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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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The Coughlin/GAR/CAPAA Players Present: Once Upon a Mattress!!
February 28, March 1, March 2, March 3!!!
Click on title link above for more information! 
 
WBASD Now accepting applications!
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the following Head Coach Positions beginning Thursday, February 14, 2019 12:00 AM through Monday, February 25, 2019 4:00 PM. 
  • Senior High Athletic Director
  • Senior High Band Director 
  • Swimming 
  • Wrestling 
  • Girls Basketball
  • Boys Basketball
  • Girls Volleyball 

Visit the Human Resources page  and choose "Job Postings and Application Procedures" for information on how to apply.  

 
Performing Arts Creative And Performing Arts Academy Showcase rescheduled to March 13th at 7pm!
The rescheduled 1st Semester Performing and Visual Arts Showcase performance by the WBASD CAPPA  will take place, Wednesday, March 13, 2019,  at 7:00PM.
 
Lobby doors will open at 6:15PM for the Visual Art gallery viewing and the auditorium doors for general seating for the performance will open at 6:40PM. The show is free and open to the public.
 
Check out the January article regarding student preparation  from The Times Leader. 
 
Transportation: Danger Zones Safety Video
Student Transportation of America has partnered with School Bus Safety Company (SBSC) to bring greater attention to safety on and around the school bus through a series of student safety videos. In this video, how to prevent danger zone accdents with topics including instructions to students, safe pick-up and drop-off procedures, crossing the street, and why children enter danger zones are discussed. 
 
STEM STEM Parent Night
The WBASD STEM Academy students will host 2019 STEM Parent Night on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The evening will include an informational session for parents/guardians and their children.  STEM Night will give parents and students the opportunity to see first hand what the program is about through the eyes of current students.  Students currently enrolled in 8th Grade taking Algebra I and/or Advanced College Preparatory classes are eligible. Please confirm your attendance by Monday, February 25, 2019 using  this form.  
Cheer One Last Cheer at Coughlin High School
Students at Coughlin High School held their final pep rally Friday for winter sports in Wilkes-Barre.

There was cheering, a three-point shooting contest, and smiles all around inside Coughlin High School gym in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Johnson STORYBOOK ENDING: O’Day, Johnson combine for GAR’s winning play in OT
GAR left it all on the court. Meyers did, too.

The most hyped basketball game of the Wyoming Valley Conference season lived up to and somehow exceeded all expectations Friday night, when the Wilkes-Barre Area rivals battled for one last time in the regular season. Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice. 
 
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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.