February 26, 2021
Starting on Monday, March 1st, option 1 elementary students will return to in-person instruction.
Secondary students in grades 7 through 12 will remain virtual with a tentative return date of March 8th. 

The District will continue following all recommendations from the PA Department of Education, and the Department of Health.  
    Please review COVID-19 prescreening form located on our District website daily prior to sending children to school.  
    Masks are required at all times except when eating lunch.
    Temperature checks will be completed daily.  
    Social distancing will be maintained.
Students will follow their regular schedules.  Additional information will be provided by building administration.

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WBASD Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences
The Wilkes-Barre Area School District will be holding Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, March 16th for all elementary schools, Wednesday, March 17th for Solomon Junior High, and Thursday, March 18th for all secondary schools.  The first session is open from 8:30 am to noon, and the second session is open from 1:00 to 4:00.  Many teachers will be using the ZOOM platform to utilize the waiting room feature. Click here for step by step instructions for accessing the Parent Teacher link for your virtual conferences!

(Note: Your student's teacher(s) may be making special arrangements or scheduled phone calls through their own messaging apps.  Please follow those directions if instructed.)

If you cannot attend virtual conferences or need additional time, parents and guardians are always welcome to schedule an appointment with teachers at any time if needed.
FAFSA Webinar
PHEAA is offering two (2) virtual FAFSA Overview webinars in March for students and their families who may need help in completing the 2021-22 FAFSA application.  This webinar will be very helpful to seniors who have not competed the FAFSA application.   The first webinar will be offered on March 3, 2021 at 6:30 PM and the second webinar will be offered on March 24, 2021 at 6:30 PM.  
After each webinar PHEAA will have staff available to assist students and their families with any follow up questions they may have at that time.  
Student can call the toll free number at 1-800-722-8289.  
Details about the webinars and phone number are listed on the attached flyer. 
Wednesday, March 3 REGISTER HERE
Wednesday, March 24 REGISTER HERE
10:50 Class: Register in advance for this webinar:
11:30 Class: Register in advance for this webinar:
2:35 Class: Register in advance for this webinar:
The Wolfpack Players present: You're a Good Man Charlie Brown
The Wolfpack Players are proud to present:
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown - A Broadway Musical.
In this feel good musical for all ages, Charlie Brown and the entire Peanuts gang explore life's great questions as they play baseball, struggle with homework, sing songs, swoon over their crushes, and celebrate the joy of friendship.
Based on The Comic Strip Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz
Book, Music and Lyrics by Clark Gesner
Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer
Additional Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Original Direction for this version of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown by Michael Mayer
Originally Produced in New York by Arthur Whitelaw and Gene Persson
Show Dates:
Thursday, February 25 at 7pm
Friday, February 26 at 7pm
Saturday, February 27 at 7pm
Sunday, February 28 at 2pm

WBASD Federal Programs February Title I Newsletter
Click on the article title above to access this month's Title I Newsletter with helpful tips for students and families. 


Wilkes-Barre Area School District STEM Academy
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Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 
For information regarding the STEM Academy, contact 
Robert Watkins, EL Meyers Principal
Keith Eberts, Stem Headmaster 
Diane McFarlane, Guidance Counselor 
(570) 826-7111 (ext. 8109)


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