Local News Coverage of WSD’s Free After-School Dinner Program

Click on each of the pictures below to view the three corresponding news stories. [Updated March 2, 2018]  

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Marble Run Physics Lesson for 3rd Grade Turner Students

Turner STEAM teacher Russ Bush’s lesson Marble Run focused on physics and measurement. Constructing and testing various tube heights and lengths, Ms.Hensley’s 3rd grade class explored questions like does the marble pick up speed or slow down and why?

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Superintendent Letter: Security A Top Priority

Read the Superintendent’s letter to teachers and staff on safety and security at our schools. A similar letter was sent home to parents.

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District Launching After-School Dinner Program for All School Age Children in Wilkinsburg

On Monday, February 26, 2018, the Wilkinsburg School District, in partnership with The Nutrition Group, will launch an after-school dinner program for all school age children in Wilkinsburg. These meals are free and open to students 18 years of age or younger (Pre-K through 12th grade). Additional details in the flyer below:

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5th Graders Explore Exhibits & Perform with the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble

Yesterday, 5th graders from Kelly Elementary attended a field trip hosted by the Carnegie Mellon Urban Music Partnership.  They spent the morning exploring the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and the afternoon collaborating with students and professors from Carnegie Mellon’s music department.  Select 5th graders had the opportunity to perform in a side-by-side concert with […]

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Good Student Behavior on Children’s Museum Field Trip Impresses Wilkinsburg Community Leader

Check out these pictures from a recent Kelly Elementary School field trip to the Children’s Museum. The students had a lot of fun! Also, read the letter copied below from Pastor Deborah Warren of the #Wilkinsburg Second United Presbyterian Church. She was at the museum on the day of their field trip and wrote us a wonderful letter […]

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School Storytelling Assemblies with the Queen of Hearts

Pre-K and Kindergartners at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools enjoyed a lovely visit by the Queen of Hearts. At her storytelling assemblies, students enacted parts of the story as characters and learned big words and ideas such as “cooperation” and “responsibility.”

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School Community Visioning Conference at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy

This Saturday, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy – where our 7th-12th graders go to school – is hosting a Visioning Conference for the school community. Attending parents, students, teachers, staff, alumni and community members will have the opportunity to give their input and help build the framework for student success beyond high school. #PartnershipPride

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Kelly & Turner January Student of the Month Winners

Three cheers for our January Student of the Month winners! Congratulations and keep up the good work.

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Kelly Kindergarten Students Celebrate Groundhog’s Day with Miss Cookie

Miss Cookie visited Kelly Elementary School’s kindergarten classrooms to read students a story about Groundhog’s Day. She also brought her famous groundhog-shaped cookies. The students loved Miss Cookie’s company, story time and, of course, the treats!

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February Wilkinsburg Sun Issue

The February issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun is here. Check out the School District page below, then click here to read the rest of the newsletter!

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