Wilkinsburg School District is a small system of walkable neighborhood schools that has proudly served its community for over 100 years. Our board, leadership, and faculty promote academic excellence and personal growth through strong programs and community ties. Our commitment to continuous improvement in educational and extracurricular opportunities are evidenced at Kelly and Turner elementary schools, where programs and facilities are being upgraded, and through our middle and high school partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, which enables our children to take advantage of the superior learning opportunities at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy starting in 2016-2017.
On Monday, February 26, 2018, the Wilkinsburg School District, in partnership with The Nutrition Group, will launch an after school dinner program for all school-age children in Wilkinsburg. These meals are free and open to students 18 years of age or younger (Pre-K through 12th grade). Additional details in the flyer below:
Yesterday, 5th graders from Kelly Elementary attended a field trip hosted by the Carnegie Mellon Urban Music Partnership. They spent the morning exploring the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the afternoon collaborating with students and professors from Carnegie Mellon’s music department. Select 5th graders had the opportunity to perform in a side-by-side concert with […]
Check out these pictures from a recent Kelly Elementary School field trip to the Children’s Museum. The students had a lot of fun! Also, read the letter copied below from Pastor Deborah Warren of the #Wilkinsburg Second United Presbyterian Church. She was at the museum on the day of their field trip and wrote us a wonderful letter […]
Pre-K and Kindergartners at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools enjoyed a lovely visit by the Queen of Hearts. At her storytelling assemblies, students enacted parts of the story as characters and learned big words and ideas such as “cooperation” and “responsibility.”
This Saturday, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy – where our 7th-12th graders go to school – is hosting a Visioning Conference for the school community. Attending parents, students, teachers, staff, alumni and community members will have the opportunity to give their input and help build the framework for student success beyond high school. #PartnershipPride
Three cheers for our January Student of the Month winners! Congratulations and keep up the good work.
Miss Cookie visited Kelly Elementary School’s kindergarten classrooms to read students a story about Groundhog’s Day. She also brought her famous groundhog-shaped cookies. The students loved Miss Cookie’s company, story time and, of course, the treats!