Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
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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 
WBASD Anti Drug and Suicide Prevention Event
On May 30, 2017, students in all Wilkes-Barre Area junior and senior high schools are invited to attend the WBASD Anti Drug and Suicide Prevention Walk held at Meyers Stadium. The purpose of this event is to encourage students to unite for a drug free lifestyle and suicide prevention. Click read more to see information for the corresponding t-shirt contest, walk participation permission slip, and student project guidelines.  
PBS Kids Writers Contest
Attention students in grades K-3: Students Are Encouraged to Submit Original Stories for the Regional and State Contest.  It’s time to sharpen those pencils for the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.  For all of the details, click here.  
WVIA Great Teachers 2017 Essay Contest
Attention high school seniors: Write a 500 word essay about the school teacher who has had the most positive impact on your life. Your story could be posted online at wvia.org! For contest rules, click here.  
Kindergarten student organizes awareness event for rare disease she has
Assume the largest organ in your body was on the fritz from birth. What do you think would be the most obvious problem?

“Her feet,” Amy Spinelli said when asked about her daughter’s ongoing struggle with epidermolysis bullosa. “Shopping for shoes used to be fun. With Ayla, it can be a difficult choice.” To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here
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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