Winter Wonders 2015, an event for Title 1 Parents and Staff, took place at the The Georgetown Center in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania, on March 18, 2015. This years theme, “Getting excited about writing with your children,” was brought to life by Special Guest Speaker, Tim Hartman (actor, storyteller, Broadway performer and singer).
Notice of Opportunity Scholarships Please Read: Important Information Affecting Your Child March 17, 2015 Dear Wilkinsburg School District Parent or Guardian, The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program (OSTCP) was created pursuant to Act 85 of 2012 (72 P.S. §1701-G.1, et seq). This program enables eligible students residing within the boundaries of a low-achieving school to apply for […]
Every month Kelly School students work on increasing positive behavior within their classroom and around the school. February was “Heart” month. Each classroom has a special bag to place their well-earned hearts. They can earn a heart for turning in homework, being respectful to peers and adults, coming to school on time, walking in the hallways, holding […]
Kelly Elementary hosted their Annual Read Across America Day on Monday, March 2, 2015. People from the community volunteered their time to come and read to the classrooms at Kelly Elementary. Thank you to the individuals that helped make this day a success. A special thank you to Dr. Matsook. Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
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 […]
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
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 […]