Friday, December 4, 2020:
The District has received updated information regarding Luzerne County’s transmission rates for COVID-19. Luzerne County remains in the substantial category. Based on recommendations provided by the PA Department of Health and the PA Department of Education, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District will continue virtual learning for the month of December. The District will provide an update regarding a return to in-person learning for "Option 1" students during the last week of December. For additional information please visit the COVID-19 Page on the District website.
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Cap and Gown Order form Cap and Gown Ordering
YOU MUST ORDER A CAP AND GOWN!
The basic package is cap, gown, and tassel. It is up to you to order the extra items. If you do not order by January 1, 2021, the company will be charging an additional $10 late fee. The link is below. Open the attachment for more information.
WBA November Meal Distribution
The Nutrition Group will be conducting meal distribution for all kids 18 and under.  Pick-up locations are at Heights, Kistler, Flood, Dodson, and Solomon Elementary Schools.  Please see the calendar for distribution dates in November by clicking the article title.
WBASD Everyone Eats for Free!
The Nutrition Group will be conducting meal distribution for all kids 18 and under each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:15-4:00PM. Pick-up locations are at Heights, Kistler, Flood, Dodson, and Solomon Elementary Schools. 


WBASD Prescreening Tool
Attention Parents & Guardians: Please Utilize the Prescreening Tool prior to sending your child/children to school. It is imperative for our school community to stay healthy and safe.
Parental Right to Refuse English Language Development Services
Please click the READ MORE link to download the attached form. Complete and return it to the school by October 9, 2020, if you voluntarily decide not to have your child placed in any separate, specialized English Language Development (ELD) service or instructional program. The "waiver" indicates a desire to waive the child from participation in all or some of the ELD programs or services offered by the school.  
WBASD Option 3 Students
Students in Option 3 should ensure they have their Chromebook or device and their Google Username and Password.  By the end of the day on Friday make sure you can log into your District Gmail account.  Next week when usernames and passwords become available for Edgenuty or Compass they will be sent to your District email address. 
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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
Calendar
Dec
1
Cap and Gown Ordering
Tue Dec 1 2020
to Thu Dec 31 2020

Dec
1
Keystone Exams Wave 1
Tue Dec 1 2020
to Tue Dec 15 2020

Dec
4
Dec
7
December Board Meeting
Mon Dec 7 2020
Dec
7
Dec
8
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