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Gov. Wolf with STEM Students Preliminary Conceptual Rendering of new High School Wolfpack Drama Club STEM Regional Champions Handshake Mrs. Capristo's Class Salt Experiment Spaghetti Experiment GAR’s Malachai Williams fights off a tackle attempt by Meyers’ Najese Hood. (Photo by Aimee Dilger|Times Leader) Meyers Long Jump Coughlin's Vincent Todd Buckner and White Jake Cole, Coughlin High School (Photo by Sean McKeag|Times Leader) Ms. Unice Crusader Football Experiment at CHS Gov. Wolf visits Wilkes-Barre Area School District GAR Field Day STEM students with Gov. Wolf
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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. 
Federal Programs Logo 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 
Student receives new coat. School kids warm up to new coats from Wilkes-Barre firefighters, police
The size was right and the pink color, perfect.

Emily Scibek wore her new winter coat indoors Friday after she and some of her fourth-grade classmates received the coats from city firefighters, police and ambulance unions through Operation Warm. Read the full article from The Times Leader.
 
Bill Jones and Nurse Tracy Loads of Love in Luzerne County
Schools within the Wilkes-Barre Area School District received an unusual gift on Monday, December 3, 2018. The United Way of Wyoming Valley delivered washers and dryers to all five elementary schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

The "Loads of Love" program got underway at the Height's Murray Elementary School Monday. A sixth grader demonstrated how to use the machines. Check out the full story from PAHomePagePAHomePage
 
cardboard regatta Paddling, cardboard and a lot of math for WBA students to stay afloat
The aptly-named Sawyer recalled a certain famous Mississippi River rafter with a friend called Huck, as he stood on a wide, shallow platform while propelling forward with a long paddle. Except Sawyer was his first name, the water was in a pool, and the raft-like boat was made of cardboard.

“I was pretty confident it would hold up,” Sawyer Koretz said after effortlessly crossing the pool without incident, proving both his own sense of balance and the math expertise of his fellow teammates who designed the boat out of the improbable material. To read more about the cardboard regatta project, visit the Times Leader. 
 
Federal Programs Logo December Title I Connections Newsletter
Check out the December Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites. 
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WBASD Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Superintendent, 730 South Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0375, 570-826-7111. Click here to read the Nondiscrimination Policy and Procedure.