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Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment 7th Annual Harvest Festival (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) 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 Kistler in Wilkes-Barre Christmas Parade 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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Volunteers brighten up Kistler Elementary
Volunteers and a donation from Wells Fargo helped Kistler Elementary School paint hallways and bathroom stalls, install a new playground and update an old one, and spruce up landscaping at the school on Old River Road.  Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice.  
Kistler Wells Fargo Donation WBA Kistler’s school gets ‘face-lift’ thanks to Wells Fargo
Kistler Elementary School was full of energetic and excited volunteers Saturday who were working on projects to give the city school a much-needed makeover.

Oh, and a $70,000 donation didn’t hurt either.

“We needed a face-lift,” said Melissa Bilbow, who has been a reading specialist at the school for six years. She brought her 9-year-old son along, and both mother and son were busy painting the walls of the second- and third-grade hallway. Read the full artilce from The Times Leader. 
Pictured  from Left to Right are cast members: Ben Grivensky, Maggie Dishong, Morgan Gayton, Bryna Soriano, Hailey McMullen, Matt Fazio, Madison Fick, Jarod Engle, Alex Mykulyn The Coughlin/GAR Players will present Rick Abbott's Play On!
Thursday, November 16 - Friday, November 17 - Saturday, November 18
All shows begin promptly at 7pm in the GAR High School Auditorium 250 South Grant Street, W-B.
Tickets $7 all ages! (Cash Only)
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WBASD Logo Early Dismissal November 22, 2017
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will have an early dismissal on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Students will depart according to the schedule below: 
  • Elementary: 11:45 am dismissal
  • Solomon  Jr. High:11:00 am dismissal
  • Coughlin, Meyers, Mackin, G.A.R.: 11:15 am dismissal
Harvest Festival Participants and teacher Betsy Witczak Swag, supper and support offered at WB Area Harvest Festival
Greeted by a giant inflatable turkey, getting a free cupcake, donning a “Junior Trooper” sticker from State Police, and winning stuffed dinosaurs — that was all before Miriam Rivera and her two tykes even got into the gym, where the real fun began, including 400 free turkey dinners with all the fixings.  Read the full story from The Times Leader 
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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.