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Preliminary Conceptual Rendering of new High School STEM Regional Champions Mrs. Zelinka's Students Love Books Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment Jake Cole, Coughlin High School (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) GAR’s Malachai Williams fights off a tackle attempt by Meyers’ Najese Hood. (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyer’s Janssen Wilborn (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyers Long Jump Coughlin's Vincent Todd Read Across America Buckner and White Redding Swim Ms. Unice Crusader Football CHS Golf Experiment at CHS Tutoring at Solomon Junior High Gov. Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre Area School District GAR Field Day STEM students with Gov. Wolf
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WBASD Attendance Policy
As of September 20, 2018, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District has approved an updated Attendance Policy for all students. The Policy is available on the Student Resources page or by clicking here 
WBASD Now Accepting Applications!
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for the following positions: 
  • Cross Country Varsity Head Coach
  • Field Hockey Varsity Head Coach
  • Football Varsity Head Coach
  • Golf Varsity Head Coach
  • Marching Band Director 
  • Girls Soccer Varsity Head Coach
  • Boys Soccer Varsity Head Coach
  • Girls Tennis Varsity Head Coach
  • Girls Volleyball Varsity Head Coach

Visit the Human Resources page or click here for information on how to apply.  Applications will be accepted beginning October 12, 2018 through October 22, 2018 at 4:00PM.

coffee with the superintendent Coffee with the Superintendent
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, Dr. Brian Costello, Superintendent, would like to invite the community for coffee and conversation from 7:30AM until 9:00AM. This event will be hosted at David's Coffee Shop, 374 New Market Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA.  
WBASD October 2018 Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the October Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.  
Wolfpack Wilkes-Barre Area Welcomes the Wolfpack
Wilkes-Barre Area's new unified sports teams will be howling next school year.

According to The Citizen's Voice, the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board approved The Wolfpack name for all sports teams. Check out the broadcast from WNEP. 
Shimshock CITY SERIES: Shimshock excelled in running game for Coughlin
When the discussion of the great running backs to come out of the Wyoming Valley Conference pops up, Coughlin’s Dave Shimshock is near the top of the list. To read the full article, visit 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.