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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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Building Blocks Pre-Kindergarten Programs Available
 Building Blocks Learning Center is collaborating with the Wilkes-Barre Area School District to offer Pre-Kindergarten Programs at Solomon, Kistler, and Heights Elementary for the 2018-2019 School Year! Applications are now being accepted. For more information, call (570)793-1725 or visit http://www.buildingblockslearningcenter.com/
 
Fun N Food @ the Park Food-n- Fun @ the Park

Have fun, stay active, keep learning and enjoy yummy, FREE lunches and snacks all summer long. We will be “Serving up Summer” at these 7 locations throughout the city: 

  • Coal Street Park- Coal Street & North Sherman Street
  • Iron Triangle Playground- Corner of Hickory Street & Metcalf Street
  • Spruce Street Playground- On Spruce Street just after Blackman Street
  • Huber Park- Stanton Street and Huber Street
  • Parsons Park- On Scott Street just after Matson Avenue
  • Miner Park- South Wilkes-Barre on Old River Road
  • Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA 40 W. Northampton Street (*Note: Space at the Y is limited to 40 kids daily)

Monday through Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm.  Beginning Monday, June 25, 2018 & ending Friday August 17th, 2018.  Lunch served 11:30am-12:30pm, Snack served 1:30pm 

 
Abby Colleran explains her project. Advanced English students re-imagine ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Coughlin
On Friday, Coughlin High School ninth grade advanced English students got to show off, and celebrate, a wide range of projects spawned by their study of William Shakespeare’s iconic saga of star crossed lovers. About 114 students took turns having mini-parties on stage at the high school’s second location, the former Mackin Elementary building now housing grades nine and 10. Read the full article from The Times Leader 
MHS Outdoor Club Meyers students get lesson in river travel and sunburn
Sure, there was the bear cub that seemed to disappear into thin air, the snail they named Gary and the snake named Rizzo. There was the evening movie about peoples native to the river, the obligatory (and tasty) campfire s’mores and the realization most people make the first time they actually paddle the Susquehanna: It’s a lot cleaner than you thought. Read the full article at The Times Leader. 
Mrs. Doyle Community comes together to stop "summer slide"
Check out this broadcast from PAHomePage regarding the recent book fair at Kistler Elementary sponsored by the United Way of Wyoming Valley.  
Charity Basketball Game Children's Miracle Network Basketball Fundraiser
On May 30, 2018, two students from Coughlin High School, Aaron Bennett and Shane Yearwood, organized a charity basketball game to support the Children's Miracle Network. Visit PAHomepage to see the broadcast regarding the event. 
 
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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.