Wilkinsburg and Westinghouse 6th Grade Pen Pals Write to Future Classmates

Sixth graders from Wilkinsburg Schools and Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy began exchanging letters last month with their future classmates through a joint schools’ pen pal project. In one letter, a Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy student tells her Wilkinsburg pen pal about her favorite teachers and her goal to join the student council. She also offers recommendations and […]

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Fact Sheet for Wilkinsburg Students & Families About Pittsburgh Promise Scholarships

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Students Graduating From Pittsburgh Public Schools Now Eligible for Pittsburgh Promise Scholarships

On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Promise board voted unanimously to make Wilkinsburg students who graduate from Pittsburgh Public Schools eligible to receive Promise Scholarships beginning with the class of 2017. Students must also meet the enrollment, GPA, and attendance requirements of The Promise, and plan to attend an approved Pennsylvania post-secondary institution. Superintendent Dr. Iverson said […]

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Students Carry Opening Banner in WPXI Holiday Parade

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!

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“Stuff the Bus” Holiday Toy Drive

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 […]

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PSCC Meetings for Families with Students Attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse

Wilkinsburg families with child(ren) grades 7-12 attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy, are invited to this month’s Parent School Community Council (PSCC) meeting on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 with dinner served at 6:00pm.  PSCC provides a special opportunity for parents, staff and community members to work together as a team to respond to issues relevant to Westinghouse. […]

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6th Grade PPS Magnet Registration Now Open

Through our partnership with the Pittsburgh Public School District, our current 6th grade students from Wilkinsburg Schools may apply for up to three of the District’s 6-8 and 6-12 magnet schools for the 2017-2018 academic year. Keep in mind that the window to apply to CAPA has closed as of October 21. Registration for other PPS […]

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