Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
District News
Students Shop for Valley Santa Gifts
A group of eighth grade students from Solomon Plains Junior High School and their teacher Melinda Heffron recently shopped for Christmas gifts for children in need served by the Valley Santa program. To read the full article from The Citizens' Voice, click here
 
Kindergarten student organizes awareness event for rare disease she has
Assume the largest organ in your body was on the fritz from birth. What do you think would be the most obvious problem?

“Her feet,” Amy Spinelli said when asked about her daughter’s ongoing struggle with epidermolysis bullosa. “Shopping for shoes used to be fun. With Ayla, it can be a difficult choice.” To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here
 
Getting attention at the Harvest Festival is ‘knot’ a problem
Kurt Revak kind of stood out, even in a crowded room, thanks to the white helmet with the floppy visor and all those ropes and carabiners dangling from his Boy Scouts of America garb. To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here 
Coughlin/G.A.R. Drama Club wins Froggy 101 Arts Fund Contest!
The night of November 9th the Coughlin/G.A.R. Drama Club was chosen by a fan favorite text vote to win a portion of the proceeds from Froggy 101 13th Annual Guitars and Stars Concert held at the Scranton Cultural Center. Drama Adviser, Alice Y. Lyons, entered the contest over a month ago with a description as to why the drama club should be chosen as a finalist for this donation from the Froggy Arts Fund. 
G.A.R. Student Honored at Unico Pageant
Congratulations to Nayeli Tapia from G.A.R. High School honored as Miss Unico. To see the full broadcast, visit PA Home Page here.  
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. 
 

 
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