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.
The Pennsylvania System of School Assessment, also known as the PSSA, measures student achievement of the State’s academic standards for reading, mathematics, science and writing. By using these standards, educators, parents and administrators can evaluate their students’ strengths and weaknesses to increase scores. However, assessment scores just represent a snapshot in time of student performance […]
Mrs. Sciullo’s 1st grade class was very surprised and excited this morning to find that the leprechaun left shamrocks on their desks with messages filled out by a loved one at home. They wrote “I am lucky to have you because…..” Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Save the Date!!! Do you have a child that will be 5 years old by September 1, 2017? IF so, they are READY for Kindergarten! Please join the Wilkinsburg School District for a Pre-Registration breakfast for Kindergarten ready families. **Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 8:30 AM at Kelly Elementary** or **Friday, March 31, 2017 @ […]
After reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, the students at Kelly and Turner learned what snacks are healthy and what ones are not. They joined Ms. Michelle and Mr. David from Nutrition Group, our food service company, in the cafeteria for an activity. Each student was given a tray with a piece of celery, cream cheese, […]
Check out our page in The Wilkinsburg Sun! To read the community letter in full, please visit: https://wilkinsburgsun.files.wordpress.com/2008/06/wilksunmar17web.pdf. Calendar correction: March 28 from 10am-1pm is a Transition Day field trip for our sixth grade students at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy, not a Council Legislative Session.
“Live at the Apollo” and “We Are More” Student Performances Commemorate and Celebrate Black History Month
Throughout the month of February, the students and staff at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools planned activities to commemorate and celebrate Black History Month. Turner Elementary students researched the many accomplishments African Americans have made in music, rounding off the month with a student-performed show titled “Live at the Apollo.” The performance featured each grade […]