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2017 PA Community on Transition Conference

The primary purpose of this conference is to expand the capacity of schools, agencies
and communities, in partnership with youth, young adults and families, in promoting the
successful transition of youth/young adults with disabilities to post-school outcomes of
employment, post-secondary education and training, community participation and healthy
lifestyles. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about effective practices to assist
youth/young adults with disabilities to explore possibilities, take advantage of their
opportunities, and actively advocate for their future.

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PIAA Basketball Championship Contest
Crossing Guards Needed - Edwardsville

The Edwardsville Borough​ is seeking applicants for School Crossing Guards.  You need not be an Edwardsville resident.  If interested, please contact the Chief of Police, Mr. David Souchick at (570) 288-8463.
Applicants are required to provide up-to-date Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Background Check, and FBI Clearance, which includes fingerprinting. Forms and registration can be obtained at www.KeepKidsSafe.pa.gov. 
Crossing Guards Needed - Kingston

The Municipality of Kingston is seeking applicants for School Crossing Guards.  Applications for the positions are available at the Kingston Municipal Building, 500 Wyoming Avenue, Kingston, Pennsylvania 18704, and also under Employment Opportunities at www.kingstonpa.org.  Hours average 2-3 hours per day at $10 per hour.

Applicants are required to provide up-to-date Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Background Check, and FBI Clearance, which includes fingerprinting. Forms and registration can be obtained at www.KeepKidsSafe.pa.gov.  

The Municipality of Kingston is an equal opportunity employer.
Kindergarten Registration 2017-2018
Kindergarten Registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be conducted during the months of February and March.  Parents may access the registration site as of February 2017.  Parents may register children for kindergarten if the child is five years of age on or before September 1, 2017.  First grade entrants must be six years of age on or before September 1, 2017.

Kindergarten Registration can now be accessed 24/7 on-line by visiting the Wyoming Valley West Registration site at https://registration.wvwsd.org

If you do not have access to a computer you may call the Central Office at 570-288-6551 extension 10602 to set up an appointment to use a district computer.  After you have registered on-line and at the end of the registration process you will be prompted to make an appointment with the registrar.  At that time of the appointment you will be required to present the child’s birth certificate, immunization records, parent/guardian identification and proof of residency. 

You will be notified of a date in May for the Kindergarten Screening Process. Areas to be covered in the screening include vision, hearing, education, gross motor control and immunization/health history.  The following immunizations are required:  4 doses of Diphtheria and Tetanus vaccine (one dose of this vaccine must be administered on or after the fourth birthday); 3 doses of Polio vaccine; 3 doses of Hepatitis B vaccine; 2 doses of Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR); 2 doses Varicella vaccine (chicken pox) or proof of disease.
High School and Middle School Spring Physicals
Shoe Drive Campaign

Please help support the Middle School by donating used and new shoes at your schools collection box.
The WVW Middle School is starting a shoe drive campaign.  This is a great way to empty closets, save the environment, help micro-enterprises, and make some money. The proceeds will be used towards educational experiences outside of the classroom for our middle school students.  Please see the attached documents for additional information and a list of the micro-enterprise countries that will also benefit from our drive.

February 6th - The Middle school will kick off the campaign.
During the campaign our elementary buildings, high school, local colleges, synagogues, churches, gyms, and some businesses will also have collection boxes. 
We would like your assistance in making this campaign successful.  
Weeks 1-6 February 6th-March 17th collection of shoes 
Weeks 7-8 March 20th- April 1st.  preparation of shoes for shipment
All shoes will be collected to include flip flops and bedroom slippers except ice skates and roller skates.
Thank you in advance for your support.
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2016-2017 School Calendar
Luzerne County Head Start Information

Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is a free preschool education and home visiting program dedicated to enriching the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of children from birth to age five. The program offers comprehensive health, nutritional, and other support services to eligible pregnant women, children and families. Luzerne County Head Start, Inc. is a private non-profit organization that provides services in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. We are dedicated to helping children attain school readiness and build a strong educational foundation.

Contact us today!  (570) 829-6231

To learn more about the services we offer, visit our website:  http://lchs.hsweb.org

To contact our Recruitment Office in order to apply for the program, visit our website and select the recruitment image at the top of the page.
Guest Teachers 2016

Guest Teacher Program

The Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18 Guest Teacher Program is a service offered to our local school districts, Career and Technical Institutes and the Intermediate Unit programs in Luzerne and Wyoming counties. The purpose of the program is to train individuals with a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a variety of fields interested in serving as substitute teachers. The program provides substitute teacher training to people who have a bachelor’s degree but do not have a Pennsylvania teaching certificate. The blended training sessions, conducted by Luzerne Intermediate Unit professionals, will provide instruction in Planning and Preparation, Classroom Environment, Instruction, and Professionalism. This will be done in two parts. There is an online training and one ˝ day training onsite from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. Guest teachers leave the program with an emergency permit issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and the basic knowledge to be an effective day-to-day substitute teacher in the consortium school districts and/or Luzerne Intermediate Unit classrooms. The opportunities are rewarding and gratifying.

Below are the important dates for the spring 2016 Guest Teacher Program
February 26, 2016: Deadline to return completed application
March 3 and 7, 2016: Interviews
March 8, 2016: ˝ Day Professional Development Session
March 30, 2016: Meet and Greet Session

Click the link for Program, Required Applications, Forms and Paperwork
Clicking this link will direct you away from the WVWSD webpage to the liu18.org


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