Celebrate Wilkinsburg with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

The theme of the 12th annual Wilkinsburg Community Concert is “Celebrate Wilkinsburg.” This year, resident conductor Larry Loh will conduct the concert and WQED-FM’s Jim Cunningham is our guest host. The concert also features Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members, Rhian Kenny and Jennifer Steele, as soloists. All proceeds of the concert benefit music programs at the […]

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Wilkinsburg School District to upgrade elementary schools

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Wilkinsburg School District takes big step in improving finances

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Photo Gallery: iPads Put to the Test

On Monday, February 9, 300 students in Wilkinsburg’s Kelly and Turner elementary schools received their own i-Pads as part of a district-wide initiative to increase student achievement. Photo credit: Gary Pete

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Wilkinsburg schools plan to put an iPad in hands of all students

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Wilkinsburg Uses iPads for Personal Literacy Learning

Fifth grade Kelly Elementary school teacher Kelly Polosky helps her student Dajuan Hamilton with the eSpark app on the schools new iPads.Credit Sarah Schneider
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Wilkinsburg Students side-by-side with CMU’s Wind Ensemble

Five Wilkinsburg High School students had the chance to perform with members of Carnegie Mellon University’s wind ensemble in a special side-by-side concert on Thursday, February 5th. The performance was part of a special concert put on by CMU and included performances by the World Drumming ensemble made of students from Kelly and Turner elementary […]

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iPads to be Given to Students in New Technology Initiative

On Monday, February 9, 300 students in Wilkinsburg’s Kelly and Turner elementary schools will receive their own i-Pads as part of a district-wide initiative to increase student achievement.  Students at Kelly Elementary School will receive their i-Pads from 1 to 1:30 p.m. and children at Turner Elementary School will theirs from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m.  In case of […]

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Wilkinsburg board plans for elementary school renovations

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Keystone to Opportunity: 2014-2015 Focus Areas

Focus Area I To form a DISTRICT DATA TEAM that will be comprised of members from the Individual Building Data Teams.  The District Data Team will analyze and collaborate about data i.e., benchmarks to include GRADE, GMADE, Study Island, etc., as well as CDTs across grade levels and between and among buildings.  With an emphasis […]

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The Challenge Program Kicks Off Program at Wilkinsburg High School

Students at Wilkinsburg High School were recently introduced to The Challenge Program, Inc. during a kick-off assembly at their school. During the assembly, student volunteers participated in a mock interview challenge to demonstrate how developing the right work habits and behaviors will set them apart from other jobseekers. Each interview question was linked with one […]

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