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.
“When it’s a child’s birthday, we announce their name in the morning and they get a certificate, and they go up to pick out toys. You would think they were going into a box of jewels,” Sheila Haut says. “They are so thrilled to get these little trinkets. It’s so exciting to watch them glow.” To […]
Look at those proud smiling faces! Congratulations to this month’s winners. Keep up the good work.
This week, our younger classes stepped up to cheer on the students taking the PSSAs in grades 3-6, and they are doing a great job encouraging their older classmates. As a part of an “PSSA Classroom Adoption” activity at Kelly Elementary, each of the testing classrooms were assigned a PSSA Buddy Classroom from one of […]
The kindergarten classes at Kelly Elementary had fun this afternoon with their favorite story time reader Miss Cookie. She read Winnie the Pooh Easter and afterwards gave each student their own baby chick toy to take home. It was the last story time with Miss Cookie for this school year, and we cannot thank her […]
Starting in the 2016-2017 academic year, through a partnership with the Pittsburgh Public School District, Wilkinsburg students in grades 7-12 began attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy for middle school and high school. Sayvon Martin, 9th grade, and Chaquala Mullen, 7th grade, are two of those initial 200 Wilkinsburg students. Sayvon Martin Before coming to Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy, […]