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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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GAR grad Soto looks to help area youth, pursue NFL dream
GAR grad Shakir Soto has always had two goals in life: to play in the NFL and come back and help out the Wilkes-Barre community in any way he could. Still waiting to achieve that first goal, Soto spends as much of his offseasons as he can helping out kids in the city. That includes his free fitness and football camp, 570 On The Go. Read the full article from  The Times Leader.  
Vera Cornish Dare to Dream with Vera Cornish
On December 20, 2018, author and speaker, Vera Cornish, will return to Meyers High School to speak to 11th and 12th grade students.  As an alumna from the Class of ‘73, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District is proud of the many accomplishments Ms. Cornish has achieved and looks forward to this event. For more information on Vera Cornish, please visit Penn State Wilkes-Barre or her website 
WBASD Federal Programs November Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the November Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.    
Ms. Serafini and Mrs. Atherton visit Head Start Head Start Awareness
October is Head Start Awareness Month and National Principals Month. To celebrate this partnership, Kistler Elementary School's Princpal, Mrs. Margo Serafini, and reading specialist, Mrs. Sandy Atherton, joined the Head Start children in classrooms #1 and #18 at the Beekman Street center on Monday, October 29, 2018 for breakfast and a book. Relationships between Head Start and school districts help set the stage for children's continued success as they transititon from Head Start to kindergarten.  
Alice in Wonderland Press Shot The Coughlin/GAR/CAPAA Players Present: Alice in Wonderland
The Coughlin/GAR/CAPAA Players present Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland for four performances - November 2-4, 2018.
Teams Come Together Players look toward future as one program
After decades of existing as three separate factions, Wilkes-Barre will be one.
“I like it. We’re all mainly friends, so we’re going to work great as a team,” Jones said. “I think we’re going to be so much better as a team. We’ll work great together.” Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice
Coach Labatch Meyers the winner in final Wilkes-Barre rivalry game
The storied rivalry between GAR and Meyers came to a close on Saturday afternoon at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium under dark clouds with rain, heavy at times. It was a fitting end to the 87 years of two football programs leaving everything they have on the 100 yards it takes to navigate a football field. Read this article from The Citizens' Voice and view their photos here.  
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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.