March 5, 2021
Starting on Monday, March 1st, option 1 elementary students will return to in-person instruction.
Secondary students in grades 7 through 12 will remain virtual with a tentative return date of March 15th. 

The District will continue following all recommendations from the PA Department of Education, and the Department of Health.  
    Please review COVID-19 prescreening form located on our District website daily prior to sending children to school.  
    Masks are required at all times except when eating lunch.
    Temperature checks will be completed daily.  
    Social distancing will be maintained.
Students will follow their regular schedules.  Additional information will be provided by building administration.

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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.
The Wolfpack Players present: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
The Wolfpack Players are proud to present:
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown - A Broadway Musical.
In this feel good musical for all ages, Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.
Based on The Comic Strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Original Direction for this version of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown by Michael Mayer
Originally Produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson
Show Dates:
Thursday, February 25 at 7pm
Friday, February 26 at 7pm
Saturday, February 27 at 7pm
Sunday, February 28 at 2pm

Junior Class Gertrude Hawk Chocolate Fundraiser
Dear Parents:
We hope this letter finds you and your family well in these challenging times. We would like to introduce ourselves, we are the advisors to the Junior Class Officers. Michael Bergold 9th grade United States History Teacher at Mackin and Kris Bergold Guidance Secretary for Coughlin High School.
Junior Class President Chris Torres
Junior Class Vice President Nia Cruz
Junior Class Secretary Keyana Amigon
Junior Class Treasurer Raina Kioske
For many years the Junior Class has done a Gertrude Hawk Fundraiser raising funds for different activities during the school year. We have decided to continue this tradition and luckily Gertrude Hawk has added an online option. The money raised will either be used for some activities this year or will follow this Junior class to their Senior Year.
Please see the attached catalogue for Gertrude Hawk Easter Candy. If you would like to place an order follow the directions on the last page to place your order online. You must sign up as a seller here is the Group ID Your ID # 103352
Shipping options are
1. To ship to the school for pick up
2. for an added cost ship directly to your home address.
Please have all orders in by FEB 20, 2021
Please if you have any questions we can be reached by email
[email protected] or [email protected]
Thank you
Coughlin High School Junior Class Officers and Advisors
Leadership Wilkes-Barre Attention Sophomores: Junior Leadership Now Accepting Applications
Junior Leadership Wilkes-Barre (JLWB) is a transformative personal and professional leadership development program for high school juniors that provides training techniques to advance leadership skills while increasing community awareness and civic responsibility to affect positive change. Students participate in JLWB during their Junior year of high school. Applications to the JLWB program must be completed during the Sophomore year and are subject to a Selection Process. Any sophomore in good academic standing from public, parochial, charter, and/or private schools in Northeast Pennsylvania may apply (with permission from their school Guidance Office and Administration) no later than March 8, 2021. If you’re interested in becoming a member of the JLWB class, visit their website, contact Jessica Cronauer at (570) 270-5323, or inquire in your school’s guidance office.
Cover of the Journal Read all about it! Volume 128 of the Journal is out now!
Pandemic aside, the longest running school publication has persevered.  Read the latest addition of the Journal out now!
Wyoming Valley Alcohol and Drug Services PREP: Prevention Resources and Education for Parents
Caron Treatment Centers is proud to offer a FREE virtual presentation of PREP: Prevention Resources and Education for Parents on February 21st, 2021 from 12pm-1pm.
This one hour live presentation provides parents and caregivers of middle and high school students with information that research shows can help reduce the chances that their teen will engage in substance use.
To register, please email Nicole Rex at [email protected]

Year Book Orders

The Last Coughlin Yearbook is now available to order.




All orders will be ONLINE only.  Please follow the direct link:


If for any reason you have issues, the school code is: 21329


You can always email Dr. P with any specific issues [email protected]


Price of the book will be $60 and must be paid in full when ordering.

Orders will be accepted through April 1, 2021


James M. Coughlin High School
80 North Washington Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
(570) 826-7111 (Ext. 2108) 
Office Fax: 570-819-5036 
Mackin School
13 Hillard Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 
(570) 235-6894
Office Fax: 570-819-5037


Yearbook Sales
Thu Feb 18 2021
to Thu Apr 1 2021

2021-2022 - School Year CAPAA-Application
Mon Mar 1 2021
to Fri May 21 2021

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Thu Mar 18 2021
Easter Vacation
Thu Apr 1 2021
to Mon Apr 5 2021

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