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Book Drive & Carnival for Students!
A "Book Drive & Book Carnival" at the Osterhout Library is scheduled for this Saturday, May 8, 2021 for students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Click below for more information!
Book Drive & Carnival for Students!
A "Book Drive & Book Carnival" at the Osterhout Library is scheduled for this Saturday, May 8, 2021 for students in grades Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. Click below for more information!
Bag Lunch May & June 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 most Monday, Wednesday & Fridays from 3:15-4:00PM. For a complete calendar of meals and distribution times for the month of April, click on the article title.

WBASD Federal Programs May Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families.
Covid-19 Vaccines for Parents & Caregivers of WBASD Students Available!
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District & Harrold's Pharmacy Team-Up to Provide COVID Vaccines to our Parents and Caregivers!
2021- PSSA Parent Information Packet
Click the link to view our PSSA parent packet.  2021 PSSA Parent Packet.pdf
Bag Lunch Meal Distribution Updates
In observance of the Easter Break, meal distribution will take place on Monday, March 29, 2021, and Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Next week's distribution will take place on Tuesday, April 6, 2021,  Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 and Friday, April 9, 2021. All meals will be distributed between 3:15-4:00PM. Pick-up locations are at Heights, Kistler, Flood, Dodson, and Solomon Elementary Schools. 
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.

Contact

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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Apr
19
PSSA Testing Window
Mon Apr 19 2021
to Fri May 28 2021

May
17
Tentative Keystone Exams
Mon May 17 2021
to Fri May 28 2021

May
31
Jun
10
Tentative Graduation Day
Thu Jun 10 2021

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