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Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary News

2024 Kistler PSSA Testing Schedule

Click on the attached documents for the PSSA schedule and important information. This is a copy of information that was sent home with your student. 

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Title 1 Connections Newsletter - April

Check out this month's issue of the Title I Connections Newsletter.  You will find tips for parents, important reminders, and information about events in our schools.
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Read Across America Week

Check out the photo gallery from the 2024 Read Across America / Dr. Seuss Week at Kistler. Click the MORE+ to see our pictures. 

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Read Across America Week at Kistler

From March 4, 2024, through March 8, 2024, we will celebrate “Read Across America Week” in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.  During this week students will participate in classroom activities and school-wide programs focused on celebrating reading.  One activity will be dressing up daily according to the themes below while following the district dress code policy. Click on the attached files to see the daily schedule for each grade level. 

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Ms. Yanora and the school community share in the celebration of Black History Month.

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Ms. Yanora’s Fourth Grade class along with the Dr. Kistler school community shared in the presentations
from three Wilkes-Barre Area (Meyers High School) graduates in celebration of Black History Month. Dr.
Brittany Yanora-Hong, Qadry (The Missile) Ismail, and Raghib (Rocket) Ismail. All three readers read
from African American authors and poets. They shared their life experiences and forwarded the
message of the importance of equality, inclusion, and acceptance. During the month of February, Ms.
Yanora’s class read poems, short stories and researched important investors, scientists, authors and

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Principal's Welcome Message

Mr. Brenner
Our mission here at Kistler Elementary is to inspire students to achieve personal goals through the context of community involvement, academic mastery, independence, and generosity within a safe learning environment.

Mr. Corey Brenner


Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary
301 Old River Road
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Main Office: 570-826-7230
Office Fax: 570-819-5070 

PSSA Testing

Mon Apr 22 2024
to Fri May 10 2024

Keystone Exams

Mon May 13 2024
to Fri May 24 2024

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