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Mr. Gabriel (Principal, left) stands with Brandon Fuller (student, right) LCCC Instant Decision Day!
Forty six Coughlin students took the first step toward going to college by participating in LCCC's instant decision day!  
Pictured  from Left to Right are cast members: Ben Grivensky, Maggie Dishong, Morgan Gayton, Bryna Soriano, Hailey McMullen, Matt Fazio, Madison Fick, Jarod Engle, Alex Mykulyn The Coughlin/GAR Players will present Rick Abbott's Play On!
Thursday, November 16 - Friday, November 17 - Saturday, November 18
All shows begin promptly at 7pm in the GAR High School Auditorium 250 South Grant Street, W-B.
Tickets $7 all ages! (Cash Only)
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James M. Coughlin High School A Letter from Mr. Gabriel
Dear Parent/Guardian,

My name is Hal Gabriel; I am the new principal at James M. Coughlin High School. Let me begin by saying I am not a stranger in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.
WBASD Logo Early Dismissal November 22, 2017
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will have an early dismissal on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Students will depart according to the schedule below: 
  • Elementary: 11:45 am dismissal
  • Solomon  Jr. High:11:00 am dismissal
  • Coughlin, Meyers, Mackin, G.A.R.: 11:15 am dismissal
Jake Cole, Photo by Sean McKeag, Times Leader Coughlin upsets Dallas in district semifinals
From embarrassment in August to vengeance in November.

On the same field where Coughlin lost by 44 points to Dallas in the season opener, the Crusaders delivered a big dose of payback with a 28-0 victory Friday night in a District 2 Class 4A football semifinal game. Read the full article from The Times Leader. 
Photo of Coughlin students presenting a check to Candy's Place.  Key Club Donates to Candy's Place
Organization raises over $1,300 for Candy's Place  
Harvest Festival Participants and teacher Betsy Witczak Swag, supper and support offered at WB Area Harvest Festival
Greeted by a giant inflatable turkey, getting a free cupcake, donning a “Junior Trooper” sticker from State Police, and winning stuffed dinosaurs — that was all before Miriam Rivera and her two tykes even got into the gym, where the real fun began, including 400 free turkey dinners with all the fixings.  Read the full story from The Times Leader 
James M. Coughlin High School
80 North Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7111 (Ext. 2108) 
Office Fax: 570-819-5036 
Mackin School
13 Hillard Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 
(570) 235-6894
Office Fax: 570-819-5037
Upcoming Events
Key Club Coat Drive
Wed Nov 1 2017
to Thu Nov 30 2017

FBLA Online Testing
Wed Nov 15 2017
to Wed Nov 22 2017

Early Dismissal
Wed Nov 22 2017