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Gov. Wolf with STEM Students Preliminary Conceptual Rendering of new High School Wolfpack Drama Club STEM Regional Champions Handshake Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment GAR’s Malachai Williams fights off a tackle attempt by Meyers’ Najese Hood. (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyers Long Jump Coughlin's Vincent Todd Buckner and White Jake Cole, Coughlin High School (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) Ms. Unice Crusader Football Experiment at CHS Gov. Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre Area School District GAR Field Day STEM students with Gov. Wolf
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Student receives new coat. School kids warm up to new coats from Wilkes-Barre firefighters, police
The size was right and the pink color, perfect.

Emily Scibek wore her new winter coat indoors Friday after she and some of her fourth-grade classmates received the coats from city firefighters, police and ambulance unions through Operation Warm. Read the full article from The Times Leader.
 
Bill Jones and Nurse Tracy Loads of Love in Luzerne County
Schools within the Wilkes-Barre Area School District received an unusual gift on Monday, December 3, 2018. The United Way of Wyoming Valley delivered washers and dryers to all five elementary schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

The "Loads of Love" program got underway at the Height's Murray Elementary School Monday. A sixth grader demonstrated how to use the machines. Check out the full story from PAHomePagePAHomePage
 
cardboard regatta Paddling, cardboard and a lot of math for WBA students to stay afloat
The aptly-named Sawyer recalled a certain famous Mississippi River rafter with a friend called Huck, as he stood on a wide, shallow platform while propelling forward with a long paddle. Except Sawyer was his first name, the water was in a pool, and the raft-like boat was made of cardboard.

“I was pretty confident it would hold up,” Sawyer Koretz said after effortlessly crossing the pool without incident, proving both his own sense of balance and the math expertise of his fellow teammates who designed the boat out of the improbable material. To read more about the cardboard regatta project, visit the Times Leader. 
 
Federal Programs Logo December Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the December Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites. 
Students from Flood Elementary Annual Tree Decorating
Students from Dan Flood Elementary School have helped to bring good cheer to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District Administration Building on November 29, 2018.  Students helped decorate the Christmas tree by bringing decorations they had crafted. Thank you to all of the children and teachers that have helped share the holiday spirit.  
GAR grad Soto looks to help area youth, pursue NFL dream
GAR grad Shakir Soto has always had two goals in life: to play in the NFL and come back and help out the Wilkes-Barre community in any way he could. Still waiting to achieve that first goal, Soto spends as much of his offseasons as he can helping out kids in the city. That includes his free fitness and football camp, 570 On The Go. Read the full article from  The Times Leader.  
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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.