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Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0375
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Vegetables Fresh Produce Pick Up
Join us on the Following Days for a Fresh Produce Kit between 11:00- 12:00pm @ Heights, Kistler, Solomon, Flood and Dodson Meal Pick up! Students will be given a bag that contains the ingredients to make the Recipe of the Day. (While Supplies Last)
  • Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 Make Your Own: Strawberry Spinach Salad! 
  • Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 Let’s Stay Hydrated with Fruit Salad! 
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2021 It’s Taco Salad Tuesday Time!  
WBASD Federal Programs June Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families.
WBASD Board of Education Meeting: June 28, 2021
OFFICIAL NOTICE is hereby given that the WILKES-BARRE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION WILL hold a Committee Meeting on MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021 at 5:00 PM and the Regular Board Meeting will be held on MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2021 at 6:00 PM. All Meetings will be held in the Gymnasium of GAR Memorial High School, Grant & Lehigh Streets, Wilkes-Barre, PA. Individuals wishing
to address the Board must be signed in five (5) minutes prior to the start of each meeting.
wifi logo Family Broadband / Internet Survey
Without Internet access and connected devices, many students in our communities lack the ability to participate in remote learning and complete homework after the school day has ended. In an effort to identify these gaps, the PA Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) and Penn State Extension have teamed up to conduct a short survey. The data collected will greatly assist our schools with obtaining local, state and federal broadband funding to provide additional resources to our students and families. Thank you in advance for your time in taking this survey!
ymca YMCA Power Scholars Application
Power Scholars Academy™ is an exciting, fun program that will keep your child learning and growing all summer.

The YMCA Power Scholars Academy™ stops summer learning loss and gets students ready for back to school success giving them new tools to become confident students and opportunities to explore new places and possibilities. Kistler Elementary School Power Scholars Program is open to Wilkes-Barre Area students currently enrolled in Kindergarten thru 6th grade.
Application (Español) 
For more details, visit the YMCA site and scroll to the bottom of the Child Care page .
Bag Lunch June Meal Distribution
The Nutrition Group will be conducting meal distribution for all kids 18 and under. Pick-up locations are at Heights, Kistler, Flood, Dodson, and Solomon Elementary Schools. For a complete calendar of meals and distribution times for the month of June, click on the article title.

2021-2022 Proposed Budget
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Proposed Budget for the 2021-2022 school year is now available for review. Click here for more information. 
WBASD 2020-2021 Covid Update Page
For continued updates regarding the 2020-2021 school year, please refer to the COVID-19 Update Page.

Tennis Doubles team Wolfpack Tennis Earns Silver at PIAA District 2 AAA Doubles
The Wolfpack Tennis team competed in the PIAA District 2 AAA Doubles event on Monday, May 17th.  The team of Michael Hamel, freshman, and Stanley Shimko, junior, won the silver medal.  This event took place at Kirby Park.  Michael had previously won silver in the singles competition.  Congratulations to Coach Wasielewski, Michael, Stanely, and the entire Wolfpack tennis team in their inaugural season.
COVID Clinic for WBA Students
Harrold's Pharmacy will be offering Pfizer COVID vaccines to Wilkes-Barre Area students, ages 12 and up.  The free vaccination clinic will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9am to 2pm at Harrold's Pharmacy, 250 Old River Road, Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Please use the link below to register.  For those that do not have computer access or difficulty filling out the form, please call Harrold's at 570-822-5794 and ask for Janice.

Vaccines are limited so please register soon.

A big thank you to Bruce Lefkowitz for this opportunity to our district.



Wolfpack Autism Awareness Wolfpack Autism Awareness Apparel Sale
May 19, 2021: Contact Mrs. Maria Wujcik via email to coordinate your order pickup and confirm that the order has arrived. 
Her address: [email protected] 

April is Autism Awareness Month! At Solomon Plains, there are 6 classrooms to support our students diagnosed with this developmental disorder. To promote their growth and achievement, students participate in monthly Community Based Instruction trips. To help offset the cost of these trips, we will be having an “Autism Awareness Clothing Sale.” All proceeds from the sale will directly benefit our students, so we can continue to offer them the best learning opportunities when we are able to venture out into the community again! Visit the virtual store before May 5th, 2021.


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WBASD Accessibility Notice
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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.