• Magnet Schools Applications – Mark Your Calendars!
  • Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year – Letter from the Superintendent
  • Wilkinsburg’s School District and Community Create Blueprint for the Future
  • Enroll at Kelly and Turner Elementary Schools now!
  • District Launching After-School Dinner Program for All School Age Children in Wilkinsburg
  • Transformation and Turnaround at the Wilkinsburg School District [White Paper]
  • State Education Panel Shows Interest in Pittsburgh-Wilkinsburg Partnership Success

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.

School Reconfiguration Approved

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April Issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun 2018

The April issue of the Wilkinsburg Sun has arrived! Check out the Wilkinsburg School District page below and the full issue at this link here.

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15th Wilkinsburg Community Concert – An American Salute with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 7:00 P.M. Wilkinsburg High School Auditorium Andrés Franco, conductor An evening of patriotic music for friends and families with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in Wilkinsburg. The concert features Wilkinsburg students, Mayor Marita Garrett as narrator, and other special soloists. Selections include “Amazing Grace,” “God Bless America,” and The Armed Forces Salute. […]

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Miss Cookie’s Last Story for the School Year

Miss Cookie came to read her fourth and final story of the school year to the kindergarten classes at Kelly. She read an Easter story, showed her collection of Winnie The Pooh stuffed animals and gave each student a miniature chick. The kids love Miss Cookie and will miss her.

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Student Social Studies Assignment on U.S. Landform Regions and Bodies of Water

Ms. Polosky’s 5th grade students worked in groups and researched various landform regions and bodies of water.  For both subjects, they created mini-posters with labeled maps and detailed notes.  The students presented their work on landform regions and bodies of water separately, allowing for practice and feedback on their public speaking skills.  Students showed significant […]

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[Photo Gallery] Students Write Letters to Malayaka House Peers in Uganda

50 Former Wilkinsburg HS Books Donated to Ugandan Orphanage Malayaka House. Accompanying these books were letters written by 5th and 6th grade Turner Elementary School students to the Ugandan children who will be receiving them. Photo gallery below:

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STEAM Lesson “Parachute Drop” Teaches 2nd Graders About Gravity

Turner second graders learned about gravity during STEAM class lesson “Parachute Drop.” First, students constructed the parachute itself, measuring the lengths of the chute and the string, and tying the knots themselves. Then, STEAM teacher Russ Bush taught the students about gravity and the rate at which chute falls in feet per second. Students conducted […]

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