04/2024
West Perry held an “in-house” weightlifting competition on Friday, March 1st, from 3-5:00.
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Show Poster
The SpongeBob Musical
02/07/2024
Tickets are $10 each and available at the door or at https://our.show/wtpbatsm24
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Prevent Suicide PA PSA Contest
02/01/2024
Jalyssa Zellers, on behalf of the West Perry High School Aevidum group, designed a poster and 60 second video for the PSA contest sponsored by Prevent Suicide PA.
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West Perry FFA members who attended the Winter Career Development Events.
FFA Career Development Event
01/04/2024
On December 12, 2023, 39 West Perry FFA members attended the Cumberland, Perry, and Dauphin Winter Career Development Events, which were held at the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg.
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REAL Life program
12/22/2023
West Perry High School is proud to host the REAL Life program on Friday, March 8 for all 11th graders.
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January Mustang Parent, Community, and School Partnership Meetings
12/21/2023
On January 17th, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Cumberland Perry MH.IDD will be presenting a free screening of My Ascension, followed by a panel discussion related to suicide prevention.
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Newly Elected Board Members
Five Newly Elected Board Members Sworn In
12/05/2023
At the December 4th Reorganization Board Meeting, five newly elected board members were sworn in for a four-year term.
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National Convention Attendees
West Perry FFA Members Attend the 96th Annual National FFA Convention
11/17/2023
From October 31 through November 4, five West Perry FFA members traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 96th annual National FFA Convention.
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Mrs. Jean Rice
West Perry School District Pays Tribute to Jean Rice for 34 Years of Exemplary Service
11/15/2023
West Perry School District proudly acknowledges and expresses heartfelt gratitude to Jean Rice for her remarkable 34 years of dedicated service as a School Board member.
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National Champions
Mustang Marching Band Wins the USBands Group 1 Open Class National Championship
11/06/2023
Congratulations to the West Perry High School "Mustang" Marching Band who won the USBands Group 1 Open Class National Championship
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Juicing Tomatoes
High School Family Consumer Science Tomato Unit
10/20/2023
The High School Family Consumer Science classes completed a tomato unit.
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Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS)
10/20/2023
The West Perry Middle School and High School will be administering the PAYS survey in November.
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Halifax Marching Band Competition
10/10/2023
West Perry High School "Mustang" Marching Band on their first-place finish at the Halifax USBands Competition.
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Christian Eby, a sportswriter for The Sentinel
Local Reporter Visits Journalism Class
10/06/2023
On Oct. 5, Christian Eby, a sportswriter for The Sentinel (Carlisle, Pa.) visited Mr. Whitfield’s Journalism classes.
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West Perry FFA members who competed at the 2023 All-American Dairy Management Contest
West Perry High School FFA Teams Take 1st & 2nd Place
10/03/2023
On September 18, 2023, the All-American Dairy Management Contest was held at the Farm Show Complex.
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National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
10/02/2023
October was first declared as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month in 2011. Since then, it’s been a time to promote prevention efforts and the help available in our community.
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Mr. James Hamilton
New Board Member
09/18/2023
At the September 11th School Board Meeting, Mr. James (Jay) Hamilton was sworn in as a new School Board Member. Mr. Hamilton replaces Mrs. Denise Bidwell and will serve the residents of Region III.
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Grandparents' Day
Carroll Elementary Grandparents’ Day Event
09/18/2023
On Friday, September 15th, Carroll Elementary School once again celebrated Grandparents Day with their "Goodies with Grandparents Event."
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Safe2Say Something
09/08/2023
S2SS is a life-saving and changing school safety program that teaches students, educators, and administrators how: (1) to recognize the signs and signals of individuals who may be at risk of hurting themselves or others and (2) to anonymously report this information through the S2SS app, website, or 24/7 Crisis Center Hotline.
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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
09/08/2023
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
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Honored Students
Student Awards
08/16/2023
At the August 14th school board meeting, Mr. Kasian, High School Principal, presented awards to several students.
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Pre-K Counts Grant Application Approved
08/14/2023
The district’s 2023-24 Pre-K Counts grant application was approved by the State.
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National FFA Agriscience Fair Finalists
08/08/2023
Sadie Innerst and Lila Kretzing of the West Perry FFA chapter have been named national finalists
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School Board Vacancy
06/06/2023
The Board of School Directors of the West Perry School District is seeking applications to fill a vacancy on the Board due to a recent resignation.
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Underclassmen Awards
06/02/2023
On May 31, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students gained recognition at the annual Underclassmen Awards assembly.
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Proposed Final 2023-24 General Fund Budget Posted for Public Review
05/23/2023
The School Board, on Monday, May 22nd, approved a Proposed Final General Fund Budget for the 2023-24 school year.
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Music in the Parks Adjudication Festival
05/15/2023
On Friday, May 12th, 2023, the West Perry High School Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and Mixed Chorus participated in the Music in the Parks Adjudication Festival at Lower Dauphin High School, Central Dauphin East High School, and Central Dauphin Middle School.
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ACES Conference
Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success (ACES) Conference
04/28/2023
On the Weekend of February 18th, 2023, 28 West Perry FFA members attended the Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success (ACES) conference held in Harrisburg.
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Stress Awareness Month
April is Stress Awareness Month
04/03/2023
Since April is Stress Awareness Month, it’s a good time to evaluate your current stress level.
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District Teacher Discusses Her Experiences with Future Teachers
03/22/2023
Mrs. Chronister, a West Perry High School Social Studies Teacher, was recently a panelist for a seminar at Messiah University.
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22-23 WRESTLING TEAM
22-23 WRESTLING SEASON
03/17/2023
The West Perry wrestling team had a significant 22-23 season.
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Self-Harm Awareness Month
03/03/2023
March is Self-Harm Awareness Month. If someone has been intentionally hurting themselves, the real hurt is inside.
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Student Selected for Prestigious District and State Jazz Ensembles
02/16/2023
Nikita Milliken, a senior at West Perry High School, was selected for prestigious District and State Jazz Ensembles.
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Tickets on Sale for Footloose
02/13/2023
West Perry High School students will be presenting Footloose.
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NHS Chuck-A-Duck
02/10/2023
West Perry High School's National Honor Society (NHS), in conjunction with the Susquenita NHS members, hosted Chuck-A-Duck.
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WPHS Students Speak Up to Help Out
02/08/2023
West Perry High School’s chapter of Aevidum recently submitted a sixty-second video and a poster to Prevent Suicide PA’s Youth PSA Contest.
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National School Counseling Week 2023
National School Counseling Week
02/08/2023
National School Counseling Week 2023 (Feb. 6-10), sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), highlights the essential contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and the tremendous impact they have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career.
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FFA Attends Farm Show
01/23/2023
On January 9th, 2023, 41 West Perry FFA members attended the 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show and Pennsylvania FFA Association Mid-Winter Convention.
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Agricultural Grants Announced
01/10/2023
On Monday at the PA Farm Show, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced $1.5 million in awards to schools and ag education programs.
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West Perry FFA Attends National FFA Convention
01/09/2023
On October 25-30th, eight West Perry FFA members traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the 95th annual National FFA Convention.
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West Perry Appoints Jeffrey A. Kuhns as Next Superintendent
12/13/2022
Jeffrey A. Kuhns has officially been appointed as the next superintendent of the West Perry School District.
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National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
National Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
12/09/2022
With the holidays upon us, there are many reasons to be joyful. It's a time for sharing, laughter, giving back, and creating memories with family and friends. The holidays, however, can also be stressful.
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West Perry Families Eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program
12/07/2022
West Perry School District Families are eligible for this program because the district participates in the National School Lunch Community Eligibility Provision.
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Land Judging Winners
West Perry Student Wins the County Land Judging Competition
11/10/2022
Each fall, students from all four school districts in the county gather to compete in the annual Land Judging Competition.
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The "Mustang" Marching Band finished in 4th place in USBands National Championships
11/07/2022
On Saturday, November 5th, 2022, the West Perry "Mustang" Marching Band competed in the USBands Class 1A National Championship at historic J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, PA.
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WPMS Student Assistance Team Sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events
11/01/2022
The WPMS Student Assistance Team sponsored a host of events for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October.
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Tickets on Sale for Fall Play
10/30/2022
Purchase your tickets now for West Perry's fall play.
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State Champs
Mustang Marching Band Wins State Championship
10/23/2022
West Perry High School "Mustang" Marching Band won the USBands Group 1A Pennsylvania State Marching Band Championship.
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West Perry High School Students Earn 1st Place at a Multi-State Competition
10/21/2022
On September 19, 2022, nine West Perry FFA members attended the All American Dairy Management Contest at the farm show complex.
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New Carroll Elementary Principal
10/17/2022
At the October 17th School Board Meeting, Mr. Daniel J. Emanuelson was hired as the new principal at Carroll Elementary.
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All West Perry Students Get Free Breakfast and Lunch
10/05/2022
West Perry School District children will now get free breakfasts and lunches regardless of their ability to pay. Any student enrolled in a West Perry school is entitled to one healthy breakfast and lunch daily.
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Joe Wilt
National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist
09/27/2022
Congratulations to Joe Wilt for being named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.
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Free Breakfast Program
09/22/2022
Starting on October 3rd, all students at West Perry will be eligible for a free breakfast at school for the rest of the school year.
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2022 Perry County Fair Stockman's Contest
09/22/2022
West Perry FFA members participated in the Perry County Fair last month from August 15th through August 20th, 2022.
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West Perry members attend the Washington Leadership Conference
National FFA Washington Leadership Conference
09/08/2022
Three West Perry FFA members attended the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference.
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Students Earn National Academic Honors
09/06/2022
Molly Zimmerman and Joseph Wilt received the National Rural and Small Town Award.
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Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athlete of the Week
08/29/2022
Senior Jonathan DiLissio was honored as the Friday Night Rivals Scholar Athlete of the Week.
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Mental Health is Health
Partnership With Care Solace
08/25/2022
West Perry School District has partnered with Care Solace.
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Welcome Back Letter
08/18/2022
Welcome Back Letter from Dr. Adamek
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Changes to Student Arrival or Dismissal Times
08/11/2022
Student arrival or dismissal times changing due to transportation needs.
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Feedback Wanted
08/10/2022
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West Perry School Board Appoints New Board Member
07/14/2022
On July 11th, the West Perry School Board appointed Mr. Richard Kitner to the board seat vacated by Mrs. Crystal Summers.
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