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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.   
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
 
Federal Programs Logo Title I Parent Resource Newsletter- March 2019
Check out the March Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
 
PSSA Image PSSA and Keystone Testing Dates at Solomon-Plains Jr. High School
April 15-16-17      ELA
April 29-30           Math
May 1-2                Science 
May 14-15-16     Keystone Tests (for Algebra 1 students only)  
 
 
Parents are encouraged to avoid scheduling educational trips and routine doctor visits during the PSSA testing and Keystone testing windows.    
 
STEM STEM Parent Night
The WBASD STEM Academy students will host 2019 STEM Parent Night on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Meyers High School Auditorium. The evening will include an informational session for parents/guardians and their children.  STEM Night will give parents and students the opportunity to see first hand what the program is about through the eyes of current students.  Students currently enrolled in 8th Grade taking Algebra I and/or Advanced College Preparatory classes are eligible. Please confirm your attendance by Monday, February 25, 2019 using  this form.  
Students of the Month, Solomon/Plains Jr. High Solomon/ Plains Jr. High Selects January Students of the Month

Each month the students at Solomon Plains Junior High School are recognized for their achievements.  Some of the successes of these students are for academics, helping with morning announcements, being hard working and just being a model student.  


 
Federal Programs Logo February 2019 Title I Parent Resource Newsletter
Check out the February Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
Safe2Say Safe 2 Say Something
The Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals- especially within social media- of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and say something BEFORE it is too late.  Click the article title for more information. 
January January Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the January Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   
Valley Santa Solomon Plains Junior High Students Volunteer for Valley Santa
The Solomon Plains Junior High Key Club continued its tradition of wrapping presents for Valley Santa for the 10th year in November and December. The key club continues this tradition for the holiday season as a way to give back to the community, according to Mindy Heffron, key club adviser. Approximately 30 students helped wrap this year, along with a few additional teachers from Solomon Plains Junior High School. Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice