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.
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 […]
Mrs. Morrow brought her 2nd grade reading interventionist group to Ms. Meszaro’s kindergarten classroom to perform the play The Coyote and the Rabbit. They were very expressive while reading their parts. Afterwards, the kindergartners and second graders discussed the characters and the setting of the story. Everyone did a fabulous job!
Magnet schools and programs allow students to pursue special interests, talents or career goals. Magnet schools are not neighborhood specific-so students who reside anywhere in the Pittsburgh Public School District can apply to attend. BECAUSE OF THE PARTNERSHIP WILKINSBURG HAS WITH PITTSBURGH, WILKINSBURG STUDENTS MAY ALSO APPLY FOR MAGNET PROGRAMS FOR UPCOMING 7TH GRADE. Please […]
Thank you Mr. Feldman for organizing and running this fantastic day! The students had a blast.
Turner Elementary School’s first grade team recently held a beach-themed afternoon of fun in the basketball court and playground areas for 160 Pre-K through 3rd graders meeting good behavior goals. The kids played with chalk and participated in a sand treasure hunt, a beach ball golf course, hula dress-up and beach ball relay races, a duck pond and […]
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Superintendent Dr. Linda Iverson made the front page of the Wilkinsburg Sun’s June issue! Also, check out the stories about our Assistant to the Superintendent Dr. Cathleen Cubelic and the temporary move of elementary students into the former high school building during Turner school renovations. To see the community newsletter in full, go to: https://wilkinsburgsun.files.wordpress.com/2017/06/wilksunjun17web.pdf