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Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0375
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CAPAA 2021-2022 - School Year CAPAA-Application
It is with great excitement for our brand new state of the art facility for the 2021-2022 school year that The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Creative and Performing Arts Academy announce that as of March 15, 2021, the application process is now open to all students, in current grades 8th thru 11th, interested in auditioning/interviewing for the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District in the following tracks: Art, Dance, Music: Choral/Vocal Performance, Music: Instrumental Performance, Theatre Arts.
 
Due to COVID-19, after applying, the individual track instructor will get in touch with each applicant about possible video auditions and interviews. 
 
More information about WBASD CAPAA can be found at:
 
Click link to access the application. Application deadline is May 21, 2021.
 
BA Logo 2021-22 School Year WBASD Business Academy Application
The new WBASD Business Academy is proud to open the application process to students interested in this unique opportunity within the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. The application is available starting today, April 8, 2021 through May 7, 2021.

Click this link to access the WBASD Business Academy application.
WBASD 2020-2021 Covid Update Page
For continued updates regarding the 2020-2021 school year, please refer to the COVID-19 Update Page.

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.
School Kindergarten Registration Notice
Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 School Year will be Open to Register Online on May 3, 2021! Visit the Kindergarten Registration Page for all of the details. 

Children must be 5 years of age by September 1, 2021 to register for kindergarten. All registration will be completed online. In order to register, all required documents must be scanned at the time of registration.
  • Parent/legal guardian’s photo identification
  • Child’s birth certificate
  • Child’s immunization records and copy of a current physical and dental exam.
  • Two current proofs of parent/legal guardian’s residency (Accepted documentation includes current lease agreement, utility bills, insurance policy, bank statement, pay stub)
All kindergarten students must be registered before the end of the first quarter of the school year.  If the student is not registered before the end of the first quarter, he/she will have to wait until the following school year to register.

The Nutrition Group April 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 most Monday, Wednesday & Fridays from 3:15-4:00PM. For a complete calendar of meals and distribution times for the month of April, click on the article title.

Please note: Distribution for the first week of April will occur on Tuesday, April 6, 2021,  Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 and Friday, April 9, 2021 in observance of Easter Break. 
WBASD Federal Programs April Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families.
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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.