Tail Waggin’ Tutors Boost Student Reading Skills & Self-Confidence

Tail Waggin’ Tutors are back at Kelly Elementary School. This volunteer program encourages students to boost their reading skills and self-confidence by reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. Students love to read to the dogs, because they are non-judgmental and calming.

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Pre-K Students Engage in STEAM Classroom Activities

For STEAM class, Pre-K students engaged in activities that taught them the location of the sun and stars, as well as the nature of birds, where they live and how they fly. 100% of the classroom was actively involved in the lesson. The visuals used motivated them to participate and kept them engaged the entire […]

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Oct. Issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun

Check out district and community news in the Oct. issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun.

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Turner Students Acclimating to Temporary New Home at Former MS/HS

Mrs. Carey, a Kindergarten Teacher at Turner Elementary School, talks about how students are doing since moving to their temporary new home at the former middle and high school building: “The students seem to be adjusting well to our new site. Because it is a new building many are still getting used to the size […]

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Early Dismissal: Sept. 20 and No School: Sept. 21

Early Dismissal Wednesday, September 20,2017@ 12:45 pm NO SCHOOL There will be NO SCHOOL on Thursday, September 21, 2017, Act 80 Day. School will resume on Friday, September 22, 2017.

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Update from School Board President Ed Donovan on Elementary School Renovations

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Wilkinsburg Students Invited to PPS Magnet School Fair, Sept. 16

Wilkinsburg students interested in exploring Pittsburgh Public Schools’ magnet options are invited to check out the Magnet School Fair! It’s this Saturday, September 16th from 9AM–1PM at Pittsburgh SciTech, 107 Thackeray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. #ParnershipPride

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Wilkinsburg School District in the News

Check out recent news coverage of the Wilkinsburg School District. New Pittsburgh Courier Superintendent Dr. Linda Iverson brings brighter outlook for Wilkinsburg schools Pittsburgh Post-Gazette First year of Westinghouse-Wilkinsburg partnership praised, but challenges ahead WPXI Wilkinsburg holds back to school event ahead of new year Big changes as Wilkinsburg students go back to school   […]

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Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy Back to School Block Party, Sept. 9

Enjoy our Back to School Night celebration? Well, the fun isn’t over yet. Wilkinsburg families with students attending Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy next year are invited to Pittsburgh Public Schools’ block party, Saturday, Sept. 9th from 12:00-4:00pm. A bus will be available to shuttle Wilkinsburg families attending the block party to Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy in front of the Wilkinsburg School District […]

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Photos from Back to School Night Celebration

We had a great time at yesterday’s Back to School Night event. Thank you for celebrating the upcoming school year with us!

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Welcome Back Letter from Superintendent to Wilkinsburg Community

To read the superintendent’s letter to the Wilkinsburg community in full, please click the following link: letter.

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