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Gov. Wolf with STEM Students Preliminary Conceptual Rendering of new High School Wolfpack Drama Club STEM Regional Champions Handshake Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment GAR’s Malachai Williams fights off a tackle attempt by Meyers’ Najese Hood. (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyers Long Jump Coughlin's Vincent Todd Buckner and White Jake Cole, Coughlin High School (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) Ms. Unice Crusader Football Experiment at CHS Gov. Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre Area School District GAR Field Day STEM students with Gov. Wolf
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Performing Arts Creative And Performing Arts Academy Showcase rescheduled to March 13th at 7pm!
The rescheduled 1st Semester Performing and Visual Arts Showcase performance by the WBASD CAPPA  will take place, Wednesday, March 13, 2019,  at 7:00PM.
 
Lobby doors will open at 6:15PM for the Visual Art gallery viewing and the auditorium doors for general seating for the performance will open at 6:40PM. The show is free and open to the public.
 
Check out the January article regarding student preparation  from The Times Leader. 
 
Transportation: Danger Zones Safety Video
Student Transportation of America has partnered with School Bus Safety Company (SBSC) to bring greater attention to safety on and around the school bus through a series of student safety videos. In this video, how to prevent danger zone accdents with topics including instructions to students, safe pick-up and drop-off procedures, crossing the street, and why children enter danger zones are discussed. 
 
STEM STEM Parent Night
The WBASD STEM Academy students will host 2019 STEM Parent Night on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The evening will include an informational session for parents/guardians and their children.  STEM Night will give parents and students the opportunity to see first hand what the program is about through the eyes of current students.  Students currently enrolled in 8th Grade taking Algebra I and/or Advanced College Preparatory classes are eligible. Please confirm your attendance by Monday, February 25, 2019 using  this form.  
Cheer One Last Cheer at Coughlin High School
Students at Coughlin High School held their final pep rally Friday for winter sports in Wilkes-Barre.

There was cheering, a three-point shooting contest, and smiles all around inside Coughlin High School gym in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Johnson STORYBOOK ENDING: O’Day, Johnson combine for GAR’s winning play in OT
GAR left it all on the court. Meyers did, too.

The most hyped basketball game of the Wyoming Valley Conference season lived up to and somehow exceeded all expectations Friday night, when the Wilkes-Barre Area rivals battled for one last time in the regular season. Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice. 
 
GAR Basketball GAR has produced some of the area’s best players, coaches and teams
GAR has produced some of the greatest basketball talents ever from the Wyoming Valley.
Grenadiers who have topped the 2,000-point mark — Chris Shovlin, Bobby Sura and Larry Koretz — are household names for fans of the “school on the hill.” Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice
 
WBASD Kindergarten Registration
Please see the attachment for all Kindergarten Registration Requirements. Registration will be conducted at the school the child will attend. Call (570)826-7111 and the school's extension to schedule your appointment time.  Visit the Kindergarten Registration Page to pre-register. 
  • Boyd Dodson Elementary: May 7, 2019  (Ext. 3106)
  • Daniel J. Flood Elementary: May 8, 2019 (Ext. 4101)
  • Solomon-Plains Elementary: May 9 & 10, 2019 (Ext. 3301)
  • Heights-Murray Elementary: May 20 & 21, 2019 (Ext. 6117)
  • Dr. Kistler Elementary: May 22 & 23, 2019 (Ext. 7101)
 
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WBASD Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Superintendent, 730 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0375, 570-826-7111. Click here to read the Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedure.