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Federal Programs Logo Title I Parent Resource Newsletter- April 2019
Check out this edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
Prom Dress Drive 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will hold its 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Daniel J. Flood Elementary Gymnasium, 565 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, from 4:30-7:30PM. Admission is free. Each dress is $20. The benefits will proceed Flood Elementary School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program. 
Please click on the title for all of the details.
 
Junior Leadership Attention Sophomores: Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre
Do you have leadership potential? Apply to Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre by Thursday, March 7, 2019, for your chance to be a part of this competitive program. Build critical leadership skills, gain community awareness, and network with community leaders and students from 18 schools. 
 
JLWB Class of 2020 applications are available now in your Guidance Office and online at www.leadershipwilkes-barre.org.  
 
Safe2Say Safe 2 Say Something
The Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals- especially within social media- of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and say something BEFORE it is too late.  Click the article title for more information. 
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 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 is still needed.   
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.  
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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