All School Buildings Closed to In-person Classes October 19, 2020 to November 3, 2020
The District has confirmed multiple school buildings with 2-4 positive cases, within a 14-day period. As a result of these positive cases, based on Department of Education recommendations, close collaboration with the Department of Health, and out of an abundance of caution all option 1 students (in-person) will transition to option 2 (Live Virtual Sessions) beginning Monday, October 19, 2020.  In person classes will be scheduled to resume on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.
 
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WBASD Everyone Eats for Free!
The Nutrition Group will be conducting meal distribution for all kids 18 and under each Monday and Thursday from 3:15-4:00PM. Pick-up locations are at Heights, Kistler, Flood, Dodson, and Solomon Elementary Schools. 


Pumpkin Friday Pumpkin Friday Photos
Click to check out some photos from Kistler's Pumpkin Friday on October 16, 2020.
Virtual Days
Parent Teacher Conferences October 22, 2020
Conferences Begin @ 8:30AM 
Option #1 Students will transition to Option#2 students. (No in person learning) 
Teacher will post assignments. 
“Live” sessions will not be held. 

October 30, 2020 Students Dismissed @ 12:00 PM for Teachers In- Service

ELECTION DAY NOVEMBER 3, 2020

Option#1 students will transition to Option #2 students. 
Instruction will be virtual for all students

WBASD Federal Programs October 2020 Title I Newsletter
Click the article title to find this month's edition of the Title I newsletter. 
WBASD Prescreening Tool
Attention Parents & Guardians: Please Utilize the Prescreening Tool prior to sending your child/children to school. It is imperative for our school community to stay healthy and safe.
Parental Right to Refuse English Language Development Services
Please click the READ MORE link to download the attached form. Complete and return it to the school by October 9, 2020, if you voluntarily decide not to have your child placed in any separate, specialized English Language Development (ELD) service or instructional program. The "waiver" indicates a desire to waive the child from participation in all or some of the ELD programs or services offered by the school.  
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Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary
301 Old River Road
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7230
Office Fax: 570-819-5070 
 
Calendar
Nov
11
School Closed-Veterans' Day
Wed Nov 11 2020
Nov
16
American Education Week
Mon Nov 16 2020
Nov
26
Thanksgiving Break
Thu Nov 26 2020
to Mon Nov 30 2020

Dec
1
Keystone Exams Wave 1
Tue Dec 1 2020
to Tue Dec 15 2020

Dec
24
Christmas Vacation
Thu Dec 24 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021

Jan
4
School Reopens
Mon Jan 4 2021
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