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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 

 
"Prevent the Summer Slide" Event on Monday, June 18
Join us at Kistler for our first "Summer Slide Event" on Monday, June 18th from 6:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
 
There will be Book Bingo, ice cream , and special prizes awarded.  
 
Awards Day presentation Kistler Awards Day 2018
On June 13, Kistler Elementary celebrated our annual Awards Day for students in fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. Awards were presented in the following categories: academic, perfect attendance, student council, safety patrols, and athletic/field day. Congratulations to all of our winners. We are all so very proud of you!  
graduates march at Kistler Meyers Graduation March 2018
On June 11, Dr. Kistler celebrated our third annual Meyers Graduation March. All of the new graduates marched throughout our school, as every student and faculty member cheered them on. The graduates provide great inspiration to our younger students. Congratulations to all of the members of the Class of 2018!  
rif visit from ugi First Grade RIF Reading Is Fundamental Program on June 8
First grade students participated in the Reading is Fundamental "RIF" program today,  Friday June 8th. RIF is sponsored by UGI. Three UGI employees came to Kistler to read students the book "Giggle Giggle Quack" and write the student's name in a book that the students were able to keep. First Grade is excited to read their new books this summer!  
6th grade awards day winners 6th Grade Awards Day
At today's 6th Grade Awards Day we honored the academic achievements of Kistler's amazing students who received the John Hopkins Award, The Presidential Award, and  The Dr. David W. Kistler Scholarship Award.  Mr. Patrick Peters, principal of Meyers High School, addressed the students and inspired them with his message of dedication, determination, and community.  Mr. Charles Barber, from the Luzerne Foundation, awarded Mercy Ewoodzie with the Dr. David W. Kistler Scholarship Award and Erin Akouete, Shane Cesare, and Robert Macko as runners up for this prestigious award.  
Mrs. Doyle Community comes together to stop "summer slide"
Check out this broadcast from PAHomePage regarding the recent book fair at Kistler Elementary sponsored by the United Way of Wyoming Valley.