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Special Programs for Students

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District is proud to offer specialized programing for students.
  • Wilkes-Barre Area Cyber Academy
  • Wilkes-Barre Area STEM Academy
  • Creative and Performing Arts Academy
  • Business Academy
  • Dual Enrollment

For more information regarding these programs, please contact:
Mr. Hal Gabriel, Administrator, [email protected]
(570) 826-7111 ext. 2110

Mrs. Jill Saporito, Guidance Counselor, [email protected]

WBA Online Summer School and Credit Recovery

See the attached flyer for information regarding summer school and end of year credit recovery options available for Wilkes-Barre Area students in grades 9 through 12.  The flyer includes the link to register for available courses.

Senior Chromebook Collection

Collection of chromebooks and chargers that were used from the Wilkes-Barre Area School District will be collected on June 1st from 9 am until 2:30 pm in the Main office of the High School. If you cannot make it on this date, please contact Mr. Gabriel to set up a time and date. You will not receive your diploma if you do not return the chromebook and charger.

Remaining in Cyber School for 2023-2024

All students who are currently enrolled in Cyber School and plan to remain in Cyber school, please contact Mr. Gabriel, through email and or fill out the Cyber School Contract Form located under the Links page on the Cyber School Information page.

Students remaining in Cyber School for the 23-24 school year, should indicate what grade they will be
entering at the beginning of the new school year. This is very important.

If you plan on returning to IN PERSON next school year, please email Mr. Gabriel. Do not fill out the Cyber school Contract Form. This will help the building principals schedule you for the next school year. Please indicate what grade you will be entering next school year, when you send Mr. Gabriel the email.

Keystone Exam Notice - IMPORTANT

Monitor when you will be asked to report to the high school to participate in the exams.  All testing days will begin at 9:00 AM and conclude at 11:45 AM.  Transportation to the high school on your scheduled testing date will be available at your neighborhood bus stop.  At the conclusion of the test, you will need to provide your own transportation home.  Please note the exams are mandatory.

May 15th and 16th:  Biology
This test is for all students presently taking a biology class (Adv Bio 1, Bio 1, and L/S Bio).  

May 17th:  No testing

May 18th and 19th:  Literature Make Ups
This testing is for any 11th grade English student who either did not show up for the exam earlier this school year or for those who did not score proficient or better.

May 22nd and 23rd:  Algebra Make Ups
This testing if for any student who did not show up for the exam earlier this school year or for those who did not score proficient or better.

Last Day to Order your Cap and Gown

Tuesday, February 28th is the last day to order your cap and gown for graduation ceremonies.  You can order during any lunch period or from 4-6 pm after school.  You need one in order to walk across the date on June 9th! There will be a date later on in the school year when you will be able to pick up your cap and gown. This date will be announced at a different time.  Please click below for the Cap and Gown flyer which includes a QRCode you can use to scan and order online!

Tutoring Available

After school tutoring is available at the High school on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Transportation is not provided.  If interested, please see the attached flyer for complete information and use the registration link to sign up!

Chromebook Insurance Available

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Insurance is available for all students have have been issued a Chromebook for use in Cyber School this year.  There has been a slight increase in the cost of the insurance this year.  Please click on the information links to find out more!