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Gov. Wolf with STEM Students Preliminary Conceptual Rendering of new High School Wolfpack Drama Club STEM Regional Champions Handshake Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment GAR’s Malachai Williams fights off a tackle attempt by Meyers’ Najese Hood. (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyers Long Jump Coughlin's Vincent Todd Buckner and White Jake Cole, Coughlin High School (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) Ms. Unice Crusader Football Experiment at CHS Gov. Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre Area School District GAR Field Day STEM students with Gov. Wolf
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Alex Boris Wilkes-Barre Area students win Fine Arts Fiesta Poster Contest
      The 2019 Fine Arts Fiesta Poster Contest was recently held, garnering 134 entries from area schools including Meyers High School, Coughlin High School, Crestwood High School, Hanover Area High School, Greater Nanticoke Area High School, Wilkes-Barre Area Creative and Performing Arts Academy, GAR Memorial High School, West Side CTC, and Wyoming Valley West High School. 
      Coughlin High School Senior Alex Boris submitted the poster drawing that was selected by the Fiesta Board of Directors to represent Fiesta 2019.  First place — Alex Boris, Senior, Coughlin High School.  Second place — Julia Poncavage, ninth grade, Wilkes-Barre Area-CAPAA ( Creative and Performing Arts Academy), Third place — Paige Collins, ninth grade, Wilkes Barre Area-CAPAA (Creative and Performing Arts Academy). Read the full article from The Times Leader. 
 
Winning Poster Mateo Cruz wins 1st Place in Statewide Dental Contest
Mateo Cruz, a Solomon-Plains Elementary third grader, won 1st place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association Contest.  The contest took place during the National Children’s Dental Health Month.  Mateo’s artwork was chosen from more than 120 entries from third grade students across the entire state of Pennsylvania.  For his great effort, Mateo received a check for $500 and a custom framing of his poster.  In addition, his teacher, Mrs. Dlugosh, received $250 to use for her classroom.  Mr. Flynn accepted a $250 check awarded to Solomon-Plains Elementary.  A school assembly was held in Mateo’s honor during which Dr. Brian Miller, a local orthodontist, presented Mateo with his award.  Mateo will have a feature article in the next issue of the Pennsylvania Dental Journal.   
WBASD Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is proud to announce the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the new high school will take place on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:00 AM. The Ceremony will be held at the site of the new high school on Wolfpack Way located off of Main Street in Plains, Pennsylvania.  
Mural Painting to promote the prevention of child abuse
Over 100 Wilkes-Barre Area elementary and secondary students that put brushes to canvas to promote the prevention of child abuse and neglect by taking part in the Painting for Prevention Mural Project, Monday at Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre. The mural depicted positive childhood and family experiences. Check out the article from The Citizens' Voice.  
Johnson Congrats to G.A.R.'s Will Johnson
Congratulations to the Boys Basketball all-stars named in the Citizens' Voice. Will Johnson from G.A.R. was named as one of these players. Check out the full article from The Citizens' Voice 
CHS Cheerleaders donate uniforms to school in need
Starting next school year, three high schools will combine sports programs to form the Wilkes-Barre Area Wolfpack.

But the legacy of the Coughlin High School cheerleaders will live on.

The coaches decided to share their Crusader pride by supporting another C.H.S. squad. Check out the broadcast from PAHomePage. 
 
Federal Programs Logo Title I Parent Resource Newsletter- April 2019
Check out this edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
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WBASD Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Superintendent, 730 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0375, 570-826-7111. Click here to read the Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedure.