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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)
United Way Book Drive United Way Book Drive
In conjunction with the United Way of Wyoming Valley, Kistler Elementary received books as far as the eye can see! We're grateful to the United and the many groups from all across the Wyoming Valley communities who made a donation and have dropped off hundreds of books for our students. These books were collected during the United Way of Wyoming Valley’s Annual Children's Book Drive. The books will be given to students at the United Way of Wyoming Valley’s Summer Reading Book Fair being held at Kistler Elementary School. We are excited to continue our partnership with the United Way of Wyoming Valley and look forward to the distribution of these amazing reading treasures! Thank you! 
Ghostbusters Pep Rally Kistler's PSSA Pep Rally - "Who You Gonna Call? Kistler Test Takers!"
Kistler 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students participated in our annual PSSA Pep Rally and Breakfast on April 11 and April 12. This year's theme was a theme - "Ghostbusters Theme”- “We ain’t afraid of NO Test!"  Students enjoy a healthy breakfast, reviewed important strategies to be great test takers, played a key vocabulary review game and teams earned a chance to slime our principal Ms. Margo Serafini!  Check out the photos of the fun and learning we had during our pep rallies! 
Mural Painting to promote the prevention of child abuse
Over 100 Wilkes-Barre Area elementary and secondary students that put brushes to canvas to promote the prevention of child abuse and neglect by taking part in the Painting for Prevention Mural Project, Monday at Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre. The mural depicted positive childhood and family experiences. Check out the article from The Citizens' Voice.  
students paint united way mural United Way Mural Painting
Students from Meyers High School and Kistler Elementary showing some amazing artistry as they paint a mural supporting positive family life and child abuse awareness. The project wass hosted by United Way of Wyoming Valley and supported by the Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance. #paintingforprevention 
Bell Ringers in Training Handbell Ringers in Training

Miss Kellar’s 5-6 section are in training as beginner handbell ringers! Students are learning correct technique, note, and rhythm reading and the importance of cooperation as part of a musical ensemble.  Come hear us perform in the Kistler Spring concert on May 16th!

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.   
Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary
301 Old River Road
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7230
Office Fax: 570-819-5070 
2019-2020 School Year WBASD CAPAA Applications Open
Mon Apr 1 2019
to Fri May 10 2019

PSSA Testing
Mon Apr 22 2019
to Fri Apr 26 2019

PSSA Testing
Mon Apr 29 2019
to Fri May 3 2019

Solomon/Plains- Kindergarten Registration
Thu May 9 2019
to Fri May 10 2019

Keystone Exams
Mon May 13 2019
to Fri May 17 2019

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