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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Dante Jones, Former Wilkinsburg High School Student, Crowned King at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Prom

Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy announced a new Prom King last Thursday, and he is one of the newest members of the Bulldogs family. The students and staff at Pittsburgh Westinghouse were so elated they began chanting his name. Since the beginning of our partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, Dante Jones has participated in service learning projects, […]

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Turner Families Visit Wilkinsburg High School for Open House Event

On June 7th, parents of Turner Elementary School students had the first of two opportunities to see the recently closed – but soon to be reopened – Wilkinsburg High School, which will be the temporary new home for students and staff while renovations are underway at Turner during the 2017-2018 academic year. Another Open House […]

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End of the Year Letter from the Superintendent to Faculty

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Our Friends at Pittsburgh Public Schools Attend & Celebrate 6th Grade Promotions

Our friends at Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) stopped by to see the 6th Grade Promotions at both Turner and Kelly Elementary Schools and celebrated the academic milestone with our students and their families. Members of the PPS team were formally introduced to the attendees and the Acting Assistant Principal, Ms. Accamando welcomed students to PPS […]

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