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Wilkes-Barre Area Business Academy and King’s College Form Academic Partnership

The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Business Academy and King’s College will offer opportunities for affiliation in academics. Business Academy students will have the opportunity to engage in educational experiences on the King’s College campus during the spring semester of their senior year.

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Posted Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Business Academy has Strong Showing at tecBRIDGE's 21st Annual Business Plan Competition

Wilkes-Barre Area's Business Academy had a strong showing in its first appearance at tecBRIDGE's 21st Annual Business Plan Competition. The Times Leader interviewed one of our Academy teachers. The Times Leader article states, "Dr. Renee Pizzella, an instructor at Wilkes-Barre Area’s Business Academy, couldn’t stop gushing over her students. It was the school’s first time entering the competition and not only were her students finalists in the High School Division, but one of them, Charlie Litwin, was also a finalist for the Big Idea Essay." Read the full Times Leader article here.

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Posted Saturday, April 29, 2023

WBA FBLA Members Shine at State Competition

Seventy-two student members of the Future Business Leaders of America recently attended the State Competition in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Under the membership of teacher Ms. Amanda Mendoza and Mr. Mike Day, several students were winners in their business category.  Casey Morgan and Brandon Prevuznak earned an invitation to the national competition with their 2nd place win in Network Design.  Click more to see the list of winners and student photos.

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Posted Friday, April 21, 2023

Business Academy Store Steps Team Advances to Finals

The WBA Business Academy Store Steps team has been selected as one of the finalist to be recognized at the BPC Awards Event on April 27th. On Saturday, April 15th, the students presented in front of a panel of judges. Ten teams in total were selected to present during the live presentation round and in the end, six were chosen as finalists in the 2023 tecBRIDGE High School Business Plan Competition Division.

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Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Students Attend JA Inspire Live Career Exploration Trip

Business Academy students had the opportunity to attend the 2023 JA Inspire event located at the Mohegan PA Hotel & Convention Center. The event engages high school students in hands-on, experiential exhibits with local companies, exposing them to career opportunities available. They were able to create connections and help inspire them toward a pathway for future success. They also attended "real world rooms" to learn more about networking and using social media to find employment and tools to building their financial dream.

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Posted Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Julia Litwin Named a Finalist in the 2023 tecBRIDGE High School Big Idea Essay Competition

Julia Litwin was named a finalist in the 2023 tecBRIDGE High School Big Idea Essay Competition. This year's essay question was: Please describe one area that you feel our community can improve on.  What does improvement “look like” and what would it take to achieve? What role do you see yourself and other students taking in this change process?

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Posted Friday, April 14, 2023

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