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Title I Connections Newsletter: December

Check out this month's issue of the Title I Connections Newsletter.  You will find tips for parents, important reminders, and information about events in our schools.
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Vaccination Clinic Announcement

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is pleased to announce that we have once again collaborated with the Pediatrics Association of Kingston to provide Wilkes-Barre Area students, ages 5 and up, with the Pfizer vaccine.  The vaccination clinic will be held at Kistler Elementary School.
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Working Papers for Students

Working Papers: All Wilkes-Barre Area School students in need of working papers are to report to GAR Middle School or Solomon/Plains Middle School to obtain them.  Please call the school first to make an appointment GAR: (570) 826-7165 , Solomon/Plains Middle School 570-826-7224
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2021-2022 Dress Code Modifications

During the continued pandemic, the current WBA dress code will be modified to allow the following:
  1. Collar-less shirts
  2. Jeans
  3. Sweat pants/Joggers with drawstring tied
Not allowed:
  1. No excessively tight pants
  2. No sleeveless shirts without shirt underneath
  3. No bandanas
  4. No rips/frays that reveal skin or under garments
The district will also be allowing book bags into our buildings.  Please be advised that all bags entering the building will be searched.

All other rules regarding piercings/electronic devices/etc. remain the same.
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Act 66 Information

For information regarding Act 66, please click on the link below.  Additional questions and completed forms should be sent to Mr. Jim Geiger, Special Education Supervisor, at the address here. All completed forms must be received by July 15, 2021 by 4:00 pm.

Mr. Jim Geiger
Special Education Supervisor
Wilkes-Barre Area School District
730 South Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711
Phone: (570) 826-7111 ext. 1182

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