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WBASD Attendance Policy
As of September 20, 2018, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District has approved an updated Attendance Policy for all students. The Policy is available on the Student Resources page or by clicking here 
WBASD October 2018 Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the October Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.  
Title I Connections Title I Parent Resource Newsletter- September 2018
How you start the school year can determine how well the rest of the year will go. Read our newsletter to make sure your child gets off to a great start this year. Click the article title for more information. 
 
Peyton Walker Foundation Attention Students: Free Heart Screening Clinic
The Peyton Walker Foundation is sponsoring a free heart screening clinic open to students in NEPA, ages 12 to 19, who are not currently under the care of a cardiologist. All students will recieve a free vitals check and electrocardiogram (EKG). For students whose results indicate the need for additional testing, echocardiograms will also be provided on site, free of charge.  Click the article title for details.  
WBASD Attention Parents: Student Registration Update
Starting Tuesday, August 28, 2018, all registrations will be conducted at the student’s home school building.  Students attending Mackin will need to register at Coughlin High School.  All requirements and necessary documentation will be the same as before.   
STEM STEM Parent Information Night
 Attention 8th Graders: An informational session will be held on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at Meyers High School.   Click the article title for full details. 
 
Affordable Colleges Logo Are you preparing for college?
With the high cost of post-secondary education, students and families should consider schools and programs that offer the best value without making loan payments for the next twenty years. For more information, visit affordablecolleges.com.   Here you can find information from their affordability center, college rankings and degree breakdowns to make a better informed decision.  
WBASD Logo Kindergarten Registration 2018-2019 School Year
Please see the attached flyer for information regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2018-2019 school year. 
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. 
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.   
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.