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District students perform in talent show GAR Takes District Talent Show
GAR students showcased their talent on Thursday, April 5 at a district wide talent show held at GAR. Jenna Fitzgerald was the GAR winner. She belted out Whitney Houston's song "I will always love you" and crushed it. She did receive a standing ovation. Other GAR students who competed and contributed to the victory were Ijahnae Giddings, Tawanna Winstead, Jennifer Ajao, Promese Pendarvis, Johana Guaman, and Kiara Rodriguez. Congratulations GAR. A big "Thank You" to Mrs. Martin for running a great show. 
GAR Students receive Upward Bound Pins GAR Students Receive Upward Bound Pins At Wilkes University
On March 27th the following GAR students, Mai Bach, Jack Chappel,Wendy Espinoza, Tashawn Qualls, and Olivia Stortz celebrated  their Upward Bound Pin Ceremony.  These students have been involved in the program for three years spending a summer on the Wilkes University  campus and have completed a minimum of 18 college type classes. Representing the group, pictured Tashawn Qualls and Wendy Espinoza.  
Prom Dress Drive Flyer 2018 Prom Dress Drive
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will be holding it's 3rd Annual Prom Dress Drive.  We have many NEW and gently used dresses in a variety of sizes just waiting to make your prom dress dreams come true.  Click on the article title to view the informational flyer. 
IMPORTANT PSSA DATES
PSSA DATES

ELA- APRIL 9, 10. & 11 (7TH & 8TH GRADE)
MATH-  APRIL 16 & 17 (7TH & 8TH GRADE)
SCIENCE- APRIL 23 & 24 (8TH GRADE)
 
PLEASE BE SURE THAT STUDENTS ARE IN ATTENDANCE AND ON TIME FOR TESTING. ALSO BE SURE THAT THEY EAT A PROPER BREAKFAST. REMEMBER, WE DO HAVE BREAKFAST HERE AT GAR IN MORNINGS. 
 
Heavyn and Jarod WVIA Artists of the Week
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District  would like to congratulate both Heavyn Wegrezynowicz and Jarod Engle on being named WVIA Artists of the Week! Both students were selected for their artistic achievements . Each student will be featured in a vignette that you can watch anytime online at  and both students are now in the running to win WVIA Artist of the Year. Congratulations again to both students and to find out how and when you can vote for them and to watch their individual vignettes visit wvia.org!wvia.org 
Jones and Engle Two WBASD Students Selected as WVIA Performing Artist of the Year Finalists
Congratulations to Hunter Jones from Coughlin High School and Jarrod Engle from GAR High School. Previously recognized as WVIA Performing Artists of the Week, they have both now been selected as finalists for Performing Artist of the Year among an elite group of top 10 performers. 
A Look Back on February 2018
Check Out all the Wonderful Things Happening in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District from February 2018!