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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 
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.   
Junior Leadership Attention Sophomores: Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre is Now Accepting Applications
Do you have leadership potential? Apply to Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre by Wednesday, March 7, 2018, for your chance to be a pat of this competitive program. Build critical leadership skills, gain community awareness, and network with community leaders and students from 17 schools. JLWB Class of 2019 applications are available now in your Guidance Office and online at www.leadershipwilkes-barre.org 
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.  
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.  
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