Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
District News
Real Men Read Out Loud
Donald Brominski of UGI reads to a kindergarten class at Dodson Elementary School Thursday morning as part of the “Real Men Read” program launched by United Way of Wyoming Valley. Real Men Read connects volunteer “MENtors” from the community with kindergarten students at risk of falling behind in literacy.  To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here 
Wilkes-Barre's 5th Annual Harvest Fest Reaches Out to the Community
Niehajah Trout finished the free turkey dinner, tossed her disposable dinnerware in the trash can with extreme confidence and then announced what comes next.

“We’re playing games!” the 6-year-old roared like a lion.

Which games? After all, the GAR Memorial High School gym downstairs from the cafeteria housed everything from ring toss to duck pond to a spinning wheel. To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here. 
Congratulations to Essay Contest Winner Nusrat Ahmed
Nusrat Ahmed, a student at Coughlin High School, was recently selected as a winner of The Wyoming Valley Veterans Day Parade Committee's annual essay contest. The contest was open to students in grades 4-12 in any Wyoming Valley schools and home-schooled students. 
WBASD Unites for Awareness
WBASD Unites for Awareness is a joined effort between the students, staff, and administrators of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District in order to raise awareness and break down barriers about mental illness and suicide. Through this walk, all three Wilkes-Barre Area High Schools will unite together and raise money for vital research and education programs to prevent suicide and save lives. Additionally, our mission is to remind ourselves and each other that we are all in this together, we are all loved, and that we mean the world to someone. 
Non-Discrimination Statement
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities, or employment practices based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, ancestry, religion, creed, familial status, handicap/disability, union membership, or any other legally protected classification. Leonard B. Przywara, Section 504 Coordinator and ADA Coordinator, 570-826-7111. Dr. Bernard S. Prevuznak, Superintendent, Compliance Officer/Coordinator of Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Click here to read the Anti-Discrimination Policy.  
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