Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
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Parent/Teacher Conferences
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District invites all parents/guardians to attend conferences according to the following schedule:
  • Tuesday, March 7, 2017, Conferences @ Solomon Junior High, 1:15 to 4:15 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Conferences @ Coughlin, GAR, Mackin, & Meyers 1:30-4:30 PM and 6:00 to 8:00PM
  • Thursday, March 9, 2017, Conferences @ All Elementary Schools, 1:30-4:30 PM and 6:00 to 8:00PM
 
Looking Forward Event March 11, 2017
Looking Forward is an all-day career and academic planning event being presented free of charge by the Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18. This experience is designed for all Northeastern PA students in grades 8th through 12th and their parents. For more information, click here 
Kindergarten Registration
Please see the attached flyer for information regarding Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year.  
Check out the October FACES bulletin!
This month's issue focuses on bullying prevention. Stay tuned for bulletins throughout the year highlighting an area of wellness and detailing programs, community outreach, valuable resources and exciting happenings! Click "read more" below to access the full newsletter. 
Parent Teacher Conferences
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District invites all parents/guardians to attend conferences according to the following schedule:
  • Monday, October 17, 2016 Conferences @ Coughlin, GAR, Mackin, & Meyers 1:30-4:30 PM and 6:00 to 8:00PM
  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Conferences @ Solomon Junior High, 1:15 to 4:15 PM and 6:00 to 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Conferences @ All Elementary Schools, 1:30-4:30 PM and 6:00 to 8:00PM
 
Check out the September FACES bulletin!
This is an exciting new year for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District’s FACES initiative which is aimed at engaging learners, preventing problems, and improving schools. Stay tuned for bulletins throughout the year highlighting an area of wellness and detailing programs, community outreach, valuable resources and exciting happenings! Click "READ MORE" to access the full newsletter.  
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
 
Annual Title I Family Literacy Program
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Federal Programs department held their Annual Title I Family Literacy Program at Genetti’s Conference Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, March 5, 2016 for parents and students. Our Family Math and Reading Workshops are designed to be both informative and fun. 
Prepare Your Family for Flu Season
Flu season is almost upon us! Wilkes-Barre Area wants to keep your children and the adults who care for them healthy. 
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.  
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