• 50 Former Wilkinsburg HS Books Donated to Ugandan Orphanage Malayaka House
  • Wilkinsburg’s School District and Community Create Blueprint for the Future
  • District Launching After-School Dinner Program for All School Age Children in Wilkinsburg
  • Video: 3rd Grader Kelly Students Create 3-D Self Portraits
  • State Education Panel Shows Interest in Pittsburgh-Wilkinsburg Partnership Success
  • Enroll at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools now!
  • Gifted Math Students Compete in Duquesne University’s CalcuSolve Tournament
  • Assistant to the Superintendent, Dr. Cubelic, Receives Prestigious 2017 Outstanding Supervision Award
  • Transformation and Turnaround at the Wilkinsburg School District [White Paper]
  • Half Day Early Dismissal Dates for 2017-2018 School Year
  • School Board & Superintendent Update on Elementary Schools Renovations

Wilkinsburg School District is a small system of walkable neighborhood schools that has proudly served its community for over 100 years. Our board, leadership, and faculty promote academic excellence and personal growth through strong programs and community ties. Our commitment to continuous improvement in educational and extracurricular opportunities are evidenced at Kelly and Turner elementary schools, where programs and facilities are being upgraded, and through our middle and high school partnership with Pittsburgh Public Schools, which enables our children to take advantage of the superior learning opportunities at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy starting in 2016-2017.

March Issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun

The March issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun is here! School district page pictured below. To read the rest of the newsletter, go to: https://wilkinsburgsun.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/wilksunmarchweb.pdf.


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]  


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?


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.


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:


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 […]


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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