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Truancy Laws Truancy Laws and Procedures
Attention Students and Parents: The Pennsylvania truancy laws have been updated. The changes will be enforced this school year. This letter is to inform you of the new changes made to the compulsory attendance provision of the Pennsylvania Public School Code (24 P.S. 13-1327) and how Luzerne County will implement them. 
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!
 
WBASD Kindergarten Registration
Please see the attached flyer for information regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year.  
Camp Leo WBASD Partners with Building Blocks Learning Center to Offer "Camp Leo"
WBASD and Building Blocks Learning Center are partnering and running a interactive fun summer camp at Solomon Elementary!

The program runs Monday through Friday 6:30am and 6:00pm, and all students are eligible to enroll from Kindergarten through 6th grade.
 
WBASD School Vaccination Requirements 2017-18 School Year
Please click the "Read more" link to see the attached documents regarding changes to the vaccination requirements for school students for the 2017-2018 school year. More information is available from the Pennsylvania Department of Health 
YMCA Power Scholars Academy
The Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, BELL (Building Educated Leaders or Life) and the Wilkes-Barre Area School District would like to invite your student to participate in the YMCA POWER SCHOLARS ACADEMY™, (PSA) this summer. Power Scholars is a 6 week, summer learning program designed to help advance students’ academic achievement through a full-day of challenging math and reading instruction; fun arts, science, technology, and engineering enrichment activities; community and career exploration; field trips; and a healthy breakfast, snack and lunch. 
School Bus Transportation Updates
Please be sure to check out the updated bus schedules for your child's school. 
Secondary: Coughlin,  G.A.R., Meyers,  Solomon/Plains Junior High
Elementary: Dodson, Flood, Heights, Kistler, Solomon/Plains Elementary, Bear Creek Charter
 
WBASD Logo Dress Code Revisions Approved
Revisions to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District Dress Code were approved at the School Board Meeting held on July 20, 2015. These updates will be implemented for the start of the 2015-16 school year. Click on READ MORE to download a copy of the revised Dress Code.