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Dr. David W. Kistler Elementary News

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Fresh Produce Pick Up

Join us on the Following Days for a Fresh Produce Kit between 11:00- 12:00pm @ Heights, Kistler, Solomon, Flood and Dodson Meal Pick up! Students will be given a bag that contains the ingredients to make the Recipe of the Day. (While Supplies Last)
  • Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 Make Your Own: Strawberry Spinach Salad! 
  • Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021 Let’s Stay Hydrated with Fruit Salad! 
  • Tuesday, June 29, 2021 It’s Taco Salad Tuesday Time!  
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WBASD Federal Programs

June Title I Newsletter

Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families.
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Family Broadband / Internet Survey

Without Internet access and connected devices, many students in our communities lack the ability to participate in remote learning and complete homework after the school day has ended. In an effort to identify these gaps, the PA Association of Intermediate Units (PAIU) and Penn State Extension have teamed up to conduct a short survey. The data collected will greatly assist our schools with obtaining local, state and federal broadband funding to provide additional resources to our students and families. Thank you in advance for your time in taking this survey!
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YMCA Power Scholars Application

Power Scholars Academy™ is an exciting, fun program that will keep your child learning and growing all summer.

The YMCA Power Scholars Academy™ stops summer learning loss and gets students ready for back to school success giving them new tools to become confident students and opportunities to explore new places and possibilities. Kistler Elementary School Power Scholars Program is open to Wilkes-Barre Area students currently enrolled in Kindergarten thru 6th grade.
Application (Español) 
For more details, visit the YMCA site and scroll to the bottom of the Child Care page .
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Save Money with the Emergency Broadband Benefit

Take advantage of discounts of up to $50 per month towards internet service and a possible $100 discount on a onetime purchase of a computer, laptop, or tablet!  The Wilkes-Barre Area School District wants you to be aware of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program.  This temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
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Pediatric Associates of Kingston

Student Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic

With anticipation that the CDC will be approving the Pfizer Vaccine for children 12 years old and older, the Wilkes-Barre Area School District has collaborated with the Pediatrics Association of Kingston to provide Wilkes-Barre Area students, ages 12 and up, with the Pfizer vaccine. The free vaccination clinic will be held on Thursday, May 13, at Kistler Elementary School from 3:30 to 5:30 for the first shot and then on Thursday, June 3, at Kistler Elementary School from 3:30 to 5:30 for the second shot.
 
A survey is available in Skyward Family Access if you are interested in your student receiving a vaccination.  For those who do not have Skyward Family Access, please contact your child’s school and they will complete the survey for you. 

All students must have a completed consent form that can be printed from our website here or picked up in the school’s main office.  All students ages 12 to 15 must have a completed consent form and must be accompanied by an adult.  Students ages 16 and older must have a completed consent form but do not need to be accompanied by an adult.
 
Please note:  the vaccine is free of cost but insurance information is needed.  If you do not have insurance, you are still eligible to receive the vaccine free of charge.
 
If you are interested in having your child receive the Pfizer vaccine, please respond "yes" to the survey in Skyward. 
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Crafting Chronicles Literacy Event

The "Crafting Chronicles" literacy event is being held this weekend at the Osterhout library for students in grade k-3. Sign up by clicking the flier if you plan to attend!

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Contact

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

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