• Photos from Back to School Night Celebration
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  • Welcome Back Letter from Superintendent to Wilkinsburg Community
  • Transformation and Turnaround at the Wilkinsburg School District [White Paper]
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  • Wilkinsburg Resident, Mae Knight, Class of ’17 Co-Valedictorian at Pittsburgh Westinghouse
  • Wilkinsburg High School Reopening for Elementary Students Next Year During Turner School Renovations
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  • Half Day Early Dismissal Dates for 2017-2018 School Year

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.

A Co-Taught Math Lesson on Turn Around Facts

Mr. Weinstein and Mrs. Haut co-teach a math lesson to first graders on turn around facts (for example: 2+4 and 4+2). To demonstrate their knowledge of the concept, students describe to Mr. Weinstein how it’s done. He then added rigor to the lesson by asking if they could write the problem up and down instead […]

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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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