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Wilkes-Barre Area School District 730 South Main Street Wilkes-Barre, PA  18711-0375
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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.

WBASD Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will be holding Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, March 16th for all elementary schools, Wednesday, March 17th for Solomon Junior High, and Thursday, March 18th for all secondary schools.  The first session is open from 8:30 am to noon, and the second session is open from 1:00 to 4:00.  Many teachers will be using the ZOOM platform to utilize the waiting room feature. Click here for step by step instructions for accessing the Parent Teacher link for your virtual conferences!

(Note: Your student's teacher(s) may be making special arrangements or scheduled phone calls through their own messaging apps.  Please follow those directions if instructed.)

If you cannot attend virtual conferences or need additional time, parents and guardians are always welcome to schedule an appointment with teachers at any time if needed.
Skyward YouTube Logo Skyward Family Access Support
For tips and assistance navigating the Skyward Family Access portal, please see the help videos on the Skyward SMS YouTube Channel.  You can find the link for the channel to the right in the Quick Links on this page.  
Google Classroom Icon Getting enrolled in your 2020-2021 Google Classrooms
If logged onto a WBA district Chromebook with your district google account, click here to take you directly to the Google Classroom page. You will see any classrooms you have been invited to by your current teachers.  Click the button to Join.


On any other device, click here to take you directly to the Google Classroom sign in page, and then sign into Google Classroom with your district google account.  You will also see any classrooms you have been invited to.  Click the button to Join.

Personal gmail accounts will not work.
WBASD Federal September 2020 Title I Newsletter
Click the read more link to find this month's edition of the Title I newsletter.
WBASD New Student Registration
Online registration for all new Wilkes-Barre Area students will begin on July 27th. 
Click here for more information.  
WBASD Dress Code Revisions
Revisions to the Wilkes-Barre Area School District Dress Code were approved at the School Board Meeting held on June 24, 2019. These updates will be implemented for the start of the 2019-20 school year. Click on the article title to download a copy of the revised Dress Code. 
WBA #runwiththepack
Are you ready to #runwiththepack ? 
Download our free app for your smartphone!  
 "Wilkes Barre Area Wolfpack" 
wbasd The Wolfpack Spring Fling into Wellness
Please join us for a festival that will provide our students, their families and the community with information regarding available services. This free event will be filled with music, games and prizes as well as a cook out at no cost to participants. 

The Spring Fling will be held on JUNE 7, 2019 from 3:30PM to 6:30PM at Wilkes-Barre Memorial Stadium.  If rain occurs, the event will be moved to Kistler Elementary School. Check out the article from The Citizens' Voice. 
Federal Programs Logo February 2019 Title I Parent Resource Newsletter
Check out the February Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.  
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.
WBASD Attendance Policy
As of September 20, 2018, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District has approved an updated Attendance Policy for all students. The Policy is available on the Student Resources page or by clicking here
WBASD Attention Parents: Student Registration Update
Starting Tuesday, August 28, 2018, all registrations will be conducted at the student’s home school building.  Students attending Mackin will need to register at Coughlin High School.  All requirements and necessary documentation is still needed.  
Affordable Colleges Logo Are you preparing for college?
With the high cost of post-secondary education, students and families should consider schools and programs that offer the best value without making loan payments for the next twenty years. For more information, visit affordablecolleges.com.   Here you can find information from their affordability center, college rankings and degree breakdowns to make a better informed decision. 
WBASD School Vaccination Requirements 2017-18 School Year
Please click the "Read more" link to see the attached documents regarding changes to the vaccination requirements for school students for the 2017-2018 school year.