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Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
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Jake Cole Athlete of the Week: Jake Cole, Coughlin football
After losing their first two games of the season, the Coughlin Crusaders were looking for a spark Friday night against division opponent Crestwood. They got one, courtesy of running back Jake Cole. To read the full article from The Citizens' Voice, click here 
"We Got Your Back" Fundraiser
As you are aware, the recent events of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have devastated the states of Texas and Florida. The loss of lives and property is yet to be fully assessed. Many residents are unable to move from the shelters within the hurricane zones. This has happened at a time, when schools were set to re-open with very little resources.
As school districts, Luzerne County, Wyoming County and the Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18 are coming together as one and stand with our brother and sister school districts in the affected areas. We have started a fundraiser “We Got Your Back” to send some assistance to the students in Texas and Florida.
 
Building Blocks Flyer Building Blocks Pre-Kindergarten Program
WBASD is partnering with BBLC to offer a Pre-Kindergarten Program at Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary and Solomon-Plains Elementary!
 
Vergara One class led to a turnaround for W-B teen
Jeff Vergara didn’t take school seriously until he took an accounting class in 10th grade.

“It made me open my eyes,” said Vergara, 18, of Wilkes-Barre. “It made me realize this is what I actually want to do with my career. I started bringing my grades up.” To read the full article from The Citizens' Voice, click here. 
 
Fun and Food Fun and Food in the Park
ATTENTION - ALL WILKES-BARRE KIDS!
Have fun, stay active, keep learning and enjoy yummy, FREE lunches and snacks all summer long. We will be “Serving up summer” at 7 locations throughout the city beginning on Monday, June 19, 2017.
 
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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.