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.
“Can you sell a defective product?” a Junior Achievement instructor asked Mrs. Botti’s class of second graders, who responded in a mirthful chorus of “Nos.” Just moments before, the students learned practical information about businesses and how all jobs help a community. After being presented with a hypothetical scenario – such as opening a box […]
Operation Warm and Pittsburgh Firefighters Give Free Coats to Kelly Kindergarten and First Grade Students
In cooperation with Operation Warm, Pittsburgh firefighters provided free coats to every kindergarten and 1st grade student at Kelly School for the 3rd year in a row. The kids were so excited, and they look so cute in their warm coats. We are very thankful to the firefighters for their continuing generosity.
On November 26, students from Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy – including new students from Wilkinsburg – carried the opening banner for the WPXI Holiday Parade. They did a wonderful job showing their holiday and school spirit!
Congratulations to our November Students of the Month! Recipients of the award also enjoyed a pizza party lunch in reward for their hard work.
Allies Silver Leaf #45 proudly presents the 2016 “Stuff the Bus” Holiday Toy Drive. This program benefits the underserved K-12 students of the Pittsburgh area. Please bring new and unwrapped gifts to one of the following locations: The Pittsburgh Project (Nov. 26 from 2-4 pm) Prince Hall Masonic Temple (Nov. 26 from 5-7 pm) SD […]
Kelly Stars in grades 3-6 were rewarded for their hard work, good decision making and positive behavior with a field trip to the University of Pittsburgh for a Panther’s basketball game. Special thanks to Mrs. Galore for organizing the field trip. We had a great time! For pictures, check out the photo gallery on our […]
November is a time to say thank you. On Veterans Day, we wanted to make sure we thanked those who have given so much to our country. Kelly School honored the veterans in our students’ families by displaying their photos. Thank you for your service!