Annual Back to School Night Celebration Aug. 23

Our annual Back to School Night celebration will be held next week on August 23, 2017 from 5:00-7:00pm in the parking lot next to our Central Administration Building on 718 Wallace Ave. There will be food, refreshments, registration opportunities, and free giveaways including: • Backpacks • School supplies • School district t-shirts • Books from […]

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August Open House for Turner Elementary Families

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Wilkinsburg Borough Launching Weekly Activities for Residents 60+ Years

Know a grandparent, family member or neighbor who might be interested? If so, please pass this information along!

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Transformation and Turnaround at the Wilkinsburg School District [White Paper]

“The Wilkinsburg School District is undergoing transformative changes.  The 2016-2017 school year brought a new Superintendent, Dr. Linda Iverson, who has already shown herself to be an effective agent of change.  And the new partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools has begun to bear fruit in the form of improved outcomes overall and a number of […]

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Wilkinsburg Sun July/August 2017 Issue

Lots of good district and community news in the July/August issue of  The Wilkinsburg Sun. Since we only posted our pages here, you’ll want to follow this link to read the newsletter in full: https://wilkinsburgsun.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/wilksunjuly2017web.pdf.  

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Community space planned for former Johnston Elementary School [Post-Gazette Article]

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Wilkinsburg Resident, Mae Knight, Class of ’17 Co-Valedictorian at Pittsburgh Westinghouse

Mae Knight, a Wilkinsburg resident attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy as part of the PPS/Wilkinsburg Partnership, spoke as the co-valedictorian of the class of 2017.  In addition to earning the academic distinction of co-valedictorian with her 4.23 cumulative GPA, Mae also played the clarinet for the school band and participated in theatre. Her spirit of activism and […]

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Turner Enrichment Students Tour Clayton Mansion, Greenhouse and Car and Carriage Museum at The Frick Pittsburgh

Turner Enrichment Students are a fabulous group of students that excel in the classroom academically and behaviorally. This year, they participated in a wide range of projects such as building a community out of edible ingredients and various novel studies including Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Percy Jackson. […]

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Staff at Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools Honor Their Retirees

Last Friday, the staff of Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools each threw a luncheon to honor and celebrate their respective retirees: John Fowler, Phyllis Loeffler, Roseanne Shak and Lois Clark. Best wishes to you! Enjoy the R&R.

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Bouncy Houses, Slides and Dunk Tank at Turner Elementary’s End of the Year Field Day

Turner students from Pre-k through the 6th grade had a fun filled field day that included bouncy houses, slides, miniature golf, parachute fun and a dunk tank. They had a great time and especially enjoyed dunking their teachers!

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Half Day Early Dismissal Dates for 2017-2018 School Year

Important letter to parents from Superintendent about next year’s half day early dismissals. Early Dismissal Form

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