Grable Foundation & OnHand Schools Visit Kelly Elementary to See Kandoolu Program in Action

Today, trustees from the Grable Foundation and representatives from OnHand Schools joined Superintendent Dr. Linda Iverson and Assistant to the Superintendent Dr. Cathleen Cubelic in Ms. Polosky’s fifth grade classroom at Kelly Elementary School to see the Kandoolu program in action. Kandoolu, a real-time formative assessment tool that gives immediate feedback on student understanding and suggests resources […]

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Superintendent Letter on District PSSA Scores

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Assistant to the Superintendent, Dr. Cubelic, Receives Prestigious 2017 Outstanding Supervision Award

Dr. Cathleen Cubelic, Assistant to the Superintendent at Wilkinsburg Schools, was awarded the prestigious 2017 Outstanding Supervision Award from the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (PASCD). Congratulations, Dr. Cubelic! Photo Credit: PASCD

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Turner Elementary School Celebrates Student of the Month Awardees

Check out the photos of Turner Elementary’s Student of the Month awardees for September and October! As a reward for their hard work, the students were invited to a special lunch and enjoyed pizza and cupcakes. Stay tuned for November’s winners.  

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Gifted Math Students Compete in Duquesne University’s CalcuSolve Tournament

Three of our gifted 6th grade students from Turner Elementary School participated in Duquesne University’s CalcuSolve math tournament for 7th & 8th graders. It put their problem-solving skills to the test! We are so proud of them for competing against older students. They also had the opportunity to explore parts of the campus.

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Students Hear Musical Works by George Gershwin at PSO Field Trip

Yesterday, Turner and Kelly Elementary School students in prekindergarten through first grade went on a field trip to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra live at Heinz Hall. They learned all about the famous American composer George Gershwin. The orchestra performed some of his more popular works, including “Summertime” and “Rhapsody in Blue”. While the musicians played, a picture […]

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Photos from Halloween Celebration at Turner Elementary

Both students and teachers alike dressed up last Friday for Turner Elementary School’s Halloween celebration.

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October Student of the Month Winners

Congratulations to the October Student of the Month winners! Keep up the good work.  

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Students Use Cardinal/Intermediate Directions to Create Pumpkin Globes

After reviewing map and globe reading skills, Ms. Polosky’s students created pumpkin globes and used cardinal/intermediate directions to place the earth’s seven continents in the correct places. They hand painted them using various colors of their choice. They also made map keys indicating which continents the colors represent.

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STEAM Class Sends 5th Grade Students to Children’s Museum Maker Faire

The fifth grade students at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools went on a field trip to Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh last week for their Remake Learning Education Friday. It was a behind-the-scenes first look at Maker Faire Pittsburgh 2017 for 1,500 local students and teachers. Students had direct access to the makers and innovators of the Faire […]

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Former Steelers QB Charlie Batch Delivers Backpacks to Turner Elementary Students

Last Thursday, Charlie Batch, a former quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, stopped by Turner Elementary to deliver backpacks to our 4th-6th grade students on behalf of the Best of the Batch Foundation. Thank you so much for your generosity!

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