Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
District News
Wilkes-Barre Area 7th Grade Math Teachers Inspire Students
Teachers from Solomon Plains Junior High, GAR and MHS have worked to create a math club that would allow students to become engaged in math and develop a lifelong love for learning.
Food-n-Fun @ the Park!
Attention all Wilkes-Barre kids!  
Have fun, stay active and enjoy yummy, FREE lunches and snacks all summer long. We will be“Serving up summer” at these 6 locations throughout the city:
  • Coal Street Park Coal Street & North Sherman Street
  • Iron Triangle Playground Corner of Hickory Street and Metcalf Street
  • Frances Slocum Park Corner of N. Pennsylvania Ave. and Scott Street
  • Huber Park Stanton Street and Huber Street
  • Parsons Park On Scott Street just after Matson Street
  • 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 20th, 2016 and ending Friday August 19th, 2016
Lights! Camera! Calculate!
Coughlin High School may be poised to tumble down, but its successful Advanced Placement Calculus class keeps soaring. A seven-person crew showed up Tuesday morning to shoot video of students doing their math and teacher Gerald Gillis doing his thing. To read the full article from the Times Leader, click here.  
Meyers’ Raheem Twyman Wins Two District 2 Class 2A Boys Track and Field Gold Medals
During the half-hour drive to Scranton, Raheem Twyman couldn’t help wondering how his cranky hip would hold up.

He turned it into no worries at all. To read the full article from the Times Leader, click here
Coughlin Boys Win Class 3A Team Title
Coughlin’s Franco Balbuena appeared to be done for after three laps. Trailing heading into the final lap of the 1,600 run, the senior distance runner had six runners and a sizeable margin separating him from a gold medal.To read the full article from the Times Leader, click here 
Student Projects on Askam Boreholes Move Forward
Students in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District have teamed up with Earth Conservancy and the Eastern Pennsylvania Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation (EPCAMR) to bring awareness to orange-colored acid mine treatment ponds. To read the full article from the Times Leader, click 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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