ALL SCHOOLS CLOSED
Out of an abundance of caution and a moral and ethical responsibility to our students, staff and community we will close all schools based on PA Department of Health recommendations regarding social distancing and large group gatherings. 
All schools will be closed effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and will remain closed until further notice. 
We will be in contact with you to provide updates as needed. 
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Please utilize the webpage linked here for the most current information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 
 
K-3 Mrs. Kelly celebrated Chinese New Year K-3 Mrs. Kelly Celebrates Chinese New Year
Chinese Dragon parades through Dodson Elementary
WBASD Kindergarten Registration
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is pleased to announce that you can now pre-register your child for the 2020-2021 school year.  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. The times of registration are 9:00-11:45 AM and 1:00-2:45 PM.  The day of your appointment, you must bring your child and the required documents to your child's home school.  Visit the Kindergarten Registration Page to pre-register.
  • Boyd Dodson Elementary: March 9, 2020  (Ext. 3106)
  • Daniel J. Flood Elementary: March 30 & 31, 2020 (Ext. 4101)
  • Solomon-Plains Elementary: March 13 & 16, 2020 (Ext. 3301)
  • Heights-Murray Elementary: March 10 & 11, 2020 (Ext. 6101)
  • Dr. Kistler Elementary: March 17 & 18, 2020 (Ext. 7101)
Participate in the 2020 Census
Shape your schools! Participate in the 2020 Census. Click here to view or download resources as well as visit 2020CENSUS.GOV to learn more.
Title 1 Federal Programs Title 1 Connections: January 2020 Edition
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.
WBA FREE Strengthening Families Program - for every family!
 PROSPER’s Strengthening Families Program: for Parents and Youth 10-14 is a free, seven session program designed to build life skills in youth, enhance parenting skills, strengthen family bonds and communication and have fun together.  Plus, the program offers a free family meal, childcare and weekly prizes. If your child is in 5th or 6th grade at Kistler/Dodson/Flood/Solomon/Heights Elementary and you would like to register, contact Caroline Novrocki, the PROSPER Team Leader at (570) 825-1701/ [email protected] or Anne Gofreddo, Wilkes-Barre Area School Counselor at (570) 826-7230/ [email protected] The program begins October 2, 2019. Click on the article title to access the registration form. 

Federal Title 1 Connections: September 2019 Edition
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.
Wolfpack Wolfpack Homecoming Update
Attention Wolfpack! 
Please note the homecoming game previously scheduled for Friday, September 27, 2019 has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 28, 2019 with kickoff at 1:00PM. All Homecoming Activities will take place  
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Boyd Dodson Elementary School
80 Jones Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7185
Office Fax: 570-819-5055 
 
 
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