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Vegetables 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!  
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.
Chromebook Collection Chromebook/IPAD Collection
 
END OF THE YEAR - - CHROMEBOOKS & MATERIAL COLLECTION
Please be advised that beginning the week of June 7, 2021, Solomon-Plains Elementary School will begin collecting WBASD issued Chromebooks & IPADS for all Option 1, 2 & 3 Students. All Chromebooks and IPADs will be locked down & disabled through our tech department beginning at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Please review the important reminders and attached schedule below—all grade levels will be accepted on each day! 
IMPORTANT REMINDERS: 
  • Parent or Guardian must be present –signature after inspection will be required
  • Families MUST charge all devices prior to returning. 
  • Chromebooks/IPAD MUST be returned with the device's power supply and case (IPAD). 
  • All devices MUST be wiped down and clean prior to returning.
  • FAILURE TO RETURN the device or remit payment for lost or damaged property will result in graduation diplomas held, final report cards withheld, and/or delayed records being sent to new schools. All monies due must be submitted by Friday, June 30, 2021- if you are unable to drop off during these schedule times-please contact the main office.
DROP OFF LOCATION: MAIN DOORS (41 ABBOTT STREET)
DROP OFF TIMES: 
  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 - -  8:30 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.
  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9 - - 3:30-6:30 P.M. (AFTER SCHOOL DROP OFF) 
  • THURSDAY, JUNE 10TH - - 8:30 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M.
  • FRIDAY, JUNE 11TH - - 8:30 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M.
 
The student/family is obligated to assume the responsibility for the care and safekeeping of school property such as, but not limited to, textbooks, library books, laptop computers, calculators, and musical instruments, while assigned to the student’s use. Lost property is deemed as the non-return of the actual property, which was issued to the student. The student will be assessed charges for school property that is lost or damaged. Charges for lost or damaged textbooks or other property are based on the current replacement cost as pursuant to items 4 and 6 of the Student/Parent Technology Equipment Use Agreement.  
Thank you,
Mr. Justin Correll, Principal 
wifi logo 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!
SOLOMON COMMUNITY DAY - June 4th
Our schools will be having Solomon Disney Day to benefit A Moment of Magic Foundation. Kylee McGrane is the Founder and Executive Director of A Moment of Magic Foundation. She is a WBASD Graduate! Their mission is to restore the magic of believing at a time when a child needs to “just-be-a-kid” and to remind them to be BRAVE, STRONG, and FEARLESS! Since 2014 our volunteers have provided programming to 85 hospitals, collaborated with 129 nonprofit organizations and restored the magic into the lives of over 100,000 children worldwide suffering from cancer and other medical situations.

Students are encouraged to dress in Disney/Marvel/Pixar themed clothing. We asked those students participating to bring $1.00 as a donation to A Moment of Magic Foundation.
Community Hero Day Solomon Celebrates Our Community Heroes!
Our Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd and Special Education classes participated in a presentation from our local community first responders. Thank you to our Plains Police, Fire and EMS for teaching our students the importance of safety, protection and following laws. Additionally, thank you for taking our principal 65ft off the ground above the school in the bucket of the ladder truck to view our school's community! We truly respect everyone for their commitment to our community! Click on the title to see more Community Hero Day Pictures.  
ymca 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 .