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Fun N Food @ the Park Food-n- Fun @ 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 these 7 locations throughout the city: 

  • Coal Street Park- Coal Street & North Sherman Street
  • Iron Triangle Playground- Corner of Hickory Street & Metcalf Street
  • Spruce Street Playground- On Spruce Street just after Blackman Street
  • Huber Park- Stanton Street and Huber Street
  • Parsons Park- On Scott Street just after Matson Avenue
  • Miner Park- South Wilkes-Barre on Old River Road
  • Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA 40 W. Northampton Street (*Note: Space at the Y is limited to 40 kids daily)

Monday through Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm.  Beginning Monday, June 25, 2018 & ending Friday August 17th, 2018.  Lunch served 11:30am-12:30pm, Snack served 1:30pm 

 
GAR 8th graders raise money for Malala Fund GAR 8th graders raise money for Malala Fund
Students in Mrs. Joyce's 8th grade Reading classes were inspired by Malala Yousafzai's memoir to contribute to her organization, the Malala Fund, which supports educational initiatives around the world for children who lack access to a quality education.  Students raised funds by designing and selling t-shirts.  Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban in 2012.  She survived and continues to campaign for education. 
GAR Math Club Students at Great Adventure GAR Math Club Participates in Outdoor Classroom At Six Flags Great Adventure
Students from the GAR math club went to the outdoor classroom day at Six Flags Great Adventure .  
Qualls and Everett Receive Scholarship from Head Start GAR Students Receive Scholarships From Head Start
Tashawn Qualls and Vanessa Everett each received a $1000.00 scholarship from Luzerne County Head Start.  Each were presented their award on 5/21/2018 at a luncheon at the Woodlands Inn and Resort sponsored by the Head Start.  Luzerne County Head Start also celebrated their 53 years in service.  
College Ready Math Wilkes-Barre Area College Ready Math Students Visit LCCC
This year the 5th Cohort of College Ready Math students visited the Luzerne County Community College Campus on May 3, 2018. As a result of successfully completing Math 101 at their respective schools, Coughlin, Meyers, and GAR students had the opportunity to schedule for their fall course, obtain student Id's, hear about campus life and be a part of the College for the day. These students will head to LCCC with 3 college credits under their belt - they are well on the way to success as College Students. 
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 received 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.