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Student Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is pleased to announce that we have once again collaborated with the Pediatrics Associates of Kingston to provide Wilkes-Barre Area students, ages 12 and up, with the Pfizer vaccine.  There will be two vaccine clinics held.  One at Kistler Elementary School and the other at Wilkes-Barre Area High 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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Save Money with the Emergency Broadband Benefit

Take advantage of discounts of up to $50 per month towards internet service and a possible $100 discount on a onetime purchase of a computer, laptop, or tablet!  The Wilkes-Barre Area School District wants you to be aware of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program.  This temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
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New Website Design

Welcome to the newly designed website for the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.  We hope you find everything you need here.  Go Wolfpack!!!
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