Partnership helps to fund classroom needs

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Williamsport Area High School teacher Larry Flint is one of five educators at the district who received a check from Subaru for classroom educational supplies.

Five teachers at Williamsport Area High School have been able to knock off a few items on their wish list this fall, thanks to Subaru and its partnership with

Nationally, the corporation and its 600 retailers, including Blaise Alexander Subaru, partnered with the educational nonprofit to buy school supplies and other classroom tools as part of its Subaru Loves Learning initiative.

This summer, WAHS teachers Larry Flint, Marie Fox, Dr. Andrea McDonough, Tanya Swink and Tara Yokitis each received $500 to support their classroom supply needs. Funds to enhance learning went toward a new rock and mineral lab that helps students learn about the composition of the ocean floor, cardio drumming supplies to support the unified arts (exceptional individuals) class, supplies for the mindful art classroom, a new document camera
and more astronomy lab equipment, among other educational items.

“We appreciate the generous support received from Blaise Alexander Subaru to our teachers to enhance their craft by sponsoring the Subaru Loves Learning initiative at WAHS,” said Head Principal Dr. Brandon Pardoe. “All five teachers who qualified are utilizing the funds to expand curricular supplies that will benefit student learning within courses that they teach.”