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.
The theme of the 12th annual Wilkinsburg Community Concert is “Celebrate Wilkinsburg.” This year, resident conductor Larry Loh will conduct the concert and WQED-FM’s Jim Cunningham is our guest host. The concert also features Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra members, Rhian Kenny and Jennifer Steele, as soloists. All proceeds of the concert benefit music programs at the […]
On Monday, February 9, 300 students in Wilkinsburg’s Kelly and Turner elementary schools received their own i-Pads as part of a district-wide initiative to increase student achievement. Photo credit: Gary Pete
Five Wilkinsburg High School students had the chance to perform with members of Carnegie Mellon University’s wind ensemble in a special side-by-side concert on Thursday, February 5th. The performance was part of a special concert put on by CMU and included performances by the World Drumming ensemble made of students from Kelly and Turner elementary […]