Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0376
James M. Coughlin High School News
"O Romeo, Romeo . . ."
After reading and studying the Shakespeare play, "Romeo and Juliet", the students in Mrs. Cindy Gavin's, Mrs. Jenny Carlo's, and Mrs. Heather Johnson's 9th grade classes at the Mackin school created a variety of artifacts to display their knowledge of this timeless work of literature.  Today, June 2nd, an exhibit of these student projects was on display for all students and staff in the school to visit, admire, and learn more about the play. 
Fun and Food in the Park
Have fun, stay active, keep learning and enjoy yummy, FREE lunches and snacks all summer long. We will be “Serving up summer” at 7 locations throughout the city beginning on Monday, June 19, 2017.
Tales of suicide hit close to home at WB Area awareness/prevention event
Aliyah Benjamin sounds like a high school junior when she recounts how the design for the T-shirt she wore spawned from the jibes of a younger sister. To see the full story from The Times Leader, click here.  
Wilkes-Barre Area School District Secondary Summer School
Click the "Read more" link to view the summer school brochure.  
Coughlin High School Students Turn Party Favors into a Real Life Math
Coughlin High School Math students, under the direction of Calculus teacher, Gerald Gillis, turned a honeycomb party favor into a Volume of Revolutions Calculus experiment. 
District 2-3A Track: Coughlin’s Madisyn Hawkins, Hazleton Area’s Kayla Merkel Set Records
Coughlin’s Hawkins established the new District 2 standard in the pole vault Tuesday with a jump of 12-6, just after Hazleton Area’s Merkel broke the girls javelin mark with a throw of 147-01 to highlight the district’s Class 3A Girls Track & Field Championships at Scranton Memorial Stadium. To read the full article from The Times Leader, click here.  
District 2 Boys Track: Coughlin Pulls Off Upset
The second leg of Coughlin’s 4x100 relay didn’t even think he’d be running varsity track and field this season. Its anchor, meanwhile, promised the team that it would make it all the way to states. To read the full article from The Citizens' Voice, click here 
Coughlin Student Mydia Alonso Wins WVIA's Great Teachers Essay Contest Recognizing Mrs.Joyce
"There are only a few people in this world that I can say have significantly impacted my life, and upon entering Mrs. Joyce’s classroom for the first day of my sophomore year, I had no idea that she’d become the most important one." Mydia Alonso recently identified Mrs. Brooke Joyce in WVIA's Great Teachers Essay Contest. Congratulations to both Mydia and Mrs. Joyce.
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
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August 7, 2017 4:30 PM - Committee Meeting
Thu Jul 13 2017
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August 7, 2017, 5:30 PM - Regular Board Meeting
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to Thu Aug 3 2017
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