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Hailey Ondish Creates Winning Design for Fine Arts Fiesta Poster/Tshirts

Hailey Ondish, a 12th grade student at Wilkes-Barre Area High School’s Creative and Performing Arts Academy has been awarded top honors in the 2024 Fine Arts Fiesta Poster Contest. Her design is featured on Fiesta posters and T-shirts which will be available on Public Square during Fiesta which runs May 16 through 19. Shown from left are:Susan Braden, poster contest chairperson; Lisi Edgerton, framing consultant at contest sponsor Marquis Art and Frame; Hailey Ondish, first place winning artist; and Ann Saxton, Fine Arts Fiesta Board President.
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Student looking at Artwork

Circle Centre Highlights Work of CAPAA Students

Wilkes-Barre Area's Creative and Performing Arts Academy recently had student work on display at the Wyoming Valley Art League's Circle Centre for the Arts in downtown Wilkes-Barre.  Click here to read the full article on the Times Leader.
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24/25 - School Year CAPAA Application is open as of March 3, 2024 until April 22, 2024!!!

It is with great excitement for the 2024-2025 school year that The Wilkes-Barre Area School District Creative and Performing Arts Academy announce that as of March 3, 2024, the application process is open to all students, in current grades 8th thru 11th, interested in auditioning/interviewing for the Creative and Performing Arts Academy of the Wilkes-Barre Area School District in the following tracks: Art, Music: Choral/Vocal Performance, Music: Instrumental Performance, Theatre Arts.

Application is open to all current WBA students and participating other districts. 

Application deadline is April 22, 2024. 

Click link to access the application. Application deadline is April 22, 2024.

More information about WBASD CAPAA can be found at:

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CAPAA Art Students Win National Recognition in the 2024 IHL Art Competition

CAPAA Art is proud to announce that four students received national recognition in THE AMERICAN RED CROSS 2024 IHL Art Competition! Congratulations to Davida Brannigan, Evie Yanaitis, Molly Simko and Paige Radjavitch! Please click the header to read more and see their award wining pieces!!

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CAPAA Students at Work

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