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Field Trip to Everhart Museum in Scranton Field Trip to Everhart Museum in Scranton
 Mr. Lukachinsky and Mrs. Grebeck took some of their students to Everhart Museum in Scranton to allow them to experience another form of art in our local area.  This trip was a transition field trip that included community access and learning about what types of jobs are available in a museum.  The students learned to appreciate art while they did an activity expressing how different pieces of art make them feel.  They explored the museum while being respectful of the rules of the museum.   
Johnson Congrats to G.A.R.'s Will Johnson
Congratulations to the Boys Basketball all-stars named in the Citizens' Voice. Will Johnson from G.A.R. was named as one of these players. Check out the full article from The Citizens' Voice 
S.T.E.M. Activity Mrs. Comitz's 7th grade STEM activity
 Mrs. Comitz's STEM activity 
Federal Programs Logo Title I Parent Resource Newsletter- April 2019
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.   
Taylor Lending a helping hand
You could say Noah Taylor, a 16-year-old Boy Scout working toward the rank of Eagle, inherited his giving spirit. As a little kid, he’d tag along when his grandfather, Ronald Mika, delivered donations of food and clothing to Ruth’s Place, a shelter for women in Wilkes-Barre.

“He told me they might not have a family, or sometimes their husbands are mean to them,” Taylor said Saturday afternoon, recalling the simple explanation his grandfather offered as to why a woman might need shelter. “I knew I would hate it if something like that happened to my mom.”

“It was always in the back of my mind that I wanted to do this for my Eagle Scout project,” he said as about a dozen of his fellow athletes from GAR High School and fellow Scouts from Troop 43, which is sponsored by St. Nicholas Church in Wilkes-Barre, helped carry paper products, slippers, socks, non-perishable food, bottled water and other donated items into Ruth’s Place. Read the full article at the Times Leader. 
 
CAPAA CAPAA Now Accepting Applications
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is proud to announce the application process for the Creative and Performing Arts Academy (CAPAA) 2019-2020 school year is now open. Current 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students from Wilkes-Barre Area  School District and participating Northeastern Pennsylvania school districts are welcome to apply. 

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is May 10, 2019. NO applications will be accepted after May 10, 2019. For information about audition dates and requirements, please visit the CAPAA Website
 
Prom Dress Drive 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will hold its 4th Annual Prom Dress Drive on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at Daniel J. Flood Elementary Gymnasium, 565 N. Washington St., Wilkes-Barre, from 4:30-7:30PM. Admission is free. Each dress is $20. The benefits will proceed Flood Elementary School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program. 
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G.A.R. Memorial Junior/Senior HS
250 South Grant St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7165
Office Fax: 570-819-5030
 
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