Kindergarten Registration Begins!

Schedule your appointment today!!! Call Summer Pendro @ 412-871-2105 When: May 23, 2018 Where: Hosanna House Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM ALL incoming Kindergarten students must go through the registration and screening process. Don’t delay! Schedule your appointment today. Local Organizations that will be present: Greater Pgh Community Food Bank, Community Empowerment Association, Community Forge, […]

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School Reconfiguration Approved

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April Issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun 2018

The April issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun has arrived! Check out the Wilkinsburg School District page below and the full issue at this link here.

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15th Wilkinsburg Community Concert – An American Salute with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 7:00 P.M. Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium Andrés Franco, conductor An evening of patriotic music for friends and families with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Wilkinsburg. The concert features Wilkinsburg students, Mayor Marita Garrett as narrator, and other special soloists. Selections include “Amazing Grace,” “God Bless America,” and The Armed Forces Salute. […]

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Miss Cookie’s Last Story for the School Year

Miss Cookie came to read her fourth and final story of the school year to the kindergarten classes at Kelly. She read an Easter story, showed her collection of Winnie The Pooh stuffed animals and gave each student a miniature chick. The kids love Miss Cookie and will miss her.

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Student Social Studies Assignment on U.S. Landform Regions and Bodies of Water

Ms. Polosky’s 5th grade students worked in groups and researched various landform regions and bodies of water.  For both subjects, they created mini-posters with labeled maps and detailed notes.  The students presented their work on landform regions and bodies of water separately, allowing for practice and feedback on their public speaking skills.  Students showed significant […]

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[Photo Gallery] Students Write Letters to Malayaka House Peers in Uganda

50 Former Wilkinsburg HS Books Donated to Ugandan Orphanage Malayaka House. Accompanying these books were letters written by 5th and 6th grade Turner Elementary School students to the Ugandan children who will be receiving them. Photo gallery below:

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STEAM Lesson “Parachute Drop” Teaches 2nd Graders About Gravity

Turner second graders learned about gravity during STEAM class lesson “Parachute Drop.” First, students constructed the parachute itself, measuring the lengths of the chute and the string, and tying the knots themselves. Then, STEAM teacher Russ Bush taught the students about gravity and the rate at which chute falls in feet per second. Students conducted […]

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Black History Celebration at Turner Elementary School

Throughout the month of February, the students and staff at Turner Elementary engaged in various activities to commemorate and celebrate Black History Month.  Students researched and explored the many accomplishments of African Americans in History, Music, Science, Business, Government and Culture. The festivities culminated in the February 28th Black History Celebration on the beautiful former […]

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Wilkinsburg Schools Celebrated Dr. Seuss’s Birthday & Read Across America Day

At the beginning of the month, Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America Day. For example, the first graders at Turner dressed up as “Things” and rotated between other first grade classrooms to hear different books by Dr. Seuss and completed an activity to go with each story, which […]

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Wilkinsburg’s School District and Community Create Blueprint for the Future

Today, community leaders, parents, staff and administration sat down together and discussed the Wilkinsburg School District’s top assets, challenges, and goals. We believe that a brighter future for our children includes a partnership with our community, so we are grateful for the outpouring of support and meaningful feedback from our fellow community members. The conversations […]

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