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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WBASD Federal Programs December Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families.  
Free Food Pantry-December 1, 2020 @ Heights-Click here for information
Good afternoon, there will be a free food pantry at Heights elementary tomorrow, Tuesday, December first at the school's front entrance. The food give-a-way will begin at 3:15 and end at 4:00 PM or once all food has been distributed. Thank you.
Buenas tardes, habrá una despensa de alimentos gratis en la escuela primaria Heights mañana, martes primero de diciembre en la entrada principal de la escuela. La entrega de comida comenzará a las 3:15 y terminará a las 4:00 PM o una vez que se haya distribuido toda la comida. Gracias.
Thanksgiving-School Schedule-IMPORTANT-Click This Link
Please follow the Thanksgiving Schedule-we wish our Heights School Community a happy, safe, and healthy Thanksgiving!
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.
Veteran's Day

Reminder: There is no school/virtual class on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 in honor of Veteran's Day. Thank you!


La escuela estará cerrada el Miércoles, 11 de noviembre 2020 en conmemoración del Día de los Veteranos. Gracias!

SHINE Program-Wilkes University
The SHINE program currently has openings in our virtual Afterschool program. This dynamic program offers students hands-on activities  in science,technology, engineering, arts and math in addition to live gym and yoga classes, art lessons, Spanish lessons and homework help.. This program is designed to help keep your children actively engaged in their education during this difficult time.
Take a moment and review our program flyer and interest form at the following link:
If you have any questions, please reach out to Carrie Jackson, at SHINE at [email protected] or call 570-417-1343.
WBASD Federal Programs November Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families. 
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. 


Forecaster Friday Announcement 10/23/2020
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Parent-Teacher Conferences & Election Day-Important Update for Option 1 Students
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Important Update! Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 8:30 am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm. ALL Option 1 students will not report to school October 22, 2020 and will be expected to complete assignments in their teachers' Google Classrooms that day. Teachers will send information about scheduling conference times within the next few days.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. ALL Option 1 students will not report to school that day and are expected to participate virtually with their teachers beginning at 9:45 AM. 
Thank you!

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¡Actualización importante! Las conferencias de padres y maestros se llevarán a cabo el jueves 22 de octubre de 2020 de 8:30 am a 12:00 pm y de 1:00 pm a 4:00 pm. TODOS los estudiantes de la Opción 1 no se presentarán a la escuela el 22 de octubre de 2020 y se espera que completen las tareas en las aulas de Google de sus maestros ese día. 

Los maestros enviarán información sobre la programación de los horarios de las conferencias en los próximos días.


El día de las elecciones es el martes 3 de noviembre de 2020. TODOS los estudiantes de la Opción 1 no se presentarán a la escuela ese día y se espera que participen virtualmente con sus maestros a partir de las 9:45 a.m.

¡Gracias!

iPad Distribution for Kindergarten Students-9/16/20 & 9/17/20 3:15 pm-4:00 pm

Good evening, this message is for parents and guardians of kindergarten students only. All kindergarten students may receive an ipad from Heights Elementary. We will distribute the ipads tomorrow, Wednesday and Thursday, September 16th and 17th. 3:15 PM until 4:00 PM at the front entrance. Parent ID must be shown. Thank you.

Buenas noches, este mensaje es solo para padres y tutores de estudiantes de kindergarten. Todos los estudiantes de kindergarten pueden recibir un ipad de Heights Elementary. Distribuiremos los ipads mañana miércoles y jueves 16 y 17 de septiembre. 3:15 PM hasta 4:00 PM en la entrada principal. Se debe mostrar la identificación del padre. Gracias.
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Heights Martin L. Murray Elementary
1 South Sherman Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7256
Office Fax: 570-819-5065 
 
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1
Keystone Exams Wave 1
Tue Dec 1 2020
to Tue Dec 15 2020

Dec
4
Celebrity Day
Fri Dec 4 2020
Dec
7
December Board Meeting
Mon Dec 7 2020
Dec
11
Wacky Tacky Day
Fri Dec 11 2020
Dec
18
Pajama Day
Fri Dec 18 2020
Dec
24
Christmas Vacation
Thu Dec 24 2020
to Fri Jan 1 2021

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