Walk For One Promise 2017 kicked off Saturday, April 29 with Dr. Anthony Hamlet from Pittsburgh Public Schools, our very own Dr. Linda Iverson, and Saleem Ghubril from The Pittsburgh Promise. What a wonderful event done in the spirit of partnership! We are so thankful that Wilkinsburg students attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy or a PPS magnet school are […]
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, […]
On Tuesday, our sixth graders spent the day at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy where they will attend school next year through our partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools. Students received a warm welcome during the morning assembly and listened to a panel of students talk about their transition experiences. Students also received a Westinghouse Bulldogs towel, met […]
District Representatives Present at Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials Conference
Ed Donovan, Board President, and Dr. Dan Matsook, our liaison for the PPS/WSD partnership, presented “Partner or Parish: Collaboration Saves A Historic Urban District” at the annual Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials conference last week. They talked about how our administration and board deliberated and finally approved a partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Sixth graders from Wilkinsburg Elementary Schools and Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy went on a field trip together to see “A Musical Journey Through Latin America,” which was conducted by Andres Franco of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (PSO) at Heinz Hall with musical pieces from Latin countries such as Chile and Mexico. After the concert, Wilkinsburg and […]